U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 787*-750-774) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were San Joaquin Valley, Calif.; southern New Mexico; Colorado; Columbia Basin, Wash./Umatilla Basin, Ore.; and Walla Walla, Wash. *revised.



SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (308-335-296) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal $10-11, jumbo $9-10, medium $8-9; red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $10-12, medium $6-7.



SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO — Shipments (289-223-243) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices red medium generally unchanged, others lower. Yellow grano 50-pound sacks supercolossal mostly $15, colossal mostly $12, jumbo $10-11, medium mostly $9-10, repacker size mostly $7-8, white-type 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $15, medium mostly $12-13, red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $15, medium $12.



NORTH AND EAST POINTS, COLO. — Shipments (0-33-73) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks supercolossal mostly $16, colossal $13-14, jumbo $11-12, medium $10-12, repacker size $7-8.



COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (37-34-72, includes export of 17-14-19) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin harvesting onions. Trading moderate. Prices yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal $11-12, jumbo $9-11, medium $9-10, red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $11-12, medium $6-7.



WALLA WALLA DISTRICT, WASH. — Shipments (30-22-30, includes export of 2-2-1) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Too few open market sales to establish a market.



VIDALIA DISTRICT, GA. — Shipments (67-50-28) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Yellow granex marked sweet U.S. 1 40-pound cartons jumbo $26-28.

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, August 8, 2010 to Saturday, August 21, 2010

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