Welcome to the Monterey Bay Chapter

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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 vaccination: Find out if it’s your turn Agriculture Workers and […]

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 […]

Vine mealybug a menace in Monterey County

David Haviland, University of California Vine mealybug is a significant pest in California grapes; it can cause them to be unmarketable, and in wine grapes can reduce the ability of vines to move sugar into the fruit. Vine mealybug a menace in Monterey County Advisor says pest is spreading leaf roll from site to site. […]

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

Strawberry Crops Face New Challenges

After phasing out methyl bromide, growers grapple with crop disease while encountering regulations, labor shortages.  The full article can be found HERE

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

Third Thursday of each month.
Contact: Greg Mirassou (831) 262-3827 for location.

Key Contacts

Drew Butler

Monterey Bay Chapter President
P:(831) 682-5722


Sean Morelos

Monterey Bay State Director
P:(559) 240-0600

Juan Hidlago

Santa Cruz County Ag. Commissioner

175 Westridge Drive
Watsonville, CA 95076
(831) 763-8080


Meet Juan

Karen Overstreet

San Benito County Ag Commissioner

3224 Southside Road
Karen Overstreet PO Box 699
Hollister, CA 95024-0699
(831) 637-5344


Henry Gonzales

Monterey County Ag Commissioner

1428 Abbott Street
Salinas, CA 93901
(831) 759-7325