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A collection of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) dealing with pesticides, pest management, and other related topics we receive routinely.

Applicator Certification

A collection of frequently asked questions (FAQ) for applicators with questions on maintaining your license, getting certified, getting recertified, obtaining training manuals, exams, whether to get certified, and other related topics.

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General Questions

A collection of questions about pesticides and pest management dealing with the home and farm environment including gardens, lawns, structures, and other related topics.

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Pesticide Recordkeeping

Questions related to federal and state pesticide recordkeeping for private and commercial applicators, and pesticide dealers.

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Combined FAQ - EPA Regions

EPA Agency-wide Frequently Asked Questions database.  You can browse through the database, search, or submit a question. Here are a few FAQ links:

Fertilizer Certification

Online Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training


Virginia Cooperative Extension offers a free online training and testing program (Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training, FACT)

Upon successful completion of this online training program, users meet the requirements of becoming a Virginia Certified Fertilizer Applicator as administered through the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS). The link to the FACT website is and complete instructions on how to access the system, enroll in the training, complete the training and testing, and contact information for any questions are provided.

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