SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (18-18-15) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices curly mustard and turnip tops higher, others unchanged. Cartons bunched collard 24s mostly $7.50, kale 24s mostly $7.50, mustard curly mostly $8.50-9, turnip tops mostly $8.50-9. Mustard and turnip tops affected from mid-January freeze, limiting current supplies.
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (7-7-9) — Movement expected about the same. Trading mustard and turnip tops 24s active at slightly lower prices, others active. Prices 12s swiss chard and kale higher, mustard and turnip tops 24s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Cartons/crates bunched kale 24s mostly $13.50-13.85, 12s $9.35-9.85; collard 24s mostly $12.85-13.50, 12s mostly $8.85-9.50; turnip tops and mustard curly and flat 24s mostly $12.85-13.85; 12s mostly $8.85-9.50; swiss chard green and red 24s mostly $16.85-18.50, 12s $11-11.50; kohlrabi green 24s mostly $13.35-15.50, 12s $9.35-10.50. Quality variable.
LEXINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. — Shipments (7-7-5) — Movement expected to remain the same. Trading moderate. Prices Jan. 18, compared to Jan. 11, unchanged. Cartons loose kale $12, turnip tops and mustards $13. Various containers bunched/loose collard 6s mostly $12. Quality good.
IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALEXICO AND SAN LUIS — Shipments (AZ 3-3-3; crossings 2-3-3; CA very light) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late moderate. Prices slightly lower. Cartons bunched 24s kale mostly $9.45-11. Quality variable.
EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA — Shipments (3-2-2) — Movement expected to decrease. Supplies insufficient and in too few hands to establish a market.