Growing News

2020 California Avocado Acreage and Condition Report Available

  • Nov 13, 2020

To ensure the California Avocado Commission can make informed marketing and budgeting decisions, it has partnered with LandIQ to conduct statewide spatial land use surveys via digital satellite imagery, aerial photography and analytical tools. The 2020 Statewide Avocado Acreage and Conditional Analysis, a result of this partnership, is now available online. 

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Spanish Version of Hass Avocado Board Quality Manual Available

  • Nov 13, 2020

The Hass Avocado Board has launched a Spanish version of its Avocado Quality Manual: A Guide to Best Practices online. Learn more.

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Recording of California Avocado Society Annual Meeting Available Online

  • Nov 11, 2020

Informative presentations from the California Avocado Society Annual Meeting are now available online. Learn more. 

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Online Nitrogen Management Course Available

  • Nov 10, 2020

The University of California is offering a seven-part online Nitrogen Management course that includes four discussion sessions focused on nutrient management and soil and water management. Learn more. 

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Avocado Seed Weevil Research Aims to Isolate Pheromone for Trapping

  • Oct 30, 2020

According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service, avocado seed weevil are of high concern because the pests could arrive in the U.S. within imported avocados from Mexico and Colombia. To proactively address the invasive threat of avocado seed weevils, a research program to identify pheromones released by male weevils was launched.

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Advanced Planning and Nutrient Management Play Critical Role in Preparing Groves for Heat Events

  • Oct 29, 2020

Experts gathered at Pine Tree Ranch to shoot a video addressing how California avocado growers can best prepare for heat events, which have become a more frequent occurrence throughout the state. The three California avocado experts discussed the most recent heat wave and its impact on the California avocado industry. Learn more.

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