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What the numbers mean: This information, provided by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Agricultural Marketing Service, shows week-by-week shipments and f.o.b.s for commodities from domestic and international shipping points for the fresh market. Protective services are extra unless otherwise stated.

Shipments are in 1,000 cwt. for weeks ending Aug. 25-Sept. 1-Sept. 8.

Artichokes

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (16-17-15) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices 24s much lower, 18s and 30s lower, 36s slightly lower, 12s generally unchanged. Cartons globe green 12s $12.50-12.65, 18s $11.55-14.55, 24s $11.55-14.65, 30-36s $8.55-10.65; Organic 12s $22-25.55, 18s $24-25.55, 24-30s $25.55. Quality variable.

 

Asian vegetables

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (6-6-6) — Movement of Bok Choy expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices higher. Bok Choy 30-pound cartons mostly $14.15-16.95, 50-pound cartons $18.50-20.95, WGA crates $24.35-24.95. Quality generally good.

 

Asparagus

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA, TEXAS CROSSINGS — (25-25-21) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Pyramid cartons/crates 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green small $9.75-10.75, large mostly $28.75-30.75, standard mostly $22.75, jumbo $30.75-34.75. Extra services included.

PERU — Imports (31-21*-16) — Imports via air and boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices Large and Standard higher; Small lower, white-type unchanged. 11-pounds cartons bunched green jumbo supply in too few hands to quote, extra-large supply in too few hands to quote, Large mostly $25.75, Standard $21.50- $22.75, Small $14-14.75. 11-pounds cartons bunched White Standard mostly $20-21, Large $20-21. Quality variable. *revised.

 

Beans

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (20-17-17) — Movement expected to decrease as the season continues to wind down. Trading fairly active. Prices higher.-bushel cartons/crates round green-type machine-picked $16-20. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality variable. Harvesting curtailed today due to rain and wet fields.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (6-10*-8) — Imports via boat from Guatemala. Movement expected to decrease. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 5-pounds cartons Haricot Vert French-type) $7-8. Quality variable. *revised.

 

Beets

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Crossings (MX 2-1-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices slightly higher. Cartons bunched red-type 12s mostly $11.45-12.65; Organic 12s red-type $10.45-19.50, Gold-type $10.45-14.50. Quality generally good. Most crossings from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution.

 

Broccoli

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (118-105-107) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 81 units shipped last week. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices bunched slightly higher, crown cut slightly lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $12.45-14.65, 18s mostly $12.95-15.15; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $14.45-16.65, Short Trim mostly $15.45-17.55. Organic cartons bunched 14s mostly $14.50-18.95; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $21-24.95. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 26 units shipped last week. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices crown cut lower, bunched slightly lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $11-13, 18s mostly $11.50-13.50; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $13-15, Short Trim mostly $14.75-17. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (43-49-55) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices lower. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut Short Trim mostly $14- $16. Quality variable.

 

Brussels sprouts

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 19-16-20, Crossings 1-0- 0**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. 25-pound cartons medium mostly $24.45- $26.95. Quality generally good. Most crossings from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution. **less than 50,000-pounds

 

Cabbage

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (72-65-70) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. round green-type 50-pound cartons medium mostly $9. Bulk large cents per-pound mostly $.15. Most large size being moved from pre-season contracts. Quality good. Harvesting delayed or slowed today due to rain and wet fields.

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (26-28-28) —

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 17 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. 50-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type mostly $15-16.45. Organic 50-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type mostly $16.45-18.45, red-type $18.45- $20.95. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 11 units shipped last week. Trading green fairly slow, red moderate. Prices green lower, red higher. 50-pound cartons medium round green-type $15.85-16.95, red-type $8.95-9.95. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (16-16-19) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices unchanged. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium $11-12.85. Quality good.

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium mostly $8-9; 50-pound sacks large mostly $6-7.50.

