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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.

Are you interested in a career in Agronomy/Horticulture or another area within the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources? Find out more.

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Private Applicator

Private training sessions (in-person) — Register here for a private applicator training session in your area.

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


Purchase study materials — Commercial/ noncommercial applicators can prepare for exams using our study manuals or online FlipBooks.

Initial training sessions — Register for an initial training session.

Exam sessions — Check here for a list of applicator exam sessions.

Recertification training sessions — Register for an in-person recertification session.

Online recertification training


Chemigation training sessions (in-person) — Register here for a chemigation training session in your area.

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

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