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USDA Potato & Onion Recap                          10/16 15:05
WASHINGTON, DC 16-OCT-2019                                                      
                                                                      
WA_FV103                                                                        
                                                                      
                                                                                
                                                                      
Recap of Available Shipping Point Onions and Potatoes FOB for Wednesday, 
October 16, 2019                                                             
                                                                                
                                                                      
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
                                                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                      
                                                                                
                                                                      
Released by:  Specialty Crops Market News - Idaho Falls, ID                     
                                                                      
                                                                                
                                                                      
Phone:  (208) 525-0166     Fax  (208) 525-5546                                  
                                                                      
                                                                                
                                                                      
Prices represent open (spot) market sales by first handlers on product of       
                                                                      
generally good quality and condition unless otherwise stated and may include    
                                                                      
promotional allowances or other incentives.  No consideration is given to       
                                                                      
after-sale adjustments unless otherwise stated.  Reported prices generally      
                                                                      
include, but are not limited to, applicable brokerage fees and commissions,     
                                                                      
Customs fees and duties, U.S. packaging and U.S. freight costs prior to first   
                                                                      
sale, paid by the shipper/seller. Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis         
                                                                      
excludes all charges for freight after sale.                                    
                                                                      
                                                                                
                                                                      
Basis of Sale Definitions:                                                      
                                                                      
                                                                                
                                                                      
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis - This means that the product quoted          
                                                                      
or sold is to be placed free on board the boat, car, or other agency of         
                                                                      
the through land transportation at shipping point, in "suitable shipping        
                                                                      
condition", and that the buyer assumes all risk of damage and delay in          
                                                                      
transit not caused by the seller irrespective of how the shipment is            
                                                                      
billed. The buyer shall have the right of inspection at destination             
                                                                      
before goods are paid for to determine if the product shipped complied          
                                                                      
with the terms of the contract or order at time of shipment, subject to         
                                                                      
the provisions covering suitable shipping conditions.                           
                                                                      
                                                                                
                                                                      
Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis - This means that the product is          
                                                                      
to be Delivered by the seller on board the car, truck, or on the dock if        
                                                                      
delivered by boat, at the market in which the buyer is located, or at           
                                                                      
such other market as is agreed upon, free of any and all charges for            
                                                                      
transportation or protective service. The seller assumes all risks of           
                                                                      
loss or damage in transit not caused by the buyer.                              
                                                                      

                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                
BENTON HARBOR Shipping Point Prices as of 16-OCT-2019                           
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                

LONG ISLAND NEW YORK                                                           
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Round White U.S. One baled 10 5-lb  
sacks sz A 10.50-11.00  occasional higher and lower tote bags approx 2000 lbs  
per cwt sz A 15.00-16.00  Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10 5-lb sacks sz A        
12.50-14.00  occasional higher                                                 

MICHIGAN                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in price. Yellow     
Globe Type master container 16 3-lb mesh sacks med 10.00-12.00  some prior     
commitments low as 9.00, and high as 13.00-14.00 rpkr sz 8.00-10.00  few prior 
commitments 12.00-13.00, some including fair quality 6.00-7.00                 

WESTERN AND CENTRAL NEW YORK                                                   
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY. Many growers are still focussed 
on harvesting. Yellow Globe Type 50 lb sacks med 2 1/4"min 8.00-9.00           
occassional higher and lower Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 8.00-9.00 mostly   
8.00 occassional higher med 7.00-8.00                                          

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 16-OCT-2019                            
                                                                               
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                      
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                       
                                                                               

CENTRAL WISCONSIN                                                              
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Globe Type 50 lb sacks  
med 5.00-7.00 mostly 6.00-7.00 master container 16 3-lb mesh sacks med         
7.50-12.50 mostly 8.00-11.00                                                   
---POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET ROUND RED SIZE B HIGHER, OTHERS ABOUT     
STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 7.00-9.50 mostly
7.50-8.00 baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 8.00-10.50 mostly 8.50-9.00 50 lb       
cartons 40s 15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 50s 15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00  
60s 15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 70s 15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 80s      
14.00-16.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 90s 9.50-15.00 mostly 11.00-13.00 100s          
9.00-14.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A  
15.00-18.50 mostly 17.00-18.00 50 lb cartons sz A 16.00-18.50 mostly           
17.00-18.00 sz B 15.00-23.50 mostly 18.50 50 lb sacks sz A 15.00-17.50 mostly  
16.00-17.00 sz B 14.00-22.50 mostly 17.50 Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10 5-lb   
film bags sz A 12.50-17.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 occas lower 50 lb cartons sz A   
11.00-17.00 mostly 14.00-15.00 50 lb sacks sz A 10.00-16.00 mostly 13.00-14.00 

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON & UMATILLA BASIN OREGON                              
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Hybrid 50 lb sacks col  
7.50-8.00 mostly 8.00 jbo 5.50-6.50  med 4.50-5.00  occas lower White 50 lb    
sacks jbo 8.00-11.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 med 7.00-9.00 mostly 7.00-8.00 Red Globe 
Type 25 lb sacks jbo 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.00-5.50 med 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.00      
---POTATOES: DEMAND VERY GOOD. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5
10-lb film bags sz A 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.00-5.50 baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A   
6.00-7.00 mostly 6.00-6.50 50 lb cartons 40s 10.00-14.00 mostly 12.00 occas    
higher 50s 11.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 occas higher 60s 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00  
occas higher 70s 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 occas higher 80s 11.00-13.00 mostly  
12.00 90s 10.00-12.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 100s 9.00-10.00 mostly 10.00 U.S. Two 
50 lb sacks 10 oz min 6.00-9.00 mostly 8.00                                    

IDAHO AND MALHEUR COUNTY, OREGON                                               
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. One 
50 lb sacks Super Col 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 col 7.00-9.00 mostly 8.00   
jbo 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.50-7.00 med 4.00-6.00 mostly 5.00-5.50 White U.S. One 50
lb sacks jbo 10.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 med 8.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-12.00  
Red Globe Type U.S. One 25 lb sacks jbo 6.00-7.50 mostly 7.00 med 5.00-7.00    
mostly 6.00-6.50                                                               

MINNESOTA-NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY)                                      
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY. MARKET ABOUT STEADY. Harvest 
and shipments curtailed due to rain and wet fields. Round Red U.S. One 50 lb   
cartons sz A 18.00-18.50 mostly 18.00 sz B 23.00-23.50 mostly 23.00 Creamers   
3/4-1 5/8" 30.00-33.00 mostly 30.00 50 lb sacks sz A 16.50-17.00 mostly 16.50  
sz B 21.50-22.00 mostly 21.50 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A           
30.00-31.00 mostly 30.00 sz B 40.00-41.00 mostly 40.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz 
A 10.50-12.00  Yellow Type U.S. One tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A     
30.00                                                                          

PERU IMPORTS - REPACKED AT VARIOUS EAST COAST SHIPPING POINTS                  
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Granex - Marked Sweet 40
lb cartons jbo 19.00-21.00 mostly 19.00-20.00 occas lower                      

SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah/Other Varieties  
U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 8.00-8.50 mostly 8.00 baled 10 5-lb film 
bags sz A 9.00-9.50 mostly 9.00 50 lb cartons 40s 16.00-18.00  50s 16.00-18.00 
60s 16.00-18.00  70s 16.00-18.00  80s 14.00-16.00  occas higher 90s 13.00-14.00
mostly 14.00 occas higher 100s 13.00-14.00  occas higher U.S. Two baled 5 10-lb
film bags 6.50-7.00  occas higher                                              

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT IDAHO                                 
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: SUPPLY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY. MARKET ABOUT STEADY.  Russet 
Burbank U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz A 6.00-7.00    
mostly 6.00 baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 5.50-6.50 mostly 5.50 baled 10    
5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A
6.50-7.50 mostly 6.50 50 lb cartons 40s 16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 50s           
16.00-18.00 mostly 16.00 60s 13.00-16.00 mostly 14.00 70s 13.00-16.00 mostly   
14.00 80s 11.00-12.00  90s 10.00-12.00  100s 9.00-11.00 mostly 9.00 U.S. Two 50
lb sacks 6 oz min 7.50-11.00 mostly 8.00-9.00 10 oz min 10.00-15.00 mostly     
10.00-11.50 Norkotah U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz A 
6.00  baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 5.50  baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 
7.00  baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 6.50  50 lb cartons 40s 15.00-17.00     
mostly 15.00-16.00 50s 15.00-17.00 mostly 15.00-16.00 60s 12.00-15.00 mostly   
14.00 occas higher 70s 12.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 occas higher 80s 10.00-12.00   
occas higher 90s 9.00-11.00  occas higher 100s 8.00-10.00  U.S. Two 50 lb sacks
6 oz min 7.50-10.00 mostly 7.50-8.00 10 oz min 10.50-14.00 mostly 11.50-12.00

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