Marketscope: Vegetable f.o.b.s as of March 11

Marketscope: Vegetable f.o.b.s as of March 11

What the numbers mean

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

Shipments, crossings or imports, unless otherwise stated, are for the weeks ending Feb. 23, March 2 and March 9 in that order in thousand hundredweight (cwt.) or 100,000 pound units. Expected movement is for the period March 10-23, 2019. Prices are for Monday, March 11, 2019 
compared to Monday, March 04, 2019.

Anise

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ Shipments (AZ 1-11, CA 1-1-1, Crossings Very Light) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons 24s $16.5018.55; Organic 12s $12.50-16.45. Quality generally good.

Artichokes

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Shipments (15-15-18, Crossings 3-1-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Slow. Prices 18-24s Slightly Lower, 30s Lower, 12s Generally Unchanged. Cartons globe green 12s mostly $9.55-10.55, 18s mostly $10- $11.65, 24s mostly $10-12.65, 30s mostly $10.55-11.65; Organic 12-30s $20.55. Quality variable.

Asparagus

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALEXICO CALIFORNIA, SAN LUIS ARIZONA AND ARIZONA — (2019 crop crossings 143-107-101) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. 28-pound cartons/crates bunched green standard mostly $32.7534.75, large mostly $32.75-34.75; 11-pound cartons/crates bunched green small $9.75-11.75, large $14.75-15.75, standard $14.75-15.75, jumbo mostly $20.75-22.75. Extra services included. Most sales being booked at previously committed lower prices.

PERU IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports (U-6*-8*) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. 11-pounds cartons bunched green-type all sizes supply in too few hands to quote. 11-pounds cartons bunched White Standard supply in too few hands to quote. LAST REPORT until volume increases. (* revised, U = unavailable)

CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — (2019 crop shipments 0-0-0) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Most shippers expect to begin harvesting on or around March 18, 2019. Expected f.o.b. to begin the week of March 25th. FIRST REPORT

Beans

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (28-18*-30) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices Much lower. 30-pound cartons round green-type Handpicked mostly $12.95. Quality generally good. (* revised)

Beans, French

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

Beans, round green

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (42-54-50) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. Includes palletizing and Cooling.-bushel cartons/crates machine-picked mostly $7.85-8.85. Quality generally good.

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

Beets

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA CROSSINGS — (6-5*-6) — movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices Higher. Cartons bunched 12s red-type mostly $10.95-12.95; Organic red-type $16.45-16.50, Gold-type mostly $11.50-16.45. Quality generally good. (* revised)

Bok choy

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Crossings (6-5*-5, Shipments AZ 1-1-1, CA Light) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices Slightly Lower. 30-pound cartons $12.45-14.55, WGA crates $18.35-23.50. Quality generally good. (* revised)

Broccoli

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (147-138-105) — Movement expected about the same. Supply light. Trading Fairly Active. Prices Higher. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut Short Trim mostly $16-17. Quality variable.

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (43-42-61) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Fairly Active, late Fairly Slow. Prices Much Lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $13.65-15.45, 18s mostly $14.15-15.95; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut $16.35-18.65, Short Trim mostly $21.45-23.65. Organic bunched 14s $18.45-22.45; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut $20.45-24.45. Quality variable. IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (26-29-35) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies light. Trading early active, late fairly slow. Prices crown cut much lower, 14s lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $14-15.95; 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $15-16.95, Short Trim mostly $16- $17.95. Organic cartons bunched 14s $22.95-26.85. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (22-13-22) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices Lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $11-13.85. 20-pound cartons loose crown cut mostly $12- $14, Short Trim mostly $14-17. Quality generally good.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-0-5) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies expected to remain light until the week of March 17, when most shippers expect to be fully Under way. Quality generally good. The first f.o.b. report is expected to be issued the week of March 17.

