Public Hearing Regarding Uncontrolled Fruit Tree Pests

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Fruit Tree Pests

Umatilla County Board of Commissioners will hold a public hearing regarding uncontrolled fruit tree pests originating from non-commercial trees.

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It has been scheduled for Tuesday, June 19 at 7:00 PM at the BMCC Milton-Freewater Campus in Room 110. This public hearing is being held in conjunction with OSU Extension.

The agenda will include a description of the effects of the uncontrolled fruit tree pests, what mitigation of the problem exists, and how to implement the mitigation. The community is invited to participate.

In his initial meeting with the Board of Commissioner, Dr. Clive Kaiser of OSU Extension stated, "I have a real concern for the spread of diseases and pests from other areas to the Milton- Freewater area."

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