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This information, provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service, shows week-by-week shipments and f.o.b.s for commodities from  shipments for the fresh market. Protective services are extra unless otherwise stated. Shipments, in 1,000 cwt., are for weeks ending: 1st no. = Feb. 22; 2nd no. = Feb. 29; 3rd no. = March 7. Expected movement is for March 22 to April 4. F.o.b. prices are as of March 9.

Artichokes

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Shipments (18-18- 17 — Crossings 4-4*-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 12s slightly lower, 18-36s slightly higher. Cartons Globe 12s mostly 10.65-12.65, 18s 13.55-14.95, 24s mostly 11.55-12.95, 30s mostly 10.05-11.65, 36s (supplies light) 12.65- 12.95; ORGANIC 12-36s 20.55. Quality variable. (*revised)  

Asparagus

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALEXICO CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA 2020 CROP — Crossings (177-221*-122) — Expected to increase. Trading Slow. Prices Lower. 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green small mostly 5.75-6.75, standard mostly 6.75-9.75, large mostly 6.75-8.75, jumbo mostly 7.75-9.75; ORGANIC 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green standard and large mostly 15.75-16.75; 28-pound cartons/crates bunched green standard and large mostly 13.75-14.75. Extra services included. Many sales being booked at previously committed prices. Some sales being booked open with price to be established later. (* revised)

Broccoli

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (117-92*-88) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading early moderate, late very active. Prices much higher. 20-pound cartons loose Crown Cut Short Trim mostly 12.50-13.25. Quality variable. (* revised)

CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (66-59-69) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading Crown Cut very active, bunched active. Prices much higher. Cartons bunched 14s mostly 10.15-11.55, 18s mostly 10.65-12.05; 20-pound cartons loose Crown Cut mostly 10.35-12.65, Short Trim mostly 12.56-14.55. ORGANIC bunched 14s mostly 16.50-18.50; 20-pound cartons loose Crown Cut mostly 18.50-20.50. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (43-35-38) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Crown Cut very active, bunched fairly active. Prices much higher. Cartons bunched 14s mostly 9.95-10.45; 20-pound cartons loose Crown Cut mostly 11.00-11.95, Short Trim mostly 12.00-12.95. ORGANIC cartons bunched 14s 12.95-20.95; 20-pound cartons loose Crown Cut Short Trim 14.95-24.85. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (27-34-31) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late active. Prices Crown Cut much higher, bunched higher. Cartons bunched 14s mostly 9.95-10.00, 18s mostly 10.45-10.50; 20-pound cartons loose Crown Cut mostly 12.75-14.00. Quality variable.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-0-2) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading fairly active. Prices cartons bunched 14s mostly 10.50-11.55, 18s mostly 11.00-12.05; 20-pound cartons loose Crown Cut mostly 12.50-12.65. Quality generally good.

Carrots

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (171-182-178) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Slightly Lower. 48 1-lb film bags medium-large 12.30-15.40; 50 lb sacks loose jumbo mostly 13.30-16.85, 25 lb sacks loose jumbo mostly 6.65-8.85; cartons 30 1-lb film bags Baby Peeled 18.20-18.85. ORGANIC 48 1-lb film bags and 24 2-lb film bags medium-large mostly 20.00-26.35, 10 5-lb film bags medium-large mostly 20.00-20.70. Cartons 24 1-lb film bags Baby Peeled 20.00-22.20, cartons 12 2-lb film bags Baby Peeled 20.00-22.20, cartons 4 5-lb film bags Baby Peeled 20.00-22.50. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (50-45*-50) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late fairly active. Prices Higher. 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly 7.00. Quality variable. (* revised)

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (17-19-21) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Prices Slightly Higher. Sacks 48-1 lb film bags, 24-2 lb film bags, and 10 5-lb film bags medium-large $13.00-15.00; 50-pound sacks loose jumbo $10.00-15.00. Quality generally good.

