GreenSheet | February 1, 2022

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

Upcoming California Avocado Disease Management Webinar

  • Jan 28, 2022

The California Avocado Society, California Avocado Commission and UC Cooperative Extension are hosting a free online Grower Webinar: Avocado Disease Management session on Wednesday, February 16 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

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FSMA Produce Safety Webinar Series for Small Organic Growers Available

  • Jan 27, 2022

To assist small organic farmers in understanding how the Food Safety Modernization Act impacts them, the CCOF Foundation is hosting a two-part webinar series reviewing the fundamentals of on-farm food safety and the FSMA Produce Safety Rule compliance requirements.

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Research Indicates Paint Not Effective at Protecting Young Trees from Herbicide Drift

  • Jan 25, 2022

While it is often common practice for fruit growers to apply white latex paint to the bottom 2 to 3 feet of young, newly planted trees in order to provide some protection from herbicide drift, researchers note there is little evidence to prove this practice is effective.

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Agriculture Labor and Workforce Reform Update

  • Jan 24, 2022

Since 2019, the California Avocado Commission has worked with Congressional members, the Agriculture Coalition for Immigration Reform and other agricultural leaders and organizations to voice support for the Farm Workforce Modernization Act. Learn more about where immigration reform and the FWMA stand.

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Commission Foodservice Team Inspires Local Restaurant Chains with Menu Ideas

  • Jan 20, 2022

The California Avocado Commission’s menu ideation sessions with chain culinary research and development teams play a critical role in demonstrating how the fruit can add California flair to existing chain menus with inspirational and easy-to-prepare menu concepts.

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