Numerous resources are available to California avocado growers in order to assist them in developing and implementing cultural management practices that help them consistently produce high quality avocado harvests. For additional tools and resources that can assist in enhancing California avocado production and addressing industry issues visit any of the sites listed below.

The California Avocado Commission and its commissioners, members, officers, employees and agents have no control over, and no liability for, any third party Web sites or materials. The California Avocado Commission makes no guarantees about the accuracy, currency, content, or quality of the information provided by such sites, nor does it assume responsibility for unintended, objectionable, inaccurate, misleading, or unlawful content that may reside on those sites. Free, virtual library of avocado knowledge. This web site is funded and managed by the Hofshi Foundation, a non-profit foundation dedicated to the dissemination of avocado knowledge around the globe.

California Avocado Society. The mission of the California Avocado Society (CAS) is to promote efficiency of production and orderly marketing toward assuring long term profitability for the business of avocado growing.  CAS conducts grower seminars and provides a number of tools, including the grower handbook, to aide California growers in improving their production practices.  

University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) Farm Advisors. UCCE Farm Advisors extend useful, technical, and economic research-based information to producers in their assigned county or counties. They provide local subject matter leadership and expertise in assigned areas to determine and evaluate clientele problems.

Avocado Associations

Avocados Australia

Chilean Avocado Importers Association

Hass Avocado Board

Hawaii Avocado Association

Mexican Hass Avocado Importers Association

New Zealand Avocado Growers' Association & Industry Council Ltd.

ProHass - Peru Hass Avocado Growers Association

South African Avocado Growers' Association

Educational Programs

CDFA County Relations Office 

Resource Conservation District for San Diego County

CDFA irrigation and Nitrogen Management Training Program

Industry Affairs

UC Agricultural Issues Center

UC Integrated Pest Management (IPM) Guidelines for Avocados

USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA)

USDA National Agricultural Library Alternative Farming Systems Information Center

USDA Natural Resources Conservation Service

The Center for Invasive Species

Grower-Shipper Association of Central California

Produce Marketing Association

Produce Traceability Initiative

United Fresh Produce Association

Industry Regulations and Assistance

California Avocado Crop Insurance

Disaster Recovery and Mitigation Handbook

SBA Economic Disaster Loans

U.S. Department of Agriculture

California Department of Food and Agriculture

California Farm Bureau Federation

U.S. Food & Drug Administration

Western Growers Association

Office of Environmental Health Hazard Assessment 

California Department of Pesticide Regulation

California Department of Water Resources

California Division of Occupational Safety & Health

CDFA Fertilizing Materials Inspection Program

CDFA Avocado Inspection Program

CDFA Produce Safety Program

CDFA California Crop Fertilization Guidelines

CDFA Research Projects

Plant Health Division CDFA - Plant Health - About Us 

Pest Exclusion CDFA - Plant Health - Pest Exclusion 

General Water Resources

California Department of Water Resources

The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

California Water Boards

State Water Resources Control Board

Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board

San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board

Conditional Waiver Cooperative Monitoring Projects

Central Coast Water Quality Preservation, Inc.

San Diego Region Irrigated Lands Group

Rainbow Monitoring Group

Upper Santa Margarita Irrigated Lands Group

Grants and Funding Opportunities

CDFA - Grant Programs

Drought Relief Programs

California Small Agricultural Business Drought and Flood Relief

Ventura County Resource Conservation District Drought Relief

California Underserved and Small Producers Drought Relief Grant (Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties)

Organic Producer Resources

California Organic Certification Cost Share Programs

Sustainability Resources

Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Strategic Growth Council

Agribusiness Publications

Ag Alert

The Packer Newspaper

The Produce News

Western Farm Press

California County Farm Bureaus



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CDFA Educational Projects and Workshops

CDFA County Relations Office

Resource Conservation District for San Diego County