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Avocado Decision Support Tools Available to California Growers

The Avocado Decision Support Tools help guide growers through decisions about fertilization to maximize yield. The system also includes an irrigation calculator to help growers plan and track irrigation.

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Latest News

California Hass Avocados Included in U.S. – China Phase One Agreement

  • Jan 15, 2020

On January 15, 2020, an Economic and Trade Agreement between the United States of America and the People’s Republic of China was finalized. Within the Horticultural Products agreement, one of the four Key Achievements is China’s commitment to “Sign and implement a phytosanitary protocol to allow the importation of California Hass avocados into China."

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Survey Seeks Grower Input Concerning the Use of Tissue-culture Technology

  • Jan 13, 2020

The Mitter avocado tissue culture program at the University of Queensland Australia is seeking input from California avocado growers concerning their perceptions of tissue culture (TC) plant propagation. TC grows new rootstocks by rooting a small piece of plant tissue from a high-quality tree. Learn more.

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California Avocado Commission Issues RFP to Modernize Avocado Production Cost Studies

  • Jan 10, 2020

The California Avocado Commission’s (CAC) Production Research Committee is seeking proposals for Avocado Establishment and Production Costs and Profitability Analysis Studies. The Committee is seeking proposals that will modernize and update the Avocado Production Cost Studies.

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Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District Seeks Grower Input on Wildfire Protection Plan

  • Jan 10, 2020

The Carpinteria-Summerland Fire Protection District is in the process of updating its Community Wildfire Protection Plan (CWPP )and is hosting community workshops and posting an online survey to gather input from the community. CWPP is designed to describe wildfire hazards and mitigation measures specific to a community — and input from the community is important to that process.

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Current Markets

California Hass Field Prices Per Pound
Updated 01/22/2020
Avocado Size Conventional #1 Organic #1
48's $1.22 - $1.32 $1.66 - $1.72
60's $0.80 - $1.00 $1.40 - $1.46
70's $0.58 - $0.88 $1.18 - $1.24
Avocado Volume Summary
Week ending 01/26/2020
Weekly Volume Season-to-Date
California Total 3,077,607 5,463,416
Import Total 65,523,962 659,801,946
USA Total 68,987,999 673,872,965

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