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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 Aug. 4-Aug. 11-Aug. 18.

Artichokes

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (16-13-13) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices 18s higher, others much higher. 12-18s supply light. Cartons globe green 12-18s mostly $20.55- $20.65, 24s mostly $18.55, 30s mostly $11.65-12.55, 36s mostly $10.55-12.55; Organic 12s $25.55-28, 18-30s $25.55. Quality variable.

 

Asian vegetables

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (5-8-6) — Movement of Bok Choy expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late fairly active. Prices higher. Bok Choy 30-pound cartons mostly $9.45-10.50, WGA crates mostly $13.35-15.50. Quality generally good.

 

Asparagus

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA, TEXAS CROSSINGS — (42-44-29) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Pyramid cartons/crates 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green small mostly $12.75-14.75, large $32.75- $34.75, standard mostly $28.75-29.75, jumbo mostly $30.75-32.75. Extra services included.

PERU — Imports (12-29*-29) — 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 $29.75-30.75, extra-large mostly $28-29.75, Large $26-28, Standard mostly $24.75- $25.75, Small $18-20. 11-pounds cartons bunched White Standard mostly $20-22, Large $20-22. Quality variable. *revised.

 

Beans

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (31-18-19) — Movement expected to remain about the same as some growers are experiencing harvesting gaps. Trading fairly active. Prices higher.-bushel cartons/crates round green-type machine-picked $16-20. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (6-3*-10) — Imports via boat from Guatemala. Movement expected to decrease. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 5-pounds cartons Haricot Vert French-type) mostly $6-6.50. Quality variable. *revised.

 

Beets

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Crossings (MX 2-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons bunched red-type 12s mostly $9.55-11.65; Organic 12s red-type mostly $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.

 

Broccoli

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (112-116-130) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 93 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly active, late fairly slow. Prices much lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $11.35-12.65, 18s mostly $11.85-13.15; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $12.35-13.75, Short Trim mostly $14-15.65. Organic cartons bunched 14s mostly $17.50- $22.50; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $20-24.50. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 37 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $10-11, 18s mostly $10.50-11.50; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $11-13, Short Trim $12-14. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (38-69-56) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading early very active, late moderate. Prices much lower. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut Short Trim mostly $12.50-13.50. Quality variable.

 

Brussels sprouts

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 21-23-22, Crossings 3-1-1) — --Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices slightly lower. 25-pound cartons medium mostly $22.45- $24.55. Quality generally good. Most crossings from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution.

 

Cabbage

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (46-61-61) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. round green-type 50-pound cartons medium $8-10, 50-pound sacks large $7-8, bulk cents per-pound large $.20-.22. Quality variable.

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

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 17 units shipped last week. Trading early active, late fairly active. Prices slightly higher. 50-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type $15-17.45. Organic 50-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type mostly $16.45-20, red-type mostly $20.45-24.45. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 12 units shipped last week. Trading green active, red moderate. Prices green higher, red lower. 50-pound cartons medium round green-type $15.45- $15.95, red-type $7.95-9.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium mostly $8-10; 50-pound sacks large mostly $6-8.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (18-21-19) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium $11-12.85. Quality good.

 

Carrots

KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (194-188-190) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. 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 (41-30-26) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $9.50-11.50. Quality variable.

 

Cauliflower

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (98-101-91) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 62 units shipped last week. Trading 12s fairly active, others moderate. Prices higher. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $9.25- $10.65, 9s and 16s mostly $7.45-8.65; Organic White 12s mostly $12.50-14.45. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 29 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly slow, late fairly active. Prices higher. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $8-9.50, 9s and 16s mostly $8-9. Quality generally good.

