Santa Barbara County Citrus Industry Workshop | December 8

Southern California

Citrus growers in Santa Barbara County and the surrounding area are invited to attend the upcoming Santa Barbara County Citrus Industry Workshop on December 8, from 9 to 11 a.m. The workshop will be held at the Santa Barbara County Air Pollution Control District Building, located at 260 North San Antonio Road, Suite A, Santa Barbara. There is no cost to attend, but registration is required.

Registration spots are limited. To secure your spot in the workshop, please RSVP to CPDPP Grower Liaison Cressida Silvers at cressidasb@gmail.com, or call 805-681-5600 for more information.

In cooperation with the California Department of Food and Agriculture, the California Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Program and the Santa Barbara County Agricultural Commissioner’s office, this free in-person workshop will be focused on connecting with growers, PAC/QAC/QAL/PCA holders and farm labor contractors in the Santa Barbara County area to discuss a variety of topics that are currently impacting the citrus industry.

Topics of the workshop will include the most recent updates on Huanglongbing (HLB) detections in Ventura County and new changes to HLB quarantine regulations. An update on exotic fruit fly quarantines in southern California will also be presented. 1.5 CEUs will be available.

Questions? Email Cressida Silvers at cressidasb@gmail.com, or call 805-681-5600, for more information and to RSVP.

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