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UPDATE: Rain Continues to Impact California Strawberry Production

March 06, 2019

Rain continues to impact the major California strawberry growing regions. Prices are rising; supplies will remain limited over the next two weeks.                                                 

  • The Oxnard and Santa Maria, California growing regions received approximately one and a half inches of rain yesterday
    • Comparable amounts are forecast today
    • Growers will walk the fields tomorrow and cull damaged fruit
  • The Florida season is past peak production; supplies will 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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