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UPDATE: Idaho Potato - Cold Weather Forecast

September 25, 2019

Cold weather is expected in Idaho next week. Temperatures must be above 30 degrees F for potato production to proceed without jeopardizing the integrity of the crop. Not enough volume has been harvested for suppliers to utilize their onsite storage stocks. 

  • Internal black spotting and bruising can occur when raw product is hauled at low temperatures
  • Markon recommends loading heavier this week in order to avoid quality issues
  • Below is a weather forecast (in Fahrenheit) for the next week

weather forecast

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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