Shipping Point Vegetable Recap Report - Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DC 12-OCT-2017                                                                                                                            
WA_FV102                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
Recap of Available Shipping Point Vegetable FOB for Thursday, October 12, 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 12-OCT-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 FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons
Round Green Type med 9.00-10.00  occas higher and lower                        
---CELERY: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  cartons 2 dz 8.00-9.35  few    
lower 2 1/2 dz 8.00-9.35  few lower 3 dz 10.00-11.35  cartons film bags Hearts 
1 1/2 dz 17.00-18.00  2 dz 22.00-22.35  occas lower                            

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK                                                   
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons Round Green Type med    
8.00-10.00 mostly 8.50-9.50 50 lb sacks Round Green Type lge 4.00-6.00 mostly  
5.00-5.50 few fair quality 3.50 bulk per lb Round Green Type lge .06-.08 mostly
.06-.07                                                                        

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
COLUMBIA Shipping Point Prices as of 12-OCT-2017                               
                                                                               
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 LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET STEADY. This report is issued on  
Tuesdays and Thursdays cartons bunched Kale 24s 10.00-11.00 mostly 11.00       
cartons loose Mustard Curly 10.00-11.00 mostly 11.00 Turnip Tops 10.00-11.00   
mostly 11.00 various containers bunched Collard 6s 10.00-11.00 mostly 11.00    
various containers loose Collard lse 11.00  few lower & higher                 
---ONIONS GREEN: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET STEADY. This report is 
issued on Tuesdays and Thursdays. cartons bunched 48s 15.00-23.00 mostly 23.00 
---SQUASH: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET STEADY. This report is issued
on Tuesdays and Thursdays. 1/2 bushel cartons Zucchini sml 14.00-16.00  med    
12.00-14.00  3/4 bushel cartons Yellow Crookneck sml 18.00-20.00  med          
15.00-16.00                                                                    

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
FRESNO Shipping Point Prices as of 12-OCT-2017                                 
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

ATWATER LIVINGSTON CALIFORNIA                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---SWEET POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ORANGE AND RED TYPES U.S. NUMBER ONE
SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS STEADY. Report issued on Monday and Thursday only. 40 lb
cartons Orange Types U.S. No. 1 22.00-25.00  No Grade Marks med 12.00-15.00    
few higher jbo 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 Red Types U.S. No. 1 22.00-25.00  No   
Grade Marks med 12.00-15.00  few higher jbo 16.00-18.00  White Types U.S. No. 1
28.00-32.00  No Grade Marks med 12.00-14.00  jbo 10.00-14.00  Japanese Types   
U.S. No. 1 30.00-34.00 mostly 32.00-34.00 No Grade Marks med 30.00-34.00 mostly
32.00-34.00 jbo 24.00  ORGANIC 40 lb cartons Orange Types U.S. No. 1           
33.00-34.00  Red Types U.S. No. 1 33.00-34.00  White Types U.S. No. 1          
36.00-38.00  Japanese Types U.S. No. 1 42.00-45.00 mostly 42.00                

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
MIAMI Shipping Point Prices as of 12-OCT-2017                                  
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

BRAZIL IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
2017 Season                                                                    
---GINGER ROOT: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Via Boat 30
lb cartons 36.00-40.00 mostly 38.00                                            

