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CDFA Healthy Soils Grants and SWEEP Program Informational Seminars Available

  • Jan 14, 2019

Learn more about the CDFA's Healthy Soils Incentives Program and SWEEP program grants and workshops in San Diego County, San Luis Obispo County and Ventura County designed to help interested growers complete the grant applications.

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Soil Moisture Sensor Cost Share Program and Free Electrical Conductivity Mapping

  • Nov 28, 2018

The Mission Resource Conservation District is offering free electrical conductivity mapping services and a cost share program for the purchase of soil moisture sensors for local growers. Learn more.

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WHIP Funds Available for Damage Caused by California Wildfires

  • Oct 03, 2018

California avocado growers who experienced losses due to the 2017 California wildfires are encouraged to sign up for the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program. The deadline to sign up for the program is November 16, 2018.

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San Diego PACE Program Applications Open

  • Aug 25, 2018

The San Diego PACE program is accepting a second round of applications from August 22 – September 21. Learn more.

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California Avocado Commission Secures GEM Crop Insurance Eligibility

  • Aug 01, 2018

Over the last few months the California Avocado Commission (Commission) has worked with USDA’s Risk Management Agency to pursue inclusion of the GEM variety for federal crop insurance. On August 1, 2018 the Commission learned that the Federal Crop Insurance Corporation has approved the GEM as an eligible avocado variety for crop insurance.

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Update on Heat Event; WHIP Payments Available for 2017 Wildfire Damage

  • Jul 14, 2018

The California Avocado Commission (CAC) has learned that a “heat event” is no longer considered an eligible event under the Tree Assistance Program (TAP). Also, Congress passed the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricanes Indemnity Program (WHIP) and appropriated $2.36 billion in disaster relief. California avocado growers who experienced losses due to the 2017 California wildfires are encouraged to sign up...

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