Shipping Point Onion and Potato Recap Report - Washington, DC
WASHINGTON, DC 21-MAR-2019                                                                                                                            
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Recap of Available Shipping Point Onions and Potatoes FOB for Thursday, March 21, 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 21-MAR-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                              

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. Offerings fairly light. 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  occasional lower baled 10 5-lb sacks sz A
11.00-13.25  occasional higher and lower                                       

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 21-MAR-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                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One     
baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-9.50 occas higher baled 10 
5-lb film bags sz A 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00-10.50 occas higher 50 lb cartons   
40s 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 50s 14.00-16.50 mostly 15.00-16.00 60s      
14.00-16.50 mostly 15.00-16.00 70s 14.00-16.50 mostly 15.00-16.00 80s          
12.50-15.25 mostly 14.00-15.00 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: DEMAND RED GOOD , YELLOW MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Hybrid
50 lb sacks col 15.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 jbo 14.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 med      
15.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 11.00-13.00 mostly     
11.00-12.00 occas lower med 11.00-13.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 occas lower         
---POTATOES: DEMAND CARTONS 40-80S VERY GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  
Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 5.00-5.50  baled 10  
5-lb film bags non sz A 6.00-6.50  50 lb cartons 40s 12.00-14.00 mostly        
12.00-13.00 50s 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 60s 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 70s      
13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 80s 12.00-15.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 90s 10.00-11.00    
mostly 10.50-11.00 occas lower 100s 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 occas lower U.S.  
Two 50 lb sacks 10 oz min 6.00-7.00  occas lower                               

FLORIDA                                                                        
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND ROUND WHITE AND YELLOW TYPE GOOD, ROUND RED MODERATE.      
MARKET STEADY.  Round Red U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 14.50-15.00  sz B        
20.50-23.00 mostly 22.00-22.50 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 30.75-35.50 mostly          
35.00-35.50 50 lb sacks sz A 12.75-13.50  sz B 18.75-21.25 mostly 20.25-20.75  
tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 24.00-26.00 mostly 24.50 U.S. Two 50 lb 
sacks sz A 8.75-10.50  sz B 10.75-14.75  Round White U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz 
A 22.50-24.50  sz B 14.00-18.50 mostly 14.00-14.50 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8"         
40.50-50.75 mostly 45.75-50.75 50 lb sacks sz A 20.75-22.75  sz B 12.50-16.75  
mostly 12.50-12.75 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 40.50-44.50  U.S. Two
50 lb sacks sz A 12.75-16.75 mostly 14.75-16.75 sz B 8.75-12.75 mostly         
10.75-12.75 Yellow Type U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 22.75-25.75 mostly         
24.50-25.75 sz B 14.00-17.50 mostly 14.00-15.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 40.50-50.75
mostly 45.75-50.75 50 lb sacks sz A 20.75-24.00 mostly 22.75-24.00 sz B        
12.25-15.75 mostly 12.50-13.25 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A          
36.50-44.50 mostly 44.00-44.50 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 7.75-12.75 mostly     
10.75                                                                          

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 RED GOOD, YELLOW MODERATE. MARKET YELLOW MEDIUM LOWER,   
OTHERS ABOUT STEADY.  Yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. One 50 lb sacks Super Col     
14.00-17.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 col 14.00-16.50 mostly 14.00-16.00 jbo          
13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 med 13.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 Red Globe    
Type U.S. One 25 lb sacks jbo 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 occas higher med        
13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 occas higher                                          

LOWER RIO GRANDE VALLEY, TEXAS                                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Grano 
- Marked Sweet 40 lb cartons jbo 24.00                                         

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS                                           
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: SUPPLY WHITES VERY LIGHT. MARKET RED JUMBOS ABOUT STEADY, OTHERS
STEADY.  Yellow Grano 50 lb sacks col 20.00-22.00 mostly 21.00 jbo 19.00-21.00 
mostly 20.00 occas lower med 18.00-20.00 mostly 18.00 occas lower Grano -      
Marked Sweet 40 lb cartons jbo 18.00-21.00 mostly 18.00-20.00 occas higher     
White 50 lb sacks jbo 50.00-52.00 mostly 50.00 med 45.00-50.00 mostly          
45.00-48.00 Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 12.00-14.00  occas higher med       
12.00-14.00                                                                    

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 STEADY.  Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb 
film bags sz A 11.00-11.50  occas lower 50 lb cartons sz A 11.00-11.50  occas  
lower sz B 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 25.00-30.00 mostly     
25.00 50 lb sacks sz A 9.50-10.00  occas lower sz B 11.50-13.50 mostly         
12.00-13.00 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 15.00-17.00 mostly          
16.00-17.00 sz B 20.00-24.00 mostly 21.00-22.00 occas higher & lower U.S. Two  
50 lb sacks sz A 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.00 sz B 6.50-9.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 occas   
lower Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 12.50-14.50 mostly     
13.00 occas higher 50 lb cartons sz A 12.50-14.50 mostly 13.00 occas higher sz 
B 8.50-10.50 mostly 9.00-10.00 occas higher Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 25.00-30.00    
mostly 25.00 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 19.00-23.00 mostly         
20.00-23.00 occas higher                                                       

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 MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Granex - Marked Sweet 40
lb cartons jbo 18.00-22.00 mostly 20.00                                        

SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah/Other Varieties U.S.
One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 8.00-8.50 mostly 8.50 baled 10 5-lb film bags 
sz A 8.50-9.50 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 6.50-7.00 mostly 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 CARTON 40-80S GOOD, BALES LIGHT, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET   
STEADY.  Russet Burbank U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz
A 4.00-5.00  baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 3.50-4.50  occas higher baled 10 
5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 5.00-6.00  baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 4.50-5.50 
occas higher 50 lb cartons 40s 14.00-14.50 mostly 14.00 50s 14.00-14.50 mostly 
14.00 60s 14.00-15.00 mostly 15.00 70s 14.00-15.00 mostly 15.00 80s 13.00-15.00
mostly 13.50-14.00 occas higer 90s 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.50-11.00 occas higer  
100s 7.50-9.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min 5.50-7.00 mostly 
6.50 10 oz min 7.50-8.50 mostly 8.00 Norkotah U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5  
10-lb mesh sacks non sz A 4.00-5.00  baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 3.50-4.50
baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 5.00-6.00  baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A  
4.50-5.50  50 lb cartons 40s 12.50-14.00 mostly 12.50-13.00 50s 13.00-14.00    
mostly 13.00 60s 13.50-15.00 mostly 13.50 70s 13.50-15.00 mostly 13.50 80s     
11.00-13.00 mostly 13.00 90s 9.00  occas higher 100s 7.50-9.00 mostly 8.00-9.00
U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min 6.00  occas lower 10 oz min 7.00  occas higher & 
lower