GreenSheet | June 1, 2020

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

Online Manual Provides COVID-19 Guidance for California’s Agriculture Industry

  • May 29, 2020

The California Department of Public Health, California Department of Food and Agriculture and California Department of Industrial Relations have released the COVID-19 Industry Guidance: Agriculture and Livestock manual online.

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Specialty Crops and the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program

  • May 26, 2020

The United States Department of Agriculture has created the Coronavirus Food Assistance Program (CFAP) to administer the allocation of funds to provide “direct relief to producers who faced price declines and additional marketing costs due to COVID-19.” The guidelines for CFAP qualifications were just recently released — learn more.

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Virtual Seminar to Discuss Avocado Rootstocks and Root Rot Treatments

  • May 31, 2020

The California Avocado Society is hosting a free virtual seminar concerning avocado rootstocks and root rot on June 10 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Learn more.

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Hass Avocado Board’s Avocado Quality Manual Available Online

  • May 27, 2020

The Hass Avocado Board has launched a new webpage to make it easier for industry stakeholders to access its publication, the Avocado Quality Manual: A Guide to Best Practices

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Central Coast Water Board Hosts Draft Ag Order 4.0 Virtual Stakeholder Workshop

  • May 26, 2020

The Central Coast Water Board is hosting a free virtual workshop for industry members interested in learning more about the Draft Agricultural Order 4.0 intended to replace the current Agricultural Order 3.0 on January 31, 2021.

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Blogger Advocates Share Compelling California Avocado Content

  • May 24, 2020

To drive awareness of the start of the 2020 California avocado season, the California Avocado Commission chose six health, wellness and lifestyle bloggers recognized for their compelling story capabilities and usage of beautiful photography to share California avocado content with their loyal followers.

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Commission Provides Targeted Retailers with New Digital California Avocado Communications Kit

  • May 28, 2020

The California Avocado Commission (CAC) prepared new digital Retail Communications Resource Kits designed to provide a variety of easy-to-access California avocado information that targeted retailers could share with their customers. The digital kits provide retail dietitians (RDs), cooking school directors and marketing teams ready-to-use materials that can be used to support retail programs and initiatives.

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