2018 NASS Objective Estimate Totals 2.45 Billion Pounds

Warren Cohen

Vice President of Sales

Today the National Agricultural Statistical Service of the USDA announced the 2018 objective estimate for the California almond crop at 2.45 billion pounds.  This is an increase of 6.5% from the subjective estimate of 2.3 billion pounds announced this past May.  This forecast is based on 1.07 million bearing acres.  The Nonpareil variety for 2018 is estimated to be down 0.8% while other varieties will contribute to the estimated increase in crop size.  The crop for 2017 is currently at 2.257 billion pounds against an objective estimate of 2.25 billion pounds…[Read More]