Agronometrics in Charts
Agronometrics in Charts: Avocado prices begin to recover as Mexico winds down
Colin Fain analyzes what has been happening in the U.S. avocado market this year and provides some guesses as to what may happen over the coming months.
June 02 , 2020
Agronometrics in Charts: Plummeting asparagus volumes from Peru boost prices
The Covid-19 pandemic has led to volumes of Peruvian asparagus in the U.S. sharply falling, resulting in a big spike in prices.
May 26 , 2020
Agronometrics in Charts: The role of Mexican blueberries in the U.S. market
The rise of Mexican blueberries in the U.S. market has been no small achievement. In 2010, they represented a mere blip on the map.
May 19 , 2020
Agronometrics in Charts: The effects of Covid-19 on Florida's blueberry season
It's been a complicated few weeks for the U.S.'s earlier blueberry production region, as Colin Fain explains in this analysis illustrated with charts.
May 06 , 2020
Agronometrics in Charts: A snapshot of Chilean stonefruit pricing in the U.S.
Prices of Chilean plums, nectarines and peaches in the U.S. market this year have generally been significantly higher than in previous seasons.
April 28 , 2020
Berries in Charts: Large volumes and Covid-19 lead to low prices across the board
Price declines have not been limited to blueberries in the berry category, but also raspberries, blackberries, and to a lesser extent, strawberries.
April 21 , 2020
Blueberries in Charts: Florida's prices far lower than last year
As Mexican blueberry volumes have increased in the past 5 years and Covid-19 uncertainty impacts pricing, uncertainty arises for Florida blueberries.
April 14 , 2020
Avocados in Charts: Forecasting in an unstable market
Colin Fain of Agronometrics provides an in-depth analysis of the U.S. avocado market, asking what happened with Mexico's expected volumes that never materialized, and estimating what could be in store with the California and Peruvian crops and the Covid-19 pandemic.
March 31 , 2020
Agronometrics in Charts: Using data to predict Covid-19's potential impacts on the produce industry
Data from the 2008 financial crash speaks to the produce industry's resilience and ability to weather massive economic shocks that will send many other sectors under.
March 24 , 2020
Stonefruit in Charts: Prices of Chilean fruit in the U.S. market
While prices of one stonefruit category have fallen in line with previous seasons, another has shot up and another is running much higher and more stable than last year.
March 17 , 2020