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Chemigation Training scheduled in 2009 in Nebraska

NORTH PLATTE, Neb. – With chemigation season just a few months away, training sessions have been scheduled for West Central Nebraska, said a University of Nebraska-Lincoln technologist.

Chemigators should check their licenses to make sure they’re up to date. If not, or for first time chemigation users, a valid license will be required, said Dave Boxler, Entomology Research Technologist.

Individuals who need to obtain a new chemigation license or recertify will need to attend one of the following Chemigation Training programs:

– Jan. 27 – 9 a.m., Lexington, Dawson County Extension Office at the Fairgrounds, Bruce Treffer, (308) 324-5501

– Feb. 2 – 1 p.m., Broken Bow, 4-H Building, Custer County Fairgrounds, Troy Walz, (308) 872-6831

– Feb. 18 – 9 a.m., Stapleton, Logan County Courthouse, Bethany Johnston, (308) 645-2267, or (308) 636-2332

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– Feb. 18 – 1:30 p.m., Halsey, 4-H Lodge, Bethany Johnston, (308) 645-2267

– March 5 – 1 p.m., North Platte, West Central Research and Extension Center, Dave Boxler, (308) 696-6721

– April 7 – 1 p.m., North Platte, West Central Research and Extension Center, Dave Boxler, (308) 696-6721

– May 7 – 1 p.m., North Platte, West Central Research and Extension Center, Dave Boxler, (308) 696-6721

– May 21 – 1 p.m., North Platte, West Central Research and Extension Center, Dave Boxler, (308) 696-6721

The cost for initial certification is $20.00; $15.00 for recertification. To pre-register or for more information on chemigation training, please call the contact person listed for each training location. To view a list of training sites statewide, please log on to http/www.deq.state.ne.us/Chemig.nsf/Pages/Chemtrai.