WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (226-216-212) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly active at slightly lower prices. Supplies fairly light. Prices slightly lower. Cartons film-lined 24s mostly $32.56-34.50; film-wrapped 24s mostly $33.56-35.50, 30s mostly $30.50-32.58. Quality variable.
IMPERIAL AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF. — Shipments (70-94-86) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading early fairly active, late moderate. Prices lower. Cartons 24s $28, 24s film-lined mostly $29-30, 24s film-wrapped mostly $30-32. Quality variable.
CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Harvest expected to begin the week of March 21 with most shippers expecting to be fully under way the week of March 28. Quality expected to be generally good.