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Meet the staff
James A. Bethke is the County Director and Floriculture and Nursery Farm Advisor. He received his Master of Science degree in Entomology from UC Riverside in 1985. Currently he is working on several research projects to address the serious impacts on the ornamental industry due to a series of invasive pests.
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Social Emotional Preparation of Young Children Social skill development is critical for school success. Many kindergarten teachers even rate the need for social skills such as the ability to follow...
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NEW FIND A residential grapefruit tree in the city of Riverside has tested positive for the incurable citrus disease Huanglongbing, or HLB, which causes the citrus...
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HIGH ALERT The Italian white snail aka white garden snail (WGS)(Theba pisana) has been in San Diego County for about 100 years. However, it has rarely caused significant...
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Looking to hire a maintenance gardener? Make sure they are DPR certified —Cheryl Reynolds, UC Statewide IPM Program Summer is right around the corner. The mild weather we've recently...