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Karen Ross To Headline California Citrus Conference

2017 CALIFORNIA CITRUS CONFERENCE

Visalia, Calif., (October 10, 2017) – The California Citrus Conference, scheduled for October 11, will feature California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) Secretary Karen Ross as its keynote speaker. All those associated with the California citrus industry are invited to attend the free one-day event of presentations and demonstrations sponsored by the Citrus Research Board (CRB) at the Wyndham …

How to Check Your Citrus Trees for a Deadly Disease and the Pest that Spreads It

Riverside, Calif., (August 4, 2017) – The incurable citrus tree disease huanglongbing, or HLB, has been detected in Los Angeles and Orange counties and most recently in Riverside. The citrus disease is spread from tree to tree by Asian citrus psyllids, the insects that move the bacteria that cause huanglongbing. Citrus trees infected with huanglongbing develop mottled leaves and produce fruit that is …

HLB Detected on Residential Property in Riverside

Asian citrus physllid Huanglongbing

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have confirmed the detection of the citrus disease known as Huanglongbing (HLB), or citrus greening, in Riverside County. The disease was detected in plant material taken from a grapefruit tree in a residential neighborhood in the city of Riverside near I-215. The infected tree …

Agricultural Officials Taking Steps to Battle Citrus Disease Recently Detected in Riverside

Asian citrus physllid Huanglongbing

Riverside, Calif., (July 27, 2017) – State and federal officials yesterday (7/25) confirmed the presence in Riverside County of citrus greening, a deadly disease for citrus plants that can be transmitted from tree to tree by the Asian citrus psyllid. The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) confirmed the discovery of …

Citrus Farmers Bracing To Battle Huanglongbing

Asian citrus physllid Huanglongbing

Exeter, Calif., (June 29, 2017) – Two more trees infected with huanglongbing (HLB) disease were identified and destroyed in the days before UC Cooperative Extension and the Citrus Research Board kicked off their spring Citrus Growers Education Seminar in Exeter June 27. The new infections raise the total number of HLB-infected trees in Los Angeles and Orange counties to 73. The latest statistic …

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