Industry News

CAC Announces New President Produce veteran Jeff Oberman to lead CAC

  • Oct 04, 2022

The California Avocado Commission Board of Directors has selected produce veteran Jeff Oberman to become the organization’s new president, effective October 10, 2022. Mr. Oberman’s produce industry career has spanned 25 years so far.

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World Avocado Congress Set for April 2-5 in New Zealand

  • Sep 23, 2022

The 10th World Avocado Congress will take place April 2 – 5, 2023 in Auckland, New Zealand and will bring together industry members from across the globe and include field day sessions, as well as in-person academic sessions.

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Growers Encouraged to Complete Extreme Heat Crop Damage Form

  • Sep 21, 2022

California avocado growers in San Diego County are encouraged to complete the Frost/Heat Damage Assessment Form to report crop damage experienced by the recent extreme temperature events.

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Avocado Café Webinar — Irrigation Scheduling

  • Sep 15, 2022

The Avocado Café is offering a free Irrigation Scheduling webinar, which is the fourth part of its Understanding Irrigation series, on September 20. Learn more.

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Online Avocado Yield Impact Support Tool Available

  • Sep 12, 2022

An Avocado Support Tool, designed to help growers optimize tree nutrition for greater yields, is available online at Learn more.

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Ag Pass Approved for Unincorporated Region of San Diego

  • Sep 09, 2022

The Agriculture and Livestock Pass Program — which allows commercial agriculture or livestock operators to access restricted areas during a natural disaster to care for crops and animals — has been approved for unincorporated regions of San Diego. 

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