 

Carrots

KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (188-178-163) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 48 1-pound film bags in sacks medium-large mostly $13-15.85, 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $13-16, 25-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $6.50-8, 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 (32-31-24) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $11-13. Quality variable.

 

Cauliflower

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (98-83-86) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 58 units shipped last week. Trading 12s moderate, others fair slow. Prices 9-12s slightly lower, 16s much lower. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $13.50-14.65, 9s mostly $12.45-13.55, 16s mostly $10.45-12.15; Organic White 12s $26.45-30.85. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 28 units shipped last week. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices lower. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $10-11.50, 9s mostly $8.65- $10, 16s mostly $9-10. Quality generally good.

 

Celery

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (245-243-212) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 159 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices 2-2 ½ dozen higher, others slightly higher. Cartons 2-2 ½ dozen mostly $9-9.85, 3 dozen mostly $9-10.55; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $12.15-13.50. Organic cartons 2-2 ½ dozen moderate mostly $14.45- $15.50; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $14.45-15.50. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 53 units shipped last week. Trading active. Prices 2 dozen higher, 3 dozen slightly higher, 2 ½ dozen generally unchanged. Cartons 2 dozen mostly $9.65-11, 2 ½-3 dozen mostly $9-10. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (30-28-25) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices full size slightly higher, hearts unchanged. Cartons/crates 2 and 2 ½ dozen $12-12.50, 3 dozen $12-13.50, cartons film bags Hearts 24 count $22.65, 18 count $17- $18. Quality generally good.

 

Chinese cabbage

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (12-12-9) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices slightly higher. Nappa WGA crates $22.95-24.35, 50-pound cartons $18.25-18.95, 30-pound cartons mostly $14.15-15.45. Quality generally good.

 

Corn

NEW YORK — Shipments (61-71-35) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Wirebound crates 4 dozen minimum yellow and Bi-Color mostly $10.40-12. Most harvesting slowed or curtailed by rain and wet fields on Monday, September 10, 2018. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (36-43-19) — Movement expected to continue seasonal decline. Trading active. Prices higher. Cartons/crates 4 dozen minimum bi-color $12-12.85. Quality generally good.

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Wirebound crates 4 dozen minimum yellow mostly $11, White mostly $11, Bi-Color mostly $11-12.50.

 

Cucumbers

MICHIGAN — Shipments (86-80*-51) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading fairly active for fairly light supplies. Prices slightly higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $16.85- $18.85, fair quality $7-9.85, cartons 24s $8-8.85. Quality variable. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (35-37-41) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Available supplies very light. Prices much higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $29.95-31.95, fair quality mostly $26.95-28.95, large $28.95-30.95. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior booking and/or previous commitments.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (greenhouse 42-55*-38) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late very active. Supplies very light. Prices small generally unchanged, others slightly higher. greenHOUSE 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $30.95- $32.95, fair quality $28.95-30.95, ordinary quality $18.95-20.95; small $24.95-26.95, large $28.95-30.95. Cartons 36s $16.95-17.95; Organic 36s $28.95. Quality generally good. *revised

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (40-36-29) — Movement expected to decrease as the season continues to wind down. Trading active. Unofficial prices from industry sources. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates medium $18-20, fair quality $11-12, carton 24s $7-8. Supplies are in too few hands to report f.o.b. prices. Quality mostly good. Harvesting curtailed today due to rain and wet fields.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (1-0-0) — Movement expected to remain about the same as supplies are very light. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Waxed 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $16-20.35, fair quality $8-12.35. Wide price range.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-0-0) — No shipments reported in the district. Expected first shipments around September 20 or soon after. FIRST REPORT.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Light shipments are expected to begin within 7-10 days with sufficient volume and number of shippers for first f.o.b. report by week of September 30. FIRST REPORT.

 

Eggplant

MICHIGAN — Shipments (7-7-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active for medium, others slow. Prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons wrapped medium mostly $14-14.85, fair quality mostly $8- $8.85. Quality variable.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-0-3) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin to harvest. Trading moderate. Current supplies insufficient to establish market. (Prices according to industry sources: 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $14.35 fair quality $8.35 and large $10.35). Includes wrapped. Quality generally good. FIRST REPORT.

