Ralph Bodine, former Chairman of Western Growers and an Award of Honor Recipient, passed away on March 7, 2016, at age 73. Bodine was born on October 1, 1942, and was married to his wife Linda for 35 years. Together they had six children.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture has scheduled scoping meetings to discuss proposals for changes to the Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing regulations. The meetings will cover changes regarding citrus commodities and nursery stock.