Onion and potato market report

Idaho Falls Shipping Point Prices as of Aug. 18.

Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable Market News,

Federal-State Market News Service, USDA.

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.

The Following Terms when used by Market News will be interpreted as meaning:

Occasional-1 to 5%, Few-6 to 10%, Some-11 to 25%, Many-26 to 50%,

Mostly-51 to 90%, Generally-91 to 100%

Moses Lake, WA Partly Cloudy 63/93

Pasco, WA Clear 59/95 Smoke

Twin Falls, ID Clear 64/90

Ontario, OR Clear 64/95

Stevens Point, WI Overcast 56/76 Thunderstorm/Rain

Antigo, WI Overcast 55/71 Fog/Mist

Bakersfield, CA Clear 71/99

Fresno,CA Clear 70/98

Las Cruces, NM Partly Cloudy 67/95

Saint Cloud, MN Partly Cloudy 67/81

BIG LAKE AND CENTRAL MINNESOTA

Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis

2014 Season

---POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET LOWER.

Truck shortage limits movement.

Round Red U.S. One

baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00

50 lb cartons

sz A 9.50-10.00 occas fair quality lower

sz B 13.50-15.00 mostly 13.50-14.00

Creamers 3/4-1 5/8” 20.00-30.00 mostly 20.00

50 lb sacks

sz A 8.00-8.50 occas fair quality lower

sz B 12.00-13.50 mostly 12.00-13.00

tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt

sz A 14.00-15.00 mostly 15.00 occas fair quality lower

U.S. Two 50 lb sacks

sz A 3.50-5.00 mostly 4.25-4.50

sz B 6.00-9.00 mostly 7.50-8.00

CENTRAL WISCONSIN

Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis

2014 Season

---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.

Russet Norkotah U.S. One

baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 7.00-9.00 mostly 8.00

baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00

50 lb cartons

40s 11.00-12.00 few lower

50s 11.00-12.00 few lower

60s 11.00-12.00 few lower

70s 11.00-12.00 few higher and lower

80s 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-12.00

90s 9.00-10.00 mostly 10.00

100s 9.00-10.00 mostly 10.00

Round Red U.S. One

baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 8.50-10.00 mostly 8.50-9.00 occas higher

baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 9.50-11.00 mostly 9.50-10.00 occas higher

50 lb cartons

sz A 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-9.50

sz B 10.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-13.50

50 lb sacks

sz A 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00-8.50

sz B 9.00-13.00 mostly 12.00-12.50

Round White U.S. One

50 lb sacks

sz A 6.50-8.00 mostly 7.00-8.00

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON & UMATILLA BASIN OREGON

Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis

2014 Season

---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.

Yellow Hybrid 50 lb sacks

jbo 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00-8.50 occas lower

med 6.50-7.00 mostly 7.00

White 50 lb sacks

jbo 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.00

med 10.00

Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks

jbo 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00

med 6.00-7.00 mostly 7.00 occas higher

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON & UMATILLA BASIN OREGON

Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis

2014 Season

---POTATOES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.

Russet Norkotah U.S. One 2” or 4-oz Min

baled 5 10-lb film bags

sz A 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.00 occas lower

non sz A 4.00-5.00 mostly 4.00 occas lower

baled 10 5-lb film bags

sz A 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.00 occas lower

non sz A 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.00 occas lower

50 lb cartons

40s 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 few lower occas higher

50s 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 few lower occas higher

60s 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 few lower occas higher

70s 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 few lower occas higher

80s 6.00-8.00 mostly 6.00-7.00 few lower occas higher

90s 6.00-8.00 mostly 6.00-7.00 few lower occas higher

100s 6.00-8.00 mostly 6.00-7.00 few lower occas higher

U.S. Two 50 lb sacks

10 oz min 4.00-6.00 mostly 4.00-5.00

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, OREGON

Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis

2014 Season

---ONIONS DRY: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE.

Yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. One

50 lb sacks

Super Col 12.00-14.00

col 10.00-11.00 occas higher

jbo 9.00

med 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00

Red Globe Type U.S. One 25 lb sacks

jbo 8.00-9.00 mostly 9.00 occas higher

med 6.00-8.00 mostly 7.00

FIRST REPORT

SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA

Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis

2014 Season

---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.

Yellow Hybrid 50 lb sacks

Super Col supplies insufficient to quote

col 11.00-12.00 few lower

jbo 8.00-9.00

med 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.00

Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks

jbo 9.00-10.00

med 7.00-8.00

SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO

Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis

2014 Season

---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET SLIGHTLY LOWER.

Yellow Grano 50 lb sacks

Super Col 13.00-15.00

col 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00

jbo 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-12.00

med 8.00-9.00 occas higher & lower

rpkr sz 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00

White 50 lb sacks

jbo 14.00-15.00

med 12.00-13.00

Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks

jbo 11.00-12.00

med 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 occas lower

TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT & WESTERN IDAHO

Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis

2014 Season

---POTATOES: DEMAND BALED FAIRLY GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET LOWER.

Russet Norkotah U.S. One 2” or 4-oz Min

baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz A 40% 5-oz min 4.50-5.50 mostly 4.50-

5.00 occas higher

baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 40% 5-oz min 4.00-5.00 occas higher

baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 40% 5-oz min 5.50-6.50 mostly 5.50-

6.00 occas higher

baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 40% 5-oz min 5.00-6.00 occas higher

50 lb cartons

40s 8.00 occas higher & lower

50s 8.00 occas higher & lower

60s 8.00 occas higher & lower

70s 8.00 occas higher & lower

80s 8.00 occas higher & lower

90s 8.00 occas higher & lower

100s 8.00 occas higher & lower

U.S. Two 50 lb sacks

6 oz min 6.00-6.50 mostly 6.00

10 oz min 7.00-7.50 mostly 7.00



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