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California fruit flies, past and present

- Analysis
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.

Digging into the EATS Act

- General News
The EATS Act, “Ending Agriculture Trade Suppression,” a bill introduced in the Senate in June could have unintended implications for produce.

Biological control for apple aphids

- Analysis
Biological controls for aphids in apples have been contemplated (and used) for decades.

CBP in Pharr, TX intercept rare pest, a first in the nation discovery

- General News
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.

Citrus: Rising above the turbulence

- Produce Blueprints

Every agricultural commodity has to face two perennial challenges: pests and trade issues. Sometimes these problems …