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UPDATE: Monsoon Storm in Yuma Valley

September 10, 2015


A severe thunderstorm hit the Yuma, Arizona growing region early afternoon Tuesday, September 8th that recorded as much as 5.83 inches of rain in some areas. 


  • The Yuma, Arizona growing region is the main growing region in the winter for iceberg, leaf, broccoli, cauliflower and tender leaf items that will begin harvest in November
  • The planting process for early November harvest has already begun, heavy flooding and muddy field conditions will potentially disrupt early harvest 
  • The beginning part of the Yuma season in November is expected to be impacted by this weather event


Markon will update as we get more information.


Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.


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