U.S. — Shipments (not including imports, 1,936*-1,900*-2,064) — The top shipping areas, in order, were Idaho; Colorado; Wisconsin; Columbia Basin, Wash./Umatilla Basin, Ore.; and Red River Valley (Minnesota/North Dakota). *revised.

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — Shipments (786-726-802, includes export of 3-7-2) — Movement expected to increase because of Thanksgiving demand. Trading baled very active, cartons fairly slow. Prices baled slightly higher, cartons slightly lower. Russet burbank U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound nonsize A mostly $6.50-7.25, 50-pound cartons 40-80s $9-12, 90s $9-11, 100s $9-10.50. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags nonsize A mostly $6.50-7, 50-pound cartons 40-100s $8-9.50.

SAN LUIS VALLEY, COLO. — Shipments (257-251*-283, including exports 26-21*-**) — Movement expected to increase on Thanksgiving business. Trading active on Thanksgiving ads, fairly slow on new business. Prices baled slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A $7.50-8, 50-pound cartons 40s $10.11.00, 50-70s mostly $11, 80-100s mostly $10. U.S. Commercial bulk per cwt. $9.25-11.50. **unavailable *revised.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (237-249-200) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading russet norkotah baled very active, others moderate. Prices russet norkotah baled size A and round red size A slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Russet norkotah baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $8, 50-pound cartons 40-70s mostly $11-13, 80s mostly $10.50-11, 90s mostly $10-11, 100s mostly $10. Round red U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $9.50-11, 50-pound cartons size A mostly $9.50-11, size B mostly $20-21, 50-pound sacks size A mostly $8.50-10, size B mostly $19-20.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (127-127-172, includes export of 27-30-37) — Movement expected to increase because of Thanksgiving demand. Trading baled very active, cartons moderate. Prices slightly higher. Russet norkotahs U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags nonsize A $6.50-7, 50-pound cartons 40s $7-9, 50s mostly $9-10, 60-70s mostly $10-10.50, 80-100s mostly $10.

RED RIVER VALLEY (MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA) — Shipments (86-105*-126) — Movement expected to increase seasonally as most shippers are now shipping potatoes and Thanksgiving orders are in full swing. Trading active. Prices slightly lower. Round red U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags size A mostly $9.50-9.75, tote bags size A mostly $15-15.50 per cwt. *revised.

NEBRASKA DISTRICT — Shipments (74-68*-104) — Movement expected to increase on Thanksgiving business. Trading fairly active on baled, cartons fairly slow. Prices baled and carton 40-80s slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1: baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $7.50-8, 50-pound cartons 40-50s mostly $11, 60-70s mostly $11-12, 80s $10-11, 90-100s mostly $10. *revised.

HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS-EASTERN NEW MEXICO — Shipments (67-80*-68) — Movement expected to increase on Thanksgiving business. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

NORTHERN COLORADO — Shipments (48*-50-61) — Movement expected to increase on Thanksgiving business. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

AROOSTOOK COUNTY, MAINE — Shipments (39-51*-53) — Movement expected to increase. Trading slow. U.S. 1 round white baled 10 5-pound film bags 2-inch minimum $9-9.50, russet norkotah baled 10 5-pound film bags 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum $8.75-9. *revised.

KLAMATH BASIN (NORTHERN CALIFORNIA-SOUTHERN OREGON) — Shipments (29-36-43, including export 1-1-1) — Movement expected to increase on Thanksgiving business. Trading moderate. Prices baled slightly higher, others generally unchanged, russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $7-7.50, 50-pound cartons 40-100s mostly $10-11.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (45-34*-36) — Movement expected to increase. Trading slow. U.S. 1 round white size A 10-pound open window sacks loose $1.70-2.20, russet norkotah 10-pound film bags loose $1.75-2.35. *revised.

EASTERN LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — Shipments (23-25-25) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices unchanged. U.S. 1 round white 50-pound sacks size A mostly $8.50-9, large $9.50-10.50, baled 10 5-pound sacks mostly $11.50-12.

NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON — Shipments (55-42-23, including exports 3-5-7) — Movement expected to increase on Thanksgiving business. Trading moderate. Prices yellow-type slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $20-22; long white U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $22-24; yellow-type U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A $22-24.

BIG LAKE AND CENTRAL, MINN. — Shipments (27-20-21) — Movement expected to increase on Thanksgiving business. Trading fairly active. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (18-16-18) — Movement expected to decrease slightly as harvest catches up to vine-kill on round red and yellow-type acres. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

KERN COUNTY, CALIF. — Shipments (0-4*-5) — Movement expect to increase on Thanksgiving business. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

NEW BRUNSWICK (CROSSINGS THROUGH MAINE POINTS) — Shipments light — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. U.S. No. 1 or Canada No. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum $8-9, tote bags approximately 2,000 pounds per cwt. $11-11.50.

 

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