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Potato Market Still Uncertain

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United States Northwest sweet corn has commenced, and so has the true heat of summer!  Processors are between 35% and 45% complete with their pack.  Favorable weather continues continue in the Pacific Northwest for this crop.  Packers are keeping true to their budgets and quality. Carrot will commence in late September.  The sometimes-forgettable Lima Bean …

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Northwest Sweet Corn Season Begins!

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United States Northwest green peas harvest has been completed.   Conditions have been good; however, weather heated up in the middle of the pack which caused bunching for some processors.  Overall budgets were met, however there may be more lower grade peas than desired, with high quality AAA grade product at a premium.   In regard to …

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Washington State’s Red Raspberry Crop Reduced

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United States The overall vegetable season in the Pacific Northwest was good with no major hiccups to report, however the market is fairly tight due to demand from the Midwest region and Europe. Potatoes in the Northwest began about a week later than usual.   Autumn wet and cool weather set in during the last days …

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Peak Cauliflower and Broccoli Season Underway In Mexico

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United States The  overall vegetable season in the Pacific Northwest was good with no major hiccups to report, however the market is fairly tight due to demand from the Midwest region and Europe.  Diced Carrots are now completed and production plants in Oregon and Washington will be down until new season begins up again in …

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Peak Asparagus Season Continues In South America

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United States Diced Carrots are being processed and to date the yields and quality are normal.    Our overall vegetable season in the Pacific Northwest was good with no major hiccups to report, however the market is farily tight due to demand from the Midwest region and Europe. Potatoes in the Northwest began about a week …

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Late Plantings For Green Peas and Potatos

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United States Green Pea plantings are finally underway!  Plantings began, depending on the area, between March 18 and March 25th.   It is the latest start to pea planting in recent memory for the Pacific Northwest region.    The frequent bouts of snow, rain and extreme cold prevented on schedule pea plantings.  Many growers would not contract …