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Commodity Prices

Recent Market Activity

Recent Almond Sales

VarietyDate of sale$ per poundPrevious% Change
Wood Colony 6/14/21 1.62 1.60 1.25
Monterey Meats 6/14/21 1.62 1.60 1.25
Carmel Meats 6/14/21 1.62 1.60 1.25
Independence 6/14/21 1.80 1.82 -1.10
Sonora Inshell 6/14/21 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 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
Chandler Inshell 9/29/20 0.72 0.75 -4.00

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California Grower News

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of the Army intend to update the definition of “waters of the United States.” The debt forgiveness...
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is expanding CLEAR30 to be a nationwide program. Ag producers and landowners currently enrolled in the Conservation...
A recent farm labor reform roundtable brought together Senate leadership, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack, and farm and farmworker organizations. The group...
In today’s California Kitchen, learn how to prepare Vegetarian Hollandaise with The Untamed Chef, Albert J Hernandez. Here is what you will need… 2 Egg...

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