CRB Elects New Executive Officers

On September 24, 2019, during the Citrus Research Board’s (CRB) Annual Meeting, the Board voted to recommend three members to the Secretary of the California Department of Food and Agriculture [...]

USDA Visits with California Citrus

Dr. Wendy Jin, the Executive Director of the USDA-APHIS-PPQ Science and Technology, Scott Pfister with USDA-APHIS-PPQ Laboratory Director, and Dr. Greg Simmons, USDA-APHIS CPHST Laboratory came [...]

USDA Concurs with Mutuals

In the 2014 Farm Bill, Florida and California Citrus Mutual were successful in inserting a research program specific to ACP/HLB.  It allocated $25 million a year for research across the country [...]

Industry BSL3 Facility Passes Big Test

The industry sponsored BSL3 facility being built in Riverside jumped a major hurdle this past Tuesday.  A containment facility of this sort must past a certification inspection conducted by [...]

Industry HLB Lab this Close!

How close you ask?  The facility passed a final pre-certification test last week and now the California Citrus Research Foundation (CCRF) awaits confirmation from USDA as to when they will visit, [...]