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, 2022

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
Webinar

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
Webinar

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
Webinar

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
Webinar

May, 2022

USDA NRCS Services and Funding Program Information Session

To help members of the agricultural industry learn more about the services and funding provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Natural Resources Conservation Service, the USDA NRCS is hosting a information session webinar.

26 May
10:00am
Webinar

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