Shipping Point Onion and Potato Recap Report - Washington, DC
USDA - Wed Jan 03, 4:29PM CST
WASHINGTON, DC 3-JAN-2018                                                                                                                             
WA_FV103                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
Recap of Available Shipping Point Onions and Potatoes FOB for Wednesday, January 3, 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 03-JAN-2018                           
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              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 RUSSETS MODERATE, OTHERS 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 and lower
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 10.50-10.75  occas higher 2" min 9.50-10.00 
mostly 10.00 occas higher 10 lb sacks loose 2" min 1.80-1.90                   

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 8.50-9.00  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.  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.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One     
baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 8.00-10.00  occas higher baled 10 5-lb film bags  
sz A 9.00-11.00  occas higher 10 lb film bags loose sz A 1.60-1.80  occas      
higher and lower Round White U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 9.00-11.00  
occas higher                                                                   

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  some including heavy
to minimum size 7.00-7.50 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 03-JAN-2018                            
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              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. Cold weather and Truck shortage 
has curtailed movement. Yellow Globe Type master container 16 3-lb mesh sacks  
med 10.00-12.50                                                                
---POTATOES: DEMAND RUSSET FAIRLY GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET RUSSET BALED   
AND RUSSET CARTONS 40S-80S SLIGHTLY HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY. Cold weather  
and 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 baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A        
8.00-9.25 mostly 8.50 50 lb cartons 40s 12.00-14.25 mostly 13.00-13.50 50s     
12.00-14.25 mostly 13.00-13.50 60s 12.00-14.25 mostly 13.00-13.50 70s          
12.00-14.25 mostly 13.00-13.50 80s 11.50-14.00 mostly 12.50-13.50 90s          
10.00-13.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 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 MODERATE. MARKET YELLOW COLOSSAL, AND REDS LOWER, OTHERS 
STEADY. Truck availability limiting movement. Yellow Hybrid 50 lb sacks col    
9.00-10.00 mostly 10.00 jbo 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.50 med 4.50-6.00 mostly         
5.00-5.50 occas lower White 50 lb sacks jbo 17.00-18.00  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 med      
5.50-7.00 mostly 6.00-6.50                                                     
---POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET CARTON 70S-80S SLIGHTLY HIGHER, OTHERS    
ABOUT STEADY. Truck availability limiting movement. Russet Norkotah U.S. One 2"
or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 6.00  baled 10 5-lb film bags non 
sz A 7.00  50 lb cartons 40s 8.00-9.25 mostly 8.00-9.00 occas higher 50s       
9.00-10.00  occas higher 60s 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00-10.50 occas higher 70s   
10.00-11.00  80s 10.00-11.00  90s 9.00-10.00 mostly 10.00 occas higher 100s    
9.00-10.00 mostly 10.00 occas higher U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 10 oz min 6.00-7.00  
mostly 6.50                                                                    

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 MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Rail and truck availability     
curtailing 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  occas lower jbo 8.50-9.50
mostly 9.00-9.50 occas higher med 5.00-6.00  White U.S. One 50 lb sacks jbo    
17.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 occas higher & lower 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 8.50-9.00 
med 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00                                                      

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 ABOUT STEADY. Truck availability limiting 
movement. Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 10.00-11.50 mostly   
11.00 occas higher 50 lb cartons sz A 10.00-11.50 mostly 11.00 occas higher sz 
B 18.50-20.00 mostly 19.00 few lower Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 30.00  occas lower 50 
lb sacks sz A 8.50-10.00 mostly 9.50 occas higher & lower sz B 17.00-18.50     
mostly 17.50-18.00 few lower tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 14.00-17.00
mostly 16.00 sz B 31.00-33.00 mostly 32.00 occas lower U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz 
A 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.00-6.50 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 10.50-12.00 mostly           
11.00-11.50 50 lb cartons sz A 10.50-12.00 mostly 11.00-11.50 sz B 7.50-9.00   
Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 25.00-32.00 mostly 30.00 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt 
sz A 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 occas lower Russet U.S. One ORGANIC baled  
16 3-lb film bags sz A 20.00-22.00  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 CARTON 80S HIGHER, U.S. TWO 6 OUNCE LOWER,
OTHERS STEADY. Truck shortage curtails 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 11.00-14.50  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: SUPPLY LONG WHITE VERY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.     
Truck shortage slows movement. Round Red U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A           
15.00-20.00 mostly 16.00-18.00 fair appearance 9.00-16.00 sz B 18.00-22.00     
mostly 20.00 fair appearance 12.00-18.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 34.00-40.00 mostly
36.00-38.00 occas lower U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 5.00-9.00 mostly 7.00 occas higher
Long White U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 25.00-30.00  fair appearance 20.00 sz B 
12.00-20.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 34.00-40.00 mostly 36.00    
occas lower U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 5.00-6.00  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 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 MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Severe winter storm curtailing  
movement. 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 MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Truck shortage curtails     
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 MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Rail and truck shortage curtailing
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 9.00-11.00 mostly     
9.50-10.00 50s 9.00-11.00 mostly 9.50-10.00 60s 11.00-13.00 mostly 11.50-12.00 
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 12.00-12.50   
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 6.50-7.50 mostly 6.50-7.00 occas lower baled 5 10-lb film  
bags non sz A 6.00-7.50 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 7.00-8.50 mostly 7.00-7.50 occas lower 50 lb cartons 40s 8.50-10.00 mostly   
9.00 50s 8.50-10.00 mostly 9.00 60s 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 70s 10.50-12.00   
mostly 11.00-11.50 80s 10.50-12.00 mostly 11.00-11.50 90s 10.50-12.00 mostly   
11.00-11.50 100s 10.00-12.00 mostly 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