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Avocado Decision Support Tools Available to California Growers

The Avocado Decision Support Tools help guide growers through decisions about fertilization to maximize yield. The system also includes an irrigation calculator to help growers plan and track irrigation.

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Latest News

California Avocado Grower Videos Showcase Craftsmanship Behind the Fruit

  • Aug 22, 2019

This season the California Avocado Commission released a series of new California avocado grower videos showcasing the care and craftsmanship that goes into producing each California avocado, building brand awareness and affinity while spurring growth in purchase intent.

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New Labeling Requirements for Glyphosate

  • Aug 21, 2019

As of August 7, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency will no longer approve pesticide labeling that lists the Proposition 65 warning due to the presence of glyphosate. Learn more about the EPA's decision. 

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Organic Grower Summit Registration Now Open

  • Aug 19, 2019

From December 4 – 5, organic growers, producers and processors will gather at the third annual Organic Grower Summit held in Monterey, CA. Learn more about the summit's events and educational sessions.

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Laurel Wilt Disease Overview — Impact in Florida and Threat to California

  • Aug 19, 2019

In 2002, packing material infested with the redbay ambrosia beetle led to the introduction and spread of Laurel Wilt Disease (LWD) across the southeastern portion of the United States. Recently, a group of Florida researchers shared their LWD research with California avocado growers in a series of seminars in Fallbrook, Ventura and San Luis Obispo. Read more.

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Upcoming Events

28 Aug

UCCE San Diego Water Quality Workshop

1:00pm - 3:00pm
Escondido, CA
05 Sep

CAC Production Research Committee Meeting

10:00am - 1:00pm
Irvine, CA
07 Sep

13th Annual Avocado and Margarita Festival

10:00am - 7:00pm
Morro Bay, CA
10 Sep

CAC Gem Seminar and Tour

8:00am
Santa Paula, CA
11 Sep

CAC Gem Seminar and Tour

11:00am
Fallbrook, CA

Current Markets

California Hass Field Prices Per Pound
Updated 08/21/2019
Avocado Size Conventional #1 Organic #1
48's $1.80 - $2.00 $2.00 - $2.40
60's $1.50 - $1.58 $2.00 - $2.36
70's $1.05 - $1.16 $1.75 - $2.26
Avocado Volume Summary
Week ending 08/18/2019
Weekly Volume Season-to-Date
California Total 3,980,064 202,017,561
Import Total 46,207,493 1,898,982,371
USA Total 52,691,102 2,128,249,407

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