Avocado Monitoring - Citrus Monitoring - Flower Monitoring - Monitor Training

"Working for the Grower"

Owner Operator Training

Owner Operator AvoGreen®Training

Cathy is an experienced trainer with many years experience in the Avocado Industry AvoGreen® system, plus experience in the NZ Citrus Industry and working with export Flower growers. Integrated Pest Management is a vital practice, helping to cut down on the numbers of sprays applied in New Zealand and make any sprays that are used achieve maximum effectiveness.


  • Learning about the insects on your orchard
  • After training continued support 
  • Pest pressure alerts
CropCheck Ltd provide training for Owner-operators using the AIC  AvoGreen® training programme with both classroom and in-field sessions. More information is available on the Avocado Industry website or by contacting Cathy.

Call Cathy on 027-235-3919 to register your interest and obtain more details.

Refresher Training

Refresher training is required every 3 years. This is for all monitors, whether you are an Owner Operator or an Employee Monitor. There are limited courses which will be in classes of 4-6 participants and as we have sufficient numbers. So please register as soon as you have notification. Once your certificate expires, you will have to go through the full training or register your orchard with an operator.

The course includes:

Revision of:

Monitoring sheets

Orchard Maps

Orchard Sample Plan

Monitoring Calendar

AvoGreen® protocol

On Orchard monitoring techniques

This course is required for you to continue monitoring as an Owner Operator under the AvoGreen® programme.

Register your interest or book into the next training date by emailing now.



Full Training  
Date: Phone or email for the next class dates.
Course length: A 5 hour classroom session plus a 1 hour field session on day 1.  Buddying and further on-orchard training will be arranged as necessary with our trainer or experienced staff.
Venue: At a convenient location for trainers and attendees.
Cost: $300.00 per person +GST for full day, plus $75 +GST per additional 1 hour field training.
What to bring: All documentation and lunch will be provided. Please also bring a pen, clipboard, suitable orchard footwear.
Register here  
Refresher Training  
Date: Phone or email for the next class dates.
Course length: 4 - 5 hours
Venue: At a convenient location for trainers and attendees.
Cost: $150.00 per person +GST. Any additional on-orchard training will be at $75 +GST per 1 hour session.
What to bring: Your orchard Monitoring Sample Plan, Orchard Map, Monitoring Calendar, the last 12 months Monitoring Sheets,  Lens,  a pen, clipboard,  bottle of water, suitable orchard footwear
Register here  


  • A minimum number of three attendees are required for each session to go ahead.
  • If a course is cancelled due to lack of numbers or bad weather we will try to slot you into another, or your money back.

Owner Operator Support Package

We also offer a comprehensive follow-up and support package to Owner-operators following their AvoGreen training.

Price List

Illuminated Lense
(plus shipping $2.40)
Crop Monitoring
“One Off” Monitor
Note: Mileage and Travel time charges may apply

$20.00 incl GST

$75.00 +GST per Block


•    All Prices are GST exclusive. 
•    Group Owner Operator Support Package – Minimum of 3 Owner Operators per group.

Effective 7th November 2017

Details subject to change without notice.

Please note: an additional travel fee may apply. 

Email us for more information


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