San Joaquin Agriculture Commissioner Tim Pelican is working closely with the California Department of Food Agriculture (CDFA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) after the discovery of Asian citrus psyllids in San Joaquin County.  The psyllids were found in residential neighborhoods in Manteca and Lodi, but due to the close proximity of agriculture in the area, the detections raise serious concerns about the possibility that the pests can spread to those areas. 

Ken Gilliland

Pages

Invasive Pest

Join Western Growers

Western Growers members care deeply for the food they grow, the land they sustain, the people they employ, and the community in which they live.