Industry News

Phase One of CDFA’s Produce Safety Program Online Portal Launches

  • Apr 12, 2024

The California Department of Food and Agriculture Produce Safety Program has launched the first phase of its PSP data repository website (or Farm Data Repository) that allows growers to view their own digital farm inspection records and reports.

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Tree Samples Needed for Avocado Sunblotch Viroid Disease Study

  • Apr 11, 2024

Accurate symptom identification of Avocado sunblotch viroid disease in symptomatic and asymptomatic plants and disease detection are of great importance. A research team is seeking sample symptomatic and asymptomatic avocado trees to optimize ASBVd detection. 

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Growers Encouraged to Attend Meeting or Provide Comment on Proposed San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board Order

  • Apr 09, 2024

The San Diego Regional Water Quality Control Board is holding a meeting on April 10 at 9:00 a.m. to discuss the proposed changes to existing waste discharge requirements noted in the proposed Tentative Order No. R9-2024-0029. In-person and virtual attendees will have the opportunity to provide commentary concerning the tentative order.

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CAS/CAC/UCCE Comprehensive Seminar to Address Avocado Grove Fertilization

  • Apr 03, 2024

The California Avocado Society, in partnership with the California Avocado Commission and UC Cooperative Extension, is hosting a grower seminar on April 11 from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. that will provide a comprehensive overview of California avocado grove fertilization.

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Growers Encouraged to Attend Annual Commission Meeting and Participate in Survey

  • Apr 02, 2024

The California Avocado Commission will host its 2024 Annual Meetings over a series of three days — April 15 – April 17 to share the latest updates with industry members and solicit their feedback. CAC encourages members of the agricultural community to attend the sessions.

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Winter Issue of From the Grove Available Online

  • Apr 01, 2024

The latest issue of the California Avocado Commission’s quarterly publication, From the Grove, is now available online.

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