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Commodity Prices

Recent Market Activity

Recent Almond Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
Wood Colony 4/21/21 1.48 1.42 4.23
Monterey Meats 4/21/21 1.48 1.44 2.78
Carmel Meats 4/21/21 1.48 1.44 2.78
Independence 4/21/21 2.00 1.90 5.26
Sonora Inshell 4/21/21 2.20 2.05 7.32

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

The U.S. Senate has officially confirmed Dr. Jewel H. Bronaugh as the new Deputy Secretary of Agriculture. The Bronaugh confirmation is receiving significant...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) is forecasting another record almond crop for California. The 2021...
Get the latest agriculture news in today’s Farm City Newsday, hosted by Danielle Leal. Today’s show is filled with stories covering why flexibility is needed...
Investment in agrifood technology reached a record high in 2020 with expectations for that trend to continue. According to the 2020 AgriFood Tech Investment...

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