Join us for our Annual Meeting

CALIFORNIA AVOCADO SOCIETY
32158 Camino Capistrano,
STE A PMB 352
San Juan Capistrano, CA 92675

californiaavocadosociety@gmail.com

949-940-8869 Office
949-276-9721 Fax

 


Must Download 2017 AM Flyer & Registration to Fill out Form

**Register & pay online or mail or fax the form with payment.

**Late fee of $25 will be added on registerations after

Monday, October 16th.


REGISTER

 


California Avocado Society's
2017 Annual Meeting
This year marks our 102nd Annual Meeting and it will be held
in Ventura County on October 20 - 21, 2017 
 
Friday Field Tour
Registration at Hansen Agricultural Center
(Directions to the fields will be given at Registration)
Best to register before October 20th
 
Fruit Growers Laboratories: Water, Leaf and soil analysis technologies along with some pathology analysis.
Brokaw Orchard:  High Density. Management changes over time.
Dominguez Orchard: High Density. Management and pruning.

Friday Evening President’s BBQ Reception
At Limoneira Ranch Headquarters.
It will be a special evening as members and friends network and share industry information.
 
(Download to Hansen Agricultural Center Directions)
(Linke to BBQ Reception Direction to Limonira Ranch HQ)

Saturday Annual Meeting
Held at Four Points by Sheraton Ventura Harbor, CA
1050 Schooner Drive, Ventura, CA, 93001
We have a great line up of speakers planned
 
Scott Bucy
Vice-President Fruit Growers Laboratories
Soil and Plant Analysis--Common and Not So Common Problems.
 
Dr. Raquel Folgado
Cryopreservation Researcher, The Huntington
Cryopreservation of Avocado Germplasm and New Technology Spin-offs for Propagation and Breeding.
 
Consuelo Fernandez
Director of International Cooperation, Brokaw Nursery
Gem Variety Management, and New Rootstocks.
 
Dr. Peggy Mauk
UCR Director of Ag Operations and CE Subtropical Specialist
Rootstock Trial Progress.
 
Brittany Collins
Owner and Chief Pilot, HawkEye Imaging
Remote Sensing Technology—Now and in the Future.
 
M. Cristina Léon 
CAS Board Member
Highlights of the CAS tour to Michoacan, Mexico.
 
Grower Panel
Shawn Martin, Organic Grower Carpinteria; Kevin Ball, Ag Land Services; Ed McFadden, Orchard Manager.
Moderated by Susan Estrada, Newsline Editor.

Awards: Oliver Atkins Award and Award of Honor.

You will find the pricing and detailed information for
Saturday's agenda, Friday's tours and President's reception on the registration pamphlet.
 
For the CAS's special rate rooms at the Four Points by Sheraton
for single/double rate $129 
Please call in-house reservations: 
(805) 658-1212 ext. 1290 (Mention "California Avocado Society" for the discounted rates.
Cutoff date for the special rates will be September 27, 2017.
 
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Holiday Inn Express & Suites Ventura Harbor
1080 Navigator Dr., Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 856-9533
http://www.ihg.com/holidayinnexpress
 
Harbortown Point Resort
1651 Anchors Way Dr., Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 650-9273
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Inn On The Beach
1175 S Seaward Ave., Ventura, CA 93001
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Comfort Inn Ventura Beach
2094 E Harbor Blvd, Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 653-5000
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Crowne Plaza Ventura Beach
450 E Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 648-2100
http://www.ihg.com/crowneplaza/
 
Wyndham Garden Ventura Pierpont Inn
550 Sanjon Rd., Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 643-6144
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Best Western Plus Inn of Ventura
708 E Thompson Blvd., Ventura, CA 93001
(805) 648-3101
http://book.bestwestern.com/bestwestern