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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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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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Save the Date: HLB Research Facility Ribbon-Cutting



Join Citrus Research Board, California Citrus Research Foundation, California Citrus Mutual and the...
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ACP-HLB Task Force Recommends ACP Treatment in Bakersfield



To prevent Asian citrus psyllid populations from developing in Kern County this fall, the San...
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CLas-Positive ACP Detection Near Tijuana



An Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) sample – confirmed positive for Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus...
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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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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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Kevin Ball Joins Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Committee as Coastal District Representative



The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Committee (CPDPC) announces the addition of Kevin Ball as...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Spray and Harvest Treatment Application Alert: Imidacloprid



The California Department of Food and Agriculture has changed the guidelines for...
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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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Ventura County Packinghouse Meeting: Nov. 1



The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program and California Citrus Mutual invite packinghouse...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Riverside County Packinghouse Meeting June 14



The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program and California Citrus Mutual invite packinghouse...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Pre-Harvest Treatment – Product Update



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