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.
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.
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.
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.
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.