California Representative Appointed to Citrus Subcommittee

Taylor HillmanGeneral

A California representative is one of three new members serve on the Citrus Disease Subcommittee, a subcommittee of the National Agricultural Research, Extension, Education, and Economics (NAREEE) Advisory Board’s Specialty Crop Committee.

Justin Brown is the Vice President and General Manager of D Bar J Orchards, Inc. in Orange Grove.

The Citrus Disease Subcommittee advises the Secretary of Agriculture on citrus research, extension, and development needs, engages in regular consultation and collaboration with USDA, and provides recommendations for research and extension activities related to citrus disease.

The new members will attend their first meetings later this month.