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. 

April, 2020

Farming During COVID-19: A Webinar Series on Adapting to Crisis

This free three-part webinar series is designed to help farmers learn from one another, as well as subject matter experts. The topics will be determined by the participants.

01 Apr
4:00pm - 5:30pm
Online Webinar

March, 2020

Spray Safe Meeting — Ventura County — CANCELLED

Members of the California avocado industry who are interested in learning more about preventing pesticide exposure are encouraged to attend. The seminar will cover pesticide safety, application technology and regulatory issues.

24 Mar
8:00am - 2:30pm
Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 West Harbor Boulevard
Ventura , CA

From Integrated Pest Management to Integrated Pest and Pollinator Management Seminar - CANCELLED

The California Institute for Pollination Studies is hosting a free seminar where experts in the field will share information about both wild and managed bees and provide insights concerning how to keep bees healthy. The seminar will allow growers to share their pest management concerns with the presenters and discuss the future direction of agriculture in the state.

Attendees are eligible to earn four Department of Pesticide Regulation credits. Coffee and snacks will be available.

16 Mar
9:00am - 12:00pm
Hansen Research and Education Center, 287 South Briggs Road
Santa Paula , CA

Healthy Soils Program Grant Opportunity Workshop

This workshop will cover climate change and its impact on Southern California, provide an overview of the Healthy Soils Program (HSP) Incentive Program and HSP Demonstration Projects and discuss a variety of healthy soils practices.

12 Mar
9:00am - 4:00pm
420 South Broadway
Escondido , CA

CAC District 5 Cannabis Adjacency Issue Grower Meeting

The California Avocado Commission will host a District 5 Cannabis Adjacency Issue grower meeting for growers impacted by the cannabis industry.

10 Mar
10:00am - 11:30am
Lions Park, 6197 Casitas Pass Road
Carpinteria , CA

CAC Field Day: Cover Crops and Spring Fertilization for Avocados

The California Avocado Commission "Cover Crops and Spring Fertilization for Avocados" will include the following:

04 Mar
9:00am - 11:00am
Pine Tree Ranch, 19455 E. Telegraph Road
Santa Paula , CA

February, 2020

Ventura County Symposium: Sustainability Through Soil Health

The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources department's "Ventura County Symposium: Sustainability Through Soil Health" will focus on relevant research updates and industry trends. Speakers include:

27 Feb
8:00am - 12:00pm
Crowne Plaza Hotel, 450 E. Harbor Boulevard
Ventura , CA

CAS Seminar — Irrigation and Fertigation Automation & Highlights of the 2019 World Avocado Congress

During these seminars growers will learn about irrigation and fertigation automation, as well as hear highlights of the 2019 World Avocado Congress. For more information about CAS growers seminars, visit the CAS website.

06 Feb
1:00pm - 3:00pm
San Diego Farm Bureau, 420 South Broadway
Escondido , CA
05 Feb
9:00am - 11:00am
Ventura CE Office, 669 County Square Drive
Ventura , CA
04 Feb
1:00pm - 3:00pm
San Luis Obispo Farm Bureau, 4875 Morabito Place
San Luis Obispo , CA