Industry News

USDA Survey Seeks Input to Help Improve Services

  • Nov 17, 2022

California avocado growers are encouraged to complete the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Nationwide Farmer, Rancher and Forest Manager Prospective Customer Survey, which is designed to gather feedback concerning programs and services.

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Fall 2022 Issue of From the Grove Available Online

  • Nov 15, 2022

The Fall 2022 issue of From the Grove is now available on the California avocado growers website. View the highlights of the newly released issue.

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New Monthly San Diego County Grower Meetings

  • Nov 10, 2022

The UC Cooperative Extension of San Diego is launching a new series of free grower meetings that will be held on the last Wednesday of each month. The meetings will focus on current research and topics of interest to growers.

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2022-23 Avocado Release Dates Available

  • Nov 08, 2022

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Avocado Inspection Program has announced the avocado release dates for the 2022-23 season.

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Ken Melban Promoted to Vice President of Industry Affairs and Operations

  • Oct 31, 2022

Ken Melban, who joined the California Avocado Commission in 2011 as director, issues management, has been promoted to vice president of industry affairs and operations. Learn more.

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California Avocado Society Hosting In-person Annual Meeting

  • Oct 06, 2022

The California Avocado Society’s Annual Meeting will take place in person on Thursday, November 3 and feature a keynote speaker and three presentations. Learn more about this event.

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