Agriculture

Agriculture

Washing down, tightening up in preparation for World Ag Expo

This is the 49th year for the World Ag Expo at Tulare, where preparations for the show are underway. The show features 2.6 million square feet of exhibit space, with over 1,500 exhibitors taking part. Last year, 49 states were represented and folks from 49 countries attended. Over 100,000 attendees are expected this year for the three-day event beginning Tuesday, Feb. 9.

Agriculture

Checking insect traps for the Asian citrus psyllid

Cornelio Sanchez, with the California Department of Food and Agriculture, checks traps for the Asian citrus psyllid. Nearly the entire city of Fresno is under a quarantine, prohibiting anyone from moving citrus out of the area. The state is also setting more insect traps in the area near and checking them regularly.