The California Avocado Commission (CAC) will hold a series of area grower meetings and listening sessions. The goals of these meetings are to help improve CAC’s grower outreach and education efforts and to learn more about the issues growers are struggling with to better inform CAC’s production research program.
The California Avocado Commission is pleased to announce the availability of ProGibb LV Plus Plant Growth Regulator Solution (gibberellic acid) for use on avocados in California under a Special Local Needs (SLN) registration effective March 27, 2018.
The CCOF Foundation and UC Cooperative Extension are offering a Produce Safety Alliance-approved Food Safety Workshop session that meets the Food Safety Modernization Act training requirement for produce growers. Produce farms that gross between $250,000 - $500,000 in annual sales may be required by the FSMA Produce Safety Rule to have a supervisor attend a PSA-approved workshop by January 2019.
Throughout the months of January, February and March, the California Avocado Commission engaged with fans on its social media channels, generating excitement for the start of the 2018 California avocado season.
On February 22, 2018, the Commission joined more than 200 members of the produce and floral industry at the Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton, California, for the Fresh Produce and Floral Council (FPFC) Northern California Luncheon.