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UPDATE: Strawberries

November 04, 2019

Strawberry supplies are tightening. Production is winding down in the Salinas/Watsonville area; stocks are also decreasing week over week in Santa Maria/Lompoc. Demand is strong; expect prices to climb.  

  • Salinas/Watsonville growers have begun the transition from berry fields to winter vegetable plantings
  • Shorter days combined with cooler nights have slowed plant growth and decreased yields in the Santa Maria/Lompoc area
  • Expect prices to begin climbing next week

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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