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Florida winter storm update

- General News
Markon Cooperative released this update on the Florida weekend storm December 22, 2023.

Bell pepper supplies scarce with weather disruptions

- General News
Red bell pepper supplies are extremely scarce; prices have escalated. Green bell volume is lower; the California season is ending, and Florida fields have been affected by storms.

Onion prices rising as demand heats up

- General News
Markon Cooperative released this onion market update showing prices continue to increase as demand rises.

Higher Idaho potato yields lead to stable fall market

- General News
Markon Cooperative reports there will be enough supply to meet demand through the rest of the 2023-24 season due to higher yields.

Lettuce growers recovering from heat in Huron, CA

- General News
Markon First Crop (MFC) Green Leaf, Iceberg, and Romaine are sporadically available in Huron, California. Markon Best Available is being substituted as needed.

Tropical Storm Norma could affect West Mexico vegetables

- General News
Tropical Storm Norma made landfall Monday morning near the city of Culiacan, located in the Western Mexican state of Sinaloa.

Vanguard International releases global grape market report

- General News
Vanguard International USA, Inc., Issaquah, WA, released The Current State of the Global Grape Market: Weather Events and Market Reactions.

Grape prices remain high on lighter volume

- General News
Grape markets remain elevated. The California grape crop will be lighter this year due to quality challenges caused by rain from Tropical Storm Hilary.

USA Pear new crop hits stores

- General News
As autumn arrives, Pacific Northwest orchards are bursting with fresh pears and kicking off the fall harvest season to fill produce shelves across America with a versatile, flavorful and fiber-filled fruit.

PBNW releases 2023 pear estimate

- General News
With harvest underway throughout the four growing regions, Pear Bureau Northwest (PBNW) announces the first estimate of the 2023-24 fresh pear crop for Washington and Oregon.