UNL Publications - New and Updated

Low Toxic Cockroach Management (PDF 746 KB)
This NebGuide describes how to identify common cockroach species, what they need to survive, and effective, low-toxic alternatives to traditional     chemical control options.

Fumigating Farm-stored Grain with Aluminum Phosphide (PDF 327 KB)
This Extension publication provides information on grain storage fumigation and explains application, distribution, safety precautions, equipment needed, and the requirements of a Fumigation Management Plan.
Safe Transport, Storage, and Disposal of Pesticides (PDF 1.3 MB)
This Extension publication provides information to prevent pesticide accidents by careful planning, using a secure storage location, adopting safe handling methods, and following proper disposal guidelines.
Pesticide Laws and Regulations (PDF 201 KB)
This NebGuide provides general information on federal and state laws and regulations regarding pesticide applicator certification, licensing, and pesticide use in Nebraska.
Rinsing Pesticide Containers (PDF 1.5 MB)
It is estimated that every year 1 million plastic agricultural pesticide containers are used in Nebraska. Effective rinsing of these containers saves money, protects the environment, and meets federal and state regulations for pesticide use.
Carpenter Ant Management (PDF 1.2 MB)
This NebGuide explains how the biology and behavior of carpenter ants relate to control strategies and methods available to both homeowners and pest management professionals (PMPs).
Protecting Pesticide Sensitive Crops (PDF 2.1 MB)
This NebGuide examines how to protect sensitive crops, such as those found on organic and traditional commercial farms or in vineyards, from pesticide injury.

Managing the Risk of Pesticide Poisoning (PDF 403 KB)
This Extension publication outlines the risks of pesticide exposure and understanding the signs and symptoms.
Worker Protection Standard for Agricultural Pesticides (PDF 411 KB)
This NebGuide describes the Worker Protection Standard, helps you, the owner or operator of an agricultural operation, determine if it applies to your business, and provides information on how to comply with it.
Protective Clothing and Equipment for Pesticide Applicators (PDF 1.3 MB)
This NebGuide explains how to choose and property use personal protective equipment (PPE) when mixing, loading, and applying pesticides to help reduce exposure to pesticides and protect human health.

Managing Bed Bugs (Interactive Publication)
An online interactive publication to access information about bed bugs.

Bee Aware (PDF 4.4 MB)
This Extension Publication provides important information on protecting pollinators from pesticides.

Stormwater Management: Pesticide Use in the Lawn and Garden (PDF 865 KB)
The proper use and application of lawn and garden pesticides can prevent potential water contamination from stormwater runoff.