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.
Avocadosource.com. 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.
Industry Regulations and Assistance
CDFA Research Projects
General Water Resources
California Water Boards
Conditional Waiver Cooperative Monitoring Projects
Grants and Funding Opportunities
- CDFA – Farm to School Program
- CDFA - OEFI - State Water Efficiency & Enhancement Program
- CDFA – OEFI – Healthy Soils Program
- CDFA – Resilient Food Systems Infrastructure Program
- CDFA – Specialty Crop Block Grant Program
- Farmworkers Advancement Program Grant SFP – PY 23-24
- FARMER Program | California Air Resources Board
- Grants - SARE Western
- USDA – FNS – Farm to School Grants
- USDA – NIFA – Specialty Crop Research Initiative
- USDA – NRCS – Environmental Quality Incentives Program
Drought Relief Programs
California Underserved and Small Producers Drought Relief Grant (Ventura and Santa Barbara Counties)