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What the numbers mean

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, crossings or imports, unless otherwise stated, are for the weeks ending March 16, March 23 and March 30 in that order in thousand hundredweight (cwt.) or 100,000 pound units. Expected movement is for the period March 31 to April 13, 2019. Prices are for Monday, April 1, 2019, compared to Monday, March 25, 2019.

Anise

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (CA 0-0-1) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin for the season. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. FIRST REPORT

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Shipments (CA 1-1-1, AZ 1-1-0#) — Crossings Very Light — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early Fairly Active, late Active. Prices Higher. Cartons 24s mostly $22.45-23.65; Organic 12s $16.95-20.85. Quality generally good. (#less than 50,000-pounds)

Artichokes

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Shipments (15-18-15) — Crossings (2-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices 12-18s higher, 30-36s slightly higher, 24s generally unchanged. Cartons globe green 12s mostly $10.55-10.65, 18s mostly $10.55-11.55, 24s $8-10.65, 30s mostly $9.65-10.65, 36s mostly $10.15-10.55; Organic 12s $32.55, 18-24s mostly $28-32.55, 30-36s $32.55. Quality variable.

Asparagus

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALEXICO CALIFORNIA, SAN LUIS ARIZONA AND ARIZONA 2019 CROP — Crossings (73-125-143) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Slow. Prices Lower. 28-pound cartons/crates bunched green standard mostly $20.75-22.75, large mostly $20.75-22.75; 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green small $6.75-8.75, large mostly $12.75, standard $11.75-12.75, Extra services included. Some sales being booked at previously committed lower prices.

CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA 2019 CROP — Shipments (0-0-0) — Movement expected to increase . Light shipments have begun however conventional supplies insufficient to quote. f.o.b. for Organic expected to begin around April 3, 2019.

Beans

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (23-24-29) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. 30-pound cartons round green-type Handpicked $14.95-16.95. Quality generally good.

Beans, french-type

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (U-5-13*) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. 5-pounds cartons $6-7. Quality variable. (* revised, U = unavailable)

Beans, round green

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (57-47*-60) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Slow at Higher prices. Prices Higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling. bushel cartons/crates machine-picked mostly $8.85-10.85. Quality generally good. (* revised)

COACHELLA VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Harvest expected to begin the week of April 7. Quality expected to be generally good.

Beets

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (7-6*-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Moderate, late Fairly Active. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons bunched 12s red-type mostly $10.95-11.45. Quality generally good. (* revised)

Bok choy

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Crossings (12*-12*-12) — Shipments — (AZ 1-1-1, CA Light) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. 30-pound cartons mostly $13.55-14.50. Quality generally good. (*revised)

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (CA 3*-5-6) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin for the season. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by April 15. (* revised)

Broccoli

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (95-97-115) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices much lower. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut Short Trim mostly $12-13. Quality variable.

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments — (63-57-44) — Movement expected decrease seasonally. Trading crown cut fairly active at slightly lower prices, bunched moderate. Prices crown cut slightly lower, bunched lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $11.55-11.65, 18s mostly $12-12.15; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $16.35-18.45. Organic bunched 14s $22.45-24.45; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut 22.45-24.45. Quality variable.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (5-12-43) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $9.55-10.75, 18s mostly $10-11.25; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $15.45-17.65, Short Trim mostly $16.45-18.65. Organic bunched 14s mostly $24.50-28; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $24.45-30.95. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (39-30-26) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Fairly Active, late Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Cartons bunched 14s and 18s supplies in too few hands to establish a market; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly 11.00-14. Quality generally good.

IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (23-21-16) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies very light. Trading Slow. Prices Bunched Lower, crown cut Slightly Lower, Short Trim Much Lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly 11.45-12.55; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $15.95-17.95, Short Trim mostly $16.95-18.95. Quality generally good.

Brussels sprouts

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (40-38*-40) — Shipments (11-9-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. 25-pound cartons medium mostly $32.95-34.95. Quality generally good. (* revised)

Cabbage

NORTH, CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (161-80-82) — Movement expected to decrease as few growers finish for the season. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Cooling included. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium mostly $10. red-type medium 20.00-22. Savoy 1 ¾-bushel crates & 40-pound cartons medium mostly $14-16. Quality generally good.

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (44-31-34) — Movement expected decrease seasonally. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium $10-12, red-type medium $19-21. Quality variable.

