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Rain delays California strawberry harvest

- General News
Santa Maria and Oxnard, California have received 0.50”- 0.75” of rain over the past 24 hours. Another storm is forecast for tonight December 2 through Sunday December 4.

Higher quality and yields projected for desert broccoli, cauliflower 

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Arizona and California desert growing areas have had some problems with cold and ice slowing harvest and limiting yields, but vegetable supplies are projected to increase.

Cold causes lettuce production delays in desert region

- General News
Colder areas of the Arizona/California desert growing region are experiencing light-to moderate lettuce ice this morning.

Strawberry market to stay high through November

- General News
Markon Cooperative released the following crop update. California strawberry quality continues to recover after heavy rainfall in all California growing regions. Expect to see quality challenges and elevated markets for the next 7-10 days.

Cold hits desert lettuce, but quality remains good

- General News
Temperatures in the Arizona/California desert growing region dipped into the mid-30°s to low 40°s this morning, causing light-to moderate lettuce ice to develop.

Price relief coming soon to lettuce markets

- General News
High prices persist for leaf, iceberg and romaine lettuce markets in early November, but volume is ramping up in desert growing regions.

Video shows Salinas lettuce damage

- General News
Markon Cooperative released a Live from the Fields video October 19, showing the damage and significant yield loss in Salinas Valley lettuce crops caused by soil disease and plant virus issues.

California Giant Berry Farms shares strawberry crop update

- General News
California Giant Berry Farms, a leader in fresh sustainable berries, today shared a strawberry crop update, forecasting for giant volumes of organic and conventionally grown strawberries ahead.

Potato market pressure eases

- General News
Northwest potato harvest continues, improving a low-supply/high demand situation from earlier this month. 

More quality problems in Salinas as rain follows heat

- General News
Markon Cooperative issued a new crop report on lettuce, leaf and row crop quality issues. The expected weekend rain came, with more forecast early this week, which will further stress product in the field and decrease shelf-life.