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

Training News

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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CAS Seminar Will Showcase World Avocado Congress Insights

  • Dec 23, 2019

The California Avocado Society will host a series of February seminars focused on the recent World Avocado Congress, with presentations led by Dr. Mary Lu Arpaia and California Avocado Commission Research Program Director Dr. Tim Spann.

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UC Ag Expert 2020 Webinars Cover Numerous Topics of Interest to Growers

  • Dec 18, 2019

The University of California (UC) will host a series of UC Ag Expert webinars in 2020 that will feature topics of interest to California avocado growers. The seminars cover avocado-related topics, as well as citrus-related topics that may be of interest to those who farm both. Learn more.

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Courses Available for Mandatory Education Component of Ventura County Irrigated Lands Conditional Waiver

  • Dec 12, 2019

The Conditional Waiver of Waste Discharge Requirements applies to all agricultural operations within Ventura County. Learn more about the Ventura County Agricultural Irrigated Lands Group that assists owners with compliance and offers educational courses that satisfy the waiver's mandate. 

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University of California Hosting Avocado Thrips Webinar

  • Nov 26, 2019

As part of its UC Ag Experts Talk program, the University of California will host an Avocado Thrips webinar on January 22 at 3:00 p.m. Dr.  Mark Hoddle will lead the presentation.

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