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UPDATE: Salinas, California Weather Outlook

June 19, 2017

A high pressure system is creating unseasonably high temperatures in California. Central California growing regions will experience temperatures 10-20 degrees above normal this week. By Monday, June 26, a slight cool down is expected, but temperatures will remain elevated.  

  • Markon First Crop Premium Green Leaf, Iceberg, Romaine, and Strawberries are sporadic; Markon Best Available will be substituted as needed
  • Higher temperatures will promote crop growth, but can also create heat-related quality challenges and shelf-life issues in lettuces, leafy greens, and strawberries
  • Expect more burn, dehydration, growth cracks, and sunscald
  • Harvesting crews will be starting as early as possible to avoid peak temperatures

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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