FROM THE FIELDS: Rain in the Desert Growing Regions
January 09, 2018
The Coachella, California growing area has received between .25-.35” of rain with scattered showers expected into the night. Most growers in that area have cancelled harvesting. The heaviest rainfall and storm system has remained in the northern parts of the Los Angeles region.
Light rain (up to .10”) is expected in the Yuma, Arizona growing region later this afternoon along with winds up to 40mph.
Rain-related defects may develop, such as:
Premature pinking in processed items
Markon inspectors will monitor quality and supply levels closely and will update further as needed.
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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