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Howard Cook
Section Supervisor
Extension 4504
Robin Mooney
Licensing, Registration and Certification
Extension 4513

Obsolete Pesticides Collection Program
Pesticides Forms & Applications
Restricted Use Pesticides
How To Comply With The Worker Protection Standards for Agricultural Pesticides: What Employers Need to Know
Registered Pesticides
Pesticide FAQs
IPM Training Schedule
Did I Pass My IPM Exam?
Endangered Species Protection Bulletins

This unit is responsible for enforcing state laws and regulations developed to protect people from poisonings and to prevent environmental degradation that might result from improper use of pesticides on farms, in yards, and inside homes. Through this program, commercial pesticide applicators are trained, tested, and licensed to achieve a level of competence in the pesticide application industry. Diligent enforcement of these regulations reduces the incidence of pesticide poisonings and environmental damage.

Pesticide Safety and IPM Training

The University of Rhode Island has announced their latest Pesticide Safety and IPM Training schedule. All training classes will be held at URI's East Farm location, 2095 Kingstown Road, Building 75, Wakefield, RI. Prior to being licensed/certified, applicants are required to attend core training, which consists of two days with an exam at the conclusion of the second day. Pre-registration is required by mail.

Recertification of Applicators

Pesticide applicators need to take continuing education credits in order to maintain their certificates and licenses. Please click here for more information.

Endangered Species Protection Bulletins

Endangered Species Protection Bulletins are part of the EPA's Endangered Species Protection Program. By law, you are required to follow the pesticide use limitations set forth in the bulletin for your county, pesticide active ingredient and application month. Click here for the EPA's Endangered Species Protection Bulletins website, which proides more detailed information and current bulletins.

Statutes and Regulations

Rhode Island General Laws: Regulations:

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