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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. 18-Aug. 25-Sept. 1.

Artichokes

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (13-16-17) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices 24s slightly lower, 12-18s much lower, 30-36s lower. Cartons globe green 12s $12.50-12.75, 18s mostly $14.55-15.75, 24s mostly $16.55-18.55, 30s $9.55- $11.65, 36s $8.55-11.65; 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 fairly active. Prices higher. Bok Choy 30-pound cartons mostly $10.55-11.65, 50-pound cartons $16.25-16.95, WGA crates mostly $18.95-19.50. Quality generally good.

 

Asparagus

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA, TEXAS CROSSINGS — (29-25-25) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly slow. Prices jumbo generally unchanged, others lower. Pyramid cartons/crates 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green small $10.75-11.75, large mostly $30.75-32.75, standard mostly $24.75-26.75, jumbo $34.75-36.75. Extra services included.

PERU — Imports (32*-31*-3) — Imports via air and boat. Movement expected to remain about the same. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices small lower; others generally unchanged. 11-pounds cartons bunched green jumbo mostly $28-29, extra-large mostly $24.75-25.75, Large $23.75- $24.75, Standard mostly $21.50-22, Small mostly $12-13. 11-pounds cartons bunched White Standard mostly $20-21, Large $20-21. Quality variable. *revised.

 

Beans

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (19-20-17) — Movement expected to decrease as the season starts to wind down. Trading fairly active. Prices higher.-bushel cartons/crates round green-type machine-picked $16-20. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (11*-6-**) — Imports via boat from Guatemala. Movement expected to decrease. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. 5-pounds cartons Haricot Vert French-type) $6-7. Quality variable. *revised. **unavailable.

 

Beets

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Crossings (MX 2-2*-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Cartons bunched red-type 12s mostly $10.95-12.50; Organic 12s red-type mostly $10.45-14.50, Gold-type $10.45-15.50. Quality generally good. Most crossings from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution. *revised

 

Broccoli

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (130-118-105) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 77 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices much higher. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $12-13.65, 18s mostly $12.55-14.15; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $15.35-16.65, Short Trim mostly $16.75-18.56. Organic cartons bunched 14s mostly $16.50-18.95; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $21-24.95. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected to decrease slightly below the 28 units shipped last week. Trading active for light supplies. Prices much higher. Cartons bunched 14s $12-14, 18s $12.50-14.50; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $17-19, Short Trim $19-20. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (56-43-49) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Supplies light. Prices much higher. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut Short Trim mostly $16-18. Quality variable.

 

Brussels sprouts

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 22-19-16, Crossings 1-1- 0**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices higher. 25-pound cartons medium mostly $24.55-26.55. 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 (61-72-65) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices slightly higher. round green-type 50-pound cartons medium mostly $9-10. Bulk large cents per-pound mostly $.15. Most large size being moved from pre-season contracts. Quality good.

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (29-26-28) —

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 17 units shipped last week. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices lower. 50-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type mostly $16.50-18.50. Organic 50-pound cartons 18-24s round green-type mostly $16.45-20, red-type $18.45-24. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 11 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices red slightly higher, green lower. 50-pound cartons medium round green-type $16.95-18.95, red-type $8.95. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (19-16-16) — 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 moderate. Prices lower. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium mostly $8-9; 50-pound sacks large mostly $6- $7.

 

Carrots

KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (190-188-178) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. 48 1-pound film bags in sacks medium-large $13- $15.85, 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $14-15, 25-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $7-7.50, 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 (26-32-31) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $10-12. Quality variable.

 

Cauliflower

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (91-98-83) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 52 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices much higher. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $14.65-15.65, 9s mostly $13.45-14.65, 16s mostly $13.65-14.65; Organic White 12s $26.45- $30.85. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 31 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices higher. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s $14-16, 9s and 16s mostly $14-15. Quality generally good.

 

Celery

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (246-245-243) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 190 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 2-2 ½ dozen mostly $7.25-8.65, 3 dozen mostly $8- $9.65; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $11.45-12.65. Organic cartons 2-2 ½ dozen moderate mostly $10.45-15.50; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $10.45- $15.50. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 53 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices higher. Cartons 2 dozen mostly $8.50-10, 2 ½ dozen mostly $9-10, 3 dozen mostly $8.50-10; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $14.50-15.85. Quality generally good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (31-30-28) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices hearts unchanged, cartons 2-3 dozen slightly higher. Cartons/crates 2 and 2 ½ dozen $11-12, 3 dozen $11-13, cartons film bags Hearts 24 count $22.65, 18 count $17-18. Quality good.

 

Chinese cabbage

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (15-12-12) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices 50-pound cartons higher, others generally unchanged. Nappa WGA crates $19.35-21.65, 50-pound cartons mostly $18.25-18.45, 30-pound cartons mostly $13.25-14.50. Quality generally good.

 

Corn

NEW YORK — Shipments (49-61-71) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading opened active, closed moderate. Prices slightly higher. Wirebound crates 4 dozen minimum yellow, White and Bi-Color $9- $10.50. Quality good.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (29-36*-43) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading opened active, closed moderate. Prices unchanged. Cartons/crates 4 dozen minimum bi-color mostly $10-10.85. Quality good. *revised.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (20-11-7) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as most shippers are finished for the season. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality generally good. Lighter shipments expected to continue through September 15. LAST REPORT

SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA — Shipments Light — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. Wirebound crates 4 dozen minimum yellow mostly $8.50-11.50, White mostly $10- $12, Bi-Color mostly $11.50-12.

 

Cucumbers

MICHIGAN — Shipments (75-86*-79) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly active. Prices slightly higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $16.85-18.85, fair quality $8-9.85, cartons 24s mostly $8. Quality variable. *revised.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (greenhouse 51-42*-49) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 36s moderate, others active. Supplies very light. Prices 36s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. greenHOUSE 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $30.95, fair quality mostly $28.95, ordinary quality mostly $20.95; small mostly $24.95-26.95, large mostly $28.95. Cartons 36s mostly $16.95; Organic 36s $26.95-28.95. Quality generally good. *revised

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (26-35-37) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Available supplies very light. Prices much higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium and large 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.

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK — Shipments (42-40-36) — Movement expected to decrease as the season starts to wind down. Trading active. Unofficial prices from industry sources. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates medium $18-20, fair quality $10-12, carton 24s $7-8. Supplies are in too few hands to report f.o.b. prices. Quality variable.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (3-1-0) — 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.

 

Eggplant

MICHIGAN — Shipments (6-7-7) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active for medium, others slow. Prices lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons wrapped medium mostly $12-12.85, fair quality mostly $6-6.85. Quality variable.

 

Endive/escarole

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (2-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Endive lower, Escarole generally unchanged. Cartons 24s Endive mostly $7.45-9, Escarole mostly $9.45- $10.55. Quality generally good.

 

Greens

LEXINGTON DISTRICT SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (11-13-13) — Movement expected to decrease slightly due to heat. Trading moderate. Prices Tuesday, September 04, 2018 compared to Tuesday, August 28, 2018 unchanged. Cartons bunched Kale 24s $9-10.50 mostly $9. Cartons loose Turnip Tops $10. Various containers bunched Collard 6s $9- $9.50 mostly $9. Various containers loose Collard $9-9.50. Quality good.

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

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 6 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s Kale green mostly $7.45-9.50; Organic green mostly $14.45-17.50, red $10.45-13, Lacinato (Tuscan) $12.45-15.50. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 5 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices Lacinato higher, green generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 24s Kale green $6.95-9, Lacinato (Tuscan) $8.95-11.95. Quality generally good.

 

Herbs

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (19-20-22) —

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 14 units shipped last week. Trading Cilantro slow, Anise moderate. Prices Cilantro lower, Anise slightly higher. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s mostly $14.65-18.50, 30s mostly $13.45-15.45; Organic 30s mostly $16.45- $22. Anise cartons 24s mostly $12.45-14.50; Organic 12s mostly $12- $14.45. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 8 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices lower. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s mostly $14.95-20.95, 30s mostly $10.95-11. Quality generally good. Supplies in few hands.

