GALVA, Ill. University of Illinois Extension has an online option for PSEP training and testing of multiple subjects and an in-person test only for general standards. Here are the details of both.

For online testing, visit Illinois Extension’s PSEP website It has links to online training and online testing. Subjects include: demonstration and research, field crops, general standards, grain facility, ornamentals, plant management, private applicator, private grain fumigation, rights-of-way, turf grass, vegetable, aquatics, and mosquito.

University of Illinois Extension serving Henry, Mercer, Rock Island and Stark counties is also offering an in-person testing only option for Private General Standards (not commercial). It will take place on Wed., March 10 at the Woodhull Community Center in Woodhull, Ill. There will be two session to choose from: 10 a.m. – noon, or 1 – 3 p.m. Seating capacity is limited to 25 participants per session. Attendees must wear a mask and practice social distancing. Pre-register to attend the in-person training on a first-come, first-served basis by signing up at:

You can also find additional in-person trainings offered throughout the state at this in-person's training link:

University of Illinois Extension provides equal opportunities in programs and employment. If need a reasonable accommodation to participate or if you have questions about the PSEP training and testing, contact Tracy Jo Mulliken, horticulture coordinator at  217-300-9390, or Martha Smith, horticulture educator at 217-300-3353.