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

Training News

Farming During COVID-19 Webinar Series

  • Apr 01, 2020

A new, free three-part webinar series, “Farming During COVID-19: A Webinar Series on Adapting to Crisis” is being offered to help farmers learn from one another, as well as subject matter experts. Learn more.

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Healthy Soils Program Grant Workshop

  • Feb 28, 2020

The University of California Cooperative Extension and San Diego County Farm Bureau are hosting a free Healthy Soils Program (HSP) Grant Opportunity Workshop that will include sessions on climate change, the HSP Incentive Program and HSP Demonstration Projects and healthy soils practices. 

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Pollinator Workshop to be Hosted in Ventura County

  • Feb 28, 2020

The California Institute for Pollination Studies is hosting a free seminar where experts in the field will share information about both wild and managed bees and provide insights concerning how to keep bees healthy. Learn more.

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Commission to Host Cover Crops and Spring Fertilization Field Day at Pine Tree Ranch

  • Feb 07, 2020

The California Avocado Commission will host a field day seminar concerning cover crops in avocado groves and spring fertilization of avocados on March 4 at the Pine Tree Ranch. Learn more.

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New Seminar Examines Sustainability Through Soil Health

  • Jan 20, 2020

The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources department is hosting the Ventura County Symposium: Sustainability Through Soil Health on February 27 from 8:00 a.m. – noon at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Ventura, CA.

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CAC and Packers to Host Produce Safety Alliance Trainings in Fallbrook and Ventura – REGISTRATION REQUIRED

  • Jan 06, 2020

The final deadline for growers under the Food Safety Modernization Act’s (FSMA) Produce Safety Rule is January 26, 2020. Accordingly, all farming operations with more than $25,000 in average annual produce sales during the previous three-year period must be ready to demonstrate compliance (all deadlines are listed below).

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