BC-USDA-Onion and Pots

3/4/2015 3:15 PM
By Associated Press

IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 04-MAR-2015
Provided by: Fruit and Vegetable Market News,
Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.
Phone: (208) 525-0166 Fax: (208) 525-5546
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.
IF—FV130
***CORRECTED COPY:CHANGED MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS MARKET TONE***
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 Clear 19/50
Pasco, WA Clear 18/55
Mount Vernon, WA Clear 30/50
Twin Falls, ID Clear 22/43
Idaho Falls, ID Partly Cloudy 9/35
Ontario, OR Partly Cloudy 21/49
Klamath Falls, OR Clear 17/54
Stevens Point, WI Partly Cloudy 1/12 Windy
Antigo, WI Overcast -2/8 Windy
Monte Vista, CO Mostly Cloudy 17/33
Grand Forks, ND Overcast -10/4 Windy
Ica, Peru Partly Cloudy 66/79
Lima, Peru Partly Cloudy 66/79
Tampico, Mexico Partly Cloudy 54/79
Immokalee, FL Clear 64/88
CENTRAL WISCONSIN
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis
2014 Season
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.
Yellow Globe Type U.S. One
50 lb sacks
med 4.00-6.50 mostly 4.50-5.50
master container 16 3-lb mesh sacks
med 6.50-8.50 mostly 7.00
CENTRAL WISCONSIN
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis
2014 Season
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.
Russet Norkotah U.S. One
baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 5.75-7.00 mostly 5.75-6.50
baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 6.75-8.00 mostly 6.75-7.50
50 lb cartons
40s 11.00-13.00 mostly 12.00
50s 11.00-13.00 mostly 12.00
60s 11.00-13.00 mostly 12.00
70s 11.00-13.00 mostly 12.00
80s 9.50-11.00 mostly 10.00-10.50
90s 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00
100s 8.00-9.50 mostly 9.00
COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON & UMATILLA BASIN OREGON
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis
2014 Season
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND WHITES GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET WHITES AND YELLOW MEDIUM HIGHER,
OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.
Yellow Hybrid 50 lb sacks
jbo 3.00-4.00 mostly 3.00-3.50
med 2.00-3.50 mostly 2.50-3.00
White 50 lb sacks
jbo 13.00-15.00
med 11.00-14.00 occas lower
Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks
jbo 4.00-4.50 occas higher
med 3.00-3.50 mostly 3.00 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 MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.
Russet Norkotah U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min
baled 5 10-lb film bags
sz A 4.00-5.00 occas lower
non sz A 3.00-4.00 occas higher
baled 10 5-lb film bags
sz A 5.00-6.00 occas lower
non sz A 4.00-5.00 occas higher
50 lb cartons
40s 8.00-10.00 occas higher
50s 10.00-11.00 occas higher
60s 10.00-11.00 occas higher
70s 10.00-11.00 occas higher
80s 8.00-9.00 occas higher
90s 7.00-8.00
100s 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00-7.50
U.S. Two 50 lb sacks
10 oz min 4.00-5.00 occas higher & lower
FLORIDA
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis
2015 Season
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ROUND WHITE & ROUND RED LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.
Round Red
U.S. One
baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 12.50-13.75
50 lb cartons
sz A 11.00-12.25
sz B 18.00-20.25
Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 28.00-35.75 mostly 30.75
50 lb sacks
sz A 9.50-10.75
sz B 16.00-18.75
tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt
sz A 18.50-20.50
U.S. Two 50 lb sacks
sz A 7.00-8.75
sz B 14.00-14.75
Round White
U.S. One 50 lb cartons
sz A 24.00-24.25
sz B 18.00-20.25
Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 50.00-50.75
50 lb sacks
sz A 22.50-22.75
sz B 16.50-18.75
U.S. Two 50 lb sacks
sz A 10.50-14.75
Yellow Type
U.S. One 50 lb cartons
sz A 20.00-20.25
sz B 14.00-14.25
Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 40.00-50.75 mostly 45.00-45.50
50 lb sacks
sz A 18.50-18.75
sz B 12.50-12.75
U.S. Two 50 lb sacks
sz A 10.50-14.75 mostly 10.50
IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, OREGON
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis
2014 Season
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.
Yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. One
50 lb sacks
Super Col 5.00-6.00 mostly 6.00
col 4.00-5.00 occas higher
jbo 3.00-3.50 occas higher
med 2.50-3.50 mostly 3.00
Red Globe Type U.S. One 25 lb sacks
jbo 5.00-6.00 occas lower
med 4.00-5.00 occas lower
KLAMATH BASIN, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND OREGON
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis
2014 Season
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.
Russet Norkotah/Other Varieties U.S. One
baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 3.50-5.00 mostly 4.00
baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 4.50-6.00 mostly 5.00
50 lb cartons
40s 11.50-13.00 mostly 11.50-12.00
50s 11.50-13.00 mostly 11.50-12.00
