GreenSheet | February 16, 2021

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

COVID-19 Vaccination Information for San Diego County

  • Feb 15, 2021

In San Diego County, CAL FIRE has been tasked with vaccinating agricultural workers once Tier 1B, which includes agricultural employees, is opened. At this time, CAL FIRE also is seeking large sites that can accommodate 100+ people in 30-45 minute cycles. Learn more.

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Ventura County Seeks Agricultural Employers For Small Group COVID-19 Employee Vaccination Clinics

  • Feb 15, 2021

At this time, it is still unclear when COVID vaccination eligibility will be expanded to the agricultural workforce as Ventura County continues to focus its efforts on vaccinating people over the age of 65. However, the county is currently conducting small-scale pilot programs to vaccinate workers at agricultural sites in order to assess any logistical challenges that may arise once the vaccination program expands. 

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Upcoming CAS Seminar to Focus on Gibberellic Acid and New Avocado Varieties

  • Feb 09, 2021

The California Avocado Society is hosting a free webinar on February 17 concerning two topics: the plant growth regulator gibberellic acid and new avocado varieties. Learn more.

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CAC Seeks Districts 2 and 3 Producers for Board Alternate Member Positions

  • Jan 31, 2021

The California Avocado Commission seeks interested candidates to fill two vacancies on the Commission Board of Directors — Producer Alternate Member for District 2 and Producer Alternate Member for District 3. Nominations for both positions are due February 24, 2021.

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CaliforniaAvocado.com Recipe Section Improvements

  • Feb 04, 2021

Since 2018, the recipe section of CaliforniaAvocado.com has received an average of 500,000 visitors annually — providing consumers with on-trend California avocado recipes that suit a wide range of dietary lifestyles and inspire them to incorporate the fruit in snacks and meals throughout the day. During the most recent refresh of the consumer website, the Commission began an effort to improve the recipe section by removing old recipes, updating existent recipes and optimizing the user experience.

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