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The California avocado industry is comprised of dedicated farmers, who take pride in growing and harvesting premium California Avocados. It is a dynamic industry, shaped by a multitude of ever-changing factors, including water, legislation, pests and diseases, crop-and-market statistics, regulations and more. The California Avocado Commission is dedicated to advocating on behalf of California avocado growers to help ensure that the best interests of growers are represented in the diverse array of industry issues.

Advocacy News

October 12, 2016

In response to the state’s water crisis and its impact on the California avocado industry, the Cachuma Resource Conservation District is conducting an agricultural water management survey designed to gather the input of growers, managers and other individuals involved in irrigation management.

March 9, 2016

Nearly 300 growers and handler representatives attended the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) seminars hosted by CAC in early March. Learn more about FSMA and find links to the the seminar presentation.

February 22, 2016

The California Avocado Commission has completed a synopsis of the new Food Safety Modernization Act regulations as a guide for California avocado growers.