Steve Koike, Director of TriCal Diagnostics, has been awarded the 2018 Outstanding Contribution to Agriculture Award from the California Association of Pest Control Advisors (CAPCA). This prestigious award is given to those who have made a meaningful difference in support of California agriculture. This honor recognizes the plant pathology research and problem-solving expertise that Steve provides to growers, PCAs, and others in the agricultural industry. Steve’s priorities, previously with UC Cooperative Extension and now with TriCal Diagnostics, are to be scientifically and technically correct in the lab as well as practical and useful in the field. He is pleased to continue to provide diagnostic services to the agricultural industry in California and other states, and he remains engaged in plant pathology research and investigations. Steve thanks the CAPCA organization and its professional PCA membership for this award. Congratulations, Steve!
Mike Stanghellini, Research Director, TriCal