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Cost of producing almonds in California a progress report by R. L. Adams

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Published by Agricultural Experiment Station in Berkeley, Cal .
Written in English


  • Almond industry,
  • Costs

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StatementR.L. Adams
SeriesBulletin -- no. 422, Bulletin (California Agricultural Experiment Station) -- 422.
The Physical Object
Pagination52 p. :
Number of Pages52
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25227841M

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Current Cost and Return Studies. Cost and return studies for fruit, vegetable, field, tree and vine crops, and animal commodities are available. To view the studies you may need to download Adobe Reader for free. Join our mailing list to receive notice of new cost study releases. To subscribe, send email to [email protected] Almonds Total cost of production, $3, per acre Cultural costs, $1,, 45% Land, $, 19% Cash overhead $ 11% Trees, $ 9% Harvest, $, 9% Equipment, $, 7%File Size: 2MB. Sample costs to establish an almond orchard and produce almonds under micro sprinkler irrigation in the Sacramento Valley are presented in this study. This study is intended as a guide only. It can be used to help guide production decisions, estimate potential returns, prepare budgets and evaluate production loans. SampleFile Size: KB.   Sample Costs to Establish an Orchard and Produce Almonds in the Sacramento Valley – ; Sample Costs to Produce Organic Almonds in the San Joaquin Valley - North - ; Free copies of these studies and other sample cost of production studies for .

U.S. come from California (Fig 1). Most California almonds are produced in the San Joaquin and Sacramento Valley regions. There are over 6, almond growers in California, who produce nearly one billion pounds of almonds each year! Fig 1 - Top Almond Producing State in the US. ON. ALMONDS 2. Almonds thrive in a climate that has. almond production. The yield of almonds has increased tremendously over the years. From to the average yields in California’s almond orchards remained relatively stable at approximately lbs/acre shelled almonds [10]. By , the yield had more than tripled. The increased use of irrigation contributed significantly to theFile Size: KB.   An earlier version quoted Pete Hemingway as saying to make 1 litre of almond milk, it takes 1, litres of water. Hemingway was referring to a study that found it .   Costs of almond production in California by Adams, R. L., , University of California, College of Agriculture, Agricultural Experiment Station edition, in EnglishPages:

The California Almond crop is growing! Costs to establish and produce almonds Economics of Almond Production. 43 Grower Return by Region for CY Northern Central Southern State Yield Per Acre 1, 1, 2, 2, Bearing Acres , , , ,   Over the last few decades, there’s been a shift from low value (cotton, rice) to high value (almonds, pistachios) agriculture in California as the effective cost of water has increased. The water footprint of California almonds avera liters per kilogram kernels (or, 12 liters per almond kernel), with substantial variation over the time period analyzed. Water footprint values also varied twofold across the production area, with the smallest water footprint being in the southern counties of California’s Central by: 9. Production Cultural Practices and Material Inputs 7 Labor, Equipment and Interest 9 Cash Overhead 10 Non-Cash Overhead 11 REFERENCES 13 Table 1. COSTS PER ACRE TO ESTABLISH AN ALMOND ORCHARD 14 Table 2. COSTS PER ACRE TO PRODUCE ALMONDS 16 Table 3. COSTS AND RETURNS PER ACRE TO PRODUCE ALMONDS 18 Table 4. MONTHLY CASH COSTS – ALMONDS File Size: 1MB.