The California citrus industry is facing its biggest threat yet – the Asian citrus psyllid and the disease it can carry, Huanglongbing, also known as HLB or citrus greening disease.

HLB has been found in more than 2,300 trees to date in California. But by staying informed, working together, and following recommended treatments and regulations for the Asian citrus psyllid,

We Can Protect California’s Citrus.

Citrus Insider is managed by the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program, an initiative funded by California citrus growers and administered by the California Department of Food and Agriculture.

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CPDPP FY 19-20 Annual Report



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Statewide

California’s Successful HLB Management Strategy Focuses on Everyone Doing Their Part



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Grower Liaison Positions Across the State Now Accepting Proposals



The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is currently accepting proposals...
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Statewide

USDA Illuminates the Jamie L. Whitten Building in Green to Highlight Invasive Plant Pest Disease and Awareness Month



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UC/CRB study examines growers’ adoptability of voluntary best practices



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A Message from the ACP/HLB San Joaquin Valley Task Force: Adding ACP-Effective Materials to Suppress Kern County ACP



On behalf of the ACP/HLB San Joaquin Valley Task Force To Citrus Growers in the Kern County...
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San Joaquin Valley

Citrus Meeting: Are You Prepared If HLB Is Found in Ventura County? – March 15



Citrus growers and industry members in Ventura County are invited to attend a virtual meeting on...
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Coast

Riverside and Imperial County Grower Liaison Positions Now Accepting Proposals



The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is currently accepting proposals for two...
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