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Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County

Acreage, Farm & Ranch

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Midwest Plan Service (MWPS)

Nebraska Extension Water Website

Watch Nebraska Agriculture - Nebraska Department of Agriculture

Upcoming Events:

TRACTOR SAFETY COURSE: May 28, 2015 is the due date to register for the 2015 Tractor Safety Course to be held in Lincoln. The class is planned for Thursday, June 4, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Friday, June 5, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 or until testing is completed, at the Lancaster Event Center, 84th & Havelock Ave. Any youth 14 or 15 years of age who works on a farm or ranch other than his/her parents’ is required to be certified through a tractor safety course. Extension Educators and field specialists will teach the class. Cost for the course is $60, which includes all materials, testing, and lunches and breaks both days. Call the Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County office at 402-441-7180 or e-mail twilliams2@unl.edu for registration materials. Registration forms are available on the Nebraska Extension in Kearney Web site - here's the direct link to the forms and information about other locations in Nebraska providing the classes this spring/summer: http://go.unl.edu/x8r3

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2015 Nebraska Ag Climate Updates

Ag Climate Nebraska by Tyler Williams, Extension Educator

Horse Disease - EHV-1: Important Notice! Horse owners should check with the Nebraska Department of Agriculture prior to travel to see if Nebraska has implemented commerce or import requirements.


Nebraska FGIS Grain inspection labs

Private Applicator Training Opportunities

Other Options:

  • Private Pesticide Applicators can take a written exam Administered by th Nebraska Department of Agriculture (NDA) at scheduled dates and locations across the state. Call the NDA - phone 402-471-2394 for the schedule.
  • Private Pesticide Applicators can purchase a self study book at any Nebraska Extension county office.

Commercial Pesticide Applicator Training

Learn how to get your commercial and/or non-commercial pesticide applicator training license. Visit Nebraska Extension Pesticide Education for resources and training dates

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Local Programs & Events


Lancaster Extension Education Center

Contact Information

Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County
444 Cherrycreek Road, Suite A
Lincoln, NE 68528
lancaster@unl.edu
402-441-7180


Unversity of Nebraska-Lincoln

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National Association of County Agents

The Nebraska Extension in Lancaster County Agriculture & Acreage Web site was recognized as the National Winner in the National Association of County Agricultural Agents (NACAA) Communications Awards Competition at the 2000 NACAA Annual Meeting in Jackson, Mississippi.