U.S. — Shipments (not including imports, 1,474*-196*-1,776) — The top shipping areas, in order, were Idaho; San Luis Valley, Colo.; Wisconsin; Red River Valley and Columbia Basin, Wash./Umatilla Basin, Ore. *revised.



UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — Shipments (449-571-618, includes export of 8-4-7) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading cartons very active, baled fairly active. Prices slightly 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 $16.50-17, 70s mostly $15.50-16, 80s mostly $11.50, 90s $10, 100s $9. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum baled 5 10-pound film bags nonsize A $5.50-6, 50-pound cartons 40-60s $15.50-16.50, 70s mostly $14.50-15, 80s $10.50-11.50, 90s $9.50-10, 100s mostly $9.



SAN LUIS VALLEY, COLO. — Shipments (278-341-382) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading moderate. Prices baled and carton 60-70s slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $8-8.50, 50-pound cartons 40s $10-11, 50s mostly $11, 60-70s mostly $12, 80s $10-11, 90-100s mostly $10, U.S. commercial bulk per cwt. $10-10.50. Yellow-type U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags size A mostly $14.50.



CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (127-158-187) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading russets moderate, others fairly slow. Prices russet baled higher, others generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 size A baled 5 10-pound film bag $8.50-9, 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 (129-141-139, includes export of 30-30-30) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. 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.



RED RIVER VALLEY (MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA) — Shipments (99-162-134) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading size A fairly active, others fairly slow. Prices size A higher, others generally unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 tote bags size A per cwt. mostly $16-16.50, 50-pound cartons size A mostly $10.50-10.75, size B mostly $15.



AROOSTOOK COUNTY, MAINE — Shipments (79-86*-85) — Movement expected abut the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices slightly higher. Round white U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags 2-inch minimum $8.50-9, 2¼-inch minimum mostly $9.50-10, russet norkotah baled 10 5-pound film bags 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum $8.50-9, baled 5 10-pound film bags $8-8.50. *revised.

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Sunday, January 16, 2011 to Saturday, January 29, 2011

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