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Pesticide Safety Education

University of Idaho educates applicators on pesticide safety. UI Extension promotes the safe use of pesticides to protect human health and the environment.

2023 Pesticide Recertification Webinar Series

Check back for the next series update.

2023 Pesticide Pre-License Trainings

2023 Sessions available:

Urban Pesticide Pre-License Training

  • January 19-20; daily 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (Mountain Time)
  • Location: 2023 Idaho Horticulture Expo; Boise Centre, 850 W Front St., Boise 83702
  • Registration is $75 per participant.
  • In-person with two-day agenda
  • Focus will be on the following categories: Ornamental Insecticide (OI), Ornamental Herbicide (OH), General Pest (GP), and Core (CO). 

Registration for Pre-License Trainings includes access to eLearning modules and study materials housed on the National Extension Foundation website. These materials prepare students for the two-day class and the statewide exams. All materials will be available to each registered student with continued access until three weeks after the training. 

Note: Enrollment will close 8 a.m. (Mountain Time) the day before each training

To enroll:

  1. Select Register today link below.
  2. Choose a session.
  3. Enroll with your contact information.
  4. Click continue.
  5. Add another attendee or session by clicking “Add another attendee,” if desired.
  6. Complete the required fields for each attendee.
  7. Continue to confirm your order.
  8. Receive study materials and instructions from within 24 business hours. It is important to check your email regularly or save as a contact. This will reduce risk of losing the email.

Register today with Marketplace

Marketplace does accept webCheck payments with routing and account numbers.



Pesticide exams and licenses are issued by the Idaho State Department of Agriculture (ISDA). For licensing information, visit the ISDA website. Online registration with the ISDA is required before an exam session.

Prepare for the Law and Safety and Private Applicator exams by studying eight online modules.

Worker Protection Standard (WPS)

The Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) Agricultural Worker Protection Standard (WPS) is aimed at reducing the risk of pesticide poisoning and injury among agricultural workers and pesticide handlers.

EPA-approved training materials for the new WPS have expanded content and are available ( at the Pesticide Education Resources Collaborative (PERC).

For local WPS information, go to Idaho State Department of Agriculture.

Pesticide Training Manuals

Getting ready for applicator licensing or renewal? Check our listing of required study materials.


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Contact Us

Integrated Pest Management

Mailing Address:
University of Idaho Boise
322 E Front St, Suite 180
Boise, ID 83702

Phone: 208-364-4046