GreenSheet | March 16, 2018

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

Industry Stakeholders Encouraged to Participate in Commission’s Annual Meetings

  • Feb 14, 2018

The California Avocado Commission will hold its 2018 Annual Meetings in Temecula, Ventura and San Luis Obispo this March. The meetings will cover important updates concerning the Commission and the avocado industry, and input from industry stakeholders is highly encouraged.

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California Avocado Commission Annual Report Available Online

  • Mar 14, 2018

The California Avocado Commission’s (CAC) 2017 Annual Report is now available online. This year, the Annual Report was presented as a special issue of From the Grove. The report is available in print and online.

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Area Grower Outreach Meetings and Listening Sessions

  • Mar 12, 2018

The California Avocado Commission is embarking on a new path regarding production research and grower outreach and will coordinate several small, local grower meetings to hear from you concerning what your questions and needs are as they relate to production, and to begin extending information to help you improve your production practices.

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Avocado Rootstock Breeding Program Conducting Grower Survey

  • Mar 08, 2018

Dr. Patricia Manosalva, director of the University of California, Riverside (UCR) avocado rootstock breeding program, is conducting a grower survey throughout California to identify and learn about the critical challenges avocado growers are currently facing.

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Hass Avocado Board Seeks Candidates

  • Mar 06, 2018

The Hass Avocado Board (HAB) election process has begun with the mailing of announcements of open seats to all eligible producers and importers of Hass avocados. HAB nominations will be accepted until March 29, 2018.

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Avocado Inspection Advisory Committee Seeks New Members

  • Mar 07, 2018

The California Department of Food and Agriculture has announced there are two vacancies on the Avocado Inspection Committee. The vacancies are for active avocado handlers and the term of office is two years.

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Upcoming Food Safety Conference to Be Held in Indian Wells

  • Mar 13, 2018

Members of the California avocado industry interested in learning more about food safety are encouraged to attend the Safe Food California conference, which will be held April 3 – 5. The conference includes keynote addresses, educational breakout sessions and the opportunity to network with other industry members.

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CAPCA Spring Summit Registration is Open

  • Mar 14, 2018

CAPCA’s 2018 Spring Summit will be held April 24 – 25 and will cover a number of topics that may be of interest to members of the California avocado industry.

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California Avocados Take to Social Media for Winter Games

  • Mar 15, 2018

With the winter games capturing the attention of the nation and the world, the California Avocado Commission created a social media marketing campaign to help kick off California avocado season.

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Gelson’s Markets and Mollie Stone’s Generate Big Game Excitement with California Avocados

  • Mar 03, 2018

As excitement for the Big Game mounted during the two weeks prior to the end-of-season football showdown, the California Avocado Commission partnered with upscale retailers in Northern and Southern California to showcase California avocados as a fan favorite on Big Game menus.

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Sister Foodservice Chains Launch Season Long California Avocado Promotion

  • Mar 08, 2018

This year, sister foodservice chains Baja Fresh and La Salsa have expanded the timeline for their California avocado promotions — launching mid-April early season promotions that will span the entire California avocado season.

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Commission Shares 2018 Season Expectations with Southern California Industry Leaders

  • Mar 13, 2018

The California Avocado Commission was a key sponsor of the Fresh Produce and Floral Council (FPFC) Southern California Luncheon, which gathered nearly 300 retailers and industry stakeholders at the Sheraton Cerritos. 

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30-Day Weather Outlook for March 12, 2018, to April 12, 2018

  • Mar 13, 2018

Summary- Active development of storms occurs during March 15-22nd, followed by return of dry upper high pressure, and a turn to very warm conditions.

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