Almond Crop Forecast

Taylor Hillman General, Specialty Crops, Tree, nut & vine crops

The 2013 California Almond Objective Measurement Report by the United States Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service shows a decline for this year. Sabrina Hill reports.
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The forecast at 1.85 billion meat pounds, which down 7.5 percent from May’s subjective forecast and down 2 percent from last year’s crop.

Production for the Nonpareil variety is forecast at 650 million meat pounds. About 35 percent of California’s total almond production is nonpareil.

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