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Market Scope - Greens — F.o.b.s as of Feb. 24
IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Crossings (MX 9-10-9, shipments AZ 15-19-14, CA 4-3-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 24s kale mostly $11.25-13.48. Quality generally good.
SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (14-11-11) — Movement expected to increase slightly as mustard and turnip tops rebound after freezing temperatures reported earlier in the month. Trading moderate. Prices collard lower, kale higher. Cartons bunched 24s collard mostly $7.50-8, kale $10-12.
LEXINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. — Shipments (01-01-01) — Movement expected to increase in the middle of March. Trading moderate. Prices Feb. 25, compared to Feb. 18, supplies in too few hands. Market insufficient to quote. Quality good.
OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (0-0-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 24s kale $9.75-11.75. Quality generally good.
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-0-0) — Movement expected to remain about the same as most shippers are experiencing a production gap. No f.o.b. reported as of Feb. 24.