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UPDATE: Fall 2018 Harvesting Transition

September 26, 2018

The iceberg harvesting transition from the Salinas Valley to Huron, California (the San Joaquin Valley region) will begin the week of October 15 and run through November. Salinas Valley growers will continue to harvest iceberg and leafy greens through mid-November.

  • Transfer fees from Huron, California to the Salinas Valley will take effect mid-October
  • The Yuma, Arizona growing season will start in a limited capacity the week of November 5; production will ramp up by the week of November 19       
  • Lettuce and leafy greens processing plants will make the transition to Yuma, Arizona the weekend of November 17 and 18
  • All Markon trucks will load in Yuma, Arizona Monday, November 19

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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