GreenSheet | September 28, 2018

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

Registration for California Avocado Society Annual Meeting Is Now Open

  • Sep 18, 2018

The 103rd California Avocado Society Annual Meeting will be held from October 4 – 5 in Temecula, CA. Learn more about the field trips, presentations and award ceremonies that will take place.

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Fall 2018 From the Grove Available Online

  • Sep 28, 2018

The Fall 2018 issue of From the Grove is now available online. Learn more about the contents of the latest issue.

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New Seminar Designed to Help Farmers Understand Food Safety

  • Sep 26, 2018

A free “Understanding FSMA for Farmers” seminar will be held October 5 from 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. at the McGrath Family Farm in Camarillo, California.

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Webinar to Address Best Practices for Pesticide Ground Application

  • Sep 24, 2018

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.

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Spanish-language Ag Field Supervisor Courses Available at Ventura College

  • Sep 26, 2018

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

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Celebrate California Avocados at Avo Fest

  • Sep 17, 2018

California avocado fans are encouraged to celebrate at the 32nd Annual California Avocado Fest, which will take place on Linden Avenue in Carpinteria, CA, October 5 – 7, 2018. Learn more.

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Commission’s Summer Social Media Posts Top 6 Million Impressions

  • Sep 19, 2018

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.

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California Avocado Commission Promotes Value of California Avocados on Foodservice Menus

  • Sep 25, 2018

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.

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30-day weather outlook for September 24, 2018 – October 24, 2018

  • Sep 24, 2018

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.

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