California strawberry acreage will be lower in 2018 than it was in 2017. Winter acreage will be off by 6.5%.
Strawberry processing pounds are down for #1 grade and up for juice grade this year.
Oxnard strawberry planting has been delayed a few days. Acreage will be reduced again this year in the district due to poor market conditions.
The California Bartlett pear crop estimate is larger than in 2016, but close to the crop harvested in 2015.
California cling peach #1 grade pricing was set this year $35 per ton less than last year.