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San Bernardino County Citrus Grower Meeting – Feb. 3
February 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Growers and industry members in San Bernardino County and Riverside County are invited to a Grower Meeting on Monday, Feb. 3 at 10 a.m. at the Redlands City Hall Council Chambers. Recent detections of HLB-positive trees in Colton have prompted an expansion of the HLB quarantine zone to include areas of Redlands and Loma Linda. The quarantine prohibits the movement of all citrus nursery stock or plant parts out of the quarantine area. Provisions exist to allow the movement of commercially cleaned and packed citrus fruit.
Attendees will receive an overview and be able to ask questions on the mandatory regulatory protocols required by California Department of Food and Agriculture in response to an HLB detection, and compliance and mitigation information for growers, packers and haulers.
There is no need to register. A full agenda is provided below. For questions about this event, please contact:
San Bernardino County ACP-HLB Grower Liaison
firstname.lastname@example.org or 949-636-7089
Riverside County ACP-HLB Grower Liaison
email@example.com or 951-683-2392
Monday, Feb. 3, 10-11 a.m.
Redlands City Hall Council Chambers
35 Cajon Street
Redlands, CA 92373
- I. Introduction
- II. HLB Quarantine (CDFA, CAC)
- What is an HLB quarantine
- Map of the new Zone 6 HLB quarantine
- Regulatory response (CDFA, CAC)
- Groves within 400 meters of HLB detection
- Groves within the 5-mile HLB quarantine
- Compliance & mitigation for growers/packers/haulers
- III. HLB proximity maps (CDFA)
- How to know if a grove is inside/outside an HLB quarantine
- IV. Questions