UPDATE: CALIFORNIA CITRUS

December 23, 2021

California’s San Joaquin Valley will receive a series of rain events starting Thursday, December 23 and continuing through Wednesday December 29. Expect harvesting delays, tight supplies, and higher markets into next week.

  • Markon First Crop and Markon Essentials Lemons and Oranges are available
  • Growers cannot harvest fruit when orchards are wet
    • If picked when wet, the rind will break down and discoloration will develop
    • Mud and standing water may limit crews’ ability to get equipment into orchards
    • Markon has requested that suppliers pack next week’s orders today and through the weekend to get ahead of this rain event
  • Current quality is excellent and supplies are adequate
  • Navel orange gas times have fallen to 24-48 hours

Delano, CA

Kingsburg, CA

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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