Never Stop Learning


  The best growers never stop learning. Of course, learning on the farm happens every day, whether we'd like it to or not. Forget to turn on the electric fence guarding the lettuce this spring, and you'll be reminded how quickly the critters will find it - and you won't make that mistake again. Other mistakes can be much more serious, and ongoing education is one key element in a productive, safe and profitable farm enterprise.
  Whether they want to or not, growers today have to engage in some types of continuing education simply to comply with existing regulations and ... (Read More...)

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4/15/2014 - CAC 2012-2013 Annual Report Now Available


The California Avocado Commission (CAC) announced that the 2012-2013 Annual Report is now available on the website. The 2012-2013 Annual Report is a strictly digital publication that can be viewed online as a digital flip-book or downloaded as a PDF. ...More
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4/14/2014 - Free NozzleCalc App from Greenleaf Technologies


Greenleaf Technologies is proud to announce the availability of the free NozzleCalc app. Chemical labels are recommending specific droplet sizes, making it imperative to select nozzles for droplet size and not simply GPA. Greenleaf developed this ...More

4/14/2014 - U.S. Drought Intensified Slightly in March


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4/14/2014 - New Mexico Reaping Bounty in Pecans as Other States Struggle


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