Prior to issuance of this certification, the applicator must provide proof of having received training in “Green Industry Best Management Practices.” These classes are offered by the Department of Environmental Regulation (DEP) AND the University of Florida, IFAS. The following link will provide information and how to obtain this training: How to obtain training.
A limited commercial fertilizer applicator certificate expires four (4) years after the date of issuance. Before applying for renewal or re-certification, an applicant must complete 4 hours of acceptable continuing education, two of which must be in fertilizer best management practices.
Certification under this section does not authorize: