The presentation materials from the February California Avocado Society Grower Series seminar are now available. The materials cover the following topics: the use of mulch in avocado groves, the use of plant growth regulator GA3 and a summary of phytophthora.
California avocado growers affected by the recent heavy rains and flooding are reminded that the California Farm Service Agency offers disaster assistance and low-interest loan programs to assist growers with their recovery efforts.
The Ag Innovations Conference: Biologicals will bring together speakers from universities, research organizations and the agricultural industry to introduce participants to the latest technologies. This year the conference will focus on biologicals. Learn more.
For California avocado growers, January is the month that groves tend to be susceptible to frost and freeze damage. As the threat of colder weather arrives, it’s important for growers to understand the mechanics of frosts and freezes, and what they can do to protect their groves from unseasonably cold conditions.