The deadline to enroll in the San Diego Agricultural Order is August 7, 2017. The San Diego Water Board adopted the Agricultural Order in November 2016.
The availability for skilled farm labor throughout agriculture continues to be an issue of concern. The California Avocado Commission is hosting seminars to discuss skilled labor concerns affecting the industry. Learn more.
The Summer 2017 issue of From the Grove is now available online.
On August 15, CAPCA ED is hosting a Continuing Education Seminar that may be of interest to California avocado growers. CAPCA ED is offering a half-day rate ($50) for growers who would be interested in attending the shot hole borer portion of the seminar only.
The nomination period for county committees of the United States Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) Farm Service Agency (FSA) begins June 15. County committees are composed of farmers and ranchers elected by other producers in their communities.