The California Avocado Commission encourages all growers to complete the annual grower crop survey — an important tool in helping the Commission adjust crop estimates, predict the flow of avocados to market and better understand the challenges growers face due to weather, global competition and water pricing and availability.
California avocado growers who use H2A contractors or directly hire H2A workers — and those interested in learning more about H2A labor options — are encouraged to attend free H2A Roundtable Sessions organized by the Agricultural Personnel Management Association.
The University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources has a variety of nitrogen management publications available on its California Institute for Water Resources webpage that may be of interest to California avocado growers.
California avocado fans are encouraged to celebrate Hass avocados at the La Habra Heights Avocado Festival. The family-friendly festival includes a Kids' Grove, vendors, artisans and a wide range of Calfiornia avocado dishes.
Early California avocado season sales were buoyed by a series of limited time offer menu promotions featuring the fruit that were launched at a variety of targeted foodservice chains in Western regional markets.