Region: Statewide News

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CDFA Seeking New Grower Representative and Public Member for the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Committee


The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is announcing two vacancies on the Citrus...
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New Spray and Harvest Product Approved for Growers – Mustang Maxx


Effective Sept. 13, 2021, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) announced the...
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Detection of Citrus Disease, Huanglongbing, Triggers Quarantine Expansion in San Diego County; First HLB Detection in County


The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has declared a quarantine in north San...
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Protect Citrus from Sweet Orange Scab and the Lime Swallowtail Butterfly


While limiting the spread of the Asian citrus psyllid and Huanglongbing are the highest priority...
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Your Current Grower Liaisons Are Here to Support You


The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) recently announced applications were being...
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Keep Going, California! A Message from A Florida Grower


California has recently surpassed 2,300 residential trees to have been infected with Huanglongbing...
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CPDPP FY 19-20 Annual Report


The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program (CPDPP) is proud to release its annual report for...
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Grower Liaison Positions Across the State Now Accepting Proposals


The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is currently accepting proposals...
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Reminder: New Spray and Harvest Product Available for Growers


The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) recently announced the addition of Sefina...
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CDFA Seeking New Grower Representative for the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Committee


The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is seeking a grower representative with...
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Rise in ACP Finds – A Reminder to Stay Alert


To My Fellow Citrus Industry Members, In the past few months, we have seen sporadic Asian citrus...
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ACP and HLB Management Survey – Input Requested


Researchers from Sacramento State and the University of California, Riverside are requesting the...
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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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Organic Citrus Stakeholder Survey – Input Requested


The University of Florida (UF), University of California, Riverside (UCR), and The Organic Center...
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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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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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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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Best Practices Video for Field Crew During Harvest Season


To provide industry members, including field crews, with best practices to prevent the spread of...
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Updated Regulations on Bulk Citrus Movement into the HLB Quarantine Area


Effective April 13, 2020, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) will revoke...
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Huanglongbing Detection Triggers Citrus Quarantine Expansion in San Bernardino County


A citrus quarantine expansion has been declared following the detection of the citrus disease...
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Two New Members Appointed to Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Committee


The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Committee (CPDPC) announces the addition of two new...
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Detection of Huanglongbing Triggers Quarantine Expansion in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties


A quarantine expansion has been declared following the detection of the citrus disease...
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Detection of Citrus Disease Huanglongbing Triggers Quarantine Expansion in Portions of San Bernardino and Los Angeles Counties


SACRAMENTO – November 22, 2019 – A quarantine has been declared following the detection of the...
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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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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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New Huanglongbing Detection in Riverside


A residential citrus tree in the city of Riverside has tested positive for Huanglongbing (HLB). The...
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CPDPP FY 17-18 Annual Report


The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program recently released its annual report for the 2017-2018...
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What Will Happen if HLB is Found Near You? Find Out April 16-18


The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program is hosting informational meetings throughout...
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World Ag Expo Seminar: Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing – Regulatory Compliance Update and Treatment Protocols


If you’re attending World Ag Expo, the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program encourages...
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California Detections of Huanglongbing Up 160 Percent In 2018


Detections of Huanglongbing (HLB), an incurable plant disease that kills citrus trees, increased by...
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Clarification on Field Cleaning Requirements for Movement of Bulk Citrus


To clarify the approved mitigation measures for bulk citrus fruit movement, the California...
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Spray and Harvest Treatment Application Alert: Imidacloprid


The California Department of Food and Agriculture has changed the guidelines for...
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California Citrus Conference – Oct. 10 in Visalia, California


Citrus industry professionals are invited to attend the California Citrus Conference, a one-day...
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Reminder: Mandatory Compliance Requirements and Resources for Movement of Bulk Citrus


All commercial citrus growers moving fruit out of its original quarantine zone for packing in a...
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CRB and UCCE Citrus Growers Educational Seminar Series – June 26-28


The Citrus Research Board (CRB) and the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) are...
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CDFA PEIR Update: Appeals Court Grants Stay


California’s Third District Court of Appeal has granted a stay of a recent Superior Court...
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Amendment of HLB Interior Quarantine Regulation


To streamline the quarantine regulatory process while continuing to control the spread of...
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Notice of Proposed Rulemaking: Continuation of ACP Regional Quarantines


The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) implemented an emergency Asian citrus...
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Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Committee Creates Strategic Plan for Combatting Huanglongbing


To evaluate and improve its strategies for fighting the progression of Huanglongbing (HLB) in...
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Pre-Harvest Treatment – Product Update


To improve Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) suppression and prevention methods, the product Delegate WG...
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CDFA Appeals Court Decision on PEIR for Plant Health and Pest Prevention Services Division


CDFA has filed an appeal of a recent Superior Court decision invalidating portions of CDFA’s...
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Citrus Showcase Seminar: ACP Management Strategies


California Citrus Mutual will host its annual Citrus Showcase on Thursday, March 8, 2018, at the...
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2018 Bulk Citrus Exhibits Due March 16


Due to the new Asian citrus psyllid regional quarantine for bulk citrus movement, all citrus...
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ACP Regional Quarantine Maps and FAQ


The new ACP regional quarantine maps for bulk citrus and nursery stock movement have been posted to...
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