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
2017 Season                                                                    
---CALABAZA: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET LOWER. Costa Rica, few   
Honduras, Panama and Guatemala. 50 lb sacks 12.00-16.00 mostly 12.00-15.00     
occas higher                                                                   
---CHAYOTE: SUPPLY  LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET 40 LB CARTONS SLIGHTLY      
HIGHER; 20 LB SLIGHTLY LOWER. Costa Rica. 20 lb cartons 10.00-11.00  40 lb     
cartons 19.00-22.00 mostly 19.00-21.00 occas lower                             
---GINGER ROOT: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET LOWER. Mostly Costa   
Rica.Few  Peru. 30 lb cartons 21.00-28.00 mostly 21.00-25.00 occas higher. Few 
Peru $34- $36.00                                                               
---MALANGA: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET LILA LOWER; BLANCA ABOUT  
STEADY. Costa Rica, Ecuador and Nicaragua. 40 lb cartons Blanca lge 20.00-23.00
occas higher and lower Lila lge 21.00-24.00  occas lower                       
---TARO: SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Costa Rica and 
Honduras.Includes Jamaica. 40 lb cartons Eddoes sml 20.00-24.00 mostly         
20.00-23.00 occas lower Dasheen (Coco, Islena) lge 14.00-17.00  Few Jamaica    
48.00-50.00, occas higher                                                      
---YAMS (NAMES): SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Costa  
Rica.  Includes Jamaica. 45 lb cartons Yellow 53.00-56.00  occas higher 50 lb  
cartons white 21.00-26.00 mostly 21.00-24.00 occas higher                      
---YUCA (CASSAVA): SUPPLY MODERATE. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Costa
Rica.  Few Nicaragua and Honduras. 37 lb cartons 13.50-16.00 mostly 13.50-15.00
occas higher                                                                   

CENTRAL AMERICA IMPORTS - PORTS OF ENTRY SOUTH FLORIDA                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BEANS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. GUATEMALA. 5 lb cartons bagged 
Haricot Vert (French Type) 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 some 9.00                
---PEAS GREEN: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND VERY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. GUATEMALA. 
Wide range in quality and condition. 10 lb cartons Snow Peas Decalyxed         
34.00-35.00 mostly 34.00 fr cond 30.00  some 28.00-29.00 Sugar Snap Peas       
Decalyxed 35.00-37.00  fr cond 30.00  some 28.00-29.00                         

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 FAIRLY HEAVY. DEMAND JBO, XLGE & LGE MODERATE, OTHERS     
FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Via air and boat. Wide range in prices. 11  
lb cartons bunched Green jbo 20.00-23.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 few 23.75 some     
17.00 exlge 14.50-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 lge 14.50-17.00 mostly 15.75-17.00  
some  18.00-18.75 few shipped with prices to be established std 14.50-17.75    
mostly 15.00-17.00 some 18.00-18.75 some shipped with prices to be established 
sml 10.00-14.00 mostly 11.00-13.00 some low as 8.00 occasional higher White lge
25.00  std 24.00-26.00 mostly 25.00                                            
---PEAS GREEN: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS OFFERINGS. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. 
Via air and boat. 10 lb cartons Snow Peas Decalyxed 32.00-38.50 mostly         
34.00-38.00 few 39.00-40.00 Sugar Snap Peas Decalyxed 32.00-38.50 mostly       
34.00-38.00 few 40.00                                                          

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
ONLEY Shipping Point Prices as of 12-OCT-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                                                                    
---BEANS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Some harvesting curtailed by rain and
wet conditions. bushel cartons/crates precooled Round Green Type Machine Picked
10.85  few lower                                                               

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
ORLANDO Shipping Point Prices as of 12-OCT-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, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET LOWER. Extra services included.
25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 9.95-10.95  occasional higher lge 9.95-10.95    
occasional higher med 7.95-8.95 mostly 8.95                                    

FLORIDA                                                                        
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CUCUMBERS: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.        
Includes palletizing and precooling 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates Pickles        
150-200s 18.00-18.90  occas higher and lower 200-300s 20.90-22.90  occas lower 

SOUTH FLORIDA                                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---OKRA: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Includes palletizing and
precooling. 1/2 bushel cartons sml-med 20.35-20.85 mostly 20.35 occas higher   

