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Statewide IPM Program, University of California

Events and workshops

UC IPM provides opportunities for additional learning in the form of presentations, conferences, workshops and hands-on training. Additional educational materials, including videos, DVDs, books, and leaflets, are available in the Publications section. Check the Online training page for online interactive learning opportunities.

UC IPM staff member Jim Stapelton shows a group of Spanish-speaking vineyard workers how to use a dissecting microscope to identify a powdery mildew.

IPM for Retail Nurseries and Garden Centers

Pesticide safety training

2016 Fieldworker Instructor Training Workshops

March 2/2 de marzo

Become qualified to give pesticide safety trainings to fieldworkers, as required by California regulations. Receive a comprehensive fieldworker pesticide safety training program with hands-on training activities. Approved by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR). All trainings will be conducted in Spanish. For more details and to register, visit the training website.

Download the program flier and agenda (PDF). (updated: 01/8/16)

Fieldworker Training Kit available for purchase.

2016 Capacitación de Instructores de Trabajadores del Campo

Califíquese para entrenar a los trabajadores de campo en cuanto a seguridad con pesticidas, como es requerido por las regulaciones del estado de California. Es un programa completo de capacitación e incluye actividades prácticas. Aprobado por el departamento de regulaciones de pesticidas de California (CDPR). Instrucción será en Español. Visite el sitio web del entrenamiento para obtener más información y para inscribirse.

Aquí puede descargar el folleto publicitario y el orden del programa (PDF). (updated: : 01/8/16)

“Kit” de Instructores de Trabajadores de venta.

Future pesticide safety trainings

If you are interested in attending a Train-the-Trainer workshop, a Train-the-Trainer refresher course or a Respirator Safety Training, please fill out this survey to help us plan future trainings.

Si usted está interesado en asistir a una capacitación de Entrenamiento-de-Entrenadores, Entrenamiento-de-Entrenadores de Repaso, o Seguridad del Respirador, favor de llenar esta encuesta para ayudarnos a planificar entrenamientos futuros.

IPM seminars

27th Vertebrate Pest Conference

March 7–10, 2016
Newport Beach, CA

The Vertebrate Pest Conference, held every two years, is the most recognized conference of its kind. Participants include leading authorities on vertebrate pest management from around the world.

View the Conference's Preliminary Program (PDF), including special symposia on urban coyotes, bird management, and wild pig management.

Register and learn more on the Vertebrate Pest Conference website. Avoid the additional $50 fee by registering by February 8th.

Identifying and Managing Critical Uses of Chlorpyrifos in Alfalfa, Almond, Citrus and Cotton

September 15, 2015
Citrus in Escondido (contact: Sonia Rios)
September 16, 2015
Citrus in Ventura (contact: Ben Faber)
September 18, 2015
Alfalfa in Parlier (contact: Shannon Mueller)
October 1, 2015
Alfalfa and cotton in Blythe (contact: Vonny Barlow)
October 13, 2015
Cotton and almond in Five Points (contact: Dan Munk) AGENDA
October 22, 2015
Alfalfa in Woodland (contact: Rachel Long) AGENDA
December 15, 2015
Alfalfa in Yreka (contact: Steve Orloff)
January 7, 2016
Almond in Parlier (contact: Kris Tollerup) AGENDA
January 8, 2016
Alfalfa in Stockton (contact: Michelle Leinfelder-Miles) AGENDA
January 12, 2016
Citrus in Tulare (contact: Beth Grafton-Cardwell) AGENDA
January 21, 2016
Alfalfa in Imperial (contact: Eric Natwick) AGENDA
January 26, 2016
Almond in Bakersfield (contact: David Haviland) AGENDA
February 5, 2016
Almond in Chico (contact: Emily Symmes) AGENDA

Including UC IPM staff and representatives from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation, Natural Resources Conservation Services, and county agricultural commissioner offices, sessions led by local farm advisors will present relevant IPM information and regulatory updates. Continuing education hours will be provided. Revised UC Pest Management Guidelines and a new web-based decision support tool will be featured.

For general information on the project, contact the Principal Investigator, Dr. Pete Goodell or Project Coordinator, Dr. Lori Berger.

DPR Training

See the California Department of Pesticide Regulation for: