The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has placed southern Stanislaus County under quarantine following the detection of two Asian citrus psyllids within the city of Turlock. According the department’s release, “The quarantine also takes in a portion of northern Merced County along its border with Stanislaus County. The quarantine zone measures 101 square miles, bordered on the north by East Service Road; on the south by August Avenue; on the west by Blaker Road; and on the east by North Hickman Road.”
The quarantine map for Stanislaus and Merced is available online at: www.cdfa.ca.gov/go/acp-maps.
As a reminder, 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 Alameda, Fresno, Kern, Madera, Merced, San Benito, San Francisco, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Santa Clara, and Stanislaus counties also under quarantine.