Lettuce, other — F.o.b.s as of March 31

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (86-87-51) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally as many shippers are finished for the season. Trading active. Prices green leaf higher, red leaf slightly higher. Cartons 24s green leaf mostly $7.35-7.56, red leaf mostly $6.45-6.56. Quality variable.

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (19-25-42) —

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 23 units shipped the week of March 24. Trading active. Prices boston much higher, others higher. Cartons 24s green leaf and red leaf mostly $6.50-7.50, boston mostly $9.48-10.61. Quality generally good.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase seasonally above the 11 units shipped the week of March 24. Trading green leaf active, red leaf moderate. Prices cartons 24s green leaf mostly $8.25-9.45, red leaf mostly $6.61-8.55. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 4 units shipped the week of March 24. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s green leaf and red leaf mostly $6.75. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF. — Movement expected to increase above the 2 units shipped the week of March 24, but remain light as more shippers begin. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good.


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