The calendar below is a compilation of events, meeting and seminars hosted by the Commission or other industry entities that may be of interest to California avocado growers. To view agendas and minutes from previous CAC meetings, please visit the meeting agendas and minutes page.

October, 2019

Pesticide Safety Instructor Training Workshops

Updates to the Federal Worker Protection Standard (WPS) now mandate that all fieldworkers complete annual pesticide safety training and that those who provide the training must attend updated and approved train-the-trainer courses. For those who need to complete the instructor training, the UC IPM and Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety are offering new Pesticide Safety Instructor Training workshops approved by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

01 Oct
8:00am - 5:00pm
ENGLISH VERSION: UCCE Ventura, 669 County Square Drive, Suite 100
Ventura , CA
02 Oct
8:00am - 5:00pm
SPANISH VERSION: UCCE Ventura, 669 County Square Drive, Suite 100
Ventura , CA

Avocado Production Course for New Growers

UCCE is offering a six-week Avocado Production Course for New Growers beginning October 1.

01 Oct
1:00pm - 3:00pm
San Diego County Farm Bureau, 420 South Broadway
Escondido , CA
08 Oct
1:00pm - 3:00pm
San Diego County Farm Bureau, 420 South Broadway
Escondido , CA
22 Oct
1:00pm - 3:00pm
San Diego County Farm Bureau, 420 South Broadway
Escondido , CA
29 Oct
1:00pm - 3:00pm
San Diego County Farm Bureau, 420 South Broadway
Escondido , CA

104th California Avocado Society Annual Meeting

The 104th California Avocado Society Annual (CAS) Meeting will include a field tour at the Hansen Agricultural Research & Extension Center followed by a BBQ lunch presentation and a brief general meeting.

04 Oct
8:00am - 2:00pm
Hansen Agricultural Research & Extension Center, 287 South Briggs Road
Santa Paula , CA

CAC Board Meeting, October 2019

09 Oct
CAC Board Room, 12 Mauchly STE L
Irvine , CA

Avocado Cankers and Their Causes Webinar

As part of its UC Ag Experts Talk series, the University of California will host a webinar entitled, “Avocado Cankers and Their Causes.” Dr. Ben Faber will discuss:

  • How to identify various avocado cankers
  • The biology of various avocado cankers
  • Grove management practices to minimize cankers

Interested growers should register for the webinar online

23 Oct
3:00pm - 4:00pm

November, 2019

Avocado Production Course for New Growers

UCCE is offering a six-week Avocado Production Course for New Growers beginning October 1.

05 Nov
1:00pm - 3:00pm
San Diego County Farm Bureau, 420 South Broadway
Escondido , CA
12 Nov
1:00pm - 3:00pm
San Diego County Farm Bureau, 420 South Broadway
Escondido , CA

CAC Board Meeting, November 2019

21 Nov
CAC Board Room, 12 Mauchly, STE L
Irvine , CA

December, 2019

Third Annual Organic Grower Summit

The Third Annual Organic Grower Summit is designed for organic growers, producers and processors and includes educational sessions, keynote presentations, a trade show floor and networking events.

04 Dec
6:30am - 9:30pm
Monterey Conference Center, 1 Portola Place
Monterey , CA
05 Dec
6:30am - 4:00pm
Monterey Conference Center, 1 Portola Place
Monterey , CA