Weather puts drag on vegetables - The Packer

Weather puts drag on vegetables

09/06/2013 10:57:00 AM
Cynthia David

“We’ve been harvesting sweet potatoes since early August,” Lytch said. “We will start some squash the first few days of September.”

He said markets have been strong all summer due to supply shortages from unseasonably cool and rainy weather throughout the Midwest and Northeast.

Sweet potatoes are just getting started, sources said, and squash harvesting should begin the first week of September, followed by beans, peppers and eggplant the first week of October.

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