Shipping Point Onion and Potato Recap Report - Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DC 12-OCT-2017                                                                                                                            
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Recap of Available Shipping Point Onions and Potatoes FOB for Thursday, October 12, 2017                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
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 12-OCT-2017                           
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                

LONG ISLAND NEW YORK                                                           
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Round White U.S. One baled 10 5-lb  
sacks sz A 10.50-11.50  50 lb sacks sz A 8.50-9.00  sz A lge   few 10.75-11.00 
tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 16.00-16.50  occas lower Yellow Type    
U.S. One baled 10 5-lb sacks sz A 15.00-16.00  tote bags approx 2000 lbs per   
cwt sz A 26.50  occas higher                                                   

MICHIGAN                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Globe Type master       
container 16 3-lb mesh sacks med 11.00-13.00 mostly 12.00-12.50 Red Globe Type 
25 lb sacks jbo 9.00-11.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 med 7.00-8.00                     

NEW YORK                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Globe Type 50 lb sacks  
jbo 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 med 2 1/4"min 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00   
Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 10.00-12.00  med 9.00-10.00                     

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 12-OCT-2017                            
                                                                               
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. Truck shortage curtails         
movement. Yellow Globe Type master container 16 3-lb mesh sacks med 10.00-13.00
                                                                               
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Truck shortage curtails       
movement. Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 6.00-7.00      
mostly 6.50-7.00 baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.50-8.00 50 lb 
cartons 40s 10.00-12.50 mostly 12.00 50s 10.00-12.50 mostly 12.00 60s          
10.00-12.50 mostly 12.00 70s 10.00-12.50 mostly 12.00 80s 10.00-12.50 mostly   
10.00-11.00 90s 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 100s 9.00-10.00  Round Red U.S. One    
baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 13.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 50 lb cartons sz A       
12.00-16.00 mostly 13.00-13.50 occas lower sz B 16.00-21.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 
50 lb sacks sz A 11.00-15.00 mostly 12.00-12.50 occas lower 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 12.00-13.00 50 lb cartons sz A 11.00-14.00 mostly           
13.00-14.00 50 lb sacks sz A 10.00-13.00 mostly 12.00-13.00                    

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 STEADY. Truck shortage limiting         
movement. Yellow Hybrid 50 lb sacks col 10.00-11.50 mostly 11.00 jbo 8.00-9.50 
mostly 8.50-9.00 med 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.50 White 50 lb sacks jbo 17.00-18.00   
occas higher & lower med 15.00-17.00 mostly 15.00 occas higher & lower Red     
Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 7.50-8.50 mostly 8.00 med 6.00-7.00 mostly 7.00     
occas higher                                                                   
---POTATOES: DEMAND BALES GOOD, CARTON 80S-100S FAIRLY GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE.  
MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Truck shortage limiting movement. Russet Norkotah U.S. One
2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 5.00-5.50 mostly 5.50 baled 10 
5-lb film bags non sz A 6.00-6.50 mostly 6.50 50 lb cartons 40s 8.00-11.00     
mostly 8.00-9.00 50s 8.00-11.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 occas higher 60s 8.00-11.00   
mostly 8.00-9.00 occas higher 70s 8.00-11.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 80s 8.00-10.00   
mostly 8.00-9.00 occas higher 90s 8.00-10.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 100s 8.00-10.00  
mostly 8.00-9.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 10 oz min 6.00-8.00                      

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 ABOUT STEADY. Truck shortage limiting   
movement. Yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. One 50 lb sacks Super Col 12.00-14.00     
mostly 13.00 col 11.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 jbo 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 med      
5.00-6.00 mostly 5.50-6.00 White U.S. One 50 lb sacks jbo 18.00-20.00  med     
16.00-18.00  occas higher Red Globe Type U.S. One 25 lb sacks jbo 9.00-10.00   
occas lower med 7.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 occas lower                              

