News & Events

Citrus Center Winter Festival

 Join us on Friday, February 23rd from 9:00 – 12:00 for a FREE EVENT at the Texas A&M University-Kingsville Citrus Center 312 N International Blvd Weslaco, TX 78599-9027 There will be fun music, giveaways and juice samples! Come learn about: Citrus Pests & Diseases in the RGV Citrus varieties grown in the Valley What […]

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 […]