Please join us at one of our California Avocado
Growers Seminar Series.

 


Presented by
California Avocado Society, Inc., California Avocado Commission, and University of California Cooperative Extension



California Avocado Growers Seminars Series 2018

Scheduled Dates and Topics

 

August Seminar Topic
South Coast Ag Fair

Join the California Avocado Society and our sponsors at this special opportunity to visit the South Coast Research and Extension Center (South Coast REC).

Come and listen to some of our avocado researches -

  • Dr. Lovatt will talk on Gibberellic acid future within the avocado tree.
  • Dr. Bender will discuss High-Density planning.
  • Learn the UCR Research Poster Sessions arranged by Dr. Mauk and Etaferahu Takele.
  • Tour rootstock/scion blocks with Dr. Mary Lu Arpaia
  • View herbicide damage on avocado with Sonia Rios
  • Engage with vendors of various equipment and technologies for:
              Irrigation
              Nutrient management
              Plus, machines appropriate to avocado production.

Don’t miss it! Mark the date. Lunch will be available for purchase at the site.

To help with our lunch count please sign up through this link.

Ag Fair RSVP

Dates/Times/Locations: One site only - South Coast Research & Extension Center Conference Room, 7601 Irvine Blvd., Irvine, CA 92818

Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 
10:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Here are some of our Vendors and Sponsors for the Ag Fair (*Table Display)

Ag Rx*
ANC Technology*
Avoamigo Picking and Pruning Tools* 
Brokaw Nursery
 Del Rey Avocado Company
Fruit GrowersLaboratory
Index Fresh*
Irrometer*
Mission Produce
Nutrien Ag Solutions (formerly CPS)*
Organic Ag Products*
Power Land Equipment, Inc.*
Valent USA*
West Pak Avocado
 
 

 

February Seminar Topic
Pest Monitoring and Management

 

A big thank you to our Speaker

Mark Hoddle
Extension Specialist in Biological Control at University of California, Riverside

 

April Seminar Topic
Old and New Smart Agriculture

 

A big thank you to our Speakers

Khaled Bali 
Irrigation Specialist, Kearney REC
Alireza Pourreza
Ag Engineer, UC Davis
Tim Spann
California Avocado Commission Research Program Director
 
 

June Seminar Topic
Irrigation: Selection of Sensors, Emitters, Injectors and Reading Water Reports

 
 
A big thank you to our Speakers
 
Stuart Styles
Director of Irrigation Training & Research Center, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

 

August Seminar Topic
South Coast Ag Fair

South Coast Ag Fair is a tour of the rootstock/scion blocks with Mary Lu Arpaia and viewing different herbicide damage on avocado with Sonia Rios. There will be posters on display and presenters from UCR like Peggy Mauk and Carol Lovatt. There will be displays of various equipment and technologies to improve irrigation, nutrient management and machines appropriate to avocado production.

Dates/Times/Locations: One site only - South Coast Research & Extension Center Conference Room, 7601 Irvine Blvd., Irvine, CA 92818

Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 
10:00 - 2:00 p.m.

Ag Fair Sign Up