Brussels sprouts

SOUTH AND CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (43-46*39, shipments 4-2-2) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices Slightly Higher. 25-pound cartons medium mostly $31.95-33.85. Quality generally good. (* revised)

Cabbage

NORTH, CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (95-107-161) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Very Active. Prices round green-type Slightly Higher, Others Generally Unchanged. Cooling included. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium $15-16, Large mostly $14. red-type medium $26-28. Savoy 1 ¾-bushel crates & 40-pound cartons medium $16-18. Quality generally good. LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (21-51*-65) — Movement expected to increase slightly due to increase retail demand for St. Patrick’s Day. Trading red fairly active at lower prices, green fairly active. Prices green slightly higher, red lower. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium $14-16, red-type medium $23-24.50. Quality variable. (* revised)

SAN ANTONIO-WINTERGARDEN DISTRICT TEXAS — Shipments (6-14-15) — Movement expected to increase slightly due to increase retail demand for St. Patrick’s Day. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices Generally Unchanged. 50-pound cartons round green-type medium $14-16, red-type medium mostly $25-26. Quality variable.

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (10-4*-3) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices Slightly Higher. 50-pound cartons medium round green-type mostly $20.95-22.85, red-type $28.95. Quality generally good. (* revised)

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Shipments (AZ 4437-51, CA 8-13-13, Crossings 8-7*-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Fairly Active, late Active. Prices Generally Unchanged. 50-pound cartons medium round green-type mostly $20- $22.25; Organic green and red-type $20.45-24.95. Quality generally good. (*revised)

Calabaza

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

Carrots

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA SHIPMENTS — (190-187-135) — movement expected to increase slightly. trading early moderate, late active. Prices Generally Unchanged. 48 1-pound film bags in sacks medium-large $13-15.85, 50 -pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $15-17.40, 25-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $7-8.70, carton 30 1-pound film bags Baby Peeled $18-20. Organic film bags in sacks medium-large 48 1-pound, 24 2-pound and 10 5-pound $20-28.70; cartons Baby Peeled 24 1-pound, 12 2-pound film bags and 4 5pound film bags mostly $19.50-20.50. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (40-49-43) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly active. Prices slightly higher. 50-pound sacks loose jumbo $7-8. Quality variable.

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (22-17-19) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Sacks medium large 48 1-pound, 24 2-pound, 10 5-pound film bags $15; 50-pound cartons loose jumbo $10-13. Quality generally good.

Cauliflower

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (50-43-74) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late slow. Prices Much Lower. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $20.75-22.45, 9s mostly $18-20.65, 16s mostly $18- $20.50; Organic White 12s mostly $30.4536.95. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA — Shipments (24-20-28) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late slow. Prices Much lower. Cartons film-wrapped White 12s, 9s and 16s mostly $14-16. Quality generally good.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (16-14-23) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies light. Trading early very active, late fairly slow. Prices much lower. Cartons filmed wrapped White 12s mostly $19.95-21.95. Quality variable. SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Shipments (0-0-8) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading Slow. Prices cartons film-wrapped White 12s mostly $16.45-18.75, 9s and 16s mostly $15.45-18.75; Organic White 12s $36.95-39.50. Quality generally good.

Celery

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA SHIPMENTS — (121-111-98) — movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading very active for very light supplies. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons 2-3 dozen mostly $46.65-48.95; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $46.55-47.45. Organic 2-2 ½ dozen $62.95-65.95; Hearts film bags 18s $64.66-67.95. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL VALLEY CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA  — Crossings (49-49*-23, Shipments 13-13-9) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Moderate, late Active. Prices Much Higher. Cartons 2-3 dozen $46.45-48.25. Quality generally good. (* revised)

COACHELLA VALLEY CALIFORNIA AND WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (AZ 55-46-74, CA 27-35-26) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Very Active for very light supplies. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons 2-2 ½ dozen mostly $45.65-46.55, 3 dozen mostly $45.65-47.55; Hearts film bags 18s mostly $42.50-44.55. Organic 2-2 ½ dozen $67.95-68.45; Hearts film bags 18s $55.45-58.45. Quality variable.

