January 29, 2023

California farmers

NASS Forecasts Smaller Almond Crop

The 2022 California Almond Objective Measurement Report published Friday by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) estimates that the crop harvested in 2022 will come in at 2.6 billion meat pounds, 11 percent below last year’s 2.9 billion pounds. The estimate is down 7% from NASS’s subjective forecast in May and comes in a