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

A big thank you to all especially our presenters and all of the UC Cooperative Extension Team

Dr. Faber, Dr. Lovatt, Dr. Bender, Dr. Mauk, Etaferahu Takele, Dr. Mary Lu Arpaia and Sonia Rios

Also thank you to our sponsors below.
Ag Rx*
ANC Technology*
Avoamigo Picking and Pruning Tools* 
Brokaw Nursery
 Del Rey Avocado Company
Fruit GrowersLaboratory
Index Fresh*
Mission Produce
Nutrien Ag Solutions (formerly CPS)*
Organic Ag Products*
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