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Announcements and major site changes since January 2018 are featured on this page. See also the list of major site changes from 1995-2016.

Announcements

UC IPM released Highlights of our 2016 annual report.

The new Strategic plan 2015–2025 is now online.

New Herbicide Symptoms photo repository.

Major site changes

Changes in 2018

June 18, 2018

Home and Landscape: Quick Tips have a brand-new design. The twelve titles that have been revised and updated with this new design include Bark Beetles, Bed Bugs, Cockroaches, Mosquitoes, Peach Leaf Curl, Powdery Mildew, Rats, Tree Borers, Whiteflies, Landscape Design & Water Quality, What is IPM?, and Parasites of Insect Pests.

June 12, 2018
Agriculture: Updates for Pecan Pest Management Guidelines are now online. Changes to Relative Toxicities of Insecticides and Miticides Used in Pecans to Natural Enemies and Honey Bees, Black Pecan Aphid, and Yellow Aphid Complex.
June 7, 2018

Home and Landscape: The Spring issue for the Green Bulletin (PDF) is now online.

May 25, 2018

New online course, Proper Selection, Use, and Removal of Personal Protective Equipment, is now available.

April 2, 2018

Home and Landscape: Revised management guidelines for snails and slugs were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

March 6, 2018

Agriculture: Revisions for the Dry Beans Pest Management Guidelines are now online. Diseases and Abiotic Disorders sections were revised. New pages for Fusarium Wilt, Pythium Disease, and Chocolate Blotch were added.

March 6, 2018

Cotton planting forecast for Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys will be updated daily through May 6.

March 1, 2018

Home and Landscape: The Spring issue for the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM Newsletter (PDF) is now online.

January 24, 2018

Home and Landscape: Revised management guidelines for dandelion were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

January 17, 2018

Agriculture: Revisions for the Onion and Garlic Pest Management Guidelines are now online. Nematodes section was revised to include new information on the biology, damage, and management of various nematodes that attack onion and garlic.

Agriculture: Updates for Avocado Pest Management Guidelines are now online.

Changes in 2017

December 21, 2017

Home and Landscape: Revised management guidelines for redhumped caterpillar were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

December 21, 2017

Home and Landscape: The Winter issue for the Green Bulletin (PDF) is now online.

December 6, 2017

Agriculture: Revisions for Almond Pest Management Guidelines are now online. General revision. New pages for Bacterial Spot and Fruit Russeting (Powdery Mildew-Like).

October 27, 2017

Home and Landscape: Quick Tips Ants, Aphids, Codling Moth, Gophers, Spiders, Weeds in Landscapes, Beneficial Predators, Lady Beetles, Keep Our Water Clean, Landscape Plants: Fertilizing & Watering, Less Toxic Insecticides, and Las tuzas (gophers) are revised.

October 6, 2017

Agriculture: Revisions for Walnut Pest Management Guidelines are now online. General revision. New pages for General Properties of Fungicides Used in Walnuts, Walnut Twig Beetle, Anthracnose, Botryosphaeria and Phomopsis Cankers, Branch Wilt, Paradox Canker, Thousand Cankers Disease, and a new section for Vertebrates.

September 7, 2017

Agriculture: Updates for the Fungicide Efficacy and Treatment Timing page are now online for Prune, Strawberry, Pomegranate Pest Management Guidelines.

September 5, 2017

Agriculture: Updates for the Fungicide Efficacy and Treatment Timing page, a new page added for Fungicide Resistance Management, and a correction for Fire Blight are now online for Pear Pest Management Guidelines.

September 1, 2017

Agriculture: Updates for the Fungicide Efficacy and Treatment Timing page are now online for Pistachio and Plum Pest Management Guidelines.

August 30, 2017

Agriculture: Updates for the Fungicide Efficacy and Treatment Timing page are now online for Kiwifruit Pest Management Guidelines.

August 30, 2017

Agriculture: Updates for the Fungicide Efficacy and Treatment Timing, and Fungicide Resistance Management pages are now online for Peach, Nectarine, Grape, and Cherry Pest Management Guidelines.

