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June, 2017

CAS Seminar: Field Trips to See Local Issues

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. 

May, 2017

Crop Management Tool Workshop

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:

Decision Support Tools for Management of Avocado Nutrition and Chloride Toxicity

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. 

April, 2017

CAS Rootstocks Seminar

The California Avocado Society (CAS), California Avocado Commission and the University of California Cooperative Extension are hosting a series of "Rootstocks" seminars. Speakers include:

  • Peggy Mauk — Director of Agricultural Operations/Subtropical Horticulture CE Specialist
  • Patricia Monosalva — Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology and Director of the UCR Avocado Breeding Program at UC Riverside

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