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Federal Assistance Information for Those Impacted by Fire or Santa Ana Winds

California avocado industry members impacted by the recent wildfires and/or Santa Ana winds must notify their crop insurance agent within 72 hours of the events; field appointments for growers who have been impacted by the Thomas Fire are available. USDA Farm Service Agency disaster assistance programs also may be available to industry members affected by these natural disasters.

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Field Appointments with Federal Relief Personnel for Industry Members Impacted by Recent Wildfires and Santa Ana Winds

  • Dec 09, 2017

The California Avocado Commission and University of California Cooperative Extension are coordinating with the USDA’s Farm Service Agency and the Natural Resources Conservation Service on the availability of field appointments for growers who have been impacted by the Thomas Fire. 

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National Farmers Union Offering Women in Leadership Conference

  • Dec 08, 2017

The National Farmers Union is hosting a “Women in Leadership” Conference from January 14 – 18, 2018 in San Diego, California that will focus on business and success planning, running for local office and innovative marketing strategies.

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Certified Farmers’ Market Advisory Committee Seeks to Fill 18 Vacancies

  • Dec 08, 2017

The California Department of Food and Agriculture announced there are 18 vacancies on the California Certified Farmers’ Market Advisory Committee, which advises the secretary of agriculture concerning issues related to the direct marketing of agricultural products at certified farmers’ markets.

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Possible Federal Assistance to Those Impacted by the Recent Wildfires and/or Santa Ana Winds

  • Dec 07, 2017

It’s important that California avocado industry members who have been impacted by the recent wildfires and/or Santa Ana winds contact their crop insurance agent within 72 hours of the event to determine possible applicable coverage. Both fire and wind events may be included in certain crop insurance coverage, but agents must be notified within 72 hours.

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Current Markets

California Hass (updated 12/05/2017)
Avocado Size FOB Price Field Price
48's Insufficient Volume Insufficient Volume
60's Insufficient Volume Insufficient Volume
70's Insufficient Volume Insufficient Volume
Avocado Volume Summary (week ending 12/10/2017)
Weekly Volume Season-to-Date
California Total 4,536 44,793
Import Total 41,244,234 228,266,641
USA Total 41,270,110 228,525,604

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