Strawberry production in California continues to be slow for this time of year. It is the slowest start to the season in many years.
The U.S. Apple Association announced Fresh and Processing holdings as of March 1, 2019. U.S. fresh-market apple holdings of 65.5 million bushels on March 1, 2019, are 10 percent less than the March 1, 2018 holdings of 73.1 million bushels, and 5 percent less than the five-year average of 69.2 million bushels. Read More...
Plums are the fruiting bodies from plants that belong to the subgenus Prunus (1). They have a smooth pit and a groove running down one side of the fruit. Plums have been cultivated all over the world since prehistoric times. Like other fruits such as apples, plums are available in many different varieties.
California strawberry production is being impacted by recent weather patterns that have reduced current pack volumes in the state.
The USDA Cold Storage Report shows a decline in strawberry inventory in 2018 versus 2017.