CENTRAL AND SOUTHERN SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (185-192-203) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Primary yellow-flesh varieties ryan sun, august lady and o'henry. Cartons two-layer tray pack various yellow-flesh varieties 36s mostly $12.10-14.10, 44s mostly $12.10-13.10, 48-50s mostly $12.10; 25-pound cartons loose 48-50s mostly $13.10-14.10, 54-56s $12.10-13.10, 60-64s $10.10-12.10. Primary white-flesh varieties snow king and autumn snow. Cartons two-layer tray pack 42s $12.10-14.10, 30-32s mostly $13.10-14.10, 48-50s mostly $11.10-12.10; 25-pound cartons loose 48-50s $13.10-15.10, 54-56s $11.10-12.10. Extra services included.

SOUTH CAROLINA — Shipments (52-46-37) — Movement expected to decrease as more shippers finish for the season. Trading fairly active. Prices unchanged. Half-bushel cartons various yellow-flesh varieties 2¾-inch and up mostly $13.40-14.40, 2½-inch and up $11.40-12.40, 2¼-inch and up mostly $6.40-8.40 (few consigned). Primary varieties: big red, flameprince and o'henry.

SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY — Shipments (32-23-19) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Half-bushel cartons various yellow-flesh varieties including gloria, fayette, jerseyqueen, autumnglo and a few blake 2¾-inch to 3-inch mostly $14.40-16.40, 2½-inch to 2¾-inch mostly $13.40, 2¼-inch to 2½-inch mostly $8.40-9.40.

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (11-18-17) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Cartons two-layer tray pack various yellow-flesh varieties Washington extra fancy 40-44s mostly $15-16; 48-50s mostly $14; 54-56s mostly $12. Quality very good. Current varieties include: rich lady, diamond princess, o'henry, summer sweet, secret lady, sweet dream, elegant lady, red hale and david sun.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (2-13-13) — Movement expected to decrease slightly as harvest of mid-season varieties shifts to late mid-season varieties. Growers harvesting allstar, coralstar, beaumont, loring and PF 25. Unofficial prices from industry contacts half-bushel cartons various yellow-flesh varieties 2½ inches up mostly $16, 2¾ inches up mostly $17-18, 2¼ inches up mostly $11-12. Color excellent with size running heavy to 2½- to 2¾-inch fruit.

APPALACHIAN DISTRICT (MD-PA-VA-WV) — Shipments (20-21-12) — Movement expected to decrease sharply as some growers finish for the season. Trading moderate. Prices about unchanged. Half-bushel cartons various yellow-flesh varieties including gloria, PF25, PF27A, laurol and encore 2¾-inch and larger mostly $17, 2½- to 2¾-inch including 2½-inch and up mostly $15, ½-bushel crates unwashed 2½ inches and up $15.

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, August 28, 2011 to Saturday, September 10, 2011

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