Nevada Pesticide Applicator's Certification Workbook

The Nevada Pesticide Applicator's Certification Workbook has been recently updated and is available for download below from the Nevada Department of Agriculture. In Nevada, the certification process for pesticide applicators consists of a general test and one or more category tests. All pesticide applicators should be familiar with the General Knowledge sections of the manual. Individual categories also require testing for certification. You may download the general knowledge sections and your category(ies) of interest. Contact Carrie Jensen at if you have questions.

Hefner, M., 2023, Nevada Pesticide Applicators Certification Workbook, Extension | University of Nevada, Reno. SP

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