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. 

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.

15 Jun
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Nick Stehly Farm, 13268 McNally Rd.
Valley Center , CA
14 Jun
9:00am - 11:00am
TBD
13 Jun
1:00pm - 3:00pm
Mehlschau Ranch, 530 Mehlschau Road

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:

11 May
8:00am - 12:00pm
669 County Square Drive, Suite 100
Ventura , CA

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. 

03 May
9:00am - 11:00am
Pala Mesa Resort – Syc/Cyp Meeting Space, 2001 Old Highway 395
Fallbrook , CA
02 May
9:00am - 11:00am
Embassy Suites San Luis Obispo, SLO Center Meeting Space, 333 Madonna Road
San Luis Obispo , CA
01 May
9:00am - 11:00am
Hilton Garden Inn Oxnard Ventura, Adagio Meeting Space, 2000 Solar Drive
Oxnard , CA

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