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UPDATE: Cold Weather in Arizona/California

December 20, 2017

Over the next few days, temperatures will dip below normal in most California and Southern Arizona growing regions.

  • Major crops that will be affected include: broccoli, cauliflower, celery, citrus, leafy greens, lettuces, and strawberries
  • Markon First Crop items are limited; Markon Best Available or packer label will be substituted as needed
  • Sustained cold weather conditions can stunt growth and slow plant maturity
  • Citrus groves may experience freeze damage if temperatures dip into the 20s for four or more hours; sprinklers and wind machines will used in most groves as frost prevention
  • With frost expected in the mornings in most growing regions, expect harvesting delays as crews must wait for temperatures to increase before they harvest fields

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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