California strawberry price posting will be April 9 this year. The processing crop has lower volumes so far this year compared to the recent past.
Stone fruit orchards in and around Fresno, California seem to have missed extensive damage from recent frost events.
Apricot production in California will be down significantly in 2018 due to poor weather conditions.
Good quality fruit has been the order of the day for most strawberry fields in Oxnard and parts of Santa Maria so far this season.
The weather events of the past few weeks in California have set back some strawberry fields in certain areas of the state. Growers have had to remove fruit that was ready to harvest and wait for the plants to recover again before resuming production.