Online Organic Farming Lessons Available
California avocado growers interested in learning about organic production can now receive free organic farmer training for specialty crops online. The online program allows growers to complete the training at their own pace.
The online training program includes six learning modules:
- Soil health
- Weed management
- Irrigation and water management
- Insect and mite pest management
- Disease management
- Business management and marketing
The modules can be completed in any order. No certificate or credit is given upon completion. Interested growers can complete this form to receive a link to the free training program.
The training was designed by the Organic Farming Research Foundation, the University of California Sustainable Agriculture Research and Education Program and California Polytechnic State University in San Luis Obispo.