The San Joaquin Valley Air Pollution Control District (District), Natural Resources Conservation Service, and various Central Valley agricultural organizations invite you to attend a workshop on the District’s Conservation Management Practices (CMP) program. These workshops will cover both general farming and dairy-specific requirements under the CMP program with the goal of assisting growers and dairy [...]
California Farmworkers, Farmers and Regulators Join Forces to Limit Pesticide Drift in Central Valley
Bilingual Spray Safe Program Intended to Empower Workers and Improve Communications to Ensure Greater Pesticide Safety for People and Pollinators TULARE, Calif. (Jan. 16, 2020) – An estimated 400 Central Valley farmers attended the Tulare-Kings International Agri-Center to participate in Spray Safe, a stewardship program created for and by the agriculture community that promotes effective [...]
Please join us for the 9th Annual Citrus Field Day designed for citrus growers and citrus industry representatives. CE Credits are available for this event: 0.5 hours of “Laws and Regulations” and 3.0 hours of “Other”. The last day to register for the event is Tuesday, January 21, 2020! Follow this link for more information.
UC Ag Experts Talk presentation “ACP for Commercial Growers and Pest Control Advisers”, now available for viewing, along with other past talks on various citrus pests
To view any of the past webinars please visit www.ucanr.edu or follow this link.
Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell, a research entomologist and integrated pest management specialist at the University of California, is hosting a free webinar for commercial citrus growers and industry members on Wednesday, Dec. 4 at 3 p.m. The webinar will address the management of the Asian citrus psyllid in commercial orchards. To register for the webinar, visit [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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: https://ucanr.edu/sites/SJVSprayApplication/Agenda/.
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 [...]