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Pests in the Urban Landscape

Healthy Schools Act Report: Your Feedback is Needed!

GB HSA Leg Report photo

Do you work at or service a school or multiple schools? If so, the California Department of...

Posted on Sunday, August 4, 2019 at 8:00 AM

Calibrating Spray Application Equipment

Figure 1. Backpack sprayer pesticide calibration. (Credit: G. Del Rosario, Corteva)

Applying the wrong amount of pesticide can result in poor control if not enough is used; too much...

Posted on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Tags: calibration (1), pesticides (26), professionals (6), UC IPM (202), Wilen (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

UC IPM Resources for Landscape Professionals

Home landscape with woody mulch (Credit: Belinda Messenger Sikes)

[Originally published in the Winter 2019 issue of the Green Bulletin] What is UC IPM? UC IPM is a...

Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 1:28 PM
Tags: integrated pest management (8), landscape (31), pesticide (16), PMP (3), professional (2), training (14), UCIPM (67), weed (11)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Reading Pesticide Labels

Always read the label before purchasing to ensure you choose the correct product for your needs. (Credit: E Lander)

You've probably heard it's important to read the label on a pesticide bottle, but you might not...

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2019 at 4:14 PM
Tags: label (2), pesticides (26), retail (11), retail newsletter (3), retail nursery (8), safe (1), UC IPM (202), use (1)

Brown Recluse Spiders? Not in California!

Adult brown recluse spider, <i>Loxosceles reclusa</i>. (Credit: R Vetter)

If you were to ask an audience of more than a few people if they or anyone they know has ever seen...

Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 1:20 PM
Tags: bite (10), brown recluse (2), california (27), pest management (21), spider (9), UC IPM (202)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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