GreenSheet | April 2, 2018

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

Area Grower Meetings and Listening Sessions

  • Mar 31, 2018

The California Avocado Commission (CAC) will hold a series of area grower meetings and listening sessions. The goals of these meetings are to help improve CAC’s grower outreach and education efforts and to learn more about the issues growers are struggling with to better inform CAC’s production research program.

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ProGibb LV Plus (Gibberellic Acid) Available for Use on Avocados

  • Mar 28, 2018

The California Avocado Commission is pleased to announce the availability of ProGibb LV Plus Plant Growth Regulator Solution (gibberellic acid) for use on avocados in California under a Special Local Needs (SLN) registration effective March 27, 2018.

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PSA-Approved Food Safety Workshop

  • Mar 31, 2018

The CCOF Foundation and UC Cooperative Extension are offering a Produce Safety Alliance-approved Food Safety Workshop session that meets the Food Safety Modernization Act training requirement for produce growers. Produce farms that gross between $250,000 - $500,000 in annual sales may be required by the FSMA Produce Safety Rule to have a supervisor attend a PSA-approved workshop by January 2019.

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Commission Generates Pre-California Avocado Season Excitement on Its Social Media Channels

  • Mar 27, 2018

Throughout the months of January, February and March, the California Avocado Commission engaged with fans on its social media channels, generating excitement for the start of the 2018 California avocado season.

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Chipotle Spotlights Fresh California Avocados in Regional Promotion

  • Mar 21, 2018

Throughout the month of April, 589 Chipotle locations in Arizona, California, Nevada, Oregon and Washington will showcase their extra(ordinary) guacamole made with California avocados.

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Commission’s 2018 Marketing Programs Highlighted at Industry Luncheon

  • Mar 29, 2018

On February 22, 2018, the Commission joined more than 200 members of the produce and floral industry at the Castlewood Country Club in Pleasanton, California, for the Fresh Produce and Floral Council (FPFC) Northern California Luncheon.

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30-Day Weather Outlook for March 26, 2018, to April 26, 2018

  • Mar 27, 2018

Summary- Mostly dry and somewhat inactive period through April 3, with a minor cold front on the 27th. Unusually warm and dry.

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