Iceberg markets are up following reduced yields in the Arizona and California desert regions; green leaf and romaine prices are inching higher as well.
California can’t shake the gray. The deluge and flood risk should lighten up by Tuesday, but there is a high chance of isolated showers continuing through Wednesday.
Rain is expected in the Oxnard, California, growing region starting Sunday, February 18 and continuing through Wednesday, February 21.
A weather-related bump in demand for truckload capacity pushed spot freight volumes to all-time highs for January, reported DAT Freight & Analytics, which operates the DAT One online freight marketplace and DAT iQ data analytics service.
While it’s true weather has always been unpredictable, the last few years have proven this is now a vast understatement—with devastating weather events seeming to be the new normal.
Some of Markon Cooperative's Markon First Crop (MFC) Iceberg and Leaf Lettuce items are not available this week with Markon Best Available or packer brand are being substituted as needed.
Ocean Mist Farms, the leading grower and marketer of fresh artichokes in North America, announces their first Frost-Kissed crop of the season currently being harvested out of their southern growing region in Coachella, Calif.
Cold temperatures and lettuce ice are developing in the Arizona/California desert growing region. Markon First Crop (MFC) Green Leaf, Iceberg, and Romaine packs are available.
Winter is making up for lost time. Back-to-back storms Ember and Finn brought wintery weather to most of the United States over the weekend, including ice to lettuce-growing regions in Arizona and more rain for water-logged Florida.
A series of winter cold fronts are expected over the next week in the Arizona-California desert growing region, bringing a pattern of light rain followed by cool temperatures and lettuce ice conditions.