Ventura County ACP-HLB Task Force Workshop - Dec. 17 | Citrus Insider

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

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The Ventura County ACP-HLB Task Force invites local citrus industry members to attend an informational workshop on Monday, Dec. 17, for updates on the Asian citrus psyllid suppression strategy, Huanglongbing (HLB) detections, status of state and federal research programs, and more. Attendance is free, but advance registration is required.

A full agenda and location information is below.

Meeting Details:
Monday, Dec. 17
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.
Courtyard by Marriott
600 E. Esplanade Drive
Oxnard, CA 93036

1:30 p.m. – Update on the statewide Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Program, status of HLB in California, tree-removal programs, and 2018 area-wide management participation rates.
Leslie Leavens, chair, Ventura County ACP-HLB Task Force

1:45 p.m. – Managing the Asian citrus psyllid in Southern California commercial groves and complying with quarantine requirements.
Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell, IPM specialist and research entomologist, University of California-Riverside, and Director of Lindcove Research and Extension Center

2:30 p.m. – Update on state and federal research projects and discussion of action plan for HLB confirmation in commercial groves.
Dr. Neil McRoberts, western regional director, National Plant Diagnostic Network, and associate professor of plant pathology, University of California-Davis

3:15 p.m. – Audience Q&A

3:30 p.m. – Adjourn

Please RSVP in advance here. For questions about this event, please contact the Ventura County ACP-HLB Task Force: taskforce@farmbureauvc.com.


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