About UC IPM
UC IPM Programs
UC IPM supports research and extension programs in integrated pest management (IPM). UC Agriculture and Natural Resources scientists adapt research for practical application, and Cooperative Extension advisors and specialists develop and deliver IPM programs to a variety of clientele, including professional pest managers, growers, residents, and agencies. UC IPM staff work with UC ANR scientists to develop "how-to" materials that help the clientele carry out programs and solve pest problems.
UC IPM develops and promotes IPM programs for:
Currently, UC IPM employs CE specialists, full-time IPM advisors, and other Cooperative Extension advisors who are affiliated with the program. Some advisors are posted in county CE offices, and a coordinated, interdisciplinary cluster is located at UC's Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center near Fresno.
Examples are the pest management guidelines and a home and landscape database of pest solutions for residential audiences, IPM manuals for specific crops, books about IPM in landscapes and gardens, a variety of books on pesticide safety, and an extensive weather database that supports interactive pest models.