Tree nuts among commodities hit by $27B in losses from trade war

Details of the USDA study show tariffs on agricultural exports resulted in billions in losses, with specialty crops making up about 6% of those losses. more »

Commitment made to enforce federal competition laws that protect ag

In a marketplace that benefits a few large corporations instead of growers – which raises prices for consumers, but not for farmers – growers deserve the benefit of free and fair competition. more »

Blue Diamond almond growers featured on Rose Parade float

Participating for the fourth year in a row, Blue Diamond's float will feature four grower families dedicated to environmentally responsible farming, and will feature iconic almond blossoms. more »

Blue Diamond Almonds Market Report released

November's shipments showed a 16% decline compared to last year, with export markets representing over 143 million pounds of the total decline. more »

Almond conference focuses on growing global demand

Even with water shortages, supply chain bottlenecks and disruptions, and a roller coaster of costs and prices to growers, Almond Board of California's president remains optimistic, especially for global demand. more »

NASS suspends pecan estimates for December and January

The cooperative agreement funding for the Crop Production and Pecan Production reports was not renewed, resulting in the suspension of the estimates. more »

Industry growth during record crop year backed by California Walnut Board

Growers produced a record crop of 785,000 tons, a 20% gain over the 2019 crop. more »

USDA sets dates for the California walnuts continuance referendum

Growers who produced walnuts from Sept. 1, 2020 - Aug. 31, 2021 are eligible to vote in December to decide whether to keep the federal marketing order. more »

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