The University of California Small Farms Program is designed to help small-scale farm operators manage the challenges they face with field and marketing research focused on this sector of the industry. Learn more.https://sfp.ucanr.edu/marketing/
Growers Encouraged to Complete Brief Annual Crop Survey Critical to Predicting Fruit’s Flow to Market
Industry indicators have predicted a 306 million pound California avocado crop for 2022. To help the California Avocado Commission fine tune that estimate and better predict the harvest flow to market, California avocado growers are encouraged to complete CAC’s annual crop estimate survey.
On April 20, the UCCE San Diego Farm Bureau is hosting a UCCE Advisor Open House event where attendees can meet with UCCE San Diego Farm Advisors and Program Representatives.
The California Avocado Commission’s 2021 Annual report is now available on the California avocado growers’ website.
The Hass Avocado Board, which will mark its 20th anniversary this year, is seeking individuals passionate about the avocado industry to serve on the HAB board. Learn more about the nomination process.
On February 11, the California Avocado Commission began engaging with officials concerning reports that the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service suspended the import of avocados from Mexico. On February 14, the Commission followed up on the issue by submitting a letter to USDA Secretary Vilsack.