U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 869*-847-767) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were San Joaquin Valley, Calif.; southern New Mexico; Vidalia, Ga.; Columbia Basin, Wash./Umatilla Basin, Ore.; and Walla Walla, Wash. *revised.



SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (280-362-308) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal $12-14, jumbo mostly $10-12, medium mostly $12-13; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $12, medium $8.



SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO — Shipments (295-255-289) — Movement was expected to decrease slightly the week of July 26. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Yellow grano 50-pound sacks supercolossal $18-20, colossal mostly $15-16, jumbo $14-15, medium $13-14, repacker size $12-13, white 50-pound sacks jumbo $15-16, medium $13-14, red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $15-16, medium $12-13.



VIDALIA DISTRICT, GA. — Shipments (101-78-67) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Yellow granex marked sweet U.S. 1 40-pound cartons jumbo $26-28.



COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (69-63-37, includes export of 22-25-17) — Movement was expected to decrease the week of July 26 as sheds make the transition to direct seeded onions form overwintered and transplants. Trading moderate. Unofficial prices for July 26, yellow hybrid 50-pound sack jumbo $14, medium $14.



WALLA WALLA DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (33-31-30, includes export of 4-4-2) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading moderate. Unofficial prices for July 26, yellow Walla Walla Sweets 40-pound carton colossal $23, jumbo $21-22.



NORTH AND EAST POINTS, COLO. — Shipments (0-0-0) — Movement was expected to increase as shippers expected to start harvest of transplant onions the week of July 26. FIRST REPORT.

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, July 25, 2010 to Saturday, August 7, 2010

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