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Market Scope - Cabbage — F.o.b.s as of June 10
SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (106-82-69) — Movement expected to decrease as most shippers will be finished harvesting the week of June 10. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices unchanged. 50-pound cartons and 1 7/8-bushel cartons round green-type medium mostly $10; red-type supplies insufficient to establish market; 40-pound cartons savoy-type supplies insufficient to establish market.
ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (34-21-25) —
OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices red lower, green generally unchanged. 50- and 45-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type mostly $6.75, red-type $16.75-20.75. Quality generally good.
CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices green lower, red slightly lower. 50-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type mostly $6.87-8.45, red-type mostly $16-19.10. Quality generally good.
NORTHEAST COLORADO — Harvest expected to begin the week of July 1. Movement expected to be light and sporadic until the week of July 15 as more shippers begin. Quality expected to be generally good. FIRST REPORT.
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (1-6*-9) — Movement was expected to remain about the same during the first half of the week of June 10 and begin increasing during the second half when harvest was expected to get underway in the Elizabeth City area. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 50-pound carton round green-type medium $10. *revised.