U.S. — Shipments (not including imports, 2,388*-1,393*-1,834) — 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 (783-474-721, includes export of 1-2-3) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices generally unchanged. Russet burbank U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound nonsize A mostly $6.50, 50-pound cartons 40-100s mostly $8.50-9. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags nonsize A mostly $6.50, 50-pound cartons 40-100s mostly $8.

SAN LUIS VALLEY, COLO. — Shipments (407-166-337, including exports 36-21-32) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices generally unchanged. Russet norkotah U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A $7.50, 50-pound cartons 40s $8-10, 50-70s mostly $11, 80 mostly $10-11, 90-100s $10. U.S. Commercial bulk per cwt. $9.50-11.50.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (312-188-178) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices russet norkotah 50-pound cartons and round red size A slightly lower, others generally unchanged. Russet norkotah baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $8, 50-pound cartons 40-70s mostly $11-12, 80s mostly $10.50, 90s mostly $10, 100s mostly $9.50-10. Round red U.S. 1 baled 5 10-pound film bags size A mostly $9.50-10, 50-pound cartons size A mostly $9.50-10.50, size B mostly $20-21, 50-pound sacks size A mostly $8.50-9.50, size B mostly $19-20.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE. — Shipments (180-117-134, includes export of 27-31-36) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading 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.

RED RIVER VALLEY (MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA) — Shipments (152-90-100) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices slightly lower. Round red U.S. 1 baled 10 5-pound film bags size A mostly $10, tote bags size A mostly $15 per cwt.

NEBRASKA DISTRICT — Shipments (103-36*-55) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. 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. *revised.

HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS-EASTERN NEW MEXICO — Shipments (65*-40-50) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

MICHIGAN — Shipments (94-54-55) — Movement expected about the same. Trading 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.

KLAMATH BASIN (NORTHERN CALIFORNIA-SOUTHERN OREGON) — Shipments (71-45*-49, including export 1-3*-1) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. 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

AROOSTOOK COUNTY, MAINE — Shipments (94-39*-38) — Movement expected to increase. Trading 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.

NORTHWESTERN WASHINGTON — Shipments (38-18-32, including exports 6-6-11) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Prices 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.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA DISTRICT — Shipments (21-11-29) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading fairly slow. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

NORTHERN COLORADO — Shipments (8*-77*-24) —  Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

EASTERN LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — Shipments (20-9-10) — Movement expected about the same. 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.

BIG LAKE AND CENTRAL, MINN. — Shipments (23-6-6) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

KERN COUNTY, CALIF. — Shipments (10-8-2) — Movement expected to increase. Trading fairly slow. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

NEW BRUNSWICK (CROSSINGS THROUGH MAINE POINTS) — Shipments light — Movement expected to increase slightly. Trading 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, December 8, 2013 to Saturday, December 21, 2013

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