Industry News

Secretary of Agriculture Perdue Visits California Avocado Grove

  • Jul 16, 2019

United States Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue toured Rancho Guejito Avocado Farm in Escondido on July 15, accompanied by California Avocado Commission (CAC) Chairman John Lamb, CAC President Tom Bellamore and other representatives of the Commission. Learn more.

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2019 CAC General Election and Nomination Information Available Online

  • Jul 15, 2019

Nominations for the 2019 CAC General Election are now being accepted. One producer member seat and one producer alternate seat in each of the five districts are open. In addition, one handler member seat and one handler alternate member seat are open.

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Online Training Available Concerning Invasive Shot Hole Borers

  • Jul 09, 2019

To help members of the agricultural industry manage the threat of invasive shot hole borers (ISHB), a new online ISHB training course has been made available. Learn more.

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Seminar to Address the Threat of Avocado Laurel Wilt

  • Jun 28, 2019

The California Avocado Commission, University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE), California Avocado Society and University of Florida’s Tropical Research and Education Center are hosting a free seminar entitled “Laurel Wilt — A Threat to California’s Avocado Industry.”  

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Summer 2019 From the Grove Now Available Online

  • Jun 14, 2019

The California Avocado Commission’s latest issue of From the Grove is now available online. The issue is also available as a downloadable pdf.

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2019 Mid-Season Crop Update

  • Jun 13, 2019

The California Avocado Commission has released its mid-season crop update based on the spring grower crop survey and handler surveys. Learn more. 

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