Growing News

GEM Informational Webinar Recording Now Available Online

  • Nov 30, 2021

In November, the California Avocado Commission hosted a virtual informational meeting concerning the GEM variety. The video from the webinar is now available on the Commission’s YouTube channel.

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Free Weed Management Resource Available Online

  • Nov 29, 2021

A new publication entitled, “Manage Weeds on Your Farm: A Guide to Ecological Strategies” is available for free online. A print version of the publication will be available in the spring of 2022.

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Orondis® Fungicide Available for use in California Avocado Groves

  • Nov 29, 2021

California avocado growers received an early Thanksgiving surprise on Wednesday, November 24 when Syngenta announced their product Orondis® Fungicide had been granted full registration for use against Phytophthora root rot in California avocado groves.

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UC – Riverside Rootstock Program Seeks California Growers to Test Rootstocks

  • Nov 20, 2021

The University of California Riverside Avocado Rootstock Program is seeking California avocado growers interested in participating and testing the soon-to-be released UCR avocado rootstocks selections beginning in Spring 2022.

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State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program Applications Being Accepted

  • Oct 21, 2021

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is now accepting applications for the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program with a deadline of January 18, 2022.

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California Certified Organic Farmers’ Video Training Available Online

  • Oct 18, 2021

The California Certified Organic Farmers Foundation Organic Training Institute has a wide array of training videos available online for organic farmers.

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