LIVE FROM THE FIELDS: Markon First Crop Iceberg in Yuma, Arizona

View a Markon Live from the Fields video about Markon First Crop Iceberg being harvested in Yuma, Arizona.

  • The temperatures in the Arizona/California desert region has been warmer than seasonal averages
  • Some instances of heat-related problems such as bottom rot, growth cracking, and weak tip are being found in the crop
  • Crews are trimming these defects and packing the best quality heads to meet MFC specifications
  • Current forecasts predict that temperatures will cool over the next several days; overall quality will remain very good

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for further information.

Blake Anderson
Quality Assurance

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December 06, 2017