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

 

Speakers:

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

Dates/Times/Locations:

Tuesday, February 4, 2020, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
SLO Farm Bureau, 4875 Morabito Place, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Wednesday, February 5, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 669 County Square Dr., Ventura, CA 93003
Thursday, February 6, 2020, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
San Diego Farm Bureau, 420 S. Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025

 

April Seminar Topic
Field Days

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

 

Speakers:

TBA

Dates/Times/Locations:

Tuesday, April 14, 2020, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
Cal Poly
Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
Pine Tree, Santa Paula, CA
Thursday, April 16, 2020, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
TBA
 

June Seminar Topic
Varieties like GEM, Maluma, and future varieties & Rootstock update

 

Speakers:

Dr. Mary Lu Arpaia: CE Subtropical Horticulture Specialist.
Eric Focht: Staff Research Associate 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.

 

Dates/Times/Locations:

Tuesday, June 9, 2020, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 2156 Sierra Way, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Wednesday, June 10, 2020, 9:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 669 County Square Dr., Ventura, CA 93003
Thursday, June 11, 2020, 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
San Diego Farm Bureau, 420 S. Broadway, Escondido, CA 92025

 

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