Merlo Farming Group

Commodity Prices

Recent Market Activity

E.g., 02/28/2017
E.g., 02/28/2017

Recent Almond Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
Monterey Inshell 1/03/17 2.30 2.52 -8.73
Sonora Inshell 1/03/17 2.83 3.00 -5.67
Nonpareil Inshell 1/03/17 2.83 3.00 -5.67
Padre Inshell 1/03/17 2.09 2.47 -15.38
Carmel Inshell 1/03/17 2.30 2.52 -8.73

Recent Market Activity

E.g., 02/28/2017
E.g., 02/28/2017

Recent Rice Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
Calrose 10/10/16 13.50 14.75 -8.47
Calrose 4/19/16 14.75 17.15 -13.99
2015 Calrose 7/12/15 17.15 17.05 0.59
2014 Calrose 7/12/15 17.00 16.00 6.25
2015 Calrose 6/26/15 17.05 17.00 0.29

Recent Market Activity

E.g., 02/28/2017
E.g., 02/28/2017

Recent Walnut Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
Chandler Inshell 10/10/16 1.04 1.05 -0.95
Howard Inshell 10/10/16 0.93 0.95 -2.11
Hartley Inshell 10/10/16 1.03 0.90 14.44
Howard Inshell 9/09/16 0.95 0.87 9.20
Chandler Inshell 9/09/16 1.05 1.10 -4.55

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California Grower News

According to California Citrus Mutual (CCM), this year’s Citrus Showcase will include a tarping demonstration and marketing discussion along with the latest...
Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Sabrina Hill. To listen or subscribe Subscribe in a reader The post Farm City Newsday...
As of March 1, 2017, all citrus loads traveling throughout the state of California have to be tarped. This regulation aims to reduce the accidental transportation...
Despite record low U.S. pork belly inventories, analysts say a bacon shortage is not likely. In early February, the Ohio Pork Council fueled alarms by publicizing...

News items courtesy of AG Net West.

Commodity Forecasts and Reports

Not Your "Typical" El Niño

Back in September Western Weather Group issued a special weather statement discussing El Niño, the Blob and the potential uncertainties heading into this year's "Godz

Almonds, a tough nut to water, under...

California's drought has sparked a controversy around one of the state's most popular crops: almonds.

THE FARM & TRADE REPORT

KEY MARKET HIGHLIGHTS: CA 2015 ACRES DOWN TOWARDS 350,000, TRENDING LOWER - California Snow Pack on April 1 Lowest on Record –Snow Gone – Reservoirs Draining!

2015 California Almond Objective...

California's 2015 almond production is forcast at 1.80 billion meat pounds, down 3 percent from May's subjective forecast and down 4 precent from last year's crop.

Almond Industry Position Report

Almond Industry Position Report 2014-2015 Crop Year