Licensed Pest Control Companies


Fields and Categories

License field designations:

The following fields are established for the licensing of pest control personnel.

    A = Aerial - The use of aircraft for the application of pesticides on standing or running water, rangeland, agricultural crops, forest, idle cropland and noncropland associated with the production of agricultural crops.

    B = Agricultural ground - The use of ground equipment for the application of pesticides on livestock, rangeland, agricultural crops, idle cropland and noncropland associated with the production of agricultural crops.

    C = Urban and structural - The use of ground equipment for the application of pesticides in urban areas and in, on or around structures.
      

    D = Government agency - The use of pesticides classified for general use by an employee of a federal, state or local government agency, including, without limitation, for highway maintenance, weed control or structural pest control.

      License category designations:

        Aerial license categories

        • Insect pests (A1) - The application of insecticides, miticides and acaricides
        • Weeds (A2) - The application of herbicides and plant growth regulators.
        • Desiccants and defoliants (A3)- The application of desiccants and defoliants.
        • Fungi pests (A4) - The application of fungicides, bactericides and nematicides.

          Agricultural ground license categories

          • Insect pests (B1) - The application of insecticides, miticides and acaricides
          • Weeds (B2) - The application of herbicides and plant growth regulators.
          • Desiccants and defoliants (B3)- The application of desiccants and defoliants.
          • Fungi pests (B4) - The application of fungicides, bactericides and nematicides.
          • Vertebrate pests (B5) - The application of various substances on agricultural ground for the control of vertebrate pests, including, without limitation, the use of fumigants for burrowing rodents. This category does not include the control of vertebrate pests in, on or around industrial complexes, institutional complexes, dwelling units or other structures designed for use by humans, or on ornamentals or turf in, on or around such structures.

            Urban and structural license categories

            • Limited landscape (C1) - The control of insect pests, vertebrate pests and plant diseases and the use of plant regulators on ornamental and turf in urban areas if the fruit trees are not used for commercial purposes.
            • Industrial and institutional (C2) - The control of insect pests and vertebrate pests in, on or around industrial complexes, institutional complexes and dwelling units.
            • Structural (C3) - The control of wood-destroying pests, inspection for wood-destroying pests and inspection for conditions conducive to infestations of wood-destroying pests.
            • Fumigation (C4) - The use of poisonous and lethal fumigants.
            • Aquatic (C5) - The control of insect pests, weeds and vertebrate pests in aquatic areas that are used or are intended for use in and around industrial complexes, institutional complexes and dwelling units.
            • Weeds (C6) - The control of weeds in the maintenance of landscapes, turf and rights-of-way, including, without limitation, public roads, power lines, pipelines and railway rights-of-ways. This category does not include the control of aquatic weeds.
            • Preservation of wood (C7)- The application of pesticides directly to wood or wood products that are not a part of a habitable structure to prevent or control the degradation of the wood or wood product by a wood-destroying organism, including, without limitation, a fungus or bacterium.  

              Governmental agency

              • Agricultural plant (D1) - The control of any pest on or around any agricultural crop, including, without limitation, on or around land used for the production of forage, grain, pasture, seed, row and fruit crops and rangeland, idle cropland and land on which crops are not planted that is associated with the production of agricultural crops, excluding fumigation pest control.
              • Rangeland and forest (D2) - The control of any pest in rangeland, forest, forest nurseries and forest seed-producing areas, including, without limitation, site preparation, release work, insect control and reforestation projects.
              • Ornamental, turf, nursery, greenhouse and interior landscape (D3) - The control of any pest in the maintenance and production of ornamental plants and turf or the maintenance of a nursery, greenhouse or interior landscape, including, without limitation, the production and maintenance of ornamental trees, shrubs, flowers, home fruit trees and home vegetable gardens, excluding fumigation pest control.
              • Seed treatment (D4) - The treatment of seeds to control insects, fungi, bacteria and other microorganisms, excluding fumigation pest control.
              • Aquatic and mosquito (D5)  - The control of any pest, including, without limitation, insects, weeds and fish, associated with standing or running water, including, without limitation, reservoirs, lakes, rivers, aquatic cropland and wetland areas, excluding public health pest control.
              • Right-of-way and weed (D6) - The control of any pest in the course of maintaining a right-of-way, including, without limitation, the treatment of roadsides, utilities, railroads, land on which crops are not planted, fence lines, structural perimeters and other similar areas.
              • General pest control, industrial and institutional (D7) - The control of insect and vertebrate pests in, on or around industrial complexes, institutional complexes and dwelling units.
              • Wood-destroying insects (D8) - The control of any wood-destroying insect, including, without limitation, termites, in, on or around any structure, including, without limitation, homes, storage sheds and warehouses, excluding fumigation pest control.
              • Wildlife control (D9) - The application of various substances, including, without limitation, fumigants, for the control of wildlife pests on rangelands, forests, agricultural crops, idle cropland and land on which crops are not planted that is associated with the production of agricultural crops, excluding the control of wildlife pests in, on or around industrial complexes, institutional complexes or dwelling units or predatory pest control. 
              •  Fumigation pest control (D10): 

                •  Commodity fumigation (D10a) - The control of any pest that infests raw agricultural or processed commodities, animal feeds and commodity storage facilities where such commodities are  held or stored, including, without limitation, tarpaulin fumigation and fumigation of grain elevators, rail cars, truck trailers, vans, aquatic vessels, air and sea containers, other static  sealable enclosures, food processing plants, prepared bins, warehouses, beehives and other beekeeping equipment.
                •  Rodent burrow fumigation (D10b) - Outdoor fumigation for the control of rodents and moles, including, without limitation, marmots, woodchucks, rats, mice, ground squirrels, voles, pocket gophers and chipmunks.
                •  Soil fumigation (D10c) - The control of any pest that is present in the soil at the time of treatment, including, without limitation, plant-parasitic nematodes, soil-borne pathogens, weeds   and insects.
                 
              • Regulatory (D11) - The use or supervision of use by an employee of a state or federal governmental agency of pesticides to control pests designated by a federal or state agency as actionable, of quarantine concern or noxious weeds pursuant to a government program.
              • Sewer line root control (D12) - The control of plant roots in the maintenance of sewers.
              • Public health (D13) - The control of any pest having medical or public health importance.
              • Predatory pest control (D14) - The control of any predator in any habitat, including, without limitation, by using an M-44 device.

               

                Examples of license categories

                A1 = Aerial - Insect Pests
                B5 =  Agricultural ground - Vertebrate pests

                C5 = Urban and structural - Aquatic

                D13 = Government agency - Public Health