Agricultural Fertilizer Applicator Certification

Thursday, March 17, 2016 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm
OSU Waterman Farm at 2490 Carmack Rd., Columbus, OH 43210
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Contact name:
Mike Hogan
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3-hour training for those needing to become ceritified.

Fufills certification requirements

  • Participating in this workshop will fulfill the 3-hour requirement for farmers to become Certified Fertilizer Applicators in Ohio. This workshop is for all farmers who wish to become Certified Fertilizer Applicators, regardless if they have a pesticide applicators license.

Who needs the agicultural fertilizer certification?

  • Fertilizer certification is required if you apply fertilizer (other than manure) to more than 50 acres of agricultural production grown primarily for sale. If you hire a co-op or other custom applicator to make your fertilizer applications, you do not need the certification.

What will be covered in the training?

  • Best management practices will be the basis of the agricultural fertilizer certification training with a focus on fertilizer applications that have the appropriate rate, timing, placement and source.

Pre-registration is required because space in limited.

Cost: FREE

Registration is available by calling the Franklin County Extension office at 614-866-6900 -OR- email Mike Hogan at