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Cropping & Water Systems

If your private pesticide applicator license is expiring April 15, 2019 you have several ways to renew it. This license is necessary to purchase and apply restricted use chemicals on agricultural lands in the state of Nebraska. For more information on a obtaining an initial license or on renewing your current license:

Quite a few ag land leases in Nebraska start on March 1st.  Do you have questions about setting up that new lease and new lease rate?  In addition to the traditional face-to-face meetings that are held, there will be a new feature - Ag Land Management Quarterly Webinars. 

The Nebraska Crop Production Budgets have been revised and updated for 2019 with 78 budgets covering 15 crops. Also included is information on crop budgeting procedures, machinery operation and ownership costs, material and service prices, and a crop budget cost summary.

For more information: https://cropwatch.unl.edu/2018/nebraska-crop-production-budgets-2019

Do you plan to chemigate during 2019? Make sure your Chemigation Card has not expired. The NDEQ records for chemigation licenses are found at: http://go.unl.edu/ndeqchemigate.

There is also an option for online training for recertification. See the attached letter for more information and training dates near you. 

Here are the archived Cropping and Water System Articles.