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
PHOENIX Shipping Point Prices as of 12-OCT-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 MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 30 
lb cartons 10.45-13.45 mostly 10.45-12.65 occasional lower WGA crates          
15.45-17.65  occasional lower                                                  
---CHINESE CABBAGE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET CRATES SLIGHTLY LOWER, CARTONS     
ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. WGA crates Nappa 14.95-17.65  30 lb     
cartons Nappa 12.45-14.65  occasional 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 HIGHER. Extra services included. cartons 24s 
12.45-16.55 mostly 12.45-14.45 occasional higher ORGANIC cartons 12s           
15.95-16.00  occasional higher and lower                                       
---CILANTRO: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services        
included. cartons bunched 30s 9.45-13.55 mostly 13.25-13.55 occasional higher  
60s 14.50-18.65 mostly 15.45-16.45 occasional higher and lower ORGANIC cartons 
bunched 30s 16.95-24.00  occasionbal higher                                    

CENTRAL COAST CALIFORNIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included. 50 lb
cartons Round Green Type 18-24s 15.00-18.25 mostly 16.00-18.00 ORGANIC 50 lb   
cartons Round Green Type 18-24s 12.00-20.95  Red Type 18-24s 16.00-24.00 mostly
16.00-20.00                                                                    
---ENDIVE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included.   
cartons 24s 9.55-10.65  occasional higher and lower                            
---ESCAROLE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included. 
cartons 24s 10.45-11.65  occasional higher and lower                           
---GREENS: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included. cartons 
bunched Kale green 24s 7.45-9.65 mostly 8.50-9.65 ORGANIC cartons bunched Kale 
green 24s 18.00-24.95  red 24s 18.00-24.00  Lacinato (Tuscan) 24s 18.00-24.00  
---ONIONS GREEN: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services       
included. cartons bunched Leeks 12s 14.00-18.85 mostly 15.00-16.55 ORGANIC     
cartons bunched Leeks 12s 16.00-24.95  20 lb cartons loose Leeks 20.00-26.95   
---PARSLEY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET CURLY HIGHER, PLAIN ABOUT STEADY. Extra    
services included. cartons bunched Curly 60s 8.45-11.95 mostly 9.55-10.65      
occasional higher and lower Plain 60s 8.45-11.95 mostly 9.50-10.55 occasional  
higher and lower ORGANIC cartons bunched Curly 30s 12.85-18.95  Plain 30s      
13.95-18.85                                                                    
---SPINACH: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. Wide
range in price. cartons bunched Flat 24s 16.00-25.55 mostly 20.45-22.65        
occasional lower                                                               

CENTRAL DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                    
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---ARTICHOKES: DEMAND 12-18S MODERATE, OTHERS FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET 12-18S      
SLIGHTLY HIGHER, 24S SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS LOWER. Extra services included.    
cartons Globe 12s 25.15-25.55  18s 20.55-23.55  24s 13.75-20.55 mostly         
15.55-19.15 30s 6.55-10.15 mostly 8.05-9.75 one label 14.55 36s 6.55-9.65      
mostly 7.05-8.55 one label 16.55 ORGANIC cartons Globe 18s 30.55  24s 30.55    
30s 30.55-32.00  36s 30.00-30.55                                               
---TOMATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.
25 lb cartons loose Mature Greens xlge 7.95-9.95  occasional higher and lower  
lge 7.95-8.95  few 9.95 occasional lower med 6.95-7.95  occasional lower       
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET MEDIUM ABOUT STEADY, OTHERS 
SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included. 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge       
9.95-12.95 mostly 10.95 lge 8.95-10.95 mostly 9.95 occasional higher med       
7.95-8.95  occasional higher                                                   

KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CARROTS: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. sacks 48
1-lb film bags med-lge 13.00-15.85 mostly 14.00-15.85 50 lb sacks loose jbo    
20.00-26.40 mostly 22.00-24.50 25 lb sacks loose jbo 10.00-13.20 mostly        
11.00-12.25 cartons 30 1-lb film bags Baby Peeled 17.50-21.00 mostly           
17.50-18.50 ORGANIC sacks 48 1-lb film bags med-lge 20.00-28.70  sacks 24 2-lb 
film bags med-lge 20.00-28.70  sacks 10 5-lb film bags med-lge 18.70-21.00     
cartons 24 1-lb film bags Baby Peeled 21.00-25.50  cartons 12 2-lb film bags   
Baby Peeled 21.00-25.50  cartons 4 5-lb film bags Baby Peeled 21.00-25.50      

