Fresh Crop Report Week of March 4, 2018

Fresh Crop Report – Week of March 4, 2018

  • The Arizona/California desert region has experienced 11 days of lower than normal temperatures. This trend of freezing weather is limiting lettuce and leaf supplies. Expect rising prices through this week; markets should stabilize next week as normal temperatures return.
  • The cauliflower market is rising now; broccoli prices will follow suit in the coming weeks.
  • Freezing temperatures in the Oxnard and Santa Maria, California growing regions have affected strawberry production