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USDA Potato & Onion Recap                          02/14 15:00
WASHINGTON, DC 14-FEB-2020                                                      
                                                                      
WA_FV103                                                                        
                                                                      

No reports will be issued on Monday, February 17, 2020 in observance of the 
Washingtons Birthday holiday.  
The next report will be issued on Tuesday, February 18, 2020.
                                                                                
                                                                      
Recap of Available Shipping Point Onions and Potatoes FOB for Friday, February 
14, 2020                                                               
                                                                                
                                                                      
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 14-FEB-2020                           
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                

AROOSTOOK COUNTY MAINE                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5    
10-lb sacks 2" or 4 oz min 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-9.50 baled 10 5-lb sacks 2"  
or 4 oz min 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00-10.50 Round White U.S. One baled 10 5-lb  
film bags 2" min 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00-10.50 Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10  
5-lb film bags sz A 12.00-13.00 mostly 12.50-13.00 occasional higher           

CANADA (NEW BRUNSWICK) CROSSINGS THROUGH MAINE POINTS                          
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis - Prices in U.S. Dollars                     
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah/Other Varieties U.S.
No. 1 or Canada No. 1 baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 9.00-10.00                  

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. Quality good. Yellow Globe Type 
master container 16 3-lb mesh sacks med 9.00-11.00  few higher rpkr sz         
8.00-9.00  few higher Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 9.00-10.00                
---POTATOES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah/Other Varieties U.S.
One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 10.50-11.50  occasional lower baled 10 5-lb   
film bags sz A 11.50-12.50  occasional lower Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10 5-lb
film bags sz A 12.00-13.50 mostly 12.50-13.50                                  

NEW YORK                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2019 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Globe Type 50 lb     
sacks jbo 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.50-11.00 med 2 1/4"min 8.00-9.00  occasional   
10.00 Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 med 6.00-8.00 mostly
7.00                                                                           

                                                                               
                                                                               
                                                                               
IDAHO FALLS Shipping Point Prices as of 14-FEB-2020                            
                                                                               
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 FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Globe Type 50 lb    
sacks med 6.00-10.00 mostly 6.00-7.00 master container 16 3-lb mesh sacks med  
8.00-12.50 mostly 8.50-11.00                                                   
---POTATOES: DEMAND RUSSET CARTONS 40S-80S EXCEEDS OFFERINGS, OTHERS FAIRLY    
LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A   
8.00-10.00 mostly 8.50-9.00 baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 9.00-11.00 mostly     
9.50-10.00 50 lb cartons 40s 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 50s 20.00-22.00    
mostly 20.00-21.00 60s 20.00-22.00 mostly 20.00-21.00 70s 20.00-22.00 mostly   
20.00-21.00 80s 18.00-18.50 mostly 18.00 90s 13.00-15.50 mostly 13.00-15.00 few
lower 100s 11.00-14.00 mostly 12.00-14.00 Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film
bags sz A 16.50-19.00 mostly 17.00-18.00 50 lb cartons sz A 17.00-19.00 mostly 
17.00-18.00 sz B 21.00-24.00 mostly 21.00-23.00 50 lb sacks sz A 16.00-18.00   
mostly 16.00-17.00 sz B 20.00-23.00 mostly 20.00-22.00                         

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 LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Hybrid 50 lb sacks col     
8.00-9.00 mostly 8.00 occas lower jbo 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.50-7.00 med 5.00-6.00 
mostly 5.00 White 50 lb sacks jbo 10.00-13.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 occas higher  
med 9.00-11.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 5.00-6.00      
mostly 5.50 occas higher med 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.00-5.50 occas higher           
---POTATOES: DEMAND CARTON 40-70S GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Russet
Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 5.50-7.00 mostly 6.00 baled 10  
5-lb film bags sz A 6.50-8.00 mostly 7.00 50 lb cartons 40s 19.00-22.00 mostly 
20.00 occas lower 50s 19.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 occas lower 60s 19.00-22.00     
mostly 20.00 70s 19.00-22.00 mostly 20.00 80s 14.00-18.00 mostly 15.00 90s     
11.00-13.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 100s 10.00-13.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 U.S. Two 50 
lb sacks 10 oz min 10.00-13.00 mostly 11.00-12.00                              

