Agriculture

Pesticide and Manure Licensing Program

Licences are issued to pesticide dealers and applicators and to manure applicators through the Pesticides and Manure Licensing Program, as required by Regulation under The Pesticides and Fertilizers Control Act.

The purpose of the Act is to ensure the safe and proper application of pesticides and manures through education and technical support to dealers and applicators. Certification and licence requirements are outlined in the Pesticides and Fertilizers Licence Regulation and the Manure Regulation.

 

How to apply for Pesticide Applicator License?

Step 1 Certification/ Courses - Applicants must demonstrate, through successful completion of pesticide courses, that they are qualified to apply pesticides. The following courses are required prior to applying for an applicator license.

  • Pesticide Core**
  • Pesticide Course in appropriate category** 
  • IPM landscape/ Golf Course (only applicable to Landscape/ Golf Course Category License)

** Required courses. Licenses will not be issued until all required courses are completed.

All courses are offered by Assiniboine Community College (ACC). Contact ACC at 1-800-862-6307 ext 6716 to register for courses.

 

Step 2 Insurance - Individuals applying for a Pesticide Applicator Licence are required to have general liability insurance (excluding chemical misuse and spray drift damage insurance) of at least $250,000. Pesticide applicators must also have chemical misuse and spray drift insurance of at least $25,000. Individual or company policies are acceptable.

 

Step 3 Applicator Licence Application - Pesticide Applicator Licenses are issued by Manitoba Agriculture.

A complete applicator license application package will include-

  1. A completed and signed Applicator License Application Form
  2. Copy of Final Grade Report issued by Assiniboine Community College
  3. Copy of insurance policy clearly identifying required coverage
  4. $100 cheque payable to "Minister of Finance"

 

How to apply for Pesticide Dealer License?

Step 1 Certification/ Courses - Applicants must demonstrate, through successful completion of pesticide courses, that they are qualified to sell pesticide products to the end users. The following courses are required prior to applying for an applicator license.

  • Pesticide Core**
  • Pesticide course in Agricultural Ground or LIvestock or structural category**

** Required courses. Licenses will not be issued until all required courses are completed.

All courses are offered by Assiniboine Community College (ACC). Contact ACC at 1-800-862-6307 ext 6716 to register for courses.

Note: Dealer Licenses may be considered in other categories on a case-by-case basis

Dealerships carrying pepper spray products (eg bear spray, dog spray etc) are required to review "Information Guide for Pepper Spray Dealers".

 

Step 2 Dealer License Application - Pesticide Dealer Licenses are issued by Manitoba Agriculture.

A complete dealer license application package will include-

  1. A completed and signed Dealer License Application Form
  2. Copy of Final Grade Report issued by Assiniboine Community College
  3. $100 cheque payable to "Minister of Finance"

 

How to apply for Manure Applicator License?

Step 1 Certification/ Courses - Applicants must demonstrate through successful completion of Custom Manure Application certification course, that they are qualified to apply manure.

** Custom Manure Application Certification Course is offered by Assiniboine Community College (ACC). Contact ACC at 1-800-862-6307 ext 6716 to register for the course.

 

Step 2 Insurance - Individuals applying for a Manure Applicator License are required to have general liability and property damage insurance of at least $500,000.

 

Step 3 Manure Applicator License Application - Manure Applicator LIcenses are issued by Manitoba Agriculture.

A complete manure applicator license package will include-

  1. A completed and signed Manure Applicator License Application Form
  2. Copy of Final Grade Report issued by Assiniboine Community College
  3. Copy of insurance policy clearly identifying required coverage
  4. $100 cheque payable to "Minister of Finance"

 

Note: Incomplete license applications will not be processed

Send completed and signed licence application form, supporting documents and payment to:

The Pesticide and Manure Licensing Program
Manitoba Agriculture
Box 1149
Carman, MB R0G 0J0
(204) 745-5660

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