Tag: almond industry

2014 California Almond Market Forecast

Today NASS reported the Subjective Estimate for the 2014 crop is 1.95 billion pounds.  This is 2.5% below last year’s production of 2.0 billion pounds. Last year’s estimate was within 1% of the actual 2013 crop.  On average, the Subjective Estimate over the last five years has been within...

Almond Insights – 2014 Almond Crop Update

This report covers conditions and observations made between Monday, March 31 and Sunday, April 27, 2014. The next report is scheduled for Monday, May 26, 2014. However, in the event of any significant occurrences prior to that date, this site will be updated as soon as possible. Generally good...

Blue Diamond Almonds – 2014 Crop Update

This report covers conditions and observations made between Monday, March 17 and Sunday, March 30, 2014. The next report is scheduled for Monday, April 28, 2014. However, in the event of any significant occurrences prior to that date, this site will be updated as soon as possible.   Generally...

Blue Diamond Almonds Industry Update

March 11, 2014 The February California Almond Industry Position Report was released yesterday. Shipments for February were 149.3 million lbs, bringing the YTD total to 1,219.3 million lbs. YTD shipments are 3.6% above last year on a supply that is up a similar amount. The U.S. market continues to...

California’s Almond Orchards Emerge From a Rainy Weekend

  Foggy, overcast skies and wet conditions typified the weather in the almond growing region on Monday. Owing to the moisture-laden air, temperatures were quite stable during the day, with morning lows reported in the upper 40’s and afternoon highs rising into the mid and upper 50’s, with warmest locations...

More Rain Heading to California’s Almond Orchards

Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report for February 26, 2014 Overcast skies could be found throughout the almond-growing region in California on Wednesday as the first of two storms forecast to sweep across the state came on shore. Light, scattered showers began early in the morning, accompanied by winds of...

Rain Forecasted for California’s Almond Orchards

 Blue Diamond Almonds Bloom Report for February 24, 2014 Weather conditions provided the fourth consecutive day of good support for the 2014 bloom, with clear skies and calm winds providing plenty of opportunities for the bees to work the fields. Almond orchards across the region are seeing the early...