 

Celery

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (232-234-246) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 175 units shipped last week. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices slightly higher. Cartons 2-2 ½ dozen mostly $7.25-8.65, 3 dozen mostly $8-9.65; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $11.15-12.65. Organic cartons 2 dozen mostly $14.45-16.85, 2 ½ dozen $12.45-16.85; Hearts film bags 18s $12.45-16.55. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 71 units shipped last week. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices Hearts slightly higher, others higher. Cartons 2-2 ½ dozen mostly $6-8, 3 dozen mostly $7.50-8.50; Hearts film bags 18s $12.85-13.50. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (26-29-31) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 2 and 2 ½ dozen slightly higher, 3 dozen slightly lower, hearts unchanged. Cartons/crates 2 and 2 ½ dozen mostly $11, 3 dozen mostly $11-12, cartons film bags Hearts 24 count $22.65, 18 count mostly $17. Quality good.

 

Chinese cabbage

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (10-11-15) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices higher. Nappa WGA crates $19.95-21.45, 30-pound cartons mostly $12.95-14.50. Quality generally good.

 

Corn

NEW YORK — Shipments (47-54*-49) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. Wirebound crates 4 dozen minimum yellow and White mostly $8.50-9, Bi-Color mostly mostly $8-8.50. Quality good. *revised.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (14-17-25) — Movement expected about the same. Trading opened slow, closed moderate. Prices slightly higher. Cartons/crates 4 dozen minimum bi-color mostly $8-8.85. Quality good.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (60-53-20) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices much higher. Cartons 4 dozen minimum White mostly $12. Quality generally good.

EASTERN VIRGINIA AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Wirebound crates 4 dozen minimum yellow mostly $7- $8.50, White mostly $8-9, Bi-Color mostly $7-8.50.

 

Cucumbers

MICHIGAN — Shipments (65-80*-74) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $14.85-16.85, fair quality mostly $6.85-7.85, cartons 24s $7-8. Quality variable. *revised.

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (26-30-42) — Movement expected to remain about the same current week, decrease next week. Trading active. Unofficial prices from industry sources. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates medium $14-16, fair quality mostly $8, carton 24s mostly $5-6. Supplies are in too few hands to report f.o.b. prices. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (greenhouse 66-47*-32) — Movement expected about the same. Trading very active for very light supplies. Prices much higher. greenHOUSE 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $28.95-30.95, fair quality $26.95-28.95, ordinary quality mostly $18.95; small mostly $22.95-24.95, large $26.95-28.95. Cartons 24s mostly $10.95, 36s $14.95-17.95; Organic 36s $20.95-24.95. Quality generally good. *revised

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings 31-24-26 — Movement expected about the same. Available supplies very light. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices much higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium and large mostly $22.95-24.95, fair quality mostly $18.95. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior booking and/or previous commitments.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (4-2-3) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices waxed 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $16.35-20, fair quality $8.35-14. Wide price range.

 

Eggplant

MICHIGAN — Shipments (2-3-6) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading active. Prices unchanged. 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 (2-1-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s Endive mostly $7.45-8.45, Escarole mostly $9.15-9.65. Quality generally good.

 

Greens

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (11-10-12) —

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 8 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s Kale green mostly $7-8.75; Organic green mostly $12.45-16, red $10.45-13, Lacinato (Tuscan) $12.45-14.50. Quality generally good.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (12-12-11) — Movement expected to decrease slightly due to heat. Trading moderate. Prices Tuesday, August 21, 2018 compared to Tuesday, August 14, 2018 unchanged. Cartons bunched Kale 24s $9-10.50 mostly $9. Cartons loose Turnip Tops $10. Various containers bunched Collard 6s $9- $9.50 mostly $9. Various containers loose Collard $9-9.50. Quality good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 4 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices Lacinato higher, green generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s Kale green mostly $6.95-7.95, Lacinato (Tuscan) $8.95-10.95. Quality generally good.

 

Herbs

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (21-24-19) —

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 12 units shipped last week. Trading Cilantro active, Anise fairly active. Prices higher. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s mostly $27.25-28.65, 30s mostly $22.35-22.45; Organic 30s $18.45-25.50. Anise cartons 24s $12.45- $14.15; Organic 12s mostly $10.50-14.95. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 7 units shipped last week. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices higher. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s $25.95-30.95, 30s $14.95-19.95. Quality generally good.

