To help you meet the continuing education requirements of your pesticide applicator license or certificate, here are a few recommendations. 

Start early. Continuing education activities occur year-round across the state. In Nueces County alone, in the year 2010, 34 hours of CEUs were offered by the Nueces County Extension Office. You may not find affordable, convenient or sufficient numbers of opportunities if you wait until your license or certificate renewal deadline is near.

Monitor the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) list of approved recertification courses and training contacts. It’s available from the Certification and Training Division by calling 800-835-5832 (800-TELL-TDA). The list, along with links to Internet - accessible continuing education units (CEUs), is also posted on the TDA website at http://ceusearch.texasagriculture.gov/.  Another excellent source of CEU information is your local County Extension Agent with Texas AgriLife Extension Service.