 

Endive/escarole

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (2-2-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. Cartons 24s Endive $7.45-9.65, Escarole mostly $10.45-10.65. Quality generally good.

 

Greens

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

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 6 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s Kale green mostly $8.45- $9.50; Organic green mostly $14-18.95, red $10.45-16, Lacinato (Tuscan) $12.45-18. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 5 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Cartons bunched 24s Kale green mostly $7.95-8.95, Lacinato (Tuscan) mostly $10- $12. Quality generally good.

 

Herbs

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (20-22-22) —

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 14 units shipped last week. Trading Cilantro 30s fairly active at slightly lower prices, 60s fairly active; Anise fairly slow. Prices Cilantro 30s slightly lower, 60s slightly higher; Anise generally unchanged. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s mostly $16.45-18.50, 30s $12.35-13.45; Organic 30s mostly $16.45-22.95. Anise cartons 24s mostly $12.45-14.50; Organic 12s mostly $13-14.45. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 8 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s mostly $18.95-20, 30s $9.95-12.95. Quality generally good.

 

Lettuce, iceberg

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (516-547-501) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 436 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices 24s lower, 30s slightly lower. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $7.55-8.56, 24s film-wrapped mostly $8.55-9.56, 30s film-wrapped mostly $7.45-8.55. Organic cartons 24s film-wrapped $20.45-28.45, 12s film-wrapped mostly $10.45-16.50. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 65 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $8-8.85, 24s film-wrapped mostly $9-9.85. Quality generally good.

 

Lettuce, romaine

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (393-409-381) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 341 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s mostly $8.45-9.65; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $10.45-11.65, 48s film-lined mostly $11.45- $12.65. Organic carton 24s mostly $10.45-14.45; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $10.45-14.45. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 40 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons 24s mostly $8.50-9.50; Hearts 12 3-count packages $10.85-11.50. Quality generally good.

 

Lettuce, other

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (45-47-44) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 39 units shipped last week. Trading green leaf moderate, others slow. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s green leaf mostly $7.45-8.65, red leaf mostly $6.35-7.65, Boston mostly $6.45-7.50. Organic cartons 24s green leaf and red leaf mostly $10.45-14. Quality generally good. red leaf and Boston harvest curtailed by market conditions.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 5 units shipped last week. Trading green leaf fairly active, red leaf moderate. Prices green leaf slightly higher, red leaf slightly lower. Cartons 24s green leaf mostly $8.50-9.50, red leaf mostly $8-8.50. Quality generally good.

 

Okra

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (2-2-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling. ½-bushel cartons small-medium $10.35. Quality generally good.

 

Onions, dry

U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 889-889-788) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Columbia Basin, Washington; Idaho and Malheur County, Oregon; San Joaquin Valley, California; Peru; and Colorado.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASHINGTON; AND UMATILLA BASIN, OREGON — Shipments (279-289-314, includes exports of 42-44-71) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices yellow medium higher, red medium lower, others generally unchanged. yellow Hybrid-type 50-pound sacks colossal mostly $7.50, jumbo mostly $6, medium mostly $5; White 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $15, medium mostly $13; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $8, medium mostly $7.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY OREGON — (240-295-264) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices yellow medium higher, yellow Supercolossal, colossal and red and White jumbo lower, others generally unchanged. yellow lower, others generally unchanged. yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. 1 50-pound sacks Supercolossal mostly $8, colossal mostly $7, jumbo mostly $6, medium mostly $5-5.50; White 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $14, medium mostly $13-14; red globe-type U.S. 1 25-pound sacks jumbo $9, medium mostly $8.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (171-147-73) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

PERU IMPORTS (AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS — Shipments (18-30-53)) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers start to receive Peruvian onions. Prices generally unchanged. yellow Granex Marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $18.

