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.
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.
The Hass Avocado Board has launched a Spanish version of its Avocado Quality Manual: A Guide to Best Practices online. Learn more.
Informative presentations from the California Avocado Society Annual Meeting are now available online. Learn more.
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.