SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (17-15-21) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices kale higher, others lower. Cartons bunched collard 24s mostly $7-7.50, kale 24s mostly $7.50-8.50, mustard curly 24s $8-8.50, flat 24s $8-8.50, turnip tops 24s $8-8.50.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALEXICO AND SAN LUIS — Shipments (AZ 3-4-3; crossings 4-3-4; CA light) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading early fairly active, late active. Prices higher. Cartons bunched 24s kale mostly $10.75-12. Quality variable.

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments 8-7-6) — Movement expected to decrease because of lighter harvest and potential crop damage. Trading moderate for light supplies. Prices cartons/crates bunched kale, collard, turnip tops, swiss chard, kohlrabi, dandelion supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. Harvest curtailed because of freezing temperatures and ice that occurred Feb. 2-5. Growers resumed harvest Feb. 7 and continued to assess crop damage.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. — Shipments (5-8-4) — Movement expected to remain the same. Trading moderate. Prices Feb. 8, compared to Feb. 1, collards lower, others unchanged. Cartons loose kale $12, turnip tops and mustards $14. Various containers bunched/loose collard 6s mostly $11. Quality good.

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, February 6, 2011 to Saturday, February 19, 2011


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