Pesticide Applicator Certification

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Private Pesticide Training Offered by Zoom for 2022

March 9, 2022
Nebraska Extension will be offering five private pesticide applicator trainings via Zoom in March and April. Each one will have a different agricultural area of focus, including alfalfa, corn, soybean, pasture and wheat.

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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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Private Pesticide Training Offered by Zoom

February 4, 2021
Northeastern and Northcentral Nebraska residents have several options for private pesticide applicator training sessions throughout March and April.

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2018 Crop Production Clinic attendees in session
Extension Entomologist Julie Peterson speaking on insect management at a 2018 Crop Production Clinic.

Options in the Panhandle to Recertify Pesticide Applicator Licenses

January 6, 2021
Several options are available for Western Nebraska residents who need to recertify their pesticide applicator licenses, or those who need to obtain certification for the first time.

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Nebraska Extension Gears Up for 2021 Pesticide Safety Training

December 16, 2020
Nebraska Extension intends to host in-person training for both private and commercial/noncommercial applicators in 2021 while adhering to local and state health guidelines. This includes training for recertifying applicators and for people getting licensed for the first time (“initial” training).

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PSEP: Online Certification Options

March 19, 2020
Nebraska Extension has canceled all in-person training, including chemigation and pesticide applicator training, starting March 16, 2020. The COVID-19 Information page on the PSEP website will serve as a hub for PSEP-related information during the interrupted training season.

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Sample pesticide applicator card

Registrations Now Open for 2020 Private Pesticide Training

December 10, 2019
Nebraska Extension’s private pesticide applicator training season gets underway in January and continues through April for the approximately 10,000 private applicators recertifying their licenses to apply restricted use pesticides (RUPs).

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