 

Lettuce, iceberg

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (514-471-536) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 455 units shipped last week. Trading early very active, late fairly slow. Prices 24s higher from market low on Tuesday, August 15, 30s generally unchanged. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $18.55-19.65, 24s film-wrapped mostly $19.55-20.65, 30s film-wrapped mostly $16.55-17.50. Organic cartons 24s film-wrapped $18.45-22.45, 12s film-wrapped mostly $12.45-16.45. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 81 units shipped last week. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $16-18, 24s film-wrapped mostly $17-19. Quality generally good.

 

Lettuce, romaine

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (372-394-385) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 341 units shipped last week. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Cartons 24s mostly $8.15-9.55; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $10.15- $10.65, 48s film-lined mostly $11.15-11.65. Organic carton 24s mostly $10.45-10.50; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $10.45-12.45. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 44 units shipped last week. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Cartons 24s $9-10; Hearts 12 3-count packages $9.50-10.50. Quality generally good.

 

Lettuce, other

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (43-44-46) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 40 units shipped last week. Trading fairly slow. Prices green leaf higher, others generally unchanged. Cartons 24s green leaf mostly $7.45- $8.65, red leaf mostly $6.35-7.65, Boston mostly $6.45-7.50. Organic cartons 24s green leaf and red leaf $10-12.85. Quality generally good. red leaf and Boston harvest curtailed by market conditions.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 6 units shipped last week. Trading green leaf fairly active, red leaf moderate. Prices higher. Cartons 24s green leaf $8.50-9, red leaf $8.50. 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, 934-897*-889) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Columbia Basin, Washington; San Joaquin Valley, California; Idaho and Malheur County, Oregon; New Mexico; and Georgia. *revised.

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON — Shipments (148-207-267, includes exports of 33-30-33) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Whites higher, yellow medium generally unchanged, others lower. yellow Hybrid-type 50-pound sacks colossal mostly $7.50, jumbo $6-6.50, medium mostly $5.50; White 50-pound sacks jumbo $14-16, medium $12-15; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $8-9, medium mostly $8.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (272-236-198) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices yellow medium slightly lower, others generally unchanged. yellow Hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal mostly $7.50, jumbo $6-6.50, medium mostly $4-5.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY OREGON — (10-46-150) — Movement expected to seasonally increase as more shippers start to receive new onions. Trading moderate. Prices Whites higher, yellow Supercolossal and colossal generally unchanged, others lower. yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. 1 50-pound sacks Supercolossal mostly $9, colossal mostly $8, jumbo mostly $6.50, medium mostly $5-6; White 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $14, medium $12-14; red globe-type U.S. 1 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $10, medium mostly $10.

SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO — (362-275*-137) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

VIDALIA DISTRICT, GEORGIA — (107-97-90) — Movement expected remain decrease seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. yellow Granex Marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $16-17.

NORTH AND EAST POINTS COLORADO — (5-9-22) — Movement expected to increase as harvest of new crop progresses. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

WALLA WALLA WASHINGTON — Shipments (12-14-11, includes exports of 2-2*-0) — Movement expected to seasonally decrease. Trading moderate. Prices jumbo lower, medium generally unchanged. yellow Walla Walla Sweets 40-pound sacks jumbo $15-16, medium mostly $13-14. *revised.

MEXICAN CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (16-7-4) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT

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

 

Onions, green

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Crossings (MX 47-51*-44) — Movement expected about the same. Trading very active. Prices much higher. Cartons bunched 48s medium mostly $18.55- $20.65; ICELESS 4 film bags, 12 bunches per bag mostly $18.55-20.65. Organic cartons bunched 48s medium $14.45-19.50. Quality and condition variable. Most crossings from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution. *revised

CENTRAL COAST, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (3-3-5) — Movement of Leeks expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices slightly lower. Cartons bunched Leeks 12s mostly $10.45-12.65, Organic $10.50-12. Quality generally good.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (03-03-04) — Movement expected to remain the same. Trading light. Prices Tuesday, August 21, 2018 compared to Tuesday, August 14, 2018 much higher. Cartons/crates bunched 48s $13-23 mostly $23. Quality good.

