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FROM THE FIELDS: Lettuce Ice in the Desert Growing Region

February 07, 2019

Moderate to heavy lettuce ice will create harvesting delays throughout the Arizona/California desert growing region. Estimated production start times today will be between 9:30 to 10:30 AM MST; normal start time is 7:30 to 8:00 AM MST. Temperatures have dropped into the low to mid-30 degrees. Plant growth and maturity will be impacted.

Forecasts indicate freezing temperatures through Friday, February 8, with a warming trend next week.

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Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

Tyler Harris

Quality Assurance

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