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Industry News

August 25, 2014

The California Department of Food and Agriculture has released a draft of the Statewide Plant Pest Prevention and Management Program Environmental Impact Report and welcomes written and public comment concerning the draft.

July 10, 2014

The USDA's new website for beginning ranchers and farmers provides a variety of critical information, from educational resources to risk management tools and conservation information.

June 11, 2014

California avocado growers will find a recent LA Times article of particular interest — an interview with Dr. Akif Eskalen, plant pathologist at University of California, Riverside (UCR), concerning the plight of trees in Southern California under the threat of polyphagous shot hole borer (PSHB) infestation.