UPDATE: Rain Continues to Impact California Strawberry Production
March 04, 2019
Continuous rain events are impacting the major California strawberry growing regions. Expect prices to rise; supplies will remain limited over the next two weeks.
The Oxnard and Santa Maria, California growing regions received over an inch of rain this past weekend
Another series of rain events is expected to hit tomorrow, Tuesday, March 5 and continue through Thursday, March 7, bringing up to three more inches of rain
Most growers will be forced to cancel harvests due to muddy field conditions and damaged fruit
The Florida season is past peak production; supplies will continue to decline over the next several weeks
Limited quantities of Mexican berries are being shipped into South Texas; most suppliers have ended production for the season
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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