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The Perfect Pineapple Production Report Week 40

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The Perfect Pineapple Production Report Week 39

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The Perfect Pineapple Production Report Week 37

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The Perfect Pineapple Production Report Week 36

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The Perfect Pineapple Production Report for Week 35

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The Perfect Pineapple Production Report Week 34

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Most days of the week brought heavy showers with a few dry days in the middle

157 mm (6.2 inches) of precipitation recorded

Relative humidity rose to 83.4%

Min temperature was 23.4 C (74.1 F) and the average stable at 26.6 C (79.9 F)

We lowered harvest age and harvested 91% at 21 WAF

Industry volumes are still very limited
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The Perfect Pineapple Production Report Week 33

– A favorable turn in the weather, especially compared to prior 2 weeks

– Sunny dry week days with showers during the weekend

– 48.8 mm (less than 2.0 inches) of precipitation recorded

– Average air and soil temperatures rose

– Most fruit harvested at 21 WAF

– Quality continues to be outstanding

– Positive advance in all good husbandry practices and land prep

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The Perfect Pineapple Report Week 32

  • Atmospheric conditions varied  almost daily
  • Rainy overcast days followed by dry and sunny periods
  • 89.3 mm ( 3.5 inches) of precipitation
  • Precipitation was half the prior week
  • Forecast for following week is for improved conditions
  • Most good husbandry practices back to normal except land prep
  • Quality is outstanding

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The Perfect Pineapple Report Week 31

-An intense tropical wave moved through Central American isthmus
-Caribbean and Northern regions of Costa Rica impacted
-Total weekly precipitation was 200 mm ( 9 inches)
-More than half of the total was on Monday when the wave went through!
-Temperatures very stable as expected for this time of the year
-July had been rather dry for the first half, it is usually a very rainy month
-Some ag practices delayed but nothing to be concerned
-Industry volumes continue to be short
-Market demand strong and prices higher than we have seen in 10 years

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The Perfect Pineapple Report Week 30

  • A typical tropical shift in the weather – nightly evening drizzles brought
  • 23.1 mm (slightly less than 1.0 inch) of precipitation
  • Warm days, with intermittent sun & clouds
  • Soil preparation, new plantings and good husbandry practices all caught up
  • Conditions ideal for good quality fruit
  • Industry volume is low, demand is strong – anticipated will last a few more weeks
  • Students continue on strike; few roadblocks quickly dismantled
  • Some public employees are signaling their support of student demands

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