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH NOGALES, ARIZONA                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CUCUMBERS: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET 36S LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Extra       
services included. Wide range in price, quality and condition. 1 1/9 bushel    
cartons med 8.95-12.95 mostly 10.95 few 14.95 fr qual 6.95-8.95  few 10.95 ord 
qual 3.95-5.95  sml 5.95-8.95  cartons 36s 5.95-8.95 mostly 5.95               
---SQUASH: SUPPLY ZUCCHINI FAIRLY HEAVY. DEMAND YELLOW GOOD, OTHERS VERY LIGHT.
MARKET SMALL AND SMALL-MEDIUM YELLOW HIGHER, ZUCCHINI LOWER, GREY SLIGHTLY     
LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. Wide range in quality and 
condition. 4/7 bushel cartons Zucchini sml 4.95-8.95 mostly 6.95 few 10.95     
sml-med 5.95-8.95 mostly 5.95-6.95 few 10.95 med 4.95-7.95 mostly 5.95-6.95    
Yellow Straightneck sml 5.95-8.95 mostly 8.95 few 10.95 sml-med 6.95-8.95      
mostly 8.95 few 10.95 med 6.95-8.95 mostly 6.95-7.95 Grey sml 4.95-7.95 mostly 
5.95-6.95 few 10.95 sml-med 4.95-7.95 mostly 5.95-6.95 med 4.95-5.95 mostly    
4.95 few 7.95 1 1/9 bushel cartons Zucchini med-lge 4.95-7.95 mostly 4.95-6.95 
Yellow Straightneck med-lge 4.95-6.95                                          

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH OTAY MESA                                             
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2016 Season                                                                    
---CUCUMBERS: DEMAND VERY LIGHT. MARKET 36S ABOUT STEADY, OTHERS LOWER. Extra  
services included.  Wide range in quality and condition.  GREENHOUSE 1 1/9     
bushel cartons med 10.95-12.95 mostly 10.95 few 14.95 fr qual 7.95-8.95  few   
10.95 ord qual 6.95-7.95 mostly 6.95 lge 8.95-10.95  few 11.95 occasional      
higher cartons 36s 4.95-6.95 mostly 6.95                                       
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY 
HIGHER. Extra services included.  ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers 
with lids med-lge 8.95-10.95  20 lb cartons loose med-lge 18.95-20.95  ORGANIC 
ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids med-lge 10.95-11.95  20 
lb cartons loose med-lge 22.95                                                 
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services      
included. Many present shipments from prior bookings and/or previous           
commitments.  OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 10.95-12.95 mostly     
12.95 lge 8.95-10.95 mostly 10.95 med 6.95-8.95   ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb    
cartons loose Roma exlge 10.95-12.95 mostly 12.95 lge 8.95-10.95 mostly 10.95  
med 6.95-8.95                                                                  

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                                                                    
---ONIONS GREEN: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET MEDIUM ABOUT STEADY, OTHERS SLIGHTLY  
LOWER. Extra services included.  Wide range in quality. Most shipments from    
Mexico transferred to Central California for consolidation and distribution.   
cartons bunched 48s med 8.55-12.85 mostly 9.45-10.95 occasional higher 48s sml 
5.45-9.95 mostly 7.55-9.65 few 10.05-10.50 cartons 2 film bags iceless 24      
bunches per bag 9.45-13.50 mostly 9.45-10.45 few 14.50 occasional higher       
cartons 4 film bags iceless 12 bunches per bag 9.45-13.50 mostly 9.45-10.45 few
14.50 occasional higher ORGANIC cartons bunched 48s med 28.00-44.00 mostly     
28.00-32.00                                                                    

