Commission Issues RFP for Pine Tree Ranch Agricultural Management Services

  • May 31, 2019

The California Avocado Commission (CAC) has issued a request for proposals, seeking a farm management company interested in partnering with the Commission to provide agricultural management and grove development services at CAC’s Pine Tree Ranch property located in Santa Paula, CA.

The services provided by the company will need to be customized based on the Commission’s demonstration grove business and development plan. Complete details concerning those plans can be found in the RFP. The RFP details the current status and future plans for the following types of plantings utilized for grower education and outreach at Pine Tree Ranch:

  • Mature two-acre block
  • Lamb Hass planting
  • Standard density planting with and without berms
  • High density planting
  • Rootstock block
  • Irrigation trial
  • Open land

The RFP covers services to be provided from November 1, 2019 through June 30, 2023, with the awardee subject to the Commission’s annual contract renewal process.

Interested parties should submit a detailed proposal outlining their schedule of management fees no later than Friday, June 21 at 5:00 p.m. The Commission shall review all submitted proposals and select a partner no later than August 16. Questions can be addressed to April Aymami at 949.341.1955 or

RFPs can be submitted via the following means:


California Avocado Commission
ATTN: Pine Tree Ranch Proposals
12 Mauchly , Suite L
Irvine, CA 92618


April Aymami
Subject: Pine Tree Ranch Proposals


California Avocado Commission
Re: Pine Tree Ranch Proposals

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