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Apply Now: Pesticide Safety Educator

Worker training

The UC Statewide IPM Program is hiring a Pesticide Safety Educator to...

Posted on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 at 12:02 PM
Tags: ANR (6), Davis (3), educator (3), hiring (5), job (6), position (6), UC IPM (287), urban (10)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

The Truth About Turkeys

A flock of wild turkeys in a residential neighborhood.<br>(Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)

It has been rumored that Ben Franklin proposed the turkey as the national bird and symbol of...

Posted on Monday, November 25, 2019 at 4:55 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Job Opening: Urban IPM Educator

Syphid fly on flower.

The UC Statewide IPM Program, which is a part of the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources,...

Syphid fly on flower.
Syphid fly on flower.

Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 5:15 PM
Tags: ANR (6), community (5), educator (3), hiring (5), IPM (63), job (6), pest management (77), position (6), UC IPM (287), urban (10)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, 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

Invasive Spotlight: Invasive Plants

The flowers of French broom are attractive, but this invasive plant is not a good choice for landscapes. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

People in urban and suburban areas often use the term “invasive” to describe plants or...

Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 10:00 PM

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