Shipping Point Vegetable Recap Report - Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DC 11-AUG-2017                                                                                                                            
WA_FV102                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
Recap of Available Shipping Point Vegetable FOB for Friday, August 11, 2017                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                      
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 11-AUG-2017                           
                                                                                
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                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE.  50 lb cartons Round Green Type med 
8.00-9.85 mostly 8.50-9.35                                                     
---CELERY: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET CARTONS 2-3 SIZE LOWER, HEARTS ABOUT STEADY.   
cartons 2 dz 8.00-10.35  2 1/2 dz 8.00-10.35  3 dz 8.00-10.35  cartons film    
bags Hearts 2 dz 22.00-22.35  occas lower                                      
---CORN-SWEET: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY.         
cartons/crates Bi-Color 4 dz min 9.50-11.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 few lower       
---CUCUMBERS: SUPPLY PICKLES LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9   
bushel cartons med 11.00-12.85  occas higher and lower fr qual 6.00-7.85 mostly
6.00-6.85 cartons 24s 5.00-6.85 mostly 5.50-6.00 occas higher 1 1/9 bushel     
crates Pickles 150-200s 20.00-22.85  200-300s 22.00-24.85                      
---EGGPLANT: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD.  1 1/9 bushel cartons med 12.00-14.95  
mostly 14.00-14.95 fr qual 8.00-10.85 mostly 8.85-10.85                        
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons
Green jbo 10.00-10.85  few 11.00-12.85 exlge 10.00-10.85  few 11.00-12.85 lge  
8.00-9.85  occas higher irreg sz fr qual 8.00-8.85  occas lower                
---SQUASH: SUPPLY YELLOW STRAIGHTNECK LIGHT. DEMAND YELLOW STRAIGHTNECK EXCEEDS
SUPPLIES, ZUCCHINI GOOD. MARKET STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons Zucchini sml       
10.00-12.85 mostly 10.85-12.85 med 8.00-10.85 mostly 10.00-10.85 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 FAIRLY GOOD.  25 lb cartons loose Vine Ripes 
5x5 sz 12.00-14.95 mostly 12.00-14.00 occas higher and lower 5x6 sz 11.00-14.95
mostly 12.00-14.00 occas higher and lower 6x6 sz 10.00-13.95 mostly 11.00-12.00
occas higher and lower cartons 2 layer Vine Ripes 4x5s 12.00-14.95  occas      
higher 5x5s 12.00-14.95  occas higher                                          
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE.  25 lb cartons loose    
Roma exlge 15.00-17.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 occas higher and lower lge           
15.00-16.95  occas higher and lower                                            

NEW YORK                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CORN-SWEET: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY.         
wirebound crates Yellow 4 dz min 10.00-12.85 mostly 10.95-12.85 Bi-Color 4 dz  
min 10.00-12.85 mostly 10.95-12.85 occas higher                                

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK                                                   
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BEANS: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Few shipped open with price to be       
determined later. bushel cartons/crates precooled Round Green Type Machine     
Picked 10.00-14.00 mostly 12.00                                                
---CABBAGE: SUPPLY LARGE HEAVY. DEMAND LARGE VERY LIGHT, MEDIUM MODERATE.      
MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons Round Green Type med 6.00-8.00 mostly 6.00-7.00  
50 lb sacks Round Green Type lge 4.00-4.50 mostly 4.00 fair quality lower bulk 
per lb Round Green Type lge .06-.08 mostly .06-.07                             

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 11-AUG-2017                                 
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS                                           
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---ASPARAGUS: DEMAND JUMBO MODERATE, OTHERS FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. 
Extra services included. 11 lb cartons/crates bunched Green jbo 32.95-34.95    
occasional higher lge 18.75-22.95 mostly 18.95-20.95 few lower std 17.95-21.95 
mostly 17.95-19.95 few lower sml 8.95-11.95 mostly 9.95                        

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 11-AUG-2017                                  
                                                                               
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                                                                     
2016 Season                                                                    
---BEANS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. GUATEMALA. 5 lb cartons bagged 
Haricot Vert (French Type) 5.00-7.00 mostly 5.50-6.50                          
---PEAS GREEN: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. GUATEMALA.  Wide    
Range in Quality 10 lb cartons Snow Peas Decalyxed 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.00 occas 
lower Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 occas lower     

