The California avocado industry is comprised of dedicated farmers, who take pride in growing and harvesting premium California Avocados. It is a dynamic industry, shaped by a multitude of ever-changing factors, including water, legislation, pests and diseases, crop-and-market statistics, regulations and more. The California Avocado Commission is dedicated to advocating on behalf of California avocado growers to help ensure that the best interests of growers are represented in the diverse array of industry issues.

Industry Advocacy News

Fox Canyon Hosting Advanced Metering Infrastructure/Pilot Water Market Workshop

  • Nov 15, 2018

California avocado growers within the Fox Canyon Groundwater Management Agency’s boundaries are encouraged to attend a workshop that will review the ordinance mandating all agricultural well facilities requiring flowmeters have advanced metering infrastructure technology installed.

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English and Spanish-Language Food Safety Training Sessions Available

  • Oct 31, 2018

The Farm Employers Labor Service is offering a full-day training session that meets the required U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Produce Safety training for growers. Sessions will be held throughout the state — learn more.

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Public Meeting on Draft Produce Safety Guidance

  • Oct 31, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is holding a public meeting to discuss, evaluate and gather input concerning the draft guidance created to help farmers meet the Produce Safety Rule requirements. The meeting will be held in Anaheim, CA on November 29.

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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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Casitas Municipal Water District Hosts Town Hall to Discuss Drought’s Impact on Agriculture

  • Oct 12, 2018

California avocado growers in the Casitas Municipal Water District are encouraged to attend an Agricultural Town Hall to discuss the impact of the stage four drought on growers.

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New Seminar Designed to Help Farmers Understand Food Safety

  • Sep 26, 2018

A free “Understanding FSMA for Farmers” seminar will be held October 5 from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the McGrath Family Farm in Camarillo, California.

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