The DNLA Certified Nursery Professional (CNP) certification demonstrates that you are knowledgeable and experienced in your chosen field. Certification status is earned through practical experience in the industry, passing a test reviewing the basics of the industry, and making a commitment to continuing education.
The next Certified Nursery Professional Exam is on February 25th at the Department of Agriculture, Dover, DE
For more information call: Val Budischak at the DNLA (888) 448-1203
If you apply nutrients as part of your business, you may need to obtain certification from the Delaware Nutrient Management Commission. The Delaware Nutrient Management Certification program certifies individuals who
Apply nutrients to 10 acres or greater
Operate an animal feeding operation of 8 Animal Units or greater,
Apply nutrients to lands as a component of a commercial or agriculture business in exchange for a fee or service charge -or-
Advise or consult with persons as part of the development of a Nutrient Management Plan.
Many DNLA educational events are awarded Nutrient Management CEUs.
For detailed information on types of certification and the minimum requirements for initial certification and maintaining certification, visit:
Do you use pesticides as part of your services? Anyone in the business of applying restricted or general use pesticides to the land or property of another must have a pesticide business license and/or be certified.
For more information regarding certification, exam schedule, or to obtain a Delaware Pesticide Applicator training manual, visit: