This is an archive of seminars covering a variety of topics — including issues related to the agricultural industry and, more specifically, the California avocado industry. 

August, 2019

UCCE San Diego Water Quality Workshop

The UCCE San Diego Water Quality Workshop will provide information concerning irrigation efficiency, nutrient management, pesticides and groundwater, and erosion controls. The workshop is free for members of the San Diego Regional Irrigated Lands Group and $30 for all other attendees. Online registration for the workshop is now available.

28 Aug
1:00pm - 3:00pm
San Diego Farm Bureau Office, 420 South Broadway
Escondido , CA

CAS Seminar: Fertilizer and Irrigation

The California Avocado Society is hosting a series of Fertilizer and Irrigation seminars in early August. Ben Faber, soils/water/subtropical crops advisor, and Tim Spann, California Avocado Commission research program director, will deliver presentations at the seminars.

08 Aug
12:30pm - 2:30pm
Fallbrook Public Utility District Board Rm., 990 East Mission Rd.
Fallbrook , CA
07 Aug
9:00am - 11:00am
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 669 County Square Dr.
Ventura , CA
06 Aug
1:00pm - 3:00pm
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 2156 Sierra Way
San Luis Obispo , CA

California Master Beekeeper Program Seminar — Working Your Colonies

This course is designed for those for those new to beekeeping and those who want to learn more about how to keep their hives healthy and productive. Protective gear will be provided for those who do not have a bee suit or veil. Participants should wear closed-toed or closed-heel shoes, long pants and a long-sleeved shirt.

The $175 registration fee includes course materials, a hive tool, lunch and refreshments.

Topics include:

04 Aug
9:00am - 4:00pm
Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, 1 Bee Biology Road
Davis , CA

California Master Beekeeper Program Seminar — Planning Ahead for Your First Hives

This course is designed for those for those new to beekeeping and those who want to learn more about how to keep their hives healthy and productive. Protective gear will be provided for those who do not have a bee suit or veil. Participants should wear closed-toed or closed-heel shoes, long pants and a long-sleeved shirt.

The $105 registration fee includes course materials, a hive tool, lunch and refreshments.

Topics include:

03 Aug
9:00am - 4:00pm
Harry H. Laidlaw Jr. Honey Bee Research Facility, 1 Bee Biology Road
Davis , CA

Laurel Wilt — A Threat to California’s Avocado Industry

Laurel wilt disease has the potential to greatly impact the California avocado industry, therefore California avocado growers are encouraged to attend one of the free seminars hosted by the California Avocado Commission, University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE), California Avocado Society and University of Florida’s Tropical Research and Education Center.

Agenda:

  • Current status of laurel wilt in South Florida — Jeff Wasielewski, Tropical Fruit Crops Agent, UF/IFAS Miami-Dade Extension

01 Aug
9:00am - 11:00am
San Luis Obispo Farm Bureau Office, 4875 Morabito Place
San Luis Obispo , CA

July, 2019

Laurel Wilt — A Threat to California’s Avocado Industry

Laurel wilt disease has the potential to greatly impact the California avocado industry, therefore California avocado growers are encouraged to attend one of the free seminars hosted by the California Avocado Commission, University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE), California Avocado Society and University of Florida’s Tropical Research and Education Center.

Agenda:

  • Current status of laurel wilt in South Florida — Jeff Wasielewski, Tropical Fruit Crops Agent, UF/IFAS Miami-Dade Extension

31 Jul
9:00am - 11:00am
UCCE Office Auditorium, 669 County Square Drive
Ventura , CA
30 Jul
9:00am - 11:00am
Pala Mesa Resort, 2001 Old Hwy 395
Fallbrook , CA

Organic Produce Summit

The Organic Produce Summit is designed to bring together producers and buyers of organic fresh produce. The event will include:

11 Jul
8:00am - 5:30pm
Monterey Conference Center, 1 Portola Plaza
Monterey , CA