GreenSheet | July 1, 2020

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

Centers for Disease Control Releases New COVID-19 Testing Guidance

  • Jun 19, 2020

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control has released guidance on the appropriate use of COVID-19 testing on its website, including testing strategies for COVID-19 in high-density critical infrastructure workplaces after a COVID-19 case is identified.

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Summer 2020 From the Grove Available Online

  • Jun 18, 2020

The California Avocado Commission’s Summer 2020 issue of From the Grove is now available online. View highlights from the issue.

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Soil Health and Soil Pest Control Webinar

  • Jun 30, 2020

A three-part webinar lecture series, to be held July 23, will feature soil health experts and researchers from across the southwest to discuss a wide range of topics concerning soil health and soil pest control. Learn more.

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New Nitrogen Management Resource Available

  • Jun 29, 2020

The University of California Department of Agriculture and Natural Resources has created the Nitrogen Management in Citrus and Avocado publication to help growers optimize nitrogen application and mitigate nitrate loading.

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CAS Avocado Rootstocks and Root Rot Treatment Seminar Available Online

  • Jun 19, 2020

In early June, the California Avocado Society hosted a virtual seminar concerning avocado rootstocks and root rot. The seminar is now available online.

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Del Taco Launches Spring Menu Featuring Fresh California Avocados

  • Jun 23, 2020

With the unprecedented COVID-19 situation, foodservice operators were limited to take-out or delivery only, and many had to shut their doors. For the California Avocado Commission this meant a hiatus in foodservice promotions at the start of the 2020 season. But the CAC team persevered and continues to pursue programs as foodservice opportunities open.

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