GreenSheet | February 16, 2018

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

Secretary Ross Inspired by Optimism of California Avocado Growers

  • Feb 15, 2018

In February, the California Avocado Commission invited California Department of Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross to tour California avocado groves in Ventura County affected by the Thomas Fire.

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Pine Tree Ranch Field Day: Focus on Food Safety

  • Feb 15, 2018

To help California avocado growers prepare for these random inspections, the California Avocado Commission is holding a field day at our Pine Tree Ranch demonstration grove to provide growers an understanding on Produce Safety Rule implementation requirements.

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Industry Stakeholders Encouraged to Participate in Commission’s Annual Meetings

  • Feb 14, 2018

The California Avocado Commission will hold its 2018 Annual Meetings in Temecula, Ventura and San Luis Obispo this March. The meetings will cover important updates concerning the Commission and the avocado industry, and input from industry stakeholders is highly encouraged.

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CAC and Packers to Host Produce Safety Alliance Trainings in Escondido and Ventura

  • Feb 15, 2018

Registration is required for the Produce Safety Alliance training sessions and seats are filling up fast, so take advantage of this low cost opportunity and register now.

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Fire Recovery Best Management Practices Program

  • Feb 13, 2018

Landowners impacted by the Thomas Fire are able to apply for erosion control materials they need to help mitigate fire-based erosion on their properties. The deadline to appply is March 19, 2018.

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New Pesticide Training Workshops Available

  • Feb 12, 2018

The UC IPM and AgSafe are offering a series of Pesticide Safety Instruction Training workshops designed for ag supervisors, growers, farm labor contractors, safety managers and safety trainers.

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Commission Networks with Key California Industry Members at Dinner Dance

  • Feb 09, 2018

The Fresh Produce and Floral Council Annual Dinner Dance took place at the Disney Grand California Resort on January 27, 2018. As the primary entertainment sponsor, the California Avocado Commission received top billing.

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30-Day Weather Outlook for February 12, 2018, to March 12, 2018

  • Feb 13, 2018

Summary- The MJO Cycle has passed maximum as of 12th. The expected increase in in number of frontal passages has occurred, but rain amounts have remained small.

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