2024 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 5th, 2024 - 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. in EUSTIS at the 4-H Building
March 13th, 2024 - 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. in CURTIS at the 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, there are additional certification options.**


Additional ways to renew your pesticide certification:

1)  Nebraska Extension Crop Protection Clinics (CPC) held from 8:45 a.m. - 4 p.m. in January.  Dates and registration information can be found at http://agronomy.unl.edu/cpc. (Cost $80)

2)   Online self-study course (available after January 1st, 2024)

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 by calling (402)472-1632 or emailing 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 Ruby Collins at the Red Willow County Extension Office at 308-345-3390.