AROOSTOOK COUNTY, MAINE — Shipments (69-66*-70) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading fairly slow. Prices unchanged. Round white U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags 2-inch minimum mostly $9-9.50, 2¼-inch minimum mostly $10.50-11, russet norkotah baled 10 5-pound film bags 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum mostly $10-10.50, baled 5 10-pound film bags mostly $9.50-10. Russet norkotah supplies fairly light and in few hands. *revised.



NEBRASKA — Shipments (24-45*-45) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised



KLAMATH BASIN, NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND OREGON — Shipments (50-45-44) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices cartons 40-80s slightly higher, 90-100s slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $7, 50-pound cartons 40-70s mostly $19, 80s mostly $14-15, 90s mostly $12-13, 100s mostly $12.



MICHIGAN — Shipments (30-35-35) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading slow. Prices unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 size A 10-pound film bags loose mostly $1.95-2.25.



KERN DISTRICT, CALIF. — Shipments (39-40-26) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Unofficial prices for March 14: Long white 50-pound cartons size A $22.45, size B $12.45, and creamers $32.45. Round red and yellow-type were not being harvested as of March 14.



NORTHERN COLORADO DISTRICT — Shipments (36-17-17) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.



NORTHWEST WASHINGTON — Shipments (35-30-13) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $18, size B mostly $16-18, creamers $32-34.



NEW BRUNSWICK (Crossings through Maine points) — Shipments (37-**-**) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 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 mostly $8.50. **unavailable.



IMPERIAL VALLEY, CALIF. — Shipments (0-0-0) — Movement expected to increase as first shipments of the season were expected the week of March 14. Industry sources report that early expectations are of a small size profile. Volume shipments not expected until April. FIRST REPORT

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Sunday, March 13, 2011 to Saturday, March 26, 2011

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