South Central-East Central-Southeast Nebraska Ag-Related Programs

South Central/East Central/Southeast Nebraska Ag-Related Programs


Nebraska Extension is committed to helping Nebraskans

Local/Collaborative/Outcome-Focused/ Accountable/Research-Based/Inclusive/ Responsive/Innovative

Pesticide Safety Education Program $60
Private Applicator Training for producers who purchase and use pesticides on land they own or rent. May attend any of
these locations or may also attend Crop Production Clinics. All locations listed at:
Please RSVP to local Extension Office.
Feb. 27: 1:00 p.m., Fairgrounds, Weeping Water
 Feb. 28: 9:00 a.m., Community Center, Davenport  
Mar. 05: 6:00 p.m., Extension Office, Fremont
Mar. 07: 9:00 a.m., Nemaha NRD Mtg. Room, Tecumseh
Mar. 12: 1:30 p.m., Extension Office, Grand Island
Mar. 12: 6:00 p.m., Extension Office, Grand Island
Mar. 18: 1:00 p.m., Southeast Com. College Learning
Center, Falls City
Mar. 21: 1:00 p.m., Extension Office, Lincoln
Mar. 21: 6:00 p.m., Extension Office, Hastings
Mar. 28: 1:00 p.m., Extension Office, Beatrice
Commercial/Noncommercial Pesticide Training $95

Please see: Can also recertify at Crop Production Clinics.


Chemigation: No Fee
Required training and testing for producers who apply fertilizers or pesticides through irrigation
systems. Either in-person or online. More info:


Feb. 28: 1:00 p.m., Community Center, Davenport
Mar. 07: 1:00 p.m., Nemaha NRD Mtg. Room, Tecumseh
Mar. 14: 1:00 p.m., ENREEC near Mead
Mar. 19: 1:30 p.m., Extension Office, Columbus
Mar. 21: 1:30 p.m., Extension Office, Hastings
Farm and Ranch Management
Feb. 29: Eastern NE Soil Health Conf., 8:30 a.m., West Point Nielsen Community Center
Mar. 05: Central NE Soil Health Conf., 8:30 a.m., Fairgrounds, Hastings
Friday Conversations: Focus on Management
Informal conversations geared for networking and learning. 10:00 a.m. to Noon at the 4-H Building, Fairgrounds, York Please RSVP to 402-362-5508
Feb. 23: Understanding Pest Resistance and a System’s Approach to Management
Nebraska On-Farm Research Updates
Registration at 8:30 a.m. Program 9 a.m.-3 p.m. all locations. RSVP or local Extension Office
Feb. 27: Holthus Convention Center, York
Feb. 28: Extension Office at Fairgrounds, Kearney
Land Application Training
Recently permitted operations that have not completed the initial Land Application Training should attend the all day program (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) Recertification (1-4 p.m.). NDEQ Land Application re-certification required every 5 years for permitted operations. More info: Online course go to
Feb. 12: Platte Co. Extension, Columbus Feb. 13: Public Library, Geneva
Feb. 20: Dawson Co. Extension, Lexington Feb. 29: Madison Co. Extension, Norfolk
Mar. 05: Nielsen Community Center, West Point Mar. 06: Valley Co. Fairgrounds, Ord
Center for Ag Profitability Webinars

Every Thursday at Noon. Livestream and Recordings at:

Beef Short Course Webinars

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Home Study Courses

Helpful Web Sites from UNL:
Ag Profitability:
Cropping Systems:
Early Childhood:
Livestock Systems:
Irrigation Mgmt. Home Study Course-Free

This course will increase your awareness and understanding of irrigation management concepts and principles.

FarmBits (numerous platforms via google search):
Contact Information
Adams County         402-461-7209
Boone County         402-395-2158
Butler County          402-367-7410
Cass County            402-267-2205
Clay County             402-762-3644
Colfax County          402-352-3821
Dodge County          402-727-2775
Fillmore County       402-759-3712
Gage County            402-223-1384
Hall County              308-385-5088
Hamilton County      402-694-6174
Jefferson County      402-729-3487
Johnson County      402-335-3669
Lancaster County    402-441-7180
Merrick County        308-946-3843
Nance County         308-536-2691
Nemaha County     402-274-4755
Nuckolls County      402-225-2381
Otoe County             402-269-2301
Pawnee County      402-852-2970
Platte County           402-563-4901
Polk County             402-474-2321
Richardson County 402-245-4324
Saline County          402-821-2151
Saunders County    402-624-8030
Seward County       402-643-2981
Thayer County        402-768-7212
Washington County 402-426-9455
Webster County      402-746-3417
York County            402-362-5508