Below is a collection of upcoming seminars and training opportunities that may be of interest to California avocado growers.

Training News

Produce Safety Training Sessions Available

  • Jan 08, 2018

The Safe Food Alliance and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) are offering a Produce Safety Training session on January 31 from 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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Labor Laws and Regulations Workshops for Growers and Labor Contractors

  • Jan 08, 2018

AgSafe will host a series of daylong workshops concerning agricultural laws and regulations. The workshops will be offered in both English and Spanish. Learn more.

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Santa Paula Meeting: Fire Recovery and Frost Refresher

  • Jan 03, 2018

The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE), USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA), California Avocado Commission (CAC) and California Avocado Society will host a Fire Recovery and Frost Refresher meeting on January 10, 2018.

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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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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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National Farmers Union Offering Women in Leadership Conference

  • Dec 08, 2017

The National Farmers Union is hosting a “Women in Leadership” Conference from January 14 – 18, 2018 in San Diego, California that will focus on business and success planning, running for local office and innovative marketing strategies.

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