Chayote

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

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (4-4*-3*) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. 40-pounds cartons $22-25; 20-pounds cartons few, $10 (* revised)

Chinese cabbage

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Crossings (6-7*-6, Shipments AZ 2-2*-2, CA 0-1*-0#) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Active. Prices crates higher, cartons slightly higher. Nappa WGA crates mostly $27.50-30.35; 30-pound cartons mostly $18.35-18.65. Quality generally good. (#less than 50,000-pounds) (* revised)

Cilantro

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Crossings (9-14*15 — Shipments AZ 3-3*-3, CA 1-0-0#) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices 30s slightly higher, 60s slightly lower. Cartons bunched 60s mostly $15.45-15.50, 30s mostly $14.45- $15.50; Organic 30s $16.45-24.50. Quality generally good. (#less than 50,000-pounds) (* revised)

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (8-6-6) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices Much lower. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s mostly $12.95-14, 30s mostly $8.95-9.95. Quality variable.

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

Corn, sweet

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (97-108-104) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Includes palletizing and Cooling. Wire bound crates yellow 4- 4 1/ 2 dozen $8.95- $10.95, White 4- 4 1 /2 dozen $9.95-10.95, Bi- Color 4- 4 1 /2 dozen $8.95-10.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (42-54-41) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Much Lower. Cartons 4-4 ½ dozen yellow $8.95-10.95, White $14.95-16.95, Bi-Color $8.95- $9.95. Quality variable.

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

Cucumbers

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (234-252-284) — movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Persian, Pickles 200-300s and small conventional cucumber generally unchanged, Long seedless 12s small slightly higher, others lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $14.95-16.95, fair quality $10.95-12.95, ordinary quality mostly $8.95-10.95; small mostly $10.95-12.95, large mostly $12.95-14.95. Cartons 24s $6.95-8.95, 36s $8.95-9.95. Pickles-bushel and 40-45-pound plastic container 200-300s and 300-400 $20.95-22.95, 150-200s mostly $14.95-16.95. Greenhouse Long seedless cartons film-wrapped 12s medium mostly $3.50-4.95, small $3.50-4.95; cartons irregular size fair quality $4.95-5.95. Persian 22-pound cartons small and small-medium $6.95-8.95, medium $5-6. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (126-157-146) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Available supplies very light. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium $18.95-20.95, fair quality $16.95-18.95; large $18.95-20.95. Quality variable. Most present shipments from prior booking and/or previous commitments.

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (31*-46*-29*) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. From Honduras. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium supply in too few hands to quote, fair quality mostly $18, cartons 24s supply in too few hands to quote. Quality good. (* revised)

Eggplant

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (41-45-46) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices Higher. 1-bushel, 1 1/9-bushel and 1 1/6-bushel cartons wrapped 18s mostly $10.95-12.95, 24s mostly $8.95-10.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (10-12-17) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Active. Prices Higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling. Medium are wrapped. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $16.35-18.35, fair quality mostly $10.35.

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

Endive

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (7-3-3) — movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally Unchanged. Cooling included. 1 1 /9-bushel cartons/ crates 18s ( include some 14s and 16s) $12.95. Carton 24s $14.95. Quality generally good.

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Shipments (AZ 1-11, CA Light, Crossings Very Light) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Fairly Slow, late Moderate. Prices Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $11.55-13.65. Quality generally good.

Escarole

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (5-4-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cooling included. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/ crates 18s ( include some 14s and 16s) $12.95. Carton 24s $14.95. Quality generally good.

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ Shipments (CA 1-11 — Shipments AZ Light, Crossings Very Light — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Active at slightly lower prices. Prices Slightly Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $18.45-20.55. Quality generally good.

Ginger root

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via boat (4-3-3) — movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Costa Rica and Honduras lower; Brazil unchanged From Costa Rica, few Honduras Cartons 30-pound cartons mostly $20-24; few Brazil by air $30-32.

Greens

SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (15-15-19) — Movement expected to remain about the same Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Cartons bunched 24s Collards $8-10, Kale $10, Mustard and Turnip Tops $9-10. Quality generally good.

