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. 

September, 2017

Grower Field Day — Crop Estimating, Winter Prep and Energy Efficiency Programs

The final installment of the California Avocado Commission’s 2016-17 grower field days will feature presentations on crop estimating, reading avocado trees and energy efficiency programs for irrigation pumps. Topics include:

27 Sep
9:00am - 11:00am
Pine Tree Ranch Demonstration Grove, 19455 E Telegraph Rd
Santa Paula , CA

October, 2017

Pesticide Safety Instructor Training Workshops

The UC Integrated Pest Management Program and AgSafe are offering Pesticide Safety Instructor Training Workshops that qualify participants to train fieldworkers and pesticide handlers according to the revised Worker Protection Standards. The workshops are designed for ag supervisors, growers, farm labor contractors, safety managers and safety trainers. The training sessions will be offered in both English and Spanish. Attendees are eligible for continuing education hours through the California Department of Pesticide Regulations.

Workshop topics will include:

10 Oct
8:00am - 5:00pm
Cal Poly Pomona, Agriscapes classroom, 4102 S University Drive (English)
Pomona , CA
25 Oct
8:00am - 5:00pm
Betteravia Farms/Bonipak, 1850 W. Stowell Rd (English)
Santa Maria , CA
26 Oct
8:00am - 5:00pm
Betteravia Farms/Bonipak, 1850 W. Stowell Rd (Spanish)
Santa Maria , CA