Industry News

Avocado Crop Insurance Deadline Is November 30

  • Nov 16, 2018

It is important that California avocado growers purchase, review or modify their crop insurance policies soon as the deadline to apply for crop insurance for avocados is November 30, 2018.

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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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Follow-up Information from CAC Grower Meeting with SCE on Public Safety Power Shutoff

  • Nov 09, 2018

At a recent California Avocado Commission meeting with Southern California Edison (SCE) representatives to discuss their Public Safety Power Shutoff, avocado growers expressed several concerns and raised some great questions. SCE has provided additional information of interest to growers.

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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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Public Meeting on Draft Produce Safety Guidance

  • Oct 31, 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is holding a public meeting to discuss, evaluate and gather input concerning the draft guidance created to help farmers meet the Produce Safety Rule requirements. The meeting will be held in Anaheim, CA on November 29.

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2018-19 Avocado Release Dates

  • Oct 31, 2018

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Avocado Inspection Program has announced the avocado release dates for the 2018-19 season. Learn more.

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