July 15, 2024
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With Mexican avocado imports suspended, California growers must step up


Chris Sayer in an avocado orchard as his Petty Ranch in Ventura. (Rob Varela photo) With the United States decision to indefinitely ban avocado imports from Mexico, local growers in Ventura and Santa Barbara counties will try to fill the gap in the market. That should be profitable in the short term, but concerns grow…


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