PERU IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA                                    
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---ASPARAGUS: SUPPLY JUMBO AND EX-LARGE LIGHT; OTHERS MODERATE. DEMAND         
MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Via air and boat 11 lb cartons bunched Green jbo
supply in too few hands to quote exlge   supply in too few hands to quote lge  
22.00-23.50 mostly 22.00-23.00 few 24.00-24.75 std 19.00-20.50  sml 10.00-13.00
mostly 10.00-12.00 occas lower White std 14.00-15.00  few higher               
---PEAS GREEN: Via air and boat. 10 lb cartons Snow Peas Decalyxed   supply in 
too few hands to quote Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed   supply in too few hand to   
quote                                                                          

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
ONLEY Shipping Point Prices as of 11-AUG-2017                                  
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

EASTERN SHORE VIRGINIA                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---TOMATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Extra services included. 25 lb    
cartons loose Mature Greens 85% U.S. One or Better 5x6 sz 13.95  6x6 sz 13.95  
6x7 sz 11.95                                                                   
---TOMATOES, CHERRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services      
included. flats 12 1-pt baskets 11.95-13.95                                    
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services  
included. flats 12 1-pt containers with lids 8.95-9.95 mostly 9.95 20 lb       
cartons loose 16.95-17.95 mostly 17.95 ORGANIC flats 12 1-pt containers with   
lids 11.95-13.95                                                               

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
ORLANDO Shipping Point Prices as of 11-AUG-2017                                
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

EASTERN TENNESSEE                                                              
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---TOMATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Includes palletizing and    
precooling. 25 lb cartons loose Mature Greens 85% U.S. One or Better 5x6 sz    
13.95  6x6 sz 13.95  6x7 sz 11.95                                              
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services   
included. 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 17.95-18.00  lge 17.95-18.00  med     
15.95-16.00                                                                    

SOUTH FLORIDA                                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---OKRA: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Includes       
palletizing and precooling. 1/2 bushel cartons sml-med 14.35-14.85 mostly 14.35

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 11-AUG-2017                                
                                                                               
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                                                          
2017 Season                                                                    
---BOK CHOY: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.
30 lb cartons 10.00-14.50 mostly 11.45-13.55 occasional higher and lower WGA   
crates   supplies insufficient to establish a market                           
---CHINESE CABBAGE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services       
included. WGA crates Nappa 16.45-20.50 mostly 16.45-17.50 occasional lower 30  
lb cartons Nappa 11.00-16.00 mostly 12.55-15.50 occasional higher and lower    

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC HERBS                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---ANISE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.       
cartons 24s 20.00-26.00 mostly 22.00-24.55 occasional higher and lower ORGANIC 
cartons 12s 12.00-13.95                                                        
---CILANTRO: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 
cartons bunched 30s 19.00-22.00 mostly 20.25-21.50 occasional higher and lower 
60s 21.00-26.50 mostly 23.85-26.50 occasional higher and lower ORGANIC cartons 
bunched 30s 10.00-18.95                                                        

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 50  
lb cartons Round Green Type 18-24s 6.00-7.50 mostly 6.00-7.00 occasional higher
and lower ORGANIC 50 lb cartons Round Green Type 18-24s 12.00-14.00  Red Type  
18-24s 16.00-28.00                                                             
---ENDIVE: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. cartons 
24s 9.45-13.50 mostly 10.45-12.55 occasional higher and lower                  
---ESCAROLE: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.       
cartons 24s 14.45-22.50 mostly 16.45-21.50 occasional higher and lower         
---GREENS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.      
cartons bunched Kale green 24s 7.45-9.55 mostly 7.45-9.00 ORGANIC cartons      
bunched Kale green 24s 14.00-16.95  red 24s 12.00-20.00  Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 
8.00-20.00 mostly 14.45-16.00                                                  
---ONIONS GREEN: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services       
included. cartons bunched Leeks 12s 13.45-16.55 mostly 14.45-16.55 occasional  
higher and lower ORGANIC cartons bunched Leeks 12s 12.00-16.00                 
---PARSLEY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET CURLY HIGHER, PLAIN ABOUT STEADY. Extra    
services included. cartons bunched Curly 60s 10.45-14.50 mostly 11.45-13.55    
occasional lower Plain 60s 9.65-12.50 mostly 10.45-12.50 occasional lower      
ORGANIC cartons bunched Curly 30s 10.00-20.95  Plain 30s 10.00-20.95           
---SPINACH: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included.  
Wide range in price. cartons bunched Flat 24s 10.45-12.65 mostly 11.00-12.55   
one label 16.55 few 8.45-9.45 ORGANIC cartons bunched Flat 24s 20.00-38.00     

CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                    
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---ARTICHOKES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.  
cartons Globe 12s 9.50-13.75 mostly 9.50-11.50 one label 18.55 18s 10.50-12.75 
one label 18.55 24s 8.75-12.55 mostly 9.55-12.45 one label 18.55 30s 7.55-10.50
mostly 7.55-8.55 one label 14.55 36s 7.55-10.50 mostly 7.55-8.55 one label     
16.55 ORGANIC cartons Globe 12s 30.00-30.55  18s 30.55-32.00                   
---CORN-SWEET: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.  
cartons White 4 dz min 12.95-14.95 mostly 13.95-14.95                          
---TOMATOES: DEMAND LARGE GOOD AT LOWER, PRICES OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET EXTRA  
LARGE ABOUT STEADY, LARGE LOWER, MEDIUM SLIGHTLY LOWER. Extra services         
included. 25 lb cartons loose Mature Greens xlge 7.95-9.95 mostly 8.95-9.95    
occasional higher lge 8.95-10.95 mostly 8.95-9.95 med 7.95-9.95 mostly         
8.95-9.95 few 10.95                                                            
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY. MARKET ABOUT 
STEADY. Extra services included. 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 13.95-15.95    
mostly 13.95 occasional higher lge 12.95-15.95 mostly 13.95 med 11.95-13.95    
mostly 11.95                                                                   

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2016 Season                                                                    
---CARROTS: DEMAND JUMBO GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra     
services included. sacks 48 1-lb film bags med-lge 12.00-15.40 mostly          
12.00-13.50 50 lb sacks loose jbo 12.40-15.00  25 lb sacks loose jbo 6.20-7.50 
cartons 30 1-lb film bags Baby Peeled 17.50-19.00 mostly 17.50-18.00 ORGANIC   
sacks 48 1-lb film bags med-lge 19.00-25.50  sacks 24 2-lb film bags med-lge   
19.00-25.50  sacks 10 5-lb film bags med-lge 19.00-25.50  cartons 24 1-lb film 
bags Baby Peeled 20.00-21.00  cartons 12 2-lb film bags Baby Peeled 20.00-21.00
cartons 4 5-lb film bags Baby Peeled 20.00-21.00                               

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA                                             
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2016 Season                                                                    
---CUCUMBERS: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET MEDIUM AND CARTON 24S ABOUT STEADY,   
OTHERS HIGHER. Extra services included.  GREENHOUSE 1 1/9 bushel cartons med   
10.95-14.95 mostly 12.95 fr qual 8.95-10.95  few 11.95-12.95 ord qual 5.95-6.95
occasional higher sml 7.95-9.95 mostly 7.95-8.95 occasional higher and lower   
lge 8.95-12.95 mostly 10.95 occasional lower cartons 24s 5.95-7.95  occasional 
lower 36s 7.95-8.95 mostly 7.95 occasional lower                               
---TOMATOES: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Extra services included.  Many present
shipments from prior bookings and/or previous commitments.  OPEN FIELD cartons 
2 layer Vine Ripes 4x4s 12.95-14.95  4x5s 12.95-14.95  5x5s 12.95-14.95  5x6s  
12.95-16.95   ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2 layer Vine Ripes 4x4s 12.95-14.95  
4x5s 12.95-14.95  5x5s 12.95-14.95  5x6s 12.95-16.95                           
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra       
services included.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids     
med-lge 6.95-8.95  occasional lower 20 lb cartons loose med-lge 14.95-16.95    
occasional lower ORGANIC ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids
med-lge 7.95-12.95  20 lb cartons loose med-lge   supplies insufficient to     
establish a market                                                             
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET EXTRA LARGE HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT   
STEADY. Extra services included. Many present shipments from prior bookings    
and/or previous commitments.  OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge        
14.95-16.95  lge 14.95-16.95 mostly 14.95 med 12.95-14.95 mostly 12.95  ADAPTED
ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 14.95-16.95  lge 14.95-16.95 mostly 
14.95 med 12.95-14.95 mostly 12.95                                             

