Due to low enrollment, the workshop originally scheduled for November 8, 2016 has been rescheduled to January 24, 2017.
This UC IPM hands-on, train-the-trainer workshop is designed especially for retail nursery and garden center employees, managers, owners, and affiliates. The workshop will help retail employees better serve customers and keep them coming back!
New Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Where: Oakland Center, CSU East Bay
Time: 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM
Cost: $30 per person
Are you busy on Thursday, January 28? Are you a retail nursery/garden center employee, Master Gardener, or someone interested in learning more about garden pests in southern California?
If so, join us for a one-day, jam-packed IPM workshop covering invasive pests, Asian citrus psyllids, less toxic pesticides, abiotic disorders, and UC IPM resources.
The workshop is open to all but you must preregister. The cost is only $40 and includes breakfast, lunch, and many great take-home materials.
Don't wait! Register today!
See the full agenda, location, and registration form at
Integrated Pest Management Workshop for Retail Nurseries and Garden Centers
Are you registered yet for this one-day, hands-on, train-the-trainer workshop designed especially for retail nursery and garden center employees, managers, owners, and affiliates? It's winter, it's raining, the topics are awesome, it's only $40-- what are you waiting for?
The workshop will help you and your employees gain new skills to better serve customers and keep them coming back!
When: Thursday, January 28, 2016
Where: Ontario Airport Hotel and Conference Center
Time: 8:30 AM to 2:45...
- Author: Niamh Quinn
[From the April 2015 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter]
Norway and roof rats, as well as house mice, can be commonly found in urban and rural homes. Many rodents, particularly house mice, enter structures during the winter months. Rats (Figure 1) and mice (Figure 2) can cause damage resulting in large economic losses and are also known to pose health risks to people.
With the implementation of recent legislation nationwide restrictions on rodenticide use have become much tighter. In California, pesticides registered for use against.../span>
The UC IPM Web site offers several free online training courses for landscape and structural pest management professionals on topics including integrated pest management, pesticides and water quality, herbicides, pesticide equipment, and calibration. These courses offer continuing education units that satisfy the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR), the Structural Pest Control Board, or both.
Another course is designed to prepare you to take the DPR Maintenance Gardener Category Q Qualified Applicator Certification (QAC) exam.
You'll also find links to two free online training courses for retail nursery and garden center employees. These courses are ideal for employees or Master Gardeners who answer...