Sunshine State growers are increasing vegetable acreage.
Buyers should expect light volume of Florida spring sweet corn until much later in the deal.
South Florida sweet corn growers continue assessing damage from a March 4 freeze.
Growers said the freeze damaged a significant part of the region’s spring corn.
Members of the Maitland-based Florida Sweet Corn Exchange plan to discuss damage at a March 14 meeting.
BELLE GLADE, Fla. — Buyers can look forward to earlier promotable volume from this season’s green bean deal.
Low temperatures have damaged as much as a quarter of south Florida’ spring sweet corn and harmed the region’s green beans.