The calendar below is a compilation of events, meeting and seminars hosted by the Commission or other industry entities that may be of interest to California avocado growers. To view agendas and minutes from previous CAC meetings, please visit the meeting agendas and minutes page.

September, 2017

CAC Production Research Committee Meeting, September 2017

26 Sep
9:00am - 12:00pm
Calavo Growers, Inc., 1141 Cummings Rd.
Santa Paula , CA

Grower Field Day — Crop Estimating, Winter Prep and Energy Efficiency Programs

The final installment of the California Avocado Commission’s 2016-17 grower field days will feature presentations on crop estimating, reading avocado trees and energy efficiency programs for irrigation pumps. Topics include:

27 Sep
9:00am - 11:00am
Pine Tree Ranch Demonstration Grove, 19455 E Telegraph Rd
Santa Paula , CA

October, 2017

Pesticide Safety Instructor Training Workshops

The UC Integrated Pest Management Program and AgSafe are offering Pesticide Safety Instructor Training Workshops that qualify participants to train fieldworkers and pesticide handlers according to the revised Worker Protection Standards. The workshops are designed for ag supervisors, growers, farm labor contractors, safety managers and safety trainers. The training sessions will be offered in both English and Spanish. Attendees are eligible for continuing education hours through the California Department of Pesticide Regulations.

Workshop topics will include:

10 Oct
8:00am - 5:00pm
Cal Poly Pomona, Agriscapes classroom, 4102 S University Drive (English)
Pomona , CA
25 Oct
8:00am - 5:00pm
Betteravia Farms/Bonipak, 1850 W. Stowell Rd (English)
Santa Maria , CA
26 Oct
8:00am - 5:00pm
Betteravia Farms/Bonipak, 1850 W. Stowell Rd (Spanish)
Santa Maria , CA

CAC Board Meeting, October 2017

12 Oct
CAC Office, 12 Mauchly, STE L
Irvine , CA

California Avocado Society Annual Meeting

The California Avocado Society Annual Meeting will include a field tour and annual meeting with presentations from industry experts, a grower panel and award presentations.

The Friday tour includes:

20 Oct
12:00pm - 7:30pm
Hansen Agricultural Center located at 14292 West Telegraph Road
Santa Paula , CA
21 Oct
7:30am - 2:45pm
Four Points by Sheraton, 1050 Schooner Drive
Ventura , CA

November, 2017

Sustainable Ag Expo

The Sustainable Ag Expo is a three-day event packed with informational seminars focused on farming research, resource issues and business trends related to sustainable agriculture. Topics include:

13 Nov
Madonna Inn Expo Center
San Luis Obispo , CA
14 Nov
Madonna Inn Expo Center
San Luis Obispo , CA
15 Nov
Madonna Inn Expo Center
San Luis Obispo , CA

CAC Board Meeting, November 2017

16 Nov
CAC Office, 12 Mauchly, STE L
Irvine , CA