Worker Protection Standard

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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Know Your AEZ and Stop Spraying When Someone is In It

April 25, 2018
EPA's new Application Exclusion Zone requirement was designed to protect people from pesticides being applied either on the ground or aerially, either alone or with another product such as fertilizer. This story and video show how to meet the requirement.

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Cover of the EPA guide on complying with the Worker Protection Standard

Revisions to Worker Protection Standard Effective January 2017

January 10, 2017
Agricultural workers and handlers will have increased protection under revisions to the Worker Protection Standards that became effective in January 2017 and additional regulations that will become effective in January 2018.

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