NORTH AND EAST POINTS COLORADO — (21-30-21) — Movement expected to increase as harvest of new crop progresses. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

UTAH DISTRICT — (0-0-21) — Movement expected to increase to as more shippers get started with new onions. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. FIRST REPORT.

VIDALIA DISTRICT, GEORGIA — (72-30-17) — Movement expected decrease seasonally. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA COAST — Shipments (16-14-9) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. FIRST REPORT

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipment (0-3-6) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Too few open market sales to establish a market. Expect first f.o.b. the week of (September 09) or (September 16).

WESTERN SLOPE COLORADO — Shipments (0-0-3) — Movement expected to increase as harvest of new crop progresses. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. FIRST REPORT

MICHIGAN — Shipments (0-0-0) — Initial harvest of early varieties has started in a light way. Reportable volume of cured (dried) storage onions expected later in the month. FIRST REPORT.

NEW YORK — Shipments (0-0-0) — Harvesting of transplants and plugs are well Under way. Expect to see New York Grano-type onions at different levels of sale. Current supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Report for storage onions expected later in the month. FIRST REPORT.

 

Onions, green

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Crossings (MX 53-47-39) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices medium much higher, others higher. Cartons bunched 48s medium mostly $14.45-16.55, small $11.50-12.45; ICELESS 4 film bags, 12 bunches per bag mostly $14.45-16.55. Organic cartons bunched 48s medium $16.45-18.45. Quality and condition variable. Most crossings from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution.

CENTRAL COAST, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (4-5-4) — Movement of Leeks expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices slightly higher. Cartons bunched Leeks 12s $9.95-12.65, Organic mostly $14.45-16.45. Quality generally good.

 

Parsley

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

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 7 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices Plain slightly lower, Curly generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 60s Curly mostly $9.45-10.75, Plain mostly $9.45-11.55; Organic bunched 30s Curly $13.50-16.45, Plain $12.50-16.95. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 4 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices Plain higher, Curly lower. Cartons bunched 60s Curly mostly $10.95, Plain mostly $9.95-10. Quality generally good.

 

Peas, green

PERU IMPORTS — Imports (2-3*-4) — Via air and Boat. Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices Snow Peas generally unchanged; Sugar Snap higher. 10-pounds cartons Snow Peas $19.50-20.50, Sugar Snap Peas $20-22.50. *revised.

GUATEMALA IMPORTS — Imports (4-3*-3) — Imports via boat and air From Guatemala. Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 10-pounds cartons Snow Peas $16-17, Sugar Snap peas supply in too few hands to quote. Quality variable. *revised.

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 2-2-1, Crossings MX 0-0- 0**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. 10-pound cartons Decalyxed Sugar Snap-type $13-20, Snow-type $10.15-15. Quality variable. Most crossings from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution. **less than 50,000-pounds

 

Peppers, bell

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (51-52-61) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. greenHOUSE 11-pound cartons red jumbo and extra-large mostly $8-9, large mostly $7-8; yellow jumbo and extra-large mostly $9-10, large mostly $8-9; Orange jumbo and extra-large mostly $10-12, large mostly $9-11. Quality variable.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (74-74-45) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green extra-large and large mostly $8.95-9.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $6.95-8.95. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (30-35-39) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $12-12.85, large mostly $10-10.85, medium fair quality $8-9.85. Quality variable.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (25-25-36) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons red extra-large and large mostly $18.95, irregular size fair quality mostly $14.95. ½-bushel cartons red extra-large and large mostly $10.95. Quality generally good.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (4-3-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $10-12.35; extra-large $11-12.35, fair quality $8-10.35; large $10-11.35.

 

Peppers, other

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (56-67-52) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Anaheim generally unchanged, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons and crates Anaheim mostly $16-18, Poblano mostly $14-16, Serrano mostly $15-17, Jalapeno mostly $13-15. 8-pound cartons Habanero orange mostly $14-16. Quality variable.

