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February 23, 2022

Northwest storage supplies remain on pace to be depleted sooner than normal. Elevated prices will persist.

  • Idaho/Oregon Markon First Crop (MFC) Onions will ship into April; supply typically runs into May
  • Utah MFC Onion stocks will be depleted in early to mid-March (similar to recent years)
  • Washington MFC Onions will begin to wind down in early April; supplies ordinarily run through May
  • Colorado storage onions will be depleted by the end of next week
  • Mexican onions (crossings into South Texas) remain limited; pricing is elevated
    • Rain is forecast for the Tampico growing area Thursday and Friday of this week
    • The Mexican market is strong, keeping many onions below the border
  • Texas-grown onions are on track to hit the market the week of March 9
  • California/Imperial Valley onions are slated to start shipping mid-April
  • The New Mexico season will open in early June

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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