Shipping Point Vegetable Recap Report - Washington, DC
USDA - Fri Sep 14, 7:13PM CDT
WASHINGTON, DC 14-SEP-2018                                                                                                                            
WA_FV102                                                                                                                                              
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Recap of Available Shipping Point Vegetable FOB for Friday, September 14, 2018                                                                        
                                                                                                                                                      
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                                                                                             
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
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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 the                                                                            
shipper are included in the price reported. Delivered Sales, Shipping Point                                                                           
Basis excludes all charges for freight.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                      
Basis of Sale Definitions:                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                      
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis - This means that the product quoted                                                                                
or sold is to be placed free on board the boat, car, or other agency of                                                                               
the through land transportation at shipping point, in "suitable shipping                                                                              
condition", and that the buyer assumes all risk of damage and delay in                                                                                
transit not caused by the seller irrespective of how the shipment is                                                                                  
billed. The buyer shall have the right of inspection at destination                                                                                   
before goods are paid for to determine if the product shipped complied                                                                                
with the terms of the contract or order at time of shipment, subject to                                                                               
the provisions covering suitable shipping conditions.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                                      
Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis - This means that the product is                                                                                
to be Delivered by the seller on board the car, truck, or on the dock if                                                                              
delivered by boat, at the market in which the buyer is located, or at                                                                                 
such other market as is agreed upon, free of any and all charges for                                                                                  
transportation or protective service. The seller assumes all risks of                                                                                 
loss or damage in transit not caused by the buyer.                                                                                                    

                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
BENTON HARBOR Shipping Point Prices as of 14-SEP-2018                           
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                

MICHIGAN                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons Round Green Type med    
11.00-12.85 mostly 11.85-12.85                                                 
---CELERY: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Extra Services extra.            
cartons/crates 2 dz 12.50-13.00  occasional lower 2 1/2 dz 12.50-13.00         
occasional lower 3 dz 13.50-14.00  occasional lower cartons film bags Hearts   
24s 22.65  18s 17.00-18.00                                                     
---CORN-SWEET: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD.  cartons/crates Bi-Color 4 dz 
min 12.00-12.85  occasional higher and lower.  Light shipments next 5-7 days.  
LAST REPORT.                                                                   
---CUCUMBERS: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY. supplies in few hands.  Most
shippers filling commitments. 1 1/9 bushel cartons med 20.00-20.85  occasional 
higher fr qual 10.00-10.85  occasional high as 12.85 cartons 24s 8.00-9.85     
occasional higher                                                              
---EGGPLANT: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY FOR MEDIUM, MODERATE FOR      
OTHERS. Supplies in few hands.  Shippers filling prior commitments.  Too few   
new sales to estanblish a market.                                              
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET FIRM.  1 1/9 bushel cartons Green   
jbo 14.00-14.85  few including prior commitments low as 12.85 exlge 14.00-14.85
few including prior commitments low as 12.85 lge 12.00-12.85  few including    
prior commitments low as 10.85 med fr qual 10.00-10.85  few including prior    
commitments low as 8.85                                                        
---SQUASH: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY. Supplies in few hands. Shippers
mostly filling prior commitments, with few new sales. 1/2 bushel cartons       
Zucchini sml 16.00-18.85 mostly 16.85-18.85 med 12.00-16.85 mostly 14.85-16.85 
Yellow Straightneck sml 16.00-18.85 mostly 16.85-18.85 med 14.00-16.85 mostly  
14.85-16.85                                                                    
---TOMATOES: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE.  25 lb cartons loose Vine Ripes 5x5
sz 12.00-14.95 mostly 12.00-13.95 5x6 sz 12.00-14.95 mostly 12.00-13.95 6x6 sz 
12.00-14.95 mostly 12.00-12.95 cartons 2 layer Vine Ripes 4x4s 12.00-14.95     
mostly 12.00-13.95 4x5s 12.00-14.95 mostly 12.00-13.95 5x5s 12.00-14.95 mostly 
12.00-13.95                                                                    
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE.  25 lb cartons loose    
Roma exlge 12.00-14.95 mostly 12.00-13.95 lge 8.00-10.95                       

NEW YORK                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---CORN-SWEET: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET YELLOW SLIGHTLY HIGHER, BI-COLOR ABOUT      
STEADY.  wirebound crates Yellow 4 dz min 11.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-14.00       
Bi-Color 4 dz min 10.00-13.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 few high as 14.00             

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK                                                   
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---BEANS: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Includes     
palletizing and cooling. 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates Round Green Type Machine  
Picked 14.00-16.00  few fair quality and appearance lower, occasional higher   
---CABBAGE: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Most large size being moved under      
pre-season contract. Prices represent few new large sales. 50 lb cartons Round 
Green Type med 8.00-10.00  mostly 9.00, few higher, occasional fair quality    
lower bulk per lb lge .14-.18 mostly .15-.16                                   

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 14-SEP-2018                                 
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH ARIZONA, CALIFORNIA AND TEXAS                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---ASPARAGUS: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.   
Extra services included. 11 lb cartons/crates bunched Green jbo 30.75-34.75    
occasional lower lge 26.75-32.75 mostly 28.75-30.75 occasional lower std       
22.75-26.75 mostly 22.75-24.75 sml 9.75-10.75  occasional higher               

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 14-SEP-2018                                  
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---BEANS: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. GUATEMALA. 5  
lb cartons bagged Haricot Vert (French Type) 6.00-7.00  occas higher           
---PEAS GREEN: SUPPLY SUGAR SNAP VERY LIGHT; SNOW PEAS FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND    
MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. GUATEMALA. 10 lb cartons Snow Peas Decalyxed    
16.00-17.00  occas lower Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed   supply in too few hands to
quote                                                                          

PERU IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA                                    
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---ASPARAGUS: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Via air   
and boat  Wide range in quality. 11 lb cartons bunched jbo 29.50-30.50  exlge  
supply in too few hands to quote lge 24.00-26.00 mostly 25.00-25.75 occas lower
std 21.00-23.00 mostly 22.00-22.75 occas lower sml 14.00-15.00  occas lower    
white lge 19.00-20.00  std 19.00-20.00                                         
---PEAS GREEN: SUPPLY SUGAR SNAP LIGHT; SNOW PEAS MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE.   
MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Via air and boat  Wide range in quality. 10 lb cartons    
Snow Peas Decalyxed 18.00-21.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 occas high as 22.00-23.00   
Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 21.00-23.50 mostly 22.00-23.00 occas higher          

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
ORLANDO Shipping Point Prices as of 14-SEP-2018                                
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

EASTERN TENNESSEE VIRGINIA EASTERN SHORE                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---TOMATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included. Most  
prices are from Eastern Tennessee. 25 lb cartons loose Mature Greens 85% U.S.  
One or Better 5x6 sz 12.95-13.95  Eastern Shore Virginia  one label 13.95 6x6  
sz 12.95-13.95  Eastern Shore Virginia one label 13.95 6x7 sz 11.95  Eastern   
Shore Virginia one label 12.95                                                 
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra Services       
included. 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 13.95  lge 13.95  med 11.95           

SOUTH FLORIDA                                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---OKRA: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Includes         
palletizing and precooling. 1/2 bushel cartons sml-med 10.35  occas higher     

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 14-SEP-2018                                
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC ASIAN VEGETABLES                                                          
2018 Season                                                                    
---BOK CHOY: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services 
included. 30 lb cartons 14.45-20.55 mostly 17.65-19.50 occasional higher 50 lb 
cartons   supplies in too few hands to establish a market WGA crates   supplies
in too few hands to establish a market                                         
---CHINESE CABBAGE: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 
Wide range in price. WGA crates Nappa 22.95-25.50  occasional lower 50 lb      
cartons Nappa 18.95-23.00  occasional lower 30 lb cartons Nappa 14.45-20.55    
mostly 16.35-16.65                                                             

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC HERBS                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---ANISE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. Extra services included.     
cartons 24s 11.45-15.65 mostly 12.85-14.50 occasional higher and lower ORGANIC 
cartons 12s 10.45-15.95 mostly 12.00-14.45                                     
---CILANTRO: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET 30S SLIGHTLY HIGHER, 60S ABOUT STEADY. Extra  
services included.  Wide range in quality. cartons bunched 30s 14.45-16.65     
occasional higher and lower 60s 17.85-21.50 mostly 18.45-20.65 occasional      
higher and lower ORGANIC cartons bunched 30s 14.45-22.95 mostly 16.45-22.95    
occasional higher                                                              

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included.  
50 lb cartons Round Green Type 18-24s 13.50-16.45 mostly 14.00-15.45 ORGANIC 50
lb cartons Round Green Type 18-24s 18.45-20.95  Red Type 18-24s 18.45-24.00    
mostly 18.45-20.95                                                             
---ENDIVE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.      
cartons 24s 7.45-9.65  few 11.50 occasional lower                              
---ESCAROLE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.    
cartons 24s 9.45-11.55 mostly 9.45-10.65 few high as 12.50 occasional lower    
---GREENS: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.   
cartons bunched Kale green 24s 7.45-10.65 mostly 8.45-9.50 occasional lower    
ORGANIC cartons bunched Kale green 24s 12.45-18.95 mostly 14.45-18.95          
occasional lower red 24s 10.45-16.00  occasional higher and lower Lacinato     
(Tuscan) 24s 12.45-18.00  occasional higher and lower                          
---ONIONS GREEN: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services       
included. cartons bunched Leeks 12s 9.50-13.50 mostly 10.45-12.65 occasional   
higher ORGANIC cartons bunched Leeks 12s 10.50-20.00 mostly 14.45-16.45        
---PARSLEY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.     
cartons bunched Curly 60s 9.00-11.15 mostly 9.45-10.75 occasional higher and   
lower Plain 60s 9.45-11.75 mostly 9.45-11.55 occasional higher and lower       
ORGANIC cartons bunched Curly 30s 14.45-20.00 mostly 14.45-16.45 Plain 30s     
13.50-16.95 mostly 14.45-16.95                                                 
---SPINACH: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included.  
cartons bunched Flat 24s 14.65-16.55  some high as 18.55 occasional lower      
ORGANIC cartons bunched Flat 24s 15.85-26.45 mostly 20.00-26.45 occasional     
lower                                                                          

CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                    
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---ARTICHOKES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET 18-36S LOWER, 12S ABOUT STEADY.     
Extra services included. cartons Globe 12s 12.55-12.65  one label 14.55 18s    
7.55-12.55 mostly 9.55-11.55 24s 7.55-12.55 mostly 9.55-11.55 one label 14.55  
30s 7.55-10.55 mostly 7.55-9.65 36s 7.55-10.55 mostly 7.55-9.65 ORGANIC cartons
Globe 12s 22.00-25.55  18s 24.00-25.55  24s 25.55  30s 25.55                   
---TOMATOES: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included. 25  
lb cartons loose Mature Greens xlge 7.95-8.95  occasional higher and lower lge 
7.95-8.95  occasional higher and lower med 7.95-8.95 mostly 7.95 occasional    
lower                                                                          
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND VERY GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra        
services included. 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 8.95-10.95 mostly 9.95-10.95 
occasional higher lge 8.95-10.95 mostly 8.95-9.95 occasional higher med        
7.95-8.95 mostly 7.95                                                          

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CARROTS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.     
sacks 48 1-lb film bags med-lge 12.00-15.85 mostly 13.00-15.85 50 lb sacks     
loose jbo 12.00-20.40 mostly 13.00-16.00 25 lb sacks loose jbo 6.00-10.20      
mostly 6.50-8.00 cartons 30 1-lb film bags Baby Peeled 18.00-20.00 mostly      
18.00-19.00 ORGANIC sacks 48 1-lb film bags med-lge 18.00-19.00  few 28.70     
sacks 24 2-lb film bags med-lge 18.00-19.00  few 28.70 sacks 10 5-lb film bags 
med-lge 18.00-19.00  occasional higher cartons 24 1-lb film bags Baby Peeled   
19.00-25.50 mostly 19.00-19.50 cartons 12 2-lb film bags Baby Peeled           
19.00-25.50 mostly 19.00-19.50 cartons 4 5-lb film bags Baby Peeled 19.00-25.50
mostly 19.00-19.50                                                             

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA                                             
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---CUCUMBERS: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND 36S GOOD, OTHERS GOOD AT SLIGHTLY LOWER
PRICES. MARKET 36S ABOUT STEADY, OTHERS SLIGHTLY LOWER. Extra services         
included. Many present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous           
commitments at lower prices.  GREENHOUSE 1 1/9 bushel cartons med 30.95-34.95  
mostly 30.95 fr qual 28.95  ord qual 18.95-20.95 mostly 18.95 sml 22.95-26.95  
mostly 24.95 lge 28.95  36s 16.95-18.95 mostly 16.95-17.95 ORGANIC GREENHOUSE 1
1/9 bushel cartons 36s 28.95                                                   
---TOMATOES: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. Extra  
services included. Supplies held in few hands. Most present shipments from     
prior bookings and/or previous commitments.  OPEN FIELD cartons 2 layer Vine   
Ripes 4x4s   supplies insufficient to establish a market 4x5s   supplies       
insufficient to establish a market 5x5s 8.95-10.95 mostly 9.95-10.95 5x6s      
8.95-10.95 mostly 9.95-10.95  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2 layer Vine Ripes   
4x4s   supplies insufficient to establish a market 4x5s   supplies insufficient
to establish a market 5x5s 8.95-10.95 mostly 9.95-10.95 5x6s 8.95-10.95 mostly 
9.95-10.95 ORGANIC ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2 layer Vine Ripes 4x4s 18.95   
4x5s 18.95  5x5s 18.95  5x6s 18.95                                             
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Extra      
services included.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt cups with lids med-lge   
14.95                                                                          
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET PINTS HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.
Extra services included. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or     
previous commitments.  OPEN FIELD flats 12 1-pt containers with lids med-lge   
9.95-10.95  20 lb cartons loose med-lge 16.95-18.95   ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats
12 1-pt containers with lids med-lge 9.95-10.95  20 lb cartons loose med-lge   
16.95-18.95  ORGANIC ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids    
med-lge 12.95-14.95 mostly 12.95 20 lb cartons loose med-lge 20.95-24.95 mostly
20.95                                                                          
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND VERY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services  
included. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous           
commitments.  OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 10.95-14.95 mostly     
12.95 few 16.95 lge 10.95-12.95 mostly 12.95 few 14.95 med 8.95-10.95 mostly   
8.95  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 10.95-14.95 mostly    
12.95 few 16.95 lge 10.95-12.95 mostly 12.95 few 14.95 med 8.95-10.95 mostly   
8.95 ORGANIC ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 18.95  lge     
18.95  med 18.95                                                               

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA             
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---BEETS: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included. cartons
bunched Red Type 12s 10.50-13.50 mostly 11.50-12.65 ORGANIC cartons bunched Red
Type 12s 10.45-19.00  Gold Type 12s 10.45-14.50                                
---ONIONS GREEN: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included. 
Most crossings from Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation 
and distribution. cartons bunched 48s med 16.45-21.85 mostly 18.45-19.50 few   
22.85-24.95 occasional higher 48s sml 15.45-19.50 mostly 16.45-18.65 occasional
higher cartons 2 film bags iceless 24 bunches per bag 17.45-20.55 mostly       
18.45-19.50 few 22.55-22.65 occasional higher cartons 4 film bags iceless 12   
bunches per bag 17.45-20.55 mostly 18.45-19.50 few 22.55-22.65 occasional      
higher ORGANIC cartons bunched 48s med 16.45-18.45  one label 22.95            

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
2018 Season                                                                    
---CHAYOTE: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide   
range in quality. 40 lb cartons 16.00-22.00 mostly 17.00-19.00                 
---TOMATILLOS: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in size and 
quality. 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates 16.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-19.00            

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality. 20 lb
cartons loose Crown Cut Short Trim 11.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-14.00              
---CARROTS: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide 
range in quality and condition. 50 lb sacks loose jbo 10.00-14.00 mostly       
11.00-13.00                                                                    
---CUCUMBERS: SUPPLY AVAILABLE VERY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Most    
present shipments from prior booking and/or previous commitments. 1 1/9 bushel 
cartons med 28.95-32.95 mostly 29.95-31.95 fr qual 26.95-30.95 mostly          
26.95-28.95 lge 24.95-30.95 mostly 28.95-30.95 occasional higher               
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: DEMAND RED VERY LIGHT, OTHERS LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Wide
range in quality. Some sales of Red Bells shipped open with price to be        
established later.  GREENHOUSE 11 lb cartons Red jbo 5.00-8.00 mostly 5.00-6.00
exlge 5.00-8.00 mostly 5.00-6.00 lge 4.00-7.00 mostly 4.00-5.00 Yellow jbo     
7.00-9.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 exlge 7.00-9.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 lge 6.00-9.00      
mostly 6.00-7.00 Orange jbo 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 exlge 8.00-10.00 mostly
8.00-9.00 lge 7.00-9.00 mostly 7.00-8.00                                       
---PEPPERS, OTHER: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in quality and   
size. 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates Anaheim 14.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00       
Jalapeno 12.00-17.00 mostly 13.00-15.00 Poblano 12.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 
Serrano 14.00-17.00 mostly 15.00-17.00 8 lb cartons Habanero orange 8.00-16.00 
mostly 14.00-16.00                                                             
---TOMATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Extra services included. Most     
present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments at lower     
prices.  OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose Vine Ripes 4x4 sz 10.95-13.95 mostly   
11.95-13.95 4x5 sz 10.95-13.95 mostly 11.95-13.95 5x5 sz 9.95-12.95 mostly     
9.95-11.95 5x6 sz 9.95-12.95 mostly 9.95-11.95 cartons 2 layer Vine Ripes 4x4s 
9.95-12.95 mostly 10.95-11.95 4x5s 9.95-12.95 mostly 10.95-11.95 5x5s          
9.95-11.95 mostly 9.95-10.95 5x6s 9.95-11.95 mostly 9.95-10.95  ADAPTED        
ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose Vine Ripes 4x4 sz 10.95-13.95 mostly           
11.95-13.95 4x5 sz 10.95-13.95 mostly 11.95-13.95 5x5 sz 9.95-12.95 mostly     
9.95-11.95 5x6 sz 9.95-12.95 mostly 9.95-11.95 cartons 2 layer Vine Ripes 4x4s 
9.95-12.95 mostly 10.95-11.95 4x5s 9.95-12.95 mostly 10.95-11.95 5x5s          
9.95-11.95 mostly 9.95-10.95 5x6s 9.95-11.95 mostly 9.95-10.95                 
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in quality.
OPEN FIELD flats 12 1-pt containers with lids med-lge 4.49-8.95 mostly         
5.95-7.95  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids med-lge      
4.49-8.95 mostly 5.95-7.95                                                     
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in quality. 
OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 10.95-14.95 mostly 11.95-13.95 lge   
9.95-13.95 mostly 10.95-12.95 med 8.95-11.95 mostly 9.95-11.95  ADAPTED        
ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 10.95-14.95 mostly 11.95-13.95 lge  
9.95-13.95 mostly 10.95-12.95 med 8.95-11.95 mostly 9.95-11.95                 

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC HERBS                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---CILANTRO: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. Wide   
range in quality. cartons bunched 30s 14.00-15.95  60s 20.95-24.95 mostly      
22.95-24.95                                                                    

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---PARSLEY: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET PLAIN SLIGHTLY LOWER, CURLY ABOUT      
STEADY. Extra services included. cartons bunched Curly 60s 9.95-12.50 mostly   
10.95 Plain 60s 8.00-10.95 mostly 8.95-10.00                                   

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND GREEN FAIRLY LIGHT, RED MODERATE. MARKET GREEN LOWER, RED   
ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 50 lb cartons Round Green Type med      
12.95-16.85 mostly 13.95 Red Type med 8.95-9.95                                
---GREENS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.      
cartons bunched Kale green 24s 7.00-9.95 mostly 7.95-8.95 Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s
supplies insufficient to establish a market                                    

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALIFORNIA AND SAN     
 LUIS ARIZONA                                                                  
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---RADISHES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET LOWER. Extra services included.  Wide 
range in quality and price. cartons bunched Red 24s 7.95-12.55 mostly          
9.55-11.45 occasional higher 48s 10.95-16.45 mostly 12.95-14.55 occasional     
higher                                                                         

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET BUNCHED SLIGHTLY HIGHER, CROWN CUT ABOUT  
STEADY. Extra services included. cartons bchd 14s 8.15-11.65 mostly 9.35-10.65 
occasional higher bchd 18s 8.65-12.15 mostly 9.85-11.15 occasional higher 20 lb
cartons loose Crown Cut 9.65-13.45 mostly 9.65-11.65 occasional higher and     
lower Short Trim 10.05-14.00 mostly 10.55-12.56 ORGANIC cartons bchd 14s       
15.50-20.45 mostly 15.50-18.95 few 22.45-22.50 20 lb cartons loose Crown Cut   
21.50-26.45 mostly 21.50-24.95 one label 28.45                                 
---CAULIFLOWER: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services       
included. cartons film wrapped 9s 6.45-10.55 mostly 7.45-8.65 12s 6.45-10.65   
mostly 7.45-9.65 16s 5.45-9.65 mostly 7.45-8.65 ORGANIC cartons film wrapped   
12s 26.45-32.95 mostly 26.45-30.45 one label 33.50                             
---CELERY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET HEARTS ABOUT STEADY, OTHERS SLIGHTLY LOWER. 
Extra services included. cartons 2 dz 8.15-11.56 mostly 8.15-9.85 2 1/2 dz     
8.15-11.56 mostly 8.15-9.85 3 dz 8.15-11.50 mostly 8.15-9.85 few 12.56 cartons 
film bags Hearts 18s 12.15-14.56 mostly 12.15-13.65 ORGANIC cartons 2 dz       
15.50-18.66  few 22.85-24.95 2 1/2 dz 15.50-18.66  few 22.50-24.95 cartons film
bags Hearts 18s 14.45-19.55  few 20.00-20.66                                   
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services       
included. Wide range in quality, condition and size. cartons flm lined 24s     
7.35-9.65 mostly 7.35-8.65 24s flmwrpd 8.35-10.65 mostly 8.35-9.65 30s flmwrpd 
7.15-9.55 mostly 7.15-8.65 ORGANIC cartons 24s flmwrpd 20.45-28.45  12s flmwrpd
10.45-14.45  one label 18.50                                                   
---LETTUCE-OTHER: DEMAND GREEN LEAF MODERATE, OTHERS LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT       
STEADY. Extra services included. Red Leaf and Boston harvest curtailed by      
market conditions. cartons Boston 24s 6.45-9.55 mostly 6.45-7.50 occasional    
lower Green Leaf 24s 7.55-10.05 mostly 7.55-8.65 occasional higher Red Leaf 24s
6.35-8.65 mostly 6.35-7.65 few 9.25-9.55 ORGANIC cartons Green Leaf 24s        
18.45-20.85  Red Leaf 24s 18.45-20.85                                          
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services       
included. cartons 24s 7.50-10.75 mostly 8.45-9.65 occasional higher cartons 12 
3-count packages Hearts 10.35-12.56 mostly 10.45-11.65 occasional higher       
cartons film lined Hearts 48s 11.25-13.56 mostly 11.45-12.65 occasional higher 
ORGANIC cartons 24s   supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a
market cartons 12 3-count packages Hearts 13.55-20.55 mostly 15.50-18.45 one   
label 26.95                                                                    

