U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 810*-863-867) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Columbia Basin, Wash./Umatilla Basin, Ore.; San Joaquin Valley, Calif.; southern New Mexico; Colorado; and Idaho and Malheur County, Ore. *revised.



COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (123-184-246, includes export of 25-34-34) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin harvesting onions. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal $9-10, jumbo $7-8, medium mostly $6-6.50, white 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $12-13, medium $8-10, yellow hybrid marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo $14-16, red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $10, medium mostly $5.



SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (261-281-240) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.



SOUTHERN NEW MEXICO — Shipments (245-154-98) — Movement expected to decline as most shippers are finished for the season. Remaining supplies insufficient to establish a market.



NORTH AND EAST POINTS, COLO. — Shipments (89-99-84) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers begin receiving onions. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal mostly $12, jumbo $10, medium mostly $9, white 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $14, medium mostly $12, red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo $12-13, medium $8-9.



IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, ORE. — Shipments (12-18-71) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin harvest. Trading fairly slow. Prices yellow spanish hybrid U.S. 1 50-pound sacks supercolossal $13-14, colossal mostly $10, jumbo $8, medium $6-7, white 50-pound sacks large mostly $12, medium $10-12, red globe-type 25-pound sacks large $11-12, medium $7-8.



NEW YORK — Shipments (0-37-36) — Movement was expected to remain about the same the week of Aug. 30 to Sept. 5 and increase Sept. 6-12. Trading active. Prices unchanged. Yellow globe-type 50-pound sacks medium 2¼-inch minimum $11-12, 2-inch minimum $10-11, master container 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium 2¼-inch minimum $13.50-14.50, 2-inch minimum $12-13.



MICHIGAN — Shipments (0-19-16) — Movement expected to increase as harvesting increases. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Yellow globe-type master container 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium $12-14, repacker size $9-10.



PERU IMPORTS (REPACKED AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS — Shipments (1-7-15) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers start receiving and shipping supplies. Trading moderate. Prices yellow granex marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $26.



VIDALIA DISTRICT, GA. — Shipments (16-11-3) — Movement expected to decrease as most shippers are now finished for the season. LAST REPORT.

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, August 29, 2010 to Saturday, September 11, 2010

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