SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (445-508-366) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading 9s very active, 12s active, others moderate. Supplies 9-12s light. Prices 9-15s higher, 18s generally unchanged. Half cartons 9s mostly $10.50-12.95, 12s mostly $10-11.95, 15s $6.50-8, 18s mostly $5. Quality variable.
CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Harvest was expected to begin in central Arizona the week of Sept. 30. Most shippers in central Arizona expect to have marketable supplies the week of Oct. 7. Harvest in western Arizona is expected to begin the week of Oct. 21. Quality is expected to be generally good. FIRST REPORT.