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.
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.
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.
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.
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.