 

Potatoes

U.S. — Shipments (not including imports, 1,713*-1,840*-1,540) — The top shipping areas, in order, were Idaho; Columbia Basin, Washington; Big Lake, Minnesota; Colorado; and Wisconsin. *revised.

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — 2018 Shipments (517-638-562, includes exports of 6-6-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading bales active, others slow. Prices bales higher, others lower. Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 10-5pound film bags non size A mostly $6.50; 50-pound cartons 40-70s mostly $9-9.50, 80s mostly $9, 90s mostly $9 0, 100s $7-8.

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON 2018 — Shipments (278-284-228, includes export of 59-72-46) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices carton 40s-60s lower, others generally unchanged. Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags non size A mostly $5-5.50, 50-pound carton 40s $9-11, 50s mostly $9- $11 60s-80s mostly $10-11, 90s mostly $9-10, 100s mostly $8- $9.

BIG LAKE AND CENTRAL MINNESOTA DISTRICT — Shipments (183-205*-175, includes export of 2-1-0) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading round reds fairly active, yellows moderate. Prices round red higher others generally unchanged. round red U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound bales $11- $12, 50-pound cartons size A $11-12, 2000-pound totes size A mostly $16-18. yellow U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound bales $13-14, 50-pound cartons size A $13-14, 2000-pound totes size A $20-22. *revised

SAN LUIS VALLEY, COLORADO — Shipments (0-112*-146, including exports 16*-0*-19) — Movement expected to increase as season begins. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Russet U.S One baled 10 5-pound film bags size A mostly $9.50, baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $8.50-9, 50-pound cartons 40s mostly $12, 50s mostly $12-13, 60s $12-13, 70s mostly $12-13, 80s mostly $12, 90s mostly $11-12, 100s mostly $11-12. U.S Commercial bulk per cwt mostly $9.50. *revised.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (139-111-130) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices Russet cartons slightly lower, others 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, 90s mostly $11-12, 100s mostly $11. round red U.S. 1 10 5--pound size A baled mostly $10-11, 50-pound cartons size A mostly $10- $11, size B mostly $10-12.50, 50-pound sacks size A mostly $9-10, size B mostly $9-11.50. yellow-type U.S. 1 10 5-pound size A baled mostly $15-17, 50-pound cartons size A mostly $15-16, 50-pound sacks size A mostly $14-15.

HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS-EASTERN NEW MEXICO — Shipments (157-141*-61) — Movement expected to decrease as the season winds down. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

STOCKTON-DELTA DISTRICT — Shipments (103-104*-31) — Movement expected to increase as the season gets started. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

NORTHERN COLORADO DISTRICT — Shipments (0-0-22) — Movement expected to increase as Growers begin to harvest within the next few weeks. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

KANSAS — Shipments (75-12*-20) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin to harvest. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (18-22-19) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading moderate. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (17-10-16) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin harvest of Russets current week. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Rains previous week continued to delay or slow harvest.

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY) — Shipments (14-13-14) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

LONG ISLAND NEW YORK — Shipments (4-7-8) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Too few sales to establish a market. Expect first f.o.b. Shipping Report prices within the period. Harvest curtailed Monday, September 10, 2018 due to rain and wet fields.

DELAWARE — Shipments (13-13-7) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading very slow. Prices yellow totes slightly lower, others unchanged. U.S. One size A round White 50-pound sacks $8.75-9.75, tote bags approx. 2000-pounds per cwt. $17.50-18.50, yellow-type tote bags approx. 2000-pounds per cwt. mostly $24.50. Harvest curtailed Monday, September 10, 2018 due to rain and wet fields.

INDIANA DISTRICT — Shipments (9-11-4) — Movement expected to increase as harvest of new potatoes moves forward. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

 

Pumpkins

VIRGINIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active. Prices 36-inch bins, Howden-type, 30-45 count, mostly $85-100.

 

Radishes

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 9-9-10, Crossings MX 3-3-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices slightly lower. Cartons red bunched 24s mostly $10.45-12.55, 48s mostly $14.45-15.65. Quality generally good.

