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November 8, 2023

California’s San Joaquin Valley and Southern California citrus growing districts are forecast to receive a series of rain events starting Wednesday, November 15 through Friday November 17. Expect harvesting delays, tight supplies, and higher markets next week.

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) and Markon Essentials (ESS) 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 ahead of this rain event
  • Current quality is excellent and supplies are adequate

Porterville, CA

Oxnard, CA

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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