Cauliflower

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (64*-58*-50) — Movement expected about the same. Available supplies light. Trading active. Prices much higher. Cartons film wrapped White 12s mostly 22.35-24.65, 9s and 16s mostly 22.45-23.65; ORGANIC 9-16s mostly 30.50-32.50. Quality variable. (* revised) IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (23-25-32) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices Higher. Cartons film wrapped White 12s mostly 20.95-22.95, 9s mostly 19.55-20.95, 16s mostly 18.55-20.55. ORGANIC 12s mostly 30.55-34.95. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (20-25-27) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Active. Prices Higher. Cartons film wrapped White 12s mostly 18.85-21.00. Quality generally good.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-0-4) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. The first F.O.B. report is expected to be issued the week of March 8.

Celery

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (119-153-160) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices slightly higher. Cartons 2-3 dozen mostly 6.95-8.45; Hearts film bags 18s mostly 10.55-11.95. ORGANIC cartons 2-2 1/2 dozen mostly 8.85 -11.56; Hearts film bags 18s mostly 11.56-12.56. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL VALLEY CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Crossings (46*-41*-32, Includes seeded 6-4-1) — Movement expected about the same. Cartons 2-3 dozen supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. (*revised)

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (12-18-21) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices 2 dozen slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons 2 dozen mostly 7.00, 2 1/2-3 dozen mostly 6.50-7.00. Quality variable.

COACHELLA VALLEY CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (AZ 85-61-96, CA 38-31-35) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices Hearts slightly higher, others higher. Cartons 2-3 dozen mostly 8.15-9.00; Hearts film bags 18s 11.15-12.56. ORGANIC cartons 2-2 1/2 dozen mostly 11.56-14.50; Hearts film bags 18s mostly 11.56-15.00. Quality variable.

Corn, sweet

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (79-104-128) — Movement expected to slightly increase. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wire bound crates Yellow 4-4 ½ dozen 8.95-9.95, White mostly 9.95, Bi-Color 8.95-9.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (67-59-68) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices Yellow lower, others much lower. 4 -4 1/2 dozen cartons White mostly 14.95-16.95, Yellow mostly 8.95-9.95, BiColor 10.95-12.95. Quality generally good.

Cucumbers

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (248-281*-243) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Persian moderate, Long Seedless very slow, others fairly active. Prices 24s and 36s higher, Pickles slightly higher, Persian and Long Seedless much lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9 bushel cartons medium 22.95-24.95, fair quality 20.95-22.95, ordinary quality 14.95-16.95; small 16.95-18.95, large mostly 18.95-20.95. Cartons 24s 10.95-12.95, 36s 12.95-14.95; ORGANIC 36s 34.95-38.95. Pickles bushel and 40- 50-pound plastic container 200-300s and 300-400s mostly 28.95, 150-200s mostly 24.95-26.95. Long Seedless cartons film wrapped 12s medium and large 2.00-2.95, small 1.50-2.00. Persian 22-pound cartons small and small-medium mostly 10.95-12.95, medium 8.95- 10.95. Quality generally good. (* revised)

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (133-141*-118) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active at slightly lower prices. Prices Slightly Lower. 1 1/9 bushel cartons medium mostly 24.95, fair quality 22.95-23.95. Quality variable. Most present — Shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments. (* revised)

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA Imports via Boat (48*-44*-37) — Movement expected to decrease as season begins to wind down. Trading Fairly Active. Prices No prices reported. Via Boat. Honduras 1 1/9 bushel cartons medium, fair quality, ordinary quality, large, and cartons 24s supplies in too few hands to establish a market. (* revised)

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (0-2-5) — Light — Shipments have resumed. Expect sufficient volume and number of shippers for F.O.B. report to resume within 7-14 days.

Lettuce, iceberg

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (369-371-373) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices much higher. Cartons film lined 24s mostly 8.55-9.85, 24s filmwrapped mostly 9.55-10.85, 30s filmwrapped (supplies very light) mostly 10.25- 10.45. ORGANIC 24s filmwrapped mostly 14.50-16.50, 12s filmwrapped mostly 10.00-11.00. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (57-88-93) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late active. Prices much higher. Cartons 24s film lined mostly 8.95-9.95, filmwrapped mostly 9.95-10.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA Harvest expected to begin the week of March 15. Quality expected to be generally good. The first F.O.B. report is expected to be issued by March 20.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA Harvest expected to begin the week of March 8, with most shippers expecting to begin by the week of March 29. Quality expected to be generally good.

Lettuce, romaine

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (389-380*-390) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Cartons 24s mostly 7.15-8.65; Hearts cartons 12 3-count packages mostly 9.06-10.55, cartons film lined 48s mostly 10.06-11.75. ORGANIC carton 24s 18.25; Hearts cartons 12 3-count packages mostly 13.55-15.55. Quality variable. (* revised)

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (56-65-75) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late fairly active. Prices Higher. Cartons 24s mostly 8.05-9.95; Hearts cartons 12 3-count packages mostly 10.00-10.95, film lined 48s 11.00-11.95. ORGANIC cartons 24s mostly 15.95-18.85; Hearts cartons 12 3-count packages mostly 16.95-20.95. Quality generally good. OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (6-6-6) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons 24s 6.95-7.95. Quality generally good.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Harvest expected to begin the week of March 15, with most shippers expecting to begin the week of March 22. Quality expected to be generally good. The first F.O.B. report is expected to be issued by March 27.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Harvest expected to begin the week of March 8, with most shippers expecting to begin the week of March 29. Quality expected to be generally good. FIRST REPORT.

Onions, dry

U.S. — Shipments (1,007*-1,049*-1,061) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Columbia Basin Washington, Idaho and Malheur County Oregon, Mexico Crossings, Peru, and New York. (*revised)

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON — Shipments (334-341-357, Includes exports 43-41-42) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Reds generally unchanged, others lower. Yellow Hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal mostly 6.00-7.00, jumbo mostly 5.50, medium mostly 4.50; White 50-pound sacks jumbo 9.00-10.00, medium mostly 8.00-9.00; Red Globe Type jumbo mostly 5.00, medium 4.00-5.00.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY OREGON — Shipments (313-317-301, Includes exports 7-10-9) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Yellow super colossal, Yellow medium, and White medium generally unchanged, others lower. Yellow Spanish Hybrid 50-pound sacks super colossal mostly 8.00-9.00, colossal 6.00-8.00, jumbo mostly 6.00, medium 4.00-5.00; White 50- pound sacks jumbo mostly 11.00-12.00, medium mostly 10.00; Red Globe Type jumbo 5.00-6.00, medium mostly 5.00.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS 2020 CROP Crossings — (114-157*-178) — Movement is expected to increase. Trading Moderate. Prices Yellow colossal, cartons, whites & medium reds lower, others unchanged. Yellow Grano-Type Marked Sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly 12.00, Yellow Grano - Type 50-pound sacks colossal mostly 8.00, jumbo mostly 7.00, medium mostly 5.50-6.00, White 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly 10.00, medium mostly 8.00, Red 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly 8.00, medium mostly 7.00. (* revised)

PERU IMPORTS THROUGH VARIOUS EAST COAST PORTS OF ENTRY — Shipments (91-93-92) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Yellow Granex -marked Sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly 15.00-16.00.

NEW YORK — Shipments (70-66-51) — Movement expected to decrease as the season begins to wind down. Trading Fairly active for fairly light supplies Remaining supplies are in too few hands to establish a market. Expect light — Shipments of mostly contracted volume for about six more weeks. LAST REPORT.

UTAH — Shipments (15-18-17) — Moment expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (15-14-15) — Movement expected to decrease as the season winds down. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Unchanged. Master container 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium 9.00-11.00, repacker size 8.00-9.00. Quality good.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN 2019 CROP — Shipments (16-15-14) — Movement expected to remain about the same Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Yellow Globe Type 50-pound sacks medium mostly 5.00-7.00; master container 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium mostly 7.50- 11.00.

