Initial Classes Registration

The classes listed on this page are for those seeking a new pesticide applicator license. Classes provide a review of the content presented in our study manuals, plus an opportunity to take the NDA-administered certification exams required to become a commercial/noncommercial applicator. To attend an initial training class, you must preregister online ahead of time. Select a class based on 1) location and 2) categories offered. You can certify in General Standards (00) and one applicator category in one session.

If you have questions about the registration process, please email us at pested@unl.edu.

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Commercial/noncommercial training locations and contact information: Commercial Locations
Private applicator training locations and contact information: Private Locations

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Title LocationDate
Lincoln (Categories Offered 00 - 03 - 04 - 07 - 11 - 14) Lancaster County Extension Office 01/31/2023
Omaha (Categories Offered 00 - 03 - 04 - 06 - 08 - 08w) Douglas/Sarpy County Extension Office 01/31/2023
Grand Island (Categories Offered 00 - 01 - 04 - 05 - 08 - 08W - 10) College Park, Hall County Extension Office 02/02/2023
Norfolk (Categories Offered 00 - 01 - 04 - 06 - 07 - 08 - 08W) Madison County Extension Office 02/07/2023
North Platte (Categories Offered 00 - 01 - 03 - 05 - 06 - 09) West Central Research and Extension Center 02/07/2023
Holdrege (Categories Offered 00 - 01 - 04 - 07 - 09) Phelps County Fairgrounds 02/08/2023
Lincoln (Categores Offered 00 - 04 - 05 - 07 - 08 - 08W - 09) Lancaster County Extension Office 02/14/2023
North Platte (Categories Offered 00 - 01 - 04 -07 - 08 - 08W) West Central Research and Extension Center 02/14/2023
Norfolk (Categories Offered 00 - 04 - 07 - 08 - 08W - 9) Madison County Extension Office 02/16/2023
Omaha (Categories Offered 00 - 04 - 07 - 09 - 14) Douglas/Sarpy County Extension Office 02/28/2023
Scottsbluff (Categories Offered 00 - 01 - 04 - 09 - 11) Panhandle Research and Extension Center 02/28/2023
Columbus (Categories Offered 00 - 01 - 04 - 08 - 08W) Ag Park Exhibit Hall Clubroom 03/01/2023
Grand Island (Categories Offered 00 - 04 - 06 - 07 - 09 - 11 - 14) College Park, Hall County Extension Office 03/02/2023
Scottsbluff (Categories Offered 00 - 04 - 05 - 07 - 08 - 08W) Panhandle Research and Extenstion Center 03/02/2023
Beatrice (Categories Offered 00 - 01 - 04 - 07 - 09) Gage County Extension Office 03/07/2023
Lincoln (Categories Offered 00 - 01 - 04 - 07 - 08 - 08W - 11) Lancaster County Extension Office 03/14/2023
Scottsbluff (Categories Offered 00 - 01 - 04 - 07 - 14) Panhandle Research and Extension Center 03/14/2023
Norfolk (Categories Offered 00 - 01 - 04 - 05 - 10 - 14) Madison County Extension Office 03/16/2023
North Platte (Categories Offered 00 - 01 - 04 - 05 - 07 - 14) West Central Research and Extension Center 03/16/2023
Omaha (Categories Offered 00 - 04 - 05 - 07 - 08 - 11) Douglas/Sarpy County Extension Office 03/28/2023
Scottsbluff (Categories Offered 00 - 01 - 04) Panhandle Research and Extension Center 04/04/2023
Lincoln (Categories Offered 00 - 01 - 04 - 05 - 10 - 14) Lancaster County Extension Office 04/05/2023
North Platte (Categories Offered 00 - 01 - 04 - 05 - 09 - 11) West Central Research and Extension Center 04/06/2023
O'Neill (Categories Offered 00 - 01 - 04 - 09) Holt County Courthouse 04/11/2023
Norfolk (Categories Offered 00 - 01 - 04 - 08 - 09 - 11) Madison County Extension Office 04/13/2023