KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (149-155-157) — Movement expected to increase. Trading early slow, late fairly active. Prices jumbo higher, others generally unchanged. 48 1-pound film bags in sacks medium-large mostly $13.40-14.35, 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $10.40-12.35. Baby peeled 30 1-pound film bags $18-18.75. Organic film bags in sacks medium-large 48 1-pound, 24 2-pound and 10 5-pound mostly $20-21.50. Quality generally good.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (51-45-35) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices lower. 50-pound sacks loose jumbo mostly $7-8. Quality variable.
MICHIGAN — Initial harvesting was expected to begin the week of Aug. 1 with initial shipments starting by Aug. 11. The first f.o.b. report was expected later in the week of Aug. 1.