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FROM THE FIELDS: Rain in Yuma, AZ and Oxnard, CA

November 26, 2019

The Yuma, Arizona desert and Oxnard, California regions are forecast to receive rain this week.

  • Expected totals in Yuma are 1/2” on Thursday, November 28
  • Oxnard totals are substantially higher, with upwards of 2” starting Wednesday, November 27 through the weekend
    • Even more rain is expected the following week
    • Tender leaf items will be sourced from the desert growing region to cover orders       
  • Production will be affected by muddy conditions for the next several days; growers will pack ahead today
  • 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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