 

Parsley

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

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 9 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices higher. Cartons bunched 60s Curly $9.45-10.55, Plain mostly $10.45-11.55; Organic bunched 30s Curly and Plain $16-22.45. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 4 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices Curly lower, Plain generally unchanged. Cartons bunched Curly 60s $9.95-10.95, 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 2-1-2, Crossings MX 0-0- 0**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices Snow slightly higher, Sugar Snap generally unchanged. 10-pound cartons Decalyxed Sugar Snap-type $13-14.95, Snow-type $10.15-12. Quality variable. Most crossings from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution. **less than 50,000-pounds

GUATEMALA IMPORTS — Imports (4-5*-2) — 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.

PERU IMPORTS — Imports (3-5*-2) — Via air and Boat. Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices Snow Peas higher; Sugar Snap unchanged. 10-pounds cartons Snow Peas mostly $18-20, Sugar Snap Peas mostly $17- $18. *revised.

 

Peppers, bell

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (106-94-88) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading green slow, red active. Prices green lower, red higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large mostly $9.95-10.95, large mostly $9.95. red extra-large and large mostly $24.95, irregular size fair quality green mostly $7.95-8.95, red mostly $18.95. ½-bushel cartons red extra-large and large mostly $14.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (62-46-36) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices much higher. greenHOUSE 11-pound cartons red jumbo and extra-large mostly $15-17, large mostly $14-16; yellow and Orange jumbo and extra-large mostly $16-18, large mostly $15-17. Quality variable.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (31-29-32) — Movement expected about the same current week, increase following week. Trading fairly slow. Prices slightly lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $10-10.85, large $9-10.85, medium fair quality mostly $8-9.85. Quality good.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (21-24-26) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices much higher. Unofficial prices 1 1/9-bushel cartons red extra-large and large mostly $24.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $18.95. ½-bushel cartons red extra-large and large mostly $14.95. Quality generally good. No f.o.b. report is expected to be issued due to supplies in few hands.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (4-4-3) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $10.35-11; extra-large $10.35-11, fair quality $8-8.35; large $8.35-9.

 

Peppers, other

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (59-60-45) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Habanero much 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 $11-13. Quality variable.

 

Potatoes

U.S. — Shipments (not including imports, 1,835*-1,724*-1,636) — The top shipping areas, in order, were Idaho; Columbia Basin, Washington; Herford, Texas; Big Lake, Minnesota; and Kansas. *revised.

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — 2017 Shipments (765-602-358, includes exports of 14-8-4) — Movement expected to decrease as more shippers start to finish with old crop potatoes. Prices remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a price. *revised.

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — 2018 Shipments (4-39-310, includes exports of 0-0-1) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers start to receive new crop potatoes. Trading fairly slow. Prices Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 10-5pound film bags nonsize A mostly $7.25- $7.50; 50-pound cartons 40s mostly $11-11.50, 50s mostly $11-11.75, 60- 70s mostly $12, 80s mostly $11-11.50, 90s mostly $10.50-11, 100s mostly $9.

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON 2018 — Shipments (245*-307-308, includes export of 46-64-70) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active at lower prices. Prices carton 50s- 100s lower, others generally unchanged. Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags nonsize A mostly $5-5.50, 50-pound carton 40s $12- $13, 50s-60s mostly $12.50-13.50, 70s mostly $12-12.75, 80s mostly $11, 90s mostly $10, 100s $9-10.

HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS-EASTERN NEW MEXICO — Shipments (199*-163*-183) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin to harvest. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

BIG LAKE AND CENTRAL MINNESOTA DISTRICT — Shipments (67-116-138) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. round red U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound bales mostly $10-10.50, 50-pound cartons size A mostly $10-10.50, 2000-pound totes size A mostly $14-15. *revised

KANSAS — Shipments (69-167*-100) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin to harvest. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

SAN LUIS VALLEY, COLORADO — Shipments (137-1106-72, including exports 17-17*-16) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading slow. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (15-28-50) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading fairly slow. Prices yellow-type slightly 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 $17-18, 50-pound cartons size A mostly $16-18, 50-pound sacks size A mostly $15-17.

