Merlo Farming Group

Commodity Prices

Recent Market Activity

Recent Almond Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
Nonpareil Inshell 10/20/20 1.85 2.00 -7.50
Butte Inshell 9/08/20 1.53 1.43 6.99
Fritz 9/08/20 1.53 1.43 6.99
Padre Inshell 9/08/20 1.53 1.53 0.00
Butte Inshell 9/08/20 1.53 1.43 6.99

Recent Market Activity

Recent Rice Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
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
Calrose 7/14/17 11.50 14.75 -22.03

Recent Market Activity

Recent Walnut Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
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
Chandler Inshell 9/29/20 0.72 0.75 -4.00
Chandler Inshell 4/30/20 0.75 1.10 -31.82

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California Grower News

Local and state officials are working to address the recent uptick in trappings of Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) in the Kern County area. There have been 74 ACP...
Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering organic sales staying...
The application period is open for the 2021-2022 beef industry scholarships sponsored by CME Group. National Cattlemen’s Foundation awards $1,500 scholarships to...
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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