CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (195-199-226) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. Primary yellow-flesh varieties rich lady, crimson lady and earlirich. Various yellow-flesh varieties cartons two-layer tray pack 40-42s $12.10-14.10, 48-50s mostly $10.10-11.10 and 54-56s $9.10-10.10; 25 cartons loose 54-56s mostly $9.10-10.10 and 60-64s $7.10-9.10. Primary white-flesh varieties sierra snow, galaxy and ivory princess. Various white-flesh varieties cartons two-layer tray pack 40-42s $14.10-16.10, 48-50s mostly $14.10 and 54-56s $10.10-12.10; 25 cartons loose 54-56s $11.10-13.10 and 60-64s mostly $9.10. Extra services included.
SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (89-90-91) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading very slow. Prices 2¾-inch and up unchanged, 2½-inch and up lower. Half-bushel cartons various yellow-flesh varieties 2¾-inch and up $9.40-12.40, 2½-inch and up mostly $6.40-8.40. Many current shipments of 2½- and some 2¾-inch and up booked open with price to be established later. Primary varieties: blazeprince, bounty, cary mac, fireprince, winblo and harvester. High temperatures over the last few weeks has limited availability of 2¾-inch and larger.
CENTRAL GEORGIA — Shipments (34-30-29) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices lower. Half-bushel cartons various yellow-flesh varieties 2¾-inch and up $10.40-12.40, 2½-inch and up $7.40-8.40. Some current shipments booked open with price to be established later. Primary varieties: blazeprince, harvester, redhaven, majestic and fireprince. High temperatures over the last few weeks have limited availability of 2¾-inch and larger.
SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY — Shipments (0-1-3) — Movement expected to increase. Trading moderate. Prices various yellow-flesh varieties mostly sentry and garnet beauty U.S. extra 1 ½-bushel cartons 2½- to 3-inch mostly $14.40, 2½- to 2¾-inch $9.40-11.40. Light harvesting continues. Quality good. Growers continue to irrigate.
APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (0-0-0) — Growers in the southern part of the district are beginning to pick in a small way. Very light volume is moving directly to local farm stands. Reportable volume was expected July 12-18.