November 22, 2023
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Lemon growers oppose rule on Argentine imports


Lemon growers in Ventura County are worried about pests from Argentine lemons. Tri-county citrus industry and government representatives protested a proposed rule to allow lemon imports from Argentina, citing risks from invasive pests, as a contested public comment period expired Aug. 10. The U.S. Department of Agriculture Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service opened the…


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