Commission Joins Produce Associations in Urging USDA to Prioritize Funding for Fresh Produce Supply Chain
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.
The Families First Coronavirus Response Act is intended to provide businesses with fewer than 500 employees with the funds necessary to offer employees paid leave so they can tend to their own health or that of their family members during the COVID-19 pandemic. Learn more about this legislation.
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.
|Avocado Size||Conventional #1||Organic #1|
|48's||$1.25 - $1.68||$2.02 - $2.14|
|60's||$0.95 - $1.24||$1.64 - $1.78|
|70's||$0.75 - $0.80||$1.42 - $1.56|