NORTH AND EAST POINTS COLORADO 2019 CROP — Shipments (15-15-13) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading Active. Prices Generally Unchanged. Unofficial prices for Monday, March 09, 2020. Yellow colossal mostly 13.00, jumbo 11.00-12.00, medium 9.00-10.00. White jumbo mostly 19.00, medium mostly 17.00. Red 25-pounds jumbo mostly 9.00-9.50, medium mostly 8.00-8.50. CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA 2019 CROP — Shipments (8-8-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (10-6-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

COLORADO WESTERN SLOPE 2019 CROP — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Last report.

Peppers, bell

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (280-276-245, Field Grown 224-225-206, Greenhouse 56-51-39) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Red 15 pound moderate, others active. Prices Red and Orange 11-pound higher, Red 15 pound lower, others much higher. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green extra large mostly 18.95, large mostly 16.95, medium mostly 14.95; Place Pack extra large 20.95-22.95, large 18.95-20.95; fair quality extra large mostly 12.95, large mostly 12.95, irregular size mostly 12.95; Red mostly 10.95. Red 15 pound extra large and large mostly 4.95-6.95. GREENHOUSE 11-pound cartons Red extra large 8.95-10.95, large mostly 8.95; Yellow extra large mostly 10.95, large mostly 8.95-10.95; Orange extra large mostly 12.95, large mostly 10.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (131-115*-120) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Orange active at lower prices, others active. Prices Orange lower, Red and Yellow large slightly higher, others generally unchanged. GREENHOUSE 11-pound cartons Red jumbo and extra large mostly 7.25-7.75, large 6.50-7.00; Yellow jumbo and extra large mostly 7.75, large mostly 7.00-7.25; Orange jumbo and extra large mostly 8.25-8.50, large mostly 7.00. Red 1 1/9 bushel carton irregular size fair quality mostly 13.95. Quality variable. (* revised)

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (70-38-55) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Fairly Active. Prices Generally Unchanged. Includes palletizing and precooling. 1 1/9 bushel cartons jumbo and extra large mostly 20.35, large mostly 18.35, irregular sized fair quality mostly 16.35. Quality generally good.

Potatoes

U.S. — Shipments (1,517-1,497-1,640) — The top shipping states, in order, were Idaho, San Luis Valley Colorado, Columbia Basin Washington, Red River Valley, and Wisconsin.

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT IDAHO 2019 CROP — Shipments (618-617-668, Includes exports 9-8-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading bales fairly slow, carton 90 100s moderate, others active. Prices Carton 40-80s higher, carton 100s lower, others generally unchanged. Russet Burbanks U.S. One baled 5-pound film bags non size A mostly 6.50; 50-pound sacks 40-70s 21.00-22.00, 80s 16.00-18.00, 90s mostly 13.00, 100s mostly 10.00-11.00; U.S. Two 6 ounce minimum 9.00-10.00, 10 ounce minimum mostly 15.50-16.00; Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5-pound film bags non size A mostly 6.50; 50--pound cartons 40-70s 21.00-22.00, 80s mostly 16.00, 90s mostly 12.00, 100s mostly 10.00-11.00; U.S. Two 6 ounce minimum mostly 9.00, 10 ounce minimum mostly 15.50- 16.00.

SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO 2019 CROP — Shipments (246-227*-279, Includes exports 28-16*-17) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Unchanged. U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A mostly 8.50, baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A mostly 9.50; 50 lb cartons 40-70s mostly 20.00, 80s mostly 16.00, 90s mostly 15.00, 100s mostly 15.00. (*revised)

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON 2019 CROP — Shipments (160-158-176, Includes exports 30-28-32) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Carton 40-80s active, others moderate. Prices carton 40-80s higher, others generally unchanged. Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 10 pound film bags size A mostly 6.00, baled 5 pound film bags size A mostly 7.00; 50-pound cartons 40s 20.00-22.00, 50-70s 21.00-22.00, 80s 15.00-16.00, 90s 11.00-13.00, 100s mostly 10.00-11.00; U.S. Two 50-pound sacks 10 ounce minimum 10.00-12.00.

