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 1,900 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

Accepting Proposals for Riverside County Grower Liaison



The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is currently accepting proposals for its...
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Inland Empire/Desert

A Message from the ACP/HLB San Joaquin Valley Task Force: Now is the Time to Act Against Increased ACP



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

Detection of Huanglongbing Triggers Quarantine Expansion in San Bernardino and Los Angeles Counties



A quarantine expansion has been declared following the detection of the citrus disease...
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Statewide

Organic Citrus Stakeholder Survey – Input Requested



The University of Florida (UF), University of California, Riverside (UCR), and The Organic Center...
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Statewide

Riverside County Citrus Grower Meeting – August 21, 2020



Growers and industry members in Riverside County and surrounding areas are invited to attend a...
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Inland Empire/Desert
Southern California

CLas-positive Asian citrus psyllid found in Riverside commercial grove



An Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) sample – confirmed positive for Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus...
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Statewide

Amendment to Recent Bulk Citrus Movement Regulatory Change



Effective July 31, 2020, bulk citrus fruit may be shipped directly to a packinghouse or processor...
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Statewide

With New Research on the Horizon, Continued Best Practices Encouraged for Growers



As the threat of Huanglongbing (HLB) and the Asian citrus psyllid continue to put pressure on the...
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Statewide