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

 


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)
 
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.
 

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.