Growing News

Best Practices for California Avocado Groves Impacted by Excessive Heat

  • Jul 12, 2018

Read highlights from Dr. Ben Faber's blog post on how growers can alleviate grove damage caused by recent excessive temperatures.

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California Avocado Decision Support Tools Now Available Online

  • Jun 29, 2018

The online California Avocado Decision Support Tools System is now available online. This system is designed to help California avocado growers make decisions concerning fertilization and irrigation to help them maximize yield. 

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Handler Seat Vacancy on CAC Board

  • May 25, 2018

The California Avocado Commission seeks interested candidates to fill a handler seat vacancy on the Commission Board of Directors.

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Use of ProgGibb LV Plus® Plant Growth Regulator Increases Total Yield and Fruit Size of Hass Avocados

  • Apr 16, 2018

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.

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ProGibb LV Plus (Gibberellic Acid) Available for Use on Avocados

  • Mar 28, 2018

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.

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Farm Service Agency Opens Temporary Santa Paula Office for Those Affected by Fire and Mudslides

  • Feb 26, 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.

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