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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 21-July 28-August 4.

Artichokes

CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF.* — Shipments (18-18-16) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 18-24s moderate, others fairly slow. Prices 18- 24s slightly higher, 12s slightly lower, 30-36s generally unchanged. Cartons globe green 12s $10.55-11.65, 18s mostly $11.55-12.55, 24s mostly $10.55-12.65, 30-36s mostly $6.55-8.55; Organic 12-30s $25.55. Quality variable. *revised district

 

Asian vegetables

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (6-6-5) — Movement of Bok Choy expected about the same. Trading crates fairly active at slightly lower prices, cartons fairly active. Prices crates slightly lower, cartons slightly higher. Bok Choy 30-pound cartons mostly $9.25-9.65, WGA crates mostly $15.50-17.65. Quality generally good.

 

Asparagus

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA, TEXAS CROSSINGS — (58-46-42) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. Pyramid cartons/crates 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green small $7.75-9.75, large mostly $12.75, standard $8.75-10.75, jumbo mostly $24.75. Some sales booked open with price to be established later. Extra services included.

PERU — Imports (11*-14-**) — Imports via air and boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading slow. Prices small unchanged; others higher. 11-pounds cartons bunched green jumbo supply in too few hands to quote, extra-large supply in too few hands to quote, Large mostly $13.50-14.75, Standard $13.50-14.50, Small $8-9. 11-pounds cartons bunched White Standard $17-18, Large $17-18. Quality variable. *revised. **unavailable.

 

Beans

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (8-16-31) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading very active for light supplies. Prices higher.-bushel cartons/crates round green-type machine-picked $25-28. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (4*-8-**) — Imports via boat from Guatemala. Movement expected to decrease. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 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 fairly active, late moderate. Prices slightly lower. Cartons bunched red-type 12s mostly $9.55-11.65; Organic red-type 12s $12.45-14.50, 24s $14- $26.50; Gold-type 12s 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 (137-120-112) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 83 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late very active. Supply very light. Prices much higher. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $13.55- $14.65, 18s mostly $14-15.15; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $15.55-16.65, Short Trim mostly $16.55-17.65. Organic cartons bunched 14s mostly $20.45-22.85; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut $20.45-24.50. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings 51-37-38 — Movement expected about the same. Supplies very light. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices much higher. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut Short Trim mostly $18-20. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 29 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late very active. Prices much higher. Cartons bunched (supplies very light) 14s mostly $13.50- $14.50, 18s mostly $14-15; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut (supplies light) $17-19, Short Trim mostly $18.75-21. Organic cartons bunched 14s $22-22.50. Quality generally good.

 

Brussels sprouts

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 19-17-21, Crossings 8-4*- 3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active at lower prices. Prices lower. 25-pound cartons medium mostly $22.50-24.95. Quality generally good. Most crossings from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution. *revised

 

Cabbage

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (24-43-46) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active for fairly light supplies. Prices unchanged. round green-type 50-pound cartons medium $14-16, bulk cents per-pound large mostly $.22. Quality variable.

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

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 15 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices slightly lower. 50-pound cartons medium round green-type $11.95- $12.95, red-type $7.95-9.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 14 units shipped last week. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. 50-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type $11.25-12.45. Organic 50-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type $14.45-18.45, red-type $20.45- $28.45. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (14-11-18) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active for light supplies. Prices unchanged. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium mostly $13-14.85. Quality good.

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active for light supplies. Prices unchanged. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium mostly $12-14.

 

Carrots

KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (168-171-194) — Movement expected to increase due to increased back to school demand. Trading jumbo fairly active at lower prices, others fairly active. Prices jumbo lower, others generally unchanged. 48 1-pound film bags in sacks medium-large $12- $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 (68-50-41) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices much lower. 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $10-12. Quality variable.

 

Cauliflower

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (92-95-98) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 70 units shipped last week. Trading fairly slow. Prices 16s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $7.45-8.65, 9s mostly $7.25-7.65, 16s mostly $7.15-8.55; Organic White 12s $14.45-18.85. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 28 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices higher. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s $7-8.50, 9s and 16s mostly $6.50- $7. Organic cartons film-wrapped White 12s $13.50. Quality generally good.

