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Walnut Production Forecast Down

September 5, 2019

The 2019 California walnut production is forecast at 630,000 tons, down 6.8 percent from 2018's production of 676,000 tons and even further down from last year's estimate of 690,000 tons.

New Crop sales should be available to consumers as early as next week... Read More

Almond Objective Estimate 2019

July 3, 2019

Today the National Agricultural Statistical Service published the objective estimate for the 2019 California Almond crop at 2.20 billion pounds based on 1.17 million bearing acres.

This is down 12% from May's Subjective Estimate and 3.5% down from last year's crop... Read More

Subjective Estimate

2.50 Billion Pounds Estimated
May 10, 2019

The NASS Subjective Estimate indicates the below:

"The initial subjective forecast for the 2019 California almond production is 2.50 billion pounds. Forecasted production is 9.6 percent above last year's production of 2.28 billion pounds... Read More

Subjective Estimate out Tomorrow 5/10

May 9, 2019

The Almond Subjective Estimate comes out tomorrow 5/10/2019

See the attached pdf from the Almond Board regarding pre-release information.

Great write up!

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Market Update 050619

May 6, 2019

ALMONDS:

Pricing is fairly stable.

Pollinators are becoming very short and it looks like it will come down to the wire again this year.

Non Pareil seems as if it will be the majority of the carry out again this year.

New crop is looking favorable, based on new bearing acres and average yield per acre we could see a 2.55+ billion pound crop.

The gap in pricing between NP and Pollinizers has closed significantly, from about 50 cents to as narrow as .05/#.

New crop is selling at a 10-15 cent discount.

NPS at $2.90-3.00.
Cal/Car $2.75-2.90
Manufactured $3.55-$3.70

WALNUTS:

Market is stable, shipments are good.

LHP $2.75
LMP $2.80
Pasteurized.

Crop is also coming along nicely... Read More

Almond Market Update

Feb 2019 Shipping Report
March 13, 2019

The latest Almond Shipping Report indicates steady demand as supply starts to dwindle and struggles some to cover customer needs like we saw last year.

Based on the latest report, final supply will come in 30 million pounds shorter than last year... Read More

Market Update 022019

February 20, 2019

ALMONDS

Shipping report was bullish last week. Another record month. Pricing is fairly stable even so.

Pollinators are becoming very short and it looks like it will come down to the wire again this year.

Nonpareil seems as if it will be the majority of the carry out again this year.

New crop is looking favorable, based on new bearing acres and average yield per acre we could see a 2.6 or 2.7 billion pound crop.

Chilling hours have been favorable as well as water conditions for a large yield per acre.

The gap in pricing between NP and Pollenizers has closed significantly, from about 50 cents to as narrow as 10-15.

NPS $2.95-3.15
Cal/Car $2.75-2.90
Manufactured $3.50-$3.75

There has been weird weather and a bit of Hail over the weekend... Read More

Last Update of the Year!

December 31, 2018

ALMONDS:

The next almond position report is scheduled to be released on January 11th and it will contain the final numbers for the 2018 crop receipts.

If receipts are off as much as many are saying (100-150 million lbs), prices will likely jump up even further post report.

Some larger companies have already started to realize this and have begun taking cover to get them through the Subjective estimate that comes out in May.

Some are saying that the Subjective estimate could be as high as 2.6 billion pounds for next year, not too much of a stretch really... Read More

Almond Position Report Released for November 2018

December 11, 2018

Overall a very strong report from the Almond Industry after an late start to the crop year.

Shipping is now being scheduled out into January as the market is busy shipping after a busy October and now confirmed November.

Total crop is still an estimate and the industry experts are now estimating under the NASS estimate by 50 million pounds at 3400 million lbs.

With just a quick review of this shipping report, we can expect sellers to increase their pricing levels over the next few weeks.
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Almond Mkt Update - Nov 2018

November 12, 2018

Shipments for October totalled 247.1 million pounds. This was ahead of last year and better than expected as many anticipated a lower number.

With shipments kicking off later this year we are seeing an increase as the market catches up with availability... Read More

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