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.

May, 2019

Creating a Food Safety Platform in our Local Ag Community

The Ventura County Food Safety Association is hosting a food safety seminar with  guest speakers including:

  • Rodrigo Chipres, M.S., Environmental Scientist, Produce Safety Program CDFA — Southern California Inspector
  • Kurt Nolte, Produce Safety Network, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition U.S. Food and Drug Administration

Persons interested in attending the meeting should RVSP at info@vcfsa.org

23 May
11:00am - 1:00pm
Tower Club, 300 E. Esplanade Drive
Oxnard , CA

Climate Action and Agriculture Symposium

California State University San Marcos is hosting a Climate Action and Agriculture Symposium for growers, researchers, policy makers, consultants, government agency members and others. The event will focus on discussions concerning how climate change is impacting agricultural environments and the industry of Southern California.

30 May
8:00am - 3:30pm
333 South Twin Oaks Valley Road
San Marcos , CA

June, 2019

H2A Roundtable Sessions

California avocado growers who use H2A contractors or directly hire H2A workers — and those interested in learning more about H2A labor options — are encouraged to attend the H2A Roundtable Sessions organized by the Agricultural Personnel Management Association.

RSVPs are required. Online registration is now available. For more information, contact the APMA at 831.422.8023.

04 Jun
8:00am - 3:00pm
Salinas Sports Complex, 1034 N. Main St.
Salinas , CA
06 Jun
8:00am - 3:00pm
Sonoma County Farm Bureau, 3589 Westwind Blvd
Santa Rosa , CA

CAS Seminar: Vertebrate Management

Niamh Quinn, Human-Wildlife Interactions Advisor will provide vertebrate management best practices.

11 Jun
1:00pm - 3:00pm
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 2156 Sierra Way
San Luis Obispo , CA
12 Jun
9:00am - 11:00am
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 669 County Square Dr.
Ventura , CA
13 Jun
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Fallbrook Public Utility District Board Rm., 990 East Mission Rd.
Fallbrook , CA

July, 2019

Organic Produce Summit

The Organic Produce Summit is designed to bring together producers and buyers of organic fresh produce. The event will include:

10 Jul
8:00am - 7:30pm
Monterey Conference Center, 1 Portola Plaza
Monterey , CA
11 Jul
8:00am - 5:30pm
Monterey Conference Center, 1 Portola Plaza
Monterey , CA

August, 2019

CAC Board Meeting, August 2019

15 Aug
CAC Board Room, 12 Mauchly, STE L
Irvine , CA

October, 2019

CAC Board Meeting, October 2019

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

November, 2019

CAC Board Meeting, November 2019

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