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Carbaryl Becomes Restricted Material

Products containing carbaryl, like some Sevin products, won't be sold in retail nursuries and garden centers.

Starting August 1, 2020, all pesticides containing the active ingredient carbaryl will be...

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 1:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Want Another Reason to Practice Social Distancing? Head Lice.

Head lice adults, nymphs, and eggs (nits). [Credit: Dr. Shujuan (Lucy) Li]

Most people are practicing social distancing due to the current pandemic, so contracting head lice...

Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: child care (5), children (3), Gouge (1), head lice (2), indoor pests (5), infestation (7), insect (12), integrated pest management (15), Leonard (1), Pest Notes (92), pesticide (23), schools (5), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Family, Health, Pest Management

Using Disinfectants and Sanitizers Safely

Figure 1. Disinfecting wipes contain different pesticide ingredients such as the ammonia compound shown here.

In order to stay healthy and keep our spaces clean during the COVID-19 pandemic, many people are...

Posted on Tuesday, July 14, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

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
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Correct Use of Disinfectants

covid-infographic NPIC

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

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