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FROM THE FIELDS: Transition Update

October 29, 2018
  • Initial reports from the desert growing regions have vegetable row crops five to eight days behind schedule
  • High temperatures and heavy rains, in late September and earlier this month, have stalled growth
  • California’s Salinas and Huron seasons are forecast to end earlier than expected (early November)
  • Expect tight supplies and lighter case weights for lettuce items across the industry during the earlier part of the desert growing season
  • Markon Inspectors will be in the desert region next week and will provide further updates

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for further information.

Blake Anderson

Quality Assurance

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