Shipping Point Onion and Potato Recap Report - Washington, DC
USDA - Thu May 16, 10:41AM CDT
WASHINGTON, DC 16-MAY-2019                                                                                                                            
WA_FV103                                                                                                                                              
                                                                                                                                                      
Recap of Available Shipping Point Onions and Potatoes FOB for Thursday, May 16, 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 16-MAY-2019                           
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                

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 in few hands. 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 LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Supplies in fewer hands. Russet      
Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb sacks sz A 10.00-12.75  baled 10 5-lb sacks sz 
A 11.00-13.25                                                                  

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 16-MAY-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 LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5    
10-lb film bags sz A 8.00-9.50 mostly 9.00 baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A        
9.00-10.50 mostly 10.00 50 lb cartons 40s 13.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 50s   
13.00-16.50 mostly 14.00-15.00 60s 13.00-16.50 mostly 14.00-15.00 70s          
13.00-16.50 mostly 14.00-15.00 80s 12.00-15.25 mostly 13.00-15.00 90s          
11.00-13.50 mostly 12.00-13.00 100s 10.00-13.00 mostly 11.50-12.50             

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: Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market.      
LAST REPORT.                                                                   
---POTATOES: DEMAND 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 11.00-13.00  50s 12.00-15.00 mostly 13.50-14.00 60s          
14.00-15.00  70s 14.00-15.00  80s 12.00-15.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 90s           
10.50-11.00 mostly 11.00 100s 9.00-10.00 mostly 10.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 10  
oz min 5.00-6.00                                                               

FLORIDA                                                                        
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET YELLOW TYPE SIZE B ABOUT STEADY, OTHERS   
LOWER.  Round Red U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 12.00-14.50 mostly 13.25-14.50   
occas higher sz B 17.50-22.50 mostly 18.50-20.50 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8"           
30.00-35.75 mostly 30.50-30.75 50 lb sacks sz A 10.50-12.75 mostly 11.75-12.75 
occas higher sz B 16.00-20.75 mostly 16.75-18.75 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per 
cwt sz A 20.00-26.00 mostly 20.00-22.50 sz B 30.00-44.00 mostly 30.00-32.50    
U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 8.00-10.75 mostly 8.75-10.50 sz B 12.00-14.75 mostly 
12.00-12.75 Round White U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 22.50-30.50 mostly 30.50 sz
B 14.00-18.50 mostly 14.00-14.50 50 lb sacks sz A 20.75-28.75 mostly 28.75 sz B
12.75-16.75 mostly 12.75 Yellow Type U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 19.50-25.50   
mostly 19.50-24.50 occas lower sz B 11.50-16.50 mostly 16.00-16.50 50 lb sacks 
sz A 17.75-23.75 mostly 18.00-22.75 occas lower sz B 10.00-15.75 mostly        
14.50-14.75 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 36.50-44.50 mostly          
38.50-44.50 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 10.75                                    

IMPERIAL VALLEY CALIFORNIA                                                     
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET JUMBO YELLOW AND RED ABOUT STEADY, SUPER
COLOSSAL SLIGHTLY LOWER, OTHERS LOWER.  Yellow Grano 50 lb sacks Super Col     
11.50-12.00 mostly 12.00 col 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00 jbo 9.00-10.00  med      
8.00-11.00 mostly 9.00 White 50 lb sacks jbo 18.00-20.00 mostly 20.00 occas    
higher and lower med 18.00-20.00  occas lower Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo   
11.00-12.00  occas lower med 11.00-12.00  occas lower                          

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: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET YELLOW JUNBO ABOUT STEADY, OTHERS       
STEADY.  Yellow Grano 50 lb sacks Super Col 14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 col       
13.00-14.00 mostly 13.00 jbo 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 occas higher med   
10.00-12.00  Grano - Marked Sweet 40 lb cartons jbo 18.00-20.00  low as 16.00  
few high as 22.00 White 50 lb sacks jbo 20.00-25.00 mostly 22.00 few low as    
18.00 med 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 few low as 16.00 occas higher Red Globe Type
25 lb sacks jbo 12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00 med 12.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-13.00    

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: Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market.  LAST  
REPORT.                                                                        

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 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.50 baled 10 5-lb film bags 
sz A 8.00-9.00  occas higher 50 lb cartons 40s 11.50-13.00 mostly 12.00-13.00  
occas higher 50s 13.00-13.50  occas higher 60s 13.00-13.50  occas higher 70s   
13.00-13.50  occas higher 80s 12.50-14.00 mostly 13.00-13.50 90s 12.00-13.50   
mostly 12.50-13.00 occas higher 100s 12.00-13.50 mostly 12.50-13.00 occas      
higher U.S. Two baled 5 10-lb film bags 6.00-6.50 mostly 6.00 50 lb sacks 10 oz
min 7.00-8.00 mostly 8.00 U.S. Coml bulk per cwt 9.50-10.00 mostly 10.00       

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 MODERATE. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  Russet Burbank U.S. One 2" 
or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz A 4.00-5.00 mostly 4.50 baled 5    
10-lb film bags non sz A 3.50-4.50 mostly 4.00 occas higher baled 10 5-lb mesh 
sacks non sz A 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.50 baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 4.50-5.50
mostly 5.00 occas higher 50 lb cartons 40s 12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 50s  
12.00-14.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 60s 13.00-14.00 mostly 13.50-14.00 70s          
13.00-14.00 mostly 13.50-14.00 80s 10.50-14.00 mostly 10.50-11.00 90s 7.25-9.00
mostly 8.00 occas higher 100s 7.00-8.00 mostly 8.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz  
min 5.00-7.00 mostly 5.00-5.50 occas lower 10 oz min 7.00-8.00 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   
mostly 4.50 baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 3.50-4.50 mostly 4.00 baled 10    
5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.50 baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A
4.50-5.50 mostly 5.00 50 lb cartons 40s 11.50-12.00  50s 11.50-12.00  60s      
12.50-13.00  70s 12.50-13.00  80s 10.50-11.00 mostly 11.00 90s 7.50-8.00 mostly
8.00 100s 7.00-8.00  U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min 5.00-5.50 mostly 5.50 10 oz 
min 7.00-7.50 mostly 7.00                                                      

VIDALIA DISTRICT GEORGIA                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Granex - Marked Sweet   
U.S. One 40 lb cartons jbo 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 occas higher & lower 
ORGANIC 40 lb cartons jbo 28.00-30.00  occas higher