LEXINGTON SOUTH CAROLINA DISTRICT — Shipments (4-14-15) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Turnips and Mustards slightly lower; others unchanged. Supply very light. Demand very good. Market steady. This report is issued on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cartons bunched Kale 24s $13-18 mostly $13 cartons loose Mustard $11-14 mostly $11 Turnip Tops $11-14 mostly $11 various containers bunched Collard 6s $11 various containers loose Collard lse $11-16 mostly $11

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

Greens, kale

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (3-3*-3) — movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices green lower, Lacinato slightly higher. Cartons bunched 24s green mostly $12.95-14.95, Lacinato (Tuscan) $16-19. Quality generally good. (* revised) IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Shipments (AZ 1411-13, CA 1-2-3, Crossings 13-10-10) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Slow, late Moderate. Prices Lower. Cartons bunched 24s Kale green mostly $12.50-14.65; Organic green mostly $24.45-25.95, red mostly $16.45-19.95, Lacinato (Tuscan) mostly $16.45-19.95. Quality generally good.

Leeks

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (6-5-3) — movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. Cartons 12s mostly $9-11.45, Organic mostly $17.50-22.45. Quality and condition variable.

Lettuce, boston

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (4-4-4) — movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $12.55-14.65. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies light. Trading early active, late fairly slow. Prices much lower. Cartons 24s mostly $14.95-16.95, Organic $30.85. Quality generally good.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Harvest expected to begin the week of March 31, with most shippers expecting to begin the week of April 7. Quality expected to be generally good. FIRST REPORT

Lettuce, green leaf

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (54-54-52) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Moderate, late Fairly Slow. Prices Much Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $12.45-14.65, Organic mostly $18.45-22.45. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (10-10-12) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies light. Trading early active, late fairly slow. Prices much lower. Cartons 24s mostly $14.95-16.95. Quality generally good.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Harvest expected to begin the week of March 31, with most shippers expecting to begin the week of April 7. Quality expected to be generally good. FIRST REPORT

Lettuce, iceberg

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (400-343-508) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Fairly Active, late Slow. Prices Much Lower. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $17.55-19.65, 24s film-wrapped mostly $18.55-20.65, 30s film-wrapped mostly $16.45-18.75. Organic 24s film-wrapped $16.45-20.45, 12s film-wrapped $10.45-14.45. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (46-49-44) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies light. Trading early very active, late slow. Prices Much lower. Cartons 24s film-lined mostly $17.95-18.95, 24s film-wrapped mostly $18.95-19.95. Quality variable.

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

Lettuce, red leaf

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (10-10-11) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Moderate, late Fairly Slow. Prices Much Lower. Cartons 24s mostly $12.45-14.65, Organic $18.45-22.45. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (3-3-9) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies light. Trading early active, late fairly slow. Prices much lower. Cartons 24s mostly $14.95-16.95. Quality generally good.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Harvest expected to begin the week of March 31, with most shippers expecting to begin the week of April 7. Quality expected to be generally good. FIRST REPORT

Lettuce, romaine

WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (349-298-396) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Fairly Active, late Fairly Slow. Prices 24s much lower, Hearts 12 3-count slightly lower, Hearts 48s generally unchanged. Cartons 24s mostly $13.35-14.45; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $13.25-14.56, 48s film-lined mostly $15.25-16.45. Organic carton Hearts 12 3-count packages $14.45-18.55. Quality variable.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS CALIFORNIA — Shipments (49-66-57) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices 24s much lower, Hearts lower. Cartons 24s mostly $14.95-16.95; Hearts 12 3-count packages mostly $14-14.95, 48s film-lined mostly $15-15.95. Organic cartons 24s $28.85. Quality variable.

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA — Harvest expected to begin the week of March 31, with most shippers expecting to begin the week of April 7. Quality expected to be generally good. FIRST REPORT

Okra

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via boat (10-8-7*) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Honduras, Dominican Republic. ½-bushel crates/Cartons medium/large mostly $14. Indian-type $10-11. (* revised)

Onions, dry

U.S. — Shipments (1,081*-1,000*-971 — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Idaho and Malheur County Oregon, Columbia Basin Washington, Mexico, Peru, and New York. (* revised)

