News and Stories


February 07, 2019


  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Red and Yellow Onions are readily available in the Northwest
  • White onions continue to be in a demand-exceeds-supply situation
  • Fresh-run Mexican red and yellow onions are beginning to cross into Texas; suppliers will assess quality before sending to market
  • Texas-grown fresh-run onions are expected to hit the market in mid-March
  • Packer label red, white, and yellow onions will remain available in Colorado through February  


  • Prices remain elevated
  • Heavy rainfall is diminishing California supplies
  • Florida stocks are increasing; favorable weather will promote plant growth and maturity
  • Mexican fruit (into South Texas and Yuma, Arizona) is available; however, increased demand is keeping markets high

White Russet Potatoes

  • White Russet potatoes will become available the week of March 4, 2019
  • Supplies are expected to remain on the market through July 31, 2019
  • The late start is due to a very limited 2017 seed crop, resulting in fewer total White Russet acres planted for the 2018/2019 season

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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