Private Pesticide Training

Sarah Sivits, UNL Extension Educator, has released the following information in regard to both pesticide and chemigation trainings and certifications for 2023.

The following is required for the 2023 Pesticide or Chemigation training season:
1) Pre-registration required.
2) RSVP with your name, phone number, and/or email address where we can reach you. RSVP to the Dawson County Extension Office at 308-324-5501.  If the meeting is canceled due to inclement weather, we will contact those who pre-registered.

For Pesticide Applicators - Four in-person trainings will be offered at the Dawson County Extension Office in Lexington.  Cost to attend a training is $50.00 (Cash or check payable to: University of Nebraska-Lincoln.  Please refer to the "Additional ways to renew your pesticide certification" section in the pesticide letter (see link below) or contact your County Extension Office for more certification options.

Pesticide Letter

For ChemigatorsIf you plan to chemigate during 2023, you will need to attend a training session or do the training and testing online, and pass a test to become recertified. Both initial and recertifying chemigators can opt to complete the online training and test on the website listed in the letter in the link below.

Chemigation Letter

All Dawson County Trainings will be located at the Dawson County Extension Office Meeting Room in Lexington.

DatePesticide Private ApplicatorChemigation
Wednesday, February 1, 2023 9:00 a.m. - noon                            and again at                       1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Wednesday, February 8, 2023 9:00 a.m. - noon
Tuesday, March 7, 2023 9:00 a.m. - noon 1:30 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.