Scattered showers and thunderstorms persist in the growing regions of New Mexico.
- Forecasts continue to call for as much as a 25% chance of rain
- Muddy, wet fields will slow harvesting
- Suppliers are adding extra dry time before sending onions to production and culling any stocks exhibiting quality concerns
- Loading times may be affected, as result
- Yellow onion prices continue to inch up; red onion markets are steady
- The New Mexico season will run through mid-August
- Summer heat persists in the San Joaquin Valley; daily temperature highs will range from 95° to 105° F
- Onions may exhibit occasional sun scalding, due to intense sunlight and heat; supplies exhibiting any excessive defects will be culled
- Stocks are sufficient; yellow onion pricing has also increased in reaction to activity in New Mexico
- The season is currently scheduled to run through late August
- The Idaho season is expected to get underway in mid-August
- Washington shipments will begin in mid-August
- Utah onions will hit the market late August
Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.
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