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General Farming 100/101

A. Printed Manual: GENERAL FARMING (Private)
Printed manuals are shipped via UPS. Your training certificate will be the first page of your manual. You will need to present this certificate to your proctor when you take your exam. Contact your County Extension office to schedule a certification exam. Some County Extension Offices are offering the exam, others are not. Please contact your County Extension Office to find out.

Starting in November you will get access to online training with the purchase of this manual. If you purchased your manual from a County Extension office, please register below (Option B) for free online training.

1) Find your County Extension Office.

2) Check to see if there is an in-person General Farming training near you.

8TH ED PRIVATE: $30.00 (CAT100/101) Add to Cart

B. General Farming Online Training - Purchased Manual from County

If you purchased your Private Applicator Training manual from your County Extension office, you can register to take the online training at no extra charge here. To take the training you will have to register below.

This online training can take the place of in-person training. From time of starting you will have 7 days to complete the training. Please keep the email with link to get back to the training if you leave it. Online training can be taken at any time. You will have access to training for 120 days of registration.

The certification exam is given by the County Extension Office. Some County Extension Offices are offering the exam, others are not. Please contact your county extension office to find out.

Once you have completed the training you will receive a Completion Receipt that you must show to the test proctor to be coded as attending a training.

Register For Online Training


C. General Farming Zoom Based Webinar

You must register to be considered attending the training. A roll call may be taken to assure attendance.

Private Applicator training for certification in General Farming. These will be trainings using Zoom Webinars. The training will start at 9:00 a.m. and end approximately 12:30 p.m. You must register to receive the Zoom link.

You will be emailed a Zoom invitation with link and password the previous business day, and registration will close at this time (no refunds after this invite has been sent).

Completion documents must match registration.

You must purchase a manual either from your participating County Extension Office or from this store. Those seeking Greenhouse & Nursery or Fruit Crops certification can take this training also.

Dates of webinars will be:

  • December 7
  • January 25
  • February 15
  • March 15
  • April 5

Register for a Zoom Webinar

The certification exam will not be provided. To schedule an exam, please contact your County's Extension Office.


D. General Farming In-Person Training and Certification Exam

Private Applicator Certification Training and exam in General Farming.

Training and session starts at 9:00 a.m. and lasts till 3.00 p.m. The Private applicator certification exam will be given after the training.

Lunch will not be provided

You must purchase the training fee with training manual either from your participating County Extension Office or from this web site before attending the training/exam.

For information of other Private Applicator Trainings in your area.

1) Kenosha County Center, Bristol: $10.00 (Feb 28) Add to Cart
2) Janesville Conference Center, Holiday Inn: $10.00 (Feb. 22) Add to Cart
3) Dodgeville, The Dodger Bowl: $10.00 (March 17) Add to Cart
4) Metropolis Resort - Eau Claire: $10.00 (March 22) Add to Cart

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University of Wisconsin - Extension / Department of Agronomy
1575 Linden Drive / Madison, WI 53706
608-262-7588 ~ Fax 608-262-5217