GreenSheet | January 3, 2018

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

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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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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New Seminar Discusses Inter-planting Coffee with Avocado Trees

  • Dec 16, 2017

Cal Poly Pomona is hosting the “Coffee Summit” — an all-day event examining the opportunities and challenges of producing coffee in California, including inter-planting coffee with California avocado trees.

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California Avocado Commission Dashboard 2016-17 Year-End Update

  • Dec 27, 2017

The key performance indicators detailed in the California Avocado Commission’s 2016-17 Dashboard Year-End Update report indicate that CAC’s marketing programs met or exceeded expectations for the year.

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Commission’s Data-based Retail Strategies Drive Effective Category Management

  • Dec 22, 2017

The California Avocado Commission has long relied on retail sales data to examine the California avocado market, as well as identify opportunities and challenges that affect sales of the fruit and to inform strategies, plans and programs designed to optimize grower returns. The Commission also utilizes that data to engage with its retail partners. Learn more.

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30-Day Weather Outlook for January 2, 2018, to February 2, 2018

  • Jan 03, 2018

Summary- The MJO Cycle is transitioning to a lower activity level. As this occurs, there will be support for more upper high pressure near the coast and into central California.

Support continues in the mid-latitude sea surface temperature anomaly (SSTA) field west of California for troughing west of California and extending NE into the Oregon-Washington coast.

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