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY OREGON — Shipments (375-363-391, Includes exports 17-13-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Active. Prices Higher. Yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. 1 50-pound sacks Supercolossal mostly $11-12, colossal mostly $11, jumbo mostly $10-11, medium mostly $11-12; red globe-type U.S. 1 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $8, medium mostly $7-8. COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON — Shipments (408-341-354, Includes exports 69-61- 48) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Active. Prices Higher. Prices yellow Hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal mostly $9.50-10, jumbo mostly $9, medium $10; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $7.50- $9, medium $7.50-9.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (127*-142-122) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Active. Prices Generally Unchanged. Yellow Grano 50-pound sacks col $21-22 jbo mostly $16-18 med mostly $16-18 Grano - Marked sweet 40-pound cartons jbo mostly $18-20 occas lower; White 50-pound sacks jbo mostly $40-45, med mostly $40; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jbo mostly $10, med mostly $10. (* revised)

PERU IMPORTS — repacked at various East Coast shipping points — Shipments (84-70-51) — Movement expected decrease seasonally. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Yellow Granex Marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $20.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (11-14-11) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Yellow globe-type master container 16 3-pound mesh sacks med mostly $13-14.

UTAH — Shipments (26-21-10) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (7-8-6) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA — Shipments (9-10-U) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. (U = unavailable)

Onions, green

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (72-78*-68) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices medium and Iceless Much Lower, others Generally Unchanged. Cartons bunched 48s medium mostly $8.50-10.65, small mostly $6.45-8.50; iceless 4 film bags, 12 bunches per bag mostly $9-11.45. Organic cartons bunched 48s medium $22.45-26.95. Quality and condition variable. (* revised)

LEXINGTON SOUTH CAROLINA DISTRICT — Shipments (2-2-2) — Movement expected to gradually increase. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Lower. Supply very light. Demand very good. Market steady. This report is issued on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Cartons bunched 48s $18-24 mostly $18.

Parsley

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Crossings (5-5-5, Shipments AZ 2-1-3, CA 1-1-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Fairly Slow, late Moderate. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons bunched 60s Curly and Plain mostly $10.25-10.55; Organic bunched 30s Curly and Plain $14.45-18.50. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (5-5-3) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Cartons bunched Curly 60s $10-12.95, 30s mostly $7.95-8.95; Plain 60s mostly $9.95-12, 30s mostly $7.95-8.95. Quality variable.

Peas, green

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA CROSSINGS — (5-6*-5) — movement expected to decrease seasonally as most shippers are finished for the season. Snow Peas and Sugar Snap Peas supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. Light and sporadic crossings expected to continue through March 30. LAST REPORT (* revised)

Peas, snow

GUATEMALA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (10-4-6*) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. Guatemala. 10-pound cartons $8. (* revised)

Peas, sugar

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

Peppers, bell

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (175-192-205, Field Grown 145-156-175, greenhouse 30-36-30) — Movement expected about the same. Supplies very light. Trading early very active, late active. Prices green small, medium and place pack much higher, others higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons green jumbo and extra-large mostly $24.95-26.95, large mostly $22.95-24.95, medium $20.95-22.95, small $18.95-20.95; Place Pack extra-large $26.95- $28.95, large $24.95-26.95; irregular size fair quality green mostly $16.95-18.95, red mostly $34.95. 15-pound cartons red extra-large and large mostly $24.95-26.95. Greenhouse 11-pound cartons red extra-large and large mostly $18.95-22.95, yellow mostly $20.95-22.95, Orange extra-large and large $20.95-22.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (71-70-82, includes Organic 1-1-1) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Exceeds Supply. Prices Much Higher. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 1 1/9-bushel cartons jumbo and extra-large mostly $30.35, large mostly $28.35, irregular size fair quality mostly $26.35. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (87-81-73) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Fairly Active. Prices greenhouse 11-pound cartons red, yellow, and Orange supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments. Quality variable.

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

Peppers, mixed mini sweet

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (18-23-25) — movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Greenhouse and field-grown cartons 12 1--pound film bags mostly $8.95, Organic $8.9512.95. Quality generally good.

