Merlo Farming Group

Commodity Prices

Recent Market Activity

E.g., 08/29/2016
E.g., 08/29/2016

Recent Almond Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
Nonpareil Inshell 7/14/16 2.81 2.55 10.20
Padre Inshell 7/06/16 1.98 2.19 -9.59
Mission Inshell 7/06/16 1.98 2.19 -9.59
Fritz 7/06/16 1.98 2.19 -9.59
California Inshell 7/06/16 2.00 2.20 -9.09

Recent Market Activity

E.g., 08/29/2016
E.g., 08/29/2016

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., 08/29/2016
E.g., 08/29/2016

Recent Walnut Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
Vina Inshell 3/09/16 0.74 0.60 23.33
Chandler Inshell 3/09/16 1.10 0.88 25.00
Tulare Inshell 3/09/16 0.87 0.72 20.83
Howard Inshell 3/09/16 0.87 0.72 20.83
Serr Inshell 3/09/16 0.81 0.65 24.62

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California Grower News

Everett Griner talks about the feral hog finding support in today’s Agri View. Feral Hog Image Changing Feral hogs. The image is changing. Not everywhere and...
In today’s California Kitchen, learn to cook amazing carrot fritters with The Untamed Chef, Albert J. Hernandez. Here is what you will need: 1 Cup Flour 3 Eggs 1...
Rob Johansson, USDA Chief Economist, with the new export forecasts for cotton. USDA Export Forecasts The post New USDA Export Forecasts for Cotton appeared first...
Contracted production for California processing tomatoes is forecast at 12.8 million tons, averaging 49.6 tons per acre. The current forecasted production is 11...

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