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National Pollinator Week 2020

Adult honey bee,<i>Apis mellifera</i>. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

This year, National Pollinator Week is June 22 to June 28, celebrating the value that pollinators...

Posted on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 9:55 AM
Tags: bees (6), insecticides (4), label (5), less toxic (2), natural enemies (10), pesticide safety (7), pesticides (29), pollinators (4), UC IPM (246)

Correct Use of Disinfectants

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Many people have increased their use of disinfectants and sanitizers due to the COVID-19 crisis. It...

Posted on Thursday, May 21, 2020 at 9:30 AM
Focus Area Tags: Family Health Pest Management

Disinfectants are pesticides–so use safely!

Antimicrobials include several categories of products. To maintain virus-free surfaces use a disinfectant or a virucide.  Sterilants are generally more toxic and reserved for critical environments like hospitals. Infographic courtesy Enviroxyclean.

What do “pest control” and public health campaigns against SARS Cov-2 have in...

Posted on Monday, March 30, 2020 at 12:09 PM
  • Author: Mike Merchant
Focus Area Tags: Health Pest Management

"Virus Shut Out" is Illegal Product in U.S.

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U.S. EPA Acts to Protect the Public from Unregistered “Virus Shut Out” Product Imported...

Posted on Wednesday, March 25, 2020 at 2:15 PM
Focus Area Tags: Health Pest Management

Applying Glyphosate? Know How to Choose the Right PPE

Figure 1. Few glyphosate product labels require that applicators wear

Public concern regarding the risk of illness from long-term exposure to glyphosate is on the rise....

Posted on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 1:45 PM

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