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Latest Updates & Federal Assistance Information for Those Impacted by Fire or Santa Ana Winds

California avocado industry members impacted by the recent wildfires and/or Santa Ana winds must notify their crop insurance agent within 72 hours of the events; field appointments for growers who have been impacted by the Thomas Fire are available. USDA Farm Service Agency disaster assistance programs also may be available to industry members affected by these natural disasters.

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Latest News

New Seminar Discusses Inter-planting Coffee with Avocado Trees

  • Dec 16, 2017

Cal Poly Pomona is hosting the “Coffee Summit” — an all-day event examining the opportunities and challenges of producing coffee in California, including inter-planting coffee with California avocado trees.

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Firefighter Dies Near Fillmore, Thomas Fire Still Very Active

  • Dec 15, 2017

The tragic report came late this morning that a Cal Fire firefighter had died while fighting the Thomas Fire near Fillmore. The California Avocado Commission sends our deepest sympathies to the family of the firefighter. As of December 14, 2017 (3:45 pm), the Thomas Fire has burned 242,500 acres and is 30 percent contained.

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Emergency Avocado Post-wildfire Meeting

  • Dec 13, 2017

The University of California Cooperative Extension and the United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency are hosting a free Emergency Avocado and Citrus Post-wildfire Informational Meeting on Tuesday, December 19 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Learn more.

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Field Appointments with Federal Relief Personnel for Industry Members Impacted by Recent Wildfires and Santa Ana Winds

  • Dec 09, 2017

The California Avocado Commission and University of California Cooperative Extension are coordinating with the USDA’s Farm Service Agency and the Natural Resources Conservation Service on the availability of field appointments for growers who have been impacted by the Thomas Fire. 

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Current Markets

California Hass (updated 12/05/2017)
Avocado Size FOB Price Field Price
48's Insufficient Volume Insufficient Volume
60's Insufficient Volume Insufficient Volume
70's Insufficient Volume Insufficient Volume
Avocado Volume Summary (week ending 12/10/2017)
Weekly Volume Season-to-Date
California Total 4,536 44,793
Import Total 41,244,234 228,266,641
USA Total 41,270,110 228,525,604

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