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


Check our previous recordings on YouTube

California Avocado Growers Seminars Series 2022

Scheduled Dates and Topics 


August 17

Live Seminar and Hybrid Zoom Topic

Avocado Varieties Panel Discussion

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A big thank you to our Speakers


Mary Lu Arpaia - UC Riverside Postharvest Specialist/Plant Breeder
Avocado Varieties: Current status and crystal ball gazing towards the future.
Consuelo Fernandez - Brokaw Nursery R&D Manager
Performance of Commercially Available Rootstocks and Future Availability of New Ones
Nathan Lurie and Panel
Grower Speakers on Avocado Variety and Rootstock Field Performance


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June 15

Seminar/Webinar Topic

Heat Mitigation Around the World

A big thank you to our Speakers

World wide Speakers:

Lisa Fyffe & Simon Newett – Australia, video
Francisco Mena – Chile, live
Arnon Dag – Israel, live
Miguel Lalor – Spain, live
Bruce Lampinen – UC Davis, live
Derek Knobel – Santa Paula, live

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April 20

Seminar/Webinar Topic

Vertebrate Pests

A big thank you to our Speakers

Speaker & Topic:
Rebecca Barboza, California Department of Fish and Wildlife. Speaking on Mountain Lion ecology, general facts, status in California, CDFW policies, and conflict prevention.
 Jim Hartman, Deputy Agricultural Commissioner/Sealer, Integrated Pest Management Division, Los Angles County Agricultural Commissioner/Weights and Measures. Speaking about IPM techniques to prevent and manage damage from pocket gophers & ground squirrels include the use of exclusion, habitat modification, trapping and rodenticide.

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February 16

Seminar/Webinar Topic

Avocado Disease Management

A big thank you to our Speakers 
Speaker & Topic:
Dr. Ben Faber, Crops Advisor, UC Cooperative Extension on Avocado Disease Management
Dakota Camino, PCA, Syngenta on Orondis Fungicide on Avocado and Citrus

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