Private Pesticide Training Offered by Zoom for 2023

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Private Pesticide Training Offered by Zoom for 2023

Nebraska Extension will be offering three private pesticide applicator trainings via Zoom in March and April. Each one will have a different agricultural area of focus, including corn, soybean and pasture.

Several different steps must be met to attend these trainings.

    1. Pre-registration will be required. Registration can be completed at the following links:
    2. Training materials will need to be picked up at a county extension office PRIOR to training.
    3. Nebraska Department of Agriculture paper will need to be filled out and submitted when picking up training materials.
    4. The training fee of $50 will need to be paid when picking up training materials.
    5. Attend and participate in the training session where you have registered.
    6. A photo ID must be presented during the training session.
    7. A working web camera must be on for the duration of the training.

No certification will be initiated unless all seven requirements are completed. Individuals are encouraged to contact their local extension office first to see if training materials are available.

Each training will offer individuals the opportunity to pick one of the special topics. Those offered are:

March 8: Corn and Soybean

  • Tar Spot in Corn
  • Weather Considerations for Planting Spraying
  • Insect Soybean Defoliation

March 21: Pasture

  • Thistle ID and Management
  • Eastern Red Cedar Management
  • Small Sprayer Calibration

April 4: Corn and Soybean

  • Chemigation Application Uniformity
  • Weather Considerations for Planting Spraying
  • Sprayer Technology Update

For questions regarding the trainings, contact one the organizers below:

    • Aaron Nygren, Nebraska Extension in Saunders County, 402-624-8030
    • Amy Timmerman, Nebraska Extension in Holt County, 402-336-2760 
    • Mitiku Mamo, Nebraska Extension in Dixon County, 402-584-2234 
    • Wayne Ohnesorg, Nebraska Extension in Madison County, 402-370-4040 
    • Luan Oliveira, Nebraska Extension in Burt County, 402-374-2929 
    • Jennifer Weisbrod, Nebraska Extension Pesticide Safety Education program coordinator, 402-472-1632 
    • Todd Whitney, Nebraska Extension in Phelps County, 308-995-4222 

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