UPDATE: CELERY

October 13, 2021

Celery prices are up and expected to remain active heading into the holiday season.

  • Markon First Crop Premium Celery is available
  • The Michigan season is winding down, shifting demand to the Salinas and Santa Maria Valleys
  • Oxnard production is forecast to start in late October/early November
    • Fields have been impacted by Fusarium disease, stunting growth and reducing harvestable yields
    • Insect pressure is also affecting some plantings located near artichoke and berry fields
  • The Florida season will begin in mid- to late December
  • Yuma, Arizona production will begin in late December/early January
  • Current demand is fairly strong and will increase in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving
  • Expect elevated/active markets through December at minimum

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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