 

Spinach

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (17-16-14) —

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 12 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Cartons bunched Flat 24s mostly $14.45-16.65, Organic $20-26.45. Quality generally good.

 

Squash

MICHIGAN — Shipments (33-22-17) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading fairly active. Prices slightly higher. One-half-bushel cartons Zucchini small mostly $14-14.85, medium mostly $12-12.85, yellow Straightneck small mostly $14-14.85, medium mostly $12-12.85. Quality variable. Supplies of Zucchini fairly light, others light.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (0-0-4) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly good. Prices ½ and 5/9-bushel cartons Zucchini small $14.35-14.85 medium $12.35-12.85; yellow Straightneck small $12.35-14.85 medium $10.25-12.85 ¾-bushel cartons yellow Crookneck (according to industry sources: small $16.35 medium $8.35). Quality generally good. FIRST REPORT.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (3-4-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. ½ and 5/9-bushel cartons Zucchini small $14-14.35, medium $10- $12.35; yellow Straightneck small $10-14.35, medium $8-10.35.

EASTERN SHORE AND EASTERN VIRGINIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active for light supplies. Prices higher. ½-bushel cartons Zucchini small mostly $14-16, mostly medium $12-14; yellow Straightneck small mostly $14-16, medium mostly $12-14.

 

Sweet potatoes

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — 2017 Shipments (86*-97*-75) — 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.

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — 2018 Shipments (0-0-2) — Harvesting of the 2018 crop expected to increase gradually. Currently, no f.o.b. is being issued.

MISSISSIPPI — Shipments (20-23-22) — 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 (17-19-19) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange and red-types U.S. Number One $28-30, No Grade Marks medium $15-18, jumbo mostly $16-18; White-types U.S. Number One mostly $34-35, No Grade Marks medium $15-16, jumbo $14-18; Japanese-types U.S. Number One $38-44, No Grade Marks medium $38-44; Organic U.S. Number One Orange and red-types $36.50-40; White-types $39.50-50. Prices and shipments are 2018 new crop. Quality generally good.

LOUISIANA — Shipments (6-5-6) — 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 (213-184-170) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices extra-large much lower, others lower. 25-pound cartons loose Mature greens extra-large and large mostly $6.95-7.95, medium mostly $6.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (160-172-169, Adapted Environment 115-126-124, Open-Field 29-32-31, Controlled Environment 16-14-14) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices 4x4-4x5 sizes generally unchanged, others lower. Adapted environment and Open-field Vine-ripes cartons 2-layer 4x4-4x5s mostly $10.95-11.95, 5x5-5x6s mostly $9.95-10.95; 25-pound cartons loose 4x4-4x5 sizes mostly $11.95-13.95, 5x5-5x6 sizes mostly $10.95-12.95. Quality generally good. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

TENNESSEE — Shipments (21-31-31) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Extra services included. Some harvest curtailed due to rain and wet fields. 25-pounds carton loose Mature greens 85 % U.S. 1 or Better 5x6 size $12.95, 6x6 size $12.95, 6x7 size $11.95. Quality generally good.

EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA — Shipments (17-15-22) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 25-pound cartons Mature greens 85% U.S. 1 or better 5x6 size $11.95, 6x6 size $11.95, 6x7 size $11.95.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (20-16*-15, Adapted Environment 16-11*-12, Open-Field 4-5*-3) — Movement expected to increase. Trading 5x5-5x6s moderate, others active. Prices 5x5s slightly lower, 5x6s lower, others generally unchanged. Open-field and Adapted environment cartons 2-layer Vine-ripes 4x4-4x5s (supplies very light) $14.95, 5x5s $10.95-12.95, 5x6s mostly $10.95. Adapted environment cartons 2-layer Organic 4x4-5x6s $14.95. Quality generally good. *revised

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (13-9*-9) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Vine-ripes 25-pound cartons loose 5x5 size and 5x6 size mostly $13-14.95, cartons 2-layer 4x4s and 4x5s and 5x5s mostly $13-14.95. Quality variable. *revised.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse shipments (23-21*-5) — No prices reported. *revised.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (4-2-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 25-pound cartons loose Vine-ripes U.S. Combination or Better jumbo $9.95- $13.95, extra-large $9.95-13.95, large $8.95-13.95. Extra services included. Wide price range for large.

