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ACP (Asian citrus psyllid) found in San Joaquin county

You may have heard that ACP (Asian citrus psyllid) was found in Lodi, Manteca and recently Stockton. The Master Gardeners are ready to answer your questions about this invasive pest. Click here to find out how you can help prevent the spread of this unwanted pest and what to do if you think you have it.

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Valley Gardener's Journal For Year-Round Blooms

The San Joaquin Master Gardeners are excited about the Valley Gardener's Journal For Year-Round Blooms. This garden journal is now available for purchase and is great for any gardener. For more info click here!  

 

 

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  • Ant specialist Brendon Boudinot recommends one of his dog-eared textbooks. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    UC Davis Doctoral Candidate Brendon Boudinot Shares Expertise on Ants

    When doctoral candidate and entomologist extraordinaire Brendon Boudinot delivered his exit seminar on ants to the UC Davis Department of Entomology and Nematology, he drew acclaim, admiration and applause. Boudinot, whose peers marvel at his...


    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
  • These cabbage aphids,  Brevicoryne brassicae, are not practicing social distancing on this yellow mustard. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Cabbage Aphids Do Not Social-Distance

    "Eat your greens," they say. Okay, we don't need any encouragement, but apparently many other folks need a push, a poke or a prod to eat cole crops, including cabbage, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, broccoli, mustard, kale and kohlrabi. Well, cabbage...


    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
  • Early butterfly: This Umber Skipper, Poanes melane, was photographed in Vacaville, Calif. on March 25. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    Early Birds? No, Early Butterflies!

    Meanwhile, in between social distancing, what's happening in the world of insects? We were surprised to see a skipper butterfly today (March 25) foraging in our bed of mustard in Vacaville, Calif. Butterfly guru Art Shapiro, UC Davis distinguished...


    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
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    "Virus Shut Out" is Illegal Product in U.S.

    U.S. EPA Acts to Protect the Public from Unregistered “Virus Shut Out” Product Imported into Honolulu and Guam Unsubstantiated claims to protect against viruses threaten public health   HONOLULU – Today, the U.S....


    By Elaine Lander
    Author - Urban & Community IPM Educator