Merlo Farming Group

Commodity Prices

Recent Almond Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
Nonpareil Inshell 10/04/17 3.08 3.11 -0.96
Butte Inshell 9/25/17 2.19 2.36 -7.20
Monterey Inshell 9/25/17 2.28 2.52 -9.52
Padre Inshell 9/25/17 2.19 2.47 -11.34
Carmel Inshell 9/25/17 2.28 2.52 -9.52

Recent Market Activity

E.g., 04/22/2018
E.g., 04/22/2018

Recent Rice Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
Calrose 7/14/17 11.50 14.75 -22.03
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 10/04/17 1.32 1.05 25.71
Howard Inshell 10/04/17 1.20 0.95 26.32
Hartley Inshell 10/04/17 1.28 0.90 42.22
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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Commodity Forecasts and Reports

Not Your "Typical" El Niño

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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