San Bernardino County citrus growers and industry members are invited to a meeting to discuss the Asian citrus psyllid and associated huanglongbing disease on Tuesday, March 1, in Redlands.
The San Bernardino County Grower to Grower Meeting will give participants the opportunity to engage with other growers and industry members, master gardeners and pest control advisers, according to a news release from the city. There will also be presentations from the San Bernardino County Farm Bureau, the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program and the San Bernardino County Agricultural Commissioner’s office.
The meeting is set for 10 a.m. at the Prospect Park Carriage House, 1352 Prospect Drive.
Registration is required and can be filled out at bit.ly/35nqQxr.
The state’s current citrus greening disease quarantine area stretches from Redondo Beach, Pomona and Corona to as far east as San Mateo and Tennessee streets in Redlands. The quarantine spread into west Redlands in 2020.
A quarantine map is available at the University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources website, ucanr.edu/sites/ACP/Distribution_of_ACP_in_California.
For more information on the meeting, contact San Bernardino County Grower Liaison Sandra Zwaal at firstname.lastname@example.org.