2019 California Avocado Pre-season Crop Estimate, Market Statistics and Crop Projections Available Online
The California Avocado Commission (CAC) has released the 2019 California Avocado Pre-Season Crop Estimate and weekly harvest projections for the calendar year (January 1 through December 31). The report, which can be found online, includes the following information:
- Pre-Season industry volume estimates, by variety, based on AMRIC Handler survey responses
- Weekly harvest forecast utilizing AMRIC Handler survey percentages for Hass variety (four-year historical forecast used for Lamb and Other)
- Weekly harvest forecast comparison of four-year historical forecast versus AMRIC Handler Survey
To ensure California avocado growers remain informed about current industry trends and market dynamics, the Commission highly recommends that growers communicate with their handlers and grove managers on a regular basis as they begin to plan their harvest strategy for the 2019 season.
In addition, the Commission would like to remind growers that the California avocado grower website provides market statistics and crop projections to ensure growers have a wide range of up-to-date information to help them make an informed harvesting decision. The website includes the following: