GreenSheet | February 1, 2018

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

Federal Labor Law Requirements Seminars

  • Jan 26, 2018

The California Avocado Commission has partnered with the U.S. Department of Labor, Wage and Hour Division (WHD) to offer a series of seminars for California avocado growers and labor contractors concerning federal labor law requirements.

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Produce Safety Rule Compliance Updates and Training Sessions

  • Jan 30, 2018

The Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) was signed into law in January 2011 to ensure actions are taken to mitigate food safety risks. Learn more about the FSMA Produce Safety Rule and upcoming compliance training sessions for growers.

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Growers Encouraged to Complete 2017 Census of Agriculture

  • Jan 12, 2018

In light of the impacts caused by floods, fires and mudslides the National Agricultural Statistics Service encourages California avocado growers to complete NASS’ online 2017 Census of Agriculture.

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Growers Encouraged to Complete San Diego County Crop Report Questionnaire

  • Jan 31, 2018

California avocado growers located in San Diego County are encouraged to complete the 2017 Crop Report Questionnaire. The data from this questionnaire is utilized in the Crop Statistics and Annual Report for San Diego County and is used to help make policy decisions affecting the industry.

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Registration Open for Ventura County Spray Safe Event

  • Jan 31, 2018

Members of the California avocado industry interested in learning more about preventing pesticide-exposure incidents are encouraged to attend the free Ventura County Spray Safe event.

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Commission Participates in Healthy Menus Collaborative Foodservice Event

  • Jan 30, 2018

CAC attended the Culinary Institute of America Healthy Menus R&D Collaborative event, which brings together industry members interested in advancing critical health and wellness initiatives with healthy menu options.

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30-Day Weather Outlook for January 29, 2018, to March 1, 2018

  • Jan 30, 2018

Summary- The MJO Cycle is becoming more active. As this occurs, there should be a more normal increase in number of frontal passages through California and more typical February rainfall/snowfall for Feb 15-25.

Support continues in the mid-latitude sea surface temperature anomaly (SSTA) field W of California to anchor the troughing at 140-150W, and a persistent ridge at 120-130W, then another trough at 80-95W in central US.

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