Growing News

Learn more about USDA Disaster Assistance

  • Apr 17, 2023

An online recording of the “California Disaster Assistance Webinar” is now available online. The USDA is also hosting another virtual question-and-answer session concerning USDA disaster assistance on April 20.

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CAS Seminar to Provide World Avocado Congress Synopsis

  • Apr 12, 2023

The California Avocado Society, in partnership with the California Avocado Commission and the UC-Cooperative Extension, is hosting an Avocado Grower Seminar entitled, “World Avo Congress Comes to California,” that will cover the full gamut of avocado growing topics presented during the World Avocado Congress.

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California Avocado Society Fertilizer Seminar Available Online

  • Mar 14, 2023

A recording of the “Get Down – Fertilizers” seminar is now available online. The seminar outlined best practices for fertilization, as well as how to read water and soil reports applicable to California avocado groves.

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New Seminar Focuses on Spring Cultural Management and Irrigation Technologies

  • Mar 13, 2023

The Index Fresh Avocado Cultural Seminar Series is hosting a seminar concerning spring cultural tips and irrigation automation and technology.  The seminar will take place on March 22 in Temecula, CA and on March 29 it will be hosted in Ventura with simultaneous Spanish translation and a Zoom webinar option.

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ProGibb LV Plus Special Local Needs Registration Renewed

  • Mar 03, 2023

The California Avocado Commission is pleased to announce that the Special Local Needs registration for ProGibb LV Plus Plant Growth Regulator Solution (gibberellic acid) use on avocados in California has been renewed through December 31, 2025. Learn more.

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Common Mistakes When Planting Young Avocado Trees

  • Feb 24, 2023

Planting California avocado trees generally takes place beginning in February, therefore Dr. Ben Faber recently shared planting advice based on common mistakes he sees in groves. Following is a summary of his observations concerning planting depth and soil amendments.

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