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Biological Control in Ornamental Plant Production Symposium
January 18, 2012 San Marcos CA (includes presentations)
attendance 69

Insect ID, Scouting, Spray Evaluation, and Resistance Management
May 24, 2012 Monrovia Nursery, Woodlake CA (includes presentations)
attendance 69

Effective Use of Pesticides to Produce Ornamental Plants While Protecting Water Quality
(1/2 day English, 1/2 day Spanish)
June 5, 2012 Ventura
attendance 40 English + 15 Spanish = 55 total

Risk Management Workshop for Nursery and Greenhouse Managers (Long Beach)
June 12, 2012 Long Beach
attendance 11

Risk Management Workshop for Nursery and Greenhouse Managers (Watsonville)
June 26, 2012 Watsonville
attendance 11

ABCs of Horticulture (English Session)
July 25, 2012 San Marcos CfAHR
attendance 22

ABCs de la Horticultura (Sesión en Español)
July 26, 2012 San Marcos CfAHR
attendance 25

Nursery and Greenhouse Runoff Treatment Workshop
August 21, 2012 UC Davis
attendance 55

Farm Water Quality Planning and Evaluation of Management Practices
September 5, 2012 Carpinteria
attendance 50

Erosion and Pesticide Runoff Management in Nurseries
September 27, 2012 Watsonville
attendance 31

Nursery/Floriculture Disease Management Symposium
October 25, 2012 Watsonville
attendance 96


From the UC Blogosphere...

Bee 2 Bee Workshop
Posted 9/26/2016 -       Attract Bees to Your Garden  By Jackie Woods   UCCE Master Gardener   The honey bee population has been in decline world-wide for several years, a result of Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD).  ...

<b>Closeup of Toyon Scab spots</b> A Scab Among Toyons?
Posted 9/26/2016 - Advice from the Help Desk of theUC Master Gardeners Program of Contra Costa Client's Request to UCMGCC Help Desk:  I attended your wonderful plant sale and workshop recently. I am a school garden aide and one of our native plants, Toyon (Heteromeles...

DNA from genetically engineered feed is not passed to milk or meat, according to research by UCCE specialist Alison Van Eenennaam. 'Non-GMO' milk label more about marketing, says UCCE expert
Posted 9/23/2016 - Clover Stornetta Farms of Petaluma will be adding non-GMO certification to its conventional milk in early 2017. The move upset organic and conventional farmers, as well as a few agriculture scientists, reported Tara Duggan in the San Francisco...

event1 Citrus Thrips Field Day at Lindcove REC Was a Success!
Posted 9/23/2016 - On Sept 13, a field day was held at Lindcove Research and Extension Center to discuss citrus thrips biology and management.  We utilized the mobile laboratory for a powerpoint presentation and to support microscopes that showed...

UCCE Master Gardeners of Santa Clara County conduct sustainable gardening and hands-on workshops for the public. A home garden can help reduce greenhouse gas emissions
Posted 9/21/2016 - A UC Santa Barbara study concluded that planting a home garden can cut carbon emissions to the atmosphere. However, if gardening isn't done right, it could actually contribute to greenhouse gas emissions, reported Nathanael Johnson on Grist.org. The...

US Customs & Border Protection Notice About Bringing in Plants (Includes Seeds) Gift of Onion Seed From Foreign Country
Posted 9/19/2016 - Advice from the Help Desk of theUC Master Gardener Program of Contra CostaClient's Request: My coworker brought me some red onion seeds from Mexico. I have a small garden bed in my backyard and wanted to get some general info. on planting them. Some of...

3359 149 Woolly Whitefly
Posted 9/18/2016 -   Woolly Whitefly In The Garden By Andrea Peck   UCCE Master Gardener   I notice white flying insects on my orange tree, should I be concerned? Leo V.  Los Osos   It sounds like your citrus tree has become the...

C142-03 California Natives
Posted 9/18/2016 -     California Native Plants  By Leonard Cicerello  UCCE Master Gardener   There are almost 5,000 California native plants to choose from.  California has climactic zones that range from very wet to extremely dry;...

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