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Avocado Industry

Industry News

May 5, 2017

The Avocado Inspection Committee (AIC) is responsible for making recommendations to the California Secretary of Food and Agriculture concerning matters pertaining to the California Avocado Inspection Program. This program ensures that California avocados meet the quality standards established by the industry.

April 24, 2017

Growers are encouraged to participate in the Census of Agriculture, which provides confidential data used to shape the policies, services and assistance programs that affect those in the agricultural industry. Learn more about the Census.

April 19, 2017

Dr. Gary Bender, UC Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Farm Advisor Emeritus, is the lead instructor for a six-week course entitled “Avocado Production for New Growers.” The course is designed for new avocado growers, as well as those interested in learning more about avocado production best practices and meeting fellow growers.