Record California almond production in the works

For the second year in a row, California almond growers are expected to set a production record. Currently, there are nearly 1.2 million bearing almond acres in California, with yield expected to be 2,140 pounds per acre. Together, these factors lead USDA to estimate [...]

Higher almond production expected in 2018

Despite the freeze that hit during California’s almond bloom, 2018/19 production is forecast to increase slightly year over year, thanks to expanded acreage. Production is estimated at 2.30 billion pounds, up 2 percent from 2017/18, while yield is seen falling 4 percent to 2,150 [...]