Revised Quarantine Rules for Mandarins

Taylor HillmanCitrus, Specialty Crops, Tree, nut & vine crops

Mandarin packinghouses in California can breathe a sigh of relief as of May 21. The CDFA and the USDA worked together to revise mandarin regulations under a quarantine. AgNet West’s Taylor Hillman has the story.

New mandarin federal order

The CDFA and the USDA helped change mandarin regulations under Asian citrus psyllid quarantines. CDFA Environmental Program Manager Nawal Sharma said that as of May 21, stem and leaf mandarins can continue shipping as usual, with a few new operational procedures.