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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

Two New Chain Partners Showcase Late Summer Fresh California Avocados

  • Oct 23, 2020

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.

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Commission’s LinkedIn Campaign Connects on a Business-to Business Level

  • Oct 20, 2020

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.

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Heat Damaged Groves MAY BE Eligible for Tree Assistance Program Funding

  • Oct 16, 2020

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.

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New Interactive Irrigation Management to Reduce the Leaching of Nitrogen Program

  • Oct 16, 2020

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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California Hass Field Prices Per Pound
Updated 10/20/2020
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
Avocado Volume Summary
Week ending 10/18/2020
Weekly Volume Season-to-Date
California Total 2,269,906 368,228,681
Import Total 54,053,009 2,355,055,634
USA Total 57,375,450 2,757,783,168

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