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY) 2019 CROP — Shipments (72-74-97) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices U.S. Two size A and Yellow size B higher, U.S. One size B lower, others generally unchanged. Round Red U.S. One 50 lb cartons size A 15.50-16.50, size B mostly 21.00-22.00, Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 30.00. 50 lb sacks size A 14.00-15.00, size B mostly 19.50-20.50. Tote bags approx. 2000 lbs per cwt size A 25.00-27.00, size B mostly 36.00-38.00. U.S. Two 50 lb sacks size A mostly 10.00- 11.00, size B mostly 13.00-14.00. Yellow Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" mostly 30.00. Tote bags approx. 2000 lbs per cwt size A mostly 25.00- 27.00, size B mostly 10.00-12.00. CENTRAL WISCONSIN 2019 CROP — Shipments (95-91-89) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Russet cartons 40s-80s active, others fairly slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly 8.50-9.00, baled 10 5-pound film bags size A mostly 9.50-10.00; 50-pound cartons 40s-70s 20.00-21.00, 80s mostly 18.00, 90s mostly 14.00-15.00, 100s mostly 12.50-14.00.

FLORIDA 2020 CROP — Shipments (56-71-81) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Round White and Yellow Type very active, Round Red fairly active. Prices Generally Unchanged. Round Red U.S. One 50-pound cartons size A 21.50-22.50, size B 25.50- 27.50, Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 35.75 40.75; 50-pound sacks size A 19.75-20.75, size B 23.75-25.75, U.S. Two 50-pound sacks size A 12.50- 14.75, size B mostly 15.20-16.75. Round White U.S. One 50-pound cartons size A 30.00-32.50, size B 22.00-24.50, Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 50.50-50.75; 50-pound sacks size A 28.50-30.75, size B 20.50-22.75. Yellow Type U.S. One 50-pound cartons size A 30.00-31.50, size B 17.50-18.50, Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 45.75-50.75; 50-pound sacks size A 28.50-29.75 size B 15.75-16.75.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (60-58*-52) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Unchanged. U.S. 1 size A baled 5 10- pound bags Russet Norkotah mostly 10.50-11.50, baled 10 5-pound bags mostly 11.50-12.50. (*revised)

HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS TEXAS — Shipments (43-53-50) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (42-41-42) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

NORTHERN COLORADO DISTRICT 2019 CROP — Shipments (47-46-40) — Movement expected to increase. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

AROOSTOOK COUNTY MAINE — Shipments (52-36*-39) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Slow. Prices Unchanged. U.S.One baled 5 10-pound sacks 2 inch or 4 ounce minimum Russet Norkotah 9.50-10.00, 10 5-pound sacks 10.00-10.50, Round White baled 10 5- pound film bags 2 inch minimum 10.50-11.00. (* revised)

KLAMATH BASIN OREGON AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (24-24*-23) — Movement expected to remain about the same. supplies in too few hands to establish a market. (*revised)

BIG LAKE AND CENTRAL MINNESOTA 2019 CROP — Shipments (4-4-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

CANADA (NEW BRUNSWICK) CROSSINGS THROUGH MAINE POINTS — Movement expected about the same. Trading Slow. Prices Unchanged. USOne/CDOne sz A baled 10 5-pound film bags 9.00-10.00.

Sweet potatoes

ATWATER LIVINGSTON CALIFORNIA 2019 CROP — Shipments (19-18-22) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. 40-pound cartons Orange Type U.S. Number One 28.00-32.00 No Grade Marks medium mostly 18.00- 20.00 jumbo 20.00-22.00; Red Type U.S. Number One mostly 29.00-34.00 No Grade Marks medium 18.00-20.00 jumbo 20.00-22.00; White Types U.S. Number One 33.00-36.00 No Grade Marks medium 16.00-18.00 jumbo 18.00; Japanese Types U.S. Number One mostly 32.00-34.00; Organic 40-pound cartons Orange Types U.S. Number One 42.00 Red Types U.S. Number One 44.00, Orange and Red Types No Grade Marks medium 25.00 jumbo 25.00; White Types U.S. Number One 44.00 No Grade Marks medium 25.00 jumbo 25.00 ; Japanese Types U.S. Number One 46.00 No Grade Marks med 48.00 jumbo 24.00. Quality generally good.

