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January 6, 2023

Celery markets are declining as supplies increase in multiple growing regions.

  • Markon First Crop Celery is available in Oxnard and the Arizona/California desert growing regions
  • Oxnard, California is the primary growing region; disease (fusarium) pressure is not as prevalent compared to prior weeks
  • Santa Maria, California harvesting will continue year-round
  • Supplies are increasing in Oxnard and Santa Maria, California despite recent rain events over the past week totaling 1.75”; additional rain is forecast next week, totaling 1-2”
  • Arizona and California desert production is underway; additional Yuma fields will begin production next week
  • Florida production is ongoing; size profile has normalized and production is strong
  • Expect continued market declines as volume increases, pending significant rain in the Oxnard and Santa Maria growing regions

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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