Potatoes — F.o.b.s as of Aug. 19

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO 2012 SEASON — Shipments (619-556*-392 (includes export of 2-4-2)) — Movement of old crop supplies expected to decrease seasonally. Russet burbank remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT, IDAHO 2013 SEASON — Shipments (0- 4-87 (includes export of 0-0-0)) — Movement expected to increase as more growers begin harvesting new crop. Includes light supplies from western Idaho. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Norkotah russet U.S.  No. 1 baled five 10--pound film bags nonsize A mostly $12, 50-pound cartons 40-100s mostly $18.

COLUMBIA BASIN, WASH., AND UMATILLA BASIN, ORE., — Shipments (218-331*-396 (includes export of 38-60-61)) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading moderate. Prices lower. Russet norkotahs U.S. 1 baled five 10-pound film bags nonsize A mostly $8.50-9, 50-pound cartons 40-70s mostly $16, 80s mostly $15-16, 90-100s mostly $14-15; round red U.S. No. 1  remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market; yellow U.S. No. 1 remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

HEREFORD HIGH PLAINS EASTERN NEW MEXICO — Shipments (54-84*-144) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

BIG LAKE AND CENTRAL MINNISOTA — Shipments (9-71-134) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading slow. Prices round red U.S. No. 1 baled 10 5--pound film bags size A mostly $10-12, tote bags size A $16-20 per cwt.

KANSAS — Shipments (39*-184-132) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

CENTRAL WISCONSIN — Shipments (15-24-107) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Trading moderate. Prices round red size A lower, round red size B slightly higher, others generally unchanged. Russet norkotah baled five 10--pound film bags size A mostly $13-13.50, 50-pound cartons 60s-70s mostly $21-22, 80s mostly $20, 90s-100s mostly $19. round red U.S. No. 1  baled five 10-pound film bags size A $12-13, 50-pound cartons size A mostly $12-13, size B mostly $23-24, 50-pound sacks size A mostly $11- $12, size B mostly $22-23.

STOCKTON-DELTA, CALIF. — Shipments (51-56-51) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

NORTHERN COLORADO — Shipments (0-0-46) — Movement expected to increase seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. FIRST REPORT.

SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA — Shipments (50-35-41) — Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market.

NEBRASKA — Shipments (26*-9-40) — Movement expected to increase seasonally as shipments transition from old crop to new. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

SAN LUIS VALLEY, COLO. — Shipments (79-77*-36 (including export 1-3-**)) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised. ** Unavailable.

DELAWARE — Shipments (20-19-24) — Movement expected to decrease slightly. Trading fairly slow. Prices lower. U.S. No. 1  50-pound sacks round white size A mostly $9, chef mostly $15, yellow size A mostly $18.

EASTERN LONG ISLAND, N.Y. — Shipments (0-5-16) — Movement expected to increase.

KLAMATH BASIN (NORTHERN CALIFORNIA-SOUTHERN OREGON) — Shipments (24-18*-8 (including export 2-0-2)) — Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Supplies in too few hands to establish a market. *revised.

CENTRAL MICHIGAN — Shipments (1-2-3) — Movement expected to increase. Trading slow. No daily f.o.b. shipping point prices issued. Unofficial prices from industry contacts round white onaway U.S.  No. 1 10-pound open window sacks loose size A mostly $1.80. Supplies very light.


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