The CAC Production Research Program strives to improve economic sustainability for California avocado growers, funding various research projects focused on helping growers increase productivity, manage pests and diseases and improve cultural management practices. To that end, CAC’s Production Research Committee submits requests for proposals concerning a variety of avocado-centric research topics. The proposals are evaluated annually by the CAC board to evaluate return on investment and potential positive impacts on the California avocado industry.

CAC's Production Research Committee is currently seeking the following RFPs:

For more information, or to discuss potential research projects, please contact Dr. Tim Spann, CAC research program director.