Upcoming Events


2023 South Central/East Central Nebraska Extension Winter Program Brochure


Pesticide Applicator Training: For anyone who purchases/uses restricted use pesticide products.

Private Applicators: 
In-Person Training $50: https://edmedia.wufoo.com/reports/2023-psep-private-training-dates-/
Online Training $50: https://web.cvent.com/event/4efa4d41-c770-4a78-99d7-4c4ea75d45ae/summary

Commercial/Non-Commercial: https://pested.unl.edu/certification-and-training
Purchasing Materials: https://marketplace.unl.edu/pested/commercial-noncommercial-study-materials
Exam locations: https://nda.nebraska.gov/pesticide/applicator_testing.html
Online Recertification Option: https://pested.unl.edu/online-recertification-commercialnoncommercial-applicators
Chemigation Training: Anyone who applies fertilizer and/or pesticides through irrigation systems needs to have a chemigation license by attending training and passing an exam. Training is provided both in person and online. No charge.

In Person (RSVP): https://edmedia.wufoo.com/reports/2023-chemigation-training-dates/
Online: https://water.unl.edu/article/agricultural-irrigation/chemigation
RUP Dicamba Training:This is no longer provided by Extension. Information for each company’s training can be found at the links below:

Bayer (XtendiMax): https://www.roundupreadyxtend.com/stewardship/pages/default.aspx
BASF (Engenia): https://www.engeniaherbicide.com/training.html
Syngenta (Tavium): https://www.syngenta-us.com/herbicides/tavium-application-stewardship

January Events

All 2023 In-Person Private Pesticide Trainings listed at: https://edmedia.wufoo.com/reports/2023-psep-private-training-dates-/

All 2023 In-Person Chemigation Trainings listed at: https://edmedia.wufoo.com/reports/2023-chemigation-training-dates/

Jan. 4:
Ag Land Leasing Workshop, 1 p.m., Ag Center, Holdrege
Jan. 4: Estate Planning Workshop, 6:30 p.m., Extension Office, Kearney
Jan. 5: Ag Land Mgmt. Meeting, 9 a.m., Extension Office, Hastings
Jan. 5: Crop Production Clinic, Mid-Plains Community College, North Platte, https://agronomy.unl.edu/cpc
Jan. 9: Farm and Ranch lease considerations for 2023, 10:30 a.m., Extension Office, Beatrice, https://cap.unl.edu/succession
Jan. 10: Crop Production Clinic, Northeast Community College, Norfolk, https://agronomy.unl.edu/cpc
Jan. 11: Crop Production Clinic, ENREEC, Mead, https://agronomy.unl.edu/cpc
Jan. 12: York Ag Conference, Holthus Convention Center (Pesticide Trainings at 9:00 a.m. and 1 p.m.) RSVP required for trainings: 402-362-5508
Jan. 12: Crop Production Clinic, Holiday Inn Express, Beatrice, https://agronomy.unl.edu/cpc
Jan 12:  Three State Beef Conference, 6:00 p.m., Otoe Co. Fairgrounds, Syracuse
Jan. 13: Pesticide Training, 10 a.m. & 2 p.m., Auditorium Nelson, RSVP: 402-225-2381
Jan.  14: TAPS banquet, 5 p.m. Kearney https://taps.unl.edu/
Jan. 17: Pesticide Training, 9 a.m. & 1 p.m., Fairgrounds, Clay Center, RSVP: 402-762-3644
Jan. 17: Farm Commodity Marketing, 1 p.m., Fairgrounds, Hastings
Jan. 18: Crop Production Clinic, Younes Conference Center, Kearney, https://agronomy.unl.edu/cpc
Jan. 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8: Power of Negotiation & Communication for Landlords & Tenants, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Extension Office, Geneva
Jan. 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8: Power of Negotiation & Com. for Landlords & Tenants, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, Central City
Jan. 18, 25, Feb. 1, 8: Power of Negotiation & Com. for Landlords & Tenants, 5:30-8:30 p.m., Extension Office, Lexington
Jan. 19: Crop Production Clinic, Lochland Country Club, Hastings, https://agronomy.unl.edu/cpc
Jan. 19: Farmers/Ranchers Cow-Calf College, Fairgrounds in Clay Center
Jan. 20: Crop Production Clinic, Holthus Convention Center, York, https://agronomy.unl.edu/cpc
Jan.  23-25: No-Till on the Plains, Wichita, KS
        http://www.notill.org/2023-winter-conference
Jan. 24: Crop Production Clinic, Younes Conference Center, Kearney, with Nebraska Agri-Business Exposition, https://agronomy.unl.edu/cpc
Jan. 24-25: Nebraska Agri-Business Association, Kearney
Jan. 25: Pesticide Training, 9 a.m., Civic Center, Seward, RSVP: 402-643-2981
Jan. 25: Pesticide Training, 9 a.m., Fairgrounds, Hastings
Jan. 25: Chemigation Training, 1:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, Hastings
Jan. 25: Pesticide Training, 6 p.m., HWY 92 Bldg, David City, RSVP: 402-367-7410
Jan. 26: Sorghum Symposium, 9 a.m., NCTA, Curtis
Jan. 26: Fremont Corn Expo, 7:30 a.m. Christensen Field, Fremont
Jan. 26: Pesticide Training, 9 a.m., Community Center, Davenport, RSVP: 402-768-7212
Jan. 26: Pesticide Training, 9 a.m., Community Center, Blue Hill
Jan. 26: Chemigation, 1 p.m., Community Center, Davenport, RSVP:402-768-7212
Jan. 26: Chemigation,1:30 p.m., Community Center, Blue Hill
Jan.27: Chemigation, 9:30 a.m., Cornerstone Event Center, Fairgrounds York, RSVP: 402-362-5508
Jan. 31: Ag Day, 9:30 a.m., Fairgrounds, Aurora
Jan. 31: Southwestern Water Conference, 10 a.m., Ag Center, Holdrege
Jan. 31: Pesticide Training, 1 p.m. & 6 p.m., ENREC near Mead, RSVP: 402-624-8030


