Wednesday, October 19, 2011

California's Fall Vegetable Harvest Looks Good

Higher production expected over 2010 harvest
  • Broccoli: Up 8%.
  • Cantaloupes: Up 4%. Nationally up 11%.
  • Carrots: Up 30% above 2010. Nationally, up 30%.
  • Cauliflower: Up 3%.
  • Celery: Up 4%.
  • Sweet Corn: Up 5%. Nationally, up 12%.
Lower production expected
California's fall harvest of storage onion, head lettuce, honeydew and tomato numbers are expected to be less this year than in 2010 based upon planted acres.

Note that all numbers are based on planted acreages for fall harvest.

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