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Announcements and major site changes since January 2012 are featured on this page. See also the list of major site changes from 1995-2012.

Announcements

January, 2014: The new, completely revised second edition of the UC IPM publication Forest and Right-of-Way Pest Control is now available from the UC ANR Catalog. This is Volume 4 of the Pesticide Application Compendium.

Major site changes

Changes in 2014

July 24, 2014

Revised management guidelines for raccoons were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

July 24, 2014

Updates for almonds pest management guidelines are now online.

July 21, 2014

Revised Quick Tips for gophers, chinches de cama, avispas chaqueta amarilla, ácaros, caracoles y babosas, cochinillas, escarabajos descortezador, trips, and parásitos de insectos plaga are now online.

July 7, 2014

The July issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM Newsletter (PDF) is online.

July 1, 2014

Revised management guidelines for boxelder bug were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

June 30, 2014

Updates for strawberry pest management guidelines are now online.

June 27, 2014

Four new videos in Spanish for ants, bed bugs, mosquitoes, and snails and slugs have been added to UC IPM's video library.

June 23, 2014

Revised management guidelines for carpenter bees were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

June 9, 2014

Revised management guidelines for zoropsis spider were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

June 2, 2014

Revised management guidelines for elm leaf beetle were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

May 30, 2014

Revised management guidelines for subterranean and other termites were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

May 27, 2014

Revised management guidelines for thrips were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

May 14, 2014

New management guidelines for leaffooted bug were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

May 7, 2014

New management guidelines for brown marmorated stink bug were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

May 1, 2014

Updates for grape insects & mites pest management guidelines are now online.

April 28, 2014

Watch this new UC IPM video to learn about specialized tools to remove dandelions and keep them from coming back.

April 28, 2014

See how to quickly get rid of ants when they suddenly invade your home in this new UC IPM video.

April 23, 2014

Information about the IPM Seminar Landscape Issues during Drought is now online.

April 23, 2014

Revised management guidelines for psyllids were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

April 22, 2014

Updates for citrus pest management guidelines are now online.

April 17, 2014

New pages for greater swinecress, mexican brassbuttons, smutgrass, wild carrot, wild celery, perennial pepperweed (tall whitetop), shattercane, hood canarygrass, indian tobacco, tomatillo groundcherry, roughstalk bluegrass, and wild garlic were added to the Weed Photo Gallery.

April 10, 2014

The April issue for the Green Bulletin (PDF) is now online.

April 8, 2014

New blueberry pest management guidelines are now online.

April 3, 2014

Revised Quick Tips for peach leaf curl, malezas del césped (lawn weeds), cenicilla (powdery mildew), beneficial predators, deer, earwigs, powdery mildew are now online.

April 3, 2014

Revised Quick Tips for spiders, snails and slugs, spider mites, and yellowjackets are now online.

April 2, 2014

Revised Quick Tips for phytophthora root and crown rot, lawn watering, lawn insects, and lawn fertilizing are now online.

March 31, 2014

Revised Quick Tips for aphids, house mouse, and keep our water clean are now online.

March 25, 2014

New Quick Tip for venados (deer) is now online.

March 27, 2014

Revised management guidelines for lace bugs were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

March 25, 2014

New Quick Tips for orugas comehojas (leaf-feeding caterpillars) and lady beetles are now online.

March 19, 2014

Revised Quick Tip for ants is now online.

March 17, 2014

New management guidelines for moth or drain flies were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

March 11, 2014

Highlights of the 2013 Annual Report of the UC ANR IPM Program are now online.

March 10, 2014

Asian citrus psyllid information for garden centers is now online.

March 6, 2014

Cotton planting forecast for Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys will be updated daily through May 6.

March 3, 2014

The March issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM Newsletter (PDF) is online.

March 3, 2014

Updates for grape diseases & weeds pest management guidelines are now online.

February 27, 2014

Updates for avocado pest management guidelines are now online.

February 4, 2014

See how to reduce earwigs by trapping, limiting hiding places, and other nonchemical methods in a new video by UC IPM.

January 31, 2014

New 2014 Recommendations for Sweet Cherry for Spotted Wing Drosophila was added to the cherry pest management guidelines.

January 10, 2014

New management guidelines for bagrada bug were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

Changes in 2013

December 20, 2013

The Red Imported Fire Ants Pest Note has been revised and updated. New photos demonstrate the distinguishing characteristics between this ant and native California ants.

December 18, 2013

The December issue for the Green Bulletin (PDF) is now online.

December 17, 2013

Revised management guidelines for clearwing moths were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

December 04, 2013

See what kinds of beneficial insects are eating those pesky aphids on your plants in a new video by UC IPM.

November 21, 2013

New management guidelines for myoporum thrips were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

October 29, 2013

New disease, general information, and insects and mites pages for pomegranate pest management guidelines are now online.