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA AND SAN LUIS, ARIZONA             
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2016 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS GREEN: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra  
services included.  Wide range in qualtiy and condition.  Most shipments from  
Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution.   
cartons bunched 48s med 12.00-15.50 mostly 13.45-14.65 occasional higher and   
lower 48s sml 11.00-15.50 mostly 12.55-13.95 occasional lower cartons 2 film   
bags iceless 24 bunches per bag 13.45-15.55 mostly 13.45-14.95 occasional      
higher and lower cartons 4 film bags iceless 12 bunches per bag 13.45-15.55    
mostly 13.45-14.95 occasional higher and lower ORGANIC cartons bunched 48s med 
14.95-20.00  one label 24.00                                                   

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
2016 Season                                                                    
---TOMATILLOS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in size and quality. 
1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates 18.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-20.95 few 24.00 few 17.00 

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2016 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in prices and      
quality. 20 lb cartons loose Crown Cut Short Trim 9.00-10.95 mostly 9.00-10.40 
occasional higher                                                              
---CARROTS: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in 
quality and condition. 50 lb sacks loose jbo 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-12.00    
occasional higher                                                              
---CUCUMBERS: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Wide    
range in quality and condition. 1 1/9 bushel cartons med 12.00-16.95 mostly    
13.95-14.95 occasional higher fr qual 9.00-12.95 mostly 9.95-11.95 occasional  
higher ord qual 5.95-8.95 mostly 5.95-7.95 occasional higher sml 6.95-9.95     
mostly 7.95-9.95 few 10.95 lge 8.95-12.95 mostly 9.95-11.95 occasional higher  
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services    
included. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Red irreg sz fr qual 18.00-20.95  few 21.95     
occasional higher Yellow irreg sz fr qual 12.00-16.95 mostly 13.95-15.95       
occasional higher  GREENHOUSE 11 lb cartons Red jbo 9.95-12.95 mostly          
10.95-12.95 few 13.95 occasional higher and lower exlge 9.95-12.95 mostly      
10.95-12.95 few 13.95 occasional higher and lower lge 8.95-10.95  occasional   
higher Yellow jbo 7.95-10.95 mostly 8.95-9.95 few 11.25 occasional higher exlge
7.95-10.95 mostly 8.95-9.95 few 11.25 occasional higher lge 6.00-8.95 mostly   
6.95-7.95 occasional higher Orange jbo 8.00-11.95 mostly 8.95-10.95 occasional 
higher exlge 8.00-11.95 mostly 8.95-10.95 occasional higher lge 6.00-8.95      
mostly 6.95-8.95                                                               
---PEPPERS, OTHER: DEMAND ANAHEIM FAIRLY LIGHT, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.
Wide range in quality and size. 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates Anaheim 18.00-22.00
mostly 19.00-21.00 few 16.00 occasional higher Jalapeno 12.00-16.00 mostly     
14.00-16.00 few 17.00 occasional higher Poblano 12.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-15.00 
occasional higher and lower Serrano 18.00-24.95 mostly 20.00-23.95 occasional  
higher and lower                                                               
---TOMATOES: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Extra        
services included.  Wide range in quality and condition.  OPEN FIELD cartons 2 
layer Vine Ripes 4x4s 8.95-12.95 mostly 10.95-12.95 4x5s 8.95-12.95 mostly     
10.95-12.95 5x5s 8.95-12.95 mostly 10.95-12.95  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT cartons 2  
layer Vine Ripes 4x4s 8.95-12.95 mostly 10.95-12.95 4x5s 8.95-12.95 mostly     
10.95-12.95 5x5s 8.95-12.95 mostly 10.95-12.95                                 
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET      
SLIGHTLY LOWER. Wide range in price, quality and condition.  OPEN FIELD flats  
12 1-pt containers with lids med-lge 4.95-6.95 mostly 5.95-6.00 occasional     
higher  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids med-lge         
4.95-6.95 mostly 5.95-6.00 occasional higher                                   
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND EXTRA LARGE AND LARGE      
MODERATE, MEDUIM LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality, condition  
and prices.  OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 14.95-18.95 mostly      
16.00-17.95 occasional higher lge 12.95-17.00 mostly 14.95-16.95 med           
11.95-15.00 mostly 12.95-14.95 occasional higher  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb    
cartons loose Roma exlge 14.95-18.95 mostly 16.00-17.95 occasional higher lge  
12.95-17.00 mostly 14.95-16.95 med 11.95-15.00 mostly 12.95-14.95 occasional   
higher                                                                         

