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.

August, 2017

CAS Seminar: Florida's Issues with Laurel Wilt

The California Avocado Society (CAS), California Avocado Commission and the University of California Cooperative Extension are hosting a series of seminars addressing "Florida's Issues with Laurel Wilt". The speakers will be Jonathan Crane and his team of researchers. Dr. Crane is a Tropical Fruit Crop Specialist at the University of Florida.

01 Aug
1:00pm - 3:00pm
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 2156 Sierra Way
San Luis Obispo , CA
02 Aug
9:00am - 11:00am
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 669 County Square Dr.
Ventura , CA
03 Aug
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Fallbrook Public Utility District Board Rm., 990 East Mission Rd.
Fallbrook , CA

CAC Labor and Immigration Seminars

The California Avocado Commission (CAC) will host two grower seminars and provide a status update on possible legislative efforts along with information on the H2A Temporary Agricultural Workers program. Speakers will include Craig Regelbrugge, Senior Vice President, Industry Advocacy and Research for AmericanHort and Co-Chairman, Agriculture Coalition for Immigration Reform (ACIR); and, Jason Resnick, Vice President and General Counsel for Western Growers. Both have significant experience on the labor issues facing agriculture and are key players in the efforts to find solutions.

02 Aug
9:00am - 11:00am
Grand Tradition Estate, 220 Grand Tradition Way
Fallbrook , CA
03 Aug
9:00am - 11:00am
Ventura County Agriculture Museum, 926 Railroad Avenue
Santa Paula , CA

Second Ag Innovations Conference: Microbial Control

The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) is holding a one-day conference in conjunction with the 50th Annual Meetings of the Society for Invertebrate Pathology (SIP) at UC San Diego, La Jolla. The conference will share applied microbial control research concepts from around the world with conference attendees and allow growers to learn more about the potential of microbial control and new products or techniques that can help address local issues.

13 Aug
7:30am - 5:30pm
The Great Hall, University of California San Diego
La Jolla , CA

CAPCA ED Half-day Shot Hole Borer Seminar

CAPCA ED is offering a half-day rate ($50) for growers who would be interested in attending the shot hole borer (SHB) portion of a full-day seminar. The following topics will be discussed: 

15 Aug
7:30am - 11:45am
Green Dragon Tavern and Museum, 6115 Paseo del Norte
Carlsbad , CA

CAC Board Meeting, August 2017

17 Aug
CAC Office, 12 Mauchly, STE L
Irvine , CA

October, 2017

CAC Board Meeting, October 2017

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