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May 9, 2024

Warm, clear weather is aiding growth and increasing supplies in strawberry growing regions of Santa Maria and Salinas/Watsonville.

Santa Maria/Oxnard, California

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Strawberries are available
  • Quality has improved due to sunny weather
  • Expect markets to remain steady

Salinas/Watsonville, California

  • Production has started in Salinas/Watsonville
  • Weather conditions are improving
  • Quality is good; soft shoulders and green tips have been reported
  • Expect markets to remain steady
  • MFC Strawberries will begin shipping Wednesday, May 15

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for more information.

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