WESTERN ARIZONA — Shipments (64-67-68) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices much lower. Cartons 24s green leaf mostly $8.50-10.56, red leaf mostly $13.50-15.56, boston mostly $14.50-16.56. Quality variable.
ALL CALIFORNIA DISTRICTS — Shipments (21-24-26) —
IMPERIAL, COACHELLA AND PALO VERDE VALLEYS, CALIF. — Movement expected to decrease slightly below the 22 units shipped the week of March 7. Trading early fairly slow, late slow. Prices lower. Carton 24s green leaf mostly $9.25-10.47, red leaf mostly $10.95-12.55, boston (light supplies) mostly $16-18.47. Quality variable.
OXNARD DISTRICT, CALIF. — Movement expected about the same as the 3 units shipped the week of March 7. Trading early moderate, late slow. Prices much lower. Carton 24s green leaf mostly $10.65-11.65, red leaf $14.65. Quality variable.
CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Harvest began the week of March 14 although most expected to begin the week of March 21 and be fully under way the week of March 28. Quality expected to be generally good.