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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 April 6, April 13 and April 20 in that order in thousand hundredweight (cwt.) or 100,000 pound units. Expected movement is for the period April 21 to May 4, 2019. Prices are for Monday, April 22, 2019, compared to Monday, April 15, 2019.

Anise

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices Higher. Cartons 24s $21.50-22.55. Quality generally good.

Artichokes

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Shipments (17*-23-18) — Crossings (0-0-0#) — Movement from California expected to increase slightly; Mexico expected about the same. Trading early very active, late moderate. Prices 12-18s slightly lower, 24-30s generally unchanged, 36s slightly higher. Cartons globe 12s $16.55-18.65, 18s mostly $18.55-20.55, 24-36s mostly $19.55-21.55; Organic 12s $32.55-36, 18s $32.55-38, 24s $32.55, 30-36s $25.95-32.55. Quality variable. (#less than 50,000-pounds) (* revised)

Asparagus

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALEXICO CALIFORNIA, SAN LUIS ARIZONA AND ARIZONA 2019 CROP — Crossings (108-86-30) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. 28-pound cartons/crates bunched green standard mostly $18.75-20.75, large mostly $18.75-20.75; 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green large mostly 9-.75-10.75, standard mostly $9.75-10.75, Extra services included. Some sales being booked at previously committed prices. Occasional sales being booked open with price to be established later. Most shippers have finished for the season.

CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA 2019 CROP — Shipments (0#-0#-0#) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green Organic large mostly $24.75-26.75. standard mostly $24.75-26.75. Extra services included. (# less than 50,000-pounds)

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS 2019 CROP — Crossings (0-0-0) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Light shipments are being reported in the district with most shippers expecting to increase harvesting the week of April 29th. First f.o.b. expected to begin on or around May 6, 2019. FIRST REPORT

WALLA WALLA DISTRICT AND LOWER YAKIMA VALLEY WASHINGTON — Movement expected to begin the current week, but volumes are expected to remain very light to local markets. Additional growers are expected to begin the week of April 28, with a first f.o.b. report expected to be issued by May 1.

Beans

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (29-25-19) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. 30-pound cartons round green-type Handpicked mostly $10.95. Quality generally good.

Beans, french

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

Beans, round green

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (64-68-57) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Active. Prices Much Higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling.-bushel cartons/crates machine-picked $16.35-16.85. Quality generally good.

COACHELLA VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-1-1) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies very light. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. Prices 1 1/9-bushel cartons round green-type Handpicked mostly $18.95-20.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTH GEORGIA — No shipments reported. Most shippers expect to start harvesting by mid-May with a few starting around May 1. FIRST REPORT.

Beets

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (7*-9*-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons bunched 12s red-type mostly $10-11.65; Organic red-type $16.45-18.50, Gold type $14.45-17.50. Quality generally good. (* revised)

Bok choy

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (6-6-4) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Active. Prices Slightly Higher. 30-pound cartons mostly $16.45-17.45. Quality generally good.

Broccoli

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (99-90-141) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies fairly heavy. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut Short Trim mostly $10-11. Quality variable.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (80-121-97) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies heavy. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $8-9.65, 18s mostly $8.56-10.15; 20-pound cartons loose Crown Cut mostly $8.65-10.65, Short Trim mostly $11.65-12.55. Organic bunched 14s $16.45-20.50; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut 20.45-24.45. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (30-36-34) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices Higher. Cartons bunched 14s $9-11, 18s $9.50-11.50; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut $11-14. Quality generally good.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-1-9) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. 20-pound cartons loose bunched 14 s and crown cut $10.85-12.85.

Brussels sprouts

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (39*-37*-27) — Shipments (9-13-6) — Movement expected to decrease slightly from Mexico and increase from California. Trading Very Active. Prices Higher. 25-pound cartons medium $46.50-48.65. Quality generally good. (* revised)

Cabbage

NORTH, CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (99-96-82) — Movement expected to decrease as most growers finish for the season current week. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cooling included. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium $9-10.00. red-type medium and Savoy 1 ¾-bushel crates & 40-pound cartons medium. In too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (13-14-14) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices Slightly Higher. 50-pound cartons medium round green-type mostly $9.85-10.95, red-type $26.95-28.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (5-5-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices Higher. 50-pound cartons round green-type med $10-12.45; Organic round green-type $30.45-40.45, red-type $40.50-54. Quality generally good.

SAN ANTONIO-WINTERGARDEN DISTRICT TEXAS — Shipments (8-7-6) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. round green and red types supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. Lighter shipments expected to continue through April 27. LAST REPORT

SOUTH GEORGIA 2019 CROP — Shipments (0-0-0) — No shipments reported. No shipments reported. Most shippers expect to start in May with a few starting before the end of April. Growers are checking the fields and preparing for harvest any day.

Calabaza

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (4*-4-3*) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. from Costa Rica, few Honduras 50-pounds Sacks mostly $10-12 (* revised)

Carrots

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (179-185-178) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. 48 1-pound film bags med-lge mostly $13-15.40; 50-pound sacks loose jbo mostly $14-17.40, 25-pound sacks loose jbo mostly $7-8.70; 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 $20-28.70, 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 18.00-20.20, cartons 4 5-pound film bags Baby Peeled $18-20.20. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (54-46-48) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. 50 pound sacks loose jumbo $9-10. Quality variable.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (22-23-28) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Sacks medium large 48 1-pound, 24 2-pound, 10 5-pound film bags $15-16; 50-pound cartons loose jumbo $12-14. Quality generally good.

Cauliflower

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (29-71-77) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading 12s fairly active, others moderate. Prices 12-16s slightly higher, 9s slightly lower. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $13.55-15.65, 9s and 16s mostly $11.55-12.65; Organic White 12s $27-32.95. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (36-47-36) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices Higher. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s $14.50-17.50. Quality generally good.

Celery

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (174-208-203) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading Very Active. Prices Generally Unchanged. cartons 2 -3 dozen mostly $70.45-72.65; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $70.65-72.55. Organic cartons 2 dozen mostly $72.85-78.95, 2 ½ dozen mostly $75.85-80.50; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $65.85-80.45. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (1-13-18) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued by May 10.

Chayote

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (12-5-7) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies light and in few hands. Trading early very active, late moderate. Prices 40-pound cartons mostly $16. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida Imports via Boat — (2*-1*-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices 40-pound cartons lower; 20-pounds unchanged. 40-pound cartons mostly $22-24; 20-pound cartons mostly $14-15 (* revised)

Chinese cabbage

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (6-10-9) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Active. Prices Slightly Higher. Nappa 30-lb cartons mostly $21.45-22.65. Quality generally good.

Cilantro

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (4-10-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Cartons bunched 60s mostly $11.65-12.45, 30s $8.45-10.50. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (8-8-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. cartons bunched 60s mostly $10-11.95, 30s mostly $7.95-9. Quality variable.

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (7-5-4) — Movement expected to decrease as most shippers are finished for the season. Trading Moderate. Cartons bunched 60s supplies insufficient to establish a market. Quality variable. Lighter shipments expected to continue through April 27. LAST REPORT

Corn, sweet

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (199-252-230) — Movement expected to remain about the same Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. Includes palletizing and Cooling. Wire bound crates yellow 4- 4 1/ 2 dozen $11.25, White 4- 4 1 /2 dozen $11.25, BiColor 4- 4 1 /2 dozen $11.25. Quality generally good.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-10-53) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies light. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. Prices cartons White 4 dozen minimum mostly $18.95- $20.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (47-48-28) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices much lower. Cartons 4-4 ½ dozen yellow mostly $10.95, White supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable.

Cucumbers

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (303-272*-282) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late very slow. Prices Long seedless, conventional small and 24s generally unchanged, medium and large much lower, others lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $6.95-8.95, fair quality $4.95-6.95, ordinary quality $3.95-4.95; small $3.95-4.95, large $5.95-6.95. Cartons 24s $3.95-4.95, 36s $4.95-5.95. Pickles-bushel and 40-45-pound plastic container 200-300s and 300-400s $14.95-16.95, 150-200s $12.95-14.95. GREENHOUSE Long seedless cartons film-wrapped 12s medium and small $2-3; cartons irregular size fair quality $2-4. Quality generally good. (* revised)

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (81-99-94) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices much lower. Available supplies very light. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $9.95-11.95, fair quality mostly $9.95; large mostly $9.95. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior booking and/or previous commitments.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (73-103-63) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading WAXED Fairly Slow, Pickles Fairly Active at lower prices. Prices Lower. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 11/9-bushel cartons/crates Pickles 150-200s mostly 14.90-16.90, 200-300s mostly $20.90-21.90. WAXED 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $7.35-8.35, fair quality mostly $5.35-6.35. Cartons 24s mostly $2.50-3.50. Quality generally good.

Eggplant

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (39-39-30) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. 1-bushel, 1 1/9-bushel and 1 1/6-bushel cartons wrapped 18s mostly $9.95-10.95, 24s mostly $6.95-8.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (48-29-23) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Active. Prices Higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling. medium are wrapped. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $10.35, fair quality mostly $6.35. Quality generally good.

COACHELLA VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Harvest expected to begin the week of April 28. Quality expected to be generally good.

Endive

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (2-2-2) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Fairly Slow for Light Supplies. Prices Lower. Cooling included. 1 1 /9-bushel cartons/ crates 18s ( include some 14s and 16s) mostly $10.95. Carton 24s mostly $12.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Active. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons 24s mostly $10.50-10.65. Quality generally good.

Escarole

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (3-2-3) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Fairly Slow for Light Supplies. Prices Lower. Cooling included. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/ crates 18s ( include some 14s and 16s) mostly $10.95. Carton 24s mostly $12.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Active. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons 24s mostly $18-18.65. Quality generally good.

Ginger root

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (1*-3*-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. From Costa Rica , few Honduras Cartons 30-pound cartons mostly $22-24. (* revised)

Greens

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (16-38-29) — Movement expected to remain about the same Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s Collard, Kale, Mustard and Turnip Tops $8. Quality generally good.

LEXINGTON SOUTH CAROLINA DISTRICT — Shipments (15-20-22) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Moderate. Prices Turnip Tops slightly lower; others unchanged. Supply light. Demand very good. This report is issued on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cartons bunched Kale 24s $8.50-12 mostly $8.50 cartons loose Mustard $8.50-12 mostly $8.50 Turnip Tops $8.50-12 mostly $8.50. various containers bunched Collard 6s $8.50 various containers loose Collard lse $8.50-12 mostly $8.50.

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

Greens, kale

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (1-6-4) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons bunched 24s green mostly $10.45-12.55; Organic green and Lacinato (Tuscan) $16.45-20.45, red mostly $16.45-20.45. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (2-2-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices green lower, Lacinato higher. Cartons bunched 24s green $7.95-10.95, Lacinato (Tuscan) mostly $17.95-20. Quality generally good.

Leeks

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (2-3-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices Higher. Cartons bunched 12s mostly $10.45-11.55; Organic $20-28.50. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (3-5-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons 12s mostly $10-11.55; Organic mostly $22.85-26.45. Quality and condition variable. Most shipments from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution.

Lettuce, boston

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (1-2-3) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies very light. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. Prices cartons 24s mostly $13.55-14.65. Quality generally good.

Lettuce, green leaf

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (5-14-25) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cartons 24s mostly $9.55-10.65; Organic $20.45-24.45. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (2-3-4) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Prices cartons 24s $10-10.85. Quality generally good.

Lettuce, iceberg

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-67-235) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices Lower. Prices cartons film-lined 24s mostly $11.25-12.65, 24s film-wrapped mostly $12.25-13.65, 30s film-wrapped mostly 10.55-12.55. Organic cartons 24s film-wrapped $20.45-22.45, 12s filmwraped $12.45-14.45. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Shipments (230-311-187) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as most shippers are finished for the season. Trading Moderate. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. Lighter shipments expected to continue through April 27. LAST REPORT

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (25-49-62) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices Lower. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $8.85-9.65, 24s film-wrapped mostly $9.85-10.65. Quality generally good.

Lettuce, red leaf

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (1-4-7) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $10.35-11.65; Organic $20.45-24.45. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading Moderate. Prices cartons 24s $10-10.85. Quality generally good.

Lettuce, romaine

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (78-191-284) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices 24s lower, Hearts slightly lower. Cartons 24s mostly $10.25-11.65; Hearts cartons 12 3-count packages mostly $13.45-14.75, cartons film-lined 48s mostly $14.45-15.75. Organic cartons 24s $23.95-24.45, Hearts cartons 12 3-count packages mostly $14.45-17.75. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Shipments (27-98-45) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as most shippers are finished for the season. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. Lighter shipments expected to continue through April 27. LAST REPORT

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (16-26-25) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. Prices cartons 24s $12.50-13.85; Hearts cartons 12 3-count packages $13.50-15.85. Quality generally good.

Okra

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (9*-2*-8*) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Honduras, Dominican Republic. ½-bushel crates/Cartons medium/large $10. (* revised)

FLORIDA SOUTH DISTRICT 2019 CROP — Shipments (1-1-2) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Much Lower. Includes palletizing and Cooling. ½-bushel cartons small-medium mostly $12.35. Quality generally good.

Onions, dry

U.S. — Shipments (884-912*-954) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Columbia Basin Washington, Idaho and Malheur County Oregon, Texas, Mexico and Georgia. (* revised)

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON — Shipments (297-303-277, Includes exports 47-24-42) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading Moderate. Prices yellow lower, red unchanged. Prices yellow Hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal mostly $10, jumbo mostly 9.00, medium mostly $9-9.50; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $12, medium mostly $12.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY OREGON — Shipments (279-269-263, Includes exports 10-9-12) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading Moderate. Prices yellow medium lower, others unchanged. yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. 1 50-pound sacks super colossal mostly $11, colossal mostly $10, jumbo $9-10, medium $8-9; red globe-type U.S. 1 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $15-15.50, medium mostly $15-15.50.

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (104-162-237) — Movement expected to increase as more growers are expected to begin harvest current week. Trading Moderate. Prices yellow sacks higher, White sacks lower, others generally unchanged, yellow Grano 50 lb sacks Supercolossal mostly $18, colossal mostly $17, jumbo mostly $16, medium $13-14; Grano - Marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $20-22; White 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $42, medium $40; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $16, medium $16

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (159-121-101) — Movement expected to decrease as season winds down. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

VIDALIA DISTRICT GEORGIA — Shipments (5*-26*-46) — Expected to increase as more shippers start receiving onions to ship. Trading Active. Yellow Granex 40-pound carton jumbo mostly $22; Organic yellow Granex 40-pound jumbo $28-31. (* revised)

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (9-9-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (6-6-6) — Movement expected to seasonally decrease. Too few open market sales to establish a market.

PERU IMPORTS — repacked at various East Coast shipping points — Shipments (16-6-3) — Movement expected decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (6-6-3) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT.

IMPERIAL VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Shipments — Light shipments should start current week and increase as more shippers receive supplies by the week end. f.o.b. expected to start next week. First report.

Onions, green

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (61*-72*-45) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices medium slightly higher, Iceless generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 48s medium mostly $7.50-8.55; ICELESS 4 film bags, 12 bunches per bag mostly $8.50-9.65. Organic cartons bunched 48s medium mostly $20.95-22.95. Quality and condition variable. Most shipments from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution. (*revised)

LEXINGTON SOUTH CAROLINA DISTRICT — Shipments (3-4-3) — Movement expected to gradually increase. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Unchanged. Supply very light. Demand very good. This report is issued on Tuesdays and Thursdays. cartons bunched 48s 14.00-23 mostly $14.

 Parsley

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (1-5-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Active. Prices Higher. Cartons bunched 60s Curly mostly $12.45-14.50, Plain mostly $13.45-14.50; Organic cartons bunched 30s Curly $16.45-19.50, Plain mostly $16.45-19.50. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (2-3-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices Higher. Cartons bunched 60s Curly $12-13.95, Plain $16-17.95. Quality generally good.

Peas, snow

GUATEMALA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (5*-1*-1*) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Guatemala. 10-pound cartons mostly $13. (* revised)

Peas, sugar

GUATEMALA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (4*-1*-1*) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Very Active. from Guatemala. 10-pounds cartons few sale $22-24. (* revised)

Peppers, bell

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (203-209-165, Field Grown 176-178-138, greenhouse 27-31-27) — Movement expected about the same. Trading green slow, others moderate. Prices green much lower, others lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $10.95-12.95, large mostly $10.95, medium mostly $8.95, small mostly $4.95-5.95; Place Pack extra large mostly $16.95-18.95, large mostly $14.95-16.95; large fair quality green mostly $5.95-7.95, red irregular size fair mostly $18.95-20.95. 15-pound cartons red extra-large and large mostly $14.95. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons red, yellow and Orange extra-large mostly $14.95, large mostly $12.95-14.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (127-115-108, includes Organic 1-1-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Much Lower. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons jumbo and extra-large mostly $10.35, large and irregular size fair quality mostly $8.35. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (67-84-81) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices red higher, others slightly higher. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons red jumbo and extra-large $13-15.25, large $12-14.25; yellow and Orange jumbo and extra-large $14-16.25, large $13-15.25. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

COACHELLA VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Shipments (5-16-22) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies light. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices much lower. Prices 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $16.95-18.95, extra-large mostly $18.95, large mostly 16.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $8.95-10.95. Quality generally good.

Peppers, mixed mini sweet

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (19-19-17) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Greenhouse and field grown cartons 12 1-pound film bags mostly $14.95, Organic 14.95-18.95. Quality generally good.

Peppers, other

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (69-73-82) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel carton per-pound large Anaheim and yellow Chile mostly $.40-.45, Jalapeno and Poblano mostly $.45-.50, Serrano mostly $.30. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (67-68-63) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Serrano very active, Habanero slow, others active. Prices Habanero much lower, Anaheim slightly higher, Jalapeno generally unchanged, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons and crates Anaheim mostly $15.50-17, Jalapeno $20-22, Serrano mostly $16-21, Poblano mostly $16-18. 8 pound cartons Habanero orange mostly $15-16.50. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (30-13-14) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Jalapeno Active, Cubanelles Fairly Slow. Prices Jalapeno Much Higher, Cubanelles Much Lower. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons Cubanelles mostly $10.35-12.35, Jalapeno mostly $30.35. Quality generally good.

Potatoes

U.S. — Shipments — (1,603*-1,812*-1,817) — The top shipping states, in order, were Idaho, Colorado, Florida, Columbia Basin Washington, and Wisconsin. (* revised)

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT IDAHO — Shipments (745-800-833, Includes exports 55-44-34) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices bales higher, Burbank carton 40-80s and Norkotah carton 60-90s lower, others generally unchanged. Russet Burbank U.S. 1 baled 10-5-pound film bags non size A mostly $5; 50-pound cartons 40s mostly $13-14.00, 50s $13-14, 60-70s mostly $14, 80s mostly $11, 90s mostly $8-9, 100s mostly $8; Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 10-5-pound film bags non size A mostly $5; 50-pound cartons 40-50s mostly $11.50-12, 60-70s mostly $12.50-13, 80s $11-12, 90s mostly $8-8.50, 100s mostly $8.

SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO — Shipments (233-234*-313, Includes exports 16-19*-11) — Movement expected to be about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Cartons 40-100s, U.S. Two 50-pound sacks bales, 10-ounce, U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags lower, others unchanged. U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags sz A mostly $8, baled 10 5-pound film bags sz A mostly $8.50-9; 50-pound cartons 40s mostly 12.00-13, 50-70s $13-13.50, 80-90s mostly $13 $13.50, 100s mostly $12.50-13; U.S. Two baled 5 10-pound film bags $6, 50-pound sacks 10 oz min $7-9; U.S. Coml bulk per cwt mostly $10. (* revised)

FLORIDA — Shipments (116-140-166) — Movement expected to remain about the same Trading round White and yellow-type active, round Red moderate. Prices round White size A higher, others generally unchanged. round red U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $14.50-15.00, 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 $30.50-31, size B mostly $14-16.50, Creamers ¾-1 5/8-inch mostly $45.75-50.75; 50-pound sacks size A $28.75-29.50, size B mostly $12.50-14.75. yellow-type U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $24.50-25.50, size B mostly $15.50-16, Creamers ¾-1 5/8-inch mostly $45.75-50.75; 50-pound sacks size A mostly $22.75-24, size B mostly $14-14.50.

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON — Shipments (100-116-124, Includes exports 27-33-34) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices carton 40s higher, carton 50-80s lower, others unchanged. Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags non size A $5-5.50, 50-pound carton 40s most;y $13, 50s mostly $13.50-14, 60-70s mostly $14-15, 80s mostly $12-13, 90s mostly $11, 100s mostly $10.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (75-88-84) — 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.

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY) — Shipments (62-80-81) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading Moderate. Prices 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.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (59-40-46) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. 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.

AROOSTOOK COUNTY MAINE — Shipments (45-55*-45) — 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. Supplies in few hands. (* revised)

HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS TEXAS — Shipments (71-69*-45) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. (* revised)

NEBRASKA — Shipments (37-39-38) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (28-26-23) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

KLAMATH BASIN OREGON AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (21-27*-19) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. (* revised)

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

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 (20*-17*-11) — Shipments (11-9-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices 24s higher, 48s slightly higher. Cartons red bunched 24s mostly $11.55-12.55, 48s mostly $14-15.65. Quality variable. (* revised)

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (6-7-7) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Cooling included. Carton topped 30-6-ounce film bags red mostly $9.45. Carton topped 14 1-pound film bags red mostly $10.45, 40-pound film bags topped red mostly $19.95. Quality generally good.

Rhubarb

OREGON AND WASHINGTON COAST — Shipments (0-1-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Active. Prices field grown 20 pound cartons mostly $34. Quality generally good.

Spinach

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (9-10-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons bunched Flat 24s mostly $13.50-14.55. Quality generally good.

Squash

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (68-46-41) — (includes Organic 2-1-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Zucchini Fairly Active, yellow Straightneck Active. Prices Zucchini small Higher, medium Generally Unchanged, yellow Straightneck Much Higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 1 /2-bushel cartons Zucchini small mostly $8.35, medium mostly $6.35, Yellow Straightneck small mostly $14.35-16.35, medium mostly $12.35-14.35. Quality generally good.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Very light shipments reported. Shipments expected to increase around May 1. Most shippers expect to start harvest around May 1, with very light shipments expected before then. FIRST REPORT.

Squash, acorn

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (16-10*-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late fairly slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons extra-large and medium $5.95-7.95, large $6.95-8.95. Quality and condition variable. (* revised)

Squash, butternut

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (15-16-20) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late fairly slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons extra-large and medium mostly $18.95, large mostly $20.95. Quality and condition variable.

Squash, grey

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (28-24-20) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices much lower. 4/7-bushel cartons small and small-medium $4.95-5.95, medium $3.95-4.95. Quality variable.

Squash, kabocha

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (5-12-19) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. 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 (20-26-32) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons extra-large mostly $8.95, large $10.95-12.95, medium mostly $10.95. Quality and condition variable.

Squash, yellow straightneck

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (37-30-26) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. 4/7-bushel cartons small and small-medium mostly $10.95-12.95, medium mostly $8.95-10.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium-large mostly $6.95-8.95. Quality variable.

Squash, zucchini

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (147-131-114) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. 4/7-bushel cartons small and small-medium $7.95-8.95, medium $5.95-6.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium-large mostly $6.95-8.95. Quality variable.

Sweet potatoes

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (130-139*-98) — 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 $10-12. (* revised)

MISSISSIPPI — Shipments (22-28-31) — Movement expected to decrease as holiday push is over. Supplies expected to tighten up after May 1. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange-types U.S. Number One mostly $19-22, U.S. Number Two $12-15.00 and No Grade Marks jumbo $11-13. Quality generally good.

ATWATER LIVINGSTON CALIFORNIA — Shipments (22-28-28) — 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.

LOUISIANA — Shipments (8-13-10) — Movement expected to decrease as push for holiday sales ends. Supplies expected to tighten up by May 1. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. 40-pound cartons Orange-types U.S. Number One $20-22, U.S. Number Two $12-14 and No Grade Marks jumbo $12-13. Quality generally good.

Taro

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (12*-3-6*) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Malanga Blanca higher; others generally unchanged. Mostly Costa Rica, few Jamaica. 40-pounds cartons Eddoes supply in too few hands to quote; 40-pounds cartons Dasheen (Coco Islena) mostly $19-20; Malanga Lila 40-pounds cartons mostly $40-44 and Malanga Blanca mostly $30-33. (* revised)

Tomatillos

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (24-31-26) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates mostly $9-10. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (9-11-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices Higher. 40-pound containers per-pound mostly $.22-.24. Quality generally good.

Tomatoes

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (183-235-253) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Extra services included. Prices for April 19th. 25-pound Cartons Loose Mature greens 85% U.S. 1 or Better 5x6 size mostly $9.95, 6x6 size 10.95-11.95, 6x7 size $10.95-11.95. Quality generally good. Prices Monday, April 22nd to be established based on Tuesday's market.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (163-227-198, Adapted Environment 122-170-149, Open Field 27-39-35, Controlled Environment 14-18-14) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Adapted environment and Open-field Vine-ripes cartons 2-layer 4x4-4x5s mostly $7.95-8.95, 5x5s mostly $7.95, 5x6s mostly $6.95-7.95; 25-pound cartons loose 4x4-4x5 sizes mostly $9.95-10.95, 5x5-5x6 sizes mostly $9.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (152-176-168, Adapted Environment 137-166-155, Open Field 15-10-13) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices 5x6 size lower, other much lower. Open-field AND Adapted environment 2-layer Vine-ripes 4x4-4x5s mostly $9.95, 5x5s mostly $7.15, 5x6s mostly $6.65. 25-pound cartons loose Vine Ripes 4x4-4x5 sizes mostly $9.95-10.95, 5x5-5x6 size mostly $8.30-8.95. Quality generally good.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Shipments (27-28*-5) — greenhouse. No prices reported. (* revised)

 Tomatoes, cherry

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (6-6-6) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Fairly Slow for light supplies. Prices Generally Unchanged. Extra services included. Flats 12 1-pint baskets with lids mostly $11.95. Quality generally good.

Tomatoes, grape

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (36-36-37) — (Includes Organic 2-2-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. Few shipped with price to be established at destination. Includes palletizing and cooling. Flats 12-1 pints container with lids mostly $6.95. 20-pound carton loose mostly $11.95-12.95. Organic Flats 12 -1 pints container with lids mostly $11.95-12.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (41-34-31) — (Open Field 33-25-22, Adapted Environment 8-9-9) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices pint slightly lower, loose lower. Open-field and Adapted environment 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large $5.66-5.95; 20-pound cartons loose medium-large $9.35-10.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (9-6-4) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large Adapted environment and Open-field mostly $5.66-5.95. Quality generally good.

Tomatoes, plum

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (219-237-237) — (Open Field 121-140-129, Adapted Environment 98-97-108) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late very slow. Prices medium generally unchanged, others slightly lower. Open-field AND Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large and large mostly $8.30, medium $8.30. Quality and condition variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (125*-74-123, Adapted Environment 98-58-97, Open Field 26-14-24, Controlled Environment 1*-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices medium slightly lower, others lower. Adapted environment and Open-field 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large mostly $8.30-8.95, large $8.30-8.95, medium mostly $8.30. Quality variable. (* revised)

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (64-63-59) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Extra services included. 25-pound Cartons Loose Roma extra-large $11.95, large mostly $11.95, medium $9.95. Quality generally good.

Yams (names)

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida Imports via Boat — (10*-7*-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Costa Rica and Jamaica 45-pounds cartons yellow mostly $45-48 and White 50-pound cartons mostly $20-24 (* revised)

Yuca (cassava)

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (6*-2-6*) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. From Costa Rica, few Nicaragua 37-pounds cartons mostly $22-25. (* revised)