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.

January, 2020

UC Ag Expert Webinar — Avocado Thrips

The University of California is hosting a UC Ag Expert Avocado Thrips webinar. 

Dr. Mark Hoddle will cover the following topics:

  • Avocado thrips’ biology
  • Biological and chemical control
  • Effects of temperature on thrips
  • Damage caused by thrips
  • Monitoring practices
  • Resistance issues

Online registration is available

22 Jan
3:00pm - 4:00pm

February, 2020

CAS Seminar — What Happened at the 2019 WAC Colombia Conference?

Dr. Mary Lu Arpaia and California Avocado Commission Research Director Dr. Tim Spann, both of whom attended the World Avocado Congress, will share what they learned while in Colombia. For more information about CAS growers seminars, visit the CAS website.

04 Feb
1:00pm - 3:00pm
San Luis Obispo Farm Bureau, 4875 Morabito Place
San Luis Obispo
05 Feb
9:00am - 11:00am
Ventura CE Office, 669 County Square Drive
Ventura , CA
06 Feb
1:00pm - 3:00pm
San Diego Farm Bureau, 420 South Broadway
San Diego , CA

CAC Board Meeting, February 2020

27 Feb
CAC Office, 12 Mauchly, Ste L
Irvine , CA

Ventura County Symposium: Sustainability Through Soil Health

The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources department's "Ventura County Symposium: Sustainability Through Soil Health" will focus on relevant research updates and industry trends. Speakers include:

27 Feb
8:00am - 12:00pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 450 E. Harbor Boulevard
Ventura , CA

March, 2020

CAC Annual Meetings

24 Mar
Temecula , CA
25 Mar
Ventura , CA
26 Mar
San Luis Obispo

Spray Safe Meeting — Ventura County

Members of the California avocado industry who are interested in learning more about preventing pesticide exposure are encouraged to attend. The seminar will cover pesticide safety, application technology and regulatory issues.

24 Mar
8:00am - 2:30pm
Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 West Harbor Boulevard
Ventura , CA

May, 2020

CAC Board Meeting, May 2020

28 May
CAC Office, 12 Mauchly, Ste L
Irvine , CA

August, 2020

CAC Board Meeting, August 2020

13 Aug
CAC Office, 12 Mauchly, Ste L
Irvine , CA

October, 2020

CAC Board Meeting, October 2020

07 Oct
CAC Office, 12 Mauchly, Ste L
Irvine , CA

November, 2020

CAC Board Meeting, November 2020

19 Nov
CAC Office, 12 Mauchly, Ste L
Irvine , CA