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC HERBS                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CILANTRO: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.    
cartons bunched 30s   supplies in too few hands to establish a market 60s 28.95
occasional lower                                                               

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2016 Season                                                                    
---GREENS: DEMAND GREEN FAIRLY LIGHT, LACINATO MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  
Extra services included. cartons bunched Kale green 24s 7.95  Lacinato (Tuscan)
24s 7.95-11.95                                                                 
---PARSLEY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.     
cartons bunched Curly 60s 8.95  Plain 60s 7.95-10.95                           

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 50 lb  
cartons Round Green Type med 5.95-6.85 mostly 5.95 occasional lower Red Type   
med 7.95                                                                       

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                                                                     
2016 Season                                                                    
---RADISHES: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 
25 lb film bags topped Red 12.45-16.95 mostly 13.45-14.45 cartons bunched Red  
24s 6.95-9.50 mostly 9.00-9.50 occasional higher 48s 8.95-12.50 mostly         
12.45-12.50 occasional higher ORGANIC cartons bunched Red 24s 14.00-18.00      

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.    
cartons bchd 14s 6.45-10.55 mostly 8.45-9.65 one label 13.00 bchd 18s          
6.95-11.05 mostly 8.95-10.15 one label 14.00 20 lb cartons loose Crown Cut     
9.45-13.55 mostly 9.45-11.55 few 14.55-15.00 Short Trim 11.00-15.55 mostly     
11.50-12.55 ORGANIC cartons bchd 14s 36.00-45.00 mostly 36.00-40.95 20 lb      
cartons loose Crown Cut 38.45-54.00 mostly 38.45-48.95                         
---CAULIFLOWER: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 
cartons film wrapped White 9s 5.65-9.55 mostly 6.45-8.55 12s 6.65-10.55 mostly 
8.45-9.55 16s 5.45-9.55 mostly 6.45-8.55 ORGANIC cartons film wrapped White 12s
18.45-34.00 mostly 18.45-28.00                                                 
---CELERY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET HEARTS ABOUT STEADY, OTHERS SLIGHTLY LOWER. 
Extra services included. cartons 2 dz 7.45-10.95 mostly 7.45-9.56 2 1/2 dz     
6.55-10.45 mostly 7.45-9.56 3 dz 7.45-10.55 mostly 7.45-9.56 cartons film bags 
Hearts   18s 10.50-14.95 mostly 11.55-13.55 occasional higher and lower ORGANIC
cartons 2 dz 16.66-22.95  2 1/2 dz 12.00-22.95 mostly 12.00-16.66 cartons film 
bags Hearts 18s 12.00-22.95 mostly 14.00-18.85 one label 24.00                 
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services       
included. cartons flm lined 24s 6.45-9.55 mostly 6.45-8.56 24s flmwrpd         
7.45-10.55 mostly 7.45-9.56 30s flmwrpd 6.55-8.50 mostly 7.45-7.50 ORGANIC     
cartons 24s flmwrpd 18.00-25.45  12s flmwrpd 10.00-20.00                       
---LETTUCE-OTHER: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.  
Harvest curtailed by market conditions. cartons Boston 24s 5.55-9.50 mostly    
7.45-7.55 Green Leaf 24s 5.45-8.55 mostly 6.45-7.56 few 9.50 Red Leaf 24s      
5.45-8.55 mostly 6.45-7.56 few 9.50-9.55 ORGANIC cartons Green Leaf 24s        
10.00-12.85  Red Leaf 24s 10.00-12.85                                          
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: DEMAND 24S FARILY LIGHT, HEARTS MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT     
STEADY. Extra services included. cartons 24s 5.50-8.55 mostly 6.45-7.65 one    
label 9.55 cartons 12 3-count packages Hearts 8.45-12.55 mostly 9.45-11.65 few 
13.55-14.50 cartons film lined Hearts 48s 9.45-13.55 mostly 11.45-12.65 few    
14.25-15.50 ORGANIC cartons 24s 10.00-14.85  cartons 12 3-count packages Hearts
8.00-16.95 mostly 10.45-16.95 cartons film lined Hearts 48s 15.00-20.00        

