Growing News

Small Farm Program Provides Resources for Small-Scale Operators

  • Apr 21, 2022

The University of California Small Farms Program is designed to help small-scale farm operators manage the challenges they face with field and marketing research focused on this sector of the industry. Learn more.https://sfp.ucanr.edu/marketing/

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Avocado Café Hosting Nutrition Decision Support Tools Webinar

  • Apr 13, 2022

The Avocado Café is hosting a virtual seminar entitled “Avocado Productivity: Plant Nutrition Decision Support Tools” led by Dr. David Crowley, retired UC – Riverside professor. The webinar will take place on April 26 at 8:00 a.m.

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Have You Seen Black Spots on Avocado Stems?

  • Apr 07, 2022

Dr. Ben Faber recently shared a blog post noting California avocado growers were reporting “black stuff” on the green stems of their avocado trees, that when rubbed off left behind discoloration. Learn more about these incidences.

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Avocado Café Hosting Virtual Pollination Information Session

  • Mar 14, 2022

To help California avocado growers learn more about how they can enhance pollination in their groves, the Avocado Café is hosting a virtual pollination session on Friday, March 29 at 8:00 a.m. 

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Laurel Wilt Spanish Language Course Available

  • Mar 07, 2022

The University of Florida Tropical Research and Education Center is offering an “International Technical Course Laurel Wilt of Avocado: Disease Biology, Diagnosis, Management and Economic Impact” course that will be delivered entirely in Spanish.  

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Free Wildfire Prevention Series

  • Feb 15, 2022

The Ventura County Resource Conservation District is offering a free Wildfire Virtual Speaker Series throughout 2022.

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