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Private Applicators Training (July 13, 2022)

July 13 @ 8:00 am - 1:00 pm


Mark Arnold, Ellis County Extension Agent of Agriculture & Natural Resources, administers Private Applicator Training regularly at the Ellis County Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office (701 S. I-35 E., Waxahachie, 75165). The offered training dates change yearly based on the needs of the community.

Following Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) Rules & Regulations, receiving and/or maintaining a Private Applicators license requires a specific amount of continuing education hours (CEUs). CLICK HERE for the Texas Department of Agriculture Private Pesticide Applicators checklist (PDF).

  • 15 hours every 5 years with 2 in Laws & Regulations and 2 in IPM (Integrated Pest Management). You may take 10 hours via online or correspondence courses but you MUST have at least 5 hours of live instruction.
  • Complete paperwork, Extension Form D-1411, or TDA Form PS-404. You will need to apply for your license to take your exam*.

You must RSVP to attend one of the in-person training by contacting the office at (972) 825-5175.

Training Schedule

8:15 AM– Arrive and register at the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service office. Payment is required at the time of training. Cost: $60.00 (NOTE: pay using cash or check; we are unable to process credit or debit cards; cost covers the provided Training Manuals**)

8:30 AM – Training begins

1:00 PM– Training concludes

   **We encourage you to pick up your Training Manuals prior to the scheduled training date. This allows you to study and answer the practice questions before the required training class. Our office hours are Monday – Friday, 8-12 PM; 1-5 PM. The office CLOSES from 12-1 PM for lunch. 


July 13
8:00 am - 1:00 pm


Mark Arnold


Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Office, Ellis County
701 S. I-35E
Waxahachie, TX 75165 United States
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