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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

Commission Reduces 2020-21 Assessment Rate and Seats New Board and Officers

  • Nov 23, 2020

In October the California Avocado Commission Board of Directors took action to approve the assessment rate for the upcoming 2020-21 fiscal year, reducing the assessment rate to 1.75% of the gross dollar value of fruit sold. The CDFA also seated newly elected CAC board members and conducted an election of CAC Executive Officers at the Commission’s November 19, 2020 board meeting.

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Commission Pitches California Avocado Story Ideas to Foodservice Editors

  • Nov 23, 2020

Each year, the International Foodservice Editorial Council Annual Conference brings together foodservice editors from around the globe, providing the California Avocado Commission with ample opportunities to pitch California avocado leads, photos and recipes for editorial placements. This year, the event flipped from an on-site conference to a virtual event — the IFEC To-Go.

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New Stay At Home Order — Night Shift Ag Employees Advised to Carry Documentation

  • Nov 21, 2020

Due to the rapid rise of COVID-19 cases in California, Governor Newsom and the California Department of Public Health have issued a new limited Stay at Home Order that will restrict non-essential work, movement and gatherings between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. in counties in the purple tier. Learn more.

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GreenSheet | November 16, 2020

  • Nov 16, 2020

Read the latest GreenSheet for up-to-the-minute California avocado industry news, research and information.

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Current Markets

California Hass Field Prices Per Pound
Updated 11/17/2020
Avocado Size Conventional #1 Organic #1
48's Insuff. Vol. to Quote Insuff. Vol. to Quote
60's Insuff. Vol. to Quote Insuff. Vol. to Quote
70's Insuff. Vol. to Quote Insuff. Vol. to Quote
Avocado Volume Summary
Week ending 11/15/2020
Weekly Volume Season-to-Date
California Total 1,431,873 3,115,891
Import Total 56,739,805 99,427,426
USA Total 58,927,653 103,863,152

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