The Farm Employers Labor Service is offering a full-day training session that meets the required U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s Produce Safety training for growers. Sessions will be held throughout the state — learn more.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is holding a public meeting to discuss, evaluate and gather input concerning the draft guidance created to help farmers meet the Produce Safety Rule requirements. The meeting will be held in Anaheim, CA on November 29.
The California Avocado Commission will attend the San Diego Farm and Nursery Expo, which provides growers and vendors with the opportunity to network, learn about beneficial programs, attend seminars presented by top researchers and authorities and learn about the latest agricultural products and equipment.
The University Cooperative Extension San Diego has released the findings from its grower survey concerning the issues, challenges and trends affecting local agriculture and its sustainability. Learn more.
For California avocado growers, it can be difficult to ascertain whether a tree is suffering from disease, pests, nutrient deficiencies or damage caused by insecticides. Learn more about herbicide damage to avocado trees, including the specific symptoms associated with different insecticide groups.
The three-day Carpinteria California Avocado Fest, known as AvoFest, is one of the largest free festivals in California, with an estimated attendance of more than 100,000. AvoFest is an ideal event for the California Avocado Commission to share new recipe ideas that inspire thousands of fans to expand their usage of California avocados and enjoy the fruit in their beverages, snacks, desserts and meals.