Okra — F.o.b.s as of March 17

U.S. — Shipments (including imports) (860*-802*-807) —

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, ORE. — Shipments (322-284-286) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading active. Prices higher. U.S. 1 yellow spanish hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal mostly $25, colossal mostly $24, jumbo $22-24, medium $18-20; U.S. 1 white 50-pound sacks jumbo $24-26, medium $24-26; U.S. 1 red globe-type 25--pound sacks jumbo mostly $14, medium mostly $12-13.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (289-275-260 (includes export of 41-27-31)) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading active. Prices higher. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal $21-23, jumbo $20-22, medium mostly $20; white 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $24, medium $22-24; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $12-13, medium $10.50-12.

MEXICAN CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (64-94-141) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading active. Prices higher. Yellow grano 50-pound sacks jumbo $26, medium $22; yellow grano marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $28; white 50-pound red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $14, medium mostly $12-13.

NEW YORK — Shipments (60-65-52) — Movement expected to decrease as some growers finish for the season. Trading active. Prices higher. Yellow globe-type 50-pound sacks 2¼-inch minimum $20-22, 2-inch minimum $20-21. Quality variable.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (20-18-15) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. Yellow globe-type U.S. 1 master container 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium mostly $22.

UTAH — Shipments (23-16-13) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. LAST REPORT.

PERU IMPORTS (REPACKED AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS — Shipments (30-17-9)) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market.


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