GreenSheet | April 16, 2021

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

Growers Encouraged to Complete Annual Crop Survey to Help Assess the Industry’s Overall Productivity

  • Apr 08, 2021

The California Avocado Commission’s annual grower crop survey plays a critical role in helping the Commission ascertain and address the challenges growers face and to accurately predict the flow of avocados to market. Growers are highly encouraged to complete the survey.

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Spring 2021 Issue of From the Grove Available Online

  • Apr 14, 2021

The Spring 2021 issue of From the Grove is now available on the California avocado growers’ website.

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2020 CAC Annual Report Available Online

  • Apr 13, 2021

The California Avocado Commission’s 2020 Annual report is now available on the California avocado growers’ website. The report can be viewed online as a flipbook or downloaded as a PDF file.

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Santa Barbara County On-site Vaccination Clinics Available

  • Apr 09, 2021

The Santa Barbara County Public Health Department has mobile teams available to host on-site COVID vaccine clinics beginning April 15. The on-site clinics, which can be hosted at worksites, will be able to provide 100 – 200 appointments.

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Webinar to Address Climate Smart Agriculture in Semi-arid Areas

  • Apr 14, 2021

The California Department of Food and Agriculture’s Office of Environmental Farming and Innovation is hosting a free webinar entitled, “Adaptation of Climate Smart Agriculture in Semi-arid Areas.”

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Free Seminar Series Addresses Agricultural Water Concerns for California Growers

  • Apr 05, 2021

The University of California Cooperative Extension is offering a free e-learning series concentrated on addressing agricultural water concerns relevant to California growers, including water management, treatment options and Produce Safety Rule testing requirements.

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Newly Released Dietary Guidelines Share Positive Information about Avocados

  • Apr 13, 2021

Every five years the U.S. Departments of Agriculture and Health and Human Services issue Dietary Guidelines for Americans providing science-based advice on what to eat and drink to promote health, reduce risk of chronic disease and meet nutrient needs. The guidelines serve as an important resource for health professionals and consumers alike and provide impactful information about the nutritional value of avocados.

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Virtual Culinary Ideation Session Inspires Islands Restaurants’ Creative Menu Concepts

  • Apr 05, 2021

The Commission has successfully embarked on collaborative virtual ideation sessions with chains’ menu decision makers that allow the Commission to fully engage with chain Research and Development teams while demonstrating inspirational California-style menu concepts that can easily be incorporated into the chains’ menu profiles.

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