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: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Truck   
shortage slows sales & movement. Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz 
A 11.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 occas lower 50 lb cartons sz A 11.00-12.00 mostly   
12.00 occas lower sz B 18.00-20.00 mostly 19.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 28.00-30.00
occas higher 50 lb sacks sz A 9.50-10.50 mostly 10.50 occas lower sz B         
16.50-18.50 mostly 17.50-18.00 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A          
16.00-18.00 mostly 18.00 occas lower sz B 30.00-34.00 mostly 32.00 U.S. Two 50 
lb sacks sz A 6.00-7.50 mostly 6.50-7.00 sz B 9.50-14.00 mostly 11.00 Yellow   
Type U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 11.50-14.00  fair appearance 11.00  
50 lb cartons sz A 11.50-14.00  fair appearance 11.00 sz B 8.00-12.00 mostly   
9.50-10.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 30.00-35.00 mostly 30.00 tote bags approx 2000  
lbs per cwt sz A 17.00-18.00  fair appearance 16.00 Russet U.S. One ORGANIC    
baled 16 3-lb film bags sz A 22.00  Round Red U.S. One ORGANIC baled 16 3-lb   
film bags sz A 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 FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET CARTONS SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT  
STEADY. Truck shortage slows movement. Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb  
film bags sz A 6.50-7.50  baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 7.50-8.50  50 lb cartons
40s 9.00-11.00 mostly 9.00 occas higher 50s 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 60s 
11.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 70s 11.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 80s 10.00-11.00  90s     
10.00  100s 10.00  U.S. Two baled 5 10-lb film bags 6.00                       

NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON                                                        
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  Round Red U.S. One 50 lb
cartons sz A 16.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 fair appearance 10.00-18.00 sz B         
18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 fair appearance 14.00-19.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8"       
28.00-40.00 mostly 38.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6.00-9.00 mostly 6.00-7.00 Long  
White U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 25.00-30.00 mostly 26.00 fair appearance     
20.00-25.00 sz B 12.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 35.00-40.00      
mostly 38.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6.00-10.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 Yellow Type U.S. 
One 50 lb cartons sz A 20.00-25.00 mostly 22.00 fair appearance 15.00-21.00 sz 
B 12.00-17.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 36.00-40.00 mostly 38.00  
U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6.00-9.00                                                 

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.  Yellow Granex - Marked Sweet 40
lb cartons jbo 17.00-21.00 mostly 18.00-19.00                                  

SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Truck shortage slows    
movement. Russet Norkotah/Other Varieties U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A
6.50-7.00 mostly 7.00 few lower baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 7.50-8.00 mostly  
8.00 few lower 50 lb cartons 40s 9.00-11.00 mostly 9.00 50s 10.00-11.00 mostly 
10.00 60s 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 70s 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 80s 9.00-11.00 
mostly 10.00 90s 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 100s 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 U.S. Two 
baled 5 10-lb film bags 4.50-7.00 mostly 4.50-6.00 50 lb sacks 10 oz min       
7.50-9.00 mostly 7.50-8.00 U.S. Coml bulk per cwt 9.50-10.50  occas lower Round
Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 15.00  Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10 
5-lb film bags sz A 12.00-14.00                                                

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 FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Truck Shortage limiting  
movement. Russet Burbank U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non  
sz A 5.50-7.00 mostly 6.00 baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 5.00-6.75 mostly   
5.50 baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 6.00-7.50 mostly 7.00 baled 10 5-lb film
bags non sz A 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.50 50 lb cartons 40s 9.00-10.00  50s          
9.00-10.00  60s 9.50-10.00 mostly 10.00 70s 9.50-10.00 mostly 10.00 80s        
9.50-10.50 mostly 10.00 90s 9.50-11.00 mostly 11.00 100s 9.50-11.00 mostly     
11.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min 8.00-9.00 mostly 9.00 10 oz min 8.00-10.00 
mostly 9.50-10.00 Norkotah U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non
sz A 5.50-6.50 mostly 6.00 baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 5.00-6.00 mostly   
5.50 baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 6.50-7.50 mostly 7.00 baled 10 5-lb film
bags non sz A 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.50 50 lb cartons 40s 9.00  occas higher 50s   
9.00  occas higher 60s 9.00-9.50 mostly 9.00 occas higher 70s 9.00-9.50 mostly 
9.00 occas higher 80s 9.00-9.50 mostly 9.00 occas higher 90s 9.00-10.00 mostly 
9.00 100s 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min 7.50-8.00 mostly
8.00 10 oz min 8.00-9.50 mostly 8.00-8.50