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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.

Anise

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cartons 24s mostly $25.55-28.45; Organic cartons 12s $14.45-18.45. Quality generally good.

Artichokes

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (15-11-14) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late fairly slow. Prices 12s and 24s slightly lower, others lower. Cartons globe 12s (supply fairly light) $13.55-14.55, 18s $12.55-14.55, 24s mostly 12.55-14.55, 30-36s $11.55-14.55; Organic 12-24s $32.55, 30-36s $22.15-32.55. Quality variable.

Asparagus

WALLA WALLA DISTRICT AND LOWER YAKIMA VALLEY WASHINGTON — Shipments (12-19-22) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies fairly light. Trading Very Active. Prices Higher. Pyramid cartons/crates 28-pound bunched Washington Extra Fancy large and standard mostly $56.75-58.75. 11-pound carton/crates bunched Washington Extra Fancy jumbo mostly $22.75-23.75; large mostly $23.75- 25.75; standard mostly $24.75-25.75.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS 2019 CROP — Crossings (0-5-16) — Movement expected to increase. 11 pound cartons/crates bunched green large mostly $24.75-25.75. standard mostly $24.75-25.75. Extra services included.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (0-0-2) — Movement expected to increase as harvest begins in West Central region. Current supplies insufficient to establish a market. Expect first f.o.b. Shipping Point prices later in the week. Temperatures have been slightly below normal and has slowed plant development.

CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA 2019 CROP — Shipments (0#-0#-0#) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading Fairly Active. Prices Generally Unchanged. 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green Organic large mostly $24.75-26.75. standard mostly $24.75-26.75. Extra services included. Most shippers have finished for the season. (# less than 50,000-pounds)

PERU IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida Imports via Air U-U-U — Movement expected to remain about the same Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. 11-pounds cartons bunched green jumbo $27-28, extra-large $25-26, Large $24.75-25.75,Std $22.75-24.75, Small $17.75-20.75. (U = unavailable)

Beans, french

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida Imports via Boat U-U-U — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. 5-pounds cartons mostly $6. Quality variable. (U = unavailable)

Beans, round green

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (19-45-28) — Supply insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-5-27) — Light shipments reported. Movement expected to increase by mid May. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower.-bushel cartons/crates Cooled round green-type mostly $14.35-14.85. Quality generally good.

COACHELLA VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Shipments (4-4-4) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies light. Trading early active, late fairly slow. Prices Lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons round green-type Handpicked mostly $18.95-20.95. Quality generally good.

Beets

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Crossings (8-8*-5) — Shipments (1-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons bunched 12s red type $9.95-12.65; Organic red-type $14.45-20.50, Gold-type $14.45-16.45. Quality generally good. (* revised)

Bok choy

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (10-8-6) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. 30-pound cartons mostly $16.45-17.65. Quality generally good.

Broccoli

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings 113-215*-110 — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices Lower. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut Short Trim mostly $10-12. Quality variable. (* revised)

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (57-89-85) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices crown cut much lower, Short Trim lower, bunched slightly lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $15.50-17.65, 18s mostly $16-18.15; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $16.45-18.65, Short Trim mostly $18.50-20.65. Organic bunched 14s mostly $33.50-35.45; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut $40.45-42.95. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (26-26-28) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $16.50-19, 18s mostly $17-19.50; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $15.75-17. Quality generally good.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (9-6-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. 20-pound cartons loose bunched 14s $15.35-16.85, crown cut $16.35-16.85. Quality generally good.

Brussels sprouts

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (29-32*-25) — Shipments (4-6-6) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Very Active. Prices Higher. 25-pound cartons medium mostly 68.45-70.85. Quality generally good. (* revised)

Cabbage

SOUTH GEORGIA 2019 CROP — Shipments (16-37-41) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. 50-pound cartons Green-type medium mostly $8, red-type mostly $18; 40-pound cartons Savoy-type medium supplies insufficient to establish market. Green-type includes 1 7/8-bushel cartons. Quality generally good.

NORTH, CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (80-45-39) — Movement expected to decrease as growers finish for the season. Supply insufficient and in too few hands to established a market. LAST REPORT.