Peppers, other

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS CROSSINGS — (66-75-73) — movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Anaheim and Poblano higher, Jalapeno lower, Serrano much lower, Habanero slightly lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons and crates Anaheim mostly $14-16, Jalapeno mostly $17-19, Serrano mostly $18-19, Poblano mostly $14-16. 8-pound cartons Habanero orange mostly $13.85-15. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (57-81-64) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Jalapeno slightly lower, Serrano lower, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel carton per-pound large Anaheim mostly $.40-.45, Jalapeno mostly $.50-.55, Poblano mostly $.45, Serrano mostly $.74-.76, yellow Chile mostly $.60-.65. Quality variable.

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

Potatoes

U.S. — Shipments (1,624*-1,705*-1,844) — The top shipping states, in order, were Idaho, Colorado, Florida, Columbia Basin Washington, and Red River Valley (North Dakota & Minnesota. (* revised)

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY) — Shipments (78*-97*-1,124) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 50-pound carton size A mostly $11-11.50, Tote bags approx. 2000-pounds per cwt size A mostly $16-17, baled 10-5-pound film bags size A mostly $11-11.50. (* revised)

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT IDAHO — Shipments (720-744-805, Includes exports 44-28-42) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading bales slow, others active. Prices carton 40-80s higher, Norkotah carton 100s and bales lower, others generally unchanged. Russet Burbank U.S. 1 baled 10-5-pound film bags non size A $4.50-5.50; 50-pound cartons 40-50s $14, 60-70s $14-15, 80s mostly $13-14, 90s mostly $10.50- $11, 100s $8.50-9; Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 10-5-pound film bags non size A $4.50-5.50; 50-pound cartons 40-50s mostly $12.50-13, 60-70s mostly $13.50, 80s mostly $13, 90s $9, 100s $8-9.

SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO — Shipments (243-247*-277, Includes exports 18-19*-19) — Movement expected to be about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Generally Unchanged. Russet U.S One baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $8.50, baled 10 5-pound film bags size A mostly $9.50, round red 10 5-pound film bags size A mostly $13, yellow-type 10 5-pound film bags size A mostly $13, 50pound cartons 40s mostly $12, 50s mostly $12.50-13 60s mostly $12.50-13, 70s mostly $12.50-13, 80s mostly $12.50-13, 90s mostly $12.50-13, 100s mostly $12.50- $13. U.S Commercial bulk per cwt mostly $10. (* revised)

FLORIDA — Shipments (102-118-142) — Movement expected to remain about the same Trading round White active at slightly lower prices, others active. Prices yellow-type Size A and round red Size B slightly higher, round White slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $14.50-15.50, size B mostly $20.50-22, Creamers ¾-1 5/8-inch mostly $35.50-35.75; 50-pound sacks size A mostly $12.75-13.75, size B $18.75-20.50. Round White U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A $22.50-24.50, size B mostly $14-14.50, Creamers ¾-1 5/8-inch mostly $45.75-50.75; 50-pound sacks size A $20.75-22.75, size B $12.50-12.75. Yellow-type U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $22.75-25.50, size B mostly $14-14.50, Creamers ¾-1 5/8-inch mostly $45.75-50.75; 50-pound sacks size A mostly $20.75-23.75, size B mostly $12.50-12.75.

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON — Shipments (136-140-131, Includes exports 33-39- 35) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Carton 40-80s Active, others moderate Prices Carton 40s higher, carton 90s and bales 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 mostly $12-13, 50-70s $13-14, 80s mostly $12-13, 90s $10-11, 100s mostly $10.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (77-76-77) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Russet cartons 40s-80s active, others slow. Prices Russet cartons 40s-80s higher, others generally unchanged. Russet Norkotah U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags size A mostly $10-10.50, 50-pound cartons 40s-70s mostly $15-16, 80s mostly $14-15, 90s mostly $11.50- $12, 100s mostly $11.5012.00.

HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS TEXAS — Shipments (43-59-59) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. MICHIGAN Shipments (50-60-58) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Unchanged. U.S.One Russet Norkotah size A baled 5 10-pound sacks $10-12.75, baled 10 5-pound sacks $11-13.75.

