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The Fluttering of Butterflies and Why This 4-H Project Is Important

This butterfly-themed blanket is the work of Erica Lull for the

Bet you've never seen a butterfly like this! The colorful butterfly seemed to flutter from a blanket that Solano County 4-H'er Erica Lull was sewing last Saturday, Jan. 14, at a “Cuddle Me Close” community service project. Erica, 14, a...

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017 at 2:37 PM

Registration Deadline for Retail IPM Workshops, Tuesday, Jan. 17

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Are you and your staff registered for one of UC IPM's hands-on, train-the-trainer workshops? Are you UC Master Gardener who would like more IPM training? If so, spaces are still available in both our January 24 and January 31 workshops. Don't miss this...

Posted on Monday, January 16, 2017 at 11:03 AM
Tags: ACP (22), Asian citrus psylld (7), household (4), invasive (24), Oakland (5), pesticides (18), pests (31), retail (8), training (9), UCIPM (54), workshop (10)

Professionals Get Hands-On Rodent Training

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In October 2016, the University of California Cooperative Extension, Orange County, in association with the Pest Control Operators of California, Target Specialty Products, and Univar, hosted a three-day West Coast Rodent Academy for pest management...

Posted on Saturday, January 14, 2017 at 7:42 PM
Tags: IPM (46), management (9), Orange County (1), pest (31), PMP (2), professional (1), Quinn (7), rodent (1), training (9), UCCE (10), workshop (10)

We Have No Rapae!

A cabbage white butterfly nectaring on catmint August. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

"We have no rapae!" No rapae today! That's the latest report from Art Shapiro, distinguished professor of evolution and ecology at the University of California, Davis. He's sponsoring his annual Butterfly-for-a-Beer Contest and it's Day 13, Friday the...

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 6:19 PM

Register Today for a Retail IPM Workshop

Examining citrus flush for Asian citrus psyllid. [Photo by Marcy Sousa]

Are you registered for one of the upcoming "IPM Workshops for Retail Nurseries and Garden Centers"? If not, time is running out! Oakland Workshop, Jan. 24, 2017 Registration is now open to all for the January 24, IPM Training for Retail Nurseries and...

Posted on Friday, January 13, 2017 at 4:25 PM
Tags: center (1), garden (27), IPM (46), January (1), nurseries (2), nursery (6), Oakland (5), retail (8), Sacramento (2), training (9), UC IPM (65), workshop (10)

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