Industry News

House and Senate Approve the Farm Bill

  • Dec 14, 2018

On December 12, both the House and Senate voted to approve a Farm Bill, the Agriculture Improvement Act of 2018. The bill will now go to the President for his signature.

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Grower Response Needed for San Diego County Crop Report

  • Dec 12, 2018

San Diego County avocado growers are encouraged to complete the 2018 Crop Report Questionnaire they received in the mail in December 2018. Responses remain confidential and are used solely to compile relevant statistics for the Crop Report published by the San Diego County Agricultural Commissioner’s office.

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Fruit Tree Growth, Cropping and Management Seminar

  • Nov 30, 2018

The University of California Cooperative Extension and the University of California, Davis Plant Sciences are offing a two-week course entitled, “Principles of Fruit and Nut Tree Growth, Cropping and Management.” The course will be held from February 25 – March 7, 2019 at UC Davis.

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CAC Board Vacancy for Handler Alternate Member Seat

  • Nov 30, 2018

The California Avocado Commission seeks interested candidates to fill a handler alternate member seat vacancy on the Commission Board of Directors. The person appointed to the position will serve for the unexpired portion of the term through October 31, 2019.

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Soil Moisture Sensor Cost Share Program and Free Electrical Conductivity Mapping

  • Nov 28, 2018

The Mission Resource Conservation District is offering free electrical conductivity mapping services and a cost share program for the purchase of soil moisture sensors for local growers. Learn more.

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Avocado Crop Insurance Deadline Is November 30

  • Nov 16, 2018

It is important that California avocado growers purchase, review or modify their crop insurance policies soon as the deadline to apply for crop insurance for avocados is November 30, 2018.

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