UC IPM Makes It Happen
- Master gardener training. More
than 60 master gardeners and master gardener coordinators, representing
counties, learned how to use video presentations on ants and weeds
and had hands-on experience working with various ant and weed management
- Retail education day. UC IPM Education and Publications staff
and sponsored the 2005 UCCE/California Association of Nurseries
and Garden Centers' "Healthy Landscapes Retail Education
for schools. UC IPM participated in a one-day training workshop
sponsored by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation School
at Oroville High School in March 2005.
- NRCS staff training. UC IPM
sponsored two, two-day training programs for more than 66 NRCS
staff in November and December.
- Weed school. Nearly 70 people attended the "Central
Valley Weed School 2005," sponsored by UC IPM, UCCE Fresno,
and UC Kearney Agricultural Center in July.
Vine mealybug identification training. Salvador
Gil and other vineyard supervisors learned how to identify
vine mealybugs under a microscope at a training workshop conducted
by UC IPM in Sonoma.
quality training. UC IPM Advisor Phil Phillips gave five IPM presentations
on water quality to nearly 350 growers this year.
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