MISSISSIPPI 2019 CROP — Shipments (16-15-18) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange Types U.S. Number One 19.00-20.00 U.S. Number Two 13.50-15.00 No Grade Marks jumbo 13.50-15.00. Quality generally good.

LOUISIANA 2019 CROP — Shipments (7-7-7) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. 40-pound cartons U.S. Number One 22.00-24.00 U.S. Number Two 14.00-16.00 No Grade Marks jumbo 14.00-16.00. Quality generally good.

Tomatoes

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (247-234*-251, Adapted Environment 188-178*-191, Open Field 47-44*-48, Controlled Environment 12-12*-12) — Movement expected to increase slightly.  Trading fairly active at lower prices. Prices Lower. OPEN FIELD and ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT Vine Ripes 25-pound cartons loose 4x5 size 11.95-13.95, 5x5 size mostly 12.50; cartons 2 layer 4x4-5x5s mostly 11.50. Quality variable. (*revised)

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (275-218-190) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Extra services included. Prices for Friday, March 6th. Mature Greens 85% U.S.One or better 5x6 size 17.95-19.95, 6x6 size 19.95, 6x7 size 19.95. Quality generally good. Prices Monday, March 9th to be established based on Tuesday's market.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (180-221-176, Adapted Environment 154-199-155, Open Field 26-22-21) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late fairly active. Prices Generally Unchanged. OPEN FIELD and ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25-pound cartons loose Vine Ripes 4x4-5x6 size mostly 12.95-14.95; cartons 2 layers Vine Ripes 4x4-5x6s mostly 10.95- 12.95. Quality variable. Most present — Shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Shipments (20-21*-5) — Greenhouse. No prices reported. (* revised)

Tomatoes, cherry

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (6-6-5) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Extra services included. Flats 12 1-pint basket with lids 15.95. Quality generally good.

Tomatoes, grape

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (37-56-49, Open Field 34-42-34, Adapted Environment 3-14-15) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active at slightly lower prices. Prices Slightly Lower. OPEN FIELD and ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12-1 pint containers with lids medium-large mostly 7.95. 20-pounds cartons loose medium-large mostly 18.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (37-22-19) — Movement expected to slightly decrease. Trading Active. Prices Organic Generally Unchanged, Others Lower. including palletizing and cooling. Flats 12 1-pint containers with lids mostly 11.95 20-pound cartons loose mostly mostly 21.95. Organic flats 12 1-pint containers with lids 17.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (11-14*-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active at lower prices. Prices Lower. OPEN FIELD and ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large mostly 9.00. 20 lb carton loose medium-large mostly 15.95. Quality variable. (*revised)

Tomatoes, plum

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (236-334*-295, Open Field 144-196*-162, Adapted Environment 92-138-133) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading fairly active at lower prices. Prices Lower. OPEN FIELD and ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra large mostly 12.95-14.95, large mostly 12.95, medium mostly 10.95. Quality variable. Most present — Shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments. (* revised)

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (80-113*-116, Adapted Environment 62-89*-91, Open Field 16-22*-23, Controlled Environment 2-2*-2) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading medium fairly active at lower prices, others fairly active at slightly lower prices. Prices medium lower, others slightly lower. OPEN FIELD and ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT Roma 25-pound cartons loose extra large mostly 13.95, large mostly 11.95-12.95, medium mostly 9.95-10.95. Quality variable. (*revised)

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (76-54-60) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Extra services included. 25-pound cartons loose extra large 16.95-17.95, large 16.95-17.95, medium 14.95-15.95. Quality generally good.

 
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