August 29, 2017

Agriculture: Updates for the Fungicide Efficacy and Treatment Timing page are now online for Apricot Pest Management Guidelines.

August 29, 2017

Agriculture: Updates for the Fungicide Efficacy and Treatment Timing page are now online, and a new page for Fungicide Resistance Management was added for Apple Pest Management Guidelines.

August 24, 2017

Home and Landscape: The Summer issue for the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM Newsletter (PDF) is now online.

August 4, 2017

Home and Landscape: New management guidelines for dyer’s woad were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

July 14, 2017

Home and Landscape: Revised management guidelines for woody weed invaders were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

June 15, 2017

Agriculture: Revisions for Lettuce Pest Management Guidelines are now online. General revision. Botrytis Crown Rot added under Diseases. Lygus Bug (Western Tarnished Plant Bug) added under Insects and other Arthropods. Vertebrates section added.

June 12, 2017

Home and Landscape: Revised management guidelines for invasive plants were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

May 25, 2017

Home and Landscape: The May issue for the Green Bulletin (PDF) is now online.

May 11, 2017

Home and Landscape: Quick Tips Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing Disease, Damping-off of Seedlings, Ground Squirrel, Leaf-feeding Caterpillars, Phytophthora Crown and Root Rot, Powdery Mildew, Scales, Snails and Slugs, Common Garden Spiders, and Lawn Watering are revised

May 5, 2017

Home and Landscape: The May issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM Newsletter (PDF) is online.

April 27, 2017

Agriculture: Updates for Prune Pest Management Guidelines are now online. Vertebrates section was added.

April 26, 2017

Agriculture: Updates for Plum Pest Management Guidelines are now online. Vertebrates section was added.

April 24, 2017

Agriculture: Updates for Pistachio Pest Management Guidelines are now online. Vertebrates section was added.

April 19, 2017

Agriculture: Updates for Cherry Pest Management Guidelines are now online. New Managing Vertebrates page was added to Vertebrates section, updates done to Birds and Pocket Gophers.

April 18, 2017

Agriculture: Updates for Asparagus Pest Management Guidelines are now online. New Managing Vertebrates page was added to Vertebrates section, updates done to Pocket Gophers and Rabbits.

April 14, 2017

Agriculture: Updates for Apricot Pest Management Guidelines are now online. New Managing Vertebrates and Pocket Gophers pages were added to Vertebrates section, updates done to Birds.

April 14, 2017

Agriculture: Revisions for Citrus Pest Management Guidelines are now online. Insects, Mites, and Snails, and Vertebrates sections were revised.

April 10, 2017

Agriculture: Revisions for Alfalfa Pest Management Guidelines are now online. General Information, Diseases, and Weeds sections were revised. Vertebrates section was added.

April 10, 2017

Agriculture: New vertebrates section for Grape Pest Management Guidelines is now online. Vertebrate section added. Webspinning Spider Mites, Botrytis Bunch Rot, Summer Bunch Rot (Sour Rot), and Herbicide Treatment Table updated.

March 30, 2017

Home and Landscape: Revised management guidelines for widow spiders and their relatives were added to Pests of Homes, Gardens, Landscapes and Turf (Pest Notes).

March 17, 2017

The new Insectary plants page is now online.

March 8, 2017

Cotton planting forecast for Sacramento and San Joaquin valleys will be updated daily through May 6.

February 2, 2017

Agriculture: Revisions for Alfalfa Pest Management Guidelines are now online. Insect and Mites, and Nematodes sections were revised.

January 31, 2017

Home and Landscape: Three new videos in Spanish have been added to UC IPM's video library: Cómo eliminar plagas de alacena, Cómo controlar hierbas usando mulch and Usando una barrera pegajosa para prevenir hormigas en árboles y arbustos.

January 17, 2017

Agriculture: Updates for Turfgrass Pest Management Guidelines are now online.

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