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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.

The Spring 2017 issue of From the Grove is now available online.

The California Avocado Commission invites growers and industry stakeholders to attend one of its upcoming 2017 Annual Meetings in order to receive important updates and provide input concerning Commission and avocado industry activities.

CSU Monterey Bay in conjunction with UC Riverside is conducting a research project to help growers diagnose avocado salinity stress and root rot disease early on. Researchers are looking for growers who currently have salinity problems and/or Phytophthora root rot and who would be willing to have them take leaf, root, and soil samples on their properties within the next few weeks. Learn more.

The Hass Avocado Board (HAB) is seeking California avocado industry members to join the HAB board and help make their ambitious five-year strategic plan a reality. Learn more about the board and the nomination process.

As President Trump promised to do if elected, within the first few weeks of his administration a renewed focus on immigration enforcement actions has occurred. The current actions have focused on rounding up criminal illegal aliens, but as with previous administrations it’s a possibility that ICE employer raids will resume. Learn more.

The California Avocado Commission (CAC) is proud to announce that the CAC 2016 Annual Report is now available on the California avocado growers’ website.

This year the Ventura County Ag Summit will focus on the role that STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) disciplines play in the agricultural industry. Learn more.

The California Avocado Society is currently seeking a Weekly Newsline Editor. Learn more about the opportunity.

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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