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California Avocado Growers Eligible for CFAP 2 Payments

An additional $14 billion dollars for agricultural producers who face market disruptions and associated costs due to COVID-19 is available through the new Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2). California avocado growers are encouraged to apply by September 21, 2020.  

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COVID-19 Resource Page for California Avocado Growers

To help members of the California avocado industry manage the challenges presented by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Commission has created a resource page with the latest industry-relevant COVID-19 news and updates.

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Latest News

Economic Impact Studies Demonstrate How California Avocado Industry Strengthens State’s Economic Climate

  • Sep 24, 2020

The California Avocado Commission retained the Tootelian Company to conduct an assessment of the economic impact California avocado growers and handlers have across the state and within avocado-producing counties. Copies of the statewide and individual county reports are now available online. Read some of the highlights.

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Avocado Branch Canker Virtual Field Day Video and Materials Available Online

  • Sep 23, 2020

On September 17, 2020 avocado researchers and industry members from around the world joined the California Avocado Commission’s Avocado Branch Canker Virtual Field Day to review some of the latest research concerning this ubiquitous disease and pose questions to two of the world’s leading researchers. Presentations and a recording of the event are now available. 

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San Diego and Ventura Counties Launch Lodging Programs for Agricultural Workers Affected by COVID-19

  • Sep 23, 2020

To assist agricultural workers who have tested positive for COVID-19 or who may have had close contact with someone who tested positive, San Diego County and Ventura County have initiated temporary housing programs so individuals can safely isolate or quarantine.

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Super Duper Burgers and Mixt Promote Fresh California Avocados During Peak Season

  • Sep 22, 2020

Two California-based restaurant chains encouraged diners to take advantage of peak California avocado season by venturing out and picking up unique California avocado menu items at one of their locations. Thirteen Mixt locations across the state and a dozen Super Duper Burgers locations in Northern California showcased the fruit during peak California avocado season.

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Current Markets

California Hass Field Prices Per Pound
Updated 09/23/2020
Avocado Size Conventional #1 Organic #1
48's $0.88 - $1.00 $1.36 - $1.42
60's $0.60 - $0.80 $1.20 - $1.26
70's $0.48 - $0.60 $1.22 - $1.28
Avocado Volume Summary
Week ending 09/20/2020
Weekly Volume Season-to-Date
California Total 6,997,493 353,222,973
Import Total 41,860,032 2,146,819,200
USA Total 50,022,095 2,530,717,206

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