Fall Vegetable Acreage Lower

Randall Weiseman Vegetables

According to the latest USDA forecast, the prospective area for harvest of 11 selected fresh market vegetables during the fall quarter is expected to be down 4 percent from last year. Acreage is lower compared to last year for snap beans, cabbage, cauliflower, celery, head lettuce, and bell peppers while acreage increased for carrots, sweet corn, cucumbers, and tomatoes.

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