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

Training News

UCCE to Host Crop Management Tool Workshop

  • Apr 19, 2017

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. Learn more.

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Seminar: Decision Support Tools to Manage Avocado Nutrition and Chloride Toxicity

  • Apr 06, 2017

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.

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Sustainable and Organic Production for Southern California Seminar

  • Mar 23, 2017

The Organic Fertilizer Association of California and California Association of Pest Control Advisers (CAPCA) are hosting a “Sustainable/Organic Production in Southern California” seminar on Tuesday, April 11. Learn more.

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CAC Field Day to Cover Grove Rehabilitation, Soil Moisture Sensors and High Density Planting

  • Feb 24, 2017

Growers are encouraged to attend the California Avocado Commission’s Pine Tree Ranch Demonstration Grove Field Day that will be held on March 15.

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Free SWEEP Funding Workshops

  • Feb 15, 2017

The Ventura and Santa Barbara County Resource Conservation Districts are hosting four free workshops to assist growers interested in applying for funds from the California Department of Food and Agriculture’s State Water Efficiency and Enhancement Program.

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Israel AgTech Innovation Showcase Coming to Encinitas

  • Feb 15, 2017

On March 9, a delegation from 12 companies specializing in crop protection, crop nutrition, plant genetics and breeding, irrigation and decision support tech will visit Encinitas for the Israel-AgTech Innovation Showcase.

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