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.
Freezer grade volume of California strawberries is lower year to date than it has been since 2008.
California processing strawberry volume is running a little ahead of last year at this point in time.