Businesses that spray pesticides by aircraft or ground equipment are required by the state to obtain an Alabama Custom Application of Pesticides Surety Bond.
The State of Alabama Department of Agriculture and Industries, Pesticide Management Section is responsible for regulating individuals or companies engaged in the pesticide business and the licensing of custom application of pesticides either by aircraft or by ground equipment.
Article III, Chapter 27 Title 2 of the Code of Alabama defines the custom application of pesticides license requirements. Custom applicators of pesticides must first demonstrate knowledge and skills for appying pesticides by aircraft or ground equipment that can be harmful to human health, animals, aquatic life and bees in order to control weeds, insects and plant diseases. in addition to the license, custom applicators will need to obtain a surety bond to ensure compliance of state laws and faithful performance of duties.
The premium you pay for an Alabama Custom Application Pesticide Bond start as low as $100 based on a single applicant.
The fee for new product registrations is $600 and is good for two years.
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