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A private pesticide applicator is a person who uses or supervises the use of restricted use pesticides in the production of agricultural commodities on land owned or rented by them or their employer. Applicators are not eligible to purchase or apply restricted use pesticides until both certified and licensed.
Sericea lespedeza has been an invasive weed for several years in the southeast corner of Nebraska and recently has become is a noxious weed for the whole state of Nebraska. Sericea lespedeza is a prolific seed producer and birds can spread the seed. This weed has made a foothold in Nebraska, which contributed to it being named a noxious weed statewide. If we can keep it under control and from spreading further, maybe it won’t be such a huge problem here in Nebraska.
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