Merlo Farming Group

Commodity Prices

Recent Market Activity

E.g., 09/27/2016
E.g., 09/27/2016

Recent Almond Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
Mission Inshell 9/09/16 1.93 1.93 0.00
Mission Inshell 9/09/16 1.93 1.93 0.00
Fritz 9/09/16 1.93 1.93 0.00
California Inshell 9/09/16 1.97 1.97 0.00
Nonpareil Inshell 9/09/16 2.65 2.65 0.00

Recent Market Activity

E.g., 09/27/2016
E.g., 09/27/2016

Recent Rice Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
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
2015 Calrose 5/12/15 17.00 16.15 5.26

Recent Market Activity

E.g., 09/27/2016
E.g., 09/27/2016

Recent Walnut Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
Howard Inshell 9/09/16 0.95 0.87 9.20
Chandler Inshell 9/09/16 1.05 1.10 -4.55
Hartley Inshell 3/09/16 0.90 0.47 91.49
Ashley Inshell 3/09/16 0.74 0.60 23.33
Payne 3/09/16 0.74 0.60 23.33

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California Grower News

There were no big surprises in Friday’s USDA report on cattle feedlot activities, but the placement numbers were pretty big. usdas-cattle-on-feed-report The...
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One way almond breeding is helping to reduce pests and disease is by looking for a happy medium between a tight shell and an easily cracked nut. http://agnetwest....
Among the controversial topics currently surrounding California agriculture is the twin tunnel project. President and CEO of the California Cotton Ginners and...

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