WEST CHESTER, Pa — Do you or your employees need a pesticide applicator license? Are you anxious about passing the Pennsylvania Department of Agriculture pesticide applicator's exam?

Penn State Extension is holding a course to help professionals prepare to take the exams. The course includes training for core, category 6 (ornamental and shade trees), category 7 (lawn and turf), category 10 (right-of-way and weeds) and category 23 (parks/school pest control).

The course will be held July 29-30 (core), July 31 (categories 6 and 23), Aug. 5 (category 7) and Aug. 6 (category 10) at Turf Equipment Supply Company, 16 Hagerty Blvd., West Chester.

Cost depends on the number of categories that participants register for, ranging from $50 for one category to a maximum of $150. The course includes lunches and refreshments.

Register at bit.ly/PestApp or call 877-345-0691.

Training packets and PDA test fees are not included in the cost of the course. Order training packets in advance from bit.ly/PSUstudy or call 1-877-345-0691.

Bring training packets to the first day of the class.