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2018 CAC Crop Estimate Survey Due April 30

The California Avocado Commission’s annual grower crop survey helps the Commission better understand current productivity and farming practices and better predict the harvest flow to market.  We strongly encourage growers to complete the survey.

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Latest News

Aid Available for Growers Affected by Wildfires

  • Apr 10, 2018

The United States Department of Agriculture has announced it will distribute up to $2.36 billion to farmers and ranchers affected by hurricanes and wildfires. California growers who were affected by the recent wildfires are encouraged to sign up for the 2017 Wildfires and Hurricane Indemnity Program.

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Rebates Available for Costs Associated with AMI Installation in Oxnard Area

  • Apr 06, 2018

To help offset Advanced Metering Infrastructure telemetry installation and equipment costs, pumpers may apply for rebates and/or participate in a pilot Water Market program that will qualify them for a larger rebate.

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Bayer Bee Care Award for Young Beekeepers

  • Apr 05, 2018

Bayer is hosting a nationwide Bayer Bee Care Young Beekeeper Award for beekeepers between the ages of 12 - 18, who can win $3,000, $2,000 or $1,000 to support their honey bee-focused school or community initiatives, or to help fund their college tuition.

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Avocado Inspection Committee Recognizes Two Producers and Seeks to Fill New Vacancies

  • Apr 05, 2018

Two producer members of the Avocado Inspection Committee were formally recognized on March 27 for their years of service to the avocado industry. Peter Changala and Will Carleton have both served as AIC members for eight years and will retire in May 2018.

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Upcoming Events

24 Apr

CAPCA Spring Summit

12:30pm - 6:30pm
Temecula, CA
24 Apr

Produce Safety Alliance Training

8:00am - 5:00pm
Escondido, CA
25 Apr

CAPCA Spring Summit

7:00am - 5:00pm
Temecula, CA
26 Apr

Produce Safety Alliance Training

8:00am - 5:00pm
Ventura, CA
09 May

CAC Marketing Committee Meeting, April 2018

10:00am - 12:00pm
Irvine, CA
17 May

Current Markets

California Hass (updated 04/18/2018)
Avocado Size FOB Price Field Price
48's $39.25-$42.25 $1.36-$1.48
60's $32.25-$35.25 $1.08-$1.20
70's $27.25-$30.25 $0.88-$1.00
Avocado Volume Summary (week ending 04/22/2018)
Weekly Volume Season-to-Date
California Total 15,121,822 94,574,851
Import Total 59,230,937 1,121,000,313
USA Total 74,352,759 1,215,978,204