Pesticide Applicator License Certification | Penton Online Continuing Education Portal

Penton Online Pesticide Applicator License Certification:

Online Course Portal 




Welcome to Penton Ag Media's Continuing Education (CE) portal with

16 pesticide applicator license courses

approved by more than 20 states and the

American Society of Agronomy for Certified Crop Advisers. 



  • This website/portal contains 16 continuing education/re-certification courses for licensed agricultural professionals nationwide, including California PCAs, Qualified Applicators, Private Applicators, County Permit Holders and Aerial Applicators. They are accredited by departments of agriculture in more than 20 states, including Arizona, Texas, Florida, Georgia and many other states. ALL are approved by the American Society of Agronomy for Certified Crop Advisers (CCA). CE units/hours.  Click on the states in the map below to find out what is available for you.
  • 14 of the 16 courses are offered free through the sponsorship of major agricultural suppliers.  Two (2) are paid courses ($50 per course).
  • Once you have successfully passed an accredited course with a minimum score of 70%, we will notify accrediting agencies that you have earned CE hours/units. You may take a course as many times as you want until you pass. A verification of attendance also will appear in your portal mailbox. It will include the course number and number of credits received.
  • You access the courses by creating your own personal account/mailbox with unique user name and password.
  • If you have already created a Penton Ag log-in and need assistance with your account (including user name, password retrieval, or updating your email address contact the CEU coordinator at or 559-326-7405. Please do not create another account. This is confusing and may preclude you from getting CE credit. If you believe you may have registered several years ago, you are still in our system and I can give you that information!
  • Hover your cursor over your state on the map below to discover which courses are approved for your state.
  • To login to your existing account or create a new account to take a course, click here or go to the login on the toolbar at the top of this page.