GreenSheet | February 19, 2019

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

Avocado Decision Support Tools Available to California Growers

  • Feb 18, 2019

The California Avocado Commission is pleased to announce that the avocado decision support tools are once again available online for California avocado growers to access. The DSTs are statistical models — accessible through a user-friendly website — that have been developed to help guide growers through decisions about fertilization to maximize yield.

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Assistance Available for Growers Recovering from Recent Flooding and Heavy Rains

  • Feb 19, 2019

California avocado growers affected by the recent heavy rains and flooding are reminded that the California Farm Service Agency offers disaster assistance and low-interest loan programs to assist growers with their recovery efforts.

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Technical Assistance Available for Healthy Soils and SWEEP Grant Applications

  • Feb 13, 2019

The University of California Cooperative Extension has hired two specialists to assist growers with the Healthy Soils Program and State Water Efficiency and Energy Programs grant programs.  

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Ag Innovations Conference to Focus on Biologicals

  • Feb 15, 2019

The Ag Innovations Conference: Biologicals will bring together speakers from universities, research organizations and the agricultural industry to introduce participants to the latest technologies. This year the conference will focus on biologicals. Learn more.

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Differentiating Between Drought and Root Rot

  • Feb 12, 2019

How do you determine whether an avocado tree is afflicted by drought or by Avocado Root Rot? These steps will help you assess the trees in your California avocado grove.

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California Agricultural Leadership Program Accepting Candidate Applications

  • Feb 08, 2019

The California Agricultural Leadership Program is considered to be one of the premier leadership development experiences in the United States. The program is currently accepting applications — learn more.

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Commission Crafts Compelling New California Avocado Grower Videos

  • Feb 07, 2019

Next to the fruit itself, California avocado growers, their growing practices, the location where they grow and their stories provide a solid foundation for creating the premium differentiation for California avocados. By sharing California avocado grower stories, the Commission adds credibility and character to marketing communications that increase brand value.

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