7 11, 2019

Private Applicator Certificate Prep Class and Test

By | November 7th, 2019|Categories: Citrus Industry, Education, Pesticides|0 Comments

With the upcoming Paraquat changes, the Tulare County Agricultural Commissioner’s office will be offering several PAC Prep Classes and Tests. The test will be offered in both English and Spanish. There are 70 total questions and you must pass with a 70% or higher. For more information on the changes please review the letter sent [...]

7 11, 2019

Members of the CCM Team are in Russia with the California Agricultural Leadership Program

By | November 7th, 2019|Categories: Advocacy, Citrus Industry, Education|0 Comments

Alyssa Houtby, CCM Director of Government Relations and Jared Plumlee, Chairman of the Government Relations Committee are in Russia for two weeks with the California Agricultural Leadership Program. This is a 17-month program that immerses the class in a variety of topics. Their mission is to grow leaders who make a difference and become a [...]

17 10, 2019

San Joaquin Valley Spray Application Short Course: November 12th – 14th

By | October 17th, 2019|Categories: Citrus Industry, Education|0 Comments

Registration opens at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, November 12th. The course is located at Kearney Agricultural Research and Extension Center - 9240 S Riverbend Avenue, Parlier, CA 93648. The event is open to anyone involved with spray application operations, including supervisors, managers, growers, owners, and PCA’s. For more information please visit this website:

27 09, 2019

Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting for the new Biosafety Level-3 Lab

By | September 27th, 2019|Categories: Citrus Industry, Education, Pest and Disease, Research|0 Comments

On September 26, 2019, leaders from the California citrus industry and the University of California, Riverside gathered to celebrate the grand opening of a Biosafety Level-3 Lab that will be used by researchers to identify a cure for the devastating citrus plant disease Huanglongbing, or HLB. The state-of-the-art lab is the product of a partnership [...]

19 09, 2019

Training for Field Crews: Prevent ACP and HLB in Your Orchards

By | September 19th, 2019|Categories: Citrus Industry, Education|0 Comments

22 08, 2019

Commercial Industry Education Program August 30th

By | August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Citrus Industry, Education|0 Comments

California Agricultural Labor Association will be hosting a Commercial Industry Education Program on Friday, August 30th at the Lindsay Wellness Center – 860 North Sequoia Ave., Lindsay, CA 93247 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am.  This event is in partnership with the California Highway Patrol to discuss specific topics to anyone in the commercial trucking [...]

22 08, 2019

CCM Awards 5 Scholarships to Students Pursuing Careers in Agriculture

By | August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Citrus Industry, Education|0 Comments

The CCM Scholarship Committee has awarded 5 outstanding students with an academic scholarship for the 2019-20 school year. Each of the selected students will pursue a higher education in their chosen fields and have demonstrated excellent leadership, academic, and philanthropic achievements. Please join us in congratulating Aaron Black, Camille Alamo, Ana Cristina Moron Guzman, Jennifer [...]

22 08, 2019

Remembering Charlie Coggins

By | August 22nd, 2019|Categories: Citrus Industry, Education|0 Comments

It is with deep sadness that we learned that Charles W. Coggins, Jr. passed away on Aug 18, 2019, at the age of 88. Coggins served as Chairman of the Board of Directors for the California Citrus Quality Council from November 1992 to January 2008.  In 2003, he was presented with CCQC’s highest honor, the [...]

8 08, 2019

Field Day at Lindcove August 21st

By | August 8th, 2019|Categories: Citrus Industry, Education|0 Comments

The Lindcove Research and Extension Center will host a Field Day on “Fruit Scarring by Thrips, Katydids and Earwigs in Mandarins and Oranges” August 21st from 8:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.  Various experiments and trials were conducted in May this year at the Lindcove Research and Extension Center.  PCAs and growers will have the opportunity [...]

8 08, 2019

U.C. Experts Webinar August 21st

By | August 8th, 2019|Categories: Citrus Industry, Education, Pest and Disease|0 Comments

The next U.C. Experts Talk “Understanding effective citrus spray application through computer simulations” will be held via webinar on August 21, 2019 from 3 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sufficient spray deposition or coverage throughout target tree canopies is an ultimate goal of citrus pesticide application. Yet, how to achieve this goal is usually a challenge [...]