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Airstream Innovations Greenhouses Beat the Asian Psyllid

The Asian Citrus Psyllid and the HLB disease it carries continues its westward march leaving Florida and Georgia and the rest of the south with $3 billion in losses. California’s $1 billion citrus industry is now under threat but there is hope for CA nurseries using new greenhouses by Airstream Innovations. When the CDFA mandated only certified Psyllid/HLB-free trees may be sold or planted in California, this left citrus nurserymen …Read More

Brokaw Nursery Adopts Airstream Greenhouses for Citrus Production

July 2013 – VENTURA, CALIFORNIA Rob Brokaw of avocado fame is at the helm of this multi-generational farming family. To ensure their presence in the citrus market in the face of new HLB quarantines, Brokaw ordered three Airstream tunnels, each 100′ x 500′ featuring a triple-tower configuration and nearly 50,000 square feet of planting space each. Brokaw recognized he needed a reliable solution and chose Airstream Innovations to help protect their future citrus business. The first tunnel went up in July 2013 …Read More

Willits & Newcomb goes with Airstream Technology

MARCH 2014 – BAKERSFIELD, CALIFORNIA Willits & Newcomb orders two half-acre Airstream Greenhouses for a wide range of citrus production. Located on a total of 150 acres at the southern end of the San Joaquin Valley, Willits & Newcomb are a wholesale citrus nursery serving commercial growers, retail nurseries and landscape professionals throughout California. In 1946, Albert Newcomb and Ned Willits, saw the importance of supplying quality, disease-free nursery trees to the expanding …Read More