Industry News

PG&E Expands its Community Wildfire Safety Program

  • Jun 12, 2019

In order to reduce the risk of wildfires this season, the Pacific Gas and Electric Company has expanded its Community Wildfire Safety Program and released a series of fact sheets to raise awareness about wildfire safety. Learn more.

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Statewide Avocado Acreage and Condition Analysis Report Available

  • Jun 11, 2019

In order to assist the California Avocado Commission in making informed budgeting, forecasting and marketing decisions on behalf of California avocado growers, the Commission partnered with Land IQ to complete annual acreage surveys using digital satellite imagery, aerial photography and analytical tools. As a result, the 2018 Statewide Avocado Acreage and Condition Analysis report is...

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CDFA Reed Avocado 2019/2020 Release Dates

  • May 31, 2019

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Avocado Inspection Program has announced the 2019/2020 season release dates for Reed avocados.

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Commission Issues RFP for Pine Tree Ranch Agricultural Management Services

  • May 31, 2019

The California Avocado Commission has issued a request for proposals, seeking a farm management company interested in partnering with the Commission to provide agricultural management and grove development services at the Commission’s Pine Tree Ranch property located in Santa Paula, CA.

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UCCE to Open Escondido Satellite Office in Early June

  • May 24, 2019

The University of California Cooperative Extension will open a north county satellite office in Escondido on June 3. Learn more.

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Ventura County Seeks Grower Input Concerning Its 2040 General Plan

  • May 21, 2019

Ventura County’s Planning Division is seeking public comment on its Draft 2040 General Plan. This plan is used as the foundation for county policies and ordinances regulating land use in unincorporated areas and can play a large role in limitations applied to farming operations.

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