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Commodity Prices

Recent Market Activity

Recent Almond Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
Wood Colony 2/25/21 1.50 1.65 -9.09
California Inshell 2/25/21 1.47 1.56 -5.77
Butte Inshell 2/25/21 1.45 1.55 -6.45
Padre Inshell 2/25/21 1.45 1.55 -6.45
Mission Inshell 2/25/21 1.45 1.55 -6.45

Recent Market Activity

Recent Rice Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
Calrose 12/14/20 14.50 14.30 1.40
Calrose 10/20/20 14.30 15.00 -4.67
Calrose 5/01/20 15.00 14.00 7.14
Calrose 9/24/18 14.00 13.50 3.70
Calrose 9/18/18 13.50 11.50 17.39

Recent Market Activity

Recent Walnut Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
Howard Inshell 12/14/20 0.62 0.64 -3.13
Chandler Inshell 12/14/20 0.72 0.74 -2.70
Chandler Inshell 10/20/20 0.74 0.72 2.78
Howard Inshell 10/20/20 0.64 0.62 3.23
Howard Inshell 9/29/20 0.62 0.65 -4.62

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California Grower News

A new three-year partnership is aimed at helping expand the implementation of organic conservation practices. An agreement was recently made between the U.S....
The Preliminary Grape Crush Report for 2020 was recently released and shows a decline of nearly 14 percent from the year prior. Figures show that a total of 3,542,...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has been announcing new personnel to key positions within the department. Notable USDA leadership appointments include...
Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories including details on the upcoming...

News items courtesy of AG Net West.

Commodity Forecasts and Reports

Position Report June 2018

Each month, Almond Board of California publishes a position report, which contains the most recent almond trade statistics.

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.


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!

2017 California Almond Objective...

California's 2017 almond production is forecast at 2.25 billion meat pounds, up 2.3 percent from May's subjective forecast and up 5.1 percent from last year's crop.

Almond Industry Position Report

Almond Industry Position Report 2014-2015 Crop Year