FLORIDA WEST DISTRICT — Shipments (0-0-0) — Light harvest expected to start within 10 days. Expect sufficient volume for first f.o.b. within 21 days. FIRST REPORT.

 

Tomatoes, cherry

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings Adapted Environment (3-3-4) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. Adapted environment flats 12 1-pint cups with lids medium-large mostly $14.95. Quality generally good.

EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA — Shipments (2-2-1) — Movement expected to decrease. Supplies insufficient to establish market.

 

Tomatoes, grape

EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA — Shipments (8-13-11) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Flats 12 1-pint containers with lids $9.95; 20-pound cartons loose $17.95.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (6-6-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Adapted environment and Open-field flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium- large mostly $5.95-7.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings Adapted Environment (3-5*-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late fairly slow. Prices loose slightly lower, pint lower. Adapted environment and Open-field flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large mostly $8.95, 20-pound cartons loose med-large mostly $18.95. Organic Adapted environment flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium- large mostly $10.95, 20-pound cartons loose medium-large mostly $18.95- $20.95. Quality generally good. *revised

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

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

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (0-1-0) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Flats 12 1- pint containers with lids $7.95-8.95; 20-pound cartons loose $13.95-15.95. Extra services included.

 

Tomatoes, plum

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (119-112-116, Adapted Environment 94-88-91, Open-Field 23-22-23, Controlled Environment 2-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Adapted environment and Open-field 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large mostly $11.95-13.95, large mostly $10.95- $12.95, medium mostly $9.95-11.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (44-44-57) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large mostly $8.95-9.95, large mostly $7.95-8.95, medium mostly $6.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (43-46*-36, Adapted Environment 30-31*-25, Open-Field 13-15*-11) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early slow, late fairly slow. Prices extra-large much lower, others lower. Open-field and Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large and large mostly $8.95-9.95, medium mostly $7.95; Organic extra-large, large and medium $22.95. Quality generally good. *revised

TENNESSEE — Shipments (33-33-36, Organic 0-0) — Movement expected increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Extra services included. Some harvest curtailed due to rain and wet fields. 25-pound cartons loose Roma. extra-large $11.95-13.95 large $11.95-13.95, medium $9.95-11.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (13-6-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices extra-large slightly lower, large slightly higher. 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large $12-14.95, large mostly $10-10.95. Quality variable.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large $9.95-10.95, large $9.95-10.95. Extra services included.

 

Tropicals

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (109*-39*-37) — Imports from Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Ecuador and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of Entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices Calabaza, Chayote cartons 40-pounds and Yams (Name)higher; Malanga and Eddoes lower; others generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $9-11; Chayote 40-pound cartons mostly $14-18; 20-pound cartons $10-11; Ginger Root 30-pound cartons from Brazil by boat mostly $18-20; Malanga 40-pound cartons Blanca (large) mostly $28-32; Lila (large) mostly $37-40; Taro 40-pound cartons Eddoes mostly $23-27; 40-pound cartons Dasheen (Coco Islena)mostly $16; Yams (Name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $65-69; 50-pound cartons White mostly $32-36; Yucca (Cassava) 37-pound cartons mostly $15-16. Quality good. *revised.

CARIBBEAN IMPORTS — Imports (2-4*-3) — Imports from the Dominican Republic. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Coconut 65-70-pound sacks 40s $21- $24. Quality good. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — TOMATILLOS — Crossings (23-28-22) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices slightly higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates mostly $16-18. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — CHAYOTE — Crossing (3-5-6) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. 40-pound cartons mostly $19-21. Quality variable.