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Kern County to receive funding to help combat Asian Citrus Psyllid problem

Posted at 5:21 PM, Mar 07, 2017
and last updated 2017-03-07 20:26:00-05

The Board of Supervisors approved a deal Tuesday morning that could bring $700,000 to Kern County to help fight the Asian Citrus Psyllid problem.

The Agriculture Commissioner’s Office is set to gain nearly $700,000 in funding from the state’s food and agriculture department.

The money will be used to cover labor, supplies and servicing of traps to battle the bug.