The California Avocado Commission will host a Pine Tree Ranch Field Day entitled, "Managing and Recovering from Plant Stress" on September 19 from 9:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Growers are encouraged to attend and learn more about identifying and managing stressed avocado trees in their groves.
The California Avocado Commission seeks interested candidates to fill a handler alternate member seat vacancy on the Commission Board of Directors. The person appointed to the position will serve for the unexpired portion of the term through October 31, 2019.
A new research paper explores nocturnal pollination of ‘Hass’ avocado trees and the presence of nocturnal insects that may play a role in pollination. The paper is based on observations by researchers in New Zealand and contains insights of interest to avocado growers.
The UCCE San Diego is hosting an Invasive Tree Pests Workshop on Friday, October 19 that will focus on three invasive pests that have killed hundreds of thousands of trees in Southern California — Goldspotted Oak Borer, Invasive Shot Hole Borers/Fusarium Dieback Disease and South American Palm Weevils.
The Ventura County Agricultural Technology Fair will showcase innovative agricultural technologies and feature presentations concerning the latest agricultural management practices. The free event takes place on September 1. Learn more.
What better way to enjoy a California summer than snacking on a Frozen California Avocado Pop while strolling through a farmers’ market along the beach? Thanks to the California Avocado Commission, consumers at the Newport Beach and Hermosa Beach Farmers Markets were invited to enjoy the refreshing frozen treats while learning more about the locally grown fruit.
Throughout the California avocado season, the California Avocado Commission (CAC) works closely with select top-tier retailers to develop customized assets, in-store programs and outreach initiatives that showcase the nutritional benefits of avocados and feature the California Avocado brand.
Two foodservice industry events provided the California Avocado Commission (CAC) with the opportunity to showcase unique, trend-setting California avocado dishes and beverages while demonstrating the benefit and value of adding the fresh fruit to menus.