GreenSheet | September 16, 2020

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

Avocado Branch Canker Disease Virtual Field Day

  • Aug 31, 2020

The California Avocado Commission will host a virtual field day concerning Avocado Branch Canker disease on Thursday, September 17, at 3:30 p.m. The virtual seminar will consist of two presentations by Dr. Themis Michailides, University of California Kearney Agricultural Center and Dr. Liz Dann, University of Queensland, followed by a question-and-answer session. 

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Housing for Harvest Program Available in Riverside and Santa Barbara Counties

  • Sep 14, 2020

The Housing for Harvest program provides safe, temporary hotel housing for agricultural workers who test positive, or were exposed to COVID-19. Programs are now in place in Riverside and Santa Barbara Counties.

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Online Document Provides Easy Guide to USDA Disaster Programs

  • Sep 10, 2020

The U.S. Department of Agriculture has released a four-page online document that summarizes USDA Disaster Programs in an easy-to-understand table format.

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Avocado Weed Management Seminar Recordings Now Available on YouTube

  • Sep 09, 2020

A YouTube recording of the Avocado Grove Weed Control and Microbial Soil Amendments webinar, as well as the presentations delivered by Dr. Rios and Dr. Faber, are now available online. 

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COMMISSION LAUNCHES CALIFORNIA AVOCADO MERCHANDISE SHOP

  • Sep 14, 2020

On September 8 the California Avocado Commission launched a California avocado merchandise shop to sell California avocado-branded merchandise online. The shop is designed to satisfy consumers who have asked where to buy such items and to promote the California avocado brand via its aficionados.

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California Avocado Blogger Advocates Share Their Love for Avocados

  • Sep 11, 2020

Blogger partners provide the California Avocado Commission (CAC) with an entertaining and informative means of connecting with consumers interested in health, wellness and lifestyle trends. This year, CAC selected 11 individuals to participate in its blogger advocate program, carefully selecting bloggers with compelling storytelling capabilities, a knack for capturing beautiful photography and an existing love for the fruit that could be genuinely woven into the bloggers’ content and shared with their loyal followers.

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