The Environmental Protection Agency is hosting a webinar entitled, “Best Practices for Ground Pesticide Application” on October 25 from 2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. for growers, pesticide applicators, pest management professionals and other crop production stakeholders.
Applications are now being accepted for Ventura College’s Agriculture Supervisor Development Program. The 12-week program consists of Spanish-language Level I and Level II courses designed to help potential front-line supervisors develop the skills to effectively lead, communicate and manage field workers while ensuring regulatory standards are met
As California avocado fans enjoyed the sights and sounds of summer, the California Avocado Commission engaged with them on its social media channels showcasing unique recipes, sharing entertaining nutritional and educational tidbits about the Golden State fruit and lauding the fruit’s freshness and versatility.
The 2018 Flavor Quality and American Menu event held in Napa, CA, brought leaders in agriculture, food processing and culinary arts together for a three-day networking opportunity to advance agriculture and the industries that depend upon it. Chain culinarians, commodity boards, food manufacturers and American farmers and growers engaged in broad discussions about present and future opportunities and challenges related to their industries.
Summary- Late September through the first half of October is a transition time from summer high pressure to a stronger onshore flow. This year should be no exception as a strengthening of the westerly flow is expected over the next few weeks.