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October 16, 2020
VDACS Office of Pesticide Services Partners With Virginia Pesticide Management Association to Offer Pesticide Testing Opportunities
Contact: Michael Wallace

The Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) Office of Pesticide Services is collaborating with the Virginia Pest Management Association (VPMA) to offer pesticide applicators additional opportunities to take Commercial Applicator and Registered Technician tests. VPMA has made the following dates and locations for in-person testing available:

October 28, 2020
Sheraton Norfolk Waterside Hotel
777 Waterside Drive, Norfolk, VA 23510

October 29, 202
DoubleTree by Hilton Midlothian
1021 Koger Center Blvd., Richmond, VA 23235

November 12, 2020
Roanoke Higher Education
108 Jefferson St., Roanoke, VA 24016

January 13, 2021
Holiday Inn Express Washington DC SW – Springfield
6401 Brandon Ave., Springfield, VA 22150

Pesticide applicators who have completed all required coursework and have received a VDACS Notice of Authorization may schedule their exam at any Virginia Department of Motor Vehicle Customer Service Center or at one of the aforementioned in-person testing sites.

Pesticide applicators should register for a testing session as soon as possible as testing capacity may be limited to adhere to COVID-19 safety protocols.

Please visit the Frequently Asked Questions web page for more information on any of these upcoming testing sessions.

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