Welcome to the Desert Valleys Chapter

Recent & Upcoming

COVID-19 Resources

CAPCA has compiled this list of resources for our members. While our goal is to provide up-to-date information, please be aware that information regarding COVID-19 is constantly changing. We recommend that you continue to follow CDC, State and local guidelines as they are available. COVID-19 Awareness for Agriculture: A interactive info-graphic from California Department of […]

UCCE sounds alarm on looming insect threat

The spotted lanternfly is a major threat to numerous crops in California. Jeannette Warnert | May 14, 2020 Strikingly beautiful with a striped yellow abdomen and ruby red and black polka dot wings, the spotted lanternfly’s esthetic appeal belies its destructive nature. “Spotted lanternfly is a major threat to apples, grapes, stone fruits, roses, landscape […]

Online CE for Members

For a limited time, CAPCA is offering free online CE to 2020 Members.  We are working everyday to help our members receive CE hours in the face of the COVID pandemic. Access online CE now, or Become a Member today

CDFA works to maintain Food Supply

Thanks in large part to PCAs doing their jobs despite the global situation. CDFA works during COVID-19 Pandemic to Facilitate Safe, Healthy Food Supply. The Full Article can be found HERE

Meeting Information

Meetings held monthly, times and locations vary.
Contact : Chris Denning (928) 366-0182

Key Contacts

Preston Hutchinson

Desert Valleys Chapter President
hutchinsonp@helenaagri.com
P: 760-623-2079

Mike Terry

Desert Valleys State Director
P:(928) 941-8960
mterry@wilburellis.com

Carlos Ortiz

Imperial County Ag Commissioner

852 Broadway (Physical Location)
PO Box 806 (Mailing Address)
El Centro, CA 92243-2850

(442) 265-1500

(760) 353-9420

agcom@co.imperial.ca.us

Ruben Arroyo

Riverside County Ag Commissioner

4080 Lemon St., Room 19, Basement,
Riverside, CA 92502
(951)-955-3022

ruarroyo@rivco.org

Meet Ruben