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Im in the process of getting my applicators license and would like to know whats a good price to charge for applying fertilizer?
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What does that have to do with my post?
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Quote[/b] (Dzielak51 @ Feb. 17 2008,9:48)]What does that have to do with my post?
I was wondering the same thing? lol

I don't know about pricing it yet, I'm in florida & looking to get my licence too, I just want to be able to use seed, fertilizer, & weed control, I suppose general lawn pest control would be good too. I haven't really looked into it much.... Anybody know the process to apply & et your licence in the state? Where to take tests etc.?
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I charge $12 per 1000 sqft.
Maybe you could practice on your own yard how long it takes you to cover a certain amount of sqft. Time your self and figure out how much you have used. Factor anything else you need into it and come up with a price per 1000 sqft. like I did.
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Quote[/b] ]I'm in florida & looking to get my licence too, I just want to be able to use seed, fertilizer, & weed control, I suppose general lawn pest control would be good too. I haven't really looked into it much.... Anybody know the process to apply & et your licence in the state? Where to take tests etc.?
Check this site out. See if it helps.

http://www.doacs.state.fl.us/onestop/aes/pestapp.html
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ROB, is that including the price of fertilizer? Im going to go price fertilizer today too. Thanks for the info.

Ya i just typed "Florida department of agriculture" in google and got the website.
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Quote[/b] ]ROB, is that including the price of fertilizer? Im going to go price fertilizer today too
Yes it is. I get mine from a co-op supply store for $17 per 50lb bag.
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