Vegetables Notifications

Bell Peppers

Thurs, June 6th, 2024

Green bell pepper market...

Crop Update- Weather

Mon, May 20th, 2024

The inconsistent temperatures and moisture...


Mon, May 20th, 2024

Squash prices are escalating and supplies...

Brussels Sprouts

Thurs, May 16th, 2024

Brussels Sprout supplies are going to be...


Thurs, May 16th, 2024

Iceberg continues to be very limited in both..


Mon, Feb 19th, 2024

Prices for round tomatoes are escalating...


Wed, Jan 31st, 2024

Arugula are in very short supply...


Tues, Jan 23rd, 2024

Onion pricing continues to rise..

Yuma with Ice

Wed, Jan 10th, 2024

Another ice delay...


Wed, Jan 10th, 2024

Ice delays...

Yuma with Ice

Fri, Jan 5th, 2024

Ice delays today and...


Wed, Dec 13th, 2023

Marketing pricing for Northwest...


Fri, Dec 8th, 2023

Cauliflower supplies have started to tighten up...


Fri, Dec 8th, 2023

Asparagus supplies coming out of Peru and Mexico...

Chopped Romaine

Wed, Nov 29th, 2023

Chopped Romaine quality has recently...

Green Beans

Thurs, Nov 2nd, 2023

Green Beans still remain escalated due to weather conditions...


Thurs, Nov 2nd, 2023

Asparagus continues to be limited in all growing regions...

Annual Transition

Thurs, Nov 2nd, 2023

Seasonal shifts in climate affect the essential growing conditions....


Thurs, Nov 2nd, 2023

Broccoli supplies are tightening up in Salinas

Hurricane Lidia

Tues, Oct 10th, 2023

Hurricane Lidia has formed into a hurricane off the Pacific Ocean

Heat Advisory Salinas Valley

Fri, Oct 6th, 2023

WEATHER ALERT: The Salinas Valley is going through a significant heat wave...


Wed, Oct 4th, 2023

UPDATE: Cauliflower is getting tight as some suppliers in Salinas...

Sweet Baby Broccoli/Broccolini

Thurs, Sept 14th, 2023

UPDATE: Sweet Baby Broccoli is seeing extreme light supplies for the next 2-3 weeks

Romaine Hearts

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.

Green Onions

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...

Brussels Sprouts

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,...

Row Crops

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...

Row Crops

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...

Row Crops

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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