GreenSheet | November 1, 2019

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

One-week Shutdown Announced for Valley Center Municipal Water District

  • Oct 23, 2019

To complete repairs from a leak in September, the San Diego County Water Authority will temporarily shut down the aqueduct that delivers water to the western portion of the Valley Center Municipal Water District beginning around November 4.

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SWEEP Applications Now Being Accepted and SWEEP Assistance Workshops Available

  • Oct 23, 2019

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is now accepting applications for the State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program (SWEEP). Applications are due December 16, 2019 at 5:00 p.m. Free SWEEP workshops are available for applicants. 

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Explanations for Unusual and Blemished Fruit in Avocado Groves

  • Oct 29, 2019

In a recent blog post, Dr. Ben Faber has created a brief catalog of unusually shaped and/or blemished avocados that may be seen in California avocado groves. This article lists highlights from the blog post.

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Third Annual Organic Grower Summit

  • Oct 28, 2019

The Third Annual Organic Grower Summit will take place December 4 – 5 at the Monterey Conference Center and will include educational sessions, keynote presentations, a trade show floor and networking events. Learn more.

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Commission Joins 80,000 California Avocado Fans at Festival

  • Oct 22, 2019

For three days in October, the town of Carpinteria played host to more than 80,000 California avocado fans at its 33rd annual California Avocado Festival and the California Avocado Commission was there to share information and California avocado-branded giveaways with attendees.

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