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FROM THE FIELDS: Persistent Lettuce Ice in the Desert Growing Region

February 19, 2019

This morning’s ice in the desert growing region will cause two-to-three hour production delays today. Overnight temperatures dipped into the low 30s; harvesting crews will not start packing until 10:00-11:00 AM (MST). Warmer weather is expected by mid-week, but sporadic frosts may still occur in some areas.

Most crops are exhibiting epidermal blistering and frost-damage; however, leafy lettuce items such as romaine and green leaf are more susceptible due to their open frames.


Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

Erika Sanchez
Quality Assurance

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