Index Fresh will host three avocado grower seminars on irrigation management in Southern California in August.

Titled "Mobile Irrigation Labs Irrigation Management on the Farm," they are the 11th in a series of educational sessions sponsored by the Riverside, Calif.-based grower-packer.

They are scheduled for 9-11 a.m., Aug. 19, Aug. 20 and Aug. 21.

Headlining each seminar will be Ben Faber, a University of California Cooperative Extension farm adviser for Ventura and Santa Barbara counties. He specializes in subtropical crops and water management.

On Aug. 19, G.W. Bates also will speak. On Aug. 20, Jamie Whiteford will talk and on Aug. 21, Lance Anderson will give a presentation.

The seminars are planned for:

• Aug. 19: San Luis Obispo, at the Embassy Suites “Edna Room.” Address: 333 Madonna Road, San Luis Obispo.

• Aug. 20: Oxnard, at the Homewood Suites by Hilton “Ventura Room.” Address: 1950 Solar Drive, Oxnard.

• August 21: Fallbrook, at the Pala Mesa Resort “Live Oak Room.” Address: 2001 Old Highway 395, Fallbrook.

If you missed a previous seminar, the presentations and videos are available online at