Pesticide application
Producers will not be allowed to apply chlorpyrifos on any food or feed products after Feb. 28, 2022.

Food Tolerances Revoked for Chlorpyrifos — What to Know

February 22, 2022
Producers will not be allowed to apply chlorpyrifos on any food or feed products after Feb. 28, 2022, and any food items treated with chlorpyrifos products after that date are not permitted to be sold.

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Chemigation equipment

Chemigation Certification Training Set in Scottsbluff, Sidney, Bridgeport, Alliance

January 27, 2022
In addition to the upcoming in-person sessions, Nebraska Extension's chemigation certification training and testing will also be offered online for all Nebraskans throughout February, March and April.

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Pesticide application

Private Pesticide Training Schedule for 2022; Several Changes in Permitting Process

December 13, 2021
There are several updates to the process of obtaining private pesticide applicator licenses this year, for both first-time and recertification applicants.

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Sprayer nozzles

Using the 'Guide for Weed, Disease and Insect Management in Nebraska' (EC-130) for Information on Post Herbicide Application

May 26, 2021
This article reviews topics listed in the 2021 Weed Guide on Pesticide Application.

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National Pesticide Safety Education Month

Your Local PSEP at Work: Teaching Safety to Thousands of Applicators

January 21, 2020
Our job at the Nebraska Extension Pesticide Safety Education Program is to educate and train the state’s 29,800+ applicators while using both general use and restricted use pesticides.

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National Pesticide Safety Education Month

Pesticide Safety Education Featured in February

February 1, 2019
February is National Pesticide Safety Education Month. In Nebraska, more than 30,200 people have been trained and certified to be restricted use pesticide applicators, about 9,700 of which will be recertified in 2019.

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Market Journal screen capture for November 16, 2018.

Market Journal: Pesticide Update

November 16, 2018
This week's Market Journal includes an interview with UNL's Clyde Ogg about label-specific pesticide changes for 2019 and recommendations to avoid pesticide drift. Other segments cover the forecast for next week and Crop Residue Exchange.

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2018 map of agricultural pesticide container recylcing sites
2018 map of agricultural pesticide container recylcing sites

Why and Where to Recycle Your Ag Pesticide Containers

April 18, 2018
After applying ag chemicals to your field, rinse and recycle the plastic containers at one of 18 sites across the state. This is the 27th year for the Nebraska program, which in 2017 collected 89,000 pounds of containers.

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