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)

May 5

Downward pressure on Russet prices continued last week, as packers attempted to push more potatoes into the market.

STATE

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

IDAHO BURBANK

$17.12 -$0.78 $8.20 -$0.47 $22.50 -$2 $13.50 $0

IDAHO NORKOTAH

$16.08 -$0.72 $8.47 -$0.54 $20.50 -$1.75 $13.50 $0

COLUMBIA BASIN

$16.38 -$0.55 $8.07 -$0.34 $20 -$2 $12.50 $0

KLAMATH BASIN

$16.67 -$0.75 $7.93 -$0.52 $23 -$1 $12 -$0.50

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