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What the numbers mean
This information, provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service, shows week-by-week shipments and f.o.b.s for commodities from  shipments for the fresh market. Protective services are extra unless otherwise stated.
Shipments, crossings or imports, unless otherwise stated, are for the weeks ending March 2, March 9 and March 16 in that order in thousand hundredweight (cwt.) or 100,000 pound units. Expected movement is for the period March 17-30, 2019. Prices are for Monday, March 18, 2019, compared to Monday, March 11, 2019.


Anise

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ Shipments (AZ 1-1-1, CA 1-1-1), Crossings Very Light — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Cartons 24s mostly $18.45-19.50; Organic 12s $14.45-17.95. Quality generally good.

Artichokes

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA Shipments (15-18-15) — Crossings (3*-3*-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Slow. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons globe green 12-18s $7.55-10.65, 24s $8.55-10.65, 30s $8-10.65, 36s $8.55-10.65; Organic 12s $20.55, 18-24s mostly $20.55-28, 30s $20.55. Quality variable. (*revised)

Asparagus

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALEXICO CALIFORNIA, SAN LUIS ARIZONA AND ARIZONA 2019 CROP Crossings — (125-143-107) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. 28-pound cartons/crates bunched green standard $28.75-32.75, large $30.75-33.75; 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green small $8.75-9.75, large mostly $13.75-14.75, standard mostly $13.75-14.75, jumbo $18.75-20.75. Extra services included. Some sales being booked at previously committed lower prices.

CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA 2019 CROP — Shipments (0-0-0) — Movement expected to increase. Most shippers expect to begin harvesting on or around March 21, 2019. Expected f.o.b. to begin the week of April 1st.

Beans

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings — (18-30-23) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. 30-pound cartons round green-type Handpicked mostly $12.95-14.95. Quality generally good.

Beans, haricots verts

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS - Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (14*-6-10) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. 5-pounds cartons $6-7. Quality variable. (* revised)

 Beans, round green

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (54-50-57) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. Includes palletizing and Cooling.-bushel cartons/crates machine-picked mostly $7.85-8.85. Quality generally good.

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

Beets

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (5-7*-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Fairly Active, late Moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons bunched 12s red-type mostly $10.55-10.95; Organic red-type and Gold-type mostly $16.45-18.45. Quality generally good. (* revised)

Bok choy

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ Crossings — (12*-15*-13) — Shipments (AZ 1-1-1, CA Light) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active at slightly lower prices. Prices Slightly Lower. 30-pound cartons $12.45-13.65, WGA crates mostly $18.35. Quality generally good. (* revised)

Broccoli

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (138-105-95) — Movement expected about the same. Supply light. Trading Fairly Active. Prices Higher. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut Short Trim mostly $17-19. Quality variable.

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (36*-55*-63) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active at lower prices. Prices Lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $12.35-13.65, 18s mostly $12.85-14.15; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $14.35-16.55. Organic bunched 14s mostly $20.45-22.50; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut $18.50-22.50. Quality variable. (* revised)

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (14*-22-39) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Short Trim higher, others lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $10-12, 18s mostly $10.50-12.50; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $10-14, Short Trim $18-20. Quality generally good. (* revised)    

IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (29-35-23) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies light. Trading bunched active at slightly lower prices, crown cut active. Prices crown cut slightly higher, bunched slightly lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $14.15-14.55; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $16.15-16.55. Organic cartons bunched 14s $20.95-22.85. Quality generally good.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-5-5) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading Fairly Active. Prices cartons bunched 14s mostly $12.45-14.55, 18s mostly $12.95-15; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $14.55-16.55. Organic bunched 14s mostly $18.50-24; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut $28-32.95. Quality variable.

Brussels sprouts

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (43*-44*-36) — Shipments (2-2-11) — Movement expected to increase in California and remain about the same from Mexico. Trading early Fairly Active, late Moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. 25-pound cartons medium mostly $30.95-33.85. Quality generally good. (* revised)

Cabbage

NORTH, CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (107-161-161) — Movement expected to slightly decrease. Trading Moderate. Prices Round green-type Slightly Higher, Others Generally Unchanged. Cooling included. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium $14-16, Large $12- $14. red-type medium $25-27. Savoy 1 ¾-bushel crates & 40-pound cartons medium mostly $16. Quality generally good.

