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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.

Retail Nurseries and Garden Centers

Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM Workshop

We are planning our next IPM workshops for retail nursery and garden center employees, managers, owners, and affiliates. These exciting, hands-on, train-the-trainer workshops will focus on solving vegetable problems including insect pests, diseases and disorders, and vertebrate pests.

Training locations:

January 28, 2020 in Oakland at CSU East Bay Oakland Center — REGISTER NOW
February 12, 2020 in San Diego at Marina Village Conference Center — REGISTER NOW

Participants will receive materials and resources to help better serve their customers. Cost of registration will be $40 and include breakfast, lunch, and a set of Vegetable Pest Identification for Gardens and Small Farm card sets.

Pesticide safety trainings

We offer private pesticide safety trainings at your work site. Please contact for more details.

Want to know when registration opens up for public trainings? Please fill out the Training Needs Survey and to be added to the training mailing list. You will receive notification of upcoming trainings once the schedule has been set and registration opens.

Capacitaciones de Seguridad de Pesticidas

¿Necesita una capacitación? Ofrecemos capacitaciones privadas en su sitio de empleo. Comuníquese con Maria Alfaro al para más información.

¿Quiere ser notificado cuando se abra la registración para las capacitaciones públicas? Por favor llene ésta encuesta y se le añade a la lista de correo de formación. Usted recibirá una notificación de las próximas capacitaciones para registrarse.

Spray Application Course

Intensive 3-day short course on spray application research and extension from November 12-14 at the Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center in Parlier. Learn to improve agricultural productivity while reducing the impact of pesticides and other agricultural chemicals on the environment and gain knowledge of best practices for safe, economical and environmentally sound pesticide spray application.

Who Should Attend: Anyone involved with spray application operations including supervisors, vineyard or orchard managers, growers, owners, and PCA's.

Continuing Education Units: CEU's are available from California DPR and CCA

Visit the website for more information and to register.

Resources for Trainers

Training Kit

Designed to make training easy to prepare and deliver in an effective manner so employees learn how to protect themselves on the job. Each module teaches to the DPR required topics so you know you are covering the most important information. The kit contains training material in English and Spanish. Please go to the purchasing link to view specific kit content.

Fieldworker Training Kit available for purchase.

Kit de Instructores

Diseñado para facilitar la preparación y entrega de manera efectiva de modo que los empleados aprendan a protegerse a sí mismos en el trabajo. Cada módulo enseña a los requisitos de DPR así está seguro de que cubre la información más importante. El kit contiene materiales en Inglés y Español. Vea el enlace de compra para ver el contenido específico del kit.

“Kit” de Instructores de Trabajadores de venta.

WPS Handout

Summary of Federal Worker Protection Standard (WPS) changes
Download PDF.

Resumen de los cambios al Estándar Federal de Protección del Trabajador (WPS por sus siglas en inglés)
Descargue el PDF.

IPM seminars

DPR Training

See the California Department of Pesticide Regulation for: