Shipping Point Vegetable Report - Benton Harbor, MI
BENTON HARBOR Shipping Point Prices as of 12-SEP-2019                           
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                
Phone:  (269) 982-1004     Fax:  (269) 982-1005                                 
                                                                                
Prices represent open (spot) market sales by first handlers on product of       
generally good quality and condition unless otherwise stated and may include    
promotional allowances or other incentives.  No consideration is given to       
after-sale adjustments unless otherwise stated.  Reported prices generally      
include, but are not limited to, applicable brokerage fees and commissions,     
Customs fees and duties, U.S. packaging and U.S. freight costs prior to first   
sale, paid by the shipper/seller. Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis         
excludes all charges for freight after sale.                                    
                                                                                

BR_FV120                                                                        
Benton Harbor, MI. Mostly Cloudy 66-83F
Grand Rapids, MI. Overcast/Light Rain A.M. 62-70F
Capac, MI. Light Rain 69-61F
Rochester, NY. Overcast/Light Rain 66-61F
Newburgh, NY. Light Drizzle 72-61F
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

MICHIGAN                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2019 Season                                                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  50 lb cartons Round Green Type
med 8.00-9.85  few 7.50, occasional higher                                     
---CELERY: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET 2 DZ SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT       
STEADY.  cartons/crates 2 dz 10.00-12.95 mostly 10.00-11.00 2 1/2 dz           
11.00-12.95 mostly 11.00-11.85 occasional lower 3 dz 12.00-12.95  pccasional   
lower cartons film bags Hearts 1 1/2 dz 18.95-20.95  few lower                 
---CORN-SWEET: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.  cartons/crates Bi-Color 4 
dz min 8.00-8.85  occasional higher and lower                                  
---CUCUMBERS: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET LOWER.  1 1/9 bushel cartons med 10.00-12.85
mostly 10.85-12.85 fr qual 5.00-6.85  occasional higher and lower cartons 24s  
5.50-7.00 mostly 5.50-6.00 1 1/9 bushel cartons/crates Pickles 150-200s        
16.00-18.85 mostly 18.00-18.85 200-300s 20.00-20.85  occasional higher and     
lower                                                                          
---EGGPLANT: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel cartons wrapped 
med 7.00-8.85 mostly 7.85-8.85 few 10.00-10.85 fr qual 4.00-5.85  occasional   
higher                                                                         
---PEPPERS, BELL TYPE: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  1 1/9 bushel       
cartons Green jbo 6.00-8.85 mostly 8.00-8.85 occasional higher exlge 6.00-8.85 
mostly 8.00-8.85 occasional higher lge 6.00-8.85  irreg sz fr qual 5.00-7.85   
mostly 5.85-6.85 occasional lower                                              
---SQUASH: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ZUCCHINI SLIGHTLY LOWER, YELLOW         
STRAIGHTNECK ABOUT STEADY.  1/2 bushel cartons Zucchini sml 7.00-8.85 mostly   
7.85-8.85 occasional higher med 5.00-6.85 mostly 5.85-6.85 occasional higher   
Yellow Straightneck sml 8.00-10.85 mostly 8.85-10.85 few 12.00-12.85 med       
6.00-8.85 mostly 6.85-8.85 few 10.00-10.85                                     
---TOMATOES: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE.  25 lb cartons loose Vine Ripes 5x5
sz 14.00-16.95  5x6 sz 14.00-16.95  cartons 2 layer Vine Ripes 4x4s 15.00-16.95
4x5s 15.00-16.95  5x5s 15.00-16.95                                             
---TOMATOES, PLUM TYPE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  25 lb cartons loose   
Roma exlge 13.00-16.95 mostly 14.00-16.95 lge 12.00-14.95 mostly 13.00-14.00   

NEW YORK                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2019 Season                                                                    
---CORN-SWEET: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  cartons/crates Yellow
4 dz min 8.50-11.95 mostly 9.00-11.00 Bi-Color 4 dz min 8.50-11.85 mostly      
8.50-10.00 few low as 8.00                                                     

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK                                                   
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
VEGETABLES                                                                     
2019 Season                                                                    
---BEANS: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  bushel cartons/crates precooled     
Round Green Type Machine Picked 12.00-14.00                                    
---CABBAGE: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Some movement from pre-season      
contracts. 50 lb cartons Round Green Type med 8.00-9.00  few higher, few fair  
quality lower bulk per lb Round Green Type lge .07-.08                         
---CUCUMBERS: DEMAND MEDIUM MODERATE, OTHERS FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET LOWER.  1 1/9
bushel cartons med 12.00-14.00  occasional higher and lower fr qual 8.00-9.00  
cartons 24s 5.00-8.00 mostly 6.00-7.00