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How often is applicator licenses enforced? Do you ever hear of LCOs getting stopped to check them if they are licensed?

What happens if they don't have a license?
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I personally have never heard of any local companies that have been stopped in regards to a license in question, but many companies in larger cities are targeted.

In the state of Michigan applying a pesticide without a license, can result in either a warning, a possible $1,000 fine, and/or jail time.
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Do police enforce this or epa? Or what?
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Here in Michigan, the Michigan Department of Agriculture enforces the regulations
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So basically they can patrol a certain area and pull over a landscaper to see if they have chemicals in their vehicle. If they do and don't have a license, then they get cited?
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The exact procedure in regards to how they go about citing a business or individual I am not sure of.

But as I understand it, yes they can patrol a certain area and if they catch you, there is a chance you could be cited right then and there.
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Does this effect your chances of getting a license in the future? Like do they ban you or can they ban you for sometime to not be able to get it?
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Yes. Here in Michigan you have to renew your business pesticide license every year, while your personal applicator license is good for 3 years.
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Very interesting and good information to know!
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Troy, what is the process to become a certified applicator here in Michigan? I got a letter from dept of ag warning me to be sure I am not applying anything, and I am not, I sub everything to a guy here....but I am interested in getting licensed or at least getting my company licensed.
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