U.S. — Shipments (not including imports, 1,931*-1,992*-1,880) — The top shipping areas, in order, were Idaho; Kern District, Calif.; San Luis Valley, Colo.; Columbia Basin, Wash./Umatilla Basin, Ore.; and Florida. *revised.



UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS, BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — Shipments (752-789-732, includes export of 17-27-18) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading baled and U.S. 2 very active, carton 90-100s active, carton 40-80s moderate. Prices higher. Russet burbank U.S. 1 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum baled 5 10-pound film bags nonsize A mostly $3.25-3.50, 50-pound cartons 40-70s mostly $10.50-11, 80s $7-7.50, 90s $5.25-6, 100s mostly $5.



KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (326*-379*-400, includes export of 44-52*-60) — Movement expected to increase as all russet shippers are now packing. Trading round red very active, russet fairly active, others moderate. Prices round red higher, long white size A totes slightly higher, russet cartons 50-60s and 80s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 50-pound carton size A $14.45, size A tote bags (2,000-pound) mostly $22 per cwt.; long white U.S. 1 50-pound carton size A mostly $10.45-12.45 size A tote bags mostly $16 per cwt.; yellow-type U.S. 1 50-pound carton size A mostly $12.45, size A tote bags mostly $16-18 per cwt. Russets U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $5.45, 50-pound carton 50-60s mostly $15.45, 70s mostly $14.45, 80s $12.45, 90s $10.45, 100s $8.45; 100-pound sacks 5-9 ounce $12.45, size A mostly $9.45. *revised.



SAN LUIS VALLEY, COLO. — Shipments (339*-327*-308) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading baled fairly active, others moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $4, 50-pound cartons 40-70s mostly $10, 80s mostly $8-8.50, 90s mostly $6-6.50, 100s $6-6.50; U.S. commercial bulk per cwt. $3.50-5.50. *revised.



COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (116-137-125, includes export of 30-32-29) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading baled and carton 90-100s fairly active, other fairly slow. Prices bales and carton 90-100s higher, carton 40-70s lower and carton 80s generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum baled 5 10-pound film bags nonsize A mostly $4.50; 50-pound cartons 40-70s $10, 80s $9-10, 90s $8-9, 100s mostly $7.50.



FLORIDA — Shipments (189-151-70) — Movement expected to decrease as supplies clean up for the season in the Hastings area. There were too few open market sales to establish a market.



CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (46-61-68) — Movement expected to decrease. Trading fairly slow. There were too few open market sales to establish a market.



NEBRASKA — Shipments (55*-56*-50) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies insufficient to establish a market. *revised.

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, June 27, 2010 to Saturday, July 10, 2010

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