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Pesticide Program & Pesticide Applicator Testing
It is the Minnesota Department of Agriculture's (MDA) policy to allow pesticide applicators to be tested by their County
Agricultural Inspector (CAI). The CAI assists in the testing of pesticide applicators to insure that pesticide applications
within the County are conducted by properly trained and licensed personnel.
Tests available at Becker SWCD by appointment.
Pesticide Testing Categories
||Field Crops Pest Management
||Turf & Ornamentals
||Natural Areas, Forestry, Rights of Way
||Ag. Pest Control-Animal
||Stored Grain & Fumigation
||Vertebrate Pest Control
||Sewer Root Control
||Food Processing Pest Control
For study materials contact Minnesota Extension Service:
Website: UMN Extension Pesticides
Report Fertilizer & Pesticide Incidents to the Minnesota Duty Officer at:
Toll Free: 800-422-0798
Pesticide Applicator License Checks
The CAI will conduct pesticide applicator license checks to help insure
that only properly licensed individuals within the county are applying pesticides. This will help reduce the misuse of pesticides
within the County.