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.Visit the Page
In August two new chain partners — Wahoo’s Fish Tacos and Islands Restaurants — celebrated the late summer California avocado season with menu items featuring the fresh fruit.
This year, the California Avocado Commission (CAC) launched its own LinkedIn page in an effort to establish a new avenue of communication with key industry business leaders and share the Commission’s messaging, promotions and activities with retailers, wholesalers, growers, shippers, category buyers and industry professionals.
In early September much of California experienced excessive heat, including many avocado growing regions. Understandably, due to this extreme heat some trees are experiencing severe damage. The California Avocado Commission immediately contacted the United States Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency to pursue possible funding for growers under the Tree Assistance Program.
The Ventura County Resource Conservation District is launching an Interactive Irrigation Management program to reduce the leaching of nitrogen into surface and groundwater. The program will work with growers to track nutrient and irrigation management, determine whether nitrogen leaching is occurring and, if so, help them implement measures to reduce leaching.
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|Avocado Size||Conventional #1||Organic #1|
|48's||$0.76 - $0.82||$1.00 - $1.06|
|60's||$0.60 - $0.66||$1.00 - $1.06|
|70's||$0.38 - $0.44||$1.00 - $1.06|