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC TROPICAL FRUIT AND VEG                                                    
2017 Season                                                                    
---TOMATILLOS: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Wide range in size and     
quality. 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates 13.50-16.95 mostly 14.95-16.95 occasional 
higher                                                                         

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Wide range in quality.
20 lb cartons loose Crown Cut Short Trim 17.00-17.75                           
---CARROTS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality and    
condition. 50 lb sacks loose jbo 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.50-11.50 occasional     
higher                                                                         
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services    
included. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Red irreg sz fr qual 10.95-13.95 mostly         
11.95-12.95 Yellow irreg sz fr qual 8.35-10.25 mostly 8.95-9.95 occasional     
higher  GREENHOUSE 11 lb cartons Red jbo 5.95-8.25 mostly 6.95-7.95 occasional 
higher exlge 5.95-8.25 mostly 6.95-7.95 occasional higher lge 5.95-7.25 mostly 
5.95-6.95 occasional higher and lower Yellow jbo 5.95-7.95 mostly 6.95-7.95    
occasional higher exlge 5.95-7.95 mostly 6.95-7.95 occasional higher lge       
5.95-6.95  occasional higher Orange jbo 5.95-7.95 mostly 5.95-7.25 occasional  
lower exlge 5.95-7.95 mostly 5.95-7.25 occasional lower lge 5.00-6.25          
occasional higher and lower                                                    
---PEPPERS, OTHER: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in quality and 
size. 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates Jalapeno 14.00-16.95 mostly 14.00-15.50      
occasional higher and lower Poblano 12.00-14.00  occasional higher and lower   
Serrano 21.00-24.00  occasional higher 8 lb cartons Habanero 14.00-18.00 mostly
16.50-18.00 few 20.00                                                          
---TOMATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.    
Wide range in quality and condition.  OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose Vine Ripes
4x5 sz 9.95-10.95  occasional higher 5x5 sz 9.95-10.95  occasional higher 5x6  
sz 8.95-10.95 mostly 8.95-9.95 cartons 2 layer Vine Ripes 4x4s 9.95-12.95      
mostly 9.95-11.95 occasional higher and lower 4x5s 9.95-12.95 mostly 9.95-11.95
occasional higher and lower 5x5s 9.95-10.95  occasional lower flats 1 layer    
Vine Ripes 22s 5.25-6.95 mostly 5.25-5.95 25s 5.25-6.95 mostly 5.25-5.95 26s   
5.25-6.95  28s 5.25-6.95  30s 5.25-5.95  32s 5.25-5.95   ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25
lb cartons loose Vine Ripes 4x5 sz 9.95-10.95  occasional higher 5x5 sz        
9.95-10.85  occasional higher 5x6 sz 8.95-10.85 mostly 8.95-9.95 cartons 2     
layer Vine Ripes 4x4s 9.95-12.95 mostly 9.95-11.95 occasional higher and lower 
4x5s 9.95-10.95  occasional higher and lower 5x5s 9.95-10.95  occasional lower 
flats 1 layer Vine Ripes 22s 5.25-6.95 mostly 5.25-5.95 25s 5.25-6.95 mostly   
5.25-5.95 26s 5.25-6.95  28s 5.25-6.95  30s 5.25-5.95  32s 5.25-5.95           
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in   
price, quality and condition.  OPEN FIELD flats 12 1-pt containers with lids   
med-lge 6.95-8.95 mostly 7.95-8.95 occasional higher and lower  ADAPTED        
ENVIRONMENT flats 12 1-pt containers with lids med-lge 6.95-8.95 mostly        
7.95-8.95 occasional higher and lower                                          
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Wide range in 
quality, condition and prices.  OPEN FIELD 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge      
10.95-12.95 mostly 11.95-12.95 occasional higher lge 10.95-12.95 mostly        
10.95-11.95 occasional lower med 8.95-10.95   ADAPTED ENVIRONMENT 25 lb cartons
loose Roma exlge 10.95-12.95 mostly 11.95-12.95 occasional higher lge          
10.95-12.95 mostly 10.95-11.95 occasional lower med 8.95-10.95                 

