California Avocados Grow Here

California Avocado Commission Celebrates Its 40th Year

A lot has changed during the past 40 years. Take a look at the major activities, programs and campaigns that have played a key role in establishing the Commission as a leader in the produce industry.

Enjoy a trip down memory lane.

Latest News

Identifying Herbicide Injury to California Avocado Trees

  • Oct 17, 2018

For California avocado growers, it can be difficult to ascertain whether a tree is suffering from disease, pests, nutrient deficiencies or damage caused by insecticides. Learn more about herbicide damage to avocado trees, including the specific symptoms associated with different insecticide groups.

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GreenSheet | October 16, 2018

  • Oct 16, 2018

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

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Commission to Host November 8 Grower Meeting in Santa Paula with SCE on Public Safety Power Shutoff Protocol

  • Oct 15, 2018

Southern California Edison (SCE) recently announced a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) protocol that would shut power off during extreme weather events to mitigate the potential for wildfires. CAC is hosting an informational meeting concerning the PSPS protocol that will be of interest to growers in the SCE service area.

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California Avocado Grower Irrigation Survey

  • Oct 12, 2018

The California Avocado Commission is conducting a brief California avocado grower online survey to better understand grower awareness and use of various irrigation techniques. The survey is part of the Commission's soil moisture sensor project at Pine Tree Ranch. Learn more. 

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Upcoming Events

19 Oct

Invasive Tree Pests Workshop

9:30am - 2:45pm
San Diego, CA
12 Dec

Organic Grower Summit

6:30am - 9:30pm
Monterey, CA

Current Markets

California Hass (updated 10/11/2018)
Avocado Size FOB Price Field Price
48's Insufficient Vol. to Quote Insufficient Vol. to Quote
60's Insufficient Vol. to Quote Insufficient Vol. to Quote
70's Insufficient Vol. to Quote Insufficient Vol. to Quote
Avocado Volume Summary (week ending 10/14/2018)
Weekly Volume Season-to-Date
California Total 824,401 324,263,388
Import Total 43,448,492 2,158,837,524
USA Total 45,428,718 2,500,808,917

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