AROOSTOOK COUNTY MAINE — Shipments (51-48*-52) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Unchanged. U.S. 1 Russet Norkotah/Other varieties 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum baled 10 5-pound sacks mostly $9.50-10, round White 2-inch minimum baled 10 5-pound sacks mostly $9.50-10.50. (* revised)

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA — Shipments (38-40-51) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

NEBRASKA — Shipments (47-40*-39) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. (* revised)

KLAMATH BASIN OREGON AND NORTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (31-28*-26) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. (* revised)

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

NORTHERN COLORADO DISTRICT — Shipments (5-2-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

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

Radishes

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS ARIZONA — Crossings (17-20*-18, shipments 10-8-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices 24s higher, 48s slightly lower. Cartons red bunched 24s mostly $10.45-11.55, 48s $11.95-14.45. Quality variable. (* revised)

SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (6-7-7) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Lower. Cooling included. Carton topped 30-6-ounce film bags red $11.45-12.45. Carton topped 14 1-pound film bags red $11.95-12.95, 40-pound film bags topped red mostly $23.95. Quality generally good.

Rhubarb

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

Spinach 

IMPERIAL/COACHELLA/PALO VERDE VALLEYS CA, CENTRAL/W AZ, MX CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CA/SAN LUIS AZ — Shipments (AZ 5444-50, CA 9-11-10, Crossings 7-8*-5) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early Active, late Fairly Active. Prices Slightly Higher. Cartons bunched Flat 24s mostly $18.65-20.50. Quality generally good. (*revised)

Squash

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (37-41-48, includes Organic 1-1-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Active. Prices Generally Unchanged. Includes palletizing and Cooling. 1 /2-bushel cartons Zucchini small mostly $12.35, medium mostly $10.35, yellow Straightneck small mostly $14.35, medium mostly $12.35. Quality generally good.

Squash, acorn

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (9-5-5) — movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices Slightly Higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons (supplies light) extra-large and medium mostly $20.95, large mostly $20.95-22.95. Quality and condition variable.

Squash, butternut

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (24-27-20) — movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons extra-large $8.95-10.95, large mostly $10.95-12.95, medium mostly $10.95. Quality and condition variable.

Squash, grey

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (15-20-29) — movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices Lower. 4/7-bushel cartons small and small-medium mostly $8.95-10.95, medium $6.95-8.95. Quality variable.

Squash, kabocha

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (8-5-4) — movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices Higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons large $14.95-16.95, medium $12.95-14.95. Quality and condition variable.

Squash, spaghetti

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (27-20-36) — movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices extra-large generally unchanged, others much higher. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium mostly $14.95-16.95, large mostly $15.95-16.95, extra-large mostly $12.95-14.95. Quality and condition variable.

Squash, yellow straightneck

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (30-35-46) — movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices medium lower, others generally unchanged. 4/7-bushel cartons small and small-medium mostly $10.95-12.95, medium mostly $8.95-10.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium-large $6.95- $8.95. Quality variable.

Squash, zucchini

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (115-124-182) — movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late fairly slow. Prices much lower. 4/7-bushel cartons small and small-medium mostly $7.95-8.95, medium $6.95-8.95. 1 1/9-bushel cartons medium-large $4.95-8.95. Quality variable.

Sweet potatoes

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (126-124*-110) — movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange-types U.S. No. 1 $16-18, U.S. No. 1 Petite $11-14, U.S. No. 2 $9-10, No Grade Marks jumbo $10-11. (* revised)

ATWATER LIVINGSTON CALIFORNIA — Shipments (30-25-27) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. 40-pound cartons Orange and red-types U.S. Number One $20-23; No Grade Marks medium $11-12 jumbo $12 $15; White-types U.S. Number One mostly $30, No Grade Marks medium $10-14 jumbo $10-14; Japanese-types U.S. Number One $26-30, No Grade Marks medium $27-30 jumbo mostly $20-22; Organic U.S. Number One Orange and red-types $32-36, No Grade Marks medium $23-25; White-types U.S. Number One $35-38, No Grade Marks medium $23 $25 jumbo $20; Japanese-types U.S. Number One $40-42, No Grade Marks medium $38 jumbo $25. Quality generally good.