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
MISC HERBS                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CILANTRO: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET LOWER. Extra services
included. cartons bunched 30s 8.95-11.95  60s 15.95-20.95                      

OXNARD DISTRICT CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND VERY GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included. 50 lb    
cartons Round Green Type med 18.85-19.95  Red Type med 12.95                   
---GREENS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET GREEN LOWER, LACINATO ABOUT STEADY. Extra   
services included. cartons bunched Kale green 24s 7.50-8.95  Lacinato (Tuscan) 
24s 6.95-9.00 mostly 7.95-9.00                                                 
---PARSLEY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included. cartons   
bunched Curly 60s 8.95-9.95  Plain 60s 8.95-10.00                              

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                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---RADISHES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET FILMBAGS LOWER, OTHERS HIGHER. Extra      
services included. 25 lb film bags topped Red 9.45-16.95 mostly 9.45-10.45     
cartons bunched Red 24s 6.45-9.55 mostly 7.45-7.95 occasional higher 48s       
8.45-11.55 mostly 9.45-10.95 occasional higher ORGANIC cartons bunched Red 24s 
20.00                                                                          

SALINAS-WATSONVILLE CALIFORNIA                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: DEMAND BUNCHED FAIRLY LIGHT, CROWN CUT MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY  
LOWER. Extra services included. Most present shipments from prior bookings     
and/or previous commitments. Wide range in weight, quality and condition.      
cartons bchd 14s 12.45-18.55 mostly 14.45-16.55 few 19.65-21.05 occasional     
higher and lower bchd 18s 12.95-19.05 mostly 14.95-17.05 few 20.05-21.55       
occasional higher and lower 20 lb cartons loose Crown Cut 16.50-25.55 mostly   
18.45-20.95 few 26.55-30.45 occasional lower Short Trim 17.50-25.55 mostly     
18.65-22.55 occasional higher ORGANIC cartons bchd 14s 36.00-48.95 mostly      
40.00-48.95 20 lb cartons loose Crown Cut 48.00-54.95  occasional higher       
---CAULIFLOWER: DEMAND 12S GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET 9S ABOUT STEADY,      
OTHERS SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included. Wide range in price, weight,  
quality and condition. cartons film wrapped White 9s 7.65-12.25 mostly         
9.45-11.55 few 13.50-14.65 occasional lower 12s 10.00-15.65 mostly 12.55-14.55 
16s 7.55-11.55 mostly 8.50-9.50 few 12.25-13.50 occasional higher ORGANIC      
cartons film wrapped White 12s 32.85-44.00                                     
---CELERY: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Extra services included.       
cartons 2 dz 8.45-10.45 mostly 8.45-9.65 few 11.45-12.45 few including previous
commitments lower 2 1/2 dz 8.45-10.45 mostly 8.45-9.65 few 11.45 few including 
previous commitments lower 3 dz 8.50-10.55 mostly 8.50-9.65 few 11.45-12.45 few
including previous commitments lower cartons film bags Hearts 18s 11.50-14.55  
mostly 12.45-13.56 occasional higher ORGANIC cartons 2 dz 18.00-30.95 mostly   
20.00-28.66 2 1/2 dz 18.00-30.95 mostly 20.00-28.66 few 32.95 cartons film bags
Hearts 18s 18.00-30.95 mostly 20.95-30.95                                      
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET 24S SLIGHTLY HIGHER,
30S HIGHER. Extra services included. Most present shipments from prior bookings
and/or previous commitments.Wide range in weight, quality and condition.       
cartons flm lined 24s 39.50-43.45 mostly 40.45-41.65 few 44.25-45.45 previous  
commitments lower 24s flmwrpd 40.50-44.45 mostly 41.45-42.65 few 45.25-46.45   
previous commitments lower 30s flmwrpd 35.65-42.50 mostly 36.45-40.45          
occasional higher, previous commitments lower ORGANIC cartons 24s flmwrpd      
28.00-36.00  12s flmwrpd 20.00-24.00                                           
---LETTUCE-OTHER: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET BOSTON SLIGHTLY HIGHER, OTHERS    
ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. Wide range in weight, quality and       
condition. cartons Boston 24s 11.55-14.50 mostly 12.45-13.65 Green Leaf 24s    
8.45-11.55 mostly 8.45-10.65 few 12.25-12.55 occasional higher and lower Red   
Leaf 24s 8.45-11.50 mostly 8.45-10.65 occasional higher and lower ORGANIC      
cartons Green Leaf 24s 16.00-22.85 mostly 18.00-18.95 Red Leaf 24s 16.00-22.85 
mostly 18.00-18.95                                                             
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: DEMAND 24S FAIRLY GOOD, HEARTS GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  
Extra services included. Most present shipments from prior bookings and/or     
previous commitments. Wide range in weight, quality and condition. cartons 24s 
18.45-24.55 mostly 20.45-20.65 few 25.50 occasional lower cartons 12 3-count   
packages Hearts 18.65-24.55 mostly 20.50-22.56 few 25.45-26.55 occasional      
higher cartons film lined Hearts 48s 21.45-26.25 mostly 22.50-24.65 few        
27.50-28.55 ORGANIC cartons 24s 16.00-32.00 mostly 16.00-28.85 cartons 12      
3-count packages Hearts 18.00-30.95 mostly 22.50-24.55                         

