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University of Illinois Extension serving Fulton, Mason, Peoria and Tazewell Counties

Tazewell County
1505 Valle Vista Blvd
Pekin, IL 61554-6245
Phone: 309-347-6614
FAX: 309-347-5472
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed Noon - 1 pm)

Fulton County
15411 N IL 100 Highway
Lewistown, IL 61542-9468
Phone: 309-547-3711
FAX: 309-547-3713
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed Noon - 1 pm)

Mason County
127 S High St, Ste 1
Havana, IL 62644-1496
Phone: 309-543-3308
FAX: 309-543-6239
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed Noon - 1 pm)

Peoria County
4810 North Sheridan Rd
Peoria, IL 61614-5928
Phone: 309-685-3140
FAX: 309-685-3397
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm (Closed Noon - 1 pm)

News Release

Private Applicator Test-only Sessions Scheduled

Farmer’s wishing to apply restricted-use pesticides to property that they own or control in the production of an agricultural commodity must be certified as private applicators in the state of Illinois.

Test-only sessions are scheduled for:

·         Tues., Jan. 9, 2018, ICC Lecture/Recital Hall, 1 College Drive, East Peoria, 9 a.m.-Noon.

 ·         Tues., Jan. 23, 2018 (two sessions), U of I Extension, Tazewell County, 1505 Valle Vista Blvd, Pekin, at 10 a.m.-Noon and 1 p.m.-3 p.m.

·         Thur., Feb. 1, 2018, U of I Extension, Peoria County, 4810 N Sheridan, Peoria, from 10 a.m.-Noon.

·         Wed., Feb. 21, 2018, U of I Extension, Fulton County, 15411 N IL 100 Hwy, Lewistown, at 10 a.m.-Noon.


Pre-registration for private applicator testing is required. There is no fee to attend the test-only sessions and a registration page is available at or you may call University of Illinois Extension, Fulton County office at 309-547-3711 to pre-register.

A list of all statewide applicator training and testing clinics and a link to registrations are available at .

If you need a reasonable accommodation to participate in any event listed in this news release, contact your local Extension office.




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