KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (57-48-55) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Unofficial prices for Feb. 7: Round red U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A $14.45, size B $18.45; long white U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A $22.45, size B $12.45-14.45; yellow-type U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A $22.45, size B $12.45-14.45.



KLAMATH BASIN, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND OREGON — Shipments (46-44-52) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading cartons fairly slow at slightly higher prices, others fairly slow. Prices cartons slightly higher baled slightly lower. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A $5-6.50, 50-pound cartons 40-70s $15-17, 80s mostly $11-12, 90s mostly $10-11, 100s mostly $9-10.



MICHIGAN — Shipments (40-40-49) — Movement expected about the same. Trading moderate. Prices round whites higher, russets slightly higher. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 size A 10-pound film bags loose mostly $1.80-2, round white 10-pound open window sacks loose mostly $2.



NEBRASKA — Shipments (26-32*-36) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Some supplies now from Colorado.



NORTHERN COLORADO DISTRICT — Shipments (20-21-32) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.



NORTHWEST WASHINGTON — Shipments (33-25-22) — Movement expected to decrease as more shippers of yellow-type finish up for the season. Trading moderate. Prices size B higher, others generally unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A $18, size B mostly $16-18, creamers $32-34; yellow-type U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $18-20, size B mostly $12-14, creamers mostly $30-32.



HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS DISTRICT, TEXAS — Shipments (34-23-6) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.



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



FLORIDA — Shipments (3-3-0) — Movement expected to decrease as harvest begins on fields with damage from the December freezes. Industry sources report that consistent supplies of potatoes are not expected until mid- to late February. Unofficial prices for Feb. 7, 50-pound cartons round red size A $15-16, size B $18-20, creamers $35-40.



NEW BRUNSWICK (Crossings through Maine points) — Shipments (**-**-**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices slightly lower. Russet norkotah U.S. No. 1 or Canada No. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum mostly $8-8.50, baled 5 10-pound film bags mostly $7.50-8. **unavailable.

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

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