The California Avocado Commission (CAC) General Election is currently underway. Elections are being held for one producer member seat in each of the five CAC districts, as well as one handler member seat.
The San Diego County Water Authority’s Board of Directors approved a Permanent Special Agricultural Water Rate structure that will continue to provide lower water rates for farmers in exchange for lower water supply reliability. Learn more.
From 1:00 a.m. on October 31 through 8:00 p.m. on November 10, the San Diego aqueduct that delivers water to the majority of the Valley Center Municipal Water District will be out of service for repairs. Learn more.
California avocado growers interested in learning about organic production can now receive free organic farmer training for specialty crops online. The online program allows growers to complete the training at their own pace
Late fall and winter are an ideal time to review irrigation systems for needed repairs or malfunctions. Microirrigation systems are susceptible to clogs due to their miniscule flow passages. Learn how to identify the source of clogs and fix the issue.
Health and wellness continue to be topics of great interest to consumers. To satisfy consumers’ penchant for new recipes ideas and nutrition information, the California Avocado Commission partnered with trusted third-party experts who promoted the health benefits of California avocados, demonstrated usage tips and shared one-of-a-kind recipe ideas for a wide range of dietary lifestyles.
Three returning foodservice chain partners — Habit Burger, Rubio’s and Flame Broiler —featured unique California avocado menu items in July and August with digital and social media promotions designed to remind diners that summer is prime California avocado season.