May 25, 2024
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Oxnard’s strawberry producers are in a jam


A worker picks strawberries in Oxnard, which has seen its share of the market decline as more is planted in Santa Maria. Long-awaited rainfall, reductions in acreage and narrowing windows for seasonal markets are contributing to major shifts in prices for specialty crops grown in the Tri-Counties, including the region’s top contender, strawberries. Below break-even…


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