Alabama Pesticide Information

Ground Equipment Mode of Application - General Information

Please note: Ground Application (Mode of Application) is required as part of other Commercial Pesticide Categories. This is not a stand alone permit. If you are looking for more information regarding Permits that require Ground Application testing see: Agricultural Pest Control - Plant Permit, Aquatic Pest Control Permit, Forest Pest Control Permit, Public Health Permit, and Right of Way Permit. You will find these categories require a Mode of Application Test (Aerial or Ground Equipment). Relevant study material for this testing is incorporated into those category study manuals.

Ground Equipment

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Ground Equipment

In addition to testing at the Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries in Montgomery, Computer-based testing is available on a weekly basis at eight testing sites in the state of Alabama. Cost of exams for this method is $125.00 per exam. You may sign up to take the online exams by visiting; once approved, you will receive an approval email from the Alabama Department of Agriculture.


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Requirements and Other Forms

Visit the Alabama Department of Ag Industries website for more information related to training, test dates, and any additional requirements needed to become certified.