Below is a collection of upcoming seminars that cover a variety of topics pertainining to the California avocado industry and the agricultural industry at large. 

April, 2018

CAPCA Spring Summit

CAPCA’s 2018 Spring Summit will cover the following topics that might be of interest to California avocado industry members:

  • Key issues for the Southern California region (including shot hole borer)
  • Healthy Schools Act
  • Insect control with biopesticides

A complete schedule can be found online. The registration fee is $160. Interested parties can register online.

24 Apr
12:30pm - 6:30pm
Pechanga Resort and Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway
Temecula , CA
25 Apr
7:00am - 5:00pm
Pechanga Resort and Casino, 45000 Pechanga Parkway
Temecula , CA

Produce Safety Alliance Training

To help avocado growers and related industry members comply with the mandatory Produce Safety Alliance training, CAC, in partnership with California avocado handlers*, has scheduled two Produce Safety Alliance trainings exclusively for California avocado growers for a very modest fee of $35 (fee includes refreshments, lunch, training materials, and the official training certificate from the Association of Food and Drug Officials).

Registration is required for the sessions and seats are filling fast. 

24 Apr
8:00am - 5:00pm
San Diego County Farm Bureau, 420 S. Broadway
Escondido , CA
26 Apr
8:00am - 5:00pm
Museum of Ventura County, 100 E. Main Street
Ventura , CA

June, 2018

California Avocado Society Seminar: Irrigation — Selection of Sensors, Emitters, Injectors and Reading Water Reports

Stuart Styles, director of irrigation training and research center at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo will discuss key irrigation topics relevant to California avocado growers. 

Topics will include:

  • Selection of sensors, emitters
  • Reading water reports
  • Injectors
05 Jun
1:00pm - 3:00pm
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 2156 Sierra Way
San Luis Obispo , CA
06 Jun
9:00am - 11:00am
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 669 County Square Dr.
Ventura , CA
07 Jun
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Fallbrook Public Utility District Board Rm., 990 East Mission Rd.
Fallbrook , CA

August, 2018

California Avocado Society Grower Seminar and Field Tour

Details concerning the California Avocado Society Grower Seminar and Field Tour will be forthcoming.

01 Aug
10:00am - 2:00pm
South Coast Research & Extension Center Conference Room, 7601 Irvine Blvd.
Irvine , CA