January 9, 2015

Madera County Added to Quarantined Psyllid Areas

Yet another area of the state has been quarantined by state agriculture officials after the detection of a single Asian citrus psyllid was discovered in Madera County.  According to a press release issued by the California Department of Food and Agriculture, (CDFA), a 100–square-mile portion in Madera County has been quarantined.  The border of the quarantine zone extends from Road 603 on the north end to Avenue 15 on the south end and from Road 26 on the western border to the Madera Canal on the eastern border.

ACP county-wide quarantines are now in place in Imperial, Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Tulare, and Ventura counties, with portions of Madera, Fresno, Kern, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, and Santa Clara counties also under quarantine.