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Mango Will Be In Short Supply

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United States Green Pea harvest in the Pacific Northwest will commence this week.  The growing season has been good for both irrigated and dry land peas.  Plenty of rainfall and cooler weather has helped with green pea growing and quality. At this moment over 50% of sweet corn has been planted and early variety harvest is expected in July. Lima beans …

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4% decrease in potato cultivation area for 2024 due to lower prices and higher existing stocks

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United States Acres for this year’s Northwest crops are now secured. Pea crop planting is close to being completed, with some early fields beginning to emerge.  Harvest expected June.  Sweet corn planting is underway in the Pacific Northwest. Currently, pricing is stable or slightly up due to increased labor and equipment costs. However, Mother Nature …

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Northwest Vegetable Plantings Underway

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United States Acres for this year’s Northwest crops are now secured. Approximately half of the pea crop has been planted with some early fields beginning to emerge.  Harvest expected June.  Plantings for sweet corn have already begun in some areas. Raw material prices this season were lower than last, however input costs such as equipment and labor are still …

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Contract Negotiations Under Way for 2024 Potatoes

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United States Sweet Corn season was a strong one with abundant yields and superior quality. With the above budget crop, many processors have extra inventory and price levels have changed from firm to very aggressive. Diced Carrot  It was a good carrot season in Oregon and Washington and the crop came in on budget. Overall, Industry …