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The Pesticide Safety Education Program (PSEP) at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, in concert with Extension Specialists, Extension Educators, and Extension Assistants, provides educational and training programs that address health, the environment, economic well-being, and pesticide safety.

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Private Applicator

Please call your local Extension office to sign up for in-person private applicator training.

Private online training — Register here to take our online Private Pesticide Applicator Training program. Obtain certification or recertification for a private applicator license.


2021 Schedule Booklet

Initial training registration (in-person)

Purchase study materials — Commercial/ noncommercial applicators can prepare for exams using our study manuals or online FlipBooks. Please contact NDA at 402-471-2351 with questions about applicator exams.

Testing-only Sessions — Sign up to take your pesticide exams at an exam session. Includes sessions up to April 15.

Additional testing dates — Check here for a list of exam sessions after April 15.

Recertification training registration (in-person)

Commercial/noncommercial online recertification training


Online chemigation training — This online training program can be used for initial (first-time) certification and recertification of chemigators.

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