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 1,500 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.

Recent News

CDFA Announces Three Vacancies on the Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Committee



The California Department of Food and Agriculture is announcing three vacancies on the Citrus Pest...
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Statewide

Update on growers’ use of canines in Ventura County



In July and August, a few growers in Ventura County, in partnership with the Ventura County ACP-HLB...
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Statewide

Training for Field Crews: Prevent ACP and HLB in Your Orchards



The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program and California Agricultural Labor Association are...
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San Joaquin Valley

Save the Date: HLB Research Facility Ribbon-Cutting



Join Citrus Research Board, California Citrus Research Foundation, California Citrus Mutual and the...
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Statewide

ACP-HLB Task Force Recommends ACP Treatment in Bakersfield



To prevent Asian citrus psyllid populations from developing in Kern County this fall, the San...
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San Joaquin Valley

CLas-Positive ACP Detection Near Tijuana



An Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) sample – confirmed positive for Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus...
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Inland Empire/Desert
Southern California

Training for H-2A Workers and Field Crew: Prevent ACP in Your Orchards



The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program (CPDPP) is offering packinghouses the opportunity...
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Inland Empire/Desert

San Bernardino County ACP/HLB Workshops This Month



As Huanglongbing continues to spread in Southern California, citrus growers and homeowners with...
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Inland Empire/Desert