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Download the Virginia Pesticide Applicator Certification Cycle Calendar [PDF] -- a valuable tool for applicators having to maintain their certification.

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Worker Protection Standard Training Available

Under an agreement with VDACS, Telamon, Inc. offers FREE WPS training in English and Spanish for employers anywhere in Virginia. For more information contact Roberto Quintero at Telamon's Richmond Office at 804-381-6082 or by email at:


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Online Virginia Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training

Virginia Cooperative Extension has announced the availability of a free online training and testing program (Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training, FACT).

Upon successful completion of the tests for each of ten subject areas, users of this online training program 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 (any additional suggestions to improve the site etc. are always welcomed).  


This program was developed primarily for turfgrass industry clientele involved in urban nutrient management, especially commercial fertilizer applicators and applicators treating municipal properties. Master gardeners are encouraged to work with the state master gardener program (David Close) at Virginia Tech for access.


The project is a collaborative effort between Virginia Cooperative Extension, Virginia Tech’s College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS), and the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (VDCR). 

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Training Manuals

Click HERE to order Virginia Certified Pesticide Applicator Training Manuals

Training - Certification

Certification Prep Courses for those seeking certification as pesticide applicators in Virginia.  See other options under Training

Training - Recertification

Click HERE to view PRIVATE APPLICATOR recertification courses.

Click HERE to view COMMERCIAL APPLICATOR recertification courses.

Online Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training

Fertilizer Applicator Certification Training (FACT) consists of 10 online, self-paced modules, which cover the knowledge areas in which one must be proficient in order to become a Certified Fertilizer Applicator (CFA) in Virginia. Click to access information.

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