 

Lettuce, iceberg

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (536-516-547) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 469 units shipped last week. Trading fairly slow. Prices much lower. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $8.45-9.65, 24s film-wrapped mostly $9.45- $10.65, 30s film-wrapped mostly $8.45-8.95. 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 78 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Cartons 24s film-lined $8-8.65, 24s film-wrapped mostly $9- $9.65. Quality generally good.

 

Lettuce, romaine

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (385-393-409) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 368 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 24s mostly $8.45-9.65; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $10.55-11.65, 48s film-lined mostly $11.55-12.65. Organic carton 24s $10.45-14.85; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $10.45-14.45. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected to decrease below the 41 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Cartons 24s mostly $9.50; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $11.50. Quality generally good.

 

Lettuce, other

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (46-45-47) —

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 42 units shipped last week. Trading green leaf fairly slow, 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 $10.45-14.85. 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 early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices slightly higher. Cartons 24s green leaf and red leaf $8-9. Quality generally good.

 

Okra

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (2-2-2) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling. ½-bushel cartons small- medium $8.35-10.35. Quality generally good.

 

Onions, dry

U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 892*-889-877) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Idaho and Malheur County Oregon, Columbia Basin Washington, San Joaquin Valley California, Peru, and Colorado. *revised.

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY OREGON — (150-240-295) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Whites higher, yellow Supercolossal and medium generally unchanged, others lower. yellow lower, others generally unchanged. yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. 1 50-pound sacks Supercolossal mostly $8-9, colossal $7, jumbo mostly $6, medium mostly $5; White 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $14-15, medium mostly $13- $14; red globe-type U.S. 1 25-pound sacks jumbo $9-10, medium mostly $8.

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON — Shipments (267-279-289, includes exports of 33-42-44) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices yellow jumbo yellow medium and White medium lower, others generally unchanged. yellow Hybrid-type 50-pound sacks colossal mostly $7.50, jumbo $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 $7-8.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (198-171-147) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

PERU IMPORTS (AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS) — Shipments (2-18-30) — 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 — (22-21-30) — Movement expected to increase as harvest of new crop progresses. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

VIDALIA DISTRICT, GEORGIA — (90-72-30) — Movement expected remain decrease seasonally. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO — (137-59-27) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market. LAST REPORT.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipment (0-0-3) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Too few open market sales to establish a market. Harvest has been curtailed due to wet fields which could severely affect the quality of the crop moving forward. Due to the extreme wet weather pattern, the first F.O.B has now been delayed. No specific date for the first f.o.b. is known at this time.

MICHIGAN — Crop update. Initial harvest of early varieties has started in a very light way. Heat, humidity and rain have impacted many areas of the state during the growing cycle. Reportable volume of cured (dried) storage onions are not expected until later in the month.

NEW YORK — Crop update. Harvesting of transplants and plugs are well Under way. Expect to see New York Grano-type onions at different levels of sale. The seeded storage varieties have endured extreme heat and moisture in some areas of the state. Report for storage onions not expected until later in the month.

 

Onions, green

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Crossings (MX 54-53*-47) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices much lower. Cartons bunched 48s medium mostly $11.45- $12.55, small mostly $9.45-11; ICELESS 4 film bags, 12 bunches per bag mostly $12.45-13.65. Organic cartons bunched 48s medium mostly $16.45- $19.50. Quality and condition variable. Most crossings from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution. *revised

CENTRAL COAST, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (5-4-5) — Movement of Leeks expected about the same. Trading fairly active at slightly lower prices. Prices slightly lower. Cartons bunched Leeks 12s mostly $10.35-11.55, Organic mostly $14.45-16.45. Quality generally good.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (04-04-04) — Movement expected to remain the same. Trading light. Prices Tuesday, September 04, 2018 compared to Tuesday, August 28, 2018 steady. Cartons/crates bunched 48s $13-23 mostly $23. Quality good.

