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New Informative Videos

Texas A&M Agrilife Extension Services produced a video to educate residents on the need to strip their citrus trees of fruits to disrupt the life cycle of the Mexican fruit fly. ENGLISH VERSION SPANISH VERSION In addition, A&M Agrilife Extension Services produced another educational video as part of the HLB MAC demo project.

Texas Department of Agriculture Establishes a Third Quarantine after a New Citrus Greening Detection

(Mission, TX) A new 5-mile radius quarantine was established by the Texas Department of Agriculture (TDA) on February 4, 2014. This quarantine zone in La Blanca, Texas is the third Citrus Greening Quarantine in South Texas. There are two additional quarantine zones in San Juan, TX and Mission, TX. Parts of Edinburg, Edcouch, Elsa and […]

City of San Juan Event

The city of San Juan, in cooperation with Texas Citrus Mutual and the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension, will be hosting a public event at the San Juan public library on March 7th from 6:00-8:00 pm. Participants should expect to learn and participate in spray demonstrations, disease and past identification expo’s, and also learn about some […]

TDA and USDA Confirm Citrus Greening

Fruit remains safe for consumption as disease affects trees only AUSTIN — The Texas Department of Agriculture and the USDA Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS) have confirmed the first detection in Texas of citrus greening, a destructive plant disease that poses a threat to the state’s citrus industry. The disease was discovered in […]