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A Message from the ACP/HLB San Joaquin Valley Task Force: Adding ACP-Effective Materials to Suppress Kern County ACP


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

Citrus Meeting: Are You Prepared If HLB Is Found in Ventura County? – March 15


Citrus growers and industry members in Ventura County are invited to attend a virtual meeting on...
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Coast

Riverside and Imperial County Grower Liaison Positions Now Accepting Proposals


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

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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Regulatory
Statewide

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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Statewide

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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Statewide

First CLas-positive Asian citrus psyllid found in San Diego County


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

ACP and HLB Management Survey – Input Requested


Researchers from Sacramento State and the University of California, Riverside are requesting the...
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Statewide

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

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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Statewide

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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Regulatory
Statewide

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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Statewide

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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Statewide

CDFA Announces Vacancy on Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Committee


The California Department of Food and Agriculture is announcing one vacancy on the Citrus Pest and...
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Coast

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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Statewide

HLB Detections in Corona Expand Quarantine in Portions Of Riverside, Orange And San Bernardino Counties


The California Department of Food and Agriculture has declared a quarantine following the detection...
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Regulatory

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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Statewide

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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Statewide

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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Statewide

Training for Field Crews: Prevent ACP and HLB in Your Orchards


The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program and California Agricultural Labor Association are...
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San Joaquin Valley

Training for H-2A Workers and Field Crew: Prevent ACP in Your Orchards


The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program (CPDPP) is offering packinghouses the opportunity...
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Inland Empire/Desert

San Bernardino County ACP/HLB Workshops This Month


As Huanglongbing continues to spread in Southern California, citrus growers and homeowners with...
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Inland Empire/Desert

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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Statewide

New Requirements for Movement of Citrus into a Huanglongbing Quarantine Area


The California Department of Food and Agriculture has changed the requirements for moving citrus...
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Regulatory

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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Statewide

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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Statewide

Asian Citrus Psyllid Detection in Sacramento Prompts New Quarantine


Sacramento County has been placed under quarantine following the detection of one Asian citrus...
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Northern California
Regulatory

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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Statewide

Area-Wide Treatment Update in San Diego County/Temecula


To maximize the impact of Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) treatments in commercial groves and prevent...
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Southern California

Asian Citrus Psyllid Detected in San Francisco


San Francisco County has been placed under quarantine following the detection of one Asian citrus...
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Coast
Northern California
Regulatory
San Joaquin Valley

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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Statewide

San Bernardino ACP-HLB Task Force Meeting – Jan. 24


The San Bernardino Task Force is holding a meeting on Jan. 24 at 10 a.m. at the San Bernardino...
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Inland Empire/Desert

Ventura County ACP-HLB Task Force Workshop – Dec. 17


The Ventura County ACP-HLB Task Force invites local citrus industry members to attend an...
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Coast

Asian Citrus Psyllid Detection in Marin County


Due to an Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) detection in Novato, California, Marin County has been added...
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Northern California

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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Regulatory
Statewide

Fact Sheets on ACP Regional Quarantine for Bulk Citrus Movement in Coastal Regions


Fact sheets about requirements for the movement of bulk citrus is available for citrus growers,...
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Coast
Regulatory

Asian Citrus Psyllid Detections in Visalia


Northern Tulare County citrus growers should be on alert due to an Asian citrus psyllid breeding...
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San Joaquin Valley

Spray and Harvest Treatment Application Alert: Imidacloprid


The California Department of Food and Agriculture has changed the guidelines for...
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Regulatory
Statewide

Kern County ACP Update


Growers in Kern County should be on high alert due to an Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) breeding...
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San Joaquin Valley

Ventura County Packinghouse Meeting: Nov. 1


The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program and California Citrus Mutual invite packinghouse...
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Coast

Private Train-the-Trainer Workshops Offered Free to Ventura and San Luis Obispo County Packinghouses


The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program and California Citrus Mutual are offering free...
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Coast

Fact Sheet on ACP Regional Quarantine for Bulk Citrus Movement for Zone 2


A fact sheet about requirements for the movement of bulk citrus is available for citrus growers,...
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Regulatory
San Joaquin Valley

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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Statewide

Train-the-Trainer Workshop: Sept. 27


A free, hands-on training workshop for local packinghouses, their crews and farm labor contractors...
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San Joaquin Valley

