Pesticide Testing Dates Set for Farmers in 2022

Posted: December 20, 2021

Farmers who need to renew their private pesticide applicator license have an opportunity at the DeKalb County Farm Bureau Center for Agriculture this winter.

In-person testing is scheduled for Wednesdays, Jan.12, Feb. 9, and March 9, 2022.

The Illinois Department of Agriculture will offer pesticide applicator testing from 9 a.m. until noon in the Farm Bureau Auditorium. This is a test-only session.

To register for the in-person testing go to the Illinois Department of Agriculture website:

Farmers are required to renew their Illinois private pesticide applicator license every three years.
The fee for the private pesticide applicator testing is $30.

For more information contact the Illinois Department of Agriculture, 815-787-5476. The Department of Ag offers testing year-round at its DeKalb office or farmers may test online.