 

Parsley

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

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 7 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 60s Curly mostly $9.45-10.55, Plain mostly $10.45-11.55; Organic bunched 30s Curly mostly $13.50-16.45, Plain mostly $14.45-16.95. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 5 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices Curly higher, Plain slightly lower. Cartons bunched 60s Curly mostly $10.95-12, Plain $8.95- $10. Quality generally good.

 

Peas, green

GUATEMALA IMPORTS — Imports (5*-4*-**) — Imports via boat and air From Guatemala. Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. 10-pounds cartons Snow Peas mostly $16.50-17, Sugar Snap peas mostly $16-17. Quality variable. *revised. **unavailable.

PERU IMPORTS — Imports (2-2*-**) — Via air and Boat. Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices higher. 10-pounds cartons Snow Peas mostly $19-21.50, Sugar Snap Peas mostly $19-21.50. *revised. **unavailable.

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 2-2-2, Crossings MX 0-0- 0**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Prices higher. 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

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIFORNIA — Shipments (88-74-74) — Movement expected about the same. 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.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (36-51-52) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices much lower. greenHOUSE 11-pound cartons red jumbo and extra-large mostly $9-11, large mostly $8-10; yellow and Orange jumbo and extra-large mostly $11-13, large mostly $10-12. Quality variable.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (34-30*-35) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices jumbo and extra-large slightly lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $10.85-12.85, large $9-10.85, medium fair quality mostly $8-8.85. Quality generally good. *revised.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (26-25-25) — 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 (3-4-3) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo $10-12.35; extra-large $10-12.35, fair quality $8-10.35; large $8-11.35.

 

Peppers, other

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (45-56-67) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons and crates Anaheim mostly $16-18, Poblano and Serrano mostly $12-14, Jalapeno mostly $11.50-13.50. 8-pound cartons Habanero orange mostly $12-14. Quality variable.

 

Potatoes

U.S. — Shipments (not including imports, 1,704-1,697*-1,681) — The top shipping areas, in order, were Idaho, Columbia Basin Washington, Big Lake Minnesota, Herford Texas and Wisconsin. *revised.

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — 2017 Shipments (358-139-55, includes exports of 4-3-0) — Movement expected to decrease as more shippers start to finish with old crop potatoes. Prices remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a price. *revised. LAST REPORT.

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — 2018 Shipments (310-517-638, includes exports of 1-6-6) — Movement expected to increase remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 10-5pound film bags non size A $6-6.50; 50-pound cartons 40-70s mostly $10-10.50, 80s mostly $10, 90s mostly $9-10, 100s mostly $8.

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON 2018 — Shipments (308-278-284, includes export of 70-59-72) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags non size A $5-5.50, 50-pound carton 40s mostly $11, 50s-60s mostly $11-12, 70s mostly $10.50-11, 80s mostly $10-11, 90s mostly $9-10, 100s mostly $8-9.

BIG LAKE AND CENTRAL MINNESOTA DISTRICT — Shipments (140-183*-175, includes export of 2-2-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. round red U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound bales $10.50-11, 50-pound cartons size A $10.50-11, 2000-pound totes size A $15-16. yellow U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound bales mostly $13-14, 50--pound cartons size A mostly $13-14, 2000-pound totes size A mostly $20-22. *revised

HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS-EASTERN NEW MEXICO — Shipments (183-157-114) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin to harvest. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (49-139-111) —Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices Russet cartons generally unchanged, others lower. Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags size A mostly $10, 50-pound cartons 40s-70s mostly $15-16, 80s mostly $14, 90s mostly $12, 100s mostly $11-12. 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.

KANSAS — Shipments (100-75*-75) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin to harvest. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

STOCKTON-DELTA DISTRICT — Shipments (87-103*-102) — Movement expected to increase as the season gets started. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

SAN LUIS VALLEY, COLORADO — Shipments (72-46-49, including exports 12-16*-16) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (35-18-22) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading moderate. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

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

DELAWARE — Shipments (16-13-13) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading very slow. Prices yellow, round Whites slightly lower. 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. $24.50-26.50.

