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. 

July, 2018

Avocado Decision Support Tools Seminars

The California Avocado Commission is hosting a series of seminars to help growers learn how to access and use the online avocado decision support tools (DST). The DSTs are statistical models — accessible through a user-friendly website — that have been developed to help guide growers through decisions about fertilization to maximize yield.  The seminars will walk growers through all the steps from creating a user account to generating reports.

12 Jul
9:00am - 12:00pm
San Luis Obispo County Farm Bureau, 4875 Morabito Pl
San Luis Obispo , CA
11 Jul
9:00am - 12:00pm
Ventura County Ag Museum, 926 Railroad Ave
Santa Paula , CA
10 Jul
9:00am - 12:00pm
Pala Mesa Resort, 2001 Old Hwy 395
Fallbrook , CA

June, 2018

California Avocado Society Seminar: Irrigation — Selection of Sensors, Emitters, Injectors and Reading Water Reports

Stuart Styles, director of irrigation training and research center at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo will discuss key irrigation topics relevant to California avocado growers. 

Topics will include:

  • Selection of sensors, emitters
  • Reading water reports
  • Injectors
07 Jun
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Fallbrook Public Utility District Board Rm., 990 East Mission Rd.
Fallbrook , CA
06 Jun
9:00am - 11:00am
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 669 County Square Dr.
Ventura , CA
05 Jun
1:00pm - 3:00pm
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 2156 Sierra Way
San Luis Obispo , CA

San Diego Area Weed Management Seminar

The San Diego Weed Management Area is hosting a free weed management education seminar for those interested in land and weed management. Topics include:

04 Jun
9:00am - 2:30pm
San Diego County Operations Center, 5520 Overland Avenue
San Diego , CA

May, 2018

Index Fresh Seminar: Soils, Soil pH and Sustainability

Index Fresh is hosting a series of seminars covering soil health and sustainability. Speakers will discuss the following topics:

  • Improving Your Soils
  • Sulfur Generators and Soil pH 
  • Sustainability: What Does It Mean, Why Is it Important 
09 May
9:00am - 11:00am
Embassy Suites, SLO Center meeting space, 333 Madonna Road
San Luis Obispo , CA
08 May
9:00am - 11:00am
Museum of Ventura County, Pavilion room, 100 E. Main Street
Ventura , CA
07 May
9:00am - 11:00am
Pala Mesa Resort, Sycamore/Cypress meeting space, 2001 Old Hwy 395
Fallbrook , CA