Pesticide Regulation

picture of inspectorsThe Pesticide Regulation Section administers Maryland's Pesticide Applicator's Law, approves training courses in the handling, storage and use of pesticides, conducts examinations to determine that pesticide applicators are competent to follow prescribed pest control practices, enforces federal laws on the sale and use of pesticides, and investigates pesticide accidents or incidents and consumer complaints on pesticide misuse.

To find out more, call Pesticide Regulation at (410) 841-5710.

PLEASE NOTE:  The Registration of pesticide products is handled by the Maryland Department of Agriculture's State Chemist's Section.  For product registration please call State Chemist Section at (410) 841-2721.

Contact Information

Robert Hofstetter​
Program Manager
Pesticide Regulation Section

Telephone: 410-841-5710

Online Pesticide Licensing and Certification Renewal & Pesticide Search

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Form MD-1.pdf​

Pesticides Newsletter

Pesticides Newsletter - October 2022

Pesticides for Use on Medical Cannabis

Pesticide Sensitive Crop Locator / FieldWatch

  • ​This online mapping tool provides information sharing between crop producers, beekeepers, and pesticide applicators. To find out more or sign-up please visit the link below or contact us at or 410-841-5710.
  • Pesticide Sensitive Crop Locator/FieldWatch​

Pesticide Container Recycling Program


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