Melons — F.o.b.s as of July 8

PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., AND CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 17-20-7, AZ 18-18-13) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as most shippers are finished for the season. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. Lighter shipments expected to continue through July 13. LAST REPORT.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (3-11-15) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading hami and sharyln active, others active at slightly lower prices. Prices hami and sharyln slightly higher, others slightly lower. Unofficial prices 2/3 cartons 5-6s casaba, crenshaw, galia, juan canary, persian, santa claus $8.45-8.95, hami and sharyln $8.45-10.95, orange-flesh $7.50-8.95, mostly $7.95-8.50. Quality generally good. Prices from trade sources. Supplies in few hands. The first f.o.b. report was expected to be issued the week of July 8.


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