Welcome to the PAT Website
University of Wisconsin-Extension
Pesticide Applicator Training (PAT) program.
Questions about training? Call us at (608) 262-7588 or email us at PATprogram@mailplus.wisc.edu
- Manuals for training you to become a Wisconsin-certified pesticide applicator
- Supplementary training aids
- Fact sheets to help you comply with complicated pesticide regulations
Posting Tool [Let's Go]:
When using a pesticide it is very important that people around the treated area are aware that a pesticide has been applied. Posting signs after pesticide applications are required by law in certain situations. This tool will help guide you to which signs you must post, where, when and who is responsible for posting.
Like to read by IPad and Kindle?
PAT is now offering electronic versions of the following manuals: Field & Vegetable (Category 1.1), Soil Fumigation (Categories 25/107), Chemigation (Categories 26/109) and Aerial Application (Categories 9.9/111). These are PDF’s with interactive chapters lists and glosseries. When you buy one you will be emailed your manual and a training certificate will follow in the mail so you can take the test with DATCP (Commercial) or at your County Extension Office (Private).
Coming this December, Fruit Crops (Category 1.2), Forestry (Category 2.0), Turf & Landscape (Category 3.0), Greenhouse & Nursery (Category 3.1), Right-of-Way (Category 6.0).
Categories ► Find out which PAT category is best for you, along with details about each private and commercial applicator training manual.
Certification ► Find out how to order training materials, how to prepare for the certification exam, and the certification and licensing requirements for the different types of pesticide applicators.
Downloads ► Download fact sheets and training aids.
Program Info ► Find out who we are, where you can contact us, and what we do for you.
Revised for 2014…
Base Commercial Category Turf & Landscape (3.0), Fruit Crops (1.2 and 112/113), Right-of-Way (6.0), Forestry (2.0) and Greenhouse & Nursery (3.1 and 104/105).