IMPORTANT ACP UPDATE IN WASCO

IMPORTANT ACP UPDATE IN WASCO

September 7, 2013

California Ag Today, First in ACP Reporting

Kern County ACP Update

Please See more ACP news in earlier blog posts

According to Victoria Hornbaker, CDFA Manager of Citrus program: One male Psyllid found in yellow sticky trap in a residential neighborhood near Wasco, in Kern County

Delimitation traps are now in place and will be checked daily within a mile arc around trap. One to two miles out more delimitation traps will be checked every other day.

Within a five-mile arc of trap, there is no commercial citrus.


Neighbors being notified about urgent spray program.

Also, homeowners are being called to action to:

1. Check their trees for psyllids (see description at californiacitrusthreat.org )
2. Assist CDFA with treatments on their trees.
3. Do not move plants or citrus out of the area.

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