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Commodity Prices

Recent Market Activity

Recent Almond Pricing

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
Wood Colony 7/28/21 2.00 1.94 3.09
Monterey Meats 7/28/21 2.00 1.94 3.09
Carmel Meats 7/28/21 2.00 1.94 3.09
Independence 7/28/21 2.45 2.25 8.89
Sonora Inshell 7/28/21 2.75 2.75 0.00

Recent Market Activity

Recent Rice Pricing

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 Walnut Pricing

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

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Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering the strong demand for N95...
A recent episode of the Almond Journey podcast from the Almond Board of California (ABC) highlights one producer’s experiences with dust reduction. Bret Sill is the...

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