2021 Private Pesticide Training

Your prompt arrival at the re-certification meetings will be greatly appreciated as our regulations require your attendance at the entire session.  Please bring a $50.00 check payable to University of Nebraska-Lincoln or correct change and the bar-coded letter sent to re-certifiers.  Sessions are approximately 3 hours long.

March 17th, 2021 - 1:30 - 4:30 CURTIS (Curtis Community Center Gym

**RSVP directly to the Frontier County Extension Office to reserve your seat- 308-367-4424. (Need name & phone number for each participant.)   If you are not comfortable attending an in-person training in 2021, there are additional certification options.**


Additional ways to renew your pesticide certification:

  1. Nebraska Extension Virtual Crop Protection Clinics (CPC) held from 8:45AM—4PM. Dates and registration information found at: http://agronomy.unl.edu/cpc.


2)   Online self-study course (available after January 1st, 2021)

This course may be completed online at http://pested.unl.edu/psephome under ‘Certification and Training’. (Cost: $50)


3)   Paper self-study option

The paper self-study option can be obtained by contacting the Pesticide Office:  402-472-1632; pested@unl.edu. (Cost: $75)


4)   Testing

                Contact the Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) to take a test (402-471-2351).    



***Upon completion of the pesticide training, Nebraska Extension will send the NDA certification that you have completed the program. NDA will then send you a bill invoice (postcard) for the three-year state license. Upon receipt of your $25 payment, NDA will issue your pesticide license.***


If you have any questions, contact the Frontier County Extension Office at 308-367-4424, or contact Sarah Sivits at the Dawson County Extension office at 308-324-5501.