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DPR license renewal and early bird pricing for online courses

Online training courses

If you are a license or certificate holder from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (DPR) and your last name begins with the letters M through Z, this is your year to renew your license. Why not get jump on finishing up your continuing...

Online training courses
Online training courses

Online training courses

Posted on Monday, October 7, 2019 at 10:20 PM
Tags: courses (1), DPR (17), online (3), pesticide (16), pesticide applicators (2), renewal (2), UC IPM (202)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

What to Wear When Using Pesticides

Figure 1. Safety glasses showing evidence of compliance with the designated “Z87” marked. (Credit: CA Reynolds)

When using any kind of pesticide, including herbicides, it's important to read the pesticide label carefully and to be sure that you have the proper equipment for applying the pesticide correctly and safely. You will need certain clothing to protect...

Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 8:15 AM

Addressing the Science Surrounding Glyphosate

Applying glyphosate from a hand-held sprayer to control weeds. (Credit: CA Reynolds)

UC ANR's charge is research and extension and we provide guidance about how to manage weeds using registered pesticides and by non-chemical methods. UC ANR includes information in its publications on how to effectively and safely use glyphosate where it...

Posted on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 3:45 PM
Tags: exposure (3), glyphosate (3), herbicide (7), pesticide (16), UC ANR (2), UC IPM (202), weed science (1), Weeds (21)

UC IPM Hosts Workshop for Retailers

Integrated Pest Management Workshop for Retail Nurseries and Garden Centers Register now for this hands-on, train-the-trainer workshop designed especially for retail nursery and garden center employees, managers, owners, and affiliates. The...

Posted on Friday, September 20, 2019 at 1:43 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Retail Newsletter Summer 2019 Edition

Chemical resistant gloves for applying pesticides. (Credit: C Reynolds)

The latest issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM Newsletter is now available. In this newsletter we address the science surrounding herbicides, personal protective equipment when using pesticides, and our upcoming training exclusively for...

Chemical resistant gloves for applying pesticides. (Credit: C Reynolds)
Chemical resistant gloves for applying pesticides. (Credit: C Reynolds)

Posted on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 1:50 PM
Tags: herbicides (3), pest notes (64), pesticides (26), PPE (3), retail newsletter (3), training (14), UC IPM (202)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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