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (11-10-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices green lower, red slightly lower. 50-pound cartons medium round green-type mostly $10.85-10.95, red-type $25.95-26.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (8-10-9) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices Lower. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium $9-10.50; Organic round green-type $16-25.45, red-type $35.45-42.95. Quality generally good.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Light shipments possible 7 days out in the southeastern growing region of North Carolina; while the northeastern growing region of the State estimates 2 to 3 weeks before possible harvest. Unseasonably low temperatures and higher than normal precipitation delayed planting in most areas. Currently, no f.o.b. is being issued.

Calabaza

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida Imports via Boat — (U-U-U) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. from Costa Rica, few Honduras 50-pounds Sacks mostly $09-11 (U = unavailable)

Carrots

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (188-193-184) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. 48 1-pound film bags med-lge $13-15.40; 50-pound sacks loose jbo mostly $14-17.40, 25-pound sacks loose jbo mostly $7-8.70; cartons 30 1-pound film bags Baby Peeled $18.25-18.75. Organic 48 1-pound film bags med-lge $20-28.70, 24 2-pound film bags med-lge $20-28.70, 10 5-pound film bags med-lge $20-28.70. Cartons 24 1-pound film bags Baby Peeled $18-20.20, cartons 12 2-pound film bags Baby Peeled 18.00-20.20, cartons 4 5-pound film bags Baby Peeled $18-20.20. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (44-48*-64) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active at slightly lower prices. Prices Slightly Lower. 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $9-10. Quality generally good. (* revised)

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (24-32-26) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. Sacks medium large 48 1-pound, 24 2-pound, 10 5-pound film bags $15-16; 50-pound cartons loose jumbo $12-14. Quality generally good.

Cauliflower

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (41-53-61) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 12s very active at slightly lower prices, others fairly active at lower prices. Prices 12s slightly lower, others lower. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $38.45-40.65, 9s mostly $34.45-36.65, 16s mostly $32.45-35.65; Organic White 12s mostly $41.50-45.45. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (29-36-35) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $35-37. Quality generally good.

Celery

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (203-200-202) — Movement expected about the same. Trading very active. Supplies very light. Prices Hearts generally unchanged, others slightly higher. Cartons 2 dozen mostly $64.85-66.95, 2 ½ dozen mostly $64.85-66.85, 3 dozen mostly $64.55-66.85; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $69.55-70.65. Organic cartons 2 ½ dozen mostly $73-78.66; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $70.45-78.66. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (19-23-26) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin. Trading Active. Prices cartons 2 dz $60.50-64.85, 2 ½ dz $62.50-64.85, 3 dz $60.65-64.85. Quality generally good.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (2-1-1) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies expected to remain light and in too few hands to establish a market until the week of June 2, when additional shippers expect to begin. Quality generally good.

Cilantro

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (11-14-15) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cartons bunched 60s mostly $13.45-14.65, 30s mostly $9.65-10.65. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (7-7-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices Higher. Cartons bunched 60s $10.95-12.95, 30s mostly $8.95-9. Quality generally good.

Chayote

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (7-7-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices Slightly Lower. 40-pound cartons mostly $14. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida Imports via Boat (U-U-U) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. 40-pound cartons mostly $11-13; 20-pound cartons mostly $08.50-09.50 (U =unavailable)

Chinese cabbage

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (9-14-13) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Nappa 30-pound cartons mostly $21.50-24.55. Quality generally good.

Corn, sweet

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (86-96-98) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active at slightly lower prices. Prices Slightly Lower. Prices cartons 4 dozen minimum White and yellow mostly $14.95-16.95, Bi-Color mostly $15.95-16.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTH GEORGIA — No shipments reported. Shippers expect to start harvest around mid-May or a little sooner. No f.o.b. issued until volume and number of shippers increase.

Cucumbers

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (215-218-198) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices Lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $8.95, fair quality mostly $6.95; large mostly $4.95-5.95. Cartons 36s 4.50-6.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (116-137*-139) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices Higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $6.95-7.95, fair quality mostly $5.95-6.95; large mostly $5.95-7.95. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior booking and/or previous commitments. (* revised)

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (66-72-66) — Movement expected to slightly decrease. Trading Pickles Fairly Active, Waxed Moderate. Prices Pickles and WAXED medium Generally Unchanged, other WAXED Higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 11/9 bushel cartons/crates Pickles 150-200s mostly $14.90, 200-300s $18.90. WAXED 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $10.35, fair quality mostly $6.35. Cartons 24s mostly $3.50-4. Quality generally good.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-1-4) — Very light shipments reported. Expected f.o.b. to be issued as more shippers begin to harvest and volume increases by May 18.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA — Crossings greenhouse (8-19-29) — Crossings expected to increase seasonally but remain light. Supplies expected to remain in few hands until the week of May 19, when additional shippers expect to begin. Quality variable. The first F.O.B. report is expected to be issued the week of May 26. FIRST REPORT

