Weather, crop transitions, pandemic, and other factors impact a number of items.

Dairy: As the dairy industry continues to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic and current market conditions, it’s become evident that stabilizing and increasing raw milk prices are necessary to maintain an adequate supply of raw …

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High heat and tropical storms affect a multitude of produce items.

East Coast – The lingering effects of last week’s tropical storm are showing up at harvest time. Squash and Zucchini Due to recent rains of the past few weeks some fields have been flooded and …

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Berries, Broccoli, & Corn – Oh My!

BLUEBERRIES Central Valley Production has plummeted overall. Georgia and North Carolina have experienced severe weather further magnifying the blueberry shortage. Blueberries will be in very short supply out of all areas. Expect a demand exceeds supply …

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Broccoli Issues Continue

The broccoli supply has taken a hard hit this week and looks to be extremely tight through next week. Reduced plantings followed by erratic weather over the last couple of months has caused the broccoli …

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Market Alert – Yellow Whole Corn

Well shucks, y’all … Yellow whole corn availability is incredibly tight right now. The market has moved from Florida to Georgia product. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Georgia farmers were hesitant to plant in February …

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The Heat is On! Quality and supply issues for lettuce, broccoli, and cauliflower due to extreme heat.

Lettuce  Extreme heat will affect lettuce crops for the next few weeks. Inclement weather in the Salinas Valley has resulted in an uptick in heat-related defects, including the potential for internal burn and weaker texture due …

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Product Alert – Melons

Cantaloupe and Honeydew: Supplies are extremely limited as the industry remains in a demand exceeds supply situation. Currently, offshore season has concluded. Domestic melon crops are experiencing setbacks and Mexico is struggling to meet US …

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Market Update – Shortages & Increased Pricing.

East Coast Vegetables Squash, Zucchini, Cucumbers, Eggplant, Corn, Peppers East coast vegetable supplies face an uncertain future, and markets are expected to tighten as southeastern farmers transition from spring to summer crops, and demand increases. …

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Market Alert – Round Tomatoes

  Round Tomato supplies have become exceedingly tight this week as Florida and Mexico transition from spring to summer crops and demand increases. Mexico will be in a two week gap without any major production until …

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Product Alert – Asparagus

The Mexican Government is coming down hard on Social Distancing on the labor force causing a shortage of Asparagus harvesters. The Caborca growing region is coming to an end because of the high heat and …

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