Pesticide Applicator License Certification | Penton Online Continuing Education Portal

Penton Agriculture/Western Farm Press

Online Pesticide Applicator License Re-Certification Courses



Welcome to Penton Agriculture/Farm Press's Continuing Education (CE) portal


What We Provide:
  • Accredited pesticide applicator license recertification courses.
  • 17 courses offered free through sponsorship of major agricultural suppliers.
Our Courses Are:
  • Accredited by more than 20 states. Click on the map below to find out what is available to you.
  • Accredited by the American Society of Agronomy for Certified Crop Advisers nationwide.
  • For licensed agricultural professionals nationwide, including California PCAs, Qualified Applicators, Private Applicators, County Permit Holders and Aerial Applicators.
Create a New Account and Take a Course:
  • Click on the map below to discover which courses are approved for your state.
  • Click here to create your new Pentonag log-in.
Already Have an Account?
  • If you have registered before, even if it was some time ago, please do not create another account.
  • Do you need assistance (help with username, password retrieval, or email address update)? Contact the CEU coordinator at, text/call 559-326-7405.
Taking Courses:
  • Access courses by creating your personal account.
  • Choose the course you would like to take.
  • Accrediting agencies are scrutinizing online courses more closely than ever. Courses now have a timer feature found in the top right corner. It is important to complete a course and quiz in one sitting, in order to not have the timer start over when you return to the course.
  • A minimum test score of 70% is required to earn credit.
  • You may retake a test as many times as you need.
  • Accrediting agencies will be notified of CE hours earned. This process may take 4-6 weeks.
  • Once you pass, you may access your attendance verification by clicking your “My Quiz History” tab.
Need More Information?
  • First see our FAQ page. You may find the information you are looking for.
  • Still need help? Contact the CEU coordinator at, text/call 559-326-7405.