Pesticide Safety Education Program

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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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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’s Pesticide Container Recycling Program Enters its 30th Year

May 5, 2021
The Nebraska Pesticide Container Recycling Program provides a way for private and commercial applicators to safely and responsibly dispose of their pesticide containers, free of charge.

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