SOUTH GEORGIA — Shipments (15-21-25) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices kale, curly mustard and turnip tops lower, others unchanged. Cartons bunched collard 24s mostly $7-7.50, kale 24s $7-8, mustard curly 24s mostly $7.50-8, flat 24s $8-8.50, turnip tops 24s $7-8.

IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALEXICO AND SAN LUIS — Shipments (AZ 4-3-3, crossings 3-4-4, CA light) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early active, late fairly active. Prices higher. Cartons bunched 24s kale mostly $11.65-12.75. Quality variable.

LEXINGTON DISTRICT, S.C. — Shipments (8-4-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices Feb. 15, compared to Feb. 8, unchanged. Cartons loose kale $12, turnip tops $14 and mustards mostly $14. Various containers bunched/loose collard 6s mostly $11. Quality good.

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (7-6-3) — Movement expected about the same. Prices cartons/crates bunched collard and turnip tops 24s mostly $12-12.85. Quality variable. Shippers report moderate freeze damage to collard and turnip tops and heavy freeze damage to swiss chard, dandelion, mustard, kale and kohlrabi. Reportable volumes are expected to resume in early March. Very light harvest is expected to continue until early March when reportable volumes are expected to resume.

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, February 13, 2011 to Saturday, February 26, 2011


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