Shipping Point Onion and Potato Recap Report - Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DC 11-FEB-2019                                                                                                                            
WA_FV103                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
Recap of Available Shipping Point Onions and Potatoes FOB for Monday, February 11, 2019                                                               
                                                                                                                                                      
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 11-FEB-2019                           
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                

AROOSTOOK COUNTY MAINE                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah/Other        
Varieties U.S. One baled 5 10-lb sacks 2" or 4 oz min 8.00-9.50  baled 10 5-lb 
sacks 2" or 4 oz min 9.00-10.50 mostly 9.50-10.00 occasional lower tote bags   
approx 2000 lbs per cwt 2" or 4 oz min 14.00-15.00  Round White U.S. One baled 
10 5-lb sacks 2" min 9.00-11.00 mostly 9.50-10.50 Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10
5-lb sacks 2" min 11.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 occasional higher tote bags approx  
2000 lbs per cwt 2" min 17.50-18.50                                            

CANADA (NEW BRUNSWICK) CROSSINGS THROUGH MAINE POINTS                          
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis - Prices in U.S. Dollars                     
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah/Other Varieties U.S.
No. 1 or Canada No. 1 baled 5 10-lb sacks 2" or 4 oz min 11.00-11.50  baled 10 
5-lb sacks 2" or 4 oz min 12.00-12.50                                          

MICHIGAN                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One     
baled 5 10-lb sacks sz A 10.00-12.75  few including prior commitments low as   
9.25 baled 10 5-lb sacks sz A 11.00-13.75  few low as 10.25                    

NEW YORK                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.      
Several growers have finished for the season. Wide range in quality and size.  
Yellow Globe Type 50 lb sacks jbo 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 fair quality   
and condition lower med 2 1/4"min 11.00-13.00  fair quality and condition lower

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 11-FEB-2019                            
                                                                               
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                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Globe Type master       
container 16 3-lb mesh sacks med 12.50-15.50 mostly 13.00-14.00                
---POTATOES: DEMAND RUSSET CARTONS 40S-70S EXCEEDS OFFERINGS, OTHERS FAIRLY    
LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A   
7.50-10.00 mostly 9.00-9.50 occas higher baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A          
8.50-11.00 mostly 10.00-10.50 occas higher 50 lb cartons 40s 13.00-16.00 mostly
14.00-16.00 50s 13.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 60s 13.00-16.00 mostly          
14.00-16.00 70s 13.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-16.00 80s 12.50-15.00 mostly          
12.50-13.50 90s 11.50-13.00 mostly 11.50-12.00 100s 11.00-13.00 mostly         
11.50-12.00                                                                    

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON & UMATILLA BASIN OREGON                              
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: Too few open market sales to establish a market.  Most sheds are
closed to due severe weather conditions.                                       
---POTATOES: DEMAND CARTON 50S-80S EXCEEDS SUPPLY, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET     
ABOUT STEADY. Winter weather conditions limiting movement. Russet Norkotah U.S.
One baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.00-5.50 occas higher   
baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.00-6.50 occas higher 50 lb 
cartons 40s 9.00-10.00  occas higher 50s 11.50-13.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 occas  
higher 60s 11.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 70s 11.50-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00   
80s 10.50-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 90s 10.00-11.00  occas higher 100s          
9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 10 oz min 6.00-7.00               

FLORIDA                                                                        
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND ROUND WHITE VERY GOOD, ROUND RED AND YELLOW TYPE GOOD.     
MARKET STEADY.  Round Red U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 15.50-17.00 mostly       
16.25-17.00 sz B 19.00-20.25  Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 35.75-40.75  50 lb sacks sz A
13.75-15.50 mostly 14.75-15.50 sz B 17.25-18.75  tote bags approx 2000 lbs per 
cwt sz A 26.50-30.00 mostly 28.50-30.00 Round White U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A
27.00-27.50  sz B 17.50-22.50 mostly 20.00-22.50 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8"           
40.75-50.50 mostly 45.75 50 lb sacks sz A 25.50-25.75  sz B 15.75-20.75 mostly 
18.50-20.75 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 50.50  Yellow Type U.S. One 
50 lb cartons sz A 22.25-27.00 mostly 22.25-22.50 occas lower sz B 17.50-19.75 
mostly 18.00 occas lower Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 40.75-50.50 mostly 45.75-50.00 50 
lb sacks sz A 20.75-25.50 mostly 20.75 occas lower sz B 15.75-18.00 mostly     
16.50 occas lower tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 38.50-40.75           

