Georgia Department of Agriculture


Eric Olsen
Pesticide Program Manager
Pesticide Applicator Certification, Section 18 & 24(c) Registration
Georgia Department of Agriculture

19 M.L.K. Jr. Drive SW Room 410
Atlanta, GA 30334 
Tele: 404-656-4958
Fax: 404-657-8378

The Pesticide Division enforces state and federal laws pertaining to the use and application of pesticides.  Under the Georgia Pesticide Use and Application Act this section monitors the use of pesticides in a variety of pest management situations including commercial farming, lawn care/landscaping, forestry, public health, right-of-way, etc.  It also licenses private and commercial pesticide applicators and pesticide contractors.  Under the Georgia Pesticide Control Act the division licenses restricted use pesticide dealers and registers all pesticides for sale and distribution in Georgia.  Additionally, the Pesticide Division licenses wood treatment facilities, inspects irrigation systems for chemigation, coordinates a pesticide container recycling program and waste pesticide collection program.


Brad Baker
Field Operations Manager
Tele: (404)-656-4958
Fax: (404)-657-8378


Rick Hayes
Pesticide Program Special Projects
Clean Day Program
Tele: (404)-656-4958
Fax: (404)-657-8378


Pesticide Product Registration
Christian Odumosu
Tele: (404)-656-9378


Pesticide Complaints and Enforcement
Nancy Hall

Program Operation Specialist
Tele: (404)-656-9371
Fax: (404)-657-8378


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