Industry News

Virtual Seminar to Discuss Avocado Rootstocks and Root Rot Treatments

  • May 31, 2020

The California Avocado Society is hosting a free virtual seminar concerning avocado rootstocks and root rot on June 10 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Learn more.

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Hass Avocado Board’s Avocado Quality Manual Available Online

  • May 27, 2020

The Hass Avocado Board has launched a new webpage to make it easier for industry stakeholders to access its publication, the Avocado Quality Manual: A Guide to Best Practices. 

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Central Coast Water Board Hosts Draft Ag Order 4.0 Virtual Stakeholder Workshop

  • May 26, 2020

The Central Coast Water Board is hosting a free virtual workshop for industry members interested in learning more about the Draft Agricultural Order 4.0 intended to replace the current Agricultural Order 3.0 on January 31, 2021.

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Two Remote Produce Safety Rule Grower Training Courses Available

  • May 06, 2020

The implementation of the Food Safety Modernization Act’s Produce Safety Rule (PSR) mandates every produce farm must have an employed individual who has completed a U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved PSR Grower Training course. Due to current shelter-in-place orders the FDA has temporarily approved PSR remote training options. Learn more.

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CAC Issues Revised 2020 Crop Harvest Projections

  • Apr 15, 2020

In response to recent market disruptions caused by the coronavirus pandemic the California Avocado Commission has evaluated various scenarios of how California fruit harvest could be impacted over the course of the 2020 season and has released a revised harvest scenario. Learn more.

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Commission’s Crop Survey Critical to Understanding Challenges Facing Growers

  • Apr 10, 2020

The California Avocado Commission’s annual grower crop survey provides data critical to understanding the challenges growers face due to climate change, labor shortages, global competition, and water pricing and availability.

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