January shortage forecast on desert vegetables

12/21/2012 07:09:00 PM
Mike Hornick

Romaine shipping point prices out of Yuma were $6.95 to $7.65 for 24-count cartons Dec. 18, according to the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Year-ago prices were $6.95 to $8.50.

Broccoli and cauliflower, which dislike heat, even stopped growing for a while and were in low supply early in the desert deal, Adamek said.

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