UPDATE SUMMARY: WEEK OF MAY 13, 2019
May 16, 2019
Yields are lower in both California and Mexico; rain and cold weather over the past several months have stunted growth and delayed planting schedules
The Salinas/Castroville season will begin later this month, but stocks will remain tight; heavy winter rains delayed planting and slowed maturity
Volume will remain extremely low through June; expect high prices
New crop, fresh-run Markon First Crop (MFC) Onions are readily available in California’s Imperial Valley and South Texas
The MFC Idaho/Oregon storage crop season will conclude this week
Storage crop MFC Yellow Onions will be available in Washington through the month of May; MFC Red Onions have been depleted
Limited supplies of MFC Yellow Onions will become available in New Mexico next week; MFC Red Onions will start shipping the week of June 3
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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