LIVE FROM THE FIELDS: Santa Maria Strawberry Update

View a Markon Live from the Fields video about strawberries in Santa Maria, California.

  • Strawberries in Santa Maria, CA are showing good size, strong texture, and sweet flavor
  • A light rain fell last night, but a more significant storm is expected by Thursday, March 1
  • Freezing temperatures last week caused significant damage to blooms and immature fruit
  • Harvesting crews have been stripping damaged berries for the last several days
  • Expect rain-related issues by the weekend and tightening supplies in mid-to-late March

Please contact your Markon customer service representative for further information.                                                                                                                                          

John Galvez
Quality Assurance

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February 27, 2018