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Blue Diamond Growers Almond Market Update – July 2016

  Bill Morecraft Senior Vice President Overview – The ABC Position report was released on July 12, showing June shipments at 174 million lbs., up… [Read More]

July 13th, 2016

NASS Objective Estimate

NASS Objective Estimate Bill Morecraft Senior Vice President Global Ingredients The USDA released its 2016 California Almond Crop Objective Estimate, projecting a crop of 2.05… [Read More]

July 6th, 2016

Blue Diamond Growers Almond Market Update – June 2016

  Bill Morecraft – Senior Vice President Overview – The Almond Board of California released the May Position Report on Friday June 10. Shipments for… [Read More]

June 13th, 2016

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

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

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