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA                                                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: DEMAND GREEN FAIRLY GOOD, RED MODERATE. MARKET GREEN    
HIGHER, RED ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green  
exlge 11.95-14.95 mostly 12.95-14.95 lge 11.45-12.95  irreg sz fr qual         
7.95-9.95 mostly 8.95 Red exlge 17.95  lge 17.95  irreg sz fr qual 14.95  1/2  
bushel cartons Red exlge 10.95  lge 10.95                                      

SANTA MARIA CALIFORNIA                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---BROCCOLI: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET CROWN CUT LOWER, BUNCHED ABOUT STEADY.
Extra services included. cartons bchd 14s 12.00-14.85  bchd 18s 12.50-15.35  20
lb cartons loose Crown Cut 17.00-22.85 mostly 17.00-20.85 Short Trim           
18.00-22.85  occasional higher                                                 
---CAULIFLOWER: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included.    
Wide range in price and quality. cartons film wrapped White 12s 9.00-12.85     
mostly 10.00-12.00 occasional higher 16s 9.45-10.00  occasional higher and     
lower                                                                          
---CELERY: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services included. cartons 2 dz   
8.50-10.95 mostly 8.50-9.85 2 1/2 dz 7.85-10.95 mostly 8.45-9.00 3 dz          
7.85-10.95 mostly 7.85-9.00                                                    
---LETTUCE-ICEBERG: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND VERY GOOD. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER.    
Extra services included. cartons flm lined 24s 31.00-33.00  occasional higher  
and lower 24s flmwrpd 32.00-34.00  occasional higher and lower                 
---LETTUCE-OTHER: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND GOOD. MARKET HIGHER. Extra services     
included. cartons Green Leaf 24s 10.00-12.85 mostly 10.00-11.85 occasional     
lower Red Leaf 24s 9.45-12.85 mostly 9.45-11.00 occasional lower               
---LETTUCE-ROMAINE: Extra services included. cartons 24s   supplies in too few 
hands to establish a market cartons 12 3-count packages Hearts   supplies in   
too few hands to establish a market                                            

