This course will be accepted by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) as 2 hrs of recertification credit for currently licensed CFAs and Trained Technicians. 

It contains 2 modules that include recordings from the most recent recertification webinar.  Each module contains 2 videos that are approximately 30 min in length and a quiz that you must pass with a score of 7 out of 10 to pass within 3 attempts.

The basics of soils, soil chemistry, fertility sources and rates, as well as PPE, SDS, handling, transporting and storing fertilizers will be detailed.

You are responsible for submitting the certificate to VDACS.  Instructions for submission are included in this course.  

For more information or to enroll contact: Mike Goatley, Virginia Tech, goatley@vt.edu and for questions about the CFA application process contact: Laura Earhart, VDACS. Laura.Earhart@vdacs.virginia.gov

Certified Fertilizer Applicator Recertification is a cooperative effort of Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE),  Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) and Virginia Turfgrass Council (VTC).

Course Completion Checklist

  • Watch the videos (4)
  • Take the Quiz for each module (2)
    (Can be taken up to 3 times, must score 7 out of 10 to pass)
  • Take the Survey
  • Download Certificate
  • Submit Certificate to VDACS

This course will be accepted by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) as 2 hrs of recertification credit for currently licensed CFAs and Trained Technicians. 

It contains 2 modules , and each module contains 2 videos that are approximately 30 min in length and a quiz that you must pass with a score of 7 out of 10 to pass within 3 attempts. You will need a good internet connection, and a computer that can play video for this course. In the course the basics of soil sampling, as well as PPE, SDS, handling, transporting and storing fertilizers will be detailed.

You are responsible for submitting the certificate to VDACS. Instructions for submission are included in this course. 

For more information about the course or to enroll contact: Whitnee Askew, Virginia Tech, at waskew@vt.edu and if you have questions about the CFA application process contact Laura Earhart, VDACS. at Laura.Earhart@vdacs.virginia.gov

This course will be accepted by the Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) as 2 hrs of recertification credit for currently licensed CFAs and Trained Technicians. 

It contains 2 modules that include recordings from the most recent recertification webinar.  Each module contains 2 videos that are approximately 30 min in length and a quiz that you must pass with a score of 7 out of 10 to pass within 3 attempts.

The basics of soils, soil chemistry, fertility sources and rates, as well as PPE, SDS, handling, transporting and storing fertilizers will be detailed.

You are responsible for submitting the certificate to VDACS.  Instructions for submission are included in this course.  

For more information or to enroll contact: Mike Goatley, Virginia Tech, goatley@vt.edu and for questions about the CFA application process contact: Laura Earhart, VDACS. Laura.Earhart@vdacs.virginia.gov

Certified Fertilizer Applicator Recertification is a cooperative effort of Virginia Cooperative Extension (VCE),  Virginia Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (VDACS) and Virginia Turfgrass Council (VTC).

Course Completion Checklist

  • Watch the videos (4)
  • Take the Quiz for each module (2)
    (Can be taken up to 3 times, must score 7 out of 10 to pass)
  • Take the Survey
  • Download Certificate
  • Submit Certificate to VDACS