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (51-74*-43) — Movement expected about the same. Trading green fairly active at slightly lower prices, red fairly active. Prices green slightly lower, red generally unchanged. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium $12-14.00, red-type medium $23-24.50. Quality variable. (* revised)

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (7*-3-13) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red active, green moderate. Prices Green lower, red generally unchanged. 50-pound cartons medium round green-type mostly $18-18.95, red-type $28.95. Quality generally good. (* revised)

SAN ANTONIO-WINTERGARDEN DISTRICT TEXAS — Shipments (14-15-9) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices green lower, red generally unchanged. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium $12-14, red-type medium mostly $25-26. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Shipments (AZ 37-51-54, CA 10*-8*-6, Crossings 7-9*6) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Active, late Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. 50-pound cartons medium round green-type mostly $16.50-19.45; Organic green-type mostly $20.95-22.45, red-type mostly 20.50-22.85. Quality generally good. (*revised)

Calabaza

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida Imports via Boat (4-6-U) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. from Costa Rica, few Honduras 50-pounds Sacks $7-9 (U = unavailable)

Carrots

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (190-187-135) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading jumbo fairly Active at slightly lower prices, others fairly active. Prices jumbo slightly lower, others generally unchanged. 48 1-pound film bags med-lge $13-15.85; 50-pound sacks loose jbo $14-17.40, 25-pound sacks loose jbo $7-8.70; cartons 30 1-pound film bags Baby Peeled $18.25-18.75. Organic 48 1-pound film bags med-lge $20-28.70, 24 2-pound film bags med-lge $20-28.70, 10 5-pound film bags med-lge $20-28.70. Cartons 24 1-pound film bags Baby Peeled $18-20.20, cartons 12 2-pound film bags Baby Peeled $18-20.20, cartons 4 5-pound film bags Baby Peeled $18-20.20. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (49-56*-48) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices slightly higher. 50-pound sacks loose jumbo $8-9. Quality variable. (* revised)

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (17-19-16) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Sacks medium large 48 1-pound, 24 2-pound, 10 5-pound film bags $15-16; 50-pound cartons loose jumbo $12-13. Quality generally good.

Cauliflower

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (43-74-58) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Available supply light. Trading early slow, late active. Prices 9-12s higher, 16s slightly higher. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $23.35-25.65, 9s mostly $22.50-23.55, 16s mostly 20.50-21.55; Organic White 12s mostly $22.45-24.45. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (20-28-35) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Slow, late Active. Prices Higher. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $18-20. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (14-23-20) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies very light. Trading early fairly slow, late active. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons filmed wrapped White 12s mostly $20.95-22.55, 16s $20.95-22.55; Organic 12s 32.95. Quality variable.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-8-15) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading early slow, late very active. Prices 9-12s much higher, 16s higher. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $23.55-25.50, 9s mostly $22.50-23.55, 16s mostly $19.55-22.55; Organic White 12s $30.75-32.95. Quality generally good.

Celery

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (111-98-130) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading very active for very light supplies. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons 2 dozen mostly $58.55-60.85, 2 ½ dozen mostly $58.50-60.85, 3 dozen mostly $58.55-60.95; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $58.55-60.55. Organic 2-2 ½ dozen $68.55-72.95; Hearts film bags 18s $62.55-70.66. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL VALLEY CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Crossings (49-23-31) — Shipments (9*-9-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Active, late Very Active. Prices Higher. Cartons 2-3 dozen mostly 58.25-62.95. Quality generally good. (*revised)

COACHELLA VALLEY CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (AZ 46-74-57, CA 35-26-16) — Movement expected about the same. Trading very active for very light supplies. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons 2-2 ½ dozen $60.65-62.55, 3 dozen mostly $60.65-63.55; Hearts film bags 18s supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Organic 2 dozen $68.45-72.95, 2 ½ dozen $68.55-72.95; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $58.45-67.50. Quality variable.

