Shipping Point Onion and Potato Recap Report - Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DC 12-JAN-2018                                                                                                                            
WA_FV103                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
Recap of Available Shipping Point Onions and Potatoes FOB for Friday, January 12, 2018                                                                
                                                                                                                                                      
NO REPORTS WILL BE ISSUED ON MONDAY, JANUARY 15, 2018 IN OBSERVANCE 
OF THE BIRTHDAY OF MARTIN LUTHER KING, JR.. THE NEXT REPORT WILL BE
ISSUED ON TUESDAY, JANUARY 16, 2018.

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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 12-JAN-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 MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Truck shortage slowing movement.  
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. Truck shortage slowing        
movement. Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags 2" or 4 oz min      
8.50-9.00  baled 10 5-lb film bags 2" or 4 oz min 9.50-10.00  tote bags approx 
2000 lbs per cwt 2" or 4 oz min 13.00-14.00                                    

MICHIGAN                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND GOOD. MARKET STEADY. A few growers have finished for the 
season. Yellow Globe Type master container 16 3-lb mesh sacks med 9.00-11.00   
mostly 9.00-10.00 some including heavy to minimum size 8.50 rpkr sz 8.00-8.50  
few higher and lower Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00
med 7.00-8.00                                                                  
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Goldrush and Russet Norkotah  
U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 few         
12.00-12.25, occas lower baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 9.00-12.00 mostly        
10.00-12.00 few higher, 10 lb film bags loose sz A 1.60-1.80 mostly 1.70-1.80  
few higher, occas lower 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 VERY GOOD. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Globe Type 50 lb sacks 
jbo 11.00-13.00  occasional lower med 2 1/4"min 8.00-9.00  Red Globe Type 25 lb
sacks jbo 9.00-11.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 med 7.00-9.00 mostly 8.00-9.00          

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 12-JAN-2018                            
                                                                               
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CENTRAL WISCONSIN                                                              
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Truck shortage has curtailed 
movement. Yellow Globe Type master container 16 3-lb mesh sacks med 10.00-12.50
occas higher                                                                   
---POTATOES: SUPPLY YELLOW TYPE LIGHT. DEMAND RUSSET EXCEEDS OFFERINGS, OTHERS 
MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Truck shortage has curtailed movement. Russet Norkotah
U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 7.00-8.25 mostly 7.50-8.00 baled 10 5-lb 
film bags sz A 8.00-9.25 mostly 8.50-9.00 50 lb cartons 40s 12.00-15.50 mostly 
14.00-15.00 50s 12.00-15.50 mostly 14.00-15.00 60s 12.00-15.50 mostly          
14.00-15.00 70s 12.00-15.50 mostly 14.00-15.00 80s 11.50-15.00 mostly          
12.50-14.00 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 13.00-15.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 
occas higher 50 lb cartons sz A 11.00-13.50 mostly 12.00-13.00 few higher sz B 
16.00-21.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 50 lb sacks sz A 10.00-12.50 mostly 11.00-12.00 
few higher sz B 15.00-20.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10   
5-lb film bags sz A 11.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 50 lb cartons sz A          
11.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 50 lb sacks sz A 10.00-13.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 

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 GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Truck availability limiting sales   
and movement. Yellow Hybrid 50 lb sacks col 9.50-10.50 mostly 10.00 jbo        
8.00-9.00 mostly 8.50 med 4.50-6.00 mostly 5.00 occas lower White 50 lb sacks  
jbo 17.00-18.00  occas lower med 15.00-17.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 Red Globe Type 
25 lb sacks jbo 6.50-8.00 mostly 7.00-7.50 occas higher med 5.50-7.00 mostly   
6.00-6.50                                                                      
---POTATOES: DEMAND CARTON 50S-70S FAIRLY GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT  
STEADY. Truck availability limiting sales and movement. Russet Norkotah U.S.   
One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 5.50-6.50 mostly 6.00 baled
10 5-lb film bags non sz A 6.50-7.50 mostly 7.00 50 lb cartons 40s 8.00-10.00  
mostly 8.00-9.00 few high as 11.00 50s 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00-10.50 few high 
as 12.00 60s 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.50-11.00 few high as 12.00 70s 10.00-11.00  
few high as 12.00 80s 9.50-11.00  few high as 12.00 90s 9.00-10.50 mostly      
9.50-10.00 occas lower 100s 9.00-10.50 mostly 9.50-10.00 occas lower U.S. Two  
50 lb sacks 10 oz min 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.50-7.00 occas higher                  

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 GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Rail and truck availability limiting
sales and movement. Yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. One 50 lb sacks Super Col       
11.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 occas lower col 10.00-11.00  jbo 8.50-9.50 mostly     
9.00-9.50 occas higher med 5.00-6.00  occas lower White U.S. One 50 lb sacks   
jbo 17.00-18.00  occas higher med 15.00-16.00 mostly 16.00 occas lower Red     
Globe Type U.S. One 25 lb sacks jbo 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.50 med 6.00-8.00 mostly 
7.00 occas lower                                                               

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 FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Truck availability limiting    
sales and movement. Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 10.00-11.50
mostly 10.50-11.00 occas higher 50 lb cartons sz A 10.00-11.50 mostly          
10.50-11.00 occas higher sz B 18.50-19.50 mostly 18.50-19.00 few lower Creamers
3/4-1 5/8" 30.00  occas lower & higher 50 lb sacks sz A 8.50-10.00 mostly      
9.00-9.50 occas higher sz B 17.00-18.00 mostly 17.00-17.50 few lower tote bags 
approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 14.00-17.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 occas higher sz B  
31.00-33.00 mostly 31.50-32.00 occas lower U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 6.00-6.25 
mostly 6.00 occas higher sz B 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00-10.50 occas lower Yellow 
Type U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 10.25-11.50 mostly 10.50-11.25 occas
higher & lower 50 lb cartons sz A 10.25-11.50 mostly 10.50-11.25 occas higher &
lower sz B 7.50-9.50 mostly 8.00-9.50 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 25.00-32.00 mostly   
30.00 occas higher tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 14.50-17.00 mostly   
15.00-17.00  occas lower & higher 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 GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Truck shortage limiting sales and     
movement. Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 8.00-8.50      
baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 9.00-9.50  50 lb cartons 40s 12.00-14.50 mostly   
12.00-12.50 50s 12.00-14.50  60s 12.00-14.50  70s 12.00-14.50  80s 11.50-14.50 
90s 11.00-14.50 mostly 11.00-11.50 100s 11.00-14.50 mostly 11.00-11.50 U.S. Two
baled 5 10-lb film bags 6.00-7.00  50 lb sacks 10 oz min 7.00-9.00             

NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON                                                        
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Truck shortage limiting        
movement. Round Red U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 
fair appearance 9.00-16.00 sz B 16.00-22.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 fair appearance 
12.00-18.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 34.00-40.00 mostly 36.00-38.00 occas higher &  
lower U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 5.00-9.00 mostly 6.00-7.00 occas higher Yellow Type 
U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 fair appearance     
10.00-17.00 sz B 12.00-18.00 mostly 14.00 occas lower Creamers 3/4-1 5/8"      
34.00-40.00 mostly 36.00-38.00 occas higher & lower U.S. Two 50 lb sacks       
6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 occas higher                                        

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 FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Granex - Marked Sweet
40 lb cartons jbo 15.00-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 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 BALES MODERATE,OTHERS GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Truck shortage  
limiting sales and movement. Russet Norkotah/Other Varieties U.S. One baled 5  
10-lb film bags sz A 7.50-8.50 mostly 8.00 baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A        
8.50-9.50 mostly 9.00 50 lb cartons 40s 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 50s           
12.00-13.00 mostly 13.00 60s 12.00-13.00 mostly 13.00 70s 12.00-13.00 mostly   
13.00 80s 11.00-12.00 mostly 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 6.00-6.50  occas     
lower 50 lb sacks 10 oz min 8.00-10.00  U.S. Coml bulk per cwt 9.00-10.50      
Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 12.50-13.00  Yellow Type U.S.  
One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 11.00-12.50                                   

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 40-70S GOOD. OTHERS MODERATE,. MARKET STEADY. Rail  
and truck shortage lmiting sales and movement. Russet Burbank U.S. One 2" or   
4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz A 6.50-7.50 mostly 6.50-7.00 occas    
lower baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 6.00-7.75 mostly 6.00-6.50 occas lower  
baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 7.50-8.50 mostly 7.50-8.00 occas lower baled 
10 5-lb film bags non sz A 6.50-8.50 mostly 7.00-7.50 occas lower 50 lb cartons
40s 9.50-11.00 mostly 9.75-10.00 50s 9.50-11.00 mostly 9.75-10.00 60s          
11.50-13.00 mostly 12.00 70s 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-12.50 80s 12.00-14.00    
mostly 12.00-12.50 90s 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-12.50 few lower 100s           
10.00-12.50 mostly 11.00-12.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min 8.00-9.00 mostly  
9.00 occas lower 10 oz min 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.50-10.00 Norkotah U.S. One 2" or
4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz A 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.50-7.00 occas    
lower baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 5.50-6.50 mostly 6.00-6.50 occas lower  
baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.50-8.00 occas lower baled 
10 5-lb film bags non sz A 6.50-7.50 mostly 7.00-7.50 occas lower 50 lb cartons
40s 9.00-11.00 mostly 9.00 50s 9.00-11.00 mostly 9.00 60s 11.00-12.00 mostly   
11.00 70s 11.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-11.50 80s 11.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-11.50 90s
10.00-11.50 mostly 11.00-11.50 100s 10.00-11.00  U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min 
7.00-8.00 mostly 8.00 10 oz min 8.00-9.00 mostly 9.00