Following the detection of one Asian citrus psyllid near the city of Hollister, a quarantine has been issued for a 106 square-mile area in San Benito County.
The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) issued a Pest Detection Advisory Notice (No. PD05-2015) on April 27, 2015, indicating a psyllid was trapped in Hollister, California (San Benito County), on March 3, 2015.
The Arizona Department of Agriculture has announced that it is convening a Citrus Summit on April 28, 2015, at 10 a.m. to discuss pests of concern and quarantines.
Western Growers received word yesterday from the California Department of Pesticide Regulation that Bayer CropScience’s new insecticide Sivanto ™ has been registered for use in California.
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