Shipping Point Onion and Potato Recap Report - Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DC 13-MAR-2018                                                                                                                            
WA_FV103                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
Recap of Available Shipping Point Onions and Potatoes FOB for Tuesday, March 13, 2018                                                                 
                                                                                                                                                      
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                                                                                             
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
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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. Brokerage fees paid by the                                                                            
shipper are included in the price reported. Delivered Sales, Shipping Point                                                                           
Basis excludes all charges for freight.                                                                                                               
                                                                                                                                                      
Basis of Sale Definitions:                                                                                                                            
                                                                                                                                                      
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis - This means that the product quoted                                                                                
or sold is to be placed free on board the boat, car, or other agency of                                                                               
the through land transportation at shipping point, in "suitable shipping                                                                              
condition", and that the buyer assumes all risk of damage and delay in                                                                                
transit not caused by the seller irrespective of how the shipment is                                                                                  
billed. The buyer shall have the right of inspection at destination                                                                                   
before goods are paid for to determine if the product shipped complied                                                                                
with the terms of the contract or order at time of shipment, subject to                                                                               
the provisions covering suitable shipping conditions.                                                                                                 
                                                                                                                                                      
Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis - This means that the product is                                                                                
to be Delivered by the seller on board the car, truck, or on the dock if                                                                              
delivered by boat, at the market in which the buyer is located, or at                                                                                 
such other market as is agreed upon, free of any and all charges for                                                                                  
transportation or protective service. The seller assumes all risks of                                                                                 
loss or damage in transit not caused by the buyer.                                                                                                    

                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
BENTON HARBOR Shipping Point Prices as of 13-MAR-2018                           
                                                                                
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              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                

AROOSTOOK COUNTY MAINE                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One     
baled 5 10-lb film bags 2" or 4 oz min 8.50-9.00  occas higher baled 10 5-lb   
film bags 2" or 4 oz min 9.00-9.50  occas higher Round White U.S. One baled 5  
10-lb film bags 2" min 9.00-9.50  occas higher baled 10 5-lb film bags 2 1/4"  
min 11.00-12.00  occas higher and lower 2" min 9.50-10.00 mostly 10.00 occas   
11.00-11.25 10 lb sacks loose 2" min 1.80-1.90  occas higher                   

CANADA (NEW BRUNSWICK) CROSSINGS THROUGH MAINE POINTS                          
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis - Prices in U.S. Dollars                     
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One     
baled 5 10-lb film bags 2" or 4 oz min 8.00-8.50  baled 10 5-lb film bags 2" or
4 oz min 9.00-9.50  tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt 2" or 4 oz min           
12.50-13.50 mostly 13.00                                                       

MICHIGAN                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND RUSSETS FAIRLY LIGHT, ROUND WHITES LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.   
Goldrush and Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 8.50-12.00  
mostly 9.00-10.00 occas 12.25 baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 9.50-12.50 mostly   
10.00-12.00 occas higher and lower 10 lb film bags loose sz A 1.70-2.00  few   
best size high as 2.45, Round White U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A      
9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A           
13.00-16.00 mostly 14.50-16.00                                                 

NEW YORK                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Globe Type 50 lb sacks  
jbo 9.00-11.00  med 2 1/4"min 7.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks 
jbo 7.00-9.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 few 6.00 med 6.00-8.00                          

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 13-MAR-2018                            
                                                                               
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              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

CENTRAL WISCONSIN                                                              
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Globe Type master       
container 16 3-lb mesh sacks med 9.00-12.50 mostly 10.00-12.50 occas higher    
---POTATOES: SUPPLY ROUND RED LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Russet   
Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 7.00-9.00 mostly 8.00-8.50 baled
10 5-lb film bags sz A 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-9.50 50 lb cartons 40s           
13.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.50 50s 12.50-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.50 60s          
13.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.50 70s 13.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.50 80s          
11.50-15.50 mostly 12.50-13.00 90s 10.00-13.00 mostly 11.00 100s 10.00-12.50   
mostly 10.00-11.00 Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 11.00-15.00 
mostly 12.50-14.00 occas higher 50 lb cartons sz A 10.25-14.00 mostly          
11.00-13.00 sz B 17.00-19.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 50 lb sacks sz A 9.25-13.00    
mostly 10.00-12.00 sz B 16.00-18.00 mostly 17.00-18.00                         

