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Commodity Prices

Recent Market Activity

E.g., 06/27/2017
E.g., 06/27/2017

Recent Almond Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
Carmel Inshell 1/03/17 2.30 2.52 -8.73
Butte Inshell 1/03/17 2.09 2.36 -11.44
Mission Inshell 1/03/17 2.09 2.36 -11.44
Fritz 1/03/17 2.09 2.36 -11.44
California Inshell 1/03/17 2.30 2.52 -8.73

Recent Market Activity

E.g., 06/27/2017
E.g., 06/27/2017

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 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

House Agriculture Committee Chairman K. Michael Conaway (TX-11) and House Judiciary Committee Chairman, Bob Goodlatte (VA-6) sent a letter to U.S. Attorney General...
  Get the grill ready and grab the grilling tools. Cathy Isom reminds us about the one important grilling tool you won’t want to forget when firing up the BBQ...
Seed industry leaders are expecting corn replant rates this year to reach historic levels. Ryan Parkin of Beck’s Hybrids told DTN-The Progressive Farmer “this will...
Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue this week echoed his predecessor, telling U.S. House lawmakers the Department of Agriculture does not have the authority to...

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