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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

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

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

California drought update; April showers in NorCal; and La Niña Looms

Drought update: how did California fare during 2015-2016 winter? The following excerpts on the drought situation in California come from a recent article by Daniel… [Read More]

April 22nd, 2016

Blue Diamond Almonds Market Update – April 13, 2016

Warren Cohen Director of International Sales Blue Diamond Almonds Overview – Almond Board shipment numbers for March were 161 million pounds.   This compares favorably with… [Read More]

April 13th, 2016

After burst of early-season heat, a sudden shift to active weather across California

The following excerpts on the drought situation in California come from a recent article by Daniel Swain from WeatherWest.com posted April 6, 2016 Essentially all of… [Read More]

April 7th, 2016