The National Weather Service has issued warnings concerning an extended period of excessive heat, gusty winds and critical fire weather conditions beginning Monday, June 14 and lasting throughout the entire next week for the Los Angeles/Oxnard region. The region will experience higher temperatures and gusty winds, peaking Tuesday through Friday, June 18.
The California Avocado Commission will host a Pine Tree Ranch Field Day: California Avocado Rootstocks and GEM Avocado Spacing Trials on Wednesday, June 30 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Registration is required and attendance is limited.
California FarmLink’s new succession program — The Regenerator: A Year of Farm Succession Planning — will work with a small cohort of farm families and their successors to generate transition plans. The succession teams will learn from professionals, compare their experiences with their peers and work on a step-by-step succession plan to ensure the continuity of their enterprise.
Foodservice chain promotions play an important role in establishing spring and summer as California avocado season by featuring limited-time-offer menu items that build awareness of the fruit’s seasonality and encourage sales. This year Del Taco and Denny’s are showcasing California avocado menu items that pique the interest of diners and create a sense of urgency to enjoy the away-from-home meals while they are available
As part of its California Avocado Brand Advocate program, the California Avocado Commission partnered with six advocates who have an influential social media following and sizeable blog channel viewership to share compelling stories, beautiful photography and unique California avocado recipes with their followers. By leveraging respected third-party spokespeople, the Commission is able to expand its reach through digital channels while developing robust relationships with credible influencers.