- Author: Karey Windbiel-Rojas
Retailers-- are you registered yet for the January 24, IPM Training for Retail Nurseries and Garden Centers? If not, you only have a few more days to claim your spot.
When: Tuesday, January 24, 2017
Where: Oakland Center, CSU East Bay -- Oakland, CA
Time: 8:30 AM - 3:30 PM
Cost: $30 per person
This hands-on, train-the-trainer workshop is designed especially for retail nursery and garden center employees, managers, owners, and affiliates. Training topics include invasive pests, Asian citrus psyllid and huanglongbing disease, household pests, and IPM and pesticides. Participants will receive relevant materials and helpful...
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
- Author: Cheryl Reynolds
[From the December 2016 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin]
School is already back in session for many children in districts throughout California, and several others will be starting back to school in the next couple of weeks. While students and teachers were enjoying summer break, an amendment to the Healthy Schools Act (HSA) went into effect on July 1st. It requires teachers, custodians, administrators, other staff or volunteers, and licensed pest management professionals applying any pesticide (this includes disinfectants and.../span>
- Author: Anne Schellman
- Author: Karey Windbiel Rojas
Gardeners and other consumers frequently look to retail nursery and garden center employees to answer questions about pests and pesticides. To help retailers stay abreast of current pest topics facing California, UC IPM held a workshop for retail employees on January 28, 2016 in Ontario, CA focusing on integrated pest management (IPM) concepts and current issues. Partnering with local UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Advisors and Specialists, the day was filled with information participants could bring back to customers to address their pest and plant problems.
Topics addressed in these workshops include:
- Invasive Pests
- Asian citrus psyllid and...
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