October 25, 2013

The October issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM Newsletter (PDF) is online.

October 15, 2013

Three new videos on identifying and managing yellowjackets and other wasps around the home have been added to UC IPM's video library.

September 23, 2013

A new pest alert page for Bagrada Bug is now available online.

September 12, 2013

Updates for citrus pest management guidelines are now online.

September 12, 2013

New video library showcases UC IPM's YouTube and other videos covering topics such as pesticide active ingredients and managing bed bugs, mosquitoes, snails, spiders, and more.

September 12, 2013

Updates for peppermint pest management guidelines are now online.

September 6, 2013

Invertebrate pests have new menus and a new comprehensive index, making it much easier to find information on a specific pest. These link not only to information in the Pest Notes library, but to all UC IPM information on these pests.

August 30, 2013

Revised management guidelines for asian citrus psyllid and huanglongbing disease were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

August 23, 2013

Updates for walnut pest management guidelines are now online.

August, 13 2013

The August issue for the Green Bulletin (PDF) is now online.

August 7, 2013

Revised management guidelines for fungus gnats were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

August 6, 2013

Updates for citrus pest management guidelines are now online.

August 1, 2013

New management guidelines for eye gnats were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

August 1, 2013

Updates for alfalfa pest management guidelines are now online.

August 1, 2013

Updates for carrot pest management guidelines are now online.

August 1, 2013

Updates for asparagus pest management guidelines are now online.

August 1, 2013

Updates for cucurbits pest management guidelines are now online.

July 26, 2013

Revised management guidelines for pitch moth were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

July 26, 2013

Revised management guidelines for conenose bugs were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

July 24, 2013

Information about a new pest in California, Bacterial spot on almonds, is now online.

July 9, 2013

Revised management guidelines for aphids were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

July 9, 2013

Revised management guidelines for grasshoppers were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

July 1, 2013

Updates for caneberries pest management guidelines are now online.

June 27, 2013

Updates for citrus pest management guidelines are now online.

June 21, 2013

The June issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM Newsletter (PDF) is online.

May 31, 2013

The pest management kiosk locations have been updated.

May 30, 2013

A May issue for the Green Bulletin (PDF) is now online.

May 28, 2013

Revised management guidelines for oak pit scales were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

May 17, 2013

Cotton agricultural pest management guidelines have been completely revised.

May 16, 2013

Provisional treatment guidelines for Bagrada bug (PDF) are now available online.

May 14, 2013

Revised management guidelines for pitch canker were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

May 12, 2013

Information about the IPM Training for Professional Landscapers is now online.

May 10, 2013

Revised Quick Tip for common garden spiders is now online.

May 6, 2013

Revised management guidelines for bed bugs were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

May 6, 2013

Revised Quick Tip for weeds in lawns is now online.

April 29, 2013

New Quick Tips for leaf-feeding caterpillars and deer are now online.

April 29, 2013

Revised Quick Tips for Asian citrus psyllid and huanglongbing disease, codling moth, what is IPM? (formerly IPM & beneficial insects), mosquitoes, and less toxic insecticides are now online.

April 4, 2013

New page for floriculture and ornamental nurseries pest management guidelines is now online.

April 3, 2013

Kiwifruit agricultural pest management guidelines have been completely revised.

March 27, 2013

Updates for strawberry pest management guidelines are now online.

March 25, 2013

2013 Grape Powdery Mildew Risk Index is now available.

March 21, 2013

Updates for cherry pest management guidelines are now online.

March 20, 2013

Revised management guidelines for pantry pests were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

March 20, 2013

Revised management guidelines for clothes moths were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

March 18, 2013

The pest management kiosk locations have been updated.

March 13, 2013

Revised management guidelines for horsehair worms were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

March 11, 2013

The March issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM Newsletter (PDF) is online.

February 28, 2013

Information about the IPM Seminar Slugs and Snails in Agriculture, Production Nurseries, and Landscape: Biology and Control is now online.

February 20, 2013

Information about the Pesticide safety train-the-trainer programs is now online.

February 11, 2013

Information about the revised manual Integrated Pest Management for Rice, third edition, is now online.

February 7, 2013

Touch-screen pest management kiosk location schedule has been updated.

February 6, 2013

A new issue for the green bulletin newsletter (PDF) is now online.

January 24, 2013

New management guidelines for goldspotted oak borer were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

January 23, 2013

UC IPM released its annual report, 2012 Highlights.

January 11, 2013

New management guidelines for poison hemlock were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

January 10, 2013

Touch-screen pest management kiosk location schedule has been updated.

January 10, 2013

Updates for sugarbeet pest management guidelines are now online.

January 9, 2013

Updates for strawberry pest management guidelines are now online.

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