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The cost of growing romaine hearts

- Analysis
How much does it cost to grow an acre of romaine hearts in the nation’s salad bowl? A new study from the University of California at Davis Cooperative Extension gives us a comprehensive breakdown.

California LGMA embarks on romaine test and learn study

- General News
Today the California LGMA announced it has initiated a 2-year food safety study called ‘Romaine Test & Learn.’

ProduceIQ: How winter storm Elliott is disrupting the produce supply chain

- Featured
As the romaine market crashes, lime prices are on the rise earlier than normal, and celery is set to skyrocket beyond the highs we saw in 2019.

Romaine quality problems continue in the desert

- General News
The Arizona/California desert growing region has experienced an early cold weather pattern with multiple mornings of freezing temperatures.

Cold hits desert lettuce, but quality remains good

- General News
Temperatures in the Arizona/California desert growing region dipped into the mid-30°s to low 40°s this morning, causing light-to moderate lettuce ice to develop.

Price relief coming soon to lettuce markets

- General News
High prices persist for leaf, iceberg and romaine lettuce markets in early November, but volume is ramping up in desert growing regions.

Video shows Salinas lettuce damage

- General News
Markon Cooperative released a Live from the Fields video October 19, showing the damage and significant yield loss in Salinas Valley lettuce crops caused by soil disease and plant virus issues.

California lettuce quality problems worsen

- General News
Markon Cooperative's Markon First Crop (MFC) Green Leaf, Iceberg, and Romaine packs are extremely limited; Markon Best Available (MBA) is being substituted as needed.

Bad weather causing lettuce, leaf prices to surge

- General News
The continued poor weather in California growing areas is limiting supplies of iceberg and romaine lettuce, as well as green leaf varieties. As expected, prices are on a sharp rise.

Church Brothers launches new Petite Romaine for retail

- General News
Field packed in a 2-count bag, the Petite Romaine heads come in a convenient stand up, gusseted pouch with an easy to carry handle.