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FROM THE FIELDS: Rain in AZ/CA Desert Growing Region

November 19, 2019

The Arizona/California desert growing region is forecast to receive rain later today/tonight.

  • Expected totals in the Yuma, Arizona area are upwards of 1” while the El Centro, California totals are lower at approximately 0.25”
  • Production will likely be affected by muddy conditions for the next several days; most growers are packing ahead today to cover orders
  • Temperatures for the duration of the week will remain in the low 70s (without rain)
  • Markon inspectors will be monitoring lettuce and leafy green supplies for any rain-related quality and shelf-life concerns

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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