Below you can find an update on the Salinas crops as of September 18th.
Following the heat waves that took over the region in August and September, causing wildfires and issues with ash. Growers of this area are now facing a new threat to the yield of their crops.
It appears soil-borne diseases and viruses are consistently affecting lettuce crops through out the Salinas region. While Green leaf has been the least affected, yields continue to be down between 20% and 50% for some iceberg and romaine lettuce crops.