Weds, Sept 20th, 2023
Iceberg supplies are tightening up. Current iceberg fields in the Salinas Valley are seeing Bottom Rot and Riblight.
Sweet Baby Broccoli/Broccolini
Thurs, Sept 14th, 2023
UPDATE: Sweet Baby Broccoli is seeing extreme light supplies for the next 2-3 weeks
Thurs, Sept 14th, 2023
UPDATE: INSV has started to affect Romaine Heart fields in the Salinas Valley.
Thurs, August 31st, 2023
UPDATE: Cauliflower is getting tight as suppliers are now calling sold out for the rest of the week...
Post-Tropical Storm Hilary
Tues, August 22nd, 2023
Tropical Storm Hilary brought heavy rain and winds to Southern California and Baja.
Green Onions/ Hurricane Hilary
Tues, August 22nd, 2023
The heat over the last eight weeks in the Mexicali area has started to cause quality and supply issues on Green Onions.
Weather Alert: Tropical Storm Hilary
Wed, August 16th, 2023
Tropical Storm Hilary has formed in the Pacific. Will likely strengthen into a hurricane by Thursday before it collapses in the cooler ocean waters to the north. Hilary has the potential to bring impacts to the Baja California Peninsula and portions of the southwestern United States this weekend.
Mon, August 14th, 2023
UPDATE: The heat over the last few weeks in the Mexicali area is starting to cause quality and supply issues on Green Onions...
Thurs, August 10th, 2023
Very light supplies continue on Brussels sprouts due to lower yields. Short supplies are expected to be short for a couple more weeks. Growers are still seeing seeders, some internal decay along with insect pressure. The seeder is also causing the Brussels to be misshapen (longer than normal).
Tues, August 8th, 2023
Broccoli has started to suffer due to the high temps experienced the past few weeks..
Crop Outlook: July
Tues, July 18th, 2023
A strong heat wave is expected over the next several weeks and will impact many growing regions across the state...
Fri, June 23rd, 2023
Celery supplies continue to be extremely limited due to the many rainstorms Salinas & Oxnard experienced the last few months. Celery shippers in Salinas are behind schedule with product not sizing up....
Wed, June 21st, 2023
Asparagus supplies are extremely tight right now. Central Mexico, Baja, and Guanajuato production has slowed down due to heat in the fields....
Tue, April 25th, 2023
Cauliflower supplies continue to be extremely limited in Salinas and Santa Maria. Due to the recent continuous cold, wet, and rainy weather, ...
Broccolini/Sweet Baby Broccoli/Artisan Broccoli
Thu, March 2nd, 2023
Broccolini/Sweet Baby Broccoli/Artisan Broccoli supplies continue to be extremely tight. THIS IS AN INDUSTRY-WIDE SHORTAGE...
Asparagus, Limes and Broccolini/Sweet Baby Broccoli/Artisan Broccoli
Fri, February 17th, 2023
With recent weather and transition conditions, we wanted to provide an update on the following commodities: Asparagus, Limes and Broccolini/Sweet Baby...
Mint, Arugula, Broccoli
Tue, December 13th, 2022
As we continue to monitor the latest commodity reports, we wanted to share some insights regarding the following commodities: Mint, Arugula, and...
Yuma transition, lettuce, and berries
Wed, November 9th, 2022
The western vegetable industry continues to experience a series of challenges due to extreme weather and heavy disease pressure resulting in lower yields,...
Tue, November 1st, 2022
UPDATE: Row crop supplies the next couple weeks will be worse off as the Salinas season comes to an end. We now are seeing product in all areas so...
Thu, October 6th, 2022
UPDATE: All lettuce, leaf, broccoli and cauliflower packs all continue to be in a demand exceeds situation. The recent heat and rain continue to cause...
Fri, September 16th, 2022
The Salinas Valley growing region is expected to be hit with its first storm this Sunday lasting until Tuesday. This storm will bring up to an inch of...
August 26th, 2022
Tomato prices are continuing to rise. Supplies are limited as inclement weather is affecting production in Mexico and the East Coast...
Green Onion Market Update
Wed, August 17th, 2022
Over the last few weeks, the green onion supply has tightened up significantly as the extreme high heat during the planting and growing season has been...
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