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Later start, good quality from Kern County crops

Apr 23, 2019 by Tom Burfield
Growers in California’s Kern County say their vegetable and fruit crops typically are starting a week or so later than usual this spring, but ample rainfall and plenty of chill hours during the winter should result in abundant supplies and very good quality this spring.
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Fruit gains traction in springtime

Mar 14, 2019 by Tom Burfield
Many of the produce items shipped from West Mexico during the spring are similar to those that arrive in winter. However, fruit items, like melons and mangoes, tend to have a greater presence as the weather warms up.