Chayote

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (8-7-6) — Movement expected to increase. Trading very active. Available supplies very light. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

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

Cilantro

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ Crossings (14-15-12) — Shipments (AZ 3-3-9, CA Light) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Cartons bunched 60s mostly 12.45-15.65, 30s mostly $10.45-12.45; Organic 30s mostly $20-22.85. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA Shipments 6) —6-8 — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s mostly $12.95, 30s mostly $7.95-8.95. Quality variable.

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS Shipments (8-7*-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cartons bunched 60s $14.85-16.85. Quality generally good. (* revised)

Chinese cabbage

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Crossings (7-6*-4) — Shipments (AZ 2-2-3, CA 1-0-0#) — Movement expected about the same. Trading crates fairly active, cartons fairly active at slightly lower prices. Prices cartons slightly lower, crates generally unchanged. Nappa WGA crates mostly $27.50-30.35; 30-pound cartons mostly $16.45-18.65. Quality generally good. (#less than 50,000-pounds) (* revised)

Corn, sweet

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (108-104-160) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling. Wire bound crates yellow 4- 4 1/ 2 dozen $11.25, White 4- 4 1 /2 dozen $11.25, Bi- Color 4- 4 1 /2 dozen $11.25. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (54-41-49) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices White slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons 4-4 ½ dozen yellow $8.95-10.95, White mostly $14.95, Bi-Color $8.95-9.95. Quality variable.

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

Cucumbers

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (252-284-262) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Persian and Long seedless slow, others moderate. Prices Long seedless 12s medium generally unchanged, 12s small slightly lower, Pickles lower, others much lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $10.95-12.95, fair quality $8.95-10.95, ordinary quality $4.95-6.95; small $6.95-8.95, large mostly $8.95. Cartons 24s $4.95-5.95, 36s $5.95-6.95. Pickles-bushel and 40-45-pound plastic container 200-300s and 300-400 mostly $16.95-18.95, 150-200s mostly $14.95-16.95. greenHOUSE Long seedless cartons film-wrapped 12s medium mostly $3.50-4.95, small $3.50-4.50; cartons irregular size fair quality $4.95-5.95. Persian 22-pound cartons small and small-medium $4.95-6.95, medium mostly $3-4. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (157-147*-135) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices much lower. Available supplies very light. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $12.95-14.95, fair quality $10.95-12.95; large $10.95-13.85. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior booking and/or previous commitments. (* revised)

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (31*-46*-29*) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. From Honduras. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $16-18, fair quality mostly $10-12, cartons 24s 6.00-8. Quality good. (* revised)

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA Shipments (0-5-26) — (includes Organic 0-1-0) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin the season. Trading Moderate. Prices includes palletizing and Cooling. WAXED 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $16.35, fair quality mostly $12.35. Cartons 24s mostly $8.35. Quality generally good.

Eggplant

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (45-46-50) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. 1-bushel, 1 1/9-bushel and 1 1/6-bushel cartons wrapped 18s mostly $10.95-12.95, 24s mostly $8.95-10.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA Shipments (12-17-15) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Active. Prices Higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling. medium are wrapped. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $18.35-20.35, fair quality mostly $10.35-12.35. Quality generally good.

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

Endive

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (3-3-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cooling included. 1 1 /9-bushel cartons/ crates 18s ( include some 14s and 16s) $12.95. Carton 24s $14.95. Quality generally good.

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ Shipments (AZ 1-1-1, CA Light, Crossings Very Light — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Moderate, late Slow. Prices Lower. Cartons 24s 8.45-10.55. Quality generally good.

Escarole

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (4-4-3) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cooling included. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/ crates 18s ( include some 14s and 16s) $12.95. Carton 24s $14.95. Quality generally good.

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Shipments (CA 1-1-1) — Shipments (AZ Light, Crossings Very Light) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Fairly Active, late moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $18.45-19.65. Quality generally good.

