Agriculture & Natural Resources
Lawn & Garden Care
- Soil Testing Instructions
- 5 Minute Guide to a Great Lawn - Centipede
- 5 Minute Guide to a Great Lawn - St. Augustine
- 5 Minute Guide to a Great Lawn - Bermuda
- 5 Minute Guide to a Great Lawn - Zoysia
- Mowing Heights
Private Pesticide Testing by video is available by appointment -
Monday through Thursday at 1:00 p.m. It will take about 3 to 4 hours of your time. Call Teresa for an appointment (229) 436-7216.
Private Pesticide Testing by CD - We have the Interactive CD, Applying Pesticides Correctly for Private Applicators and GCAPP. You watch it and take the test at the same time. You can do this in our office or you can take a copy of the CD with you to use at home. When you have completed the CD test, print out a certificate, bring it to us along with the CD and we will send your certificate in for your license.
Private Pesticide Testing Online - The Georgia Private Pesticide Applicator Exam may be completed online by going to http://gaprocerts.com Please ensure you are connected to a working printer before you begin the exam. You will be required to print a certificate of completion and take it to your local County Extension Office with the appropriate identification as required by the Department of Agriculture
Your County Extension Office will assist you in your application submission.
Online Exam Instructions: (you need to have a current email address).
Go to http://gaprocerts.com
Select Create New Account and complete registration form.
To verify your new account, you need to go to your email site and select the link provided in the email sent to your address.
Enter in PPE2014 when asked for an enrollment key.
Review the 12 videos and take the 3 mini quizzes before taking the final test. The final test will not be available until you have taken all 3 quizzes.
Successfully complete the final test and then a Certificate of Completion will be available in a link at the bottom of the page.
Print your certificate and take it, along with a signed and notarized affidavit and the required identification to your County Extension Office.
Commercial Pesticide Testing is offered locally at Albany Technical College. George Paul, Horticulture Instructor, is the person to talk with; you can email him at firstname.lastname@example.org or call (229) 430-3540.
Pesticide License Credit Hours - To check how many credit hours you have or need (and the due date) for your pesticide license you can go to Georgia Dept. of Ag website and enter your name. Or you can call Teresa at (229) 436-7216 and she will find your info for you.
~You can also check for upcoming programs that offer pesticide credits at this same website.