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND GREEN MODERATE, RED FAIRLY GOOD.   
MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green exlge 
10.95-12.95 mostly 10.95 occasional higher lge 10.95-12.95 mostly 10.95 irreg  
sz fr qual 7.95-10.95 mostly 8.95 occasional lower Red irreg sz fr qual        
20.95-24.95  1/2 bushel cartons Red exlge 14.95-16.95 mostly 14.95 lge         
14.95-16.95 mostly 14.95                                                       

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET CROWN CUT HIGHER, BUNCHED ABOUT STEADY.
Extra services included. cartons bchd 14s 7.00-10.85 mostly 8.00-9.00          
occasional higher bchd 18s 7.50-11.35 mostly 8.50-9.50 occasional higher 20 lb 
cartons loose Crown Cut 10.00-13.85 mostly 11.00-12.85 occasional higher       
---CAULIFLOWER: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET 12S LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Extra     
services included. cartons film wrapped White 9s 5.35-7.00 mostly 5.35-6.15    
occasional higher and lower 12s 6.00-8.00 mostly 6.00-7.00 occasional higher   
and lower 16s 5.35-7.00 mostly 5.35-6.00 occasional higher and lower           
---CELERY: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. cartons 
2 dz 6.00-9.00 mostly 6.50-8.00 2 1/2 dz 6.00-9.00 mostly 6.50-8.00 3 dz       
6.00-9.00 mostly 6.00-8.00 occasional higher cartons film bags Hearts 18s      
14.85-16.95                                                                    
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. Extra services 
included. cartons flm lined 24s 5.50-8.50 mostly 6.00-7.50 24s flmwrpd         
6.00-9.50 mostly 7.00-8.50                                                     
---LETTUCE-OTHER: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services     
included. cartons Green Leaf 24s 6.45-8.85 mostly 6.45-7.00 occasional higher  
Red Leaf 24s 6.45-8.85 mostly 6.45-7.00 occasional higher                      
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services       
included. cartons 24s 7.00-8.85 mostly 7.45-8.00 cartons 12 3-count packages   
Hearts 9.95-11.00                                                              

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                                                                     
2016 Season                                                                    
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: DEMAND VERY GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included. 
25 lb cartons med 55.45-58.85  occasional higher and lower                     

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                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BEETS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included.    
Most shipments from Mexico transferred to South and Central California for     
consolidation and distribution. cartons bunched Red Type 12s 10.95-14.45 mostly
11.95-13.05 occasional lower ORGANIC cartons bunched Red Type 12s 8.95-12.00   
24s 14.00-15.45  Gold Type 12s 8.45-12.00                                      

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
RALEIGH Shipping Point Prices as of 11-AUG-2017                                
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

WESTERN NORTH CAROLINA                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Some harvest      
curtailed due to rain and wet fields. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green jbo           
10.00-12.00  some low as 9.00 exlge 10.00-12.00  some low as 9.00 fr qual      
8.00-10.00  lge 9.00-11.00  some low as 8.00 med 8.35                          
---SQUASH: SUPPLY YELLOW VARIETIES FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT 
STEADY. Some harvest curtailed due to rain and wet fields. 1/2 and 5/9 bushel  
cartons Zucchini sml 10.00-12.35 mostly 12.00-12.35 med 8.00-10.35 mostly      
10.00-10.35 Yellow Straightneck sml 16.00-18.00  med 14.00-16.00  3/4 bushel   
cartons Yellow Crookneck sml 20.00-20.35  med 14.00-14.35                      
---TOMATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Some harvest curtailed due  
to rain and wet fields.  Extra services included. 25 lb cartons loose Vine     
Ripes U.S. Comb or Better jbo 10.95-14.95  xlge 10.95-13.95  lge 10.95-13.95   
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Some harvest    
curtailed due to rain and wet fields.  Extra services included. flats 12 1-pt  
containers with lids 7.95-9.95  20 lb cartons loose 13.95-17.95                
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Some harvest     
curtailed due to rain and wet fields.  Extra services included. 25 lb cartons  
loose Roma exlge 15.95-17.95  lge 15.95-17.95  med 15.95