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County to continue enforcing quarantine to prevent spread of citrus disease


Last updated 6/21/2019 at 3:34am

The Riverside County Board of Supervisors signed off Tuesday, June 11, on a new contract with the state for ongoing use of Riverside County Office of Agriculture staff to handle the enforcement of regulations intended to contain and eliminate citrus greening disease.

In a 5-0 vote without comment, the board authorized county Agricultural Commissioner Ruben Arroyo to complete a yearlong $518,396 contract with the California Department of Food and Agriculture.

The most recent compact will terminate June 30, and the new one begins July 1.

Funds will be allocated for on-site inspections, con...

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