Industry News

CAPCA Spring Summit Registration is Open

  • Mar 14, 2018

CAPCA’s 2018 Spring Summit will be held April 24 – 25 and will cover a number of topics that may be of interest to members of the California avocado industry.

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Upcoming Food Safety Conference to Be Held in Indian Wells

  • Mar 13, 2018

Members of the California avocado industry interested in learning more about food safety are encouraged to attend the Safe Food California conference, which will be held April 3 – 5. The conference includes keynote addresses, educational breakout sessions and the opportunity to network with other industry members.

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Area Grower Outreach Meetings and Listening Sessions

  • Mar 12, 2018

The California Avocado Commission is embarking on a new path regarding production research and grower outreach and will coordinate several small, local grower meetings to hear from you concerning what your questions and needs are as they relate to production, and to begin extending information to help you improve your production practices.

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Avocado Rootstock Breeding Program Conducting Grower Survey

  • Mar 08, 2018

Dr. Patricia Manosalva, director of the University of California, Riverside (UCR) avocado rootstock breeding program, is conducting a grower survey throughout California to identify and learn about the critical challenges avocado growers are currently facing.

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Avocado Inspection Advisory Committee Seeks New Members

  • Mar 07, 2018

The California Department of Food and Agriculture has announced there are two vacancies on the Avocado Inspection Committee. The vacancies are for active avocado handlers and the term of office is two years.

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Hass Avocado Board Seeks Candidates

  • Mar 06, 2018

The Hass Avocado Board (HAB) election process has begun with the mailing of announcements of open seats to all eligible producers and importers of Hass avocados. HAB nominations will be accepted until March 29, 2018.

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