Over 20 Tau flies were discovered in the vicinity of Stevenson Ranch, a community in northern Los Angeles County. They are believed to have been brought into the state by travelers taking back imported fruit.
The EATS Act, “Ending Agriculture Trade Suppression,” a bill introduced in the Senate in June could have unintended implications for produce.
Biological controls for aphids in apples have been contemplated (and used) for decades.
U.S. Customs and Border Protection agriculture specialists at the Pharr International Bridge discovered a rare pest, a first in nation discovery, in a shipment of fresh fruit.
Every agricultural commodity has to face two perennial challenges: pests and trade issues. Sometimes these problems …