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Latest Updates & Federal Assistance Information for Those Impacted by Fire or Santa Ana Winds

California avocado industry members impacted by the recent wildfires and/or Santa Ana winds must notify their crop insurance agent within 72 hours of the events; field appointments for growers who have been impacted by the Thomas Fire are available. USDA Farm Service Agency disaster assistance programs also may be available to industry members affected by these natural disasters.

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Latest News

Farm Service Agency Opens Temporary Santa Paula Office for Those Affected by Fire and Mudslides

  • Jan 17, 2018

The Farm Service Agency (FSA) announced that a temporary satellite office will be opened in Santa Paula to further assist growers impacted by the Thomas Fire and mudslides.

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GreenSheet | January 17, 2018

  • Jan 17, 2018

Read the latest GreenSheet for up-to-the-minute California avocado industry news, research and information.

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2017 Avocado Tracking Study Results

  • Jan 15, 2018

The California Avocado Commission has utilized consumer tracking studies for more than 20 years to assess consumer preferences, attitudes and usage of the fruit. The 2017 Avocado Tracking Study, conducted online by Temra Wald Consulting, was completed by nearly 2,000 adult avocado purchasers.

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Environmental Quality Incentives Program Offers Fire-Recovery Assistance

  • Jan 12, 2018

The United States Department of Agriculture’s National Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) in California is offering assistance to growers, farmers and ranchers affected by the recent California wildfires. NRCS is making $4 million available through the Environmental Quality Incentives Program (EQIP), which covers erosion control and water quality practices on eligible cropland, rangeland and...

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Current Markets

California Hass (updated 01/17/2018)
Avocado Size FOB Price Field Price
48's $40.00-$43.25 $1.18-$1.40
60's $36.50-$39.75 $1.00-$1.28
70's Insufficient Volume $0.74-$1.18
Avocado Volume Summary (week ending 01/14/2018)
Weekly Volume Season-to-Date
California Total 926,410 2,824,809
Import Total 51,881,260 468,060,615
USA Total 52,807,670 471,157,949

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