INDIANA DISTRICT — Shipments (8-9-11) — Movement expected to increase as harvest of new potatoes moves forward. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (2-17-10) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin harvest current week. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Rains previous week has slowed harvest.

LONG ISLAND NEW YORK — Shipments (3-4-7) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Too few sales to establish a market. Expect first f.o.b. Shipping Report prices within the period.

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

 

Pumpkins

VIRGINIA — Shipments Very Light — Movement expected to increase. Current supplies are very light and insufficient to establish market.

 

Radishes

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA — Shipments (CA 9-9-9, Crossings MX 3-3*-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 48s lower, 24s generally unchanged. Cartons red bunched 24s mostly $11.45-12.55, 48s $14-16.65. Quality generally good. *revised

 

Rhubarb

OREGON/WASHINGTON COAST — Shipments (1-0-0*) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as most growers have finished. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. *less than 50,000-pounds LAST REPORT

 

Spinach

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (15-17-16) —

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Movement expected about the same as the 14 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons bunched Flat 24s mostly $15.50-16.65, Organic $20.45-28. Quality generally good.

 

Squash

MICHIGAN — Shipments (36-33*-22) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading fairly active. Prices unchanged. One-half-bushel cartons Zucchini small mostly $12.85-14.85, medium mostly $10.85-12.85, yellow Straightneck small mostly $12.85-14.85, medium mostly $10.85- $12.85. Quality variable. *revised.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (3-3-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. ½ and 5/9-bushel cartons Zucchini small $12-14.35, medium $10- $12.35; yellow Straightneck small $12-14.35, medium $8-10.35.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (02-02-01) — Movement expected to decrease due to heat and season ending. Trading light. Prices Tuesday September 04, 2018 compared to Tuesday, August 28, 2018 unchanged. ½-bushel carton Zucchini green small $12-15 mostly $12, medium $10. ¾-bushel cartons yellow Crookneck small $14-22 mostly $14, medium $12- $15 mostly $12. Quality good.

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

 

Sweet potatoes

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — 2017 Shipments (98-81*-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 (0-0-0) — Harvesting of the 2018 crop expected to increase gradually. Currently, no f.o.b. is being issued. FIRST REPORT.

MISSISSIPPI — Shipments (17-20-23) — 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 (18-17-19) — 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. Prices and shipments are 2018 new crop. Quality generally good.

LOUISIANA — Shipments (5-6-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange-types U.S. Number One mostly $16, U.S. Number Two and No Grade Marks jumbo mostly $8-9. Quality generally good.

 

Tomatoes

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA — Shipments (184-213-184) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late slow. Prices much lower. 25-pound cartons loose Mature greens extra-large mostly $8.95-9.95, large mostly $8.95, medium mostly $7.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (120-160-172, Adapted Environment 83-115-126, Open Field 21-29-32, Controlled Environment 16- 16-14) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 5x5-5x6s active at slightly lower prices, others active. Supplies fairly light. Prices 5x5- 5x6s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Adapted environment and OPEN FIELD Vine-ripes cartons 2-layer 4x4-4x5s mostly $11.95-13.95, 5x5- 5x6s mostly $11.95-12.95; 25-pound cartons loose 4x4-5x6 sizes mostly $11.95-13.95. Quality generally good. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.

TENNESSEE — Shipments (22-21-31) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Extra services included. 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.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Greenhouse shipments (24-23*-16) — No prices reported. *revised.

EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA — Shipments (24-17-15) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices 25-pound cartons Mature greens 85% U.S. 1 or better 5x6 size $13.95, 6x6 size $13.95, 6x7 size $13.95.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (24-20*-13, Adapted Environment 19-16*-9, Open Field 5-4*-4) — Movement expected to increase. Trading active. Supplies very light and held in few hands. Prices generally unchanged. Open-field and Adapted environment cartons 2-layer Vine-ripes 4x4-4x5s mostly $14.95, 5x5-5x6s mostly $12.95. Adapted environment cartons 2-layer Organic 4x4-5x5s $14.95, 5x6s $12.95. Quality generally good. *revised

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (12-13*-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices cartons 2-layer higher, others unchanged. Vine-ripes 25-pound cartons loose 5x5 size and 5x6 size mostly $15-16.95, cartons 2-layer 4x4s and 4x5s and 5x5s mostly $15-15.95. Quality variable. *revised.

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (4-4-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. 25-pound cartons loose Vine-ripes U.S. Combination or Better jumbo $11.95- $15.95, extra-large $11.95-15.95, large $10.95-13.95. Extra services included.

 

Tomatoes, cherry

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

EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA — Shipments (3-2-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices flats 12 1-pint baskets $9.95-13.95.

 

Tomatoes, grape

EASTERN SHORE OF VIRGINIA — Shipments (6-8-13) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices flats 12 1-pint containers with lids $8.95-9.95; 20-pound cartons loose $15.95-17.95.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (7-6-6) — 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 (5-3*-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late fairly active. Prices higher. Adapted environment and Open-field flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large mostly $10.95, 20-pound cartons loose med-large mostly $20.95. Organic Adapted environment flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large $10.95-12.95, 20-pound cartons loose medium-large mostly $20.95. Quality generally good. *revised

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

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

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 $8.95; 20-pounds carton loose $15.95. Quality generally good.

 

Tomatoes, plum

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (102-119-112, Adapted Environment 80-94-88, Open-Field 20-23-22, Controlled Environment 2-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active. Supplies light. 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 (37-44-44) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late fairly slow. Prices extra-large lower, others much lower, others lower. 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large $9.95-10.95, large $8.95-9.95, medium mostly $7.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA, CALIFORNIA — Crossings (34-43*-43, Adapted Environment 24-30*-29, Open Field 10-13*-14) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early active, late slow. Prices extra-large lower, others much lower. Open-field AND Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large mostly $12.95, large mostly $10.95, medium mostly $8.95; Organic extra-large, large and medium $24.95. Quality generally good. *revised

TENNESSEE — Shipments (29-33-33, Organic 5-0-0) — Movement expected decrease. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Extra services included. 25-pound cartons loose Roma. extra-large $11.95 large $11.95, medium $9.95. Quality generally good.

SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN — Shipments (18-13-6) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active for extra-large, others fairly slow. Prices extra-large slightly higher, others unchanged. 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large $13-14.95, large $8-10.95. Quality variable.

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

 

Tropicals

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Imports (44*-97*-**) — Imports from Costa Rica, Nicaragua, Ecuador and Brazil. Movement expected to remain about the same. Ports of Entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices Calabaza and yellow Yams (Name) higher; Ginger and Eddoes lower; others generally unchanged. Calabaza 50-pound sacks mostly $9-11; Chayote 40-pound cartons mostly $12-16; 20-pound cartons $9-11; Ginger Root 30-pound cartons from Brazil by boat mostly $18; Malanga 40-pound cartons Blanca (large) mostly $30-33; Lila (large) mostly $40; Taro 40-pound cartons Eddoes mostly $24-27; 40-pound cartons Dasheen (Coco Islena) mostly $16; Yams (Name) 45-pound cartons yellow mostly $65; 50-pound cartons White mostly $30-33; Yucca (Cassava) 37-pound cartons mostly $15- $16. Quality good. *revised. **unavailable.

CARIBBEAN IMPORTS — Imports (2-2*-**) — Imports from the Dominican Republic. Movement expected to increase. Port of entry: South Florida. Trading moderate. Prices unchanged. Coconut 65-70-pound sacks 40s $22- $24. Quality good. *revised. **unavailable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — TOMATILLOS — Crossings (16-23-28) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates mostly $15-17. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — CHAYOTE — Crossing (4-3-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. 40-pound cartons mostly $16-18. Quality variable.