Below is a collection of upcoming seminars that cover a variety of topics pertainining to the California avocado industry and the agricultural industry at large. 

October, 2019

Avocado Production Course for New Growers

UCCE is offering a six-week Avocado Production Course for New Growers beginning October 1.

01 Oct
1:00pm - 3:00pm
San Diego County Farm Bureau, 420 South Broadway
Escondido , CA
08 Oct
1:00pm - 3:00pm
San Diego County Farm Bureau, 420 South Broadway
Escondido , CA
22 Oct
1:00pm - 3:00pm
San Diego County Farm Bureau, 420 South Broadway
Escondido , CA
29 Oct
1:00pm - 3:00pm
San Diego County Farm Bureau, 420 South Broadway
Escondido , CA

Pesticide Safety Instructor Training Workshops

Updates to the Federal Worker Protection Standard (WPS) now mandate that all fieldworkers complete annual pesticide safety training and that those who provide the training must attend updated and approved train-the-trainer courses. For those who need to complete the instructor training, the UC IPM and Western Center for Agricultural Health and Safety are offering new Pesticide Safety Instructor Training workshops approved by the California Department of Pesticide Regulation.

01 Oct
8:00am - 5:00pm
ENGLISH VERSION: UCCE Ventura, 669 County Square Drive, Suite 100
Ventura , CA
02 Oct
8:00am - 5:00pm
SPANISH VERSION: UCCE Ventura, 669 County Square Drive, Suite 100
Ventura , CA

Avocado Cankers and Their Causes Webinar

As part of its UC Ag Experts Talk series, the University of California will host a webinar entitled, “Avocado Cankers and Their Causes.” Dr. Ben Faber will discuss:

  • How to identify various avocado cankers
  • The biology of various avocado cankers
  • Grove management practices to minimize cankers

Interested growers should register for the webinar online

23 Oct
3:00pm - 4:00pm

November, 2019

Avocado Production Course for New Growers

UCCE is offering a six-week Avocado Production Course for New Growers beginning October 1.

05 Nov
1:00pm - 3:00pm
San Diego County Farm Bureau, 420 South Broadway
Escondido , CA
12 Nov
1:00pm - 3:00pm
San Diego County Farm Bureau, 420 South Broadway
Escondido , CA