Pesticide Education

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Private Pesticide Training Offered by Zoom for 2023

January 19, 2023
Zoom training sessions will focus on pesticides for corn and soybean on March 8 and April 4, and for pastures on March 21.

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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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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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Nebraska Extension to Train Nearly 10,000 Pesticide Applicators on Safety in 2022

January 12, 2022
Extension educators review important changes to Nebraska's pesticide certification/licensing program for 2022 and the new PSEP online tool, which assists prospective applicators through the process of obtaining a license. 

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Pesticide Container Recycling Continues in 2020

May 5, 2020
The plastic from recycled containers is used to make industry-approved products such as pallets, drain tile, underground utility conduit, landscape edging, and nursery pots. Instead of adding them to a landfill, consider recycling your containers this year.

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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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