Oriental Fruit Fly Meetings for Riverside and San Bernardino County Growers

Due to additional detections, the Oriental Fruit Fly (OFF) quarantine in San Bernardino and Riverside Counties was once again expanded earlier this week. The quarantine area now covers 553 square miles.

Riverside County

The Riverside County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office will hold a grower meeting on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, to discuss the new expansion of the Oriental Fruit Fly (OFF) quarantine in Riverside County. The meeting will provide an update on the OFF situation and provide a space for growers to ask questions and voice concerns. The county will also be signing up growers, shippers and packers with compliance agreements for the movement of fruit within the quarantine area. Staff from USDA, CDFA, and Riverside County will be on site to answer questions.

Tuesday, December 12, 2023 | 10 am – 12:30 pm

Woodcrest Library

16625 Krameria St. Riverside, CA 92504

Phone 951-789-2812

For more information on OFF from the Riverside County Agricultural Commissioner’s Office CLICK HERE.

 

San Bernardino County

Additionally, the San Bernardino Farm Bureau will hold regular OFF update meetings for local growers, partners, county and city staff, CDFA, and USDA to share information and ask questions. The next meeting is scheduled for December 11, 2023, at 9 a.m. via Zoom. Details for joining the meeting provided below.

Monday, December 11, 2023 | 9 am

 Join Zoom Meeting

Meeting ID: 943 0423 0516

Passcode: 028360

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+16694449171,,94304230516# US

 

Additional Resources

Riverside/San Bernardino Counties OFF Quarantine Map

New vs. Previous Quarantine Map

CDFA OFF Information Page

For questions regarding OFF please contact CDFA.

 

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