Fruit for Thought
News from Around the Citrus Industry
It’s no secret that the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program provides the citrus industry with the latest news in the fight against Huanglongbing and the Asian citrus psyllid. The work conducted by CPDPP is a collaborative effort that involves local, county, state and federal officials, researchers, scientists and commercial citrus industry members alike.
In this blog, you’ll find the latest news from around the citrus industry, including research being conducted by University of California, DATOC and other program partners, updates from the Citrus Pest & Disease Committee members, profiles local state agricultural officials and more!
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Florida Production Numbers Serve As California’s Warning Signal
According to a recent United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) crop production report,...
CDFA’s Ag Vision is Creating Opportunity for California Farmers and Ranchers
Citrus Industry to Benefit from Research and Climate Smart Agriculture Incentive Programs
CPDPP 2020-2021 Annual Report
The Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Program (CPDPP) is proud to release its annual report for...
Area-Wide and Coordinated Treatment Participation More Important Than Ever in California
As the threat of Huanglongbing (HLB) continues, industry members know that the best way to prevent...
NIFA Invests Nearly $11 Million to Combat and Prevent Huanglongbing
Last month, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and...
Share Your Insights with the Citrus Committee
As California’s citrus industry continues to prevent the spread of Huanglongbing (HLB) into...
Grower Liaisons: Your Resource in the Fight Against HLB
The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program’s (CPDPP) goal is to sustain and protect...
California Roars Back: Healthier, More Resilient Food and Agricultural Systems
As part of California Comeback Plan, as announced by Governor Gavin Newsom, comprehensive...
California’s Successful HLB Management Strategy Focuses on Everyone Doing Their Part
What Nobel Prize-winning Economics Research Tells Us About ACP and HLB Management in...
USDA Illuminates the Jamie L. Whitten Building in Green to Highlight Invasive Plant Pest Disease and Awareness Month
The following press release was originally distributed by the U.S. Department of Agriculture.Photo...
UC/CRB study examines growers’ adoptability of voluntary best practices
Since Huanglongbing (HLB), the deadly citrus tree disease which has infected thousands of...
DATOC finds regulated tarping practices to be successful in reducing ACP movement
As reported in the DATOC quarterly report and Citrograph Magazine, researchers at DATOC have...
How to Submit Plant Samples for Testing
Interested in submitting plant samples as part of a proactive, routine testing effort, but not sure...
San Joaquin Valley Guide for ACP/HLB Management in Organic Citrus
The San Joaquin Valley guide to ACP/HLB management in organic citrus was a grassroots effort by SJV...
Your Local Grower Liaison: On the Frontline in the Fight Against HLB
The battle to save California citrus from the Asian citrus psyllid and Huanglongbing (HLB) is a...
UC Researchers at Work Finding Solutions for Huanglongbing
In 2012, the bacterium associated with Huanglongbing (HLB), the deadly citrus tree disease, was...