The CAC Production Research Program strives to improve economic sustainability for California avocado growers, funding various research projects focused on helping growers increase productivity, manage pests and diseases and improve cultural management practices. To that end, CAC’s Production Research Committee submits requests for proposals concerning a variety of avocado-centric research topics. The proposals are evaluated annually by the CAC board to evaluate return on investment and potential positive impacts on the California avocado industry.
Currently, CAC's Production Research Committee has one open RFP:
Based in Irvine, California, the California Avocado Commission was created in 1978 to develop markets for and increase consumption of California Avocados on behalf of the state's 5,000 avocado growers. The Commission serves as the official information source for California Avocados and the California Avocado industry.