 

Celery

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (260-267-232) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 165 units shipped last week. Trading very slow. Prices Hearts slightly lower, others lower. Cartons 2-2 ½ dozen mostly $7.25-8.65, 3 dozen mostly $8.25-9.65; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $10.45-12.65. Organic cartons 2 dozen $14-16.85, 2 ½ dozen $14.45-16.85; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $14.45-17.50. Quality variable. Harvest curtailed by market conditions.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 67 units shipped last week. Trading early slow, late very slow. Prices much lower. Cartons 2 and 2 ½ mostly $6-6.15, 3 dozen mostly $6-7. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (12-26-26) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices hearts and 2-2 ½ dozen lower, others unchanged. Cartons/crates 2 dozen mostly $12, 2 ½ dozen mostly $12.50, 3 dozen mostly $14 cartons film bags Hearts 24 count $22.65, 18 count mostly $17.50. Quality good.

 

Chinese cabbage

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (15-14-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices slightly higher. Nappa WGA crates mostly $18.35-19.45, 30-pound cartons mostly $11.15-12.65. Quality generally good.

 

Corn

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (102-74-60) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices slightly lower. Cartons 4 dozen minimum White and BiColor mostly $8. Quality generally good.

NEW YORK — Shipments (0-21-47) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices wirebound crates 4 dozen minimum yellow and White mostly $8.50-9, BiColor mostly $8-9. Quality good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (18-20-13) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons/crates 4 dozen minimum bicolor mostly $8-8.85. Quality good.

EASTERN VIRGINIA AND SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Wirebound crates 4 dozen minimum yellow mostly $8.20-10, White mostly $8.20-10, BiColor mostly $8.20-10.

 

Cucumbers

MICHIGAN — Shipments (73-56*-63) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow for medium and cartons 24s, others very slow. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $12-12.85, fair quality mostly $4-4.85, cartons 24s mostly $5-5.85. Quality variable. Harvest slowed or curtailed by rain and set fields on Monday, August 6. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (greenhouse 66-78*-40) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices small slightly lower, medium lower, large much lower, others generally unchanged. greenHOUSE 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $12.95, fair quality mostly $10.95, ordinary quality mostly $7.95; small mostly $7.95-8.95, large mostly $10.95. Cartons 24s mostly $5.95, 36s mostly $7.95; Organic 36s $12.95-14.95. Quality generally good. *revised

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (52-33-31) — Movement expected about the same. Available supplies very light. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices large higher, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $18.95-20.95, fair quality mostly $16.95-18.95, large mostly $16.95-18.95. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior booking and/or previous commitments.

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (9-17-26) — Movement expected to increase as harvest increases. Trading active for fairly light supplies. Unofficial prices from industry sources. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates medium $17-19, fair quality $8-12, carton 24s $6-9. Supplies are in too few hands to report f.o.b. prices. Quality variable.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (6-3-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same as rain and wet fields have curtailed 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 (0-2-2) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Expect first f.o.b. Shipping Point prices later in the period.

 

Endive/escarole

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (2-3-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Escarole slightly lower, Endive generally unchanged. Cartons 24s Endive mostly $7.45-8.55, Escarole mostly $9.45-10.55. Quality generally good.

 

Greens

LEXINGTON DISTRICT SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (13-13-12) — Movement expected to remain the same. Trading moderate. Prices Tuesday, August 07, 2018 compared to Tuesday, July 31, 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 (12-14-11) —

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 $7.45-9.55, Lacinato (Tuscan) mostly $9- $9.50; Organic green mostly $12.45-16, red mostly $10.45-13.50, Lacinato (Tuscan) mostly $12.45-20. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 4 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s Kale green mostly $7.95-8.95, Lacinato (Tuscan) mostly $8.95-9.95. Quality generally good.

 

Herbs

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

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 14 units shipped last week. Trading Cilantro 30s fairly active, 60s moderate; Anise fairly slow. Prices Cilantro 30s slightly higher, others slightly lower. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s mostly $17.35-18.65, 30s mostly $14.35-15.45; Organic 30s mostly $14.50-17.95. Anise cartons 24s mostly $10.45-11.65; Organic 12s mostly $9-12.45. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 7 units shipped last week. Trading early active, late fairly active. Prices 30s slightly higher, 60s generally unchanged. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s $16.95-20.95, 30s $9.95-12.95. Quality generally good.

