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, 2022

Avocado Cafe Webinar — Avocado Productivity: Plant Nutrition Decision Support Tools

The Avocado Café is hosting a virtual seminar entitled “Avocado Productivity: Plant Nutrition Decision Support Tools” led by Dr. David Crowley, retired UC – Riverside professor. Dr. Crowley developed an online decision tool to help California avocado growers make informed fertility decisions based on leaf sample analysis. Dr. Crowley will discuss how insufficient or excessive nutrient amounts can impact avocado tree productivity and what growers can do to correct these imbalances.

26 Apr
8:00am
Webinar

March, 2022

Avocado productivity: Understanding pollinators and their importance for avocado fruit set

To help California avocado growers learn more about how they can enhance pollination in their groves, the Avocado Café is hosting a virtual pollination session entitled “Avocado productivity: Understanding pollinators and their importance for avocado fruit set” The session will examine critical tasks growers can undertake to improve pollination and production. The topics will include the following:

29 Mar
8:00am - 10:00am
Webinar

Spray Safe Drive-in Event

This year, Spray Safe will be hosted as a drive-in event at the Ventura County Fairgrounds with speakers broadcast to car radios, including live translation.

22 Mar
7:30am - 1:50pm
Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W Harbor Blvd.
Ventura , CA

Organic Agriculture Seminar Series for Growers

The UC Cooperative Extension is offering a free weekly Organic Agriculture Seminar Series for Growers on Tuesdays, through March 8.

08 Mar
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Webinar
01 Mar
12:00pm - 1:00pm
Webinar

34th Annual California Small Farm Conference

The California Small Farm Conference will offer online workshops, forums and videos as well as small, in-person regional sessions in communities across the state. Learn more.

02 Mar
9:00am - 4:00pm
Webinar
01 Mar
9:00am - 4:00pm
Webinard

Wildfire Virtual Speaker Series

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

01 Mar
6:00pm - 7:00pm
Webinar

February, 2022

34th Annual California Small Farm Conference

The California Small Farm Conference will offer online workshops, forums and videos as well as small, in-person regional sessions in communities across the state. Learn more.

28 Feb
9:00am - 4:00pm
Webinar
27 Feb
9:00am - 4:00pm
Webinar