Eggplant

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (31-29-27) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices 18s slightly higher, 24s higher. 1-bushel, 1 1/9-bushel and 1 1/6-bushel cartons wrapped 18s mostly $14.95, 24s $12.95-14.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (25-9-10) — Movement expected to slightly decrease. Trading Active. Prices Much Higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling. medium are wrapped. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $14.35-16.35 fair quality mostly $8.35. Quality generally good.

COACHELLA VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-1-2) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies light. Trading Moderate. Prices cartons 18-24s $16.95. Quality generally good.

Endive

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cartons 24s mostly $9.45-10.65. Quality generally good.

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (2-2-0) — Movement expected to decrease as growers finish for the season. Supply insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT.

Escarole

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $17.45-18.65. Quality generally good.

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (3-3-0) — Movement expected to decrease as growers finish for the season. Supply insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT.

Ginger root

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida Imports via Boat — (U-U-U) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. From Costa Rica , Cartons 30-pound mostly $22-25; few Brazil by air $28-30. (U= unavailable)

Greens

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (24-24-20) — Movement expected to remain about the same Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s Collard, Kale, Mustard and Turnip Tops $8. Quality generally good.

LEXINGTON SOUTH CAROLINA DISTRICT — Shipments (18-19-16) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. Supply fairly light. Demand very good. This report is issued on Tuesdays and Thursdays. cartons bunched Kale 24s $8.50-12.00 mostly $8.50 cartons loose Mustard $8.50-12 mostly $8.50 Turnip Tops $8.50-12 mostly $8.50 various containers bunched Collard 6s $8.50 various containers loose Collard lse $8.50-12 mostly $8.50.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (5-2-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Current supplies insufficient to establish a market (prices according to industry sources: various containers bunched/loose Collard, Kale, Mustard, and Turnip Tops $7.50-8).

Greens, kale

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (6-8-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices Lower. Cartons bunched 24s green mostly $9.55-10.65; Organic green mostly $14.45-20.50, red mostly $14.45-18.45, Lacinato (Tuscan) 14.45-20.50. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (2-3-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Lacinato fairly active, green moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s green $7.95-10.95, Lacinato (Tuscan) mostly $18-20. Quality generally good.

Leeks

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (4-4-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons 12s mostly $10.50-11.65; Organic $16.45-18.45. Quality and condition variable. Most shipments from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution.

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (2-3-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Cartons bunched 12s mostly $12.45-12.95. Quality generally good.

Lettuce, boston

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (3-4-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $9.55-10.65. Quality generally good.

Lettuce, green leaf

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (31-36-32) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $7.50-8.65; Organic mostly $14-20.50. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (4-4-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Prices cartons 24s $8-9. Quality generally good.

Lettuce, iceberg

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (315-451-481) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading early fairly slow, late fairly active. Supply fairly heavy. Prices Generally Unchanged. Prices cartons film-lined 24s mostly $7.35-8.65, 24s film-wrapped mostly $8.35-9.65, 30s film-wrapped $7.15-8.55. Organic cartons 24s film-wrapped mostly $16-18.50, 12s filmwraped mostly $9.50-10.45. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (75-72-65) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $7-8.15, 24s film-wrapped mostly $8-9.15. Quality generally good.

Lettuce, red leaf

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (9-10-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $7.35-8.65; Organic mostly $14-20.50. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Cartons 24s $8-9.00. Quality generally good.

Lettuce, romaine

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (360-374-389) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading fairly slow. Supplies fairly heavy. Prices Hearts 12 3-count slightly lower, others lower. Cartons 24s mostly $7.35-8.65; Hearts cartons 12 3-count packages mostly $9.45-10.65, cartons film-lined 48s mostly $10.50-11.65. Organic cartons 24s mostly $16.45-20.45, Hearts cartons 12 3-count packages mostly $11.50-14.75. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (29-28-26) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices 24s slightly lower, Hearts generally unchanged. Cartons 24s $8-10; Hearts cartons 12 3-count packages $10-12. Quality generally good.

Okra

FLORIDA SOUTH DISTRICT 2019 CROP — Shipments (2-2-1) — Movement expected to slightly increase. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling. ½-bushel cartons small-medium mostly $12.35-12.85. Quality generally good.

Onions, dry

U.S. — Shipments (1,077*-1,032*-1,044) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Texas, California, Columbia Basin Washington, Georgia, and Idaho and Malheur County Oregon. (* revised)

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (316-288*-273) — Movement expected to be about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Yellow sacks, white and reds lower, carton yellow unchanged, yellow Grano 50-pound sacks Supercolossal mostly $14, colossal mostly 13.00, jumbo mostly $11-12, medium $10- $12; Grano - Marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $18-20; White 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $22, medium mostly $20-22; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $13, medium mostly $12-13. (*revised)

IMPERIAL VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Shipments (53-158-225) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices yellow medium and reds generally unchanged, others lower. yellow Grano 50-pound sacks Supercolossal mostly $12, colossal mostly $11, jumbo mostly $9-10, medium mostly $9-10. White 50-pound sacks jumbo $14-30, medium $22-25. red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $12-13, medium mostly $12-13.

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON — Shipments (231-206-161, Includes exports 33-41-32) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Prices yellow Hybrid 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $7, medium $7; Red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $11-12, medium $11-12.

VIDALIA DISTRICT GEORGIA — Shipments (169-145-156) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Organic generally unchanged, others lower. yellow Granex 40-pound carton jumbo mostly $20-21; Organic yellow Granex 40-pound jumbo mostly $28-30.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY OREGON — Shipments (211-148*-102, Includes exports 11-12-6) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. 1 50-pound sacks colossal $8, jumbo mostly $7, medium mostly $6. (* revised)

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (73-64*-92) — Movement expected to decrease as season winds down. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market. (* revised)

ARIZONA DISTRICT — Shipments (0-7-22) — Expected to increase as more shippers start to harvest onions. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

SAN ANTONIO-WINTER GARDEN-LAREDO DISTRICT TEXAS — Shipments (0-3-5) — Expected to increase as more shippers receive onions. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

Onions, green

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (74-74*-64) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices Lower. Cartons bunched 48s medium mostly $6.50-7.85, small mostly $5.50-6.95, large mostly $7.50-8.65; ICELESS 4 film bags, 12 bunches per bag mostly $7.45-8.65. Organic cartons bunched 48s medium mostly $18.45-20.95. Quality and condition variable. Most shipments from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution. (*revised)

LEXINGTON SOUTH CAROLINA DISTRICT — Shipments (3-3-3) — Movement expected to gradually increase. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Unchanged. Supply very light. Demand very good. This report is issued on Tuesdays and Thursdays. cartons bunched 48s $12-20.00 mostly $12

Parsley

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (7-7-6) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Active. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cartons bunched 60s Curly mostly $13.45-15.55, Plain mostly $16.45-18.55; Organic cartons bunched 30s Curly $14.45-18.45, Plain $14.45-22.95. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (3-3-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices Curly slightly lower, Plain generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 60s Curly mostly $12-13, Plain $18-20.95. Quality variable.

Peas, snow

GUATEMALA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida Imports via Boat — (U-U-U) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Guatemala. 10-pound cartons mostly $5-6. (U = unavailable)

Peas, sugar

GUATEMALA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida Imports via Boat — (U-U-U) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. from Guatemala. 10-pounds cartons $12-14. (U = unavailable)

 

Peppers, bell

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (150-134-140) — (Field Grown 123-97-101, greenhouse 27-37-39) —  Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading green active, red moderate. Prices green slightly higher, red lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green large $16.95, medium $12.95-14.95, large fair quality mostly $10.95; red irregular size fair mostly $14.95-16.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (80-68-75) — (includes Organic 1-0-0) — Movement expected to slightly decrease. Trading Exceeds Supply. Prices Much Higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons jumbo and extra-large mostly $24.35, large mostly $20.35-22.35, irregular size fair quality mostly $18.35-20.35. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (72-63*-71) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices much lower. greenHOUSE 11-pound cartons red jumbo and extra-large mostly $7.95-8.95, large mostly $6.95-7.95; yellow and Orange jumbo and extra-large mostly $8.95-9.95, large mostly $7.95-8.95. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments. (* revised)

COACHELLA VALLEY CALIFORNIA — Shipments (24-40-62) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading Active. Prices Higher. 1 1/9 bushel cartons green jumbo $22.95-24.95, extra-large mostly $24.95, large mostly $20.95-22.95, medium mostly $20.95, irregular size fair quality green mostly $16.95-18.95, red mostly $18.95-20.95. red ½-bushel cartons extra-large and large mostly $14.95-16.95. Quality generally good.

Peppers, mixed mini sweet

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (15-14-18) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices Lower. greenHOUSE and FIELD GROWN cartons 12 1-pint mostly $8.95, Organic $16.95-18.95. Quality generally good.

Peppers, other

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (93-118-120) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Serrano moderate, others fairly slow. Prices Serrano and Poblano lower, other much lower. 1 1/9-bushel carton per-pound large Anaheim and Jalapeno mostly $.25-.30, Poblano mostly $.40-.45, Serrano mostly $.55-.60, yellow Chile mostly $.30. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (60-90*-55) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Jalapeno moderate, others slow. Prices Habanero generally unchanged, others lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons and crates Anaheim mostly $16, Jalapeno (supplies heavy) mostly $10.95-11.95, Serrano mostly $18.95-19.85, Poblano mostly $12-14. 8-pound cartons Habanero orange mostly $16-18.00. Quality variable. (* revised)

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (14-5-10) — Movement expected to slightly decrease. Trading Moderate. Prices Jalapeno Much Lower, Cubanelles Generally Unchanged. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons Cubanelles mostly $10.35-12.35, Jalapeno mostly $18.35, Serrano mostly $18.35-20.35. Quality generally good.

Potatoes

U.S. — Shipments (1,692*-1,666*-1,576) — The top shipping states, in order, were Idaho, Colorado, Florida, Columbia Basin Washington, and Wisconsin. (* revised)

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT IDAHO — Shipments (768-783-736, Includes exports 45-72-62) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Russet Burbank U.S. 1 baled 10-5-pound film bags non size A mostly $5; 50-pound cartons 40s $12-14, 50s $12-14, 60-70s mostly $13.50-14, 80s mostly $10.50-11, 90s mostly $8, 100s mostly $8; Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 10-5-pound film bags non size A mostly $5; 50-pound cartons 40-50s $11.50-12, 60-70s $12.50-13, 80s mostly $11, 90s mostly $8, 100s $7-8.

SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO — Shipments (260-256-275 (Includes exports 19-20-15)) — Movement expected to be about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices US ONE 5 10-pound, 10 5-pound film bags and carton 80-100s lower, others generally unchanged. U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags sz A mostly $7.50, baled 10 5-pound film bags sz A mostly $8-9; 50-pound cartons 40s mostly $12-13, 50-70s $13-13.50, 80 mostly 13.00-13.50, 90-100s mostly $12.50-13; U.S. Two baled 5 10-pound film bags mostly $6, 50-pound sacks 10 oz min mostly $8; U.S. Coml bulk per cwt mostly $10.

FLORIDA — Shipments (195-192-159) — Movement expected to remain about the same Trading U.S. 1 round red active at lower prices, others active. Prices U.S. 1 round red lower, others generally unchanged. round red U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A $13.50-14.50, size B mostly $20.50-22.50, Creamers ¾-1 5/8-inch mostly $30.50-35.50; 50-pound sacks size A $12-13.50, size B mostly $18.75-20.75. round White U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $30.50-31, size B mostly $14-16.50, Creamers ¾-1 5/8-inch mostly $45.75-50.75; 50 pound sacks size A mostly $28.75-29.50, size B mostly $12.50-14.75. yellow-type U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $21-24.50, size B mostly $16-16.50, Creamers ¾-1 5/8-inch mostly $40.50-45.75; 50-pound sacks size A mostly $19.50-22.75, size B mostly $14.50-14.75.

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON — Shipments (104-106-96, Includes exports 26-26-28) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Carton 40s, lower, others generally unchanged. Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags non size A $5-5.50, 50-pound carton 40s $11-13, 50s mostly $13.50-14, 60-70s $14-15, 80s mostly $12-13, 90s mostly $11, 100s mostly $10.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (69-66-69) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags size A mostly $10, 50-pound cartons 40s-70s mostly $14-15, 80s mostly $13-15, 90s mostly $12-13, 100s mostly $11.50-12.50.

