Growing News

Hass Avocado Board’s Avocado Quality Manual Available Online

  • May 27, 2020

The Hass Avocado Board has launched a new webpage to make it easier for industry stakeholders to access its publication, the Avocado Quality Manual: A Guide to Best Practices. 

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Laurel Wilt Research Update Zoom Meeting

  • May 14, 2020

The Bark Beetle Mycobiome Network is hosting a “Current Status of Laurel Wilt Research” online meeting where scientists and researchers studying laurel wilt will share their diverse findings with participants. Learn more.

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Upcoming Invasive Shot Hole Borer Webinar

  • May 11, 2020

The University of California will host an Ag Experts Talk on the subject of the invasive shot hole borers and avocado. The webinar will be led by Dr. Akif Eskalen. Learn more. 

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CAS Shares Helpful Seminar Materials for Growers

  • Apr 15, 2020

To ensure California avocado growers have access to helpful tools and information, the California Avocado Society has released a document summarizing presentations for its April Avocado Grower Meetings Field Day seminar, which had to be cancelled due to COVID-19.

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Growers Encouraged to Complete Gibberellic Acid Survey

  • Apr 14, 2020

As the California Avocado Commission (CAC) works with Valent BioSciences toward a full label registration of the plant growth regulator gibberellic acid (GA), there is the potential to make label modifications to allow for better utilization of the product. Therefore, CAC is interested in learning about grower experiences using ProGibb LV Plus.

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New Recommendations for Controlling Laurel Wilt

  • Mar 27, 2020

Dr. Jonathan Crane, professor and associate center director of the University of Florida, Tropical Research and Education Center, Horticultural Sciences Department, and his team of researchers have published a new paper concerning the control and mitigation of laurel wilt and ambrosia beetle vectors in commercial Florida avocado groves. Learn more about observations from their latest...

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