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Earth Day is April 22nd - Plant something to help the environment.


If you are planning to do your part for the environment this Sunday by planting in your garden, be sure to check out the article below about UC IPM's new insectary plants webpage by Stephanie Parreira - you will be glad you did! Home is...

Posted on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 9:36 AM

National Learn About Butterflies Day

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Spring will be here in just another week which makes me start thinking about getting out in the garden to plant - maybe you are too. In honor of 'National Learn About Butterflies Day' why not plant a few varieties that will attract and provide nectar...

Posted on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 10:34 AM

Drought Strategies for Crops

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As part of the California climate, periodic droughts will continue to be cause for concern when it comes to managing water use. UC recently launched a video series that addresses awareness and planning during a drought and in times of abundant...

Posted on Wednesday, February 7, 2018 at 8:08 AM

Farmers - don't be left out...


If you are growing any crops, rural or urban, please be sure to fill out the the Census of Agriculture. This census counts farms and ranches and those who operate them. Whether small or large plots of land, your response counts if $1,000 or more of...

Posted on Friday, February 2, 2018 at 10:43 AM

What does IPM and food have in common?


During your recent visits to the grocery store, have you noticed price increases on various products? Very often the problem can come down to pest issues. Read more about what scientists in the south are doing to prevent negative crop damage using...

Posted on Monday, January 8, 2018 at 9:46 AM

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