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. 

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

Ventura County Water Crisis and Drought Forum

The upcoming Ventura County Water Crisis and California Drought Forum will feature local water experts who will discuss the threats of the extreme drought and potential regional aridization conditions in the county and state.

The forum will cover the following topics:

08 Sep
5:30pm - 7:45pm
Ventura County Government Center, Hall of Administration, Board of Supervisors Hearing Room, 800 South Victoria Avenue,
Ventura , CA

August, 2022


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
Webinar (Zoom)

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

July, 2022

CAC Field Day: GEM High Density Trials, Avocado Rootstock Trials and Orondis Use

The California Avocado Commission will host a Pine Tree Ranch Field Day featuring informational sessions about high density GEM trials, avocado rootstock trials and the use of Orondis.

26 Jul
8:00am - 10:00am
Pine Tree Ranch, 19455 E. Telegraph Rd.
Santa Paula , CA

Avocado Cafe Webinar: Water Quality and How Avocados Respond to Salinity Stress

The Avocado Café webinar will feature speakers from Israel and UCCE. Learn more. 

20 Jul
8:00am - 10:00am

Wildfire Virtual Speaker Series

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

05 Jul
6:00pm - 7:00pm

June, 2022

Spanish Language Farm/Agricultural Labor Supervisor Training Session

The UCCE-San Diego is offering a Farm/Agricultural Labor Supervisor Training session in Spanish at the San Diego County Farm Bureau. Lunch will be served at the event.

21 Jun
7:00am - 5:00pm
420 South Broadway
Escondido , CA

Wildfire Virtual Speaker Series

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

07 Jun
6:00pm - 7:00pm

Avocado Cafe Webinar: Understanding Irrigation — How the Plant Responds and the Soil Beneath

Avocado Café will host a two-hour virtual seminar entitled, “Understanding Irrigation — How the Plant Responds and the Soil Beneath.” This webinar is the first in a series of sessions that will cover California avocado grove irrigation principles.

The webinar will include the following presenters:

02 Jun
8:00am - 10:00am