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

Training News

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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Upcoming Produce Safety Training Seminars

  • Apr 11, 2019

The Food Safety Alliance, in partnership with the California Department of Food and Agriculture, is hosting a series of Produce Safety training sessions at a discounted rate of $35 per attendee. These courses satisfy the U.S. Food and Drug Association Produce Safety training requirement.

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Upcoming Webinar Focuses on Glyphosate-resistant Weeds in Orchards

  • Mar 28, 2019

Dr. Brad Hanson, a UCCE specialist, will discuss herbicide resistance and the identification and lifecycle of glyphosate-resistant weeds in orchards during a webinar on April 24, from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Learn more.

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Upcoming Laurel Wilt Webinar

  • Mar 15, 2019

Dr. Monique Rivera will host an upcoming webinar about Laurel wilt on Wednesday, March 20 from 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. Learn more.

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California Avocado Society Seminar Series — April 9, 10, 11, 2019

  • Mar 05, 2019

The next California Avocado Society seminars will be taking place the second week of April. The topics to be covered include pest and disease identification and management, scouting and pruning

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