October 19, 2018
Hurricane Michael has seriously affected shipments of a number of products. Supplies of green beans out of Florida are severely limited. Georgia corn was basically wiped out. Peppers and squash were also damaged leaving markets volatile.
Lemon prices are coming back down on smaller sizes; prices on large fruit remain elevated. Product is mostly imported as domestic still has quality issues.
The green onion market remains very active as high temperatures and heavy rains have affected the Western growing regions. Yields are diminished and prices are elevated.