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September 30, 2022

Romaine prices are rising.

  • Early September’s high temperatures have led to the development of internal and fringe burn, seeder core, and sunscald
  • Trimming damaged outer leaves during harvest is lowering case weights and overall yields at the field level
  • Mildew and thrip/aphid damage are prevalent due to persistently high temperatures
  • The presence of Impatiens Necrotic Spot Virus (INSV) and Sclerotinia has forced suppliers to cut ahead of their scheduled harvests to minimize crop loss

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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