Use of ProgGibb LV Plus® Plant Growth Regulator Increases Total Yield and Fruit Size of Hass Avocados
As of March 27, 2018, foliar application of ProGibb LV Plus® to ‘Hass’ avocado trees in commercial orchards has been approved. Dr. Carol J. Lovatt, emerita professor of plant physiology at the University of California – Riverside, recently completed research concerning the effectiveness of ProGibb LV Plus® on avocado fruit size and yield. Learn more.
The California Avocado Commission is pleased to announce the availability of ProGibb LV Plus Plant Growth Regulator Solution (gibberellic acid) for use on avocados in California under a Special Local Needs (SLN) registration effective March 27, 2018.
The Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced that a temporary satellite office will be opened in Santa Paula to further assist growers impacted by the Thomas Fire and mudslides and has added additional meeting dates in March to meet demand.
Cal Poly Pomona is hosting the “Coffee Summit” — an all-day event examining the opportunities and challenges of producing coffee in California, including inter-planting coffee with California avocado trees.
The University of California Cooperative Extension and the United States Department of Agriculture Farm Service Agency are hosting a free Emergency Avocado and Citrus Post-wildfire Informational Meeting on Tuesday, December 19 from 1:00 - 4:00 pm. Learn more.
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