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Posts Tagged: DPR

Fipronil Labels Have New Restrictions

Diagram showing California fipronil label restrictions. (Credit: California Department of Pesticide Regulation)

New label changes will alter how fipronil is applied by pest management professionals (PMPs) in...

Posted on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: applications (1), California (1), DPR (13), EPA (4), fipronil (2), label changes (1), law (3), perimeter (1), restrictions (1), UC IPM (7), UC Riverside (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Using Seaweed to Kill Argentine Ants

Fig 1. Argentine ants feeding on green or red hydrogels to demonstrate liquid bait uptake. (Credit: J-W Tay, UC Riverside)

[From the Spring issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Argentine ants can be a damaging ant pest...

Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Dress correctly for work: new online course on personal protective equipment

Pesticide handlers must clean their work clothes separate from the family laundry to prevent pesticide contamination.

Spring is in full swing and summer is right around the corner. If you work in agricultural, turf,...

Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

It’s time for DPR license and certificate holders to renew—get units via online courses from UC IPM

Schools and Child care online HSA.

November has arrived, and before you know it we'll be ringing in 2018! For those who hold a...

Posted on Wednesday, November 8, 2017 at 8:17 AM
Tags: child care (3), DPR (13), license (4), pest management (1), renewal (1), schools (1), statewide (1), UC IPM (7)

Pesticide Horrors from the CA Deptartment of Pesticide Regulation

Child reaching for bottle of pesticide in common drinking container. (M.L.Poe)

With Halloween again upon us, what better time to unearth a few true horror stories of reported...

poison control image
poison control image

Posted on Tuesday, October 31, 2017 at 9:15 AM
Tags: bleach (1), danger (1), Department Pesticide Regulation (4), DPR (13), fogger (1), illegal (1), poisoning (1), safety (1), storage (1)

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