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UPDATE: Domestic Markon First Crop Squash

June 03, 2016


Domestic Markon First Crop Yellow and Zucchini Squashes are available from growing regions on both coasts.


West Coast

  • The Santa Maria, California domestic summer squash season is underway
  • Quality is very good
  • Overall volume is expected to remain ample for several weeks
  • Growing conditions have been favorable apart from sporadic high winds that have caused occasional scarring in some fields
  • The West Coast domestic season typically runs through late October, pending weather

East Coast

  • Production is at its peak in Georgia; harvesting is winding down in North Florida
  • Scattered showers are forecast in Georgia for Saturday, June 4 and Sunday, June 5; these storms could cause occasional bruising and/or wind scarring
  • Volume is low in North Carolina; production will ramp up over the next two weeks
  • Squash harvesting will transition north to Michigan by early July

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.


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