ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (3-3-3) —
OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 1 unit shipped the week of Feb. 14. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s $12.65-14.65, 30s $7.65-8.65. Quality variable.
IMPERIAL AND COACHELLA VALLEYS, CALIF., CENTRAL AND WESTERN ARIZONA AND MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH CALEXICO AND SAN LUIS — Crossings (9-9-9; shipments AZ 2-2-2; CA 1-1-1) — Movement expected about the same. Trading early moderate, late fairly slow. Prices lower. Cilantro cartons bunched 60s mostly $10.45-12.45, 30s mostly $7.45-9.15. Quality variable.
LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS — Shipments (4-2-1) — Movement of cilantro expected to increase slightly while dill is expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Supplies very light and in too few hands to establish a market. Quality variable. Very light harvest is expected to continue through mid-March when reportable volumes are expected to resume.