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. 

August, 2022

Avocado Varieties Discussion

A free Avocado Varieties Discussion is available online or in person. The session will feature the following topics and speakers:

17 Aug
1:00pm - 3:00pm
669 County Square Drive (online version available as well)
Ventura , CA

DRIP VERSUS MINI-SPRINKLER IRRIGATION: Avocado Cafe Webinar

The Avocado Café will host a virtual seminar  examining the pros and cons of drip versus mini-sprinkler irrigation. Most avocado growers worldwide employ drip irrigation while California growers predominantly use mini-sprinklers. This virtual seminar will discuss whether California avocado growers are irrigating the “wrong way” and examine which irrigation practice is best for your grove.

30 Aug
8:00am
Webinar

September, 2022

Avocado Irrigation Workshop

The free Avocado Irrigation Workshop will focus on drought and heat effects; irrigation management tools; mapping and managing salinity; water costs and planting density; and support programs available to California avocado growers.

28 Sep
1:00pm - 4:00pm
San Diego Farm Bureau, 420 S. Broadway
Escondido , CA

October, 2022

International Technical Course Laurel Wilt of Avocado: Disease Biology, Diagnosis, Management and Economic Impact - Spanish Language Sessions

The University of Florida Tropical Research and Education Center is offering an “International Technical Course Laurel Wilt of Avocado: Disease Biology, Diagnosis, Management and Economic Impact” course that will be delivered entirely in Spanish.  The course will provide basic and applied knowledge concerning the disease complex, research updates, scouting methodologies, and current management practices to control the spread of the disease

Course options are as follows:

25 Oct
Webinar
26 Oct
University of Florida, Tropical Research and Education Center
Homestead , FL
27 Oct
University of Florida, Tropical Research and Education Center
Homestead , FL

December, 2022

Wildfire Virtual Speaker Series

The Ventura County Resource Conservation District is offering a free, four-session Wildfire Virtual Speaker Series in 2022.

06 Dec
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Webinar