The subjective forecast for the 2018 almond crop is 2.3 billion pounds. That’s a 1.3% increase over last year’s production. Of course this is good news for the industry, even more so that it’s the first clue that damage from cold bloom-time temperatures may not be as bad as some expected. Almond Board of California’s Bryce Spycher said what growers did during those overnight-lows seems to have paid off.
Listen to Spycher’s interview.