Assemblyman Jim Patterson will be hosting a Citrus Industry Town Hall to discuss the Asian citrus psyllid and the steps being taken to control its spread in California. The California Department of Food and Agriculture, local government officials and leading citrus researchers will be on hand to provide information and answer any questions.
The event is open to all interested persons, but space is limited so please RSVP to Assemblyman Patterson’s Fresno office at (559) 446-2029.
Date & Time:
Friday August, 23, 2013
Fresno County Farm Bureau
1274 W Hedges Ave
Fresno, CA 93728
Speakers Scheduled to Attend
Victoria Hornbaker – CDFA, Program Coordinator
Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell – UC IPM Specialist and Research Entomologist
Sylvie Robillard – Fresno County Grower Liaison
Les Wright – Fresno County Ag Commissioner
Joel Nelsen – California Citrus Mutual, President
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