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (52-39-35, 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 (73-133*-35) — Movement expected to increase as the season gets started. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

DELAWARE — Shipments (22-9-16) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices round Whites lower, others generally unchanged. U.S. One size A round red 50-pound sacks $9.75, tote bags approx. 2000-pounds per cwt. $17.50-18.50, round White 50-pound sacks $8.75-10.75, tote bags approx. 2000-pounds per cwt. $18.50-20.50, yellow-type tote bags approx. 2000-pounds per cwt. $30.50-31.50.

INDIANA DISTRICT — Shipments (1-13-8) — Movement expected to increase as harvest of new potatoes moves forward. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

LONG ISLAND NEW YORK — Shipments (0-4-3) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Too few sales to establish a market.

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.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (0-0-2) — Initial harvest of round White varieties Under way with Russet varieties expected near Labor Day. FIRST REPORT.

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.

 

Radishes

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 6-12-9, Crossings MX 4-3*-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late fairly active. Prices 24s higher, 48s slightly higher. Cartons red bunched 24s mostly $11.95- $13.65, 48s mostly $15.45-16.50. Quality generally good. *revised

 

Rhubarb

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

 

Spinach

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (13-13-15) —

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 14 units shipped last week. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons bunched Flat 24s mostly $18.45-20.55, Organic $22.45-32. Quality generally good.

 

Squash

MICHIGAN — Shipments (37-36*-35) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. One-half-bushel cartons Zucchini small mostly $10.85-12.85, medium mostly $8-10.85, yellow Straightneck small mostly $12-14.85, medium mostly $10.85-12.85. Quality variable. *revised.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (1-2-3) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. ½ and 5/9-bushel cartons Zucchini small $14-14.35, medium $12-12.35; yellow Straightneck small $14-14.35, medium $12-12.35.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (03-02-02) — Movement expected to decrease slightly due to heat. Trading light. Prices Tuesday August 21, 2018 compared to Tuesday, August 14, 2018 Zucchini Small & yellow Crookneck medium much higher; others higher. ½-bushel carton Zucchini green small $10-15 mostly $10, medium $8-10 mostly $8. ¾-bushel cartons yellow Crookneck small $14-22 mostly $14, medium $12-15 mostly $12. Quality good.

EASTERN SHORE AND EASTERN VIRGINIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. ½ and 5/9-bushel cartons Zucchini small mostly $12, medium mostly $10; yellow Straightneck small mostly $12, medium mostly $10.

 

Sweet potatoes

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (90-91*-83) — 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 (20-20-17) — 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 (1-8-14) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices White-types U.S. Number One higher, others lower. 40-pound cartons Orange and red-types U.S. Number One $28-30, No Grade Marks medium $15- $18, jumbo mostly $18-20; White-types U.S. Number One mostly $34-35, No Grade Marks medium $15- $16, jumbo $14-18; Japanese-types U.S. Number One $38-44, No Grade Marks medium $38-44. Prices and shipments are 2018 new crop. Quality generally good.

LOUISIANA — Shipments (5-7-5) — 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 (177-180-184) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices much higher. 25-pound cartons loose Mature greens extra-large and large mostly $9.95, medium mostly $8.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (122-120-120, Adapted Environment 85-83-83, Open Field 21-21-21, Controlled Environment 16-16-16) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices 2-layer higher, 25-pound carton much higher. Adapted environment and Open-field Vine-ripes cartons 2-layer 4x4-4x5 sizes mostly $11.95-12.95, 5x5-5x6 sizes mostly $11.95; 25-pound cartons loose 4x4-4x5 sizes mostly $11.95-12.95, 5x5-5x6 sizes mostly $10.95-11.95. Quality generally good. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA — Shipments (50-35-24) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Most orders on Monday August 20 booked open with prices to be established later. Prices from Friday August 17, 25-pound cartons Mature greens 85% U.S. 1 or better 5x6 size $13.95, 6x6 size mostly $13.95, 6x7 size mostly $11.95.

