GreenSheet | February 1, 2019

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

Ag Labor Availability Survey

  • Jan 24, 2019

The California Farm Bureau Federation and UC Davis are conducting an Ag Labor Availability survey to collect information concerning how farmers are adapting to the reduced availability of farm workers.

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Farm Service Agency County Offices to Reopen January 24

  • Jan 23, 2019

Beginning January 24, Farm Service Agency (FSA) offices will reopen to provide additional administrative services to farmers and ranchers. Offices will be open Monday – Friday from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. from January 24 – February 8. Learn more about the services and programs that will be available.

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Message from the Santa Barbara County Commissioner — 2018 Crop Report

  • Jan 17, 2019

Cathy Fisher, Santa Barbara County Agricultural Commissioner, encourages California avocado growers to complete their 2018 crop report forms.

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Pesticide Safety Instructor Workshops in Vista and Santa Paula

  • Jan 24, 2019

The University of California Integrated Pest Management Program is hosting a number of Pesticide Safety Instructor workshops. English and Spanish language sessions are available.

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Organic Produce Summit Registration Now Open

  • Jan 24, 2019

The Organic Produce Summit, which is designed to bring together producers and buyers of organic fresh produce, will be held from July 10 – 11 at the Monterey Conference Center.

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The Importance of Identifying Weeds

  • Jan 18, 2019

Before growers implement a weed management program, it’s important to identify the weeds in order to optimize the strategies and timing of weed control measures. Learn more about common members of the Asteraceae (sunflower) plant family that are found throughout agricultural regions of California.

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New Free App Helps Growers Find Beekeepers

  • Jan 16, 2019

In an era in which finding bees has become more difficult, California avocado growers may be interested in a new app, called Polination Network, that helps growers locate beekeepers

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Recipe Section of Commission's Consumer Website Undergoes Complete Overhaul

  • Jan 22, 2019

To remain relevant in the crowded and competitive digital sphere, the California Avocado Commission routinely analyzes its website performance to identify new opportunities to engage with avocado consumers and other visitors to its website, CaliforniaAvocado.com.

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