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY) — Shipments (90-63-54) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. round red U.S. 1 50-pound carton size A mostly $11-11.50, Tote bags approx. 2000-pounds per cwt size A mostly 16.00-17.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (29-39*-34) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Slow. Prices Unchanged. U.S.One Russet Norkotah size A baled 5 10-pound sacks $10-12.75, baled 10 5-pound sacks $11-13.75. Supplies in fewer hands. (* revised)

NEBRASKA — Shipments (27-27-30) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

KLAMATH BASIN OREGON AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (18-19*-20) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. (* revised)

HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS TEXAS — Shipments (51-35-15) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-0-5) — Movement expected to increase as more potatoes are harvested. FIRST REPORT.

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

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

Radishes

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Shipments (12-12-12) — Crossings (10-7-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices 24s lower, 48s generally unchanged. Cartons Red bunched 24s mostly $7.95-10.15, 48s mostly $10.95-12.55. Quality variable. (*revised)

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (7-7-3) — Movement expected to decrease as growers finish for the season. Supply insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT.

Rhubarb

OREGON AND WASHINGTON COAST — Shipments (2-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Field-grown 20-pound cartons $28-30. Quality generally good.

Spinach

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (11-12-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices Higher. Cartons bunched Flat 24s mostly $15.50-17.50. Quality generally good.

Squash

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (13-40-30) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. ½ and 5/9-bushel cartons Zucchini small mostly $6.35-6.85 medium $4.35-4.85; yellow Straightneck small mostly $8.35-9.85 medium mostly $6.35-7.85. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (34-33-15) — (includes Organic 1-1-1) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Moderate. Prices Zucchini small Slightly Higher, medium Generally Unchanged, yellow Straightneck Much Lower. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 1/2-bushel cartons Zucchini small mostly $6.35, medium mostly $4.35, yellow Straightneck small mostly $8.35, medium mostly $6.35. Quality generally good.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Light shipments possible in approximately 7-10 days. Currently, no f.o.b. is being issued. FIRST REPORT.

Squash, butternut

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (20-20-22) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early slow, late fairly slow. Prices Lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons extra-large mostly $6.95, large mostly $10.95-12.95, medium mostly $8.95-10.95. Quality and condition variable.

Squash, grey

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (19-13-14) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. 4/7-bushel cartons small and small-medium $6.95-8.95, medium $4.95-6.95. Quality variable.

Squash, kabocha

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (24-47-38) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early slow, late fairly slow. Prices Lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons large mostly $12.95-14.95, medium mostly $10.95-12.95. Quality and condition variable.

Squash, spaghetti

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (34-17-14) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early slow, late fairly slow. Prices large lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons extra-large mostly $6.95, large $8.95, medium $6.95-8.95. Quality and condition variable.

Squash, yellow straightneck

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (35-32-30) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices much lower. 4/7-bushel cartons small and small-medium $6.95-8.95, medium $5.95-7.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium-large $4.95-6.95. Quality variable.

Squash, zucchini

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (129-103-107) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. 4/7-bushel cartons small and small-medium $6.95-8.95, medium $5.95-6.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium-large $4.95-6.95. Quality variable.

Sweet potatoes

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (99-90*-89) — 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 $11-15, U.S. No. 2 $9-10, No Grade Marks jumbo $10-12. (* revised)

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

MISSISSIPPI — Shipments (18-14-19) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange-types U.S. Number One $22-24, U.S. Number Two $12-15 and No Grade Marks jumbo $12-14. Quality generally good.

LOUISIANA — Shipments (9-10-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange-types U.S. Number One $22-24, U.S. Number Two $12-15 and No Grade Marks jumbo $12-15. Quality generally good

Taro

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS - Port of entry: South Florida Imports via Boat — (U-U-U) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Eddoes higher; Malanga Lila slightly higher; others generally unchanged. Mostly Costa Rica, few Jamaica. 40-pounds cartons Eddoes mostly $35-37; 40-pounds cartons Dasheen (Coco Islena) supply in too few hands to quote; Malanga Lila 40-pounds cartons mostly $44-47 and Malanga Blanca mostly $29-32. (U = unavailable)

Tomatillos

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (36-34-38) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates mostly $9-10. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (13-9-7) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally as most shippers are finished for the season. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. Light and sporadic crossings expected to continue through May. LAST REPORT

