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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

Pesticide Safety Instructor Training Workshops

April 13/13 de abril            Davis en ESPAÑOL
April 14/14 de abril            Davis in ENGLISHclass FULL
May 3/3 de mayo                Los Angeles in ENGLISH
May 4 /4 de mayo               Los Angeles en ESPAÑOL

Participants completing the training will be qualified to train both fieldworkers and pesticide handlers as required by California state regulations. This training is approved by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation (CDPR). Registration is online only at 2016 Train-the-Trainer Workshops.

Download the program flier (PDF).

Fieldworker Training Kit available for purchase.

Capacitación de Instructores – Seguridad con Pesticidas

Los participantes en este programa serán calificados para entrenar a los trabajadores de campo y a los aplicadores de pesticidas, como es requerido por las regulaciones del estado de California. El departamento de regulaciones de pesticidas de California (CDPR) aprobó este entrenamiento. Visite el sitio web del entrenamiento para obtener más información y para inscribirse.

Descargar el folleto publicitario de la programa (PDF).

“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

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.

IPM for Retail Nurseries and Garden Centers

DPR Training

See the California Department of Pesticide Regulation for: