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


 Download all year PDF here.


California Avocado Growers Seminars Series 2018

Scheduled Dates and Topics

 

February Seminar Topic
Pest Monitoring and Management

Speakers:

Mark Hoddle: Extension Specialist in Biological Control at University of California, Riverside

Avocado pests currently here.
Their biology and control.
What pests to expect in the future.
 
Dates/Times/Locations:

Tuesday, February 6, 2018,
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.,
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 2156 Sierra Way, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Wednesday, February 7, 2018,
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.,
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 669 County Square Dr. Ventura, CA 93003
Thursday, February 8, 2018,
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.,
Fallbrook Public Utility District Board Rm., 990 East Mission Rd. Fallbrook, CA 92028
 

April Seminar Topic
Old and New Smart Agriculture

 

Speakers:

Khaled Bali: Director and Irrigation/Water Management Advisor at UCCE-Imperial County/ UC Desert Research & Extension Center
Tim Spann: 
California Avocado Commission Research Program Director

In with the Good, Out with the Bad!
What stil works:
Soil augers, tensiometers, multisensors with data loggers, soil maps, fertilizer schedules and Crowely's Nutrient Management Calculator.
 

Dates/Times/Locations:

Tuesday, April 17, 2018,
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.,
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 2156 Sierra Way, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Wednesday, April 18, 2018,
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.,
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 669 County Square Dr. Ventura, CA 93003
Thursday, April 19, 2018,
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.,
Fallbrook Public Utility District Board Rm., 990 East Mission Rd. Fallbrook, CA 92028

June Seminar Topic
Irrigation: Selection of Sensors, Emitters, Injectors and Reading Water Reports

Speaker:
 
Stuart Styles: Director of Irrigation Training & Research Center, Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo.

Selection of sensors, emitters
Reading water reports
Injectors
 

Dates/Times/Locations:

Tuesday, June 5, 2018,
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.,
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 2156 Sierra Way, San Luis Obispo, CA 93401
Wednesday, June 6, 2018,
9:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.,
UC Cooperative Extension Office Auditorium, 669 County Square Dr. Ventura, CA 93003
Thursday, June 7, 2018,
1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.,
Fallbrook Public Utility District Board Rm., 990 East Mission Rd. Fallbrook, CA 92028

August Seminar Topic
Grower Seminar and Field Tour

 

Details to come.

Dates/Times/Locations: One site only

Wednesday, August 1, 2018,
10:00 - 2:00 p.m.,
South Coast Research & Extension Center Conference Room, 7601 Irvine Blvd., Irvine, CA 92818