News and Stories


June 04, 2020

Following this week’s heat spike in California’s Salinas, Santa Maria, and Watsonville regions, weather will cool to normal levels over the weekend, then heat up again by the middle of next week.    

  • Quality issues seen in pre-harvest inspections include growth cracks, insect damage, internal burn, mildew, seeders, sun scald, and tip burn (photos attached); harvesting crews will work diligently to remove or reduce quality issues    
  • Green leaf, iceberg, and romaine demand is currently moderate at best
    • Expect iceberg pricing to ease going into next week
    • Romaine and green leaf markets will remain depressed/steady

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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