Don’t miss this year’s exciting luncheon program at the 25th Annual Citrus Showcase on Thursday, March 8th, 2018 featuring Special Assistant to President Trump for Agriculture, Trade, and Food Assistance, Ray Starling! Starling will be giving everyone in attendance a better understanding of key subjects affecting the citrus industry and agriculture. These subject matters will include trade, guest worker legislation, the Federal budget, and crop insurance. Aside from these major topics, we want to hear from Starling what it is like working in the White House!
Lunch is sponsored by Compac Sorting Equipment and Packline Technologies and will begin at 12:00 noon. Tickets can be purchased for $40 per person by contacting California Citrus Mutual at (559) 592-3790. Reserved tables of 8 and 10 are available. Be sure to buy your lunch tickets before they sell out!
PAC Raffle Drawing
This year we will be giving away a gun to two lucky winners. The first raffle item is the very popular, easily concealed Smith & Wesson M&P 9mm handgun. The lightweight, narrow grip makes it ideal for both women and men to handle. The second raffle item is the Henry Big Boy .357, Lever-Action Rifle. Enjoy the traditional look, feel, reliability and accuracy that comes from this wonderful rifle.
Tickets are available for $50 by calling California Citrus Mutual at (559) 592-3790. All proceeds will go to the CCM Political Action Committee Fund.
This year’s workshop sponsor is Durand-Wayland, Inc. The first workshop begins at 8:00 a.m. with All Things Water. This workshop will cover changes the growers will be facing in regards to ILRP, what’s next with ILRP, subsidence issues, and the water bond.
The second workshop will begin at 10:00 a.m. and will cover Food Safety: What’s next from the State and Federal Perspective.
The third and final workshop is brought to you by the Citrus Research Board and will begin at 2:30 p.m. This workshop will give you information on The Latest Available Strategies for Managing ACP in Your Orchards. Dr. Beth Grafton-Cardwell will provide an overview of the psyllid management tactics that are currently being conducted around the state and the level of control being achieved. She will then discuss new tactics that could be added to the grower repertoire to improve the program.
We would like to thank our Event Sponsors 2,4-D Task Force; Accu-Label International; Crop Science, a Division of Bayer; Dow AgroSciences; Farm Credit; Fruit Growers Supply; Giffin-Parker Insurance Brokers; Pace International; Sinclair Systems International; Suterra; Syngenta; and Valent.
Doors open at 7:30 a.m. with coffee and pastries available for all attendees sponsored by Valley Packline Solutions. There is no cost to attend the Showcase.
Download a flyer here.