Ginger root

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida Imports via Boat — (33-U) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Costa Rica and Honduras lower; Brazil unchanged From Costa Rica , few Honduras Cartons 30-pound cartons mostly $20-22; few Brazil by air $30-32 (U = unavailable)

 Greens

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (15-15-19) — Movement expected to remain about the same Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Cartons bunched 24s Collards $8, Kale mostly $8, Mustard and Turnip Tops $8. Quality generally good.       

LEXINGTON SOUTH CAROLINA DISTRICT — Shipments (14-15-17) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Turnips and Mustards slightly lower; others unchanged. Supply very light. Demand very good. Market collards steady; others slightly lower. This report is issued on Tuesdays and Thursdays. cartons bunched Kale 24s $9-15 mostly $9 cartons loose Mustard $9-14.00 mostly $9 Turnip Tops $9-14 mostly $9 various containers bunched Collard 6s $11 various containers loose Collard lse11.00-15 mostly $11.

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

Greens, kale

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (3-3-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Moderate, late Fairly Slow. Prices green lower, Lacinato slightly lower. Cartons bunched 24s green mostly $10.95-11.95, Lacinato (Tuscan) mostly $16-18. Quality generally good.

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ Shipments (AZ 12*-13-13, CA 2-3-1, Crossings 12*-10-12) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons bunched 24s Kale green mostly $11.55-12.65; Organic green mostly $20.85-25.95, red mostly $16.45-19.95, Lacinato (Tuscan) mostly $16.45-20.45. Quality generally good. (*revised)

Leeks

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (5-3-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons 12s mostly $9.45-11.95, Organic mostly $17.50-22.45. Quality and condition variable.

Lettuce, boston

WESTERN ARIZONA Shipments (4-4-4) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $11.50-12.75. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies light. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices much lower. Cartons 24s mostly $11.95-12.95. Quality generally good.

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

Lettuce, green leaf

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (54-52-48) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices much lower. Cartons 24s mostly $9.50-10.55, Organic mostly $18.45-22.45. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (10-12-8) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies light. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices much lower. Cartons 24s mostly $9.65-12.25. Quality generally good.

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

Lettuce, iceberg

WESTERN ARIZONA Shipments (340*-508-480) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 24s active, 30s moderate. Prices 24s slightly higher, 30s slightly lower. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $18.55-19.75, 24s film-wrapped mostly $19.55-20.75, 30s film-wrapped mostly $15.55-17.55. Organic 24s film-wrapped $16.45-20.50, 12s film-wrapped $10.45-14.45. Quality variable. (* revised)

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (49-44-26) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies light. Trading early slow, late active. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $18.50-20.65, 24s film-wrapped mostly $19-21.65. Quality variable.

CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Harvest expected to begin the week of March 24. Quality expected to be generally good.

Lettuce, red leaf

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments — (10-11-13) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices much lower. Cartons 24s mostly $9.50-10.55, Organic $18.45-22.45. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (3-9-2) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies light. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices much lower. Cartons 24s mostly $9.65-12.25. Quality generally good.

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

Lettuce, romaine

WESTERN ARIZONA Shipments (299*-396-441) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices much lower. Cartons 24s mostly $10.35-11.55; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $11-12.45, 48s film-lined mostly $12-13.75. ORGANIC carton 24s $26.45-30.45; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $16.45-18.95. Quality variable. (* revised)

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (66-57-53) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices 24s much lower, Hearts slightly lower. Cartons 24s mostly $11-12.95; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $12.25-13.85, 48s film-lined mostly $13.65-15.55. Quality variable.

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

Okra

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (10-8-7*) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Honduras, Dominican Republic. ½-bushel crates/Cartons medium/large mostly $13-14. Indian-type mostly $13-14. (* revised)

Onions, dry

U.S. — Shipments (1,070*-979*-953) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Idaho and Malheur County Oregon, Columbia Basin Washington, Mexico, Peru, and Wisconsin. The Market News Service survey of over 30,000 retail stores had 20,771 ads for onions last week, which is a 68% increase from last weeks ads of 12,352. (* revised)

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY OREGON — Shipments (363-391-400 (Includes exports 13-8-8)) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Active. Prices Higher. yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. 1 50-pound sacks Supercolossal mostly $15-16, colossal mostly 14.00-16, jumbo mostly $14-15, medium mostly $15; red globe-type U.S. 1 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $14, medium mostly $14.

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON — Shipments (341-354-393 (Includes exports 61-48-55)) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Active. Prices Higher. Prices yellow Hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal $14-15, jumbo mostly $12-13, medium $14-15; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $11-12, medium mostly $11-12.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (142-122-93) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Active. Prices Generally Unchanged. yellow Grano 50-pound sacks colossal mostly $21, jumbo mostly $20, medium mostly $18; Grano -Marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $18-20; White 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $50, medium mostly $48-50; red globe Type 25-pound sacks jumbo $12-14, medium $12-14.

PERU IMPORTS — repacked at various East Coast shipping points — Shipments (70-51-36) — Movement expected decrease seasonally. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. yellow Granex Marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $20.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (14-11-10) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Too few open market sales to establish a market.

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (10-8*-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. (* revised)

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (8-6-6) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

UTAH — Shipments (21-10-3) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT.

Onions, green

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (75*-81*-69) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices medium lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 48s medium mostly 7.45-8.95, small mostly $6.45-8.50; ICELESS 4 film bags, 12 bunches per bag mostly $9.45-10.95. Organic cartons bunched 48s medium mostly $22.45-26.45. Quality and condition variable. (* revised)

LEXINGTON SOUTH CAROLINA DISTRICT — Shipments (2-2-3) — Movement expected to gradually increase. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Supply very light. Demand very good. Market slightly lower. This report is issued on Tuesdays and Thursdays. cartons bunched 48s 15.00-18 mostly $15.

Parsley

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Crossings (5-6*-5) — Shipments (AZ 1-3-3, CA 1-3-0#) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Cartons bunched 60s Curly and Plain mostly $8.45-10.65; Organic bunched 30s Curly and Plain mostly $16-18.50. Quality generally good. (#less than 50,000-pounds) (*revised)

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (5-3-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Moderate, late Active. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons bunched Curly and Plain 60s mostly $10.95-12.95. Quality variable.

Peas, snow

GUATEMALA IMPORTS Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (10-4-6*) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Guatemala. 10-pound cartons $14. (* revised)

Peas, sugar

GUATEMALA IMPORTS Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (5*-4-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. from Guatemala. 10-pounds cartons mostly $7-8. Quality good. (* revised)

Peppers, bell

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA Crossings — (192-205-244) — (Field Grown 156-175-192, greenhouse 36-30-52) — Movement expected about the same. Trading red 15-pound carton active at slightly lower prices, yellow and Orange very active, others active. Prices red 15-pound cartons slightly lower, red 11-pound cartons slightly higher, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large $28.95-32.95, large $26.95-28.95, medium $22.95-24.95, small $18.95-20.95; Place Pack extra-large $30.95-32.95, large $28.95-30.95; irregular size fair quality green $20.95-22.95, red $26.95-28.95. 15-pound cartons red extra-large $18.95-22.95, large $18.95-20.95. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons red extra-large $20.95-22.95, large $18.95-20.95 , yellow and Orange extra-large and large mostly $22.95-24.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA Shipments (70-82-124, includes Organic 1-1-1) — Movement expected to slightly decrease. Trading Fairly Active. Prices Generally Unchanged. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons jumbo and extra-large mostly $30.35, large mostly $28.35, irregular size fair quality mostly $26.35. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (81-76*-102) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Fairly Active. Prices Greenhouse 11-pound cartons red, yellow, and Orange supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments. Quality variable. (* revised)

COACHELLA VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Harvest expected to begin the week of March 24. Quality expected to be generally good.

Peppers, mixed mini sweet

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (23-25-25) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Greenhouse and field grown cartons 12 1-pound film bags mostly $8.95, Organic $12.95-14.95. Quality generally good.

Peppers, other

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (75-73-63) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Jalapeno lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons and crates Anaheim and Jalapeno mostly $14-16, Serrano mostly $18-19.00, Poblano $14-16. 8-pound cartons Habanero orange mostly $13.85-15. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (81-64-55) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Serrano moderate, others active. Prices Poblano much higher, Anaheim higher, Serrano slightly lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel carton per-pound large Anaheim mostly $.55, Jalapeno mostly $.50-.55, Poblano and Serrano mostly $.65-.70, yellow Chile mostly $.60-.65. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA Shipments (16-13-20) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Active. Prices Cubanelles Lower, Poblano Higher, Jalapeno Generally Unchanged. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons Cubanelles mostly 18.35, Jalapeno and Poblano mostly $20.35. Quality generally good.

Potatoes

U.S. — Shipments (1,728*-1,877*-1,813 — The top shipping states, in order, were Idaho, Colorado, Florida, Columbia Basin Washington, and red River Valley (North Dakota & Minnesota. (* revised)

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT IDAHO — Shipments (744-805-794, Includes exports 28-42-19) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading bales slow, others fairly active. Prices Burbank carton 40-80s and Norkotah carton 50s higher, Burbank 100s and Norkotah 40s lower, others generally unchanged. Russet Burbank U.S. 1 baled 10-5-pound film bags non size A $4.50-5.50; 50-pound cartons 40-50s mostly $14, 60-70s mostly $15, 80s mostly $13.50-14, 90s mostly $10.50- $11, 100s $8-9; Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 10-5-pound film bags non size A $4.50-5.50; 50-pound cartons 40s mostly $12-13, 50s mostly $13, 60-70s mostly $13.50, 80s mostly $13, 90s $9, 100s $8-9.

SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO — Shipments (247-277-313, Includes exports 19-19-19) — Movement expected to be about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags sz A mostly $8.50; 50-pound cartons 40s mostly $12, 50-100s $12.50-13; U.S. Two baled 5 10-pound film bags mostly $7, 50-pound sacks 10 oz min mostly $7; U.S. Coml bulk per cwt mostly $10; round red U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags sz A mostly $13; yellow-type U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags sz A mostly $13.

FLORIDA — Shipments (118-142-140) — Movement expected to remain about the same Trading round White and yellow-type active, round red moderate. Prices yellow-type and round red Size B slightly higher, others generally unchanged. round red U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $14.50-15.50, size B mostly $22-22.50, Creamers ¾-1 5/8-inch mostly $35-35.50; 50-pound sacks size A mostly 12.75-13.75, size B mostly $20.25-20.75. round White U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A $22.50-24.50, size B mostly $14-14.50, Creamers ¾-1 5/8-inch mostly $45.75-50.75; 50-pound sacks size A $20.75-22.75, size B mostly $12.50-12.75. yellow-type U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $24.50-25.75, size B mostly $14-15, Creamers ¾-1 5/8-inch mostly $45.75-50.75; 50-pound sacks size A mostly $22.75-24, size B mostly $12.50-13.25.

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON — Shipments (140-131-128 (Includes exports 39-35-30)) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Carton 40-80s Active, others moderate Prices Carton 50-70s and 90s higher, others generally unchanged. Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags non size A $5-5.50, 50-pound carton 40s mostly $12-13.00, 50-70s mostly $14, 80s mostly $12-13, 90s $10.50-11, 100s mostly $10.

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY) — Shipments (97-124-94) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Carton and baled slightly lower, others generally unchanged. round red U.S. 1 50-pound carton size A $11-11.50, Tote bags approx. 2000-pounds per cwt size A mostly $16-17, baled 10-5-pound film bags size A $11-11.50.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (76-77-72) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Russet cartons 40s-80s active, others moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags size A mostly $10-10.50, 50 pound cartons 40s-70s mostly $15-16, 80s mostly $14-15, 90s mostly $11.50-12, 100s mostly $11.50-12.

HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS TEXAS — Shipments (77*-71*-72) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. (* revised)

MICHIGAN Shipments (60-58-57) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Unchanged. U.S.One Russet Norkotah size A baled 5 10-pound sacks $10-12.75, baled 10 5-pound sacks $11-13.75.

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (40-51-50) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

AROOSTOOK COUNTY MAINE — Shipments (48-69*-42) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Unchanged. U.S. One Russet Norkotah/Other varieties 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum baled 10 5-pound sacks mostly $9.50-10, round White 2-inch minimum baled 10 5-pound sacks mostly $9.50-10.50. (* revised)

NEBRASKA — Shipments (40-39-39) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

KLAMATH BASIN OREGON AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (28-30*-14) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. (* revised)

NORTHERN COLORADO DISTRICT — Shipments (2-2-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

BIG LAKE MINNESOTA — Shipments (3-2-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

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

Radishes

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (23*-21*-16) — Shipments (9*-8-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Cartons red bunched 24s mostly $8.95-11.55, 48s mostly $9.95-13.45. Quality variable. (* revised)

SOUTH FLORIDA Shipments (7-7-7) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Slightly Lower. Cooling included. Carton topped 30-6-ounce film bags red $11.45-11.95. Carton topped 14 1-pound film bags red $11.95-12.45, 40-pound film bags topped red $23.95-24.95. Quality generally good.

Rhubarb

OREGON AND WASHINGTON COAST Shipments Light — Movement of Washington grown hothouse rhubarb expected about the same. No f.o.b. expected to be issued as supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good.

Spinach

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ Shipments — (AZ 44-50-58, CA 9*-9*-6, Crossings 8-8*-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Fairly Active, late Moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons bunched Flat 24s mostly $16.55-19.65. Quality generally good. (*revised)

 Squash

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA Shipments (41-48-58) — (includes Organic 1-2-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Zucchini Fairly Active, yellow Fairly Slow. Prices Zucchini Lower, yellow Straightneck Much Lower. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 1 /2-bushel cartons Zucchini and yellow Straightneck small mostly $10.35, medium mostly $8.35. ¾-bushel cartons yellow Crookneck small mostly $12.35, medium mostly $8.35. Quality generally good.

Squash, acorn

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (5-5-9) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Active. Prices Generally Unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons (supplies light) extra-large and medium mostly $20.95, large mostly $20.95-22.95. Quality and condition variable.

Squash, butternut

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (27-20-21) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices medium much higher, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons extra-large mostly $12.95, large $14.95-16.95, medium mostly 14.95. Quality and condition variable.

Squash, grey

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (20-29-28) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices much lower. 4/7-bushel cartons small and small-medium $6.95-8.95, medium $5.95-7.95. Quality variable.

Squash, kabocha

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (5-4-13) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Active. Prices large slightly higher, medium higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons large mostly $16.95, medium $14.95-16.95. Quality and condition variable.

Squash, spaghetti

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (20-36-20) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Active. Prices Slightly Higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons large and medium mostly $16.95, extra-large mostly $14.95. Quality and condition variable.

Squash, yellow straightneck

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (35-46-42) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices small generally unchanged, others lower. 4/7-bushel cartons small and small-medium $8.95-10.95, medium $6.95-8.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium-large $4.95-6.95. Quality variable.

Squash, zucchini

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (124-182-143) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices Lower. 4/7-bushel cartons small and small-medium $5.95-6.95, medium $4.95-6.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium-large $2.95-4.95. Quality variable.

Sweet potatoes

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA Shipments (124-127*-116) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange-types U.S. No. 1 $16-18, U.S. No. 1 Petite $11-14, U.S. No. 2 $9-10, No Grade Marks jumbo $10-11. (* revised)

ATWATER LIVINGSTON CALIFORNIA — Shipments (35-27-25) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. 40-pound cartons Orange and red-types U.S. Number One mostly $21-23; No Grade Marks medium $12-13 jumbo 12.00-15; White-types U.S. Number One mostly $30, No Grade Marks medium $12-14 jumbo $10-14; Japanese-types U.S. Number One $30-32, No Grade Marks medium mostly $30 jumbo mostly $20-22; Organic U.S. Number One Orange and red-types $32-36, No Grade Marks medium $23-25; White-types U.S. Number One $35-38, No Grade Marks medium 23.00-25 jumbo $20; Japanese-types U.S. Number One $40-42, No Grade Marks medium $38 jumbo $25. Quality generally good.                              

