Acres of farmland harvested in Riverside County
Tons of Dates produced annually in Riverside County
Gas pumps tested annually by the Riverside County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office
Growers and industry members in Riverside County and the surrounding areas are invited to attend a virtual citrus grower meeting on Wednesday, January 26 at 2 p.m. The meeting will be taking place over Zoom and will require registration to attend.
The following information comprises the agenda for a regular meeting of the Riverside County Citrus Pest Control District No. 3 to be held at 1:00 pm, on October 13, 2021, in the Board Room of the Lake Hemet Municipal Water District
26385 Fairview Ave, Hemet, CA 92544
Dial‐in phone number: 605‐313‐5111 (TOLL)
Access Code: 289894
Protect Your Citrus from Sweet Orange Scab and the Lime Swallowtail Butterfly
While limiting the spread of the Asian citrus psyllid and Huanglongbing are the highest priority for the California citrus industry and the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program, the program continually monitors for a number of threats to the industry and has recently detected sweet orange scab (SOS) and Lime Swallowtail Butterfly (LSB) in new areas of the state.
There was one unofficial detection of LSB in Los Angeles and several reported sightings in Los Angeles and in San Luis Obispo counties; and a positive detection of SOS was found in Riverside County, the fourth detection in California within the last year and a half.
There are several actions that growers, packers and harvesters can take to protect California citrus.
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