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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.

Pesticide safety training

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

Living with Wildlife While Managing Working Landscapes

December 1 and 2, 2015
Hopland Research and Extension Center, 4070 University Road, Hopland CA 95449

Facilitated event to learn more about, and concerns related to, living with wildlife, and successfully managing for livestock, natural resource conservation and other specific goals. Land managers, ranchers, researchers, local, state and federal connections, and community members please attend!

For more information and to register, visit the meeting website or contact

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)
January 8, 2016
Alfalfa in Stockton (contact: Michelle Leinfelder-Miles)
January 12, 2016
Citrus in Tulare (contact: Beth Grafton-Cardwell)
January 21, 2016
Alfalfa in Imperial (contact: Eric Natwick)
January 26, 2016
Almond and cotton in Bakersfield (contact: David Haviland)
February 5, 2016
Almond in Chico (contact: Emily Symmes)

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: