The Oregon Department of Agriculture (ODA) works closely with industries in a shared commitment to protect human and environmental health while ensuring continued access to pesticides as a tool for food production, structure protection, and other beneficial uses.
This online pesticide recertification course emphasizes your relationship with the ODA and how they assist you in living up to your responsibilities as a pesticide applicator.
In this online Pest identification course, you will explore:
By the end of this on demand ODA insight course you will be able to explain the difference between certification and licensing, and distinguish between the different types of pesticide licenses and who is required to have them, and the activities allowed under each.
You will also gain an understanding of how the ODA works with applicators to:
To earn pesticide recertification credits, this ODA-approved course must be completed in the following order:
This course is self-paced and does not have an instructor.
This online course is approved for Oregon Department of Agriculture's pesticide applicator recertification credit.
The following courses are also currently approved by ODA's Pesticide Certification and license renewal:
Kaci Buhl is an Associate Professor of Practice at Oregon State University (OSU). She coordinates the Statewide Pesticide Safety Education Program, working to educate professional pesticide applicators. On the national level, Ms. Buhl is the Deputy Director of the Pesticide Educational Resources Collaborative, which creates pesticide manuals, exams, and other resources for professionals. She studied integrated pest management (IPM) at Michigan State University and previously coordinated the National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC).