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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 domestic and international shipping points for the fresh market. Protective services are extra unless otherwise stated.

Shipments are in 1,000 cwt. for weeks ending July 28-August 4-August 11.

Artichokes

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (18-16-13) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 12-18s fairly active, 24-36s fairly slow. Prices 18s much higher, 12s higher, 24-36s generally unchanged. 12- 18s supply light. Cartons globe green 12s $12.55-14.65, 18s mostly $17.55- $18.55, 24s mostly $10.55-12.65, 30-36s mostly $6.55-8.55; Organic 12s $25.55-26, 18s $25.55-28, 24s $25.55-26, 30s $25.55. Quality variable.

 

Asian vegetables

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (6-5-8) — Movement of Bok Choy expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late fairly slow. Prices crates lower, cartons slightly lower. Bok Choy 30-pound cartons mostly $8.35-9.55, WGA crates $12.15-12.35. Quality generally good.

 

Asparagus

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA, TEXAS CROSSINGS — (46-42-44) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early slow, late active. Prices higher. Pyramid cartons/crates 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green small mostly $9.75-10.75, large mostly $22.75-24.75, standard $22.75-24.75, jumbo $26.75-28.75. Extra services included.

PERU — Imports (14-12*-**) — Imports via air and boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 11-pounds cartons bunched green jumbo mostly $28-29, extra-large mostly $21, Large mostly $20-21, Standard $18-19, Small supply in too few hands to quote. 11-pounds cartons bunched White Standard mostly $19-20, Large mostly $19-20. Quality variable. *revised. **unavailable.

 

Beans

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (16-31-18) — Movement expected to remain about the same as some growers are experiencing harvesting gaps. Trading moderate. Prices lower. bushel cartons/crates round green-type machine-picked $15-18. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (9*-6*-**) — Imports via boat from Guatemala. Movement expected to decrease. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 5-pounds cartons Haricot Vert French-type) mostly $5. Quality variable. *revised. **unavailable.

 

Beets

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Crossings (MX 2-2*-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons bunched red-type 12s mostly $9.55-11.65; Organic 12s red-type $12.45-14.50, Gold-type mostly $10.50-14.45. Quality generally good. Most crossings from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution. *revised

 

Broccoli

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (120-112-116) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 84 units shipped last week. Trading early very active, late fairly active. Available supply fairly light. Prices bunched slightly higher, crown cut higher. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $14.65-15.65, 18s mostly $15.15-16.15; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $17.45-18.65, Short Trim mostly $18.55-19.56. Organic cartons bunched 14s mostly $22.50-24.95; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $24.50-26.45. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 32 units shipped last week. Trading early very active, late moderate. Prices bunched slightly higher, others lower. Cartons bunched (supplies very light) 14s $14.50-14.75, 18s $15-15.25; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $16-18.50, Short Trim mostly $17.50-18.85. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (37-38-69) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies very light. Trading early active, late very active. Prices generally unchanged. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut Short Trim mostly $18-20. Quality variable.

 

Brussels sprouts

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 17-21-23, Crossings 4-3-1) — --Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. 25-pound cartons medium mostly $22.50-24.95. Quality generally good. Most crossings from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution.

 

Cabbage

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (43-46-61) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. round green-type 50-pound cartons medium mostly $10-11, 50-pound sacks large $10-12, bulk cents per-pound large mostly $.22. Quality variable.

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (30-29-26) —

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 15 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices higher. 50-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type mostly $14.50-16.45. Organic 50-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type mostly $16.95-18.45, red-type $20.45-30. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 11 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices green higher, red slightly higher. 50-pound cartons medium round green-type $13.85-13.95, red-type $8.95-9.95. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (11-18-21) — Movement expected about the same. Trading opened active, closed moderate. Prices lower. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium $11-12.85. Quality good.

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active at lower prices. Prices lower. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium mostly $9-10; 50-pound sacks large mostly $7-8.

 

Carrots

KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (171-194-188) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices jumbo generally unchanged, others slightly higher. 48 1-pound film bags in sacks medium-large mostly $13-15.85, 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $14, 25-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $7, carton 30 1-pound film bags Baby Peeled mostly $18-19. Organic film bags in sacks medium-large 48 1-pound, 24 2--pound and 10 5-pound mostly $18-22; cartons Baby Peeled 24 1-pound and 12 2-pound film bags $19.50-20. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (50-41-30) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $9-11. Quality variable.

 

Cauliflower

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (95-98-101) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 70 units shipped last week. Trading 12s moderate, others fairly slow. Prices 9s slightly lower, 16s lower, 12s generally unchanged. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $7.45-8.65, 9s and 16s mostly $6.15-7.65; Organic White 12s mostly $12.50-14.85. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 31 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $7.35-8.50, 9s and 16s mostly $6.50-7. Quality generally good.

 

Celery

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (267-232-234) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 177 units shipped last week. Trading early very slow, late slow. Prices Hearts generally unchanged, others slightly lower. Cartons 2-2 ½ dozen mostly $6.45-8.65, 3 dozen mostly $7.25-9.65; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $10.45-12.65. Organic cartons 2-2 ½ dozen mostly $14.45-16.85; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $14.45-17.50. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 57 units shipped last week. Trading early very slow, late slow. Prices 3 dozen lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons 2 dozen mostly $5.50- $6.50, 2 ½ dozen mostly $6-6.15, 3 dozen mostly $5-7; Hearts film bags 18s $12.50-13.50. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (26-26-29) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading opened moderate, closed slow. Prices lower on full size, slightly lower on 18 count hearts, others unchanged. Cartons/crates 2 and 2 ½ dozen mostly $10-11, 2 ½ dozen mostly $12.50, 3 dozen mostly $10-12, cartons film bags Hearts 24 count $22.65, 18 count mostly $17. Quality good.

 

Chinese cabbage

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (14-10-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices slightly higher. Nappa WGA crates $18-21.45, 30-pound cartons mostly $12.25-13. Quality generally good.

 

Corn

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (74-60-53) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early slow, late fairly active. Prices slightly higher. Cartons 4 dozen minimum White mostly $8-10. Quality generally good.

NEW YORK — Shipments (21-47-51) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices slightly lower. Wirebound crates 4 dozen minimum yellow and White mostly $8-9, BiColor mostly mostly $7.50-8.50. Quality good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (20-14*-17) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading slow. Prices slightly lower. Cartons/crates 4 dozen minimum bicolor mostly $7.50-8.85. Quality good. *revised.

EASTERN VIRGINIA AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Wirebound crates 4 dozen minimum yellow mostly $8- $8.50, White mostly $8-9.50, Bi-Color mostly $8-8.50.

 

Cucumbers

MICHIGAN — Shipments (56-65*-79) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices medium slightly lower, others slightly higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $10-12.85, fair quality mostly $5, cartons 24s $5-6. Quality generally good. *revised.

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (17-26-30) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Unofficial prices from industry sources. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates medium mostly $12- $14, fair quality $5-7, carton 24s $4-6. Supplies are in too few hands to report f.o.b. prices. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (33-31-24) — Movement expected about the same. Available supplies very light. Trading fairly active. Prices large higher, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $18.95-20.95, fair quality mostly $14.95-16.95, large mostly $18.95-20.95. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior booking and/or previous commitments.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (greenhouse 78-66*-22) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late very active. Prices much higher. greenHOUSE 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $18.95-20.95, fair quality mostly $16.95-18.95, ordinary quality mostly $12.95; small $12.95-14.95, large mostly $16.95-18.95. Cartons 24s mostly $7.95, 36s mostly $10.95; Organic 36s $14.95-16.95. Quality generally good. *revised

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (3-4-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same as rain and wet fields continue to curtail production. Trading moderate. Prices waxed 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market, fair quality supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market.

 

Eggplant

MICHIGAN — Shipments (2-2-3) — Movement expected to increase. Trading active. Prices 1 1/9-bushel cartons wrapped medium mostly $14.85-16.85, fair quality mostly $8.85-10.85. Quality good.

 

Endive/escarole

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (3-2-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Escarole lower, Endive generally unchanged. Cartons 24s Endive mostly $7.45-8.55, Escarole mostly $9.15- $9.65. Quality generally good.

 

Greens

LEXINGTON DISTRICT SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (13-12-12) — Movement expected to decrease slightly due to extreme heat. Trading moderate. Prices Tuesday, August 14, 2018 compared to Tuesday, August 07, 2018 unchanged. Cartons bunched Kale 24s $9-10 mostly $9. Cartons loose Turnip Tops $10. Cartons loose Mustard Curly $10. Various containers bunched Collard 6s $9-9.50 mostly $9. Various containers loose Collard $9-9.50. Quality good.

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (14-11-10) —

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 7 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Cartons bunched 24s Kale green mostly $7-8.75; Organic green mostly $12.45- $16, red and Lacinato (Tuscan) $10.45-13.50. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 3 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices green lower, Lacinato generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s Kale green mostly $6.95-7.95, Lacinato (Tuscan) $8.95-9.95. Quality generally good.

 

Herbs

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (23-21-24) —

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 14 units shipped last week. Trading Cilantro active, Anise fairly active. Prices Cilantro higher, Anise slightly higher. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s mostly $20.25-22.65, 30s mostly $14.35-16.65; Organic 30s $16.45-20.95. Anise cartons 24s mostly $10.45-12.50; Organic 12s mostly $9-12.45. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 10 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices higher. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s $24.95-26.95. Quality generally good.

 

Lettuce, iceberg

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (553-514-471) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 401 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late very active. Available supplies light. Prices much higher. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $16.35-17.56, 24s film-wrapped mostly $17.35-18.56, 30s film-wrapped mostly $16.45-17.55. Organic cartons 24s film-wrapped mostly $18.45-20.50, 12s film-wrapped $14.45-16. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 70 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices much higher. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $16.50-18, 24s film-wrapped mostly $17-19. Quality generally good.

 

Lettuce, romaine

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (386-372-394) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 354 units shipped last week. Trading Hearts fairly active, 24s moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s mostly $6.45-7.65; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $8.35-9.65, 48s film-lined mostly $9.35- $10.65. Organic carton 24s mostly $10-11.50; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $11.50-13.55. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 40 units shipped last week. Trading 24s fairly slow, Hearts moderate. Prices lower. Cartons 24s mostly $6-7; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $6.50-8. Quality generally good.

 

Lettuce, other

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (42-43-44) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 39 units shipped last week. Trading green leaf moderate, red leaf fairly slow, Boston slow. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s green leaf mostly $6.45-7.55, red leaf mostly $6.35-7.45, Boston mostly $6.45- $7.50. Organic cartons 24s green leaf and red leaf $10-12.85. Quality generally good. Boston harvest curtailed by market conditions.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 5 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. Cartons 24s green leaf and red leaf mostly $7-7.50. Quality generally good.

 

Okra

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (2-2-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices unchanged. Includes palletizing and Cooling. ½-bushel cartons small-medium mostly $8.35. Quality generally good.

 

Onions, dry

U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 1,034*-934-893) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were New Mexico; San Joaquin Valley, California; Columbia Basin, Washington; Georgia; and Idaho and Malheur County, Oregon. *revised.

SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO — (425-362-272) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally as some shippers finish for the season. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. yellow Supercolossal and red jumbo higher, yellow colossal and jumbo lower, others generally unchanged. yellow Grano 50-pound sacks Supercolossal mostly $11-12, colossal mostly $10, jumbo $8- $9, medium mostly $7; White 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $12, medium $10-12; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $12-13, medium mostly $11-12. *revised.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (291-272-236) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. yellow Hybrid 50-pound sacks Supercolossal mostly $7-8, colossal mostly $7-7.50, jumbo $6-6.50, medium mostly $4.50-5.

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON — Shipments (65-148-207, includes exports of 9-18-33) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices red lower, others generally unchanged. yellow Hybrid-type 50-pound sacks colossal $7-8, jumbo mostly $6.50, medium mostly $5.50; White 50-pound sacks jumbo $13-16, medium $11- $15; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $9-10, medium mostly $8-9.

VIDALIA DISTRICT, GEORGIA — (103-107-97) — Movement expected remain decrease seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices higher. yellow Granex Marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $16-17.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY OREGON — (1-10-46) — Movement expected to seasonally increase as more shippers start to receive new onions. Prices yellow jumbo and medium lower, others generally unchanged. yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. 1 50-pound sacks Supercolossal mostly $9, colossal mostly $8, jumbo mostly $6.50-7, medium mostly $6; White 50-pound sacks jumbo $14, medium mostly $12; red globe-type U.S. 1 25-pound sacks jumbo $10-12, medium $10-12.

WALLA WALLA WASHINGTON — Shipments (17-12-14, includes exports of 3-3-2) — Movement expected to seasonally decrease. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. yellow Walla Walla Sweets 40-pound sacks jumbo mostly $16, medium mostly $13-14.

NORTH AND EAST POINTS COLORADO — (0-5-9) — Movement expected to increase as harvest of new crop progresses. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

MEXICAN CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (32*-16-7) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY TEXAS — Shipments (3-**-0) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market. **unavailable.

 

Onions, green

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Crossings (MX 44-47*-43) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Iceless active, others very active. Prices much higher. Cartons bunched 48s medium mostly $11.55-13.45; ICELESS 4 film bags, 12 bunches per bag mostly $11.55-13.45. Organic cartons bunched 48s medium $10.85-18.95. Quality and condition variable. Most crossings from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution. *revised

CENTRAL COAST, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (5-3-3) — Movement of Leeks expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons bunched Leeks 12s mostly $11.25-12.65, Organic $10.45-12.45. Quality generally good.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (03-03-03) — Movement expected to remain the same. Trading light. Prices Tuesday, August 14, 2018 compared to Tuesday, August 07, 2018 higher. Cartons/crates bunched 48s $13-15 mostly $15. Quality good.

 

Parsley

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (13-12-12) —

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 8 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices Plain slightly lower, Curly generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 60s Curly $8.45-10.75, Plain mostly $9.45-11.75; Organic bunched 30s Curly and Plain $16-18.45. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 4 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons bunched Curly 60s $10.95-11.95, Plain 60s $8.95-10.95, 30s $7.95. Quality generally good.

 

Peas, green

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 3-2-1, Crossings MX 0-0- 0**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Sugar Snap fairly active, Snow fairly active at lower prices. Prices Sugar Snap generally unchanged, Snow lower. 10-pound cartons Decalyxed Sugar Snap-type $13.15- $14.95, Snow-type $10.15-11.15. Quality variable. Most crossings from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution. **less than 50,000-pounds

GUATEMALA IMPORTS — Imports (5*-4*-**) — Imports via boat and air From Guatemala. Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices snow peas higher; sugar snap unchanged. 10-pounds cartons Snow Peas $10-11, Sugar Snap peas mostly $9-10. Quality variable. *revised. **unavailable.

PERU IMPORTS — Imports (2-3*-**) — Via air and Boat. Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 10-pounds cartons Snow Peas mostly $15-16, Sugar Snap Peas mostly $17-18. *revised. **unavailable.

 

Peppers, bell

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (89-106-94) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading green fairly slow, red fairly active. Prices green slightly lower, red slightly higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large mostly $10.95-12.95, large mostly $10.95-11.95, medium mostly $9.95-11.95; red extra-large and large mostly $20.95, irregular size fair quality green mostly $7.95-8.95, red mostly $16.95- $18.95. ½-bushel cartons red extra-large and large mostly $12.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (37-62-46) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices red and Orange higher, yellow generally unchanged. greenHOUSE 11-pound cartons red jumbo and extra-large mostly $11-13, large mostly $10-12; yellow jumbo and extra-large mostly $13-15, large mostly $12-14; Orange jumbo and extra-large mostly $14-16, large mostly $13- $15. Quality variable.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (36-31*-29) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $10.85-12.85, large $10-10.85, medium fair quality mostly $8.85-9.85. Quality good. *revised.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (19-21-24) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Unofficial prices from trade sources 1 1/9-bushel cartons red extra-large and large mostly $18.95-20.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $14.95-16.95. ½-bushel cartons red extra-large and large mostly $10.95-12.95. Quality generally good. No f.o.b. report is expected to be issued due to supplies in few hands.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (5-4-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same as rain and wet fields continue to curtail production. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $10.35-12; extra-large $10.35-12, fair quality $8-10.

 

Peppers, other

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (63-59-60) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices Jalapeno lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons and crates Anaheim and Poblano mostly $12-14, Serrano mostly $14- $16, Jalapeno mostly $10-12. 8-pound cartons Habanero orange mostly $15-17. Quality variable.

 

Potatoes

U.S. — Shipments (not including imports, 1,725*-1,830*-1,600) — The top shipping areas, in order, were Idaho, Columbia Basin, Washington; Kansas; San Luis Valley, Colorado; and Big Lake, Minnesota. *revised.

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — 2017 Shipments (793*-765*-602, includes exports of 12-14-8) — Movement expected to decrease as more shippers start to finish with old crop potatoes. Trading moderate. Prices remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a price. *revised.

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — 2018 Shipments (0-4*-39, includes exports of 0-0-0) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers start to receive new crop potatoes. Trading slow. Prices Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 10-5pound film bags non size A $7-7.50; 50-pound cartons 40s mostly $12-13, 50-70s mostly $13, 80s $12-13, 90s mostly $11-12, 100s $9-10. *revised.

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON 2017 — Shipments (67-34-0, includes export of 20-10-0) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish market. *revised LAST REPORT

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON 2018 — Shipments (122-247-307, includes export of 32-46-64) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active at lower prices. Prices lower. Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags non size A mostly $5-6, 50-pound carton 40s, 70s mostly $13-14, 50s-60s mostly $14-15, 80s mostly $12-13, 90s mostly $11, 100s mostly $10.

KANSAS — Shipments (21*-69-154) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin to harvest. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

SAN LUIS VALLEY, COLORADO — Shipments (184-137*-106, including exports 17-17*-16) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading slow. Prices lower. Russet U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags size A mostly $9, baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $8.50, 50-pound cartons 40s $13-15, 50s $13-15, 60s $13-15 70s $13-15, 80s $13-15, 90s $12-13, 100s $11-13, U.S. Commercial bulk per cwt. mostly $11. *revised.

BIG LAKE AND CENTRAL MINNESOTA DISTRICT — Shipments (1-67-104) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Prices round red U.S. 1 baled 10 5--pound bales mostly $11-11.50, 50-pound cartons size A mostly $11-11.50, 2000-pound totes size A mostly $16-17.

HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS-EASTERN NEW MEXICO — Shipments (126*-194*-73) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin to harvest. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA — Shipments (64-54-56) — Movement expected to decrease as most growers have finished harvesting for the season. Remaining supplies insufficient to establish market. Light shipments will continue for approximately one week. LAST REPORT.

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (119-52-39, includes exports of 0-0-0) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading moderate. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

STOCKTON-DELTA DISTICT — Shipments (75-73*-37) — Movement expected to increase as the season gets started. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (8-15-29) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices round red lower, others generally unchanged. round red 10 5-pound size A baled mostly $11-12.50, 50-pound cartons size A mostly $10-12, size B mostly $12-13, 50-pound sacks size A mostly $9-11, size B mostly $11-12. yellow-type 10 5-pound size A baled mostly $18, 50-pound cartons size A mostly $18, 50-pound sacks size A mostly $17.

INDIANA DISTRICT — Shipments (0-1-13) — Movement expected to increase as harvest of new potatoes moves forward. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

DELAWARE — Shipments (1-22-9) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading slow. Prices round red unchanged, others lower. U.S.One size A round red 50-pound sacks $9.75, tote bags approx. 2000-pounds per cwt. $18.50, round White 50-pound sacks mostly $10.75, tote bags approx. 2000-pounds per cwt. $20.50, yellow-type tote bags approx. 2000-pounds per cwt. mostly $30.50. Harvest curtailed Monday, August 13 by rain and wet fields.

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY) — Shipments (44-39*-5) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised LAST REPORT

LONG ISLAND NEW YORK — Shipments (0-0-4) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Harvest curtailed Monday, August 13 by wet fields. Expect first f.o.b. Shipping Point Prices later in the period.

KLAMATH BASIN OREGON AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (15-15*-3) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

NORTHERN COLORADO DISTRICT — Shipments (0-0-0) — Movement expected to increase as Growers begin to harvest within the next few weeks. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. FIRST REPORT.

 

Radishes

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 5-6-12, Crossings MX 4-4*-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons red bunched 24s mostly $11.55-12.45, 48s $14.45-16.95. Quality generally good. *revised

 

Rhubarb

OREGON/WASHINGTON COAST — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Oregon/Washington field grown rhubarb 20-pound cartons mostly $24- $26. Quality generally good.

 

Spinach

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (14-13-13) —

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 12 units shipped last week. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons bunched Flat 24s mostly $16.45-16.95, Organic $18.45-28.45. Quality generally good.

 

Squash

MICHIGAN — Shipments (29-37*-34) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate on Zucchini, slow on yellow Straightneck. Prices Zucchini slightly higher, others unchanged. One-half-bushel cartons Zucchini small $8-8.85, medium mostly $6-6.85, yellow Straightneck small mostly $6-6.85, medium mostly $4-4.85. Quality variable. *revised.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (03-03-02) — Movement expected to decrease slightly due to extreme heat. Trading light. Prices Tuesday August 14, 2018 compared to Tuesday, August 07, 2018 yellow Crookneck medium unchanged; others lower. ½-bushel carton Zucchini green small $8-12 mostly $8, medium $7-10 mostly $7. ¾-bushel cartons yellow Crookneck small $12-18 mostly $12, medium $10-12 mostly $10. Quality good.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (1-1-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same as rain and wet fields continue to curtail production. Trading moderate. Prices higher. ½ and 5/9-bushel cartons Zucchini small $8-12.35, medium $6-10.35; yellow Straightneck small $8-10.35, medium $6-8.35.

EASTERN SHORE AND EASTERN VIRGINIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. ½ and 5/9-bushel cartons/crates Zucchini small mostly $10, medium mostly $8; yellow Straightneck small mostly $10, medium mostly $8.

 

Sweet potatoes

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (92-90*-89) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange-types U.S. No. 1 $12-15, U.S. No. 1 Petite $10- $14, U.S. No. 2 $8-10, No Grade Marks jumbo $7-8. *revised.

MISSISSIPPI — Shipments (18-20-20) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange-types U.S. Number One mostly $14-16, U.S. Number Two mostly $7-8 No Grade Marks jumbo mostly $7-8. Mostly Beauregard variety. Quality generally good.

ATWATER, LIVINGSTON DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (2017 Crop year, 13-13-5; 2018 Crop year, 0-1-8) — f.o.b. prices 2017. Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange-types U.S. Number One mostly $18-20, No Grade Marks medium $10-12, jumbo $13-15; red-types U.S. Number One mostly $18-20, No Grade Marks medium $10-12, jumbo $12-14; White-types U.S. Number One mostly $26-28, No Grade Marks medium and jumbo supplies insufficient to quote; Organic U.S. Number One Orange $31-33. f.o.b. prices 2018. Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange-types U.S. Number One mostly $30, No Grade Marks medium $18-22, jumbo $23-26; red-types U.S. Number One $29-32, No Grade Marks medium $18-22, jumbo $23-26. LAST Report for 2017 crop. Quality generally good.

LOUISIANA — Shipments (5-5-7) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange-types U.S. Number One mostly $16, U.S. Number Two and No Grade Marks jumbo mostly $8-9. Quality generally good.

 

Tomatoes

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (203-177-180) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices higher. 25-pound cartons loose Mature greens extra-large and large mostly $6.95, medium mostly $5.95-6.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (99-122-120, Adapted Environment 69-85-83, Open Field 17-21-21, Controlled Environment 13-16-16) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. Adapted environment and Open-field Vine-ripes cartons 2-layer 4x4-5x6s mostly $10.95; 25-pound cartons loose 4x4-5x6 sizes mostly $8.95-10.95. Quality generally good. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

TENNESSEE — Shipments (32-30-42) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Extra services included. (Prices represent Friday, August 10th market.) 25-pound carton loose Mature greens 85 % U.S. 1 or Better 5x6 size $10.95, 6x6 size $10.95, 6x7 size $9.95. Quality generally good.

EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA — Shipments (73-50-35) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 25-pound cartons Mature greens 85% U.S. 1 or better 5x6 size $13.95, 6x6 size $12.95, 6x7 size $11.95.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (27-19*-9, Adapted Environment 22-15*-7, Open Field 5-4*-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late active. Prices much higher. Open-field and Adapted environment cartons 2-layer Vine-ripes 4x4-4x5s mostly $10.95, 5x5-5x6s mostly $10.95-11.95; Organic 4x4-5x6s $12.95. Quality generally good. *revised

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (7-6-6) — Movement expected to increase. Trading active for light supplies. Prices Vine-ripes 25-pound cartons loose 5x6 size mostly $12-13.95, cartons 2-layer 4x4s and 4x5s and 5x5s $12-13.95. Quality mostly good. Lower packouts of good fruit have been reported by growers.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (31*-26-5) — No prices reported. *revised.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (1-2-3) — Movement expected to remain about the same as rain and wet fields continue to curtail production. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose Vine-ripes U.S. Combination or Better jumbo $9.95-12.95, extra-large $9.95- $12.95, large $9.95-11.95. Extra services included.

 

Tomatoes, cherry

EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA — Shipments (2-2-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices flats 12 1-pint baskets $9.95-10.95.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (Adapted Environment 4-6-0**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices higher. Adapted environment flats 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large mostly $10.95. Quality generally good. **data incomplete

 

Tomatoes, grape

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (5-10-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices much higher. Adapted environment and Open-field flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large mostly $5.95-7.95. Quality generally good.

EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA — Shipments (9-8-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices flats 12 1-pint containers with lids $9.95; 20-pound cartons loose $17.95.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (2-1-2) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies in foo few hands to establish a market.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings Adapted Environment (6-6*-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Adapted environment and Open-field flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large mostly $7.95, 20-pound cartons loose med-large $14.95-16.95. Organic Adapted environment flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large $8-8.95, 20-pound cartons loose med-large mostly $16-16.95. Quality generally good. *revised

TENNESSEE — Shipments (1-1-0) — Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Reported indication for industry sources for prices. Includes palletizing and cooling. Flats 12-1 pint containers with lids $9.95; 20 -pound cartons loose $17.95. Quality generally good.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-1-0) — Movement expected to remain about the same as rain and wet fields continue to curtail production. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Flats 12 1-pint containers with lids $9.95; 20-pound cartons loose $17.95-19.95. Extra services included.

 

Tomatoes, plum

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (91-117-109, Adapted Environment 70-92-86, Open Field 18-23-21, Controlled Environment 3-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. Adapted environment and Open-field 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large mostly $10.95, large mostly $8.95-10.95, medium mostly $7.95- $9.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (57-59-41) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices medium generally unchanged, others slightly higher. 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large mostly $9.95, large mostly $8.95, medium mostly $6.95. Quality generally good.

TENNESSEE — Shipments (35-36-33, Organic 0-0-0) — Movement expected to increase. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. Extra services included. 25-pound cartons loose Roma. extra-large $13.95 large $13.95, medium $11.95. Organic- Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (53-54*-17, Adapted Environment 39-38*-12, Open Field 14-16*-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late active. Prices higher. Open-field AND Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large and large mostly $10.95, medium mostly $7.95; Organic extra-large, large and medium $22.95. Quality generally good. *revised

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (1-5-13) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active. Prices unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large and large $12-13.95. Quality variable.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-1-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same as rain and wet fields continue to curtail production. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large $11.95-13.95, large $11.95-13.95. Extra services included.

 

Tropicals

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (56*-37*-25) — Imports from Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Ecuador and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of Entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices Malanga, Eddoes and yellow Yams (Name) higher; others generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $7.50-10; Chayote 40-pound cartons mostly $10-13; 20-pound cartons $8-9.50; Ginger Root 30-pound cartons from Brazil by boat mostly $20; Malanga 40-pound cartons Blanca (large) mostly $24-27; Lila (large) mostly $39-42; Taro 40-pound cartons Eddoes mostly $24- $26; 40-pound cartons Dasheen (Coco Islena)mostly $16; Yams (Name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $54-57; 50-pound cartons White mostly $29- $33; Yucca (Cassava) 37-pound cartons mostly $14-16. Quality good. *revised. **unavailable.

CARIBBEAN IMPORTS — Imports (3-2*-3) — Imports from the Dominican Republic. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Coconut 65-70-pound sacks 40s $22-24. Quality good. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — TOMATILLOS — Crossings (29-26-25) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices much lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates mostly $14-16. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — CHAYOTE — Crossing (6-6-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices much lower. 40-pound cartons mostly $8-10. Quality variable.