New Interim Recommended Permit Conditions for Chlorpyrifos

November 15, 2018 California Department of Pesticide Regulations announced today their New Permit Conditions for the use of Chlorpyrifos. A complete description of their proposed Permit Conditions are listed HERE. A summary of the new conditions recommended by DPR: Aerial applications are banned Discontinuing its use on most crops. Chlorpyrifos will be restricted to “critical […]

ALERT: ACP found in Visalia

Tulare County and California officials are moving into eradication mode to control the adult and nymph spread.  For more details, click HERE

ALERT: Mexican Fruit Fly Quarantine in Los Angeles County

November 6, 2018 California Department of Food and Agriculture reported that Mexican Fruit Flies were found in Los Angeles County.  A quarantine is in effect until the pest is eradicated. For more details and links to important information, click HERE. Link to quarantine map: CDFA Quarantine Map Pest Profile: Mexican Fruit Fly Don’t Pack a […]

2019 Chapter and CAPCA Ed Events Calendar

CAPCA Ed has released the Chapter and State Office Meetings for 2019**.  Check for a meeting near you! ** Dates MAY be added Download Printable Calendar January 24, 2019 Bakersfield Kern County Chapter Label Update Meeting Kern County Chapter February 7, 2019 Visalia Tulare-Kings Chapter Label Update Tulare-Kings Chapter February 13, 2019 Santa Paula Ventura […]

This Month at CAPCA-October 2018

Happy Fall Members! This was a full month, so let us get right to it: VENTURA MEETS WITH ASM JACQUI IRWIN Ted Swartzbaugh, Rick Harrison, Michelle Haase, Chris Steppig, Cristian Baez, Gus Gunderson from Limoneira, and Rob Scherzinger from the California Association of Aerial Applicatiors Association(CAAA) met with Assembly Member Jacqui Irwin to discuss what […]

ACP found in Kern County

Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP), menace to the citrus industry has been found in Kern County and near commercial citrus groves.  For full details, click HERE

CAPCA’s Bee Where Project Makes Debut

October 25th, CAPCA introduced our Bee Where Project.  Together with a coalition of Associations, CAPCA was able to ‘put teeth’ into current apiary regulations.  For the full story from Western Farm press, click HERE

California projects increase in Walnut production for 2018

California Walnuts are in high demand. “This year presents a unique set of challenges as a result of increased tariffs in three of our key markets, however we continue to see strong demand for California walnuts both domestically and internationally,” -California Walnut Commission Chairman Bill Carriere For the full story, please click the link HERE

Bees and Almonds: A Symbiotic Realtionship

As the title suggests, Bees and Almonds go hand in hand.  This is not new information.  MorningAg Clips released a great article about how important bees are to more than just almonds.  I have placed a link to the story HERE