Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Almond industry expecting 2.2 billion pound crop in 2017

Almond producers in California think they'll harvest a 2.2 billion pound crop this summer, an increase of 2.8 percent from last year's production of 2.14 billion pounds, according to the National Agriculture Statistics Service in Sacramento.

Nut set has reportedly been good despite stormy weather during the bloom in February, producers told NASS in a survey.

For more on this, including what the expectations are for the market going forward, watch for my coverage at CapitalPress.com.

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