TENNESSEE — Shipments (30-42-22) — Movement expected to increase. Trading active. Prices higher. Extra services included. (Prices represent Friday, August 17th market.) 25-pounds carton loose Mature greens 85 % U.S. 1 or Better 5x6 size $13.95, 6x6 size $13.95, 6x7 size $11.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (19-14*-14, Adapted Environment 15-11*-11, Open Field 4-3*-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Open-field and Adapted environment cartons 2-layer Vine-ripes 4x4-5x6s mostly $10.95; Organic 4x4-5x6s $12.95. Quality generally good. *revised

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (7*-9*-11) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. Vine-ripes 25-pound cartons loose 5x6 size mostly $13-14.95, cartons 2-layer 4x4s and 4x5s and 5x5s mostly $14-14.95. Quality mostly good.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse (shipments 26-15*-10) — No prices reported. *revised.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (2-3-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. 25-pound cartons loose Vine-ripes U.S. Combination or Better jumbo $12.95-14.95, extra-large $12.95-14.95, large $11.95-14.95. Extra services included.

 

Tomatoes, cherry

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (Adapted Environment 6-3*-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices slightly higher. Adapted environment flats 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large $10.95-12.95. Quality generally good. *revised

EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA — Shipments (2-2-3) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint baskets $9.95-10.95.

 

Tomatoes, grape

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (10-11-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 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 (8-8-6) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint containers with lids $9.95; 20-pound cartons loose $17.95.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (Adapted Environment 6-5*-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Adapted environment and Open-field flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large mostly $6.95-7.95, 20-pound cartons loose med-large $12.95-14.95. Organic Adapted environment flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large $7.95-9, 20-pound cartons loose med- large mostly $14.95-16. Quality generally good. *revised

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (1-2-1) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Unofficial prices from Industry sources flats 12 one-pint containers with lids med-lge $10-12.95. Supplies in few hands. No daily f.o.b. Shipping Point prices being issued.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (1-0-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Flats 12 1-pint containers with lids $8.95-10.95; 20-pound cartons loose $15.95- $19.95. Extra services included.

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

 

Tomatoes, plum

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (117-109-102, Adapted Environment 92-86-80, Open-Field 23-21-20, Controlled Environment 2-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices much higher. Adapted environment and Open-field 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large mostly $11.95-13.95, large mostly $10.95-12.95, medium mostly $9.95- $11.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (59-41-37) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices higher. 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large mostly $10.95, large mostly $9.95, medium $7.95- $8.95. Quality generally good.

TENNESSEE — Shipments (36-33-29, Organic 0-0-5) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. 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. Report indication for industry sources for prices. extra-large $21.95, large $21.95, medium $21.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (54-33*-20, Adapted Environment 38-23*-14, Open-Field 16-10*-6) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices medium higher, others slightly higher. Open-field AND Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large and large mostly $10.95-11.95, medium mostly $8.95; Organic extra-large, large and medium $24.95. Quality generally good. *revised

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (5-13-18) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large mostly $11-12.95, large mostly $10-11.95. Quality variable.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large $11.95-13.95, large $11.95-13.95. Extra services included.

 

Tropicals

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (44*-107*-44) — Imports from Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Ecuador and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of Entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices Chayote higher, Malanga Lila lower; others generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $7.50-10; Chayote 40-pound cartons mostly $12-14; 20-pound cartons $9-10; Ginger Root 30-pound cartons from Brazil by boat mostly $18-20; Malanga 40-pound cartons Blanca (large) mostly $24-27; Lila (large) mostly $38-40; Taro 40-pound cartons Eddoes mostly $24-27; 40-pound cartons Dasheen (Coco Islena) mostly $16; Yams (Name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $54-56; 50-pound cartons White mostly $29-33; Yucca (Cassava) 37-pound cartons mostly $15-16. Quality good. *revised.

CARIBBEAN IMPORTS — Imports (2-3-2) — 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. **unavailable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — TOMATILLOS — Crossings (26-25-16) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates mostly $12-14. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — CHAYOTE — Crossing (6-5-4) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices higher. 40-pound cartons mostly $9-11. Quality variable.