Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program meeting Dec. 11, Tulare
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
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: firstname.lastname@example.org.