Fact Sheet on ACP Regional Quarantine for Bulk Citrus Movement for Zone 5


A fact sheet about requirements for the movement of bulk citrus is available for citrus growers,...
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Inland Empire/Desert
Regulatory
Southern California

Private Train-the-Trainer Workshops Offered Free to Central Valley Packinghouses


The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program and California Citrus Mutual are offering free...
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San Joaquin Valley

Task Force Recommends ACP Treatment in Bakersfield


To prevent Asian citrus psyllid populations from developing on fall citrus leaf flush in Kern...
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San Joaquin Valley

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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Regulatory
Statewide

Private Train-the-Trainer Workshops Offered Free to Riverside and Imperial County Packinghouses


The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program and California Citrus Mutual are offering free...
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Inland Empire/Desert
Southern California

San Bernardino ACP Scouting and Monitoring Workshop – July 12


The University of California is hosting a free workshop in San Bernardino for citrus grove owners,...
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Inland Empire/Desert
Southern California

ACP Scouting and Monitoring Workshops in Ventura County – July 13


The University of California and the Ventura County Farm Bureau are hosting two free workshops on...
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Coast

June 30 San Bernardino County Asian Citrus Psyllid/HLB Workshop


The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program and the UC Master Gardener San Bernardino County...
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Inland Empire/Desert

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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Statewide

San Bernardino Grower Meeting: June 14


A grower meeting with the San Bernardino Area-Wide Task Force is scheduled for Thursday, June 14 to...
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Inland Empire/Desert

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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Statewide

Amendment of HLB Interior Quarantine Regulation


To streamline the quarantine regulatory process while continuing to control the spread of...
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Regulatory
Statewide

Riverside County Packinghouse Meeting June 14


The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program and California Citrus Mutual invite packinghouse...
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Inland Empire/Desert

Spring UCCE San Joaquin Valley Citrus Meeting


The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) is hosting a spring citrus meeting for...
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San Joaquin Valley

Santa Barbara County Grower Meeting: May 22


A grower meeting has been scheduled for May 22 in Santa Barbara to provide an update on Asian...
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Coast

ACP Found in San Luis Obispo County


Growers in San Luis Obispo County should be on high alert due to more than 20 Asian citrus psyllid...
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Coast

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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Regulatory
Statewide

San Bernardino ACP Task Force Welcomes Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell – May 3


Citrus growers and pest control advisers from San Bernardino and Riverside counties are invited to...
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Inland Empire/Desert

Kern County Area-Wide Spring Treatment Schedule and Guidelines


To protect commercial citrus from Huanglongbing (HLB), it is critical to keep Asian citrus psyllid...
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San Joaquin Valley

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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Statewide

CAPCA Spring Summit Focuses on Asian Citrus Psyllid: April 24 – 25


The California Association of Pest Control Advisers (CAPCA) will host its 2018 Spring Summit on...
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Coast
Inland Empire/Desert
Southern California

Pre-Harvest Treatment – Product Update


To improve Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) suppression and prevention methods, the product Delegate WG...
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Regulatory
Statewide

Crew Boss Trainings in SLO and Ventura Counties


This month, the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program is hosting free workshops in the...
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Coast

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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Statewide

Kern County Grower and PCA Meeting – March 14


To update Kern County citrus growers and pest control advisers on Asian citrus psyllid (ACP)...
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San Joaquin Valley

Field Crew Trainings in San Joaquin Valley


This month, the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program is hosting free workshops in the...
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San Joaquin Valley

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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Statewide

Update – Movement of Fruit From a Huanglongbing Quarantine Zone


To protect California citrus from Huanglongbing (HLB) and support the citrus industry, the...
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Inland Empire/Desert
Regulatory
Southern California

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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Regulatory
Statewide

San Luis Obispo County ACP/HLB Task Force Meeting, Feb. 23


The San Luis Obispo County Department of Agriculture will host the inaugural meeting of the...
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Coast

San Bernardino ACP Task Force Meeting


All San Bernardino County growers and affiliates are welcome to attend the San Bernardino County...
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Inland Empire/Desert

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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Regulatory
Statewide

Winter Area-Wide Treatment Schedules for Santa Barbara and Ventura Counties


To maximize the impact of Asian citrus psyllid treatments in commercial groves and prevent the...
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Coast