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. 

February, 2018

CAPCA Ed Santa Paula Continuing Education Seminar

CAPCA Ed will provide a seven-hour seminar concerning pest and disease management.

14 Feb
7:30am - 3:30pm
Santa Paula Community Center, 530 W. Main Street
Santa Paula , CA

California Avocado Society Seminar: Pest Monitoring and Management

Mark Hoddle, extension specialist in Biological Control at the University of California, Riverside, will discuss pest monitoring and management.

08 Feb
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Fallbrook Public Utility District Board Rm., 990 East Mission Rd.
Fallbrook , CA
07 Feb
9:00am - 11:00am
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 669 County Square Drive
Ventura , CA

Federal Labor Law Requirements Seminars

The California Avocado Commission has partnered with the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division to offer a series of seminars for California avocado growers and labor contractors concerning federal labor law requirements.

08 Feb
9:00am - 11:00am
San Luis Obispo Farm Bureau, 4875 Morabito Place
San Luis Obispo , CA
07 Feb
9:00am - 11:00am
Santa Paula Ag Museum, 926 Railroad Avenue
Santa Paula , CA

U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division Educational Seminars

U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division (WHD) staff will provide California avocado growers and labor contractors with information concerning federal labor law requirements, an overview of the legal wage and hour requirements and answer employer questions. Growers and labor contractors are encouraged to attend.

08 Feb
9:00am - 11:00am
SLO Farm Bureau, 4875 Morabito Place
San Luis Obispo , CA
07 Feb
9:00am - 11:00am
Santa Paula Ag Museum, 926 Railroad Ave.
Santa Paula , CA

Safe Food Alliance Produce Safety Training Sessions

The Safe Food Alliance and the California Department of Food and Agriculture are offering Produce Safety Training sessions for produce growers, buyers and others interested in learning about produce safety, the Food Safety Modernization Act Produce Safety Rule, Good Agricultural Practices and co-management of natural resources and food safety.

07 Feb
8:00am - 5:00pm
Embassy Suites, 29345 Rancho California Rd
Temecula , CA

AgSafe Labor Laws and Regulations Workshop

AgSafe will host a series of daylong workshops  concerning agricultural laws and regulations. The workshops will be offered in both English and Spanish.

Workshop topics include:

07 Feb
7:00am - 5:00pm
Masonic Complex, 320 Sherwood Road
Paso Robles , CA
06 Feb
7:00am - 5:00pm
Masonic Complex, 320 Sherwood Road
Paso Robles , CA