Industry News

New Stay At Home Order — Night Shift Ag Employees Advised to Carry Documentation

  • Nov 21, 2020

Due to the rapid rise of COVID-19 cases in California, Governor Newsom and the California Department of Public Health have issued a new limited Stay at Home Order that will restrict non-essential work, movement and gatherings between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. in counties in the purple tier. Learn more.

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2020 California Avocado Acreage and Condition Report Available

  • Nov 13, 2020

To ensure the California Avocado Commission can make informed marketing and budgeting decisions, it has partnered with LandIQ to conduct statewide spatial land use surveys via digital satellite imagery, aerial photography and analytical tools. The 2020 Statewide Avocado Acreage and Conditional Analysis, a result of this partnership, is now available online. 

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Spanish Version of Hass Avocado Board Quality Manual Available

  • Nov 13, 2020

The Hass Avocado Board has launched a Spanish version of its Avocado Quality Manual: A Guide to Best Practices online. Learn more.

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Recording of California Avocado Society Annual Meeting Available Online

  • Nov 11, 2020

Informative presentations from the California Avocado Society Annual Meeting are now available online. Learn more. 

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Heat Damaged Groves MAY BE Eligible for Tree Assistance Program Funding

  • Oct 16, 2020

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.

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CAC General Election Ballots Due October 26

  • Oct 13, 2020

The California Avocado Commission (CAC) General Election is currently underway. Elections are being held for one producer member seat in each of the five CAC districts, as well as one handler member seat. 

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