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

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

Taro

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (10-6*-7*) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Malanga Blanca slightly higher; others generally unchanged. Mostly Costa Rica, few Jamaica. 40-pounds cartons Eddoes $19-23; 40-pounds cartons Dasheen(Coco Islena) mostly $16; Malanga Lila 40-pounds cartons mostly $36-39, Blanca mostly $34-37. (* revised)

Tomatillos

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (24-22-27) — Movement expected about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Slightly Lower. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates mostly $10-11. Quality variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (12-14-14) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early slow, late moderate. Prices Much higher. 40-pound containers per-pound mostly $.25-.28. Quality generally good.

Tomatoes

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (180-184-201, adapted environment 133-139-151, open field 32-31-34, Controlled Environment 15-14-16) — Movement expected about the same. Supply light. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices Higher. Adapted environment and Open-field Vine-ripes cartons 2-layer 4x4-5x6s $14.95-15.95; 25-pound cartons loose 4x4-5x6 sizes $15.9516.95. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (219-198-181) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Very Active. Prices 6x7 size Generally Unchanged, Others Higher. Extra services included. Prices for March 8th. 25-pound Cartons Loose Mature greens 85% U.S. 1 or Better 5x6 size $13.95, 6x6 size $13.95, 6x7 size $11.95. Quality generally good. Prices Monday, March 11th to be established based on Tuesday’s market.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (141-174-159, Adapted Environment 127-159-146, Open Field 14-15-13) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices Much higher. Open-field and Adapted environment 2-layer Vine-ripes 4x4-5x6s mostly $14.95; 25-pound cartons loose Vine-ripes 4x4-5x6 sizes $14.95-16.95. Quality generally good.

U.S. SHIPPING POINTS — Shipments (20*-20*-8) — Greenhouse. No prices reported. (* revised)

Tomatoes, cherry

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (8-8-5) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Fairly Active for fairly light supplies. Prices Slightly Higher. Extra services included. Flats 12 1-pint baskets with lids mostly $13.95. Quality generally good.

Tomatoes, grape

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (36-41-40, open field 29-30-32, adapted Environment 7-11-8) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices Higher. Open-field and Adapted environment 12 1 pint containers with lids medium-large $5.95-6.95; 20-pound cartons loose medium-large mostly $10.95. Quality generally good. CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (30-32-34, Includes Organic 2-2-2) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fairly Slow. Prices Generally Unchanged. Includes palletizing and cooling. Flats 12-1 pints container with lids mostly $7.95. 20-pound carton loose $13.95. Organic Flats 12 -1 pints container with lids $13.95-14.95. Quality generally good.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (10-9-9) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices much higher. Flats 12 1-pint containers with lids medium-large Adapted environment mostly $7.95-8.95; Open-field $7.95-8.95. Quality generally good.

Tomatoes, plum

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES ARIZONA — Crossings (147-168-173, open field 94-96-89, adapted Environment 53-72-84) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late very active. Prices much higher. Open-field AND Adapted environment 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large and large mostly $14.95, medium mostly $12.95. Quality and condition variable.

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (84-107-94, Adapted Environment 68-84-78, Open Field 15-21-15, Controlled Environment 1-2-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices Much Higher. Adapted environment and Open-field 25-pound cartons loose Roma extra-large and large $17.95-18.95, medium $14.95- $16.95. Quality variable.

CENTRAL AND SOUTH FLORIDA — Shipments (71-72-63) — Movement expected to increase. Trading Very Active. Prices Higher. Extra services included. Prices for March 8th. 25-pound Cartons Loose Roma extra-large $13.95, large $13.95, medium $11.95. Quality generally good. Prices Monday, March 11th to be established based on Tuesday’s market.

Yams (names)

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via boat (2-3*-2) — movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Cartons yellow lower; White slightly lower. Costa Rica and Jamaica 45-pounds cartons yellow $37- $40; White 50-pounds cartons $18-22 (* revised)

Yuca (cassava)

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS — Port of entry: South Florida — Imports via Boat (6-10*-8) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. From Costa Rica, few Nicaragua 37-pounds cartons $15-16 (* revised)