Welcome to the Berry Crop Team

Our Berry Crop Team is available for members to join. We look forward to connecting with you.

Recent Alerts

Chlorpyrifos Updates

On May 8th, the EPA was ordered to ban the use of Chlorpyrifos in California. It is important to note that during the process it is important to know that the permit conditions from Fall of 2018 will be permissible until the cancellation is complete. PCAs are encouraged to get involved in the process of […]

Additional Resources


Dealing with the Light Brown Apple Moth in Central Coast Strawberries and Caneberries in 2017

An Update on Spotted-wing Drosophila and its Management

IPM Solutions for Insect Pests in California Strawberries: Efficacy of Botanical, Chemical, Mechanical, and Microbial Options

Micro-sprinklers in Strawberry Production

Multiple-fungicide Resistant Botrytis cinerea Documented in Strawberry in the Central Coast Region

Strawberry Fruit Deformity and the Role of Lygus Bug


Understanding Pesticide Labels for Making Pesticide Applications

Understanding Pesticide Labels for Making Pesticide Applications card set PDF in English and Spanish

Agricultural videos

Agricultural videos—in particular:
• Year-round IPM programs: Video tour
• Setting a Macabee gopher trap
• Trap placement for pocket gophers

Online training (*with continuing education units)
• Moving beyond pesticides
• Pesticide application equipment/calibration*
• Pesticide resistance*

Online training (some with continuing education units) on pesticide application equipment/calibration and pesticide resistance

UC ANR blogs

UC ANR blogs—in particular:
• Pest News
• Salinas Valley Agriculture
• Strawberries and Caneberries
• Strawberries and Vegetables
• UC Weed Science

UC ANR Twitter