U.S. — Shipments (not including imports, 1,820-1,772*-1,718) — The top shipping areas, in order, were Idaho; San Luis Valley, Colo.; Columbia Basin, Wash./Umatilla Basin, Ore.; Wisconsin and Red River Valley. *revised.



UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — Shipments (734-692-646, includes export of 8-6-9) — 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 $6-6.50, 50-pound cartons 40-60s $23-24, 70s mostly $22-23, 80s $17-18, 90s mostly $13, 100s mostly $12.



SAN LUIS VALLEY, COLO. — Shipments (338-307-319) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading cartons active, others moderate. Prices baled slightly lower, bulk slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $9, 50-pound cartons 40s mostly $15, 50-70s $17, 80s mostly $14, 90-100s mostly $12, U.S. commercial bulk per cwt. mostly $13.



COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (140-138-189, includes export of 22-28-37) — 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 $6.50-7.50, 50-pound cartons 40s $16-18, 50-70s $17-18, 80s mostly $15, 90s mostly $13, 100s mostly $12.



CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (113-113-113) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Prices bales slightly lower, other generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 size A baled 5 10-pound film bag $9-11, 50-pound cartons 40-70s $17-19, 80s mostly $14-16, 90s $12-14, 100s $11-12.



RED RIVER VALLEY (MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA) — Shipments (100-131-106) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading very active. Prices generally unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 tote bags size A per cwt. mostly $18, 50-pound cartons size A mostly $11.50, size B mostly $16-17.



FLORIDA — Shipments (55-74-73) — Movement expected to increase. Trading round red fairly active, others moderate. Prices round white size B lower, others generally unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 50-pound sacks size A $15.75-16.50, size B $20.50-20.75, creamers $35-35.75; round white U.S. 1 50-pound sacks size A $25.50-25.75, size B $16.50-20.75, creamers $40.75-50; yellow-type U.S. 1 50-pound sacks size A $25.50-25.75, size B $10.50-12.50, creamers $40.75-50.

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, March 13, 2011 to Saturday, March 26, 2011

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