New Seminar Discusses Inter-planting Coffee with Avocado Trees

  • Dec 16, 2017

Cal Poly Pomona is hosting the “Coffee Summit” — an all-day event examining the opportunities and challenges of producing coffee in California, including inter-planting coffee with California avocado trees. California coffee industry leaders from Santa Barbara and San Diego Counties, as well as professionals form the University of California, University of Hawaii and the United States Department of Agriculture will share their expertise with attendees.

Topics include:

  • Field trial research examining which coffee varieties are suitable for California production
  • Coffee production
  • Development of estate coffee
  • Inter-planting coffee and avocados
  • State of the coffee industry
  • Pests and diseases
  • Processing methods
  • Marketing

The summit will be held on Thursday, January 18, 2018 at the AGRIscapes Agricultural Outreach Center at Cal Poly Pomona, located at 4102 South University Drive, Pomona, CA, 91768. The fee is $75. Interested growers can find more information and register for the event online.

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