PESTICIDE/FERTILIZER SECTION:
Regulates the distribution and application
of pesticides and fertilizers in the State of Indiana

 


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Category
Required CCH's
Description
Category 1 - Agricultural Pest Management
20
This category includes individuals using or supervising the use of pesticides on non-crop agricultural lands such as pastures or in the production of agricultural crops, including, but not limited to: Grains, Soybeans and oil seed, Forage, Vegetables, Fruits, Nuts
Category 2 - Forest Pest Management
10
This category includes individuals using or supervising the use of pesticides in forest or forest nurseries
Category 3A - Ornamental Pest Management
15
This category includes individuals using or supervising the use of pesticides on ornamental plants and related areas such as:  Driveways, Sidewalks, Residential parking areas, Landscape beds, Fence lines
Category 3B - Turf Management
20
This category includes individuals using or supervising the use of pesticides or fertilizers on turf and related areas such as:  Driveways, Sidewalks, Residential parking areas, Landscape beds, but not to ornamental plantings within the beds, Fence lines, Riprap.  This category does not include the use of pesticides for the purpose of managing pests to prevent infestation of a structure.
Category 4 - Seed Treatment
10
This category includes individuals using or supervising the use of pesticides on seed stocks for the purpose of managing pest organisms that are anticipated to attach the plant or germinating seed.
Category 5 - Aquatic Pest Management
15
This category includes individuals using or supervising the use of pesticides purposefully applied to: Standing or running water, Wetland, Related areas such as riprap.
Category 6 - Industrial Weed Management
15
This category includes individuals using or supervising the use of pesticides in the maintenance of public or private: Roads, Utility rights of way, Pipelines, Railway rights of way, Parking lots, Ditch banks, Riprap, Fence lines, Restoration areas, Substations, Other similar areas.
Category 7A - Industrial, Institutional, Structural, and Health-Related Pest Management
20
This category includes individuals using or supervising the use of pesticides for management of pests other than termites in or around structures such as:  Human dwellings, Offices, Retail establishments, Farm structures, Restaurants, Warehouses, Institutional establishments, Industrial facilities, Food processing facilities.
Category 7B - Termite Control
15
This category includes individuals using or supervising the use of pesticides for the management of termites and other wood destroying organisms.  Certification in this category also qualifies individuals to inspect structures for the purpose of determining the presence or absence of evidence of termites or other wood destroying organisms.
Category 7D - Fumigation
20
Certification in this category is required for all individuals using or supervising the use of pesticides that in the gaseous state are designed to kill or repel pests.
Category 8 - Community-Wide Mosquito Control
15
This category includes governmental employees or other individuals using or supervising the use of pesticides for community-wide mosquito abatement.
Category 11 - Aerial Application
20
Certification in this category is required for all individuals who apply pesticides by means of: Fixed wing aircraft, Rotary wing aircraft, Ultra-light aircraft, Lighter-than-air aircraft.
Category 12 - Wood Destroying Pest Inspection
10
Certification in this category limits individuals to the inspection of structures for the purpose of determining evidence of the presence or absence of termites or other wood destroying organisms. It does not permit these individuals to use or supervise the use of pesticides for hire.  The certification requirements for this category shall be determined by the State Chemist.
Category 13 - Limited Certification
10
This category includes individuals using or supervising the use of a very limited number of specialized pesticides in or on a very limited number of types of sites and situations not adequately covered by other categories listed in this section.  The requirements for these limited certifications should be determined by the State Chemist.
Category 14 - Agricultural Fertilizer Application
3
This category includes individuals using or supervising the use of any fertilizer for hire or manure fertilizer from a confined feeding operation (CFO) in the production of agricultural crops.
Category RT - Registered Technician
8
This individual must be supervised by a fully certified applicator.