California almond

2017 California Almond Forecast

Dan Crop Forecast, Nuts & Grapes

The initial subjective forecast for the 2017 California almond production is 2.2 billion pounds. Forecasted production is 2.8 percent above last year’s production of 2.14 billion pounds. Forecasted bearing acreage for 2017 is 1,000,000. Forecasted yield is 2,200 pounds per acre, down 3.5 percent from the 2016 yield of 2,280 pounds per acre. The subjective production forecast is based on …

almond acreage

2016 California Almond Acreage Report

Dan Industry News Release, Nuts & Grapes

California’s 2016 almond acreage is estimated at 1,240,000 acres, up 7 percent from the 2015 revised acreage of 1,160,000.  Of the total acreage for 2016, 940,000 acres were bearing and 300,000 acres were non-bearing.  Preliminary bearing acreage for 2017 was estimated at 1,000,000 acres. Nonpareil continued to be the leading variety, followed by Monterey, Butte, Carmel, and Padre. Kern, Fresno, …