Lawn Fertilizer Applicators License Class & Exam

3/18/2023 from 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM ET

Landscapers: It's time to earn or renew your fertilizer license!
License is required for lawn fertilizer applicators operating on Martha's Vineyard.
A local business can obtain 1 license with up to 5 delegates (employees) under it.

Lawn Fertilizer Applicators License Class & Exam
1 Day Workshop, 9am-3pm
Saturday, March 18
MVRHS PAC (Performing Arts Center)

Fee for license prep course & exam (does not include cost of license):
Prepaid registration $99
Walk-in registration $109 (credit cards and business checks only - NO CASH

Brazilian Portuguese language services available:

  • Translated documents and exam

  • In-class interpreters

This one-day workshop covers regulations, best management practices and spreader calibration for both Massachusetts and Martha's Vineyard, concluding with an open-book test that will allow you to apply (or re-apply) for a fertilizer applicators license in your town.

  • This course is primarily for landscapers and gardening companies.
  • The license pertains only to turf, ie lawns covered in grass.
  • Licenses last for 3 years (extended due to pandemic).
  • A local business can obtain 1 license with 5 delegates (employees) under it.
  • Cost of license is not included in class fee. 
  • Materials and exam will be translated into Brazilian Portuguese.
  • Brazilian Portuguese interpreters will be available on site.

For further information about MV town fertilizer regulations and to determine whether you need a license, click here.


  • Regulations: Matt Poole, Health Agent, Edgartown Board of Health
  • Best Management Practices: Mary Owen, Extension Educator & Specialist, Turf, UMass Amherst
  • Spreader Calibration: Chuck Wiley, Owner, Vineyard Gardens

If you are unable to register here, please email or call/text 508-693-9222.

Brazilian Portuguese interpretation services and translated materials available!

Sponsored by

 Martha's Vineyard Town Boards of Health

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