Almonds: California is in full bloom

March 9, 2021 4:22 PM, Der AUDITOR
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MADRID/SACRAMENTO. Almost all of California is affected by moderate to exceptional drought this year. Experts reckon that this could result in rising prices.

Recovery phase might be coming

A white sea of blossoms adorns the Californian almond orchards and, except for a few late bloomers, most fields are in full splendour. The experts from Blue Diamond Almonds report high bee activity, but it remains to be seen how many fruit sets actually develop. The farmers will find out after the end of flowering. However, some fields are already showing that the high-yield year of 2020 has taken its toll on the trees. As a rule, the trees need a year to recover after such a record crop, which is why another increase in

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