Cabbage — F.o.b.s as of Oct. 22

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (84-85-87) — Movement expected to decrease as most growers focus on storing. Trading fairly slow. Prices large lower, medium unchanged. Round green-type 50-pound cartons medium $7-8, 50-pound sacks large $4-5, bins per-pound large 6-8 cents. Quality good.

SOUTHEAST WISCONSIN — Shipments (24-24-28) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices green lower, red unchanged. 50-pound cartons medium round green-type $8-10, red-type $12-14. Quality good.

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (25-27-22) —

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease below the 11 units shipped the week of Oct. 15. Trading red fairly active, green moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 50- and 45-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type $15.75-17.75, red-type $14.75. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 11 units shipped the week of Oct. 15. Trading active. Prices higher. 50-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type mostly $16.45-17.64, red-type mostly $11.45-13. Quality generally good.

NORTHEAST COLORADO — Shipments (23-25-22) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices green medium slightly higher, large higher, red generally unchanged. 50-pound cartons medium round green-type mostly $10-11, red-type $13; 50-pound sacks (light supplies) large round green-type $6-7. Quality generally good. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments at lower prices.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (18-16-17) — Movement was expected to be about the same the week of Oct. 22 and to decrease slightly the week of Oct. 29. Trading fairly slow for light supplies. Prices slightly lower. Round green-type 50-pound cartons medium mostly $8-8.50. Quality good.

SAN ANTONIO-WINTERGARDEN DISTRICT, TEXAS — Shipments very light — Harvest by one shipper began late the week of Oct. 22. Movement expected to remain light until Nov. 1 when additional shippers are expected to begin with reportable volumes. Quality generally good.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Very light shipments reported in the district. Most shippers expect to start harvest around Nov. 1 or soon after. Current supplies insufficient to establish market. Expected f.o.b. to be issued around Nov. 5, or as volume increases.


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