AM Live Ag Report

FRESNO, Calif.

Acreage for those crops increased for the summer quarter. A new state crop report shows carrots saw a 20 percent increase in acreage.

Plantings of other California-grown fresh vegetables have stayed stable or decreased slightly.

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Almond production is expected to break records again this year.

The latest estimate found farmers will produce nearly two billion pounds of almonds. Marketers say they expect to be able to sell the entire crop.

Marketers say demand for almonds remains strong. European sales are increasing, and there has been growing demand from China and India.

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