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UPDATE: Strawberries

October 31, 2017

Markon First Crop Strawberries are limited; Markon Best Available is being substituted as needed. The first significant rain event of California’s fall/winter growing season is forecast for this weekend. Oxnard, Salinas, Santa Maria, and Watsonville, California are all forecast to receive rainfall this Saturday, November 4 through Monday, November 6.

  • Salinas/Watsonville is calling for approximately 0.25” to 0.50”
    • The season is winding down
    • Shipments are expected to come to an end after this weekend
  • Santa Maria will receive approximately 0.25” to 0.50”
  • Saturday, Sunday, and Monday orders will be packed ahead; expect limited availability early next week
  • Quality will suffer; Markon recommends ordering for quick turns
  • Availability is limited as the season is just ramping up
  • Stocks will further tighten next week, but the younger plants should recover quickly from water damage
  • Limited shipments are crossing into South Texas this week
  • Volume will be low for the next several weeks
  • Oxnard is forecast to receive 0.25”
  • The Mexican season is slowly getting underway; weather is favorable

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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