MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH TEXAS — Crossings (38-30-36) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices poblano slightly higher, others generally unchanged. 1 1/9-bushel cartons/crates jalapeño mostly $15-16, serrano mostly $15-17, poblano $8-9. Quality and size variable.

Potatoes

U.S. — Shipments (not including imports, 1,639*-1,656*-1,637) — The top shipping areas, in order, were Idaho; Columbia Basin, Wash./Umatilla Basin, Ore.; Big Lake, Minn.; Wisconsin and Kansas. *revised.

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — 2010 season shipments (571-496-381, includes export of 2-2-2) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally as most shippers are finished for the season. Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — 2011 season shipments (0-0-67, includes export of 0-0-2) — Movement expected to increase as more shippers expected to start harvest the week of Aug. 22. Trading very active. Prices russet norkotah U.S. 1 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum baled 5 10-pound film bags nonsize A mostly $7.50-8, 50-pound cartons 40-60s $22-23, 70s $21-22, 80s $19, 90s $18, 100s mostly $17.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — 2011 season shipments (187-293*-403, includes export of 42-50-66) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices baled and cartons 40-70s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Yellow-type U.S. 1 remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum baled 5 10-pound film bags nonsize A $7-8, 50-pound cartons 40-60s mostly $19-20, 70s mostly $18-19, 80s mostly $15-16, 90s $13-14, 100s $12-13.

BIG LAKE AND CENTRAL, MINN. — Shipments (90-216*-191) — Movement expected to decrease as some round red growers have finished harvest and russet growers didn't expect to be in full harvest until late in the week of Aug. 22. Trading size A very active, others fairly slow. Prices size B lower, others generally unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $18, 50-pound sacks size A mostly $17, size B mostly $16-18, tote bags approx. 2,000 pounds per cwt. size A mostly $32. As last shippers are now packing, other shippers are expecting to finish. *revised.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (22*-55-120) — Movement expected to increase as harvest progresses. Trading very active on round red size A, others moderate. Prices russet baled and carton 80s and 90s lower, others generally unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $18, size B mostly $21-22, ¾-inch minimum $30-35. Round white U.S. 1 50-pound sack size A $11-13. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags nonsize A $10-11, 50-pound cartons 40-70s mostly $23-24, 80s $18-20, 90s mostly $17-18, 100s $15-16. *revised.

KANSAS (REPACKED AT SAN LUIS VALLEY, COLO., SHIPPING POINT) — Shipments (225-175-105) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices baled lower, others generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $10-10.50, 50-pound cartons 40-70s mostly $22, 80s mostly $19, 90s mostly $18, 100s mostly $16.

HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS-EASTERN NEW MEXICO — Shipments (125-106-103) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

STOCKTON-DELTA — Shipments (65-76*-86) — Movement expected to remain the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

SAN LUIS VALLEY, COLO., 2010 season — Shipments (130-93*-62) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

SAN LUIS VALLEY, COLO., 2011 season — Shipments (0-0-4) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading moderate. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

NEBRASKA — Shipments (0-0-52) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (39-29-34) — Movement expect to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

DELAWARE — Shipments (36-30-13) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices unchanged compared to Aug. 19. Round white size A mostly $14, chef $17, baled 10 5-pound sacks size A mostly $17. Too few sales to establish a market.

LONG ISLAND — Shipments (1-9-9) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Current supplies in too few hands to establish a market. First f.o.b. shipping point prices were expected the week of Aug. 22.

CENTRAL MICHIGAN — Shipments (2-5-8) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading slow. Unofficial prices from industry contacts round white baled 10 5-pound paper sacks size A $13.50-14, 10-pound open window sacks loose $2.35-2.45. No f.o.b. shipping point prices issued as of Aug. 22. Supplies in few hands.

KLAMATH BASIN, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND OREGON — Shipments (16-3-5) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

Sections The Packer: 
Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, August 21, 2011 to Saturday, September 3, 2011

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