University of Vermont

Pesticide Safety Education Program

Initial Certification Review and Exam (CORE)

Annual workshop for review of the CORE manual followed by the CORE exam.

White River Junction, VT *SOLD OUT* Plenty of seats left in Burlington!
April 25, 2018

VFW Post 2571, 97 South Main Street

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Burlington, VT
April 26, 2018

Robert Miller Community Center, 130 Gosse Court

Meeting will be held from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at each location

Sponsored by UVM Extension and Vermont Agency of Agriculture with financial support from the USDA Risk Management Agency

Notes for 2018

  • Two site options are available. YOU ONLY NEED TO ATTEND ONE SITE. Please choose site during registration.
  • Registration is ONLINE ONLY. Please see links for each site below.
  • Lunch will NOT be provided. You may bring your own or leave during the break to seek other options. Kitchen facilities are not available.

Program Overview

This program will provide training and review of Vermont Pesticide regulations and the information covered in the CORE manual that is necessary to understand and to pass the CORE exam.

The CORE exam will be given after this training in the afternoon from 2-4pm. (No category exams will be given but can be scheduled with VAA for a later date.)

Coffee and pastries provided. Lunch on your own (see 'Notes for 2018').


This meeting is for anyone wishing a Vermont Pesticide Applicator license: landscapers, nursery employees, school custodial staff, farmers, agricultural employers (WPS compliance), garden center employees, pest control operators, government or municipal employees, university employees, etc.

Pesticide Applicators

This program will provide FOUR Vermont recertification credits.


Topics will be presented by members of UVM Extension and the Vermont Agency of Agriculture, Food and Markets.

Study Materials

It is necessary to study the CORE manual BEFORE the review to have all the knowledge necessary to pass the exam.

CORE manuals ($41) and required inserts must be obtained in advance from


Registration fee is $30.
After April 11th, Late Registration is $40.
Space is limited so register early!

Register ONLINE for BURLINGTON at:
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Register ONLINE for WHITE RIVER JCT at: *SOLD OUT* Plenty of seats left in Burlington!

To request a disability-related accommodation to participate in this program, please contact Sarah Kingsley-Richards at (802) 656-0475 by April 4, 2018 so we may assist you.


Please contact Sarah Kingsley-Richards at (802) 656-0475 or with questions.

"This institution is an equal opportunity provider" Issued in furtherance of Cooperative Extension work, Acts of May 8 and June 30, 1914, in cooperation with the United States Department of Agriculture. University of Vermont Extension, and U.S. Department of Agriculture, cooperating, offer education and employment to everyone without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, political beliefs, sexual orientation, and marital or familial status.

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