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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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Due to the situation with COVID-19, Nebraska Extension has canceled all in-person training, including chemigation and pesticide applicator training, starting March 16. We understand this is inconvenient, and we appreciate your patience and understanding at this time. Please see below for certification and recertification methods.

Private Training

Online private self-study program — Private applicators can certify or recertify by completing this online training program.
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Purchase FlipBooksInitial training for commercial/ noncommercial applicators will be available solely through our FlipBooks. Limited testing opportunities are available.

Recertification sessions — For recertification, please contact our office at 402-472-1632.


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

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Pesticide Recordkeeping App (PeRK) from Nebraska Extension

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