California Avocados Grow Here

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

Ventura County California avocado industry members impacted by the Thomas Fire are eligible to apply for erosion control materials from the Ventura County Resource Conservation District. The deadline to apply is March 19, 2018.

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Latest News

GreenSheet | February 16, 2018

  • Feb 16, 2018

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

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Secretary Ross Inspired by Optimism of California Avocado Growers

  • Feb 15, 2018

In February, the California Avocado Commission invited California Department of Food and Agriculture Secretary Karen Ross to tour California avocado groves in Ventura County affected by the Thomas Fire.

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CAC and Packers to Host Produce Safety Alliance Trainings in Escondido and Ventura

  • Feb 15, 2018

Registration is required for the Produce Safety Alliance training sessions and seats are filling up fast, so take advantage of this low cost opportunity and register now.

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Pine Tree Ranch Field Day: Focus on Food Safety

  • Feb 15, 2018

To help California avocado growers prepare for these random inspections, the California Avocado Commission is holding a field day at our Pine Tree Ranch demonstration grove to provide growers an understanding on Produce Safety Rule implementation requirements.

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Upcoming Events

23 Feb

Pesticide Safety Instructor Training Workshop

7:45am - 5:00pm
Santa Paula, CA
28 Feb

CAC Executive Committee Meeting

8:00am - 9:45am
Ojai, CA
28 Feb

CAC Board Meeting, February 2018

10:00am - 4:00pm
Ojai, CA
01 Mar

CAC Board Meeting, March 2018

8:30am - 1:15pm
Ojai, CA

Current Markets

California Hass (updated 02/13/2018)
Avocado Size FOB Price Field Price
48's $36.75-$38.25 $1.24-$1.32
60's $29.75-$32.25 $0.98-$1.08
70's $20.75-$25.75 $0.62-$0.82
Avocado Volume Summary (week ending 02/11/2018)
Weekly Volume Season-to-Date
California Total 3,155,804 14,795,432
Import Total 37,357,181 651,523,319
USA Total 40,528,715 666,799,561

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