Welcome to the Ventura Chapter

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News Ventura Chapter Golf Classic and BBQ

California Association of Pest Control Advisers – Ventura County Chapter

All Agri-Business Professionals Invited

37th Annual Golf Classic & BBQ

Elkins Ranch Golf Course – Fillmore

Wednesday, May 8, 2019

Texas Scramble Shotgun Start at 10:30 a.m.

$145.00 per person (Green Fee, Cart, Lunch, and BBQ)

$25.00 per person, BBQ only (beginning at 4:15 p.m.)

Questions? Contact Ted Swartzbaugh, President

Cell: (805) 914-4185 Email: ted@tritechag.com


Download Info Flyer and Registration Form

(Entries Must Be Mailed by April 30th)

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 […]

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   April 11, 2019 Brawley Desert Valleys Golf Event & CE Meeting Desert Valleys Chapter April 16-17, 2019 Temecula CAPCA Spring Summit CAPCA State Office April 30, 2019 San […]

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 […]

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

2017 Agricultural Report for Ventura County

Ventura CAPCA Members.  Ventura County has allowed us to post their Ag reports on our chapter pages.  They are a great tool to measure the performance of the county.  to explore the report, click HERE

PSHB Identification

Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer With CA being in the heart of Avocado output and harvest, CAPCA wanted to bring forward some helpful documents for PSHB: The first is the Field Guide provided by UC Riverside.  This document gives great education on spotting PSHB Field Guide The second is a guide to spotting PSHB and others […]

CAPCA Member of the Year: Rick Harrison

CAPCA Member of the Year is an annual award bestowed upon a member and licensed Pest Control Adviser (PCA) who excels in their contribution to the profession through CAPCA activities and leadership above and beyond the norm. The 2017 recipient of the CAPCA Member of the Year Award is Rick Harrison. Rick started his career […]


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Meeting Information

Second Wednesday at 9:30am
Cafe 126, Ventura
Contact: Joanne O’Sullivan (310) 920-1844

Key Contacts

Ted Swartzbaugh

Ventura Chapter President

Patricia Dingus

Ventura State Director
P:(805) 765-7446

Ed Williams

Ventura County Ag Commissioner

555 Airport Way, Suite E
Camarillo, CA 93010
(805) 388-4222