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California Avocado Growers Eligible for CFAP 2 Payments

An additional $14 billion dollars for agricultural producers who face market disruptions and associated costs due to COVID-19 is available through the new Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP 2). California avocado growers are encouraged to apply by September 21, 2020.  

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COVID-19 Resource Page for California Avocado Growers

To help members of the California avocado industry manage the challenges presented by the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the Commission has created a resource page with the latest industry-relevant COVID-19 news and updates.

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Latest News

GreenSheet | March 1, 2021

  • Mar 01, 2021

Read the latest GreenSheet for up-to-the-minute California avocado industry news, research and information.

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Nominations for Hass Avocado Board Now Open

  • Feb 28, 2021

The Hass Avocado Board, which plays an important role in promoting consumption of Hass avocados across the United States, is now accepting nominations. The term for new members and alternates begins November 1, 2021.

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How Textural Stratification of Soil Impacts Irrigation

  • Feb 28, 2021

As we approach the bloom season in California avocado groves, it’s important to take action to leach the salts from grove soils. Because this past winter has been low in rain, and California avocado growing regions have experienced high winds and heat the groves will be particularly vulnerable to salt damage.

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Spring Is Ideal For ProGibb LV Plus® Application

  • Feb 26, 2021

Spring is the ideal time to apply ProGibb LV Plus® (gibberellic acid; GA) —a low volatile organic compound formulation designed to increase avocado fruit size and yield. According to the California Avocado Commission’s March 2020 grower survey, which examined growers’ experience with using GA, an increasing number of growers are using GA and to date no users have reported any negative...

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Current Markets

California Hass Field Prices Per Pound
Updated 02/23/2021
Avocado Size Conventional #1 Organic #1
48's Insuff. Vol. to Quote Insuff. Vol. to Quote
60's Insuff. Vol. to Quote Insuff. Vol. to Quote
70's Insuff. Vol. to Quote Insuff. Vol. to Quote
Avocado Volume Summary
Week ending 02/28/2021
Weekly Volume Season-to-Date
California Total 3,522,813 12,970,820
Import Total 60,217,856 947,993,703
USA Total 63,740,669 966,297,763