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.
In the News!
- Pesticide Safety Articles in CropWatch
- Dec. 13 – Pesticide Safety Certification Training for Private Applicators in 2023
- Dec. 14 – Commercial and Noncommercial Pesticide Applicator Training in 2023
- Dec. 14 – Chemigation Training in 2023
- Dec. 14 – Online Offerings for Pesticide Applicator Training, Chemigation Training
- Mar. 13 – EPA Proposes Updates to Pesticide Application Exclusion Zone Regulation, Opens Public Comment Period
- IANR News Releases
- Worker Protection Standard (WPS) Resources
Online Training Help
How to register for online training (PDF)
How to register for online training (Video)
Navigating the online private training (Video)
Navigating online chemigation training (Video)
Private applicator training sessions (in-person) — Find a training date near you.
Private online training — Register here to take our online Private Pesticide Applicator Training program. Obtain certification or recertification for a private applicator license.
Commercial / Noncommercial
Initial training sessions — Register for an in-person training session with exam opportunities.
Purchase study materials — Commercial/ noncommercial applicators can prepare for exams using our study manuals or online FlipBooks.
Exam sessions — Check here for a list of applicator exam sessions.
Recertification sessions — Register for an in-person recertification session.
Online recertification (commercial / noncommercial) — Register here to take 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.
Other Info & Resources
Math for Pesticide Applicators
Private Recordkeeping Resources
FieldWatch (Commercial specialty crops and beehives)
Certified Crop Advisor Credits