Prices are weekly averages of daily prices. All prices are in dollars per hundredweight (cwt). FWA is a weighted average of shipping point prices for common packs in each area. Weights differ by area. GRI is the Grower Returns Index for each individual area.

FRESH RUSSET POTATO MARKET REPORT

(North American Potato Market News)

(USDA Market News)

Dec. 15

Market Commentary: Idaho Russet prices have now dropped below harvest lows. Seasonal factors will make it challenging to boost prices for several weeks.

SHIPPING AREA

FWA Chg GRI Chg 70 ct Chg 10 lb. Film Chg

IDAHO BURBANK

$9.82 -$0.33 $3.95 -$0.20 $9.50 -$0.50 $9.50 $0

IDAHO NORKOTAH

$8.64 -$0.37 $2.93 -$0.28 $8 $0 $9 -$0.50

COLUMBIA BASIN

$9.68 -$0.26 $3.91 -$0.16 $10 -$0.50 $9.50 $0

KLAMATH BASIN

$11.25 $0.25 $4.05 $0.18 $13 $0 $10 $0.50

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