Ranchers and farmers who will be purchasing and/or applying “Restricted Use
Pesticides” in their own operations need to be certified as Private Applicators by
the Nebraska Department of Agriculture. Operators that are currently certified
need to check the expiration date on the wallet sized card they received from the
Department of Agriculture.
Amy Timmerman, Nebraska Extension Educator, will offer training sessions for
those with certifications that expire in 2019, or for applicators that need to be
certified for the first time, on January 16 at 1:30 PM CT at the 4-H Building at
the Cherry County Fairgrounds in Valentine,and January 17 at the Community
Center in Cody at 10:00 AM MT and again in Valentine on April 3 at 10:00 AM at the
Persons who currently hold a Nebraska private applicator’s certification that will
expire in 2018 should have received a “bar-coded” letter in December from the
Nebraska Department of Agriculture. This form needs to be taken to the meeting.
Pre-registration is not necessary. If you have questions, please contact the Holt
County Extension Office at 402-336-2760. In the case of inclement weather,
please call that office to see if the training has been postponed.
Dates for PSEP training in other locations are available at pested.unl.edu/classes.