KLAMATH BASIN, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND OREGON — Shipments (45-46-44) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading cartons fairly slow at slightly higher prices, others fairly slow. Prices cartons slightly higher others generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A $6.50, 50-pound cartons 40-70s mostly $15, 80s $11-12, 90s mostly $10, 100s mostly $9.



MICHIGAN — Shipments (47-40-40) — Movement expected about the same. Trading slow. Prices unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 size A 10-pound film bags loose mostly $1.65-1.80, round white 10-pound open window sacks loose mostly $1.80-1.95.



NEW BRUNSWICK (Crossings through Maine points) — Shipments (47-**-**) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading opened moderate, closed fairly slow. Prices unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. No. 1 or Canada No. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum $8.50-9, baled 5 10-pound film bags $8-8.50. **unavailable.



NEBRASKA — Shipments (34-26-29) — Movement expected to decrease. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Some supplies now from Colorado.



NORTHWEST WASHINGTON — Shipments (47-33-25) — Movement expected to decrease as more shippers of yellow-type finish up for the season. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A $18, size B mostly $18, creamers $32-34; yellow-type U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $18-20, size B mostly $12, creamers mostly $30-32.



HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS DISTRICT, TEXAS — Shipments (33-34-23) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.



NORTHERN COLORADO DISTRICT — Shipments (25-20-21) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.



BIG LAKE AND CENTRAL, MINN. — Shipments (19-16-6) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.



FLORIDA — Shipments (0-3-3) — Movement expected to increase as harvest begins on fields with limited damage from the December freezes. Industry sources report that consistent supplies of potatoes are not expected until mid- to late February. Unofficial prices for Jan. 31, round red 50-pound cartons size A $15-16, size B $18-20, creamers $35-40.

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, January 30, 2011 to Saturday, February 12, 2011

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