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News September 18: SoCal CAPCA meets in Irvine.

On Wednesday, September 18, SoCal CAPCA held their CE Seminar in Irvine, CA.  Chapter President, Heather Palmer took a couple of photos of the well-attended event:

(Ruben Arroyo (photo 1) and Kathleen Howe (photo 2) lending their expertise to the audience)


Thanks Heather for the excellent meeting

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: 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   October 8, 2019 San Ramon SF Bay CAPCA CE Meeting SF Bay Chapter October 9, 2019 Arcadia CAPCA Ed CE Meeting CAPCA Ed & UC ANR October 9, […]

Meeting Information

First or Third Friday of every two or three months
Mimi’s Cafe, Anaheim
Contact: Heather Palmer (949) 429-9944

Key Contacts

Heather Palmer

SoCal Chapter President
P:(949) 429-9944

Dan Wickham

SoCal State Director
P:(949) 981-0945

Ruben Arroyo

Riverside County Ag Commissioner

4080 Lemon St., Room 19, Basement,
Riverside, CA 92502


Meet Ruben

Kurt Floren

Los Angeles County Ag Commissioner

12300 Lower Azusa Road
Arcadia, CA 91006-5872
(626) 575-5471


Meet Kurt

Jeff Croy

Orange County Ag Commissioner

222 East Bristol Lane
Orange, CA 92865
Phone (714) 955-0100


Meet Jeff

Roberta Willhite

San Bernardino County Ag Commissioner

777E Rialto Ave
San Bernardino, CA 92415-0720
(909) 387-2105


Nathan Reade

Inyo and Mono County Ag Commissioner

207 W South St
Bishop, CA 93514-3492
(760) 873-7860