In early September much of California experienced excessive heat, including many avocado growing regions. Understandably, due to this extreme heat some trees are experiencing severe damage. The California Avocado Commission immediately contacted the United States Department of Agriculture’s Farm Service Agency to pursue possible funding for growers under the Tree Assistance Program.
The Farmworker Household Assistance Program in Ventura County aids farmworkers who may be in danger of losing their homes due to the COVID pandemic. Learn more about this program and how to apply.
Commission Helps Secure Wholesale Water Rate Savings of $474 Per Acre Foot for San Diego County Growers
The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors approved a Permanent Special Agricultural Water Rate structure that will continue to provide lower water rates for farmers in exchange for lower water supply reliability. Learn more.
The California Avocado Society will host its 105th Annual Meeting virtually on Wednesday, October 21 beginning at 9:00 a.m.
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