GreenSheet | July 2, 2018

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

California Avocado Decision Support Tools Now Available Online

  • Jun 29, 2018

The online California Avocado Decision Support Tools System is now available online. This system is designed to help California avocado growers make decisions concerning fertilization and irrigation to help them maximize yield. 

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Pine Tree Ranch Field Day and Open House

  • Jun 19, 2018

Please join the staff of the California Avocado Commission (CAC) for a field day and open house at Pine Tree Ranch demonstration grove. It has been five years since CAC embarked on the demonstration grove journey and we want to share our successes (and challenges) with you. There will be hourly walking tours of the property, beginning at 10:00am, to highlight the various on-going projects on the ranch.

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USDA California Farm Service Agency Opens Office in San Diego

  • Jun 21, 2018

In response to a high need for agricultural assistance, the United States Department of Agriculture California Farm Service Agency has opened an office in San Diego County.

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Water Monitoring Program Initiated in Ventura County

  • Jun 22, 2018

On June 11, 2018 Ventura County farmers and various public officials celebrated the launch of California’s first water monitoring program that will provide telemetry hardware to monitor actual water usage and allow farmers to profit from conserving water.

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Upcoming Entomology Conference

  • Jun 25, 2018

The San Diego CAPCA/UC Riverside Entomology Conference will take place September 12 in Escondido, CA, and will cover a wide range of topics of interest to California avocado growers.

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Fast-growing California Burger Chain Launches Summer California Avocados Promotion

  • Jun 21, 2018

Throughout the summer, 93 Farmer Boys locations across California will showcase unique limited-time-offer menu items featuring fresh California avocados.

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CAC’s Early Summer Social Media Campaign Garners More than 5 Million Impressions

  • Jun 26, 2018

As the California avocado season progressed from spring to early summer, the California Avocado Commission alerted targeted consumers to the availability of their favorite fruit, offered refreshing summer-centric recipes and shared relevant and interesting avocado information on its social media platforms.

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30-day weather outlook for June 26, 2018 – July 26, 2018

  • Jun 27, 2018

Summary- High pressure is to the west of northern California and Oregon 140-150W, with recurrent troughing over California.

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