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Almond harvest difficulties

A late spring bloom accompanied by untimely rains and lower than normal temperatures delayed California’s almond harvest this year. Compared to recent seasons, growers are also experiencing highe... more »
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California almond acreage drops again in 2023

California’s total almond acreage dropped again in 2023, this time by about 74,000 acres, making two years in a row that acreage has decreased, something that has not happened since at least 1995, a... more »

Meridian Growers releases update on pricing of pistachios and almonds

Meridian Growers provided an update on pistachio and almond pricing on Nov. 14, 2023. PISTACHIOS "Not much change from last week on inshell pricing. Have seen a softening on kernel prices especially... more »
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Evolving MRL landscape puts premium on grower, handler communication

There are many important reasons why almond growers should have regular and serious conversations with their handlers. One of them involves the global regulatory landscape associated with Ma... more »

Blue Diamond Growers shares the October almond position report

Laura Gerhard, vice president for Blue Diamond Growers, provided the latest almond market update on Nov. 17, 2023 which details an overview of October's almond market, including shipments. OCTOBER 20... more »

Western Growers elects Stuart Woolf as new chair of the board

Stuart Woolf, president and CEO of Woolf Farming & Processing, will serve as chair of the Western Growers board of directors for a two-year term. Woolf was first elected to the Western Growers Boa... more »

ABC recommends marketing order amendment, grower referendum needed

The ABC Board of Directors recommended to USDA proposed amendments to the marketing order that are administrative or modernizing in nature and establish borrowing authority when it is financially prud... more »

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