Program Information and Registration
Biological Control in Ornamental Plant Production Symposium
January 18, 2012 San Marcos CA (includes presentations)
Insect ID, Scouting, Spray Evaluation, and Resistance Management
May 24, 2012 Monrovia Nursery, Woodlake CA (includes presentations)
Effective Use of Pesticides to Produce Ornamental Plants While Protecting Water Quality
(1/2 day English, 1/2 day Spanish)
June 5, 2012 Ventura
attendance 40 English + 15 Spanish = 55 total
Risk Management Workshop for Nursery and Greenhouse Managers (Long Beach)
June 12, 2012 Long Beach
Risk Management Workshop for Nursery and Greenhouse Managers (Watsonville)
June 26, 2012 Watsonville
ABCs of Horticulture (English Session)
July 25, 2012 San Marcos CfAHR
ABCs de la Horticultura (Sesión en Español)
July 26, 2012 San Marcos CfAHR
Nursery and Greenhouse Runoff Treatment Workshop
August 21, 2012 UC Davis
Farm Water Quality Planning and Evaluation of Management Practices
September 5, 2012 Carpinteria
Erosion and Pesticide Runoff Management in Nurseries
September 27, 2012 Watsonville
Nursery/Floriculture Disease Management Symposium
October 25, 2012 Watsonville
From the UC Blogosphere...
Spring Plant Sale!
Posted 5/17/2013 - The San Luis Obispo County Master Gardeners are having their first Spring Plant Sale. So come and join us in the Garden Of The Seven Sisters for the afternoon. See you there! Click link below for flyer!
FAO recommends considering eating insects - UCR entomologist follows through
Posted 5/16/2013 - I was recently shown this youtube video of Dr. Mark Hoddle of UCR on a collecting trip for red palm weevil. Like a train wreck - you know what is going to happen but you still watch. Enjoy!
Posted 5/15/2013 - First steps in setting up an irrigation system By Christina Muller UC Master Gardener What should I know before setting up an irrigation system for my garden? Katie in SLO Living as we do in a...
Citizen scientists being mobilized in Sonoma County
Posted 5/15/2013 - A Sudden Oak Death "Blitz" planned for Sonoma County June 15-16 will prepare local residents to spot infected plants, collect samples from their neighborhoods and submit them for laboratory testing, reported the Kenwood Press. The session is hosted by...
Santa Barbara 4-H feeling budget pressure
Posted 5/14/2013 - The Santa Barbara County 4-H program is raising awareness about the county board of supervisors' plans to cut funding for UC Cooperative Extension, according to reports that appear on the KSBY Channel 6 website and in the Santa Barbara...
Museum collections hold answers to questions not yet asked
Posted 5/13/2013 - UC Berkeley researchers relied on historical samples of marbled murrelet breast feathers to understand what factors may be impacting the species' survival today, said an article on Crosscut.com. The team compared the ratios of stable isotopes of carbon...
Bed Bug Monitors Enable Early Detection
Posted 5/13/2013 - Bed bugs are quickly becoming major household nuisance pests. California has recently experienced a multitude of bed bug reports, with San Francisco now considered one of the Top 10 most infested cities in the country. Bed bug detection can be...
California cherry crop 'unusually light'
Posted 5/10/2013 - California cherries are now beginning to show up at roadside stands, farmers markets and grocery stores, but the supply in 2013 may be a touch scanty, reported Reed Fujii in the Stockton Record. Joe Grant, UC Cooperative Extension advisor in San Joaquin...