“The forecast says it’s going to be clear and cool for the next seven days,” Burton said Dec. 28. “That’s pretty decent growing weather. We should stay steady with harvest amounts probably slightly below our norm for the next week to 10 days.”
Arizona shipping point prices on 12 three-count packages of romaine hearts were mostly $10.25 to $11.10 on Dec. 26 according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Year-ago prices, recorded in a time of ice delays, were $13.35 to $14.50.