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (13-16-13) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Slow, late Moderate. Prices Lower. 50-pound cartons medium round green-type mostly $8.85-9.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (CA 9-8-7) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin for the season. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by April 15.

SAN ANTONIO-WINTERGARDEN DISTRICT TEXAS — Shipments (9-11-6) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium $10, red-type medium $18. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Shipments (AZ 54-44-40, CA 6-7-3, Crossings 8-11*-6) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early Fairly Slow, late Slow. Prices Much Lower. 50-pound cartons medium round green-type mostly $9-10.45; Organic green-type $30.95-33.50, red-type $21.50-26.95. Quality generally good. (*revised)

Calabaza

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS - Port of entry: South Florida Imports via Boat U-3*-3 — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. from Costa Rica, few Honduras 50-pounds Sacks 1000-12 (* revised, U = unavailable)

 Carrots

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments — (172-182-197) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading Moderate. Prices jumbo generally unchanged, others slightly lower. 48 1-pound film bags med-lge $13-15.40; 50-pound sacks loose jbo $14-17.40, 25-pound sacks loose jbo 7.00-8.70; cartons 30 1-pound film bags Baby Peeled $18.25-18.75. Organic 48 1-pound film bags med-lge $20-28.70, 24 2-pound film bags med-lge 20.00-28.70, 10 5-pound film bags med-lge $20-28.70. Cartons 24 1-pound film bags Baby Peeled $18-20.20, cartons 12 2-pound film bags Baby Peeled $18-20.20, cartons 4 5-pound film bags Baby Peeled $18-20.20. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (48-44-55) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Active. Prices Higher. 50-pound sacks loose jumbo $10-12. Quality variable.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (16-23-22) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. Sacks medium large 48 1-pound, 24 2-pound, 10 5-pound film bags $15-16; 50-pound cartons loose jumbo $12-13. Quality generally good.

Cauliflower

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (58-35-43) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading 12s fairly active at much lower prices, others moderate. Prices much lower. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $12.35-13.55, 9s mostly $9.45-11.65, 16s mostly $9.50-10.65; ORGANIC White 12s mostly $22.50-24.45. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (35-32-34) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Fairly Slow, late Slow. Prices Much Lower. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $8.50-10. Quality generally good.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (15-38-30) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading 12s active at much lower prices, others moderate. Prices much lower. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $10.45-11.65, 9s mostly $9.45-11.65, 16s $8.45-10.65; ORGANIC White 12s $32.75-32.95. Quality generally good.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (20-19-16) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies very light. Wide range in quality and condition. Trading early fairly active, late slow. Prices Much Lower. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly 10.65-12.95, 9s mostly $10.65-11.65, 16s $10-10.95.

Celery

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (130-155-161) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading active at slightly lower prices. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons 2 dozen mostly $63.85-65.65, 2 ½ dozen mostly $64.45-65.65, 3 dozen mostly $64.85-65.65; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $60.95-64.85. Organic 2-2 ½ dozen mostly $74.95-80.66; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $62.55-74.95. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL VALLEY CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Crossings (45-37*-24) — Shipments (7-7-2) — Movement expected to decrease as many shippers finish for the season. Trading early Very Active, late Active. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cartons 2-3 dozen $62.25-65.25. Quality generally good. (* revised)

COACHELLA VALLEY CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (AZ 57-52-50, CA 29*-29-22) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading active at slightly lower prices. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons 2-2 ½ dozen $62.25-63.55, 3 dozen $62.55-63.45; Hearts supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Organic 2-2 ½ dozen $68.45-74.95; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $58.45-65.50. Quality variable. (*revised)

Chayote

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (U-4*-3) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. 40-pounds cartons $22-24; 20-pounds cartons mostly $10-14 (* revised, U =unavailable)

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (6-6*-2) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Very Active. Available supplies very light. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments. (* revised)

Chinese cabbage

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (CA 9-11-10) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin for the season. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by April 15.

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Crossings (4-3-5) — Shipments (AZ 3-2-1, CA 0-1-0#) — Movement expected to decrease as some shippers finish for the season. Trading early Moderate, late Fairly Active. Prices Higher. Nappa 30-pound cartons mostly $18.35-20.65. Quality generally good. (#less than 50,000-pounds).

Cilantro

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Crossings (12-10-11) — Shipments (AZ 9-8-1, CA Light) — Movement expected to decrease as some shippers finish for the season. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Cartons bunched 60s mostly $12.35-14.45, 30s mostly $9.35-10.25; Organic 30s $20.50-24.95. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (8—9-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Fairly Slow, late Moderate. Prices 60s lower, 30s generally unchanged. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s mostly $10.95-11, 30s mostly $7.95-9. Quality variable.

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (6-6-6) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cartons bunched 60s $14.85-16.85. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (CA 2-2-3) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin for the season. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by April 15.

Corn, sweet

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments — (160-127-168) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Very Active. Prices Slightly Higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling. Wire bound crates yellow 4- 4 1/ 2 dozen $11.25, White 4- 4 1 /2 dozen $11.25, Bi- Color 4- 4 1 /2 dozen $11.25. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (49-55-44) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading White active, others moderate. Prices yellow much higher, White higher, Bi-Color slightly lower. Cartons 4-4 ½ dozen yellow $12.95-14.95, White $18.95-20.95, Bi-Color mostly $10. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Harvest in Imperial Valley expected to begin the week of March 31, followed by Coachella Valley the week of April 7. Quality expected to be generally good.

Cucumbers

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (270-241-254) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Long seedless fairly slow, others moderate. Prices Long seedless lower, conventional large and 24s much higher, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $10.95-12.95, fair quality $8.95-10.95, ordinary quality $5.95-7.95; small $5.95-7.95, large $8.95-10.95. Cartons 24s $4.95-6.95, 36s 6.95-8.95. Pickles-bushel and 40-45-pound plastic container 200-300s and 300-400s $18.35-20.95, 150-200s $14.95-16.95. greenhouse Long seedless cartons film-wrapped 12s medium $2.95-5.95, small $2.95-4.95; cartons irregular size fair quality $5.95-7.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (135-104-100) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices medium slightly higher, others generally unchanged Available supplies very light. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $11.95-13.95, fair quality 8.95-10.95; large $10.95-12.95. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior booking and/or previous commitments.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (26-38*-55) — (includes Organic 0-0-0) — Movement expected to slightly increase. Trading Fairly Active. Prices Carton 24s Generally Unchanged, others Much Higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling. WAXED 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $16.35-18.35, fair quality mostly $10.35-12.35. Cartons 24s mostly $6.35-7.35. Quality generally good. (* revised)

Eggplant

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (50-43-39) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices Generally Unchanged. 1-bushel, 1 1/9-bushel and 1 1/6-bushel cartons wrapped 18s $10.95-12.95, 24s $8.95-10.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (15-18*-27) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Much Lower. Includes palletizing and Cooling. medium are wrapped. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $10.35, fair quality mostly $6.35. Quality generally good. (* revised)

COACHELLA VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Harvest expected to begin the week of April 7. Quality expected to be generally good.

Endive

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (2-1-2) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Cooling included. 1 1 /9 bushel cartons/ crates 18s ( include some 14s and 16s) $11.95-12.95. Carton 24s $13.95-14.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected to begin the week of March 31. Quality expected to be generally good. FIRST REPORT

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Shipments (AZ 1-1-0# CA Light, Crossings Very Light — Movement expected to decrease as some shippers finish for the season. Trading early Slow, late Fairly Slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cartons 24s mostly $8.45-9.65. Quality generally good. (#less than 50,000-pounds).

Escarole

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (3-2-3) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Cooling included. 1 1/9 bushel cartons/ crates 18s (include some 14s and 16s) $11.95-12.95. Carton 24s $13.95-14.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected to begin the week of March 31. Quality expected to be generally good. FIRST REPORT

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Shipments (AZ 1-1-1, CA Light, Crossings Very Light — Movement expected to decrease as some shippers finish for the season. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $17.45-18.65. Quality generally good.

Ginger root

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (U-2*-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. From Costa Rica, few Honduras Cartons 30-pound cartons mostly $20-22. (* revised, U= unavailable)

 Greens

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (19-16-16) — Movement expected to remain about the same Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s Collard and Kale $8, Mustard and Turnip Tops mostly $8. Quality generally good.

LEXINGTON SOUTH CAROLINA DISTRICT — Shipments (17-16-14) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices steady. Supply very light. Demand very good. Market steady. This report is issued on Tuesdays and Thursdays. cartons bunched Kale 24s $9-15 mostly $9 cartons loose Mustard $9-14 mostly $9 Turnip Tops $9-14 mostly $9 various containers bunched Collard 6s $11 various containers loose Collard lse $11-15 mostly 11.00

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-0-0) — Movement expected to remain very light due to unseasonably cold temperatures. Producers estimate next harvest to be April 2019. Currently, no f.o.b. is being issued.

Greens, kale

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (3-3-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading green Fairly Slow, Lacinato Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s green mostly $10.95-11, Lacinato (Tuscan) $16.95-19. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (CA 1-1-1) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin for the season. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by April 15.

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Shipments (AZ 13-13-15, CA Light, Crossings 13-9*-9) — Movement expected to decrease as some shippers finish for the season. Trading early Fairly Slow, late Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s Kale green mostly $10.45-12.65; Organic green $19.50-26.95, red $15.50-20.45, Lacinato (Tuscan) mostly $16.45-17.50. Quality generally good. (*revised)

 Leeks

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (3-3-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons 12s mostly $9-11.65; Organic mostly $22.50-24.50. Quality and condition variable.

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (CA 2-1-2) — Movement expected to increase slightly as more shippers begin for the season. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by April 15. FIRST REPORT

Lettuce, boston

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (4-4-5) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies very light. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons 24s mostly $10.55-12.50. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies fairly light. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cartons 24s mostly $9.95-10.95. Quality generally good.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Harvest expected to begin the week of April 7, with most shippers expecting to begin the week of April 14. Quality expected to be generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by April 19.

Lettuce, green leaf

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (48-57-47) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $7-8.65, Organic $20.45-24.50. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (8-10-9) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies fairly light. Trading Slow. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $7.65-8.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-0-1) — Movement expected to increase seasonally but remain light as supplies are in few hands. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of April 7. FIRST REPORT

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (CA 0-0-1) — Harvest expected to increase as more shippers begin for the season. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by April 15. FIRST REPORT

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Harvest expected to begin the week of March 31, with most shippers expecting to begin the week of April 7. Quality expected to be generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by April 12.

Lettuce, iceberg

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (480-490-441) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading 24s fairly active at much lower prices, 30s moderate. Prices much lower. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $9.25-10.65, 24s film-wrapped mostly $10.25-11.65, 30s film-wrapped mostly $8.55-9.45. Organic 24s film-wrapped mostly $16.45-20.50, 12s film-wrapped mostly $9.50-11.50. Quality variable.

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-7-70) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies fairly heavy. Trading fairly active at much lower prices Prices much lower. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $9.25-10.65, 24s film-wrapped mostly $10.25-11.65. Quality generally good.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (26-41-18) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies light. Trading early Active, late Fairly Slow. Prices Much Lower. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $11.65-12.55, 24s film-wrapped mostly $12.65-13.55. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-2-8) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin for the season. Trading Fairly Slow. Unofficial prices from trade sources cartons 24s film-lined $8.50-10.15, 24s film-wrapped $9.50-11.85. Quality generally good. The first F.O.B. report is expected to be issued by April 8.

Lettuce, red leaf

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (13-10-9) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $7-8.65, Organic $20.45-24.50. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (2-4-2) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies light. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $7.65-8.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-0-1) — Movement expected to increase seasonally but remain light as supplies are in few hands. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of April 7. FIRST REPORT

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (CA 0-0-0#) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin for the season. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by April 15. FIRST REPORT (# less than 50,000-pounds)

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Harvest expected to begin the week of March 31, with most shippers expecting to begin the week of April 7. Quality expected to be generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by April 12.

Lettuce, romaine

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (441-475-423) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading fairly active at slightly lower prices. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $7.45-8.85; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $10.45-11.85, 48s film-lined mostly $11.65-12.75. ORGANIC carton 24s $24.45-26.50; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $12.45-14.50. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (53-76-38) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supply fairly light. Trading Moderate. Prices crown cut Slightly Higher, Bunched Generally unchanged. Cartons 24s mostly $8.55-10.95; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $10.65-11.55, 48s film-lined $12.25-12.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-3-14) — 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 April 7. FIRST REPORT

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (CA 0-6-9) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin for the season. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Most shippers expect to begin harvest by April 12. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by April 8. Quality generally good.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Harvest expected to begin the week of April 7, with most shippers expecting to begin the week of April 14. Quality expected to be generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by April 19.

Okra

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (U-10*-8) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Honduras, Dominican Republic. ½-bushel crates/Cartons medium/large mostly $17-18. (* revised, U =unavailable)

FLORIDA SOUTH DISTRICT 2019 CROP — Shipments (0-0-0) — Very light shipments have begun. Expect sufficient volume and number of shippers for first f.o.b. report within 14 days. FIRST REPORT.

Onions, dry

U.S. — Shipments (1,076-955*-736) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Columbia Basin Washington, Idaho and Malheur County Oregon, Mexico, Texas and Peru. The Market News Service survey of over 30,000 retail stores had 8,900 ads for onions last week, which is a 16% decrease from last weeks ads of 10,529. (* revised)

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON — Shipments (393-340-291, Includes exports 55-41-48) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading red active, yellow moderate. Prices yellow lower, red generally unchanged. Prices yellow Hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal mostly $12, jumbo mostly $11, medium mostly $12; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly 12.00, medium mostly $12.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY OREGON — Shipments (400-347-283, Includes exports 8-7-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading red active, yellow moderate. Prices red higher, yellow lower. yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. 1 50-pound sacks super colossal mostly $13-14, colossal mostly $12-13, jumbo mostly $11-12, medium $11; red globe-type U.S. 1 25-pound sacks jumbo $14-16, medium $14-16.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (205-179-81) — Movement expected to decrease as season winds down. Trading Moderate. Prices Colossal and medium yellow lower, others generally unchanged yellow Grano 50-pound sacks colossal mostly $18, jumbo mostly $18, medium mostly $16; Grano - Marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $18-20; White 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly 50.00, medium $40-45; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $16, medium mostly $16

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (10-28*-42) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin harvest within the next week or two. Rain in South Texas has pushed back harvest, Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. yellow Grano marked sweet 40-pound cartons $22-24. (* revised)

PERU IMPORTS — REPACKED AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS — Shipments (36-36-21) — Movement expected decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (8-8-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (10-8-7) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Too few open market sales to establish a market.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (6-5-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

Onions, green

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (81-63*-52) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices medium slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 48s medium mostly $7.45-8.65, small mostly $6.45-7.95; ICELESS 4 film bags, 12 bunches per bag mostly $8.45-9.55. Organic cartons bunched 48s medium $18.85-23.95. Quality and condition variable. (* revised)

LEXINGTON SOUTH CAROLINA DISTRICT — Shipments (3-3-3) — Movement expected to gradually increase. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Slightly Higher. Supply very light. Demand very good. Market steady. This report is issued on Tuesdays and Thursdays. cartons bunched 48s $15-22 mostly $15.

Parsley

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Crossings (6-5-5) —

Shipments — (AZ 3-3-2, CA 0-0-1) — Movement expected to decrease as some shippers finish for the season. Trading Moderate. Prices Plain slightly higher, Curly generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 60s Curly mostly $8.45-10.55, Plain mostly $9.55-10.65; Organic bunched 30s Plain $15.50-20.95. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (2-2-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Cartons bunched 60s Curly mostly $9.95-11, Plain $9.95-11. Quality variable.

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (CA 0-0-1) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin for the season. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by April 15. FIRST REPORT

Peas, snow

GUATEMALA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (U-10*-3*) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Guatemala. 10-pound cartons mostly $15-16. (* revised, U = unavailable)

Peas, sugar

GUATEMALA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (U-5*-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. from Guatemala. 10-pounds cartons mostly $16. Quality good. (* revised, U = unavailable)

Peppers, bell

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (244-270-161, Field Grown 192-218-137, greenhouse 52-52-24) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red active, others moderate. Prices Place Pack and Orange generally unchanged, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large $22.95-24.95, large $20.95-22.95, medium $14.95-16.95, small $12.95-14.95; Place Pack extra-large $24.95-26.95, large $22.95-24.95; large fair quality green $14.95-16.95, red irregular size fair mostly $14.95. 15-pound cartons red extra-large $10.95-12.95, large mostly $10.95. greenHOUSE 11-pound cartons red extra-large $10.95-12.95, large mostly $10.95, Yellow and Orange extra-large $12.95-14.95, large mostly $12.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (102-98-94) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices much lower. greenHOUSE 11-pound cartons red jumbo and extra-large mostly $10-11, large mostly $9-10, yellow jumbo and extra-large mostly $11-13, large mostly $10-12, Orange jumbo and extra-large mostly $11-12, large mostly 10.00-11. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (124-77*-86) — (includes Organic 1-1-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Very Active. Prices Much Higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons jumbo and extra-large mostly $24.35, large mostly $22.35, irregular size fair quality mostly $20.35. Quality generally good. (* revised)

COACHELLA VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Harvest expected to begin the week of March 31. Quality expected to be generally good.

Peppers, mixed mini

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (25-24-20) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices Slightly Higher. greenHOUSE and FIELD GROWN cartons 12 1-pound film bags $10.95-12.95, Organic $12.95-16.95. Quality generally good.

Peppers, other

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (63-55-67) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Habanero much higher, Serrano much lower, Jalapeno and Poblano lower, others generally unchanged 1 1/9-bushel cartons and crates Anaheim mostly $14-16, Jalapeno $14-15, Serrano mostly $14-15, Poblano $12.50-15. 8-pound cartons Habanero orange $18-20.00. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (57-75-64) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices Jalapeno slightly lower, Poblano much lower, others lower. 1 1/9-bushel carton per-pound large Anaheim mostly .45-.50, Jalapeno mostly $.35, Poblano mostly $.50, Serrano mostly $.40-.45, yellow Chile mostly $.50-.55. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (20-16*-19) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Cubanelles Active at Slightly Lower prices, others Active. Prices Cubanelles Slightly Lower, Poblano Higher, Jalapeno Generally Unchanged. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons Cubanelles mostly $18.35, Jalapeno and Poblano mostly $20.35. Quality generally good. (* revised)

Potatoes

U.S. — Shipments (1,846-1,833*-1,768) — The top shipping states, in order, were Idaho, Colorado, Florida, Columbia Basin Washington, and red River Valley (North Dakota & Minnesota. (* revised)

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT IDAHO — Shipments (794-790-824, Includes exports 19-37-79) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices bales and Burbank carton 80-100s lower, others generally unchanged. Russet Burbank U.S. 1 baled 10-5-pound film bags non size A mostly $4.50-5; 50-pound cartons 40-50s mostly $14, 60-70s mostly $15, 80s mostly $13, 90s $10- $11, 100s $7.50-9; Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 10-5-pound film bags non size A mostly $4.50-5; 50-pound cartons 40s mostly $12.50-13, 50s mostly $13, 60-70s mostly $13.50, 80s mostly $13, 90s mostly $9, 100s mostly $8-9.

SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO — Shipments (311-309-301, Includes exports 19-20-19) — Movement expected to be about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Cartons 40-70s and 90s higher, others generally unchanged. U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags sz A mostly $8.50; 50-pound cartons 40s mostly $13-13.50, 50-70s $13.50-14, 80-90s, mostly $13.50, 100s mostly $13-13.50; U.S. Two baled 5 10-pound film bags mostly $7, 50-pound sacks 10 oz min mostly $7; U.S. Coml bulk per cwt mostly $10; round red U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags sz A mostly $13; yellow-type U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags sz A mostly $13.

FLORIDA — Shipments (140-134-131) — Movement expected to remain about the same Trading round red moderate, others active. Prices Generally Unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $14.50-15, size B mostly $22-22.50, Creamers ¾-1 5/8-inch mostly $35-35.50; 50-pound sacks size A mostly $12.75-13.50, size B mostly $20.25-20.75. round White U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A 22.50-24.50, size B mostly $14-14.50, Creamers ¾-1 5/8-inch mostly $45.75-50.75; 50-pound sacks size A $20.75-22.75, size B mostly $12.50-12.75. yellow-type U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $24.50-25.75, size B mostly $14-15, Creamers ¾-1 5/8-inch mostly $45.75- 50.75; 50-pound sacks size A mostly $22.75-24, size B mostly $12.50-13.25.

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON — Shipments (128-143-116, Includes exports 30-28-24) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags non size A $5-5.50, 50-pound carton 40s most;y $12-13, 50s mostly $14, 60-70s mostly $15, 80s mostly $12.50-13, 90s mostly $11, 100s mostly $10.

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY) — Shipments (94-94*-79) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. round red U.S. 1 50-pound carton size A mostly $11, Tote bags approx. 2000-pounds per cwt size A mostly $16, baled 10-5-pound film bags size A mostly $11. (* revised)

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (72-82-74) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags size A mostly $10-10.50, 50-pound cartons 40s-70s mostly $15-16.00, 80s mostly $14-15, 90s mostly $11.50-12, 100s mostly $11.50-12.

HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS TEXAS — Shipments (73-70-69) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (57-52*-46) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Slow. Prices Unchanged. U.S.One Russet Norkotah size A baled 5 10-pound sacks $10-12.75, baled 10 5-pound sacks $11-13.75. (* revised)

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (50-41-45) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

AROOSTOOK COUNTY MAINE — Shipments (61-62-35) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Slow. Prices Unchanged. U.S. 1 Russet Norkotah/Other varieties 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum baled 10 5-pound sacks mostly $10.50-11, round White 2-inch minimum baled 10 5-pound sacks mostly $10-11.

NEBRASKA — Shipments (41-32*-32) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. (*revised)

KLAMATH BASIN OREGON AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (26-23*-17) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. (* revised)

BIG LAKE MINNESOTA — Shipments (1-2-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

NORTHERN COLORADO DISTRICT — Shipments (2-1-0) — Movement expected to remain decrease as season ends. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT

CANADA (NEW BRUNSWICK) CROSSINGS THROUGH MAINE POINTS — Crossings — Shipments light. Movement expected about the same. Trading Slow. Prices Unchanged. Canada No. 1 or U.S. 1 Russet Norkotah/Other varieties 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum baled 10 5-pound sacks $12-12.50, 5 10-pound sacks $11-11.50.

Radishes

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (19-16*-17) — Shipments (10-11-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cartons red bunched 24s mostly $8.95-11.65, 48s mostly $9.95-13.50. Quality variable. (* revised)

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (7-5-6) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Cooling included. Carton topped 30-6-ounce film bags red $10.95-11.45. Carton topped 14 1-pound film bags red $11.45-11.95, 40-pound film bags topped red 22.95-24.95. Quality generally good.

Rhubarb

OREGON AND WASHINGTON COAST — Shipments Very Light — Movement of Washington grown hothouse rhubarb expected to decrease sharply as the harvest has finished. The Oregon field grown harvest is expected to begin lightly the week of April 14, with increasing supplies the week of April 21. A first f.o.b. report for Oregon and Washington State field grown rhubarb is expected to be issued the week of April 28.

Spinach

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (CA 2-2-4) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin for the season. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by April 8.

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Shipments (AZ 58-58-45, CA 6-7-5, Crossings 7-6*-5) — Movement expected to decrease as some shippers finish for the season. Trading early Moderate, late Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Cartons bunched Flat 24s mostly $13.45-15.65. Quality generally good. (*revised)

Squash

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (58-44*-54) — (includes Organic 1-2-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Zucchini Moderate, yellow Fairly Slow. Prices Much Lower. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 1 /2-bushel cartons Zucchini and Yellow Straightneck small mostly $8.35, medium mostly $6.35. ¾-bushel cartons yellow Crookneck small mostly $10.35, medium mostly 6.35. Quality generally good. (* revised)

Squash, acorn

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (9-9-14) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices much lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons extra-large mostly $14.95, large mostly $16.95, medium $14.95-16.95. Quality and condition variable.

Squash, butternut

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (21-15-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons extra-large mostly $10.95-12.95, large mostly $14.95, medium $12.95-14.95. Quality and condition variable.

Squash, grey

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (28-26-24) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. 4/7-bushel cartons small and small-medium $6.95-8.95, medium $5.95-7.95. Quality variable.

Squash, kabocha

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (13-13-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons large mostly $18-18.95, medium mostly $16-16.95. Quality and condition variable.

Squash, spaghetti

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (20-30-27) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons large $14.95-16.95, medium $12.95-14.95, extra-large $10.95-12.95. Quality and condition variable.

Squash, yellow straightneck

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (42-34-38) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices Higher. 4/7-bushel cartons small and small-medium $9.95-10.95, medium $8.95-9.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium-large 6.95-8.95. Quality variable.

Squash, zucchini

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (143-126-140) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices much higher. 4/7-bushel cartons small and small-medium $6.95-8.95, medium $6.95-8.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium-large $6.95-8.95. Quality variable.

Sweet potatoes

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (128-128*-118) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange-types U.S. No. 1 $16-18, U.S. No. 1 Petite $11-14, U.S. No. 2 $9-10, No Grade Marks jumbo $10-11. (* revised)

ATWATER LIVINGSTON CALIFORNIA — Shipments (25-22-22) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange and red-types U.S. Number One mostly $21-23, No Grade Marks medium $12-13, jumbo $12-15; White-types U.S. Number One mostly $30, No Grade Marks medium $12-14, jumbo $10-14; Japanese Types U.S. Number One $30-32, No Grade Marks medium mostly $30, jumbo mostly $20-22; Organic U.S. Number One Orange and red-types $32-36, No Grade Marks medium $23-25, jumbo $20; White-types U.S. Number One $35-38, No Grade Marks medium $23-25, jumbo $20; Japanese-types U.S. Number One $40-42, No Grade Marks medium $38-42, jumbo $25. Quality generally good.

