Industry News

Commission Joins Produce Associations in Urging USDA to Prioritize Funding for Fresh Produce Supply Chain

  • Mar 31, 2020

On behalf of California avocado growers, the California Avocado Commission joined 70 produce associations in signing a letter to Sonny Perdue, U.S. Secretary of Agriculture, urging the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) to take swift action in developing a market stabilization plan for the fresh produce industry.

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New Stimulus Bill Expected to Provide Agricultural Industry Relief

  • Mar 27, 2020

In response to the economic challenges presented by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, today Congress passed a $2 trillion stimulus package that will go to President Trump for his signature. Learn more about the provisions that will affect the agricultural industry. 

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Commission Launches COVID-19 Resource Page for California Avocado Industry Members

  • Mar 26, 2020

To help members of the California avocado industry manage the challenges presented by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the California Avocado Commission has created a COVID-19 webpage.

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COVID-19 Updates and What They Mean for the Agricultural Industry

  • Mar 23, 2020

In light of the current coronavirus 2019 (COVID-19) situation, California Governor Gavin Newsom has issued an Executive Order that states everyone is to “stay home except to get food, care for a relative or friend, get necessary health care, or go to an essential (critical) job.” Agriculture has been classified as one of the 16 critical industries. Learn more.

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Hass Avocado Board Seeks Nominations

  • Mar 13, 2020

The Hass Avocado Board, which serves the interests of global avocado industry stakeholders in an effort to stimulate and sustain U.S. market expansion, is seeking industry experts to join its 12-member board.

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2019 CAC Annual Report Available Online

  • Mar 10, 2020

The California Avocado Commission’s 2019 Annual Report is now available on the California avocado growers’ website.

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