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, OREGON                                               
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET YELLOW SUPER COLOSSAL, COLOSSAL AND     
JUMBO LOWER, OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  Yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. One 50 lb sacks  
Super Col 8.00-8.50  col 7.50-8.00  jbo 7.00-7.50  med 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.50   
White U.S. One 50 lb sacks jbo 30.00  occas lower med 30.00  occas lower Red   
Globe Type U.S. One 25 lb sacks jbo 7.00-7.50 mostly 7.00 occas lower med      
6.00-7.00                                                                      

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY)                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ROUND RED US ONE SZ A LOWER, OTHERS       
STEADY.  Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 11.00-12.00 mostly    
11.00-11.50 occas lower 50 lb cartons sz A 11.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-11.50 occas
lower sz B 13.00-14.50 mostly 14.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 25.00-30.00 mostly     
25.00 50 lb sacks sz A 9.50-10.50 mostly 9.50-10.00 occas lower sz B           
11.50-13.00 mostly 11.50-12.50 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A          
16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 occas lower sz B 20.00-23.00 mostly 20.00-22.00 
occas higher & lower U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 4.75-5.50 mostly 5.00 sz B      
7.50-8.50 mostly 8.00 occas lower Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags 
sz A 13.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-13.50 occas higher 50 lb cartons sz A 13.00-14.00
mostly 13.00-13.50 occas higher sz B 8.50-10.00 mostly 8.50-9.00 occas higher  
Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 25.00-30.00  tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A        
20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 occas higher                                    

NEBRASKA                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND LIGHT WITH HIGHER PRICES. MARKET CATRONS 50-100S HIGHER,   
OTHERS STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 8.50-9.00
mostly 9.00 baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 9.50-10.00 mostly 10.00 50 lb cartons 
40s 11.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 50s 13.00  60s 13.00  70s 13.00  80s 13.00  90s   
13.00  100s 13.00  U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 10 oz min 7.00-9.00 mostly 7.00        

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                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET HIGHER.  Yellow Granex - Marked Sweet
40 lb cartons jbo 17.00-20.00 mostly 18.00-19.00 occas higher                  

SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah/Other        
Varieties U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.50 baled 10 
5-lb film bags sz A 8.50-10.00 mostly 9.50 50 lb cartons 40s 11.00-12.50 mostly
12.00 occas lower 50s 11.00-13.00 mostly 12.50-13.00 occas higher 60s          
12.00-13.00 mostly 12.50-13.00 occas higher 70s 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.50-13.00 
occas higher 80s 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.50-13.00 occas higher 90s 12.00-13.00   
mostly 12.50-13.00 occas higher 100s 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.50-13.00 occas      
higher U.S. Two baled 5 10-lb film bags 7.00  50 lb sacks 10 oz min 7.00-9.00  
mostly 7.00 U.S. Coml bulk per cwt 9.50-11.00 mostly 10.00 Round Red U.S. One  
baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 12.50-13.00 mostly 13.00 Yellow Type U.S. One     
baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 11.00-13.00 mostly 13.00                          

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT IDAHO                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Burbank U.S. One 2" or
4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz A 4.50-6.00 mostly 5.00-5.50 baled 5  
10-lb film bags non sz A 4.00-6.25 mostly 4.50-5.00 baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks   
non sz A 5.50-7.00 mostly 6.00-6.50 baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 5.00-6.50 
mostly 5.50-6.00 50 lb cartons 40s 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 50s 12.00-14.00    
mostly 12.00 60s 13.00-14.00 mostly 13.00 70s 12.50-14.00 mostly 13.00 occas   
higher 80s 12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00 occas higher 90s 9.50-11.00 mostly 11.00   
100s 8.00-9.00 mostly 9.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min 6.00-6.50 mostly 6.50 
10 oz min 7.50-8.00 mostly 8.00 Norkotah U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb 
mesh sacks non sz A 4.50-6.50 mostly 5.00-5.50 baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A
4.00-6.00 mostly 4.50-5.00 baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 5.50-7.50 mostly  
6.00-6.50 baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 5.00-7.00 mostly 5.50-6.00 50 lb    
cartons 40s 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 50s 10.00-11.00  occas lower 60s           
11.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 70s 11.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 80s 10.00-12.00 mostly   
10.00-11.00 90s 8.50-9.50 mostly 9.00 100s 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.50-9.00 U.S. Two 
50 lb sacks 6 oz min 5.50-6.50 mostly 6.00 occas lower 10 oz min 7.00-7.50     
mostly 7.00