February-March Events

All 2023 In-Person Private Pesticide Trainings listed at: https://edmedia.wufoo.com/reports/2023-psep-private-training-dates-/

All 2023 In-Person Chemigation Trainings listed at: https://edmedia.wufoo.com/reports/2023-chemigation-training-dates/

Feb. 1: 
Farm and Ranch lease considerations for 2023, 10:30 a.m., Extension Office, Lincoln, https://cap.unl.edu/succession
Feb. 1: Pesticide Training, 9 a.m., Fairgrounds, Minden
Feb. 1: Chemigation, 9:30 a.m., Fairgrounds, Aurora
Feb. 1: Chemigation, 1:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, Kearney
Feb. 1: Chemigation, 1:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, Minden
Feb. 1-2: Farm and Ranch Expo, North Platte
Feb. 2: Chemigation, 1 p.m. & 6:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, Central City
Feb. 2: Pesticide Training, 1 p.m. & 6 p.m., Ag Hall Tuxedo Park, Crete, RSVP: (402) 821-2151
Feb 3: Friday Conversations: Understanding the Soil Microbiome, 10 a.m.-Noon, 4-H Bldg York, RSVP: 402-362-5508
Feb. 7: Pesticide Training, 9 a.m. & 1 p.m., Fairgrounds, Geneva, RSVP: 402-759-3712
Feb. 7: Chemigation, 1:30 p.m., Extension Office, Kearney
Feb. 8: Pesticide Training, 1 p.m. & 6 p.m., Fairgrounds, Deshler, RSVP: 402-768-7212
Feb. 9: Eastern NE Soil Health Conference, ENREC near Mead
Feb. 9: Chemigation, 1:30 p.m., Ag Center, Holdrege
Feb. 10: Friday Conversations: Rethinking Grazing: Nutrient Distribution Strategies for corn stalks/cover crop/pastures, 10 a.m.-Noon, 4-H Bldg York, RSVP: 402-362-5508
Feb. 10: Pesticide Training, 1 p.m., Fairgrounds, Central City, RSVP: 308-946-3843
Feb. 13: Pesticide Training, 1 p.m. & 6 p.m., Fairgrounds, Fairbury, RSVP: 
Feb. 13: Pesticide Training, 6 p.m., Cornerstone Event Center, Fairgrounds, York, RSVP: 402-362-5508
Feb. 14: Ag Update, 9:30 a.m., Fairgrounds, Central City
Feb. 14: Butler Co. Ag Expo (Pesticide Training 1 p.m. RSVP: 402-367-7410
Feb. 14: Chemigation, 1:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, Franklin
Feb. 14: Chemigation, 6 p.m., Ag Park, Columbus
Feb. 15: On-Farm Research Update, Holthus Convention Center, York
Feb. 16: On-Farm Research Update, Beatrice
Feb. 16: Pesticide Training, 9 a.m., Fairgrounds, Hastings
Feb. 16: Pesticide Training, 1 p.m. & 6:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, Aurora, RSVP:402-694-6174
Feb. 17: On-Farm Research Update, Fremont
Feb. 17: Pesticide Training, 1 p.m., Fairgrounds, Osceola, RSVP: 402-474-2321
Feb. 21: Pesticide Training, 9 a.m., Extension Office, Grand Island, RSVP: 308-385-5088
