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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

Winter Issue of From the Grove Available Online

  • Jan 08, 2018

The latest issue of From the Grove is now available online at the California avocado growers website.

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POSSIBLE SIGNIFICANT WINTER STORM FOR VENTURA AND SANTA BARBARA COUNTIES

  • Jan 04, 2018

The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has issued an alert for a “Potential significant storm for Southwest California Tuesday and Wednesday” (January 9th-10th). If your grove was damaged by the Thomas Fire or is downhill from a burned area you are encouraged to plan for the possibility of unusual debris laden runoff flows.

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Santa Paula Meeting: Fire Recovery and Frost Refresher

  • Jan 03, 2018

The University of California Cooperative Extension (UCCE), USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA), California Avocado Commission (CAC) and California Avocado Society will host a Fire Recovery and Frost Refresher meeting on January 10, 2018.

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Santa Barbara County Thomas Fire Grower Assistance Appointments on January 5, 2018

  • Jan 03, 2018

The Santa Barbara Agricultural Commissioner’s Office is hosting a Thomas Fire Grower Assistance Workshop on January 5 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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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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