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DPR license holders: Renew early with these courses

Graphic from online course.

Learn about opportunities to receive continuing education hours. October is upon us and before you know it, we'll be wrapped up in the busy holiday season. If you hold a license or certificate from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR)...

Graphic from online course.
Graphic from online course.

Graphic from online course.

Respirator training course.
Respirator training course.

Respirator training course.

Posted on Tuesday, October 30, 2018 at 9:15 AM
Tags: CEU (2), continuing education (2), course (1), DPR (8), online (1), training (3), UC IPM (196)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Job Opening: Urban IPM Educator

Syphid fly on flower.

The UC Statewide IPM Program, which is a part of the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, is hiring for an Urban IPM Educator. This position is part of the Urban and Community IPM unit. Under the direction of the Associate Director for Urban...

Syphid fly on flower.
Syphid fly on flower.

Posted on Friday, October 26, 2018 at 11:19 AM
Tags: ANR (3), educator (1), hiring (2), job (2), pest management (5), position (2), UC IPM (196), urban (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Managing Invasive Shot Hole Borers in Southern California

Figure 1. Polyphagous shot hole borer. (Credit: Akif Eskalen)

[Originally published in the Fall 2018 issue of the Green Bulletin. Modified slightly from original.] Invasive wood-boring beetles are attacking hundreds of thousands of trees in southern California, including commercial avocados, and trees within urban...

Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Tags: beetle (5), dieback (2), Dimson (1), Fusarium (2), invasive (12), IPM (8), ISHB (1), Nobua-Behrmann (1), pest (32), polyphagous (2), PSHB (2), shot hole (1), tree (11), UC IPM (196)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Dark Rover Ant: Current Status in California

Figure 1. Dark rover ant (Credit: Siavash Taravati, UC IPM)

[From the Fall 2018 issue of UC IPM's Green Bulletin newsletter] The dark rover ant (Brachymyrmex patagonicus) is an invasive species which is increasingly being noticed in Southern California. It is a nuisance species that invades structures as both...

Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 10:42 AM
Tags: ant (1), invasive (12), pest management professional (1), rover (1), structural (1), Taravati (1), UC IPM (196)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Updated Landscape Weed Info

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Controlling weeds can be challenging to landscape professionals or home gardeners since landscapes often include a mix of turfgrass, annual plants, herbaceous perennials, shrubs, and trees. The newly revised publication Pest Notes: Weed Management in...

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]
Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10:53 AM
Tags: control (22), herbicide (2), IPM (8), landscape (13), manage (2), management (13), nonchemical (2), pest (32), plants (7), UC IPM (196), weeds (10), Wilen (7)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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