Below is a collection of upcoming seminars and training opportunities that may be of interest to California avocado growers.

Training News

Organic Grower Summit to Be Held in December

  • Sep 25, 2017

The California Certified Organic Farmers and Organic Produce Network will host the Organic Grower Summit from December 13 – 14, which will bring together organic growers, production, supply chain and support service providers.

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California Avocado Society Annual Meeting Includes Field Tour, Conference and Awards

  • Sep 15, 2017

The California Avocado Society will hold its annual meeting from October 20 – 21, 2017 in Ventura County. The two-day event will include a field tour and annual meeting with presentations from industry experts, a grower panel and award presentations.

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Pine Tree Ranch Grower Field Day to Cover Crop Estimating, Winter Prep and Energy Efficiency Programs

  • Sep 06, 2017

The final installment of the California Avocado Commission’s 2016-17 grower field days will feature presentations on crop estimating, reading avocado trees and energy efficiency programs for irrigation pumps. Learn more.

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Vertebrate Pest Control Seminar to Be Held in Escondido

  • Sep 05, 2017

The San Diego chapter of CAPCA is hosting a Vertebrate Pest Control Seminar on Wednesday, September 13 that will cover a wide range of topics of interest to California avocado growers.

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Roundtable Discussion to Address Avocado Pests to be Held in September

  • Sep 01, 2017

The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE) is hosting a roundtable session entitled, “Controlling Pests in Avocados” on September 28, 2017. The session will include discussions about pesticide resistance, new pesticides, weed management, laurel wilt disease and other pest challenges.

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Pesticide Safety Instructor Training Workshops Address New Regulations

  • Aug 18, 2017

The UC Integrated Pest Management Program and AgSafe are offering Pesticide Safety Instructor Training Workshops that qualify participants to train fieldworkers and pesticide handlers according to the revised Worker Protection Standards. The workshops are designed for ag supervisors, growers, farm labor contractors, safety managers and safety trainers.

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