Industry News

Important Notice for San Diego TSAWR Customers

  • Jan 06, 2021

Agricultural customers in the San Diego County Water Authority service area should be aware the Transitional Special Agricultural Water Rate program became the Permanent Special Agricultural Water Rate program as of January 1, 2021. Learn more.

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Winter 2020 Issue of From the Grove Available Online

  • Jan 04, 2021

The Winter 2020 issue of From the Grove is now available on the California avocado growers website. The latest issue provides a wide range of articles that examine the unprecedented challenges of the past year and look ahead to the opportunities of the 2021 season.

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2020-2021 California Avocado Release Dates Available

  • Dec 17, 2020

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Avocado Inspection Program has announced the avocado release dates for the 2020/2021 season.

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2021 California Crop Estimate and Harvest Projections Released

  • Dec 15, 2020

The California Avocado Commission has published the 2021 California Avocado Pre-Season Crop Estimate and weekly harvest projections for the calendar year (January 1st through December 31st). The estimate and projections are the result of handler surveys submitted in early December 2020 and represent the industry’s best information on the coming season’s crop at this time.

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CalOSHA COVID-19 Emergency Regulation in Effect

  • Dec 03, 2020

The Office of Administrative Law approved the CalOSHA COVID-19 Emergency Regulation as adopted by the CalOSHA Standards Board. The Emergency Regulation is effective immediately. Learn how this regulation impacts growers.

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Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 Deadline is December 11

  • Dec 03, 2020

The Coronavirus Food Assistance Program 2 provides financial assistance to growers impacted by the COVID pandemic. The deadline to apply for CFAP 2 is December 11.

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