Live from the Fields: Salinas Valley Iceberg Lettuce

Iceberg Lettuce in California’s Salinas Valley

  • Markon First Crop (MFC) Premium Iceberg Lettuce is available in the Salinas Valley
  • Yields and case weights for iceberg lettuce in the Salinas Valley have improved due to favorable weather this week
  • Markon inspectors are working with growers to select the best lots for MFC orders
  • Sporadic rib blight is present in some lots, but overall quality and shelf life potential is very good
  • Light showers are forecast for Monday, April 16 and Thursday, April 19 along with cooler temperatures