Markets are rising as the Santa Maria spring crop winds down. Forecasts show slightly warmer weather over the weekend; expect weather to fall back into the cool and wet mornings by mid-next week, keeping production low.
- Markon First Crop (MFC) Strawberries are available
- Fruit size is small (20 to 24 berries per one-pound clamshell)
- Quality is good; occasional white shoulder, wind damage, and soft texture has been reported in some lots
- Spring crops are winding down; the fall crop is expected to begin in late July to early August
- MFC Strawberries are available
- Fruit size is gradually becoming smaller (18 to 22 berries per one-pound clamshell)
- Quality is good; green shoulders and occasional mildew has been reported
- Cool and wet mornings in coastal regions is keeping production low
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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