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND VERY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT       
STEADY. Extra services included. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green exlge 15.95-20.95  
mostly 16.95-18.95 lge 14.95-18.95 mostly 14.95-16.95 irreg sz fr qual         
12.95-14.95 mostly 14.95                                                       

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET LOWER. Extra services included.       
cartons bchd 14s 8.00-11.85 mostly 8.00-10.00 bchd 18s 8.50-12.35 mostly       
8.50-10.50 20 lb cartons loose Crown Cut 10.00-13.00 mostly 10.50-13.00 Short  
Trim 11.00-14.85 mostly 11.50-13.00 ORGANIC cartons bchd 14s 14.00-16.00       
occasional higher                                                              
---CAULIFLOWER: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET LOWER. Extra services included.    
cartons film wrapped White 9s 6.00-8.00  some high as 10.50 12s 7.00-10.50     
mostly 7.00-9.00 16s 6.00-8.00  some high as 10.50 ORGANIC cartons film wrapped
White 12s 28.00-32.50                                                          
---CELERY: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. Extra services included.
cartons 2 dz 7.00-11.95 mostly 7.50-9.95 2 1/2 dz 7.00-11.85 mostly 7.50-9.95 3
dz 7.00-9.95 mostly 7.50-9.95 cartons film bags Hearts 18s   supplies in too   
few hands to establish a market                                                
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services       
included. cartons flm lined 24s 7.00-9.50 mostly 7.85-9.25 24s flmwrpd         
8.00-10.50 mostly 8.85-10.00                                                   
---LETTUCE-OTHER: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services         
included. cartons Green Leaf 24s 8.00-9.85 mostly 8.85-9.00 Red Leaf 24s       
7.00-9.00 mostly 8.50-9.00                                                     
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services       
included. cartons 24s 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.85-10.00 cartons 12 3-count packages 
Hearts 10.00-11.85 mostly 11.00-11.85 ORGANIC cartons 12 3-count packages      
Hearts 11.00-17.50 mostly 11.50-14.85                                          

SOUTH & CENTRAL CALIFORNIA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA    
 AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA                                                         
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services       
included. 25 lb cartons med 24.45-28.95 mostly 27.50-28.95                     
---PEAS GREEN: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. Extra services included. 10 lb  
cartons Snow Peas Decalyxed   supplies in too few hands to establish a market  
Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed   supplies in too few hands to establish a market    

SOUTH DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services       
included.  Some sales shipped open with price to be established later 1 1/9    
bushel cartons Red exlge 12.95-14.95  lge 12.95-14.95  irreg sz fr qual        
9.95-12.95 mostly 9.95-10.95 occasional lower 1/2 bushel cartons Red exlge     
6.95-8.95 mostly 6.95-7.95 lge 6.95-8.95 mostly 6.95-7.95                      

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
THOMASVILLE Shipping Point Prices as of 14-SEP-2018                            
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

SOUTH GEORGIA                                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---SQUASH: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD.  1/2 and 5/9 bushel cartons  
Zucchini sml 16.35-18.85  occasional high as 20.85 med 14.35-16.85  occasional 
high as 18.85 Yellow Straightneck sml 14.35-14.85  occasional higher med       
12.35-12.85  occasional higher