The Latest Almond Industry News & Reports

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The Latest Almond Industry News & Reports

As the almond industry leader, Blue Diamond has deep expertise in all aspects of farming, innovation, product development and applications, trends, food safety and thought leadership. We gladly share that expertise with our growers, customers, and industry partners in order to promote the delicious and nutritious benefits of Blue Diamond’s almonds.

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Central 1 6-29-15

Unsettled late spring conditions in NorCal; La Niña Looms

The following excerpts on the drought situation in California come from a recent article by Daniel Swain from WeatherWest.com posted May 19, 2016 Cold low to… [Read More]

May 20th, 2016
Down-the-row shot of a Nonpareil.

Blue Diamond Almonds Market Update

Bill Morecraft Senior Vice President Overview – On Wednesday, the Almond Board of California announced April shipments of 167.5 million pounds, up nearly 11% from… [Read More]

May 16th, 2016
Developing Nonpareil nuts.

NASS Subjective Estimate for Almonds Announced at 2 Billion Pounds

The NASS Subjective Estimate was announced today at 2.0 billion lbs for the 2016 crop. The Subjective Estimate is  a telephone survey of a sampling of… [Read More]

May 10th, 2016
Developing Nonpareil nuts.

Unsettled Weather Across California Through this Weekend, With Thunderstorms Possible at Times

The following excerpts on the drought situation in California come from a recent article by Daniel Swain from WeatherWest.com posted May 3, 2016 Recent weather overview While… [Read More]

May 4th, 2016
Mel Machado, Director, Member Relations

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report for April 4th to May 1st, 2016

Mel Machado, Director, Member Relations This report covers conditions and observations made between Monday, April 4 and Sunday, May 1, 2016. Northern Region – Observers… [Read More]

May 2nd, 2016
Developing Nonpareil nuts.

NASS 2015 California Almond Acreage Report

Today the National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) reported the California’s 2015 almond acreage is estimated at 1,110,000 acres, up 6 percent from the 2014 revised acreage… [Read More]

April 27th, 2016