Industry News

New Free App Helps Growers Find Beekeepers

  • Jan 16, 2019

In an era in which finding bees has become more difficult, California avocado growers may be interested in a new app, called Polination Network, that helps growers locate beekeepers

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Commission Submits Comments on Central Coast Water Board’s Proposed Ag Order 4.0

  • Jan 14, 2019

The Central Coast Regional Water Quality Control Board issued a Notice of Written Public Comment Period for Ag Order 4.0 Conceptual Regulatory Requirement Options in November 2018. The deadline to provide written comments is 8:00 a.m., January 22, 2019 and California avocado growers are encouraged to submit comments.

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New Wage, Overtime and Salary Rules for Agricultural Workers

  • Jan 11, 2019

As of January 1, 2019, the following new agricultural wage, overtime and salary rules are in effect in California. Learn more.

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Survey Seeks Grower Input About Groundwater Pumping Challenges

  • Dec 21, 2018

The California Avocado Commission encourages California avocado growers to complete a short survey designed to gather input about the challenges of pumping groundwater.

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2019 California Avocado Pre-season Crop Estimate, Market Statistics and Crop Projections Available Online

  • Dec 21, 2018

The California Avocado Commission has released the 2019 California Avocado Pre-Season Crop Estimate and weekly harvest projections for the calendar year (January 1 through December 31). Learn more.

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CAC and Packers to Host Produce Safety Alliance Trainings – REGISTRATION REQUIRED

  • Dec 14, 2018

To help avocado growers and related industry members comply with the mandatory Produce Safety Alliance training, the California Avocado Commission, in partnership with California avocado handlers, has scheduled two Produce Safety Alliance trainings exclusively for California avocado growers for a very modest fee of $35. Learn more.

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