In October the California Avocado Commission Board of Directors took action to approve the assessment rate for the upcoming 2020-21 fiscal year, reducing the assessment rate to 1.75% of the gross dollar value of fruit sold. The CDFA also seated newly elected CAC board members and conducted an election of CAC Executive Officers at the Commission’s November 19, 2020 board meeting.
Cultural management of California avocado groves can play an impactful role concerning disease management and pesticide use. Learn more about how irrigation, nutrition, pruning, cover crops and harvest timing can impact insect and disease management.
Due to the rapid rise of COVID-19 cases in California, Governor Newsom and the California Department of Public Health have issued a new limited Stay at Home Order that will restrict non-essential work, movement and gatherings between 10:00 p.m. and 5:00 a.m. in counties in the purple tier. Learn more.
Each year, the International Foodservice Editorial Council Annual Conference brings together foodservice editors from around the globe, providing the California Avocado Commission with ample opportunities to pitch California avocado leads, photos and recipes for editorial placements. This year, the event flipped from an on-site conference to a virtual event — the IFEC To-Go.