GreenSheet | November 1, 2016

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

Southern California Farm and Nursery Expo

  • Aug 26, 2016

The Second Annual San Diego Farm and Nursery Expo that will be held at the Del Mar Fairgrounds. The Expo, which is sponsored by the San Diego County Farm Bureau, is a free trade show designed to connect Southern California agricultural industry members with vendors, resources and educational seminars that are applicable to the diverse crops grown in the region.

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Hass Avocado Board Producer Alternate Vacancies

  • Oct 27, 2016

The Hass Avocado Board (HAB) has two producer alternate vacancies on the HAB Board of Directors. Learn more about the HAB Board and the nomination process.

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November 30 Deadline for Avocado Crop Insurance

  • Oct 19, 2016

The deadline for California avocado growers to apply for 2018 crop insurance is November 30. The same deadline applies for current policyholders interested in making changes to their existing crop insurance coverage. Learn more.

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California Avocado Release Dates

  • Oct 27, 2016

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) has published the 2016-2017 California avocado release dates for Bacon, Fuerte, Hass, Zutano, Pinkerton, Gwen and Lamb Hass varieties.

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CDFA Seeks Volunteers for Technical Review Committee

  • Oct 18, 2016

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is accepting applications for 2017 Specialty Crop Block Grant Program (SCBGP) Technical Review Committee volunteers.

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New Legislation Increases Overtime Pay for Agricultural Workers

  • Oct 24, 2016

California’s Governor has signed into law new mandates concerning overtime pay for agricultural workers. Learn more.

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Registration for Ventura County Water Tour is Open

  • Oct 27, 2016

California avocado growers interested in learning more about where Ventura County gets its water and how the drought is impacting the agricultural industry are encouraged to register for the Ventura County Water Tour.

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Commission’s Late Season Social Media Posts Generate Buzz with California Avocado Fans

  • Oct 18, 2016

In late September and early October, as the California avocado season came to a close, the California Avocado Commission kept its fans engaged with a series of social media posts on its Facebook and Twitter channels.

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More than 100,000 California Avocado Fans Attend Carpinteria Festival

  • Oct 26, 2016

For three days in early October, California avocado fans gathered along Linden Avenue in downtown Carpinteria, California to celebrate everything avocado — and the California Avocado Commission was there to provide fans with information and new recipes.

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30-Day Weather Outlook for October 24, 2016, to November 24, 2016

  • Oct 25, 2016

Summary - The basic pattern consists of the westerlies continuing to be active, with rains on October 24-27, 29-31, and November 6-14. Early support for a longwave trough in the central northern Pacific (160-170W) will continue to propagate east, reaching finally into mainly northern California during November 6-14th. Off and on rains through October 31 are followed by a dry break during November 1-5th. A very wet pattern covers northern and northcentral California during November 6-14th with limited support for a few rains in southcentral and southern California.

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