Pesticide Application

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Commercial and Noncommercial Pesticide Applicator Training in 2023

December 14, 2022
In addition to in-person and online training sessions, individuals can recertify their pesticide applicator licenses at five conferences in 2023, including Nebraska Extension's Crop Production Clinics beginning Jan. 4 across the state.

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Online Offerings for Pesticide Applicator Training, Chemigation Training

December 14, 2022
New for 2023, certain county extension offices will host computer kiosks that private applicators can use to complete the program, and extension educators will be hosting Zoom training sessions.

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Pesticide Safety Certification Training for Private Applicators in 2023

December 13, 2022
There are several important changes to Nebraska's application certification/licensing program for 2023, including age requirements, identification information, aerial licensure and more.

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This year's program will assist producers with making decisions for the 2023 growing season, as well as renewing their private pesticide applicator licenses.

Confronting Cropping Challenges Program to be Offered in November and December 2022

November 8, 2022
This year's program will provide growers with extension insights on corn tar spot, drift management and drought-related considerations such as irrigation, and herbicide and nutrient carryover.

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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 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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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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Nebraska Extension to Host Beef-focused Private Pesticide Certification Workshop

December 3, 2021
In addition to presentations on the 2022 Nebraska Beef Report, this program will offer Nebraska producers the opportunity to obtain or renew private pesticide application licenses for 2022.

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