Colorado Department of Pesticide Education Program at Colorado State University

Pesticide Applicator Study Guides


CEPEP's Pesticide Applicator Study Guides provide information to prepare pesticide applicators to meet Colorado's written test requirements.

The guides published by CEPEP are described below. Click on the title to order a copy from the University Resource Center. If you prefer to order by mail, use the order form found here, or by phone at 970-491-6198.

Agricultural Insect Control, Category 101: (2006)
For individuals preparing to be liciensed in the application of pesticides on agricultural plant, including applications performed on pastures, croplands and non-crop agricultural lands, to control invertebrate pests, including insects, mites, slugs, snails and nematodes.

 

Aquatic Pest Control, Category 108: (2011)
The application of pesticides to standing or running water when made to control aquatic weeds, amphibians, fish and other pests in water, except for pesticide applications which are included in the Public Health Category 110.

 

 

Forest Pest Control, Category 106: (2005)
For individuals preparing to be licensed in the application of pesticides in forests, forest nuseries, forest seed producing areas, windbreaks and downed timber.

 

 

General Study Guide: (2006)
For individuals seeking a commercial pesticide applicator's license.

 

 

 

Industrial and Right of Way Weed Control, Category 109: (2006)
For individuals preparing to be licensed in the application of pesticides on right-of-way areas involved in common transport such as federal, state and county highways and roads; electric utility lines (including transformer stations and substations); roadside rest areas and parks; pipelines; equipment yards; railroads; public surface drainage ways; irrigation ditchbanks; and bicycle, bridle, and snowmobile trails.

Ornamental Pest Control, Category 207: (2006)
For individuals preparing to be licensed in the application of pesticides to ornamental trees, shrubs, beds, flowers and other ornamental plants, except turf or indoor ornamental plants, to control invertebrate pests, including insects, mites, slugs, snails and nematodes, or to control plant diseases.

 

Outdoor Vertebrate Pest Control, Category 302: (2008)
For individuals preparing to be licensed in the application of pesticides, bait stations, or devices intended for use for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating vertebrates (excluding rats and mice) in or around homes, industrial plants and other sites, including outbuildings and farmsteads.

 

Interior Plantscape Pest Control: Category 307: (2006)
For individuals preparing to be licensed in the application of pesticides to house plants and other indoor ornamental plants kept or located within structures occupied by humans, including, but not limited to houses, apartments, offices, shopping malls, other places of business and other dwelling places.

 

Public Health Pest Control, Category 110: (2006)
For individuals preparing to be licensed in the application of pesticides in programs for large scale control of disease vectors except vertebrates.

 

 

Rangeland Pest Control, Category 107: (2009)
For individuals preparing to be licensed in the application of pesticides to rangeland areas: those lands on which the vegetation is predominantly grasses, forbs, or shrubs suitable for browsing, including desert scrub, prairies, grasslands, chapparal, and open woodland.

 

Residential/Commercial Pest Control, Category 304: (2006)
For individuals preparing to be licensed in the application of pesticides, bait stations, or devices intended for use for preventing, destroying, repelling or mitigating structural pests, including without limitation insects and rodents.

 

 

Turf Pest Control, Category 206: (2006)
For individuals preparing to be licensed in the application of pesticides on turf grass for home lawns, institutional and industrial grounds golf courses, athletic fields, other recreational turf, parks, roadsides, airports, and cemeteries.


 

Department of Bioagricultural Sciences and Pest Management:    Address   1177 Campus Delivery    Colorado State University     Fort Collins, CO 80523     Voice: 970-491-3947     Fax: 970-491-3862     cepep@colostate.edu


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