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The GreenSheet e-newsletter is the California Avocado Commission's (CAC) primary means of sharing important, up-to-the-minute California avocado industry news, research and information on a semi-monthly basis. The GreenSheet is also sent to California avocado stakeholders on an as-needed basis to alert industry members of adverse weather events, critical pest updates or time-sensitive legislative issues.

Archives

Greensheet Archive January, 2016

TOPICS:
Winter Issue of From the Grove Available Online; Section 18 for Tilt (propiconazole) Fungicide Not Viable; California Avocado Grower Field Day to Address Decline Issues in Avocado Trees and Effects of El Nino; New Seminar Addresses Pollinators and Avocado Trees; California Invasive Species Committee Seeks Six Members; California “Avocado IOU” Facebook Post Generates Holiday Cheer for Fans; CAC Trade Merchandising Team Discusses Upcoming Season with Handlers
TOPICS:
Four Positions Available on the CAC Board; 2016 SWEEP Funding Available; New Workshop Addresses Urban and Wildland Tree Pests and Diseases Including PSHB and KSHB; USDA-ARS Hosting Drought Management Seminar; Fall 2015 Tracking Study Reveals Opportunities and Challenges; CAC Retail Marketing Director Cece Krumrine Honored as “Woman of Distinction”

Greensheet Archive December, 2015

TOPICS:
Shot Hole Borer Identification Training Sessions to Be Held in January; December PSHB Update - Polyphagous Shot Hole Borer Appears Well Established in Santa Paula Area; UCR Doctoral Candidate Invites Avocado Growers to Participate in Research Survey; Avocado Exemption Permit Requirements; Reminder: Farm-to-Food Bank Month; CAC’s Trade Public Relations Campaign Garners More Than 6 Million Impressions; CAC Showcases Innovative Avocado Recipes — including Cajun-style — at Culinary Event in New Orleans
TOPICS:
2016 SWEEP Funding Available; Farm-to-Food Bank Month; USDA Launches Website for New Farmers; PBH Activities — Year in Review; California Avocado Fans Flock to Redesigned Consumer Website; CAC Showcases California Avocado Content for International Foodservice Editorial Council

Greensheet Archive November, 2015

TOPICS:
Early- to Mid-November PSHB Updates; CAC Board Approves 2015-16 Budget, Business Plan and Sets Assessment Rate; Specialty Crop Block Grant Technical Review Committee Seeks Volunteer Members; California Women for Agriculture Opens San Diego Chapter; L.A. Produce Market Tour for Southern California Growers; Upcoming San Diego CAPCA Laws and Regulations Seminar; Human Resources Management and Legal Update Seminar for Agricultural Employers; More than 100,000 People Attend the Carpinteria California Avocado Festival; CAC’s High-profile Menu Items Inspire Restaurant Decision Makers
TOPICS:
Reminder: GAP Incentive Rebate Submissions Due November 10; Polyphagous and Kuroshio Shot Hole Borer Recent Finds; CDFA Announces 2015/2016 Avocado Release Dates; California Water Issues Seminar; Ventura County Annual Water Tour; UCR Avocado Field Day; Free Evaluations Help Agricultural Producers with Irrigation System Improvements; CAC Demonstrates — and is Recognized for — Industry Leadership at PMA Fresh Summit 2015; CAC’s Social Media Presence at PMA Fresh Summit Generates More Than 130,000 Impressions; Super Sandwiches Recipe Contest Inspires Supermarket Registered Dietitians; CAC Features California Avocados at East Coast Event

Greensheet Archive October, 2015

TOPICS:
New Ag Expo to Discuss Weather, Pest and Water Issues; Nearly 7,000 Avocado Fans Gather in Morro Bay; CAC Prepares for PMA Fresh Summit 2015; Co-promotion Drives Late-season Avocado Sales
TOPICS:
Fall 2015 From the Grove Available Online; 2015 CAC General Election Ballots Due October 26; 2014 Organic Survey Report Available; Commission Participates in Largest Chipotle Cultivate Event Ever; Customized California Fresh Sandwiches Recipe Booklets Created for Top Tier Retailers; Blogger Ambassador Program Generates 4.5 Million Impressions

Greensheet Archive September, 2015

TOPICS:
Reminder- Growers Invited to Learn About the State of the Industry at Informal Barbecues; District 5 Grower Meetings to Provide Recap of the Last Year and Proposed Budgets for the Upcoming Year; PSHB/FD Grower Meeting Presentation Materials Available; Fire Readiness and Prevention Article Available; 100th Annual California Avocado Society Meeting; Chef and Blog Partners’ American Summer Holidays Promotions Garner More Than One Million Impressions; California Avocado Fans Share Their Love for the Fruit on Social Media; Eye-catching 4th of July Avocado Displays Drive Sales During the Holiday; Unique Avocado Dishes Inspire Fresh Menu Items for Restaurant Chain Decision Makers
TOPICS:
Growers Invited to Learn About the State of the Industry at Informal Barbecues; Consumers Impress 2015 All American Recipe Contest Judges with Avocado Inventiveness; CAC’s Collaboration with Bristol Farms’ Results in “California Dreamin’” Website Promotion; Nationwide “California Fresh Sandwich” Supermarket Registered Dietitian Recipe Contest Generates New Sandwich Recipes for CAC

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