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 2020

Scheduled Dates and Topics

February Seminar Topic


Overview of The 2019 WAC Colombia Conference

Automatic Irrigation Controllers

A big thank you to our Speakers

Speakers:

Mary Lu Arpaia: CE Subtropical Horticulture Specialist.
Tim Spann: CAC Research Program Director
John Cornell
 

April Seminar Topic
Field Days

(Looking at 2019 pruning effects, high-density plantings, and healthy soils and mulch/compost/cover crop.)

 A big thank you to our Speakers

Speakers:

Ben Faber, Tim Spann, Gary Bender, Gabe Felipe, Sonia Rios, Enrico Ferro, Jim Davis, Jane Delahoyde,
Tom Roberts, Mary Lu Arpaia, Patricia Manosalva, Lance Andersen, Claire Balint, Alli Fish, Mary Matava, Esther Mosase, and Jamie Whiteford
 

June Seminar Topic
Avocado Varieties like GEM, Maluma, and Future Varieties & Rootstock Update

A big thank you to our Speakers

Speakers:

Dr. Mary Lu Arpaia: CE Subtropical Horticulture Specialist.
Eric Focht: Staff Research Associate and PhD candidate at the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, UCR
Rodrigo Iturrieta Espinoza: Post-Doctoral Researcher at the Department of Botany and Plant Sciences, UCR
Dr. Patricia Manosalva: Assistant Professor of Plant Pathology and Director of the UCR Avocado Breeding Program at UC Riverside.
 

Click here for the Seminar Recording

 

 Click on the Presentations Title for the PowerPoints

 

California Avocado Varieties

by: Mary Lu Arpaia, Eric Focht, Rodrigo Iturrieta

 

UCR Avocado Rootstock Program Update

by: Patricia Manosalva, Peggy Mauk, Mary Lu Arpaia

 

August Seminar Topic
Life without Glyphosate, Weed ID, and A Review of Microbial Amendments

 

Speakers:

Sonia Rios: Area Subtropical Horticulture advisor for both Riverside and San Diego Counties.

Travis Bean: Assistant Weed Science Specialist in Cooperative Extension

Ben Faber: Soils/Water/Subtropical Crops Advisor

Tim Spann: CAC Research Program Director

 

Dates/Times/Locations:

Tuesday, August 4, 2020, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 2156 Sierra Way, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401

Wednesday, August 5, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 669 County Square Dr., Ventura, CA 93003

Thursday, August 6, 2020, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

San Diego Farm Bureau, 420 S. Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025