Unless otherwise stated, shipments are for the weeks ending Sept. 5, Sept. 12, and Sept. 19, in that order in thousand hundred-weight (cwt-100,000 lbs) units. Expected movement is for the period Sept. 20-Oct. 3. Prices are for Monday, Sept. 21, compared with Monday, Sept. 14. Unless otherwise stated sales are FOB Shipping Point Basis (including delivered sales FOB Shipping Point Basis) or port of entry and extra services are included. Prices represent open (spot) market sales by first handlers on product of generally good quality and condition unless otherwise stated and may include promotional allowances or other incentives. No consideration is given to after-sale adjustments unless otherwise stated. Brokerage fees paid by shipper are included in the price reported.

Vegetables

ARTICHOKES

CENTRAL AND SOUTH CALIFORNIA


Shipments 9-10-11


Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices 30s generally unchanged, others lower. Cartons Thorned (very wide range in price 18-30s) 12-15s $18-20.45, 18s $15.50-30.97, 24s $17.50-28.45, 30s $14.45-18.75, 36s $12.45-14.97. Quality generally good. Prices from trade sources. No F.O.B. report currently issued.

BROCCOLI

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS


Shipments 158-147-155


SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIFORNIA


Movement expected about the same as the 113 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly active, late slow. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $6.45-8.05, 18s mostly $6.95-8.55, 20 pound cartons loose Crown Cut mostly $8-9.50. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA-GUADALUPE-OCEANO-LOMPOC, CALIF.


Movement expected about the same as the 42 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 14s mostly $5.55-6.50, 18s mostly $6.05-7, 20 pound loose Crown Cut mostly $7.50-8. Quality generally good.

CABBAGE

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS


Shipments 26-24-25


OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF.


Movement expected about the same as the 14 units shipped last week. Trading Green fairly slow, Red moderate. Prices Green lower, Red generally unchanged. 50 and 45 pound cartons 18-24s Round Green type mostly $8.65, Red type $8.65. Quality generally good.

CENTRAL COAST, CALIF.


Movement expected about the same as the 10 units shipped last week. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. 50 pound cartons 18-24s Round Green type $8-10.45, Red type $8-9.45. Quality generally good.

CARROTS

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS


Shipments 126-133-127


KERN DISTRICT, CALIF.


Movement expected about the same as the 126 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 48 1-pound film bags in sacks medium-large mostly $12-13.20, 50 pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $11-12.20. ORGANIC film bags in sacks medium-large 48 1-pound, 24 2-pound and 10 5-pound $19-24.70. Quality generally good.

CAULIFLOWER

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS


Shipments 65-65-65


SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF.


Movement expected about the same as the 50 units shipped last week. Trading slow. Prices 16s slightly lower, 9s lower, 12s generally unchanged. Cartons film wrapped White 12s mostly $6-7.50, 9s and 16s mostly $5.35-6.45. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA-GUADALUPE-OCEANO-LOMPOC, CALIF.


Movement expected about the same as the 15 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices 12s lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons film wrapped White 12s mostly $5.55-6.50, 9s and 16s mostly $5.55-6.15. Quality generally good.

CELERY

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS


Shipments 227-222-228


SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF.


Movement expected to increase over the 179 units shipped last week. Trading early active, late slow. Prices lower. Cartons 2-2 1/2 dozen mostly $7-7.56, 3 dozen mostly $7.45-8.56, 4 dozen (supplies light) $7.35-8.50, Hearts film bags 18s mostly $12.50-13.50. Quality generally good.

SANTA MARIA-GUADALUPE-OCEANO-LOMPOC, CALIF.


Movement expected about the same as the 49 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices 2 dozen generally unchanged, others higher. Cartons 2 dozen mostly $5.50-6.15, 2 1/2 dozen mostly $6-6.50, 3 dozen mostly 6.15-7, 4 dozen mostly $6.50-7. Quality generally good.

CORN

CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA


Shipments 120-46-43


Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Carton 4 dozen minimum White mostly 10.45-10.50. Quality generally good.

GREENS

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS


Shipments 2-3-3


CENTRAL COAST, CALIF.


Movement expected about the same as the 2 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 48s Kale mostly $6.65-7.65. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF.


Movement expected about the same as the 1 unit shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons bunched 48s Kale mostly $5.65-6.65. Quality generally good. Prices from trade sources. No FOB report currently issued. First FOB report expected to be issued in early October.

LETTUCE, ICEBERG

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS


Shipments 579-541-582


SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF.


Movement expected about the same as the 508 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly active, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Cartons 24s mostly $8.05-9, film lined 24s mostly $8.50-10.50, filmwrapped 24s mostly $9.50-11.50, filmwrapped 30s (supplies light) $7-8. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF.


Movement expected about the same as the 74 units shipped last week. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices lower. Carton film lined 24s mostly $7.65-8.50, filmwrapped 24s mostly $8.65-9.25. Quality generally good.

LETTUCE, ROMAINE

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS


Shipments 273-278-265


SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF.


Movement expected about the same as the 247 units shipped last week. Trading early slow, late very slow. Prices lower. Carton 24s (wide range in price) mostly $6.05-8.05. 12-3 count packages Hearts mostly $10.50-12.50. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF.


Movement expected about the same as the 13 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. Cartons 24s mostly $6-7. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF.


Movement expected to increase slightly over the 5 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. Cartons 24s $5.65-7.15. Quality generally good. Prices from trade sources. No FOB report currently issued.

LETTUCE, OTHER

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS


Shipments 62-60-63


SALINAS-WATSONVILLE, CALIF.


Movement expected about the same as the 53 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. Carton 24s Green Leaf mostly $5.05-6.56, Red Leaf mostly $6.05-8.05, Boston mostly $6.45-7.50. Quality variable.

SANTA MARIA, CALIF.


Movement expected about the same as the 8 units shipped last week. Trading Green Leaf slow, Red Leaf fairly slow. Prices lower. Carton 24s Green and Red Leaf mostly $6-6.45. Quality generally good.

OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF.


Movement expected about the same as the 2 units shipped last week. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. Carton 24s Green Leaf $5.65-7.15 and Red Leaf $5.65-7.65. Quality generally good. Prices from trade sources. No FOB report currently issued.

ONIONS, DRY

UNITED STATES


Shipments (including imports) 816*-795*-892


The top

shipping areas for the week, in order, were Columbia Basin, Wash., Idaho and Malheur County Oregon; Colorado, Southern California, and New York. In the Market News Service weekly survey of roughly 17,000 individual stores, 3,995 retail stores had onions on ad (3-pound bag of yellow and Sweet Yellow onions by the pound). This was a thirty-three percent decrease from last week and a 26 percent decrease from a year ago. *revised.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE.


Shipments 293-277-346 (includes export of 62-61-85)


Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices Yellow 40-pound carton generally unchanged, others lower. Yellow Hybrid 50-pound sacks jumbo $6, medium mostly $5.50. Yellow Hybrid-Marked Sweet 40-pound carton jumbo $12, White Type 50-pound sack jumbo $7, medium 15-7, Red Globe Type 25-pound sack jumbo mostly $6-6.50, medium mostly $4-4.50. Unofficial prices for Monday, Sept. 21, organic Yellow Hybrid 50-pound jumbo sack $13-14, 40-pound carton jumbo $11.75-13, 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium $11-14.50. Shipments for the season to date were 5,031 (400-cwt), which is a two percent decrease from the last season total-to-date shipments of 5,146 (400-cwt).

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY OREGON


Shipments 121-103-304


Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. One 50-pound sack super colossal $11-12, colossal $7-8, jumbo mostly $6, medium $5.50-6, White Type U.S. One large 50-pound sacks mostly $8, medium mostly $7-8, Red Globe Type U.S. One 25-pound sacks large mostly $8, medium mostly $5-6. Shipments for the season to date total were 2,967 (400-cwt), a significant increase from the last season total-to-date shipments of 1,532 (400-cwt).

ONIONS FOR PROCESSING

WESTERN UNITED STATES


Shipments 71*-64*-61


Movement expected to remain about the same. *revised.

PARSLEY

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS


Shipments 4-3-4


CENTRAL COAST, CALIF.


Movement expected about the same as the 3 units shipped last week. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons bunched 60s Curly mostly $9-9.45 and Plain mostly $9-10. Quality generally good.

PEAS, GREEN

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA


Shipments 1-1-1


Movement expected about the same. Trading Snow type active, Sugar Snap type fairly active. Prices Snow type higher, Sugar Snap type generally unchanged. 10 pound cartons Snow type mostly $18-20.65 and Sugar Snap type mostly $14.50-16.65. Quality variable.

PEPPERS, BELL TYPE

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF.


Shipments 77-84-104


Movement increased the week of September 13 due to unseasonably warm temperatures and is expected to remain about the same. Trading Green moderate, Red slow. Prices Green medium and irregular size slightly higher, jumbo slightly lower, Red much lower. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green jumbo mostly $6.45-7.50, extra large mostly $7.95-8.95, large mostly $7.85-8.50, medium mostly $7.45-8.50, irregular size fair quality mostly $5-6, Red irregular size fair quality $10.95-12.95. 15 pound cartons Red extra large and large mostly 9.95-10.95. Quality Red variable, Green generally good.

SOUTH DISTRICT, CALIF.


Shipments 49-63-54


Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Red 15 pound carton extra large and large mostly $10.10-10.95, 1 1/9 bushel cartons irregular size fair quality $12.10-12.95; Yellow 15 pound carton extra large and large mostly $14.95, 1 1/9 bushel cartons irregular size fair quality mostly $16.10-16.95. Quality generally good.

POTATOES

UNITED STATES


Shipments (not including imports) 1827*-1651*-1720


The top shipping states, in order, were Idaho, Columbia Basin Washington/Umatilla Basin Oregon, Colorado, Wisconsin, and Big Lake Minnesota. The Market News Service survey of roughly 17,000 retail stores had potatoes on ad last week in 6,888 stores. This was a 32 percent increase from the 5,216 stores the previous week. Diesel prices averaged $2.62 per gallon, which a decrease of one cent from the previous week, for the national average in the latest Energy Department weekly survey. *revised.

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS, BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO


Shipments 496-456*-589


Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly lower. Russet Burbank U.S. One 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum baled 5 10-pound film bags non size A $4.50-5.25, 50-pound cartons 40-100s $8. Russet Norkotah U.S. One 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum baled 5 10-pound film bags non size A $4.50-5, 50-pound cartons 40-100s mostly $6.50-7. Growers are putting potatoes in storage. Some sheds were running on partial schedules due to the warm days at the end of last week. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported that the temperatures ranged from seven to twelve degrees above normal. Also according to NASS, as of the week ending Sept. 20, 86 percent of the vines are dying or have been killed. Statewide, 15 percent of the crop has been harvest. Shipments to date are 2,447,000 cwt, compared to the shipments to date last season of 1,640,000 cwt. *revised.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE.


Shipments 328*-252-288 (includes export of 46*-37-37)


Movement expected to remain about the same as growers continue putting potatoes in storage. Trading baled moderate, cartons fairly slow. Prices baled generally unchanged, cartons slightly lower. Russet Norkotah U.S. One 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum baled 5 10-pound film bags non size A $5-5.50. 50-pound cartons 40-80s $6-7, 90-100s $7. Growers are putting potatoes into storage. Some sheds are running on partial schedules due in part to going into storage and because of market conditions. Shipments to date are 1,921,000 cwt, a six percent decrease from the shipments to date last season of 2,053,000 cwt. *revised.

NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON


Shipments 24-26-20


Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading Yellow Type fairly slow, others moderate. Prices Round Red size A higher, others generally unchanged. Round Red U.S. One 50-pound carton size A mostly $13-14, size B mostly $18, Creamers mostly $30-32; Round White U.S. One 50-pound carton size A mostly $18, size B mostly $12, Creamers mostly $30-32; Yellow Type U.S. One 50-pound carton size A mostly $18, size B mostly $12-14, Creamers mostly $32-34. Shipments to date are 75,000 cwt, a seventeen percent increase from shipments to date last season of 64,000 cwt.

STOCKTON-DELTA DISTRICT


Shipments 40-30*-14


Movement expected to decrease sharply as shipments are generally complete by week ending Sept. 19. Supplies insufficient to establish a market. The season to date shipments were 677,000 cwt, compared to the same week last season of 612,000 cwt. *revised.

KLAMATH BASIN, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA, AND OREGON


Shipments 5-3-3


Movement expected to increase as shippers begin harvest. Most of the Russets being harvested are going into storage. Only three shippers are currently shipping current week.

POTATOES FOR PROCESSING

IDAHO


Open-market trading by processors with growers was inactive. Processors are putting potatoes into storage, although some are only working part days due to warm afternoon temperatures. The National Agricultural Statistics Service reported that the temperatures ranged from seven to twelve degrees above normal.

SPINACH

CENTRAL COAST, CALIF.


Shipments 9-8-9


Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Cartons Flat type bunched 24s mostly $10.45-11.95. Quality generally good.

SWEET POTATOES

ATWATER, LIVINGSTON DISTRICT, CALIF.


Shipments 8-10-11


Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. 40 pound cartons Orange Types U.S. No. One 20-21, No Grade Marks medium mostly $8-9, jumbo mostly $12; Red Types U.S. No. One $19-21, No Grade Marks medium $8-9, jumbo $11-12; White Types U.S. No. One mostly $27-29, No Grade Marks medium mostly $10-12, jumbo mostly $12-13; Japanese Types U.S. No. One mostly $28, No Grade Marks medium mostly $21, jumbo $20-22.

TOMATOES

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA


Shipments 210-216-244


Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices extra large lower from a market high on Tuesday, Sept. 15; others generally unchanged. 25 pound cartons loose Mature Greens extra large, large and medium mostly $8.95. Quality variable.

TOMATOES, CHERRY

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA


Shipments 3-3-4


Movement expected about the same. Trading early fairly slow, late moderate. Prices slightly higher. Flats 12 1-pint baskets mostly $8.50-9.50. Quality generally good.

TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE

CENTRAL CALIFORNIA


Shipments 21-25-22


Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 25 pound carton loose extra large and large $13.95, medium $11.95. Quality generally good.

Fruit

APPLES

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON


2009 CROP Shipments 307-370-496 (includes exports 85-109-132)


Movement expected to increase. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. Washington Extra Fancy carton tray pack Red Delicious 72-88s $20-22, 100-113s $18-20, 125s $16-18. Golden Delicious 72-80s $20-22, 88s $20, 100s mostly $16-17, 113-125s $14-16. Gala 72-80s $22-24, 88s $20-22, 100s $16-18, 113s $16, 125s $14-16. Quality generally good. Gala harvest continues in full swing. Weather is good for harvest with daytime highs in the 70-80 FS and lows mostly in the 40s. Exports to (listed by volume in descending order): Canada, Taiwan, Hong Kong, United Arab Emirates, Thailand, Mexico, Colombia, Vietnam, United Kingdom, Saudi Arabia, Guatemala, El Salvador, Russia, Jordan, Indonesia, Costa Rica, Singapore, Dominican Republic, Panama, Kuwait, Qatar, Malaysia, Honduras, Philippines, Jamaica, Trinidad-Tobago, and Nicaragua.

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF.


Shipments 53-60-57


Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Fuji early active, late moderate, Granny Smith slow. Prices Granny Smith and Fuji cartons tray pack 100s and larger lower, others generally unchanged. U.S. Extra Fancy cartons tray pack Granny Smith 72s $24.50-26.50, 80s $24.50-26.50, 88s $22.50-24.50, 100s $14.50-16.50, 113s $12.50-14.50, 138s $12.50-14.50; Fuji 72s $34.50-36.50, 80s $34.50-36.50, 88s $32.50-34.50, 100s $30.50-32.50, 113s $22.50-24.50, 125s mostly $22.50. U.S. Extra fancy cartons 12 3-pound film bags Granny Smith 2 1/2" minimum $12.50-14.50, 2 1/4" minimum $10.50-12.50; Fuji 2 1/2" minimum $20.50-22.50. Extra services included.

BLUEBERRIES

OREGON/WASHINGTON


Shipments 6-6-5


Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading moderate. Prices higher. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids medium-large mostly Elliot, mostly $21-23.90, Flats 12 4.4-ounce cups with lids medium-large mostly Elliot, mostly $18-20.90. Includes palletizing and cooling. Quality variable, but generally good. Some late fruit in the Willamette Valley and Southwestern Washington has been damaged by Spotted Wing Drosophila larvae.

GRAPEFRUIT

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF.


Shipments Light


Movement expected to decrease as remaining handlers expect to finish marketing the crop the current week, September 20. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 7/10 bushel cartons Ruby Reds Shippers First Grade 23s $14.48-15.50, 27s $14.48-16.50, 32s mostly $13.48-13.98, 36s $11.48-12.50, 40s $10.98-11.98, 48s $10.48-11.50, 56s $9.48-11.23. Quality generally good. Prices from industry sources. No FOB report currently issued. LAST REPORT.

GRAPES, TABLE

KERN DISTRICT, CALIF.


Shipments 662-608-562


Movement expected decrease slightly. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. 19 pound lugs bagged Black Seedless large mostly $18.10, Thompson Seedless large $16.10-18.10, Red Globe large $16.10-18.10, Crimson Seedless large $16.10-18.10, Scarlet Royal large mostly $17.10-18.10. Extra services included.

SAN JOAQUIN DISTRICT, CALIF.


Shipments 182-151-148


Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices higher. 19 pound lugs bagged Thompson Seedless large mostly $14.10-16.10, Black Seedless large mostly $16.10, Red Globe large $14.10-15.10, Crimson Seedless large mostly $16.10. Extra services included.

HONEYDEWS

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF.


Shipments 167-157-149


Movement expected to decrease. Trading 5s active for light supplies, others moderate. Prices 5s generally unchanged, others slightly lower. 2/3 cartons 5s mostly $5-5.50, 6s mostly $5.50-6, 8s mostly $5-5.50. Quality generally good.

LEMONS

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF.


Shipments Moderate


Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 7/10 bushel cartons Shippers First Grade 75s mostly $34.48-35.50, 95s mostly $39.48-39.98, 115s mostly $36.48-37.50, 140s mostly $27.48-28.98, 165s mostly $21.48-22.50, 200s $20.48-22.50, 235s mostly $20.48-21.50; Shippers Choice 75-95s mostly $22.48-24.50, 115s mostly $23.48-24.50, 140s $22.48-23.98, 165s $19.48-20.98, 200s $18.48-20.98, 235s mostly $17.48-18.50; Standard 95-115s $16.48-18.98, 140-165s $15.98-17.50, 200s $14.98-17.50; ORGANIC Shippers First Grade 75-115s $40.30-46.80, 140s mostly $36.80-43.30. Quality generally good. A few more handlers expected to begin marketing very light supplies of district three (lower California desert and Arizona) fruit the current week of Sept. 20.

MELONS

CANTALOUPES

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF.


Shipments 577-528-474


Movement expected to decrease. Trading 9-12s active, others moderate. Prices generally unchanged. 1/2 cartons 9s mostly $6.50-7, 12s mostly $4.50-5, 15-18s mostly $4. Quality generally good. Most sales of 18s packed to order only.

NECTARINES

CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF.


Shipments 118-126-104


Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices 25 carton loose lower, others generally unchanged. The primary Yellow Flesh varieties currently are September Red and Burnectfour. Various Yellow Flesh Varieties cartons two-layer tray pack 44s $14.10-15.10, 40-42s $14.10-15.10, 48-50s $12.10-13.10; 25 pound cartons loose 54-56 size $12.10-14.10, 60-64 size mostly $10.10-12.10. Extra services included.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON


Shipments Moderate


Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons 2-layer tray pack Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 34-36s mostly $16, 40-44s mostly $14-15, 48-50s $12-14, 56-56s $12. Quality generally good. Current varieties include: Honey Royal, Supreme Red, and Washington Pride.

ORANGES

SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF.


Shipments Fairly Light


Movement expected about the same. Trading Shippers First Grade and Choice 113-138s active for light supplies, others fairly slow. Prices Shippers First Grade 48-56s generally unchanged, others slightly higher. 7/10 bushel cartons Valencia Shippers First Grade 48-56s mostly $14.48-16.50, 72s mostly $14.48-15.50, 88-113s $14.48-15.98, 138s $13.48-14.98; Shippers Choice 48-56s mostly $11.48-12.98, 72s mostly $12.48-13.50, 88-113s mostly $13.98-14.98, 138s mostly $12.48-13.50. Quality generally good. Packing sheds generally operating on partial schedules. Packouts generally peaking heavily to 72 size fruit, followed by 88s and 56s.

PEACHES

CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF.


Shipments 151-127-108


Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. The primary Yellow Flesh varieties currently are Autumn Flame, and Ryan Sun. Various Yellow Flesh Varieties cartons two-layer tray pack 44s mostly $12.10-13.10, 40-42s mostly $12.10-13.10, 48-50s $11.10-12.10; 25 pound cartons loose 48-50 size mostly $13.10-14.10, 54-56 size mostly $11.10-12.10, 60-64 size $11.10-12. Extra services included.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON


Shipments 32-36-34


Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Washington Extra Fancy Cartons 2-layer tray pack Various Yellow Flesh Varieties 34-36s $14-16, 40-44s mostly $14, 48-50s $12-13, 54-56s $10-11. Quality generally good. Current varieties include: Brendasun, Diamond Princess, Elegant Lady, O'Henry, Ryan Sun, Summer Sweet, Sweet Dream, and Zee Lady.

PEARS

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON


Shipments 68-76-129 includes exports 37-35-67)


Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly active. Prices 70-80s and 110s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. 4/5 bushel cartons wrapped U.S. One Bartlett 70-90s $20-22, 100s $16-18, 110s $12-14, 120s $12-14, 135s $11-13. A few more Bosc are expected current week. Quality generally good. Exports to (listed by volume in descending order): Mexico, Brazil, Canada, United Arab Emirates, Colombia, Russia, India, Guatemala, El Salvador, Honduras, Costa Rica, Jamaica, Malaysia, and Nicaragua.

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS


Shipments 98-103-97


SACRAMENTO AND SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF.


Shipments 62-55-51


Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices Golden Bosc lower, others generally unchanged. Bartlett 36 pound cartons tight fill 80 size supplies insufficient to quote, 90 size $12-13, 100 size $10-11, 110 size $9-10, 120 size mostly $9; 40 pound cartons/boxes 70s $18-19, 80s $18-19, 90s mostly $16-17, 100s mostly $13, 110s $12, 120s $12. Golden Bosc 40 pound cartons/boxes 70s mostly $20-21, 80s $20-21, 90s $19-20, 100s $18, 110s $16. ORGANIC: Bartlett 40 pound cartons/boxes 70s $27-28, 80s $27-28, 90s mostly $24, 100s $20-22.90, 110s mostly 18. Extra services included.

MENDOCINO-LAKE COUNTY DISTRICT, CALIF.


Shipments 36-48-46


Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Bartlett 40 pound cartons/boxes and 36 pound cartons tight fill 120 and 135 sizes generally unchanged, others lower. Bartlett 36 pound cartons tight fill 80 size $15-16, 90 size $14-15, 100 size mostly 12, 110 size mostly $10, 120 size $9-10, 135 size mostly $9; 40 pound cartons/boxes 70s mostly $19-20, 80s mostly $19-20, 90s $16-18, 100s mostly $14-15, 110s $13, 120s $12-12.50, 135s $12. Golden Bosc 40 pound cartons/boxes 70s $22-23, 80s $22-23, 90s $18-20, 100s $18-19. Extra services included.

PLUMS AND PRUNES

CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF.


Shipments 98-99-75


Movement expected to decrease. Trading moderate. Prices lower.. 28 pound cartons loose Angeleno 30-35 size $21.10-22.10, 40-45 size $18.10-20.10, 50-55 size $18.10-20.10, 60-65 size mostly $16.10; 70-75 size $14.10-15.10. 28 pound cartons loose Interspecific Type Flavor Fall 30-35 size $19.10-21.10, 40-45 size mostly $18.10-20.10, 50-55 size $18.10-20.10, 60-65 size $16.10-18.10. Extra services included.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON


Shipments 5-6-4


Movement expected to decrease. Supplies insufficient to establish a market. LAST REPORT.

RASPBERRIES

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE DISTRICT, CALIF.


Shipments 22-24-21


Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly active. Prices generally unchanged. Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Red $14-16. ORGANIC: Flats 12 6-ounce cups with lids Red $14-16.90. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

STRAWBERRIES

ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS


Shipments 301-312-224


SALINAS-WATSONVILLE DISTRICT, CALIF.


Shipments 271-276-188


Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices flats 12 1-pint baskets and organic unchanged, others higher. Flats 12 1-pint baskets medium $10.90-12. Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium 9-10. Flats 4 2-pound containers with lids medium 9$-10. ORGANIC: Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids medium mostly $14-16. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality. Some rain damaged berries being diverted to processing.

SANTA MARIA DISTRICT, CALIF.


Shipments 30-36-36


Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early moderate, late active. Prices higher. Flats 8 1-pound containers with lids small-medium $9-10. Flats 4 2-pound containers with lids small-medium $9-10. Includes palletizing and cooling. Wide range in quality.

WATERMELONS

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF.


Shipments 221-75-59 (Seedless 201-71-59, Seeded 20-4-0)


Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading early fairly slow, late fairly active. Prices slightly higher. 24 inch bins per pound Red Flesh Seedless type approximately 45 count $.18-.20, approximately 60 count $.16-.18. Quality generally good.

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