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This training is required to receive a pesticide applicator license from the state of Nebraska for producers who need to aquire or for those who currently have a license that will expire on April 15th, 2023.  If you will be using or purchasing any Restricted Use Pesticides on property that you own or rent, you will need to be certified as a private applicator. If you intend to receive compensation for using or purchasing Restricted Use Pesticides then you will need to be certified as a Commercial/Noncommercial applicator.

If you plan to chemigate during 2023, you will need to attend a training session and pass a test to become certified/recertified or you will need to do the training and testing online. Requirements for initial and recertification are the same, come to a face-to-face meeting to become certified or opt for the online version of the training and testing program. There is no fee for either option, the online training program along with directions can be accessed at: http://go.unl.edu/chemigation

The Nebraska Women in Agriculture program, in conjunction with women in agriculture programs at Purdue University and Kansas State University, will host a four-part extension workshop on the basics of land management, leasing and conservation for landlords and tenants.

“The Power of Negotiation and Communication: Land Leasing Strategies for Midwestern Ag Women” will begin Wednesday, Jan. 18 at numerous sites in Nebraska, Kansas and Indiana including right here in O’Neill. The series will focus on writing agricultural lease agreements, landlord-tenant relationships, negotiations and conservation practices.

Workshops will be held on Wednesday, Jan. 18, Jan. 25, Feb. 1, and Feb. 8.

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