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON & UMATILLA BASIN OREGON                              
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Hybrid 50 lb sacks  
col 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 jbo 6.00-7.50 mostly 7.00 med 4.00-5.00 mostly      
4.00-4.50 occas lower White 50 lb sacks jbo 12.00-15.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 med 
10.00-12.00  Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 4.50-6.50 mostly 5.50 med 4.50-5.50
mostly 5.50                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND CARTON 50S-80S FAIRLY GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT  
STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz
A 5.50-6.00 mostly 6.00 occas lower baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 6.50-7.00 
mostly 7.00 occas lower 50 lb cartons 40s 8.00-9.00  few as low as 7.00 50s    
10.00-12.00 mostly 10.50-11.00 few as low as 7.50 60s 10.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 
70s 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.50-12.00 80s 9.00-10.00  few high as 12.00 90s       
8.50-10.00 mostly 8.50-9.50 100s 8.00-9.00  occas higher U.S. Two 50 lb sacks  
10 oz min 5.50-6.50 mostly 6.00 occas higher                                   

FLORIDA                                                                        
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY.  Round Red U.S. One 50 lb      
cartons sz A 14.25-15.00 mostly 14.50 occas lower sz B 22.00-24.50 mostly      
22.00-22.50 occas lower Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 36.75-40.75 mostly 38.75-40.75     
occas lower 50 lb sacks sz A 12.50-13.50 mostly 12.75 occas lower sz B         
20.50-22.75 mostly 20.50-20.75 occas lower tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz
A 18.00-26.00 mostly 22.50-24.50 occas lower sz B 40.00-44.50 mostly           
41.50-44.50 occas lower U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 9.75-10.75  sz B 14.50-16.75 
occas lower Round White U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 16.00-18.50 mostly 18.50 sz
B 12.00-18.50 mostly 18.50 50 lb sacks sz A 14.50-16.75 mostly 16.75 sz B      
10.50-16.75 mostly 16.75 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 32.00-32.50    
occas lower U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 10.75-18.50 mostly 10.75-12.75 Yellow    
Type U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 16.50-20.00 mostly 16.50-18.50 sz B           
12.50-18.00 mostly 12.50 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 46.75-50.75 mostly 50.50-50.75 50 
lb sacks sz A 14.75-18.50 mostly 14.75-16.75 sz B 10.75-16.50 mostly 10.75 tote
bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 28.50-40.00 mostly 28.50-32.50 occas lower sz
B 20.50-21.00  U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 10.00-12.75 mostly 10.75 sz B         
6.75-10.50 mostly 6.75-8.75                                                    

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, OREGON                                               
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. 
One 50 lb sacks Super Col 9.00-10.00  col 8.00-9.00  occas lower jbo 6.50-7.50 
mostly 7.00 occas lower med 4.00-5.00  Red Globe Type U.S. One 25 lb sacks jbo 
6.00-7.00 mostly 7.00 occas higher & lower med 5.00-6.00 mostly 6.00           

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS                                           
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET MED REDS HIGHER, OTHERS STEADY.  Yellow 
Grano 50 lb sacks col 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 jbo 7.00-9.00 mostly 8.00    
occasional 10.00 med 7.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 Grano - Marked Sweet 40 lb cartons  
jbo 10.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 occasional 14.00 White 50 lb sacks jbo 8.00-10.00 
occasional lower occasional 12.00 med 10.00-12.00  occasional lower Red Globe  
Type 25 lb sacks jbo 7.00-8.00 mostly 8.00 med 7.00-9.00 mostly 8.00           

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY)                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ROUND RED LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.     
Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-10.00   
occas lower 50 lb cartons sz A 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 occas lower sz B   
17.00-19.00 mostly 18.00-18.50 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 25.00-30.00  50 lb sacks sz 
A 6.50-8.50 mostly 7.50-8.50 occas lower sz B 15.50-17.50 mostly 16.50-17.00   
tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 10.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 occas    
lower sz B 28.00-32.00 mostly 30.00-31.00 occas lower U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A
4.00-5.00 mostly 4.50-5.00 occas lower sz B 8.25-9.50 mostly 8.50-9.00 occas   
higher & lower Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 11.00-11.75   
50 lb cartons sz A 11.00-11.75  sz B 7.50  Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 25.00-32.00     
mostly 30.00 occas higher tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 16.00-17.50   
sz B 9.00  Russet U.S. One ORGANIC baled 16 3-lb film bags sz A 18.00-20.00    
occas higher Round Red U.S. One ORGANIC baled 16 3-lb film bags sz A           
21.00-22.00  Yellow Type U.S. One ORGANIC baled 16 3-lb film bags sz A 22.00   

