Mark Your Calendar for 2012 Crop Production Clinics this January - UNL CropWatch, Nov. 22, 2011

Mark Your Calendar for 2012 Crop Production Clinics this January - UNL CropWatch, Nov. 22, 2011

November 23, 2011

Pesticide resistance, crop production updates, and what's new in pest management will be among the topics presented at this year's Crop Production Clinics. The clinics, which will be held at nine sites across the state in January, also include provisions for pesticide applicator recertification.

2012 Schedule of Crop Production Clinics

Beatrice - Classic's (Beatrice Country Club)
Jan. 4 | program | directions | REGISTER


York -
The Auditorium
Jan. 5 | program | directions | REGISTER

Kearney -
Younes Conference Center
Jan. 6 | program | directions | REGISTER

Hastings -
Adam's County Fairgrounds
Jan. 10 | program | directions | REGISTER

North Platte -
West Central R & E Center
Jan. 11 | program | directions | REGISTER

Gering -
Gering Civic Center
Jan. 12 | program | directions | REGISTER

Ainsworth - Community Center
Jan. 17 | program | directions | REGISTER

Norfolk - Lifelong Learning Center, NECC
Jan. 18 | program | directions | REGISTER

Fremont - Midland University Event Center
Jan. 19 | program | directions | REGISTER

Other topics being presented by Extension specialists and educators include:

  • soil fertility
  • soil water and irrigation management,
  • ag business management & policy
  • pesticide safety
  • and disease, insect and weed pest management.

See program locations (in box) for specific presentation titles at each site. Program topics are tailored to meet the needs of cropping systems in different parts of the state, and vary by location.

Pesticide Applicator Recertification

Representatives from the Nebraska Department of Agriculture will be present to verify attendance.

For commercial and noncommercial pesticide applicator, this will be the primary venue for you to renew your license in any of the following categories:

  • Ag Plant (01)
  • Regulatory (REG)
  • Demonstration/Research (D/R)

For private pesticide applicators the Crop Production Clinics will serve as a venue for you to renew your license.

CEU Credits

Certified Crop Advisors may earn CEUs in the following categories:

  • Integrated Pest Management (6 CEUs)
  • Soil and Water (2 CEUs),
  • Nutrient Management (1 CEU), and
  • Crop Production (3 CEUs).

Attendees can earn a maximum of 6 CEUs at a location. Certified Crop Advisors are required to bring their CCA number to apply for CEU credits.

For more information

For further information on  pesticide applicator recertification costs, visit the Crop Production Clinic website. If you have questions about the clinics, please contact your local extension office or call:

  • UNL Department of Agronomy at 402-472-2811
  • UNL Pesticide Education Office at 402-472-1632

Lowell Sandell
Extension Weed Science Educator