U.S. — Shipments (including imports, 1,029-971-989) — The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Idaho and Malheur County, Ore.; Columbia Basin, Wash./Umatilla Basin, Ore.; Mexico; Peru and Nevada.
IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, ORE. — Shipments (344-324-299) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading slow. Prices yellow colossal, jumbo, medium and red lower, others generally unchanged. Yellow spanish hybrid U.S. 1 50-pound sacks supercolossal $10, colossal $8-8.50, jumbo $6.50-7, medium mostly $8, white 50-pound sacks large $10-11, medium $10-11, red globe-type 25-pound sacks large mostly $6-7, medium $4-6.
COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (285-284-283, includes export of 84-101-96) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading yellow export moderate, others fairly slow. Prices yellow export generally unchanged, others lower. Yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks colossal mostly $8, jumbo mostly $6.50-7, export jumbo $9.25-10, medium mostly $8-8.50, export medium $10-10.50, white 50-pound sacks jumbo $11-12, medium $8-10, red globe-type 25-pound sacks jumbo mostly $5-5.50, medium mostly $5.
MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS — Crossings (45-59-139) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Yellow grano 50-pound sacks jumbo mostly $8-9, medium mostly $8-9, yellow grano marked sweet 40-pound cartons jumbo mostly $12, white 50-pound sacks jumbo $13-14, medium $13-14.
PERU IMPORTS (REPACKED AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS — Imports (75-62-57) — Movement expected to decrease slightly as a few shippers expected to finish for the season by the end of the week of Jan. 31. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. Yellow granex marked sweet 40-pound cartons colossal and jumbo $14-16.
NORTH AND EAST POINTS, COLO. — Shipments (49-46-37) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading slow. Prices lower. yellow hybrid 50-pound sacks jumbo $9, medium mostly $10.
NEW YORK DISTRICT — Shipments (51-52-36) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices 2¼-inch lower, 2-inch generally unchanged. yellow globe-type 50-pound sacks medium 2¼-inch minimum $12-13, 2-inch minimum $11-12, master container 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium 2¼-inch minimum mostly $14-15, 2-inch minimum mostly $13-14. Quality variable.
MICHIGAN — Shipments (14-9-7*) — Movement expected to decrease as most shippers have finished for the season. Remaining supplies are very light and in few hands. Expect light shipments to continue through mid-February. LAST REPORT.
NEVADA — Shipments (68-55-49) — Movement expected to remain about the same. No prices reported.
WISCONSIN — Shipments (7-6-4) — Movement expected to decrease as some shippers finish for the season. Trading fairly slow. Unofficial prices for Jan. 31, yellow globe-type 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium mostly $11.50-14.