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

Training News

Bee Keeping Training Sessions Available

  • Jul 23, 2019

The California Master Beekeeper Program is offering two seminars for those interested in beekeeping. The courses are designed for those new to beekeeping, as well as for those with bees who want to learn more about how to keep their hives healthy and productive.

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Online Training Available Concerning Invasive Shot Hole Borers

  • Jul 09, 2019

To help members of the agricultural industry manage the threat of invasive shot hole borers (ISHB), a new online ISHB training course has been made available. Learn more.

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Seminar to Address the Threat of Avocado Laurel Wilt

  • Jun 28, 2019

The California Avocado Commission, University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE), California Avocado Society and University of Florida’s Tropical Research and Education Center are hosting a free seminar entitled “Laurel Wilt — A Threat to California’s Avocado Industry.”  

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Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Programs Funding Opportunities Workshop

  • Jun 14, 2019

The California Department of Conservation, Farm Bureau of Ventura County and the Nature Conservancy are hosting a free Sustainable Agricultural Lands Conservation Program workshop. Learn more. 

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Growers Invited to Ventura County Food Safety Meeting

  • May 10, 2019

The Ventura County Food Safety Association is hosting a seminar entitled, “Creating a Food Safety Platform in our Local Ag Community” on May 23. Learn more.

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Growers Encouraged to Attend Upcoming H2A Stakeholder Forums

  • Apr 11, 2019

California avocado growers who use H2A contractors or directly hire H2A workers — and those interested in learning more about H2A labor options — are encouraged to attend free H2A Roundtable Sessions organized by the Agricultural Personnel Management Association.

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