U.S. — Shipments (not including imports, 2,090-2,468*-2,353) — The top shipping areas, in order, were Idaho; Colorado; Wisconsin; Columbia Basin, Wash./Umatilla Basin, Ore.; and Red River Valley (Minnesota/North Dakota). *revised.

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO — Shipments (802-833-783, includes export of 2-3-1) — Movement the week of Nov. 25 was expected to decrease slightly because of Thanksgiving shipping schedules, then increase slightly the week of Dec. 2 as normal shipping schedules resume. Trading baled very active, cartons moderate early, slow late. Prices generally unchanged. Russet burbank U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound nonsize A $6.50-7.25, 50-pound cartons 40-50s $8-9, 60-80s $8-9.50, 90-100s $8-9. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags nonsize A $6.50-7, 50-pound cartons 40-80s mostly $8, 90-100s $8-9.

SAN LUIS VALLEY, COLO. — Shipments (304-420-407, including exports 22-16*-36) — Movement expected to decrease because of Thanksgiving. Trading baled very active, others moderate early, slow late. Prices baled and carton 40s lower, others generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A $7.50, 50-pound cartons 40s mostly $8-9, 50-70s mostly $11, 80-100s mostly $10. U.S. commercial bulk per cwt. $9.50-11.50. *revised.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (200-248-312) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Russet norkotah baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $8, 50-pound cartons 40-70s mostly $11-13, 80s mostly $10.50-11, 90s mostly $10-11, 100s mostly $10. Round red U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $9.50-11, 50-pound cartons size A mostly $9.50-11, size B mostly $20-21, 50-pound sacks size A mostly $8.50-10, size B mostly $19-20.

RED RIVER VALLEY (MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA) — Shipments (126-165-149) — Movement expected to decrease because of Thanksgiving. Trading active early, slow late. Prices generally unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags size A mostly $10-10.25, tote bags size A mostly $15-15.50 per cwt.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (172-167-180, includes export of 38-34-27) — Movement the week of Nov. 25 was expected to decrease slightly because of Thanksgiving shipping schedules, then increase slightly the week of Dec. 2 as normal shipping schedules resume. Trading baled active, cartons moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags nonsize A mostly $7, 50-pound cartons 40s $8-10, 50s mostly $9-10, 60-70s mostly $10-10.50, 80-100s mostly $10.

NEBRASKA DISTRICT — Shipments (104-142-103) — Movement expected to decrease because of Thanksgiving. Trading very active on baled, cartons moderate early, slow late. Prices generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1, baled 5 10-pound film bags size A $8, 50-pound cartons 40-70s mostly $11, 80-100s $10-11.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (51*-69-94) — Movement expected to decrease after Thanksgiving. Trading opened fairly active, closed fairly slow. Prices unchanged. U.S. 1 round white size A 10-pound open window sacks loose $1.70-2.20, russet norkotah 10-pound film bags loose $1.75-2.35. *revised.

AROOSTOOK COUNTY, MAINE — Shipments (53-81*-83) — Movement expected to decrease sharply after Thanksgiving. Trading opened fairly active, closed fairly slow. Prices unchanged. U.S. 1 round white baled 10 5-pound film bags 2-inch minimum $9-9.50, russet norkotah baled 10 5-pound film bags 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum $8.75-9. *revised.

KLAMATH BASIN (NORTHERN CALIFORNIA-SOUTHERN OREGON) — Shipments (48-69*-71, including export 1*-1*-1) — Movement expected to decrease because of Thanksgiving. Trading fairly active early, slow late. Prices generally unchanged, russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $7-7.50, 50-pound cartons 40-100s mostly $10-11. *revised.

NORTHERN COLORADO — Shipments (61-71-**) — Movement expected to decrease because of Thanksgiving. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. **unavailable.

HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS-EASTERN NEW MEXICO — Shipments (71-68*-53) — Movement expected to decrease because of Thanksgiving. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON — Shipments (25-30*-38, including exports 7-9-6) — Movement expected to decrease because of Thanksgiving. Trading moderate early, slow late. Prices yellow-type lower, round red generally unchanged. Round red U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A mostly $18-20; yellow-type U.S. 1 50-pound cartons size A $20. *revised.

BIG LAKE AND CENTRAL, MINN. — Shipments (21-23-23) — Movement expected to decrease because of Thanksgiving. Trading active. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (18-18*-21) — Movement expected to decrease because of Thanksgiving. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

EASTERN LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — Shipments (27-27-20) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading slow. Prices unchanged. U.S. 1 round white 50-pound sacks size A mostly $8.50-9, large mostly $9.50-10, baled 10 5-pound sacks mostly $11-11.50.

KERN COUNTY, CALIF. — Shipments (5-7*-10) — Movement expected to decrease because of Thanksgiving. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

NEW BRUNSWICK (CROSSINGS THROUGH MAINE POINTS) — Shipments light — Movement expected to decrease after Thanksgiving. Trading opened moderate, closed slow. Prices unchanged. U.S. No. 1 or canada No. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags 2-inch or 4-ounce minimum $8-9, tote bags approximately 2,000 pounds per cwt. $11-11.50. 

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Pricing Dates: 
Sunday, November 24, 2013 to Saturday, December 7, 2013

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