GreenSheet | October 18, 2021

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

Register for the Virtual California Avocado Commission Annual Meeting

  • Oct 14, 2021

The California Avocado Commission’s Annual Meeting provides growers and other members of the avocado industry with the opportunity to learn more about CAC’s current and proposed activities. This year, interested parties can attend the virtual meeting on Tuesday, October 26 from the comfort of their own home or office.

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California Avocado Growers Encouraged to Vote in CAC General Election

  • Oct 14, 2021

The deadline to vote in the California Avocado Commission General Election is fast approaching — October 27, 2021. The results of the election will be announced on November 18.

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2021 Statewide Avocado Acreage and Condition Analysis Report Available

  • Oct 15, 2021

The California Avocado Commission gathers critical yield forecasting data to make informed budgeting and marketing decisions by partnering with Land IQ to conduct an annual acreage survey. Data from this survey is then compiled in a database for use by the Commission.

In addition, Land IQ releases a yearly report for public consumption. The 2021 Statewide Avocado Acreage and Condition report is now available on the California avocado growers website.

Highlights from the report are as follows:

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Fall 2021 Issue of From the Grove Available Online

  • Oct 13, 2021

The Fall 2021 issue of the California Avocado Commission’s quarterly publication, From the Grove, is now available online.

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Workshop Assists Growers with SWEEP and Climate Smart Grant Program Applications

  • Oct 07, 2021

To assist growers in applying for SWEEP grants and make them aware of other CDFA Climate Smart Grant opportunities, the University of California Cooperative Extension and the Resource Conservation District of San Diego are hosting a free SWEEP Grant Opportunity Workshop.

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Farm and Nursery Expo Scheduled for Early November

  • Oct 08, 2021

The San Diego County Farm Bureau is preparing for the Farm & Nursery Expo, which will be held on November 4 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the California Center for the Arts located at 340 North Escondido Boulevard in Escondido, CA.

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Commission’s LinkedIn Page Provides Impactful Means of Communicating with Industry Members

  • Oct 04, 2021

The professional social network LinkedIn enables users to make connections with colleagues and businesses, learn more about their respective fields and share their experiences with their peers. To engage with professionals interested in learning more about California avocados, the Commission and the industry at large, the California Avocado Commission launched its LinkedIn page in March 2020.

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Commission Earns Tenth Consecutive Marketing Excellence Award

  • Oct 13, 2021

On August 30, Produce Business magazine announced the California Avocado Commission had won its tenth consecutive Marketing Excellence Award for its second year of “The best avocados have California in them” advertising campaign.

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