 

Lettuce, iceberg

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (516-553-514) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 452 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices 24s slightly higher, 30s higher. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $7.35-8.65, 24s film-wrapped mostly $8.35-9.65, 30s (supply light) film-wrapped mostly $8.45-8.95. Organic cartons 24s film-wrapped mostly $10.45-14.45, 12s film-wrapped $10.45-12. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 62 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices higher. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $7-8.75, 24s film-wrapped mostly $8-9.50. Quality generally good.

 

Lettuce, romaine

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (387-386-372) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 335 units shipped last week. Trading 24s fairly slow, Hearts moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s mostly $6.45-7.65; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $8.15-9.65, 48s film-lined mostly $9.25- $10.65. Organic carton 24s mostly $10-11.50; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $11.55-13.55. Quality generally good. Harvest curtailed by market conditions.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 37 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Cartons 24s $7-7.50; Hearts 12 3-count packages $7.50-8, Organic $10.50-12.50. Quality generally good.

 

Lettuce, other

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

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 38 units shipped last week. Trading green leaf moderate, red leaf fairly slow, Boston slow. Prices green leaf generally unchanged, others slightly lower. Cartons 24s green leaf mostly $6.45-7.65, red leaf mostly $6.35-7.45, Boston mostly $6.35-7.65. Organic cartons 24s green leaf $10- $12.50, red leaf mostly $10-12.45. Quality generally good. Harvest curtailed by market conditions.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 5 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices green slightly lower, red generally unchanged. Cartons 24s green leaf $6-7.50, red leaf mostly $7. Quality generally good.

 

Okra

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

 

Onions, dry

U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 992-1,032*-934) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were New Mexico; San Joaquin Valley, California; Columbia Basin, Washington; Georgia; and Mexico Crossings. *revised.

SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO — (408-425-362) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally as some shippers finish for the season. Trading moderate. Prices yellow Supercolossal and colossal higher, yellow jumbo generally unchanged, others lower. 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 mostly $10-12; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $12-13, medium mostly $11-12. *revised.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (323-291-272) — 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 $4.50-5.50; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $11-12.

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON — Shipments (28*-65*- 148, includes exports of 9-18-33) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices yellow and red medium lower, others generally unchanged. yellow Hybrid-type 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $6.50, medium $5-5.50; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $11, medium $10-11. *revised.

VIDALIA DISTRICT, GEORGIA — (109-103-107) — Movement expected remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. yellow Granex Marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $16.

MEXICAN CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (82-34-16) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

WALLA WALLA WASHINGTON — Shipments (19-17-12, includes exports of 3-3-3) — Movement expected to seasonally decrease. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. yellow Walla Walla Sweets 40-pound sacks jumbo mostly $16, medium mostly $13-14.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY OREGON — (0-1-10) — Movement expected to seasonally increase as more shippers start to receive new onions. yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. 1 50-pound sacks jumbo $7, medium $6; red globe-type U.S. 1 25-pound sacks jumbo $10-12, medium $10-12. FIRST REPORT

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY TEXAS — Shipments (3-3-**) — 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 (55-44*-41) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Iceless moderate, others fairly active. Prices Iceless slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 48s medium mostly $7.45-8.65, small mostly $6-6.45; ICELESS 4 film bags, 12 bunches per bag mostly $9.45-9.65. Organic cartons bunched 48s medium $12.85-18.95. Quality and condition variable. Most crossings from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution. *revised

CENTRAL COAST, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (4-5-3) — Movement of Leeks expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons bunched Leeks 12s mostly $10.50-12.65, Organic $10.45-12.45. Quality generally good.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (03-03-03) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading light. Prices Tuesday, August 07, 2018 compared to Tuesday, July 31, 2018 unchanged. Cartons/crates bunched 48s $11-13 mostly $11. Quality good.

