The Citrus Research Board (CRB) is proud to announce the return of the Citrus Grower Seminar Series, co-produced by the University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE). Three different meeting dates and locations will give growers from different regions the opportunity to attend.
The FREE half-day seminars start at 8:00 a.m. and are expected to end at 12:00 p.m. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. Citrus experts from California and Florida will be sharing their knowledge and expertise with topics on: Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) and Huanglongbing (HLB), integrated pest management, rootstocks, new varieties and alternate bearing.
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3-hours of Continuing Education (CE) “Other” Units have been approved by DPR.
3.5-hours of Certified Crop Adviser Units have been approved.
Citrus veteran and pest management pioneer Jim Gorden was elected chairman of the Citrus Research Board (CRB) at a meeting of the Board on February 8, 2017. He will complete the term of Richard Bennett, who stepped down from the helm on January 20. Gorden previously had served as CRB chairman in 2009-11.
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Michelle Cilia, Ph.D., California Citrus Research Board (CRB) researcher and research molecular biologist for the United States Department of Agriculture –Agricultural Research Service (USDA-ARS) at the Robert W. Holley Center for Agriculture & Health on the Cornell University campus in Ithaca, New York, has been named a recipient of the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers (PECASE).
The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program will hold an industry meeting in the Central Valley on January 9 to review the new mandatory tarping requirement recently approved by the California Office of Administrative Law.
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