This is an archive of seminars covering a variety of topics — including issues related to the agricultural industry and, more specifically, the California avocado industry.
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.
The Great Hall, University of California San Diego
La Jolla , CA
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.
Ventura County Agriculture Museum, 926 Railroad Avenue
Santa Paula , CA
Grand Tradition Estate, 220 Grand Tradition Way
Fallbrook , CA
The California Avocado Commission's July Pine Tree Ranch Grower Field Day will cover the following topics:
Pine Tree Ranch, 19455 E. Telegraph Road
Santa Paula , CA
This seminar, hosted by the California Association of Pest Control Advisers, will cover the following topics:
Residence Inn by Marriott at River Ridge, 2101 West Vineyard Avenue
Oxnard , CA
The California Avocado Society (CAS), California Avocado Commission and the University of California Cooperative Extension are hosting a series of field trips that allow California avocado growers to see local issues affecting the industry. Speakers and locations will be announced in the near future.
Nick Stehly Farm, 13268 McNally Rd.
Valley Center , CA
Mehlschau Ranch, 530 Mehlschau Road
The University of California Cooperative Extension will host a workshop designed to familiarize growers with CropManage — a free online decision-support tool for water and nutrient management of coastal crops. CropManage is designed to help growers quickly make informed decisions concerning water and nutrient management on a field-by-field basis.
The agenda is as follows:
669 County Square Drive, Suite 100
Ventura , CA
Index Fresh is hosting a seminar entitled “Decision Support Tools for Management of Avocado Nutrition and Chloride Toxicity” in all three major California avocado growing regions. The seminar will include findings from Dr. David Crowley’s five-year decision support tool research project, and a glimpse into how the tool will look and feel to growers from the software development company.
Pala Mesa Resort – Syc/Cyp Meeting Space, 2001 Old Highway 395
Fallbrook , CA