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The GreenSheet e-newsletter is the California Avocado Commission's (CAC) primary means of sharing important, up-to-the-minute California avocado industry news, research and information on a semi-monthly basis. The GreenSheet is also sent to California avocado stakeholders on an as-needed basis to alert industry members of adverse weather events, critical pest updates or time-sensitive legislative issues.

Archives

Greensheet Archive August, 2012

TOPICS:
Update on Fusarium Dieback of California Avocado Trees; Funding Available to Farmers in the Temecula/Rancho California Service Area; Chipotle Teams with CAC to Promote Fresh Guacamole and California Farmers; The Habit Burger Grill Celebrates Summer With Fresh California Avocados; CAC July Retail Activity; Social Media Fan Corner
TOPICS:
Shot Hole Borer Update; CAC Executive Committee Approves Emergency Funding for Shot Hole Borer Projects; CAC Takes Home Second PMA Sensory Experience Award at Foodservice Expo; CAC Attends the Second Annual Evo Conference in Park City, Utah; CaliforniaAvocado.com Shows Exciting Traffic Increases in June 2012; Avocados Chosen by MSN as “Must-Try” Food for California

Greensheet Archive July, 2012

TOPICS:
Production Research Committee Update; Central Coast Growers Encourage to Sign-up for Cooperative Groundwater Monitoring Program; Immigration Reform Update; Texas-based Retailer Visits with California Avocado Growers and Handlers; Ruby’s Diner Features Fresh California Avocado in Breakfast Special; Southern California Retailer Demos California Avocados Leading into 4th of July; New York-based Retailer Features California Avocados During Last Week of June; California Avocados Inspire International Corporate Chefs at Bay Area Foodservice Event
TOPICS:
Production Research Concept Proposals Received; Update on Fusarium Dieback on California Avocado Trees; Summer 2012 From the Grove is Now Available; CAC GAP Continues to Move Forward; Downtown Disney Celebrates California Avocado Week July 1st-7th; California Avocado Retail Activity; California Avocado Social Media Fan Corner; CAC Meets with National Restaurant Association Executives at Pre-show Event

Greensheet Archive June, 2012

TOPICS:
Persea Mite Biology, Management, and Monitoring Workshop; Plant Breeding Grower Focus Groups; Update on Fusarium Dieback on California Avocado Trees; IR-4 Project Funding Update; CAC’s 4th of July Promotion in Full Swing!; California Avocado Feature in Haggen Food and Pharmacy’s Magazine; CAC Chef Showcases California Avocados at Exclusive Media/Blogger Event in New York; Foodservice In-season Fresh California Avocado Promotions; Refreshed Recipe Section on CaliforniaAvocado.com

Greensheet Archive May, 2012

TOPICS:
CAS/CAC/UCCE June Outdoor Grower Seminar: Irrigation Tools and Phytophthora Control; Persea Mite Biology, Management, and Monitoring Workshop; California Ag License Plate to Hit the Roads in 2013; Nominations Being Accepted for 2012 California Leopold Conservation Award; Central Coast Ag Order Filing Reminder; California Avocados at Retail: Recent Highlights (May 2012); June is California Avocado Month; Shari’s Spring Menu Celebrates the Season with California Avocados; “Healthy Taste of Stanford” Debuts Food Truck with California Avocados on the Menu
TOPICS:
Fusarium Dieback and Tea Shot Hole Borer Workshop Successful in Spreading the Word; Southern California Edison Reminds Growers to “Remember the 10-Foot Rule”; Second Annual Avo Babies Contest Launches on Facebook; Two Seafood Taco Combos Featuring California Avocados Arriving at Baja Fresh; Sodexo Promotes California Avocado Summer Specials at 850 Service Locations; Sharing the Farm to Fork Experience with Food Bloggers on a Local Grove Tour; Celebrating Cinco de Mayo with the Too Hot Tamales

Greensheet Archive April, 2012

TOPICS:
Commission Successful in Securing Special Agriculture Water Rate (SAWR) Extension for San Diego County Farmers; Persea Mite Biology, Management, and Monitoring Workshop; Central Coast Water Board to Conduct Grower Workshops on New Ag Rule Requirements; Central Coast Water Board’s Ag Rule Challenged by Farm Organizations; Public Relations and Online Programs Kick off Cinco de Mayo and California Avocado Season; Baseball and California Avocado Season Kick-off At Meijer; Sizzler Promotes Fresh California Avocados; New California Avocado Bacon Tostada at El Pollo Loco; HAB Researchers Present Preliminary Results to Experimental Biology
TOPICS:
Cultural Tip: Learn Key Tree Indicators From a Variety of Sources; Central Coast Ag Order Update; CAC Receives Renewal of Section 18 Approval from DPR for Use of Tre-Hold A-112 (NAA) on Avocados; California Avocados Featured at ZPizza, Which Wich; CAC Season Opener Event on Facebook; Fallbrook Avocado Festival on Sunday; Grove Tour Kicks off Pacific Region College and University Foodservice Event

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