SOUTH AND CENTRAL DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments fairly heavy — Movement expected about the same. Trading export very active, domestic moderate. Prices shippers first grade 48-72s slightly higher, others slightly lower. 7/10-bushel cartons navels shippers first grade 48-56s mostly $12.63-13.65, 72s mostly $10.63-11.65, 88s mostly $8.63-9.65, 113s mostly $7.63-9.15, 138s mostly $7.63-8.15; shippers choice 48-72s $7.63-8.65, 88-113s mostly $7.13-8.15, 138s $6.63-7.65. Organic 7/10-bushel cartons navels shippers first grade 48-56s mostly $16.63-18.65, 72s $15.63-18.65, 88s mostly $14.63-17.65. Quality generally good.
FLORIDA — Shipments (70-70-54, includes export 1-4-3) — Prices not reported.
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (38-42-40) — Movement expected about the same. Trading active at slightly lower prices. Prices slightly lower. 7/10-bushel cartons valencia U.S. combination 56s mostly $12.30-12.80, 64s mostly $12.25-12.30, 72s mostly $10.80-11.80, 88s mostly $10.80-11.25, 113-138s mostly $9.80-10.30; Texas choice 56-64s $11.50-12.30, 72s mostly $10.50-11.30, 88s mostly $10-10.50, 113s mostly $9.30-9.50. Quality variable. Shippers expected to complete shipping of early varieties the week of March 14.