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 FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.    
Most shipments from Mexico transferred to South and Central California for     
consolidation and distribution. cartons bunched Red Type 12s 10.55-13.65 mostly
11.50-12.95 ORGANIC cartons bunched Red Type 12s 12.00-20.95                   
---BRUSSELS SPROUTS: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra services included.
25 lb cartons med 50.45-55.85 mostly 50.45-53.95 occasional higher and lower   

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
RALEIGH Shipping Point Prices as of 12-OCT-2017                                
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2017 Season                                                                    
---SWEET POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Report issued Monday  
and Thursday. 40 lb cartons Orange Types U.S. No. 1 13.00-16.00  few higher    
occasional lower U.S. No. 1 Petite 11.00-14.00  few lower U.S. No. 2 8.00-10.00
some 7.00 No Grade Marks jbo 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00 few higher occasional lower

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 SLIGHTLY LOWER. Includes prior  
commitments. 1 1/9 bushel cartons Green jbo 7.00-10.00  exlge 7.00-10.00  fr   
qual 6.00-7.35  lge 6.00-8.35  med 6.00-7.35                                   
---SQUASH: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER. Includes prior commitments. 
1/2 and 5/9 bushel cartons Zucchini sml 8.00-8.35  med 6.00-6.35               
---TOMATOES: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Extra  
services included.  Includes prior commitments. 25 lb cartons loose Vine Ripes 
U.S. Comb or Better jbo 9.95-13.95  xlge 9.95-13.95  lge 9.95-13.95            
---TOMATOES, GRAPE TYPE: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT    
STEADY. Extra services included.  Includes prior commitments. flats 12 1-pt    
containers with lids 9.95-11.95  20 lb cartons loose 17.95-19.95               
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET HIGHER.   
Extra services included. 25 lb cartons loose Roma exlge 8.95-12.95  lge        
8.95-12.95  med 9.95                                                           

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
THOMASVILLE Shipping Point Prices as of 12-OCT-2017                            
                                                                               
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                                                                    
---CORN-SWEET: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Pre-cooling included. wirebound 
crates Yellow 4 dz 6.95-8.95 mostly 6.95-7.95 White 4 dz 6.95-8.95 mostly 7.95 
Bi-Color 4 dz 6.95-8.95 mostly 6.95-7.95                                       
---CUCUMBERS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY HIGHER. Precooling included.    
WAXED 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates med 12.35-14.85  occasional lower fr qual    
5.35-6.85  cartons 24s 5.35-5.85  few higher and lower                         
---EGGPLANT: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET HIGHER. Includes wrapped. 1 1/9 bushel    
cartons med 10.35-10.85  fr qual 4.35-6.85  lge 6.35-8.85                      
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET EXTRA LARGE AND LARGE HIGHER,   
OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons Green jbo 8.35-10.85  exlge         
8.35-10.85  fr qual 6.35-6.85  few higher lge 7.35-7.85  Turning Red exlge-lge 
5.35-5.85                                                                      
---PEPPERS, OTHER: SUPPLY VERY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE.  1 1/9 bushel cartons   
Cubanelles 14.35-18.85  Hungarian Wax 16.35-18.85  Jalapeno 14.35-18.85 mostly 
16.35-18.85 Long Hot 18.35-20.85                                               
---SQUASH: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET YELLOW STRAIGHTNECK SLIGHTLY  
HIGHER, OTHER LOWER.  1/2 bushel cartons Zucchini sml 8.35-10.85  med 6.35-8.85
Yellow Straightneck sml 14.35-16.85  med 12.35-12.85                           

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
THOMASVILLE-BIWEEKLY Shipping Point Prices as of 12-OCT-2017                   
                                                                               
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 Mondays and Thursdays. 40 lb cartons U.S. No. 1 18.00-20.00     
U.S. No. 2 10.00-12.00  No Grade Marks jbo 10.00-12.00                         

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 17.00-19.00  U.S. No. 2 10.00-12.00  No Grade Marks jbo       
10.00-11.00