IPM Workshop for Retail Nurseries and Garden Centers
This workshop is a great opportunity to brush up on home and garden pests, pesticides, and resources to consult when customers’ vegetable pest questions arise! This hands-on workshop, co-sponsored by University of California Integrated Pest Management Program and UC Cooperative Extension, is designed especially for retail employees, managers, owners, and affiliates.
A hands-on, train-the-trainer workshop to help you gain new skills to better serve your customers and keep them coming back!
In addition to the Oakland location, trainings will be held in Sacramento on November 4, 2019 and in San Diego (February 2020). Please see the UC IPM training website for more information.
When: Tuesday, January 28, 2020
Where: CSU East Bay Oakland Center, Oakland, CA
Time: 8:30 AM to 3:15 PM
Cost: $40 per person
Topics will include:
- Insects, diseases, and vertebrate pests of vegetable gardens
- IPM tools and resources for the public
- Less toxic pesticides for vegetable pests
Your $40* registration fee includes breakfast, lunch, materials, access to training materials presented during the workshop, and a copy of the Vegetable Pest Identification for Gardens card set.
Send a few, train many! The workshop will be a "train-the-trainer" seminar. Attendees will receive materials so they can go back to their stores and train others on what they learned.
*no refunds given after January 17th