Shipping Point Vegetable Recap Report - Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DC 8-MAR-2018                                                                                                                             
WA_FV102                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
Recap of Available Shipping Point Vegetable FOB for Thursday, March 8, 2018                                                                           
                                                                                                                                                      
LIMITED REPORTS WILL BE ISSUED WEDNESDAY, MARCH 7 THRU FRIDAY, 
MARCH 9, 2018 DUE TO REPORTERS ATTENDING THE SPECIALTY CROPS MARKET NEWS 
NATIONAL MEETING. COMPLETE DATA WILL BE AVAILABLE ON MONDAY, MARCH 12,
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 08-MAR-2018                           
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK                                                   
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Some shipments from pre-season     
contracts. 50 lb sacks Round Green Type lge 7.00-8.50  bulk per lb Round Green 
Type lge .13-.16 mostly .13-.14 few higher and lower                           

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
COLUMBIA Shipping Point Prices as of 08-MAR-2018                               
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

LEXINGTON DISTRICT, SOUTH CAROLINA                                             
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---GREENS: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. This report is     
issued on Tuesdays and Thursdays cartons bunched Kale 24s 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00
cartons loose Mustard Curly 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 Turnip Tops 8.00-9.00 mostly 
8.00 various containers bunched Collard 6s 8.00  various containers loose      
Collard lse 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00                                             
---ONIONS GREEN: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. This report is  
issued on Tuesdays and Thursdays. cartons bunched 48s 12.00                    

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
ORLANDO Shipping Point Prices as of 08-MAR-2018                                
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

CENTRAL & SOUTH FLORIDA                                                        
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BEANS: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Includes palletizing and    
precooling. bushel cartons/crates Round Green Type Handpicked 16.35-20.85      
mostly 16.35-18.35 few lower Machine Picked 10.35-12.85 mostly 10.35-10.85 few 
lower                                                                          
---EGGPLANT: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Includes      
palletizing and precooling. Medium are wrapped. 1 1/9 bushel cartons med       
16.35-18.85 mostly 16.35-18.35 occas higher fr qual 10.35-12.85 mostly 10.35   
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Includes      
palletizing and precooling. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green jbo 12.35-14.85 mostly  
12.35 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates Green exlge 12.35-12.85 mostly 12.35 occas   
higher lge 8.35-10.85 mostly 8.35-9.35 med 6.35-8.85 mostly 6.35 few lower     
irreg sz fr qual 6.35-8.85 mostly 6.35 few lower                               
---PEPPERS, OTHER: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET HUNGARIAN WAX LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT   
STEADY. Includes palletizing and precooling. 1/2 bushel cartons Hungarian Wax  
5.85-8.85 mostly 5.85-7.85 occas higher 1 1/9 bushel cartons Cubanelles        
12.35-16.85 mostly 12.35-14.35 few higher Jalapeno 16.35-18.85 mostly          
16.35-18.35 Long Hot   too few sales reported to establish a market            
---SQUASH: DEMAND VERY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Includes palletizing and     
precooling. 1/2 bushel cartons Zucchini sml 22.35-26.85 mostly 22.35-22.85 med 
20.35-24.85 mostly 20.35-20.85 Yellow Straightneck sml 20.35-20.85  few higher 
med 18.35-18.85  few higher 3/4 bushel cartons Yellow Crookneck sml 20.35-20.85
mostly 20.35 med 16.35-16.85 mostly 16.35                                      

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 08-MAR-2018                                
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA                                                    
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. cartons
bchd 14s 14.45-15.45  occasional higher and lower bchd 18s 14.95-15.95         
occasional higher and lower 20 lb cartons loose Crown Cut 19.56-22.55 mostly   
19.56-20.55 occasional lower ORGANIC cartons bchd 14s 23.95-32.95  20 lb       
cartons loose Crown Cut 26.45-38.95                                            

WESTERN ARIZONA                                                                
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CAULIFLOWER: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND 16S GOOD AT SLIGHTLY LOWER PRICES, 
OTHERS VERY GOOD. MARKET 16S SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Extra        
services included. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous  
commitments. cartons film wrapped 9s 30.45-36.55 mostly 34.45-35.65 occasional 
lower 12s 32.00-36.95 mostly 34.45-36.55 occasional lower 16s 30.45-36.55      
mostly 32.65-35.00 occasional lower ORGANIC cartons film wrapped 12s           
35.45-42.95  one label 45.95                                                   
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET 24S SLIGHTLY HIGHER, 30S ABOUT STEADY. 
Extra services included. cartons flm lined 24s 16.45-19.65 mostly 18.45-19.65  
occasional higher and lower 24s flmwrpd 17.45-20.65 mostly 19.45-20.65         
occasional higher and lower 30s flmwrpd 14.45-18.55 mostly 14.45-15.65 ORGANIC 
cartons 24s flmwrpd 18.45-23.95  12s flmwrpd 12.45-14.95                       
---LETTUCE-OTHER: DEMAND GREEN LEAF GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET RED LEAF     
SLIGHTLY HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. cartons Boston  
24s 8.45-11.55 mostly 8.45-10.65 occasional higher and lower Green Leaf 24s    
14.45-19.56 mostly 15.45-16.65 occasional higher and lower Red Leaf 24s        
7.55-11.50 mostly 8.45-10.50 occasional higher and lower ORGANIC cartons Green 
Leaf 24s 10.45-19.95  Red Leaf 24s 10.45-20.95                                 
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: DEMAND VERY GOOD. MARKET 12 3-COUNT HEARTS ABOUT STEADY,   
OTHERS SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included. cartons 24s 22.45-26.56 mostly
22.45-24.65 occasional lower cartons 12 3-count packages Hearts 23.45-28.45    
mostly 23.50-25.65 occasional higher and lower cartons film lined Hearts 48s   
24.55-30.56 mostly 25.50-27.65 occasional higher and lower ORGANIC cartons 24s 
19.50-21.95  cartons 12 3-count packages Hearts 16.45-23.55 mostly 20.45-22.95 
few high as 28.95                                                              

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
THOMASVILLE Shipping Point Prices as of 08-MAR-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                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---GREENS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  cartons bunched Collard 24s 7.50   
Kale 24s 7.50  Mustard 24s 7.50  Turnip Tops 24s 7.50                          

SOUTH GEORGIA                                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2018 Season                                                                    
---CARROTS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Report issued bi-weekly usually on 
Mondays and Thursdays. sacks 48 1-lb film bags med-lge 16.00-18.00  sacks 24   
2-lb film bags med-lge 16.00-18.00  sacks 10 5-lb film bags med-lge 16.00-18.00
50 lb sacks loose jbo 18.00-19.00  25 lb sacks loose jbo 10.00-11.00           

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
THOMASVILLE-BIWEEKLY Shipping Point Prices as of 08-MAR-2018                   
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

LOUISIANA                                                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---SWEET POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Report issued twice weekly -
usually Monday and Thursday. Mostly Beauregard variety and a few Evangeline. 40
lb cartons Orange Types U.S. No. 1 14.00-18.00 mostly 15.00-17.00 U.S. No. 2   
8.00-10.00  No Grade Marks jbo 8.00-10.00                                      

MISSISSIPPI                                                                    
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---SWEET POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Report issued twice weekly -
usually Monday and Thursday. Mostly Beauregard variety. 40 lb cartons Orange   
Types U.S. No. 1 14.00-17.00  U.S. No. 2 8.00-10.00  No Grade Marks jbo        
8.00-10.00