MISSISSIPPI — Shipments (23-23-22) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange-types U.S. Number One mostly $19-20, U.S. Number Two $11-12 and No Grade Marks jumbo $11-12. Quality generally good.

LOUISIANA — Shipments (8-8-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange-types U.S. Number One mostly $20-22, U.S. Number Two $12-14 and No Grade Marks jumbo $11-12. Quality generally good

Taro

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (U-9*-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Eddoes, Malanga Lila and Dasheen (Coco Islena) higher; Malanga Blanca unchanged. Mostly Costa Rica, few Jamaica. 40-pounds cartons Eddoes $25-29; 40-pounds cartons Dasheen (Coco Islena) mostly $17-18; Malanga Lila 40-pounds cartons mostly $39-43, Blanca mostly $29-33. (* revised, U = unavailable)

Tomatillos

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (27-25-28) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates mostly $13-15. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (7-14-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices Slightly Lower. 40-pound containers per-pound mostly $.18-.20. Quality generally good.

Tomatoes

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (264-250-176) — (Adapted Environment 207-189-133, Open Field 45-45-27, Controlled Environment 12-16-16) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices much higher. Adapted environment and Open field Vine-ripes cartons 2-layer 4x4-5x6s mostly $8.95-10.95; 25-pound cartons loose 4x4-4x5 sizes mostly $9.95-11.95, 5x5-5x6 sizes $8.95-10.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (226-218-160) — Movement expected to slightly increase. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. Extra services included. Prices for March 29th. 25-pound Cartons Loose Mature greens 85% U.S. 1 or Better 5x6 size $11.95, 6x6 size $10.95-11.95, 6x7 size mostly $9.95. Quality generally good. Prices Monday, April 1st to be established based on Tuesday's market.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (176-173-156, Adapted Environment 161-163-140, Open Field 15-10-16) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices 4x4-4x5s higher, 5x5s generally unchanged, others lower. Open field and Adapted environment 2-layer Vine-ripes 4x4 mostly $9.95-10.95, 4x5s mostly $9.95, 5x5s $7.95-8.95, 5x6s mostly $6.95-7.95; 25-pound cartons loose Vine-ripes 4x4-4x5 sizes $9.95-10.95, 5x5-5x6 sizes mostly $8.95. Quality generally good.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Shipments (24-17*-U) — greenhouse. No prices reported. (* revised, U = unavailable)

Tomatoes, cherry

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (5-5-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Slow for light supplies. Prices Lower. Extra services included. Flats 12 1-pint baskets with lids $11.95-13.95. Quality generally good.

Tomatoes, grape

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (40-44-42, Open Field 30-32-33, Adapted Environment 10-12-9) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices much lower. Open field and Adapted environment 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large mostly $5.95; 20-pound cartons loose medium-large mostly $10.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (23-24-30, Includes Organic 2-2-1) — Movement expected to slightly decrease. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Includes palletizing and cooling. Flats 12-1 pints container with lids mostly $7.95-8.95. 20-pound carton loose 13.95-15.95. Organic Flats 12 -1 pints container with lids $11.95-13.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (3-4-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate Prices Generally Unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large Adapted environment mostly $6.95-8.95; Open field 6.95-8.95. Quality generally good.

Tomatoes, plum

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (256-231-193, Open Field 143-132-101, Adapted Environment 113-99-92) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices extra-large slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Open field and Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large mostly $8.30, large and medium $8.30, Quality and condition variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (125-125-119, Adapted Environment 101-94-94, Open Field 22-28-23, Controlled Environment 2-3-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Adapted environment and Open field 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large and large mostly $9.85-10.95, medium mostly $8.50-8.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (56-37-42) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Extra services included. 25-pound Cartons Loose Roma extra-large $11.95, large mostly $10.95, medium $9.95. Quality generally good.

Yams (names)

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (U-5*-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Cartons yellow lower; White unchanged. Costa Rica and Jamaica 45-pounds cartons yellow $32-36; White 50-pounds cartons $19-23 (* revised, U = unavailable)

 Yuca (cassava)

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (U-7*-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. From Costa Rica, few Nicaragua 37-pounds cartons $17-18 (* revised, U = unavailable)