60s 11.50-15.00 mostly 11.50-12.00
70s 11.50-15.00 mostly 11.50-12.00
80s 10.00-14.00 mostly 10.00-11.00
90s 8.00-11.50 mostly 8.00-9.00
100s 8.00-11.00 mostly 8.00-9.00
U.S. Two 50 lb sacks
10 oz min 5.00-8.00 mostly 5.00-6.00
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis
2015 Season
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET YELLOW JUMBO AND WHITE MEDIUIM HIGHER,
OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.
Yellow
Grano 50 lb sacks
jbo 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00
med 8.00 occas lower
Grano - Marked Sweet 40 lb cartons
jbo 12.00-14.00 few low as 10.00
White 50 lb sacks
jbo 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00
med 12.00-14.00
MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY)
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis
2014 Season
---POTATOES: SUPPLY YELLOW TYPE VERY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.
Round Red
U.S. One
baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 7.00-9.00 mostly 7.50-8.00 occas higher
50 lb cartons
sz A 7.50-9.00 mostly 8.00 occas higher
sz B 13.50-18.00 mostly 14.50-15.50 occas higher
Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 22.00-30.00 mostly 25.00
50 lb sacks
sz A 5.00-7.50 mostly 6.50 occas higher
sz B 12.00-16.25 mostly 13.00-14.00
tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt
sz A 9.00-13.00 mostly 11.00 occas higher
U.S. Two 50 lb sacks
sz A 3.00-4.00 mostly 3.00-3.50
sz B 6.00-9.00 mostly 6.50-7.00
Yellow Type U.S. One
baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 11.00-11.25
tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt
sz A 17.00-17.50
NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis
2014 Season
---POTATOES: SUPPLY YELLOW TYPE VERY LIGHT. DEMAND SIZE B GOOD ON LIGHT OFFERINGS,
OTHERS FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.
Round Red
U.S. One 50 lb cartons
sz A 10.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 occas lower fair appearance 9.00-10.00
sz B 14.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 fair appearance 12.00-15.00
Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 30.00-35.00 mostly 34.00
U.S. Two 50 lb sacks
sz A 5.00-6.00
Yellow Type
U.S. One 50 lb cartons
sz A 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00
sz B 13.00-16.00 mostly 14.00
Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 30.00-35.00 mostly 34.00
U.S. Two 50 lb sacks
sz A 5.00-6.00
SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO
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 4.00-4.50 occas higher & lower
baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 5.00-5.50 occas higher & lower
50 lb cartons
40s 12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00
50s 13.00-14.00 mostly 13.00
60s 13.00-14.00 mostly 13.00
70s 11.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 occas higher
80s 8.50 occas higher & lower
90s 8.00 occas higher & lower
100s 8.00 occas higher
U.S. Two
baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 3.00-4.50 mostly 3.50
50 lb sacks 10 oz min 6.00-7.00 occas lower
U.S. Coml bulk per cwt 5.75-6.50 mostly 6.00 few higher & lower
Round Red U.S. One
baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00
Yellow Type U.S. One
baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 11.00
UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT IDAHO
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis
2014 Season
---POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.
Russet Burbank U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min
baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz A 40% 5-oz min 3.50-4.00 occas higher
baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 40% 5-oz min 3.00-3.50 occas higher
baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 40% 5-oz min 4.50-5.00 occas higher
baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 40% 5-oz min 4.00-4.50 occas higher
50 lb cartons
40s 13.50-14.00 occas higher
50s 13.50-14.00 occas higher
60s 13.50-14.00 occas higher
70s 12.00-13.50 mostly 12.50-13.00 occas higher
80s 7.00-8.50 mostly 8.00-8.50 occas higher
90s 6.00-6.50 occas higher
100s 5.00-5.50 occas higher
U.S. Two 50 lb sacks
6 oz min 4.00-4.50 occas higher & lower
10 oz min 7.00-7.25 occas higher & lower
Norkotah U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min
baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz A 40% 5-oz min 3.50-4.00 occas higher
baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 40% 5-oz min 3.00-3.50 occas higher
baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 40% 5-oz min 4.50-5.00 occas higher
baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 40% 5-oz min 4.00-4.50 occas higher
50 lb cartons
40s 13.00-13.50 occas higher
50s 13.00-13.50 occas higher
60s 13.00-13.50 occas higher
70s 12.00-13.50 mostly 12.50-13.00
80s 8.00-8.50 occas higher
90s 6.00-6.50
100s 5.00-5.50
U.S. Two 50 lb sacks
6 oz min 4.00-4.50 occas higher & lower
10 oz min 7.00-7.50 occas higher


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