MISSISSIPPI — Shipments (24-21-23) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange-types U.S. Number One mostly $19-20, U.S. Number Two $11-12 and No Grade Marks jumbo $11-12.00. Quality generally good.

LOUISIANA Shipments (9-8-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange-types U.S. Number One mostly $20-21, U.S. Number Two $12-13 and No Grade Marks jumbo $11-12. Quality generally good

 Taro

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (6-7*-U) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Dasheen (Coco Islena) slightly higher; Malanga lower; Eddoes unchanged. Mostly Costa Rica, few Jamaica. 40-pounds cartons Eddoes $19-23; 40-pounds cartons Dasheen (Coco Islena) mostly $16-17; Malanga Lila 40-pounds cartons mostly $34-38, Blanca mostly $30-34. (* revised, U = unavailable)

Tomatillos

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (22-27-27) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates mostly $11-12. Quality variable.

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

Tomatoes

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (184-208*-264) — (Adapted Environment 139-156*-207, Open Field 31-36*-45, Controlled

Environment 14-16-12) — Movement expected about the same. Supply light. Trading early active, late fairly active. Prices Generally

Unchanged. Adapted environment and Open-field Vine-ripes cartons 2-layer 4x4-5x6s $14.95-15.95; 25-pound cartons loose 4x4-5x6 sizes $15.95-16.95. Quality generally good. (* revised)

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA Shipments (198-181-219) — Movement expected to slightly decrease. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Extra services included. 25-pound Cartons Loose Mature greens 85% U.S. 1 or Better 5x6 size $17.95, 6x6 size $17.95, 6x7 size $13.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (174-159-176 )— (Adapted Environment 159-146-161, Open Field 15-13-15) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices 5x6s and 5x6 size lower, others slightly lower. Open-field AND Adapted environment 2-layer Vine-ripes 4x4-5x5s mostly $12.95-14.95, 5x6s $10.95-12.95; 25-pound cartons loose Vine Ripes 4x4-5x5 sizes mostly $12.95-14.95, 5x6 size $11.95-12.95. Quality generally good.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Shipments (20-22*-13) — greenhouse. No prices reported. (* revised)

Tomatoes, cherry

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (8-5-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate for fairly light supplies. Prices Higher. Extra services included. Flats 12 1-pint baskets with lids $13.95-15.95. Quality generally good.

Tomatoes, grape

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (41-40-40) — (Open Field 30-32-30, Adapted Environment 11-8-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices loose much higher, pints higher. Open-field and adapted environment 12 1 pint containers with lids medium-large mostly $8.95; 20-pound cartons loose medium-large $16.95-18.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (32-34-23) — (Includes Organic 2-2-2) — Movement expected to slightly decrease. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. Flats 12-1 pints container with lids mostly $9.95-10.95. 20-pound carton loose 17.95-19.95. Organic Flats 12 -1 pints container with lids $16.95-17.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (9-9-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late fairly active. Prices Generally Unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large Adapted environment mostly $7.95-8.95; Open-field 7.95-8.95. Quality generally good.

Tomatoes, plum

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (168-173-255) — (Open Field 96-89-142, Adapted Environment 72-84-113) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late slow. Prices much lower. Open-field and Adapted environment 25- pound cartons loose Roma extra-large mostly $9.95-10.95, large mostly $8.95-9.95, medium mostly $8.95. Quality and condition variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (107-97*-125) — (Adapted Environment 84-80*-101, Open Field 21-16*-22, Controlled Environment 2-1-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices much lower. Adapted environment and Open-field 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large and large $12.95-14.95, medium $10.95-12.95. Quality variable. (* revised)

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA Shipments (72-63-56) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Extra services included. 25-pound Cartons Loose Roma extra-large $17.95, large $15.95-17.95, medium $13.95-15.95. Quality generally good.

Yams (names)

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (3-2*-U) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Costa Rica and Jamaica 45-pounds cartons yellow $35-38; White 50-pounds cartons $17- 21.00 (* revised, U = unavailable)

 Yuca (cassava)

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (10-8*-U) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. From Costa Rica, few Nicaragua 37-pounds cartons $15-17 (* revised, U = unavailable)