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Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program meeting Dec. 11, Tulare

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 • Tulare, CA

Past Event:

Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program meeting announcement for Tulare County growers/PCAs/PCOs.

Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012; 9 a.m. to Noon; Doors open at 8 a.m.

International Agri-Center, Heritage Complex Auditorium

4450 S. Laspina St. - Tulare, Calif., 93274

A meeting has been called in response to the recent CDFA announcements regarding the two Asian Citrus Psyllid finds in Tulare County and the establishment of 5-mile Eradication Zones in lieu of the 20-mile Quarantine Zone presented at the Nov. 28 meeting.  This meeting is intended for commercial growers/PCAs/PCOs and others to learn the hows and whys of the 5-mile Eradication Zones as well as the most effective, coordinated area-wide treatments.  After each presentation, speakers will be on hand to address your questions.

Topics & Speakers

Introductions

Ted A. Batkin – President, Citrus Research Board

CPDPC – Committee Activities

Nick Hill – Chairman, Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Committee

5-mile Eradication Zone – What it means to you

To be determined – CDFA

Marilyn Kinoshita - Tulare County Ag Commissioner

Intro to Area-wide Treatment & Citrus Layer Project

Brian Taylor -Director, CPDPP Field Operations

** Growers we need your assistance with filling in the Citrus Layer

Please contact Rick Dunn, CRB Rick@CitrusResearch.org

ACP Sampling & Treatment Strategies

Dr. Beth Crafton-Cardwell - IPM Specialist & Research Entomologist, Department of Entomology, UC Riverside

Area-wide Treatment Notification & Procedures

Judy (Stewart-Leslie) Zaninovich – Treatment Coordinator, GWSS Area-wide Management

There is no charge for this program, however; an RSVP would be greatly appreciated.

Please contact Emma at 559-738-0246 or email:  info@citrusresearch.org.

Location Details

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International Agri-Center, Heritage Complex Auditorium

Tulare, California
United States

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