Below is a collection of upcoming seminars and training opportunities that may be of interest to California avocado growers.

Training News

Fox Canyon Hosting Advanced Metering Infrastructure/Pilot Water Market Workshop

  • Nov 15, 2018

California avocado growers within the Fox Canyon Groundwater Management Agency’s boundaries are encouraged to attend a workshop that will review the ordinance mandating all agricultural well facilities requiring flowmeters have advanced metering infrastructure technology installed.

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Shot Hole Borer Training Available

  • Nov 09, 2018

California avocado growers interested in learning more about polyphagous and Kuroshio shot hole borers are encouraged to attend an Invasive Shot Hole Borer (ISHB) Class and Field Training session.

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English and Spanish-Language Food Safety Training Sessions Available

  • Oct 31, 2018

The Farm Employers Labor Service is offering a full-day training session that meets the required U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Produce Safety training for growers. Sessions will be held throughout the state — learn more.

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Free Attendee Pre-registration for San Diego Farm and Nursery Expo Is Open

  • Oct 19, 2018

The California Avocado Commission will attend the San Diego Farm and Nursery Expo, which provides growers and vendors with the opportunity to network, learn about beneficial programs, attend seminars presented by top researchers and authorities and learn about the latest agricultural products and equipment.

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Commission to Host November 8 Grower Meeting in Santa Paula with SCE on Public Safety Power Shutoff Protocol

  • Oct 15, 2018

Southern California Edison (SCE) recently announced a Public Safety Power Shutoff (PSPS) protocol that would shut power off during extreme weather events to mitigate the potential for wildfires. CAC is hosting an informational meeting concerning the PSPS protocol that will be of interest to growers in the SCE service area.

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New Seminar Designed to Help Farmers Understand Food Safety

  • Sep 26, 2018

A free “Understanding FSMA for Farmers” seminar will be held October 5 from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the McGrath Family Farm in Camarillo, California.

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