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USDA NASS reports California’s 2017 grape acreage

The USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service recently reported on California winegrapes acreage during 2017. The winegrapes acreage was estimated at 599,000 acres. Of the total acres, 560,000 were bearing and 39,000 were non-bearing. Chardonnay continued... more »

Final California grape crush numbers released

The United States Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service on March 9 released finalized numbers for the California grape crush. The 2017 crush totaled 4,239,836 tons, up 0.5 percent from the 2016 crush of... more »

H-2A wage rates projected for 2017

The National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has released core data that will be used to calculate the Adverse Effect Wage Rate (AEWR) for 2017. The AEWR in Washington and Oregon will likely rise 5.44 percent... more »

NASS releases final 2015 apple crop figure

 USDA’s National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) has just published the agency’s final estimate for the 2015 apple crop in the July 6 edition of Noncitrus Fruits and Nuts. The final figure for the 2015 apple crop... more »

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