U.S. — Shipments (not including imports, 1,583*-1,472-1,787) — The top shipping areas, in order, were Idaho; San Luis Valley, Colo.; Red River Valley, Wis.; and Columbia Basin, Wash./Umatilla Basin, Ore. *revised.



UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — Shipments (571-449-571, includes export of 4-8-4) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading cartons active, baled moderate. Prices baled slightly lower, cartons higher. Russet burbank U.S. 1 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum baled 5 10-pound film bags nonsize A mostly $5.50, 50-pound cartons 40-60s mostly $16.50, 70s mostly $15.50, 80s $11-11.50, 90s mostly $10, 100s mostly $9. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum baled 5 10-pound film bags nonsize A $5-6, 50-pound cartons 40-60s mostly $15, 70s mostly $14, 80s mostly $10.50, 90s mostly $9.50, 100s mostly $8.50.



SAN LUIS VALLEY, COLO. — Shipments (276-278-341) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading moderate. Prices russet higher, others generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $8, 50-pound cartons 40s mostly $10-11, 50-70s mostly $11, 80s $10-11, 90-100s $10, U.S. commercial bulk per cwt. $10-10.50. Round red U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A $10-10.50; 50-pound cartons size B $17-18, yellow-type U.S. 1 baled 10-5-pound film bags size A mostly $14-14.50.



RED RIVER VALLEY (MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA) — Shipments (83-99-162) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading size A good, others fairly light. Prices size A higher, others generally unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 tote bags size A per cwt. mostly $15.50-16, 50-pound cartons size A mostly $10.50, size B mostly $15.



CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (158-127-158) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 size A baled 5 10-pound film bag $8.25-8.75, 50-pound cartons 40-70s $12-13, 80s mostly $10-11, 90s mostly $9.50-10, 100s $9-10; round red U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $11-11.50, 50-pound cartons size A mostly $11, size B mostly $15, creamers $30.



COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (130-129-141, includes export of 23-30-30) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading active. Prices generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum baled 5 10-pound film bag nonsize A mostly $6, 50-pound cartons 40s $12-14, 50-60s mostly $13, 70s mostly $12-13, 80s mostly $10, 90s mostly $9, 100s mostly $8.



AROOSTOOK COUNTY, MAINE — Shipments (62-79*-78) — Movement expected abut the same. Trading moderate. Prices slightly higher. Round white U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags 2-inch minimum mostly $8.25-8.50, 2¼-inch minimum mostly $9.50-10, russet norkotah baled 10 5-pound film bags 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum mostly $8-8.50, baled 5 10-pound film bags $7.50-8.50. *revised.

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Sunday, January 9, 2011 to Saturday, January 22, 2011

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