NEBRASKA                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 
10-lb film bags sz A 8.00-8.50 mostly 8.50 baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A        
9.00-9.50 mostly 9.50 50 lb cartons 40s 13.00-14.50  occasional lower 50s      
13.00-14.50  60s 13.00-14.50  70s 13.00-14.50  80s 11.00-13.50  90s 11.00-13.50
mostly 11.00-12.00 100s 11.00-13.50 mostly 11.00-12.00 U.S. Two baled 5 10-lb  
film bags 6.00-7.00  50 lb sacks 10 oz min 6.00-6.50                           

NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON                                                        
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT.  Round Red U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A       
10.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 fair appearance 8.00-12.00 sz B 12.00-18.00     
mostly 14.00-16.00 fair appearance 12.00-14.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 34.00-38.00 
mostly 35.00 occas higher U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.00 Yellow    
Type U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 16.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 fair appearance
9.00-14.00 sz B 8.00-14.00 mostly 10.00-12.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 32.00-40.00  
mostly 35.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6.00-8.00 mostly 6.00-7.00                   

PERU IMPORTS - REPACKED AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Granex - Marked Sweet 40
lb cartons jbo 15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 occas lower                      

SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah/Other        
Varieties U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 7.50-8.00 mostly 8.00 baled 10 
5-lb film bags sz A 8.50-9.00 mostly 9.00 50 lb cartons 40s 11.00-13.50 mostly 
12.00 50s 12.00-13.50 mostly 13.00-13.50 60s 12.00-13.50 mostly 13.00-13.50 70s
12.00-13.50 mostly 13.00 80s 11.00-12.50 mostly 11.00-12.00 90s 11.00-12.00    
mostly 11.00 100s 11.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 U.S. Two baled 5 10-lb film bags    
6.00-7.00 mostly 6.00-6.50 occasional lower 50 lb sacks 10 oz min 8.00-10.00   
occasional lower U.S. Coml bulk per cwt 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.50 Round Red U.S. 
One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 12.50-14.00  occasional lower Yellow Type U.S.
One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 10.00-11.00                                   

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT IDAHO                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND CARTON 50-80S GOOD, BALES LIGHT, OTHERS FAIRLY LIGHT.      
MARKET NORKOTAH CARTON 60-70S HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  Russet Burbank U.S.
One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz A 4.50-6.00 mostly 5.00-5.50
baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 4.00-6.00 mostly 4.50-5.00 baled 10 5-lb mesh 
sacks non sz A 5.50-7.00 mostly 6.00-6.50 baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A     
5.00-6.50 mostly 5.50-6.00 50 lb cartons 40s 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 50s        
9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 60s 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.50-11.00 70s 10.00-14.00      
mostly 10.50-11.00 80s 10.00-14.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 90s 9.00-13.00 mostly    
9.00-10.00 100s 8.50-10.00 mostly 9.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min 5.50-6.50 
mostly 6.00 10 oz min 7.00-7.50  Norkotah U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb
mesh sacks non sz A 4.50-6.00 mostly 5.00-5.50 baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A
4.00-5.50 mostly 4.50-5.00 baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 5.50-7.00 mostly  
6.00-6.50 baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 5.00-6.50 mostly 5.50-6.00 50 lb    
cartons 40s 8.50-10.00 mostly 8.50-9.50 50s 8.50-10.00 mostly 8.50-9.50 60s    
9.50-10.50 mostly 10.00 70s 9.50-10.50 mostly 10.00 80s 9.50-10.50 mostly      
9.50-10.00 90s 7.00-9.00 mostly 8.00-8.50 100s 7.00-9.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 U.S. 
Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min 4.00-5.50 mostly 4.00-5.00 10 oz min 6.00-7.00 mostly 
7.00