U.S. — Shipments (not including imports, 2,074-1,912*-1,700) — The top shipping areas, in order, were Idaho; San Luis Valley, Colo.; Wisconsin; Columbia Basin, Wash./Umatilla Basin, Ore.; and Red River Valley. *revised.



UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — Shipments (821-774-612, includes export of 5-8-8) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading very active. Prices higher. Russet burbank U.S. 1 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum baled 5 10-pound film bags nonsize A $5.50-6.50, 50-pound cartons 40-60s $19.50-20, 70s $18-19, 80s $12.50-13, 90s mostly $11, 100s mostly $10. 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 $17-18, 70s mostly $17, 80s $12-13, 90s $11, 100s $10.



SAN LUIS VALLEY, COLO. — Shipments (364-334*-338) — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading cartons active, others fairly slow. Prices cartons slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A $8-9, 50-pound cartons 40s mostly $12-13, 50-70s mostly $14-15, 80s mostly $12, 90-100s $10-11, U.S. commercial bulk per cwt. mostly $10.50-11. Yellow-type U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags size A $14-15.



CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (204-147-146) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices cartons higher, others generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 size A baled 5 10-pound film bag mostly $9, 50-pound cartons 40-70s mostly $14-15, 80s mostly $12-13, 90s mostly $11, 100s $10-11.



COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (132-154-143, includes export of 28-41-30) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading very active. Prices cartons 70-100s slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum baled 5 10-pound film bag nonsize A mostly $5.50-6, 50-pound cartons 40s mostly $14-15, 50-70s $15-16, 80s $12-13, 90s $11-12, 100s $10-11.



RED RIVER VALLEY (MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA) — Shipments (114-108-86) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 tote bags size A per cwt. mostly $17-17.50, 50-pound cartons size A mostly $11-11.25, size B mostly $14-15.



AROOSTOOK COUNTY, MAINE — Shipments (89-100*-75) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices unchanged. Round white U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags 2-inch minimum mostly $8.75-9, 2¼-inch minimum mostly $10.50-11, russet norkotah baled 10 5-pound film bags 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum $9-10, baled 5 10-pound film bags $8.50-9.50. Russet norkotah supplies fairly light and in few hands. *revised.

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, February 6, 2011 to Saturday, February 19, 2011

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