Tomatoes

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (293-267-341) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading 5x6 size Fairly Active, Others Moderate. Prices 6x7 Generally Unchanged, Others Higher. Extra services included. Prices for May 10th. 25-pound Cartons Loose Mature greens 85% U.S. 1 or Better 5x6 size mostly $12.95, 6x6 size mostly $10.95, 6x7 size mostly $9.95. Quality generally good. Prices Monday, May 13th to be established based on Tuesday's market.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (176-128*-156) — (Adapted Environment 131-93*-117, Open Field 33-24*-30, Controlled Environment 12-11-9) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading Fairly Active. Prices much higher. Adapted environment and Open-field Vine-ripes cartons 2-layer 4x4-4x5s mostly $12.50-12.95, 5x5s mostly $9.95-10.95; 25-pound cartons loose 5x5 size mostly $10.95-12.95, 5x6 size mostly $10.95. Quality generally good. (* revised)

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (109-90-114) — (Adapted Environment 103-83-111, Open Field 6-7-3) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices 5x5 size generally unchanged, 5x6s lower, others slightly lower. Open-field AND Adapted environment 2-layer Vine-ripes 4x5s mostly $12.95, 5x5s mostly $8.95, 5x6s mostly $7.95. 25 pound cartons loose Vine-ripes 4x5 size mostly $12.95-14.95, 5x5 size mostly $8.95-9.95, 5x6 size mostly $8.95. Quality generally good.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Shipments (30-33*-13) — greenhouse. No prices reported. (* revised)

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA — Crossings (0-6-5, Adapted Environment 0-5-4, Open Field 0-1-1) — Movement expected to increase seasonally but remain light with supplies in very few hands until the week of May 12, when additional shippers expect to begin. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of May 19. FIRST REPORT

Tomatoes, cherry

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (6-8-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate for light supplies. Prices Generally Unchanged. Extra services included. Flats 12 1-pint baskets with lids mostly $11.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA — Crossings Adapted Environment (1-3-5) — Movement expected to increase seasonally but remain light. Supplies expected to remain in very few hands until the week of May 19, when additional shippers expect to begin. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of May 19. FIRST REPORT

Tomatoes, grape

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (37-31-36, Includes Organic 2-2-2) — Movement expected to slightly increase. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Includes palletizing and cooling. Flats 12-1 pints container with lids $10.95. 20-pound carton loose mostly $19.95. ORGANIC Flats 12 -1 pints container with lids mostly $14.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (26-26-18, Open Field 18-17-11, Adapted Environment 8-9-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices pint higher, loose slightly higher. Open-field and Adapted environment 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large mostly $8.95; 20-pound cartons loose medium-large $18.95-20.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (5-4-6) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies light. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices much higher. Flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large Adapted environment and Open-field mostly 11.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA — Crossings (0-1-2, Open Field 0-0-1, Adapted Environment 0-1-1) — Movement expected to increase seasonally but remain light with supplies in very few hands until the week of May 19, when additional shippers expect to begin. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of May 26. FIRST REPORT

Tomatoes, plum

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (199-184-193, Open Field 118-116-129, Adapted Environment 81-68-64) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices medium generally unchanged, others slightly higher. Open-field AND Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large mostly $8.95, large mostly $8.30-8.95, medium mostly $8.30. Quality and condition variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (128-108*-113, Adapted Environment 101-85*-88, Open Field 25-21*-23, Controlled Environment 2-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. Adapted environment and Open-field 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large mostly $9.50-9.95, large mostly $8.95-9.95, medium mostly $8.95. Quality variable. (* revised)

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (63-62-63) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Extra services included. 25-pound Cartons Loose Roma extra-large $11.95, large $10.95, medium $9.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA — Crossings (9-18-27, Adapted Environment 8-13-19, Open Field 1-5-8) — Movement expected to increase seasonally but remain light. Supplies expected to remain in few hands until the week of May 19, when additional shippers expect to begin. Quality variable. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of May 19. FIRST REPORT

Yams (names)

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida Imports via Boat — (U-U-U) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. Costa Rica and Jamaica 45-pounds cartons yellow mostly $48-50 and White 50-pound cartons mostly $22-24 (U = unavailable)

Yuca (cassava)

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida Imports via Boat — (U-U-U) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. From Costa Rica; few Nicaragua, Ecuador and Honduras 37-pounds cartons mostly $19-22.00. (U = unavailable)