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To be recognized as the most-desired avocado in the world by fostering a vibrant industry.

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To maximize grower returns by enhancing premium brand positioning for California avocados and improving grower sustainability.

CAC News

Cost Share Application for Organic Certification Refunds Available

  • Aug 19, 2019

Organic California avocado growers take note — the deadline to complete the National Organic Certification Cost Share Program application is October 31, 2019. Learn more.

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CAC Assessing Interest in Laurel Wilt Florida Avocado Tour

  • Aug 13, 2019

The California Avocado Commission (CAC) would like to hear from growers concerning whether they would be interested in participating in a tour in Florida to see the effects of laurel wilt disease firsthand and learn more about how it’s being managed. Learn more about this opportunity.

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CAC to Host a Gem Seminar and Field Tour

  • Aug 12, 2019

Dr. Jonathan Dixon, former California Avocado Commission Research Program Director and current Chief Technical officer for Seeka, a New Zealand-based produce company, will deliver two seminars discussing his company’s experience with the Gem avocado and share his knowledge of the cultivar. Learn more.

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Secretary of Agriculture Perdue Visits California Avocado Grove

  • Jul 16, 2019

United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue toured Rancho Guejito Avocado Farm in Escondido on July 15, accompanied by California Avocado Commission (CAC) Chairman John Lamb, CAC President Tom Bellamore and other representatives of the Commission. Learn more.

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2019 CAC General Election and Nomination Information Available Online

  • Jul 15, 2019

Nominations for the 2019 CAC General Election are now being accepted. One producer member seat and one producer alternate seat in each of the five districts are open. In addition, one handler member seat and one handler alternate member seat are open.

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Summer 2019 From the Grove Now Available Online

  • Jun 14, 2019

The California Avocado Commission’s latest issue of From the Grove is now available online. The issue is also available as a downloadable pdf.

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