“2014 Almond Crop”

Active weather pattern on tap for California; high uncertainty remains regarding precipitation amounts

The following excerpts on the drought situation in California come from a recent article by Daniel Swain from WeatherWest.com posted November 27, 2014.  Overview of… [Read More]

December 1st, 2014

A dry start to autumn for most of California as amplified North American pattern continues; Prospects for rain murky

Extreme atmospheric wave pattern returns to North America The following excerpts on the drought situation in California come from a recent article by Daniel Swain… [Read More]

November 18th, 2014
Bill Morecraft portrait

Blue Diamond Almonds – Industry Update – November 12, 2014

Overview – The Almond Board of California’s October Position report shows 2014 Crop receipts at 1.516 billion lbs. As the situation clarifies, the 2014 almond… [Read More]

November 12th, 2014
Mel Machado

Blue Diamond Almonds – Harvest Update

This is the final report of the 2014 almond crop year, covering the conditions and observations made between Monday, September 29 and Sunday, October 26,… [Read More]

October 27th, 2014

Shift to More Unsettled Weather Pattern Across Northern California……..

“Shift to more unsettled weather pattern across Northern California, but no major rain events on the horizon,” says Daniel Swain of WeatherWest.com.  The following excerpts… [Read More]

October 15th, 2014
Bill Morecraft portrait

Blue Diamond Almonds – Industry Update – October 10, 2014

Overview – The California Almond Board reported shipments for the month of September of 163 million pounds, off -8% for the month compared to the… [Read More]

October 10th, 2014