 

Parsley

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (11-13-12) —

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 8 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices Plain slightly lower, Curly generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 60s Curly mostly $8.45-10.65, Plain mostly $9.45-11.65; Organic bunched 30s Curly and Plain $10.45-16. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 4 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices Plain 60s lower, Curly 60s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons bunched Curly 60s mostly $10.95-12.95, 30s $7.95-8.95; Plain 60s mostly $9.95-10.95, 30s $7.95. Quality generally good.

 

Peas, green

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 2-3-2, Crossings MX 0-0- 0**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Snow higher, Sugar Snap slightly higher. 10-pound cartons Decalyxed Sugar Snap-type mostly $13.15-14.95, Snow-type mostly $13.15-16.95. Quality variable. Most crossings from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution. **less than 50,000-pounds

GUATEMALA IMPORTS — Imports (4-3-**) — Imports via boat and air from Guatemala. Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices snow peas unchanged; sugar snap lower. 10-pounds cartons Snow Peas $6-7, Sugar Snap peas mostly $9-10. Quality variable. **unavailable.

PERU IMPORTS — Imports (5*-2-**) — Via air. Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 10-pounds cartons Snow Peas mostly $18- $20. Sugar Snap Peas mostly $20-22. By Boat Snow Peas fair quality $10-12. *revised. **unavailable.

 

Peppers, bell

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (121-89-106) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices green lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large mostly $12.95, large mostly $11.95-12.95, medium mostly $10.95-11.95, red extra-large and large mostly $20.95, irregular size fair quality green mostly $10.95, red mostly $14.95-16.95, yellow mostly $18.95-20.95. ½-bushel cartons red extra-large and large mostly $10.95-12.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (42-37-62) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red moderate, others fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. greenHOUSE 11-pound cartons red jumbo and extra-large mostly $9-11, large mostly $8-10; yellow and Orange jumbo and extra-large mostly $13-15, large mostly $12-14. Quality variable.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (4-36-30) — Movement expected to increase. Trading opened active, closed fairly slow. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $14-14.95, large mostly $12-12.95, medium fair quality mostly $10.85-12.85. Harvest curtailed on Monday, August 6 due to rain and wet fields. Quality good.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (16-19-21) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. 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. FIRST REPORT

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (6-5-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same as rain and wet fields have curtailed production. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $12- $16; extra-large $12-16, fair quality $10-12.35.

 

Peppers, other

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (71-63-59) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Anaheim, Poblano and Jalapeno fairly active at lower prices, others fairly active. Prices Anaheim, Poblano and Jalapeno lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons and crates Anaheim and Poblano mostly $12-14, Serrano mostly $14- $16, Jalapeno mostly $11-13. 8-pound cartons Habanero orange mostly $15-17. Quality variable.

 

Potatoes

U.S. — Shipments (not including imports, 1,765*-1,716*-1,726) — The top shipping areas, in order, were Idaho; Columbia Basin, Wash.; Herford, Texas; San Luis Valley, Colorado; and Kern, California. *revised.

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — 2017 Shipments (777-790-744, includes exports of 12-12-14) — Movement expected to decrease as more shippers start to finish with old crop potatoes. Trading moderate. Prices bales higher, others lower. Russet Burbank U.S. 1 baled 10-5-pound film bags non size A mostly $6; 50-pound cartons 40s mostly $9-10, 50s mostly $10-11, 60-80s mostly $12.50-13, 90s mostly $9.50-10, 100s mostly $8-9.

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — 2018 Shipments (0-0-25, includes exports of 0-0-0) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers start to receive new crop potatoes. A price report is expected to start current week (August 05). FIRST REPORT.

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON 2017 — Shipments (103-67-34, includes export of 30-20-10) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish market. *revised

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON 2018 — Shipments (45-122-247, includes export of 6-32-46) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers start shipping. Trading active. Prices bales, carton 40s, 80s-100s lower, others generally unchanged. Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10--pound film bags non size A mostly $6, 50-pound carton 40s mostly $15- $16, 50s-70s mostly $16-17, 80s mostly $14-15, 90s mostly $12.50- $13, 100s mostly $11.50-12.

HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS-EASTERN NEW MEXICO — Shipments (103-122-153) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin to harvest. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

SAN LUIS VALLEY, COLORADO — Shipments (216-184*-135, including exports 18-17*-15) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices cartons 40s higher, others generally unchanged. Russet U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags size A mostly $10, baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $9, 50-pound cartons 40s mostly $16.50, 50s mostly $16.50, 60s mostly $16.50, 70s $16.50, 80s mostly $14.50, 90s mostly $12, 100s mostly $12. U.S. Commercial bulk per cwt mostly $11. *revised.

KANSAS DISTRICT — Shipments (15-20-69) — Movement expected to increase as more shipper start to receive potatoes. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.*revised.

BIG LAKE AND CENTRAL MINNESOTA DISTRICT 2017 — Shipments (2-1-0) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT

BIG LAKE AND CENTRAL MINNESOTA DISTRICT 2018 — Shipments (0-1-67) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers start shipping. Too few open market sales to establish market.

EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA — Shipments (124-64-54) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 50-pound sacks round White US One size A mostly $13.75, chef $16.75. 50-pound sacks round red US One size A mostly $9.75, size mostly B $14.75. 50-pound sacks yellow-type US One size A mostly $18.75.

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (140-119-52, 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 (55-75*-34) — Movement expected to increase as the season gets started. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY) — Shipments (47-44*-26) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised

DELAWARE — Shipments (0-1-22) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate for round reds, others fairly slow. Prices 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 $12.75, tote bags approx. 2000-pounds per cwt. $24.50, yellow-type tote bags approx. 2000-pounds per cwt. $34.50- $36.50.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (0-8-15) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading moderate. round red 10 5-pound baled mostly $13-14, 50--pound cartons size A mostly $12-13.50, size B mostly $12-15, 50--pound sacks size A mostly $11-12.50, size B mostly $11-14. As more growers harvest, expect yellow-type and Russet shipments to begin within the next two weeks.

KLAMATH BASIN OREGON AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (27-15-4) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

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

NEBRASKA — Shipments (8-1-0) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT

LONG ISLAND NEW YORK — Light harvest underway. Movement expected to increase within the period. FIRST REPORT.

 

Radishes

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 6-5-6, Crossings MX 3-4-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices higher. Cartons red bunched 24s mostly $9.45-10.50, 48s mostly $11.50- $12.95. Quality generally good.

 

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 (14-14-13) —

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 12 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices much higher. Cartons bunched Flat 24s mostly $14.15-15.65, Organic $12.45- $20.45. Quality generally good.

 

Squash

MICHIGAN — Shipments (26-29-35) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active on Zucchini, slow on yellow Straightneck. Prices Zucchini slightly higher, others unchanged. One-half-bushel cartons Zucchini small mostly $7.85-8.85, medium mostly $5.85-6.85, yellow Straightneck small mostly $6-6.85, medium mostly $4-4.85. Quality variable.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (03-03-03) — Movement expected to remain the same. Trading light. Prices Tuesday August 07, 2018 compared to Tuesday, July 31, 2018 unchanged. ½-bushel carton Zucchini green small $11-14 mostly $11, medium $9-12 mostly $9. ¾-bushel cartons yellow Crookneck small $12-20 mostly $12, medium $10-12 mostly $10. Quality good.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (2-1-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same as rain and wet fields have curtailed production. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. ½ and 5/9-bushel cartons Zucchini small $7-10, medium $5-8; yellow Straightneck small $7-10, medium $5-8. Quality variable.

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 $8- $10, medium mostly $6-8.

 

Sweet potatoes

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (86-92*-76) — 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 (16-18-20) — 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, 14-13-13; 2018 Crop year, 0-0-1) — 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. 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. First Report for 2018 crop. Quality generally good.

LOUISIANA — Shipments (5-5-5) — 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 (187-203-177) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices medium slightly higher, others higher. 25-pound cartons loose Mature greens extra-large (supplies heavy) and large mostly $5.95, medium $4.95-5.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (98-99-122, Adapted Environment 67-69-85, Open Field 17-17-21, Controlled Environment 14-13-16) — 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.

EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA — Shipments (42-73-50) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Most orders on Monday August 6 booked open with prices to be established later. Prices from Friday August 3, 25-pound cartons Mature greens 85% U.S. 1 or better 5x6 size $10.95, 6x6 size $9.95, 6x7 size $9.95.

TENNESSEE — Shipments (17-32-30) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Extra services included. 25-pound carton loose Mature greens 85 % U.S. 1 or Better 5x6 size $10.95, 6x6 size $9.95- $10.95, 6x7 size $9.95. Quality generally good.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — greenhouse (33*-22*-13) — No prices reported. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (36-27*-10, Adapted Environment 29-22*-8, Open Field 7-5*-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late slow. Prices much lower. Open-field and Adapted environment cartons 2-layer Vine-ripes 4x4-5x6s mostly $7.95; Organic 4x4-5x6s $8.95-10.95. Quality generally good. *revised

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (2-7-6) — Movement expected to increase. Expect first f.o.b. Shipping Point prices later in the period. Harvest curtailed on Monday, August 6 by rain and wet fields. Fruit maturity in new fields has been slowed.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (2-1-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same as rain and wet fields have curtailed production. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose Vine-ripes U.S. Combination or Better jumbo $8.95-11.95, extra-large $8.95-11.95, large $8.95-9.95. Extra services included.

 

Tomatoes, cherry

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (Adapted Environment 2-4-6) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Adapted environment flats 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large mostly $8.95-9.95. Quality generally good.

EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA — Shipments (3-2-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Most orders on Monday August 6 booked open with prices to be established later. Prices from Friday August 3, flats 12 1-pint baskets $9.95-10.95.

 

Tomatoes, grape

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (11-5-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices much lower. Adapted environment and Open-field flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large mostly $4.49-5.95. Quality generally good.

EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA — Shipments (14-9-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Most orders on Monday August 6 booked open with prices to be established later. Prices from Friday August 3, flats 12 1-pint containers with lids $10.95; 20-pound cartons loose $19.95.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings Adapted Environment (6-6*-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late slow. Prices much lower. Adapted environment and Open-field flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large mostly $7.95, 20-pound cartons loose med-large mostly $14.95-16.95. Organic Adapted environment flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large $7.95-9, 20-pound cartons loose med-large mostly $16.95-18. Quality generally good. *revised

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (0-2-1) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies in foo few hands to establish a market.

TENNESSEE — Shipments (1-1-1) — 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 $10.95; 20 -pound cartons loose $19.95. Quality generally good.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (2-0-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same as rain and wet fields have curtailed production. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint containers with lids $9.95-11.95; 20-pound cartons loose $19.95-21.95. Extra services included.

 

Tomatoes, plum

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (113-91-117, Adapted Environment 88-70-92, Open-Field 22-18-23, Controlled Environment 3-3-2) — 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 (55-57-59) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices medium generally unchanged, others slightly lower. 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large $8.95-9.95, large $7.95-8.95, medium mostly $6.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (64-53*-36, Adapted Environment 46-39*-25, Open Field 18-14*-11) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading early active, late fairly slow. Prices much lower. Open-field and Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large and large mostly $8.95, medium mostly $6.95; Organic extra-large, large and medium $18.95-20.95. Quality generally good. *revised

TENNESSEE — Shipments (34-35-36, 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. Reported indication for the industry sources for prices. extra-large $18.95, large $18.95, medium $18.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (0-1-5) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active. 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large and large $12-13.95.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-0-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same as rain and wet fields have curtailed production. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large $9.95-13.95. Extra services included.

 

Tropicals

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (42*-40*-**) — Imports from Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Ecuador and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices 20-pound Chayote and Ginger lower; others 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 $22-25; Lila (large) few $36- $40; Taro 40-pound cartons Eddoes mostly $22-26; 40-pound cartons Dasheen (Coco Islena) mostly $16; Yams (Name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $53-55; 50-pound cartons White mostly $29-33; Yucca (Cassava) 37-pound cartons mostly $14-16. Quality good. *revised. **unavailable.

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

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — TOMATILLOS — Crossings (34-29-26) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies very light. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates mostly $19-21. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — CHAYOTE — Crossing (6-6-6) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies very light. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. 40-pound cartons mostly $13-15. Quality variable.