The 2016 raspberry harvest in Lynden, WA started around the 10th of June which is one of the earliest starts on record. The early varieties didnt yield very well, but all of the other varieties have looked great so far.
Oregon blackberry harvest has been underway for almost a month, with only the late varieties left to be harvested. This crop is projected to be one of the largest on record in Oregon.
California freezer grade strawberry deliveries were close to forty million pounds last week. This volume was very similar to the week before, and it represents the peak of the season for 2016.
The California Pear Advisory Board has established a crop estimate for Bartlett pear production in California this summer. The crop is estimated to be down in each of the districts in California.
California freezer grade strawberry deliveries have lagged behind last years volume for the entire year, and the current volume year to date is the lowest since 2011.