The arctic cold front sweeping the nation this week is expected to bring freezing evening temperatures as far south as Central Florida heading into this holiday weekend.
- Overnight temperatures around 32F are expected December 23-25 and may damage plants in central regions of Florida
- Crops include bell peppers, cabbage, cucumbers, eggplant, green beans, squash, strawberries, and tomatoes
- Expect harvesting delays as crews start later during freezing conditions
- Strawberry volume will decrease yet quickly rebound with warmer weather forecast for early next week
- South Florida production started and will not experiece frost conditions this weekend
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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