Feb. 21: Pesticide Training, 9 a.m., Community Center, Blue Hill
Feb. 21: Pesticide Training, 1 p.m. & 6 p.m., Harvest Hall, Fairgrounds, Seward, RSVP: 402-643-2981
Feb. 21: Chemigation, 1:30 p.m., Extension Office, Grand Island
Feb. 23: Pesticide Training, 1 p.m. & 6:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, Central City, RSVP: 308-946-3843
Feb. 23-24: Women in Ag, Kearney, https://wia.unl.edu/conference
Feb. 24: Friday Conversations: Nutrient Balancing: Commercial/Organic Fert, 10 a.m.-Noon, 4-H Bldg York, RSVP: 402-362-5508
Feb. 27: Pesticide Training, 1 p.m., Fairgrounds, Osceola, RSVP: 402-474-2321
Feb. 27: Pesticide Training, 6 p.m., Fairgrounds, Geneva, RSVP: 402-759-3712
Feb. 28: Pesticide Training, 2 p.m., Dick’s Place, Lawrence, RSVP: 402-225-2381
Feb. 28: Chemigation, 1 p.m., Extension Office, Beatrice
Feb. 28-Mar. 1: Central Plains Irrigation Conference, Kearney
Mar. 1: On-Farm Research Update, North Platte
Mar. 1: Pesticide Training, 1 p.m., Fairgrounds, Aurora, RSVP:402-694-6174
Mar. 2: On-Farm Research Update, Kearney
Mar. 2: Chemigation, 1 p.m., Fairgrounds, Central City
Mar. 7: Chemigation, 1:30 p.m., Ag Center, Holdrege
Mar. 8: Pesticide Training, 9 a.m. & 1:30 p.m., Extension Office, Grand Island, RSVP: 308-385-5088
Mar. 8: Pesticide Training, 9 a.m., Fairgrounds, Minden
Mar. 9: Chemigation, 1 p.m., Extension Office, Lincoln
Mar. 9: Chemigation, 6 p.m., Ag Park, Columbus
Mar. 9: Pesticide Training, 6 p.m. Extension Office, Lincoln
Mar. 14: Chemigation, 1 p.m., ENREEC, Mead
Mar. 20: Seward Co. Ag Banquet, Ag Pavilion, Fairgrounds, Seward
Mar. 21: Cover Crop Economics, Ext. Office, Hastings
Mar. 28: Pesticide Training, 6:30 p.m., Fairgrounds, Hastings
Mar. 30: Pesticide Training, 1 p.m., Extension Office, Lincoln





AREA EXTENSION OFFICE NUMBERS FOR RSVP

Adams County          402-461-7209
Buffalo County          308-236-1235
Butler County           402-367-7410
Clay County              402-762-3644
Fillmore County        402-759-3712
Franklin County        308-425-6277
Hall County               308-385-5088
Hamilton County      402-694-6174
Kearney County       308-832-0645
Lancaster County     402-441-7180
Merrick County         308-946-3843
Nuckolls County       402-225-2381
Phelps County          308-995-4222
Platte County            402-563-4901
Polk County              402-474-2321
Saline County           402-821-2151
Saunders County     402-624-8030
Seward County 402-643-2981
Thayer County 402-768-7212
Webster County 402-746-3417
York County 402-362-5508
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