Rapid Response Update


The Pierce’s Disease Control Program continues to work closely with agricultural commissioners’ offices in Fresno, Madera and Tulare counties on urban treatments. In response to GWSS finds in the three counties in 2018, the following county activities are planned for spring:

  • Fresno County: A public meeting will be held in Fresno on May 16 in advance of upcoming treatments planned in and around the communities of Del Rey, Fowler, Fresno, Kingsburg, Parlier, Reedley, Sanger, and Selma.
  • Madera County: Properties in Rolling Hills were treated in fall 2018 and monitoring will continue throughout this and other areas of the county this spring. No additional treatments are planned.
  • Tulare County: A public meeting will be held in Visalia on May 21 in advance of upcoming treatments in and around Visalia and Lindsay.

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