Train-the-Trainer Workshop: Sept. 27 | Citrus Insider

Train-the-Trainer Workshop: Sept. 27

San Joaquin Valley

A free, hands-on training workshop for local packinghouses, their crews and farm labor contractors about best practices to prevent Huanglongbing (HLB) from threatening the California citrus industry’s livelihood and infecting commercial groves will take place on Sept. 27 from 1 – 3 p.m. at the Tulare County Farm Bureau.

Presented in Spanish, this training informs front-line leaders in the field about what they can do to reduce the risk of spreading the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) and HLB, the fatal plant disease the psyllid carries as it feeds on citrus tree leaves. A complimentary meal will be provided for attendees.

During the workshop, participants will:

  • Understand the threat of HLB to the livelihood of the California citrus industry.
  • Become familiar with best practices for field crews to prevent ACP from spreading.
  • Practice using effective communication techniques to help their crews and others understand these best practices and why they are important.

Training Details:
Thursday, Sept. 27, 2018
1 – 3 p.m.

Location:
Tulare County Farm Bureau
737 N. Ben Maddox Way
Visalia, CA 93292

RSVPs aren’t required but are encouraged. Please RSVP to Annika Forester, workshop facilitator and coordinator, at 805-640-2525 or annikaforester@gmail.com.


California Detections of Huanglongbing Up 160 Percent In 2018



Detections of Huanglongbing (HLB), an incurable plant disease that kills citrus trees, increased by...
Read More

Statewide

San Bernardino ACP-HLB Task Force Meeting – Jan. 24



The San Bernardino Task Force is holding a meeting on Jan. 24 at 10 a.m. at the San Bernardino...
Read More

Inland Empire/Desert

Ventura County ACP-HLB Task Force Workshop – Dec. 17



The Ventura County ACP-HLB Task Force invites local citrus industry members to attend an...
Read More

Coast

Asian Citrus Psyllid Detection in Marin County



Due to an Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) detection in Novato, California, Marin County has been added...
Read More

Northern California