WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (74-70-68) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Round green 50-pound cartons medium $10-11, 50-pounds sacks large mostly $6-6.50, bulk large per-pound 10 cents. Quality variable.
ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (26-25-23) —
CENTRAL COAST, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease slightly below the 13 units shipped the week of Oct. 24. Trading green fairly slow, red moderate. Prices red higher, green generally unchanged. 50-pound cartons 18-24s round green mostly $10-10.50. Organic 50-pound cartons 18-24s round green mostly $12-16, red $14-16. Quality generally good.
OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 10 units shipped the week of Oct. 24. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 50 and 45-pound cartons 18-24s round green $7.75-8.95, red $8.75-10.95. Quality variable.
IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZ. — Shipments (AZ 0-0-2) — Movement expected to increase from Mexico and Arizona as more shippers begin for the season. California shippers expect to begin harvest the week of Nov. 14. Quality generally good.
SAN ANTONIO-WINTERGARDEN DISTRICT, TEXAS — Shipments (0-0-12) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading fairly active. Prices 50-pound cartons round green medium $9-10. Quality generally good.
SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-0-0) — No shipments reported in the district. First f.o.b. expected to be issued after Nov. 5 when most shippers expect to start shipping and volume increases.
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Harvest expected to begin the week of Nov. 7. Quality expected to be generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of Nov. 14.
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Very light harvest underway with reportable movement not expected for another seven to 10 days. Production has been delayed because of Hurricane Matthew. No f.o.b. issued as of Oct. 31. FIRST REPORT.