Markon Cooperative reports the Arizona/California desert growing region is experiencing temperatures in the upper 20°s to mid-30°s this morning, causing widespread lettuce ice to form on lettuce and desert row crop items.
A recent Rural Migration News article covers much more than the topic of the headline, “Alternatives to hand labor in lettuce.” Actually, it’s a great brief survey of today’s lettuce industry from dirt level.
Vertical Roots operates the largest vertical container farm enterprise in the country, with its headquarters and R&D center in Charleston, SC and farm sites in Atlanta, GA, Columbia, SC, and Charleston, SC.
Below freezing temperatures hit the Arizona/California desert growing region again this week, which will cause production delays.
The continuing low temperatures in the California and Arizona desert growing regions will start to increase prices soon.
While New York City bathed in balmy 60-degree temps, Southwestern growing regions shivered in the low 30's. If you thought that combination is a guarantee for high market prices, you'd be wrong.
Below freezing weather in the California and Arizona desert areas is causing harvest and packing delays on lettuce varieties.
Growers in the Arizona-California desert growing region are experiencing ideal weather conditions with highs in the 80s this week, which is increasing growth and volumes.
Lettuce is sometimes called a gambler’s crop. If so, it’s been on a roll.
You may have things to be thankful for this year, but fresh produce buyers are struggling …