FLORIDA                                                                        
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2020 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND EXCEEDS SUPPLY. MARKET STEADY.  Round 
Red U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 22.50-24.00  sz B 27.00-27.50  50 lb sacks sz A
20.75-22.50  sz B 25.50-25.75  Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 38.75-40.50  U.S. Two 50 lb 
sacks sz A 14.75-18.50 mostly 14.75 sz B 18.75-20.50                           

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 LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Spanish Hybrid U.S. One 50 
lb sacks Super Col 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 col 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 jbo      
7.00-8.00 mostly 8.00 med 5.00-6.00 mostly 6.00 White U.S. One 50 lb sacks jbo 
10.00-13.00 mostly 12.00 med 9.00-12.00 mostly 11.00-12.00 Red Globe Type U.S. 
One 25 lb sacks jbo 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.00-6.50 med 5.00-6.00 mostly 6.00       

MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS                                           
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2020 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Grano 50 lb sacks col   
12.00  jbo 10.00-11.00 mostly 10.00 med 7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00 occas higher     
Grano - Marked Sweet 40 lb cartons jbo 13.00-15.00 mostly 14.00 White 50 lb    
sacks jbo 16.00-18.00  occas higher med 16.00-17.00  occas lower Red Globe Type
25 lb sacks jbo 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00 med 9.00-10.00 mostly 9.00              

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: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Round Red U.S. One 50 lb     
cartons sz A 15.50-18.00 mostly 15.50-16.50 occas higher & lower sz B          
21.00-23.00 mostly 22.00-22.50 Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 28.00-30.00 mostly 30.00 few
35.00 50 lb sacks sz A 14.00-16.50 mostly 14.00-15.00 occas higher & lower sz B
19.50-21.50 mostly 20.50-21.00 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A          
25.00-30.00 mostly 25.00-27.00 occas higher & lower sz B 36.00-40.00 mostly    
38.00-39.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks sz A 9.50-11.50 mostly 10.50 sz B 11.50-13.50 
mostly 12.50-13.50 Yellow Type U.S. One 50 lb cartons Creamers 3/4-1 5/8"      
25.00-30.00 mostly 30.00 tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt sz A 25.00-28.00    
mostly 25.00-27.00 occas higher sz B 10.00-14.00 mostly 10.00-11.00            

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 15.00-18.00 mostly 16.00                                        

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 8.50-9.00 mostly 8.50 baled 10 5-lb film 
bags sz A 9.50-10.00 mostly 9.50 50 lb cartons 40s 19.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 50s
19.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 60s 19.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 70s 19.00-21.00 mostly   
20.00 80s 16.00-17.00 mostly 16.00 occas higher 90s 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00   
occas lower 100s 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00 occas lower U.S. Two baled 5 10-lb   
film bags 6.00-7.00 mostly 7.00 U.S. Coml bulk per cwt 11.50-13.00 mostly 12.00
Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 13.00-14.00 mostly 13.00     

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: DEMAND CARTON 40-70S GOOD, OTHERS MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Russet
Burbank U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz A 5.50-7.25    
mostly 6.50 baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A 5.00-6.75 mostly 6.00 baled 10    
5-lb mesh sacks non sz A 6.50-8.50 mostly 7.50 baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A
6.00-7.50 mostly 7.00 50 lb cartons 40s 20.00-21.00  50s 20.00-21.00  60s      
20.00-21.00  70s 20.00-21.00  80s 15.50-18.00 mostly 16.00 90s 12.00-15.00     
mostly 13.00 100s 11.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min       
9.00-10.00  10 oz min 15.00-17.00 mostly 15.50 Norkotah U.S. One 2" or 4-oz Min
baled 5 10-lb mesh sacks non sz A 6.00-7.00 mostly 6.00-6.50 baled 5 10-lb film
bags non sz A 5.00-6.00 mostly 5.50-6.00 baled 10 5-lb mesh sacks non sz A     
7.00-8.00 mostly 7.00-7.50 baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A 6.00-7.00 mostly   
6.50-7.00 50 lb cartons 40s 20.00-21.00  50s 20.00-21.00  60s 19.00-21.00      
mostly 20.00 70s 19.00-21.00 mostly 20.00 80s 14.00-16.00 mostly 15.00-16.00   
90s 11.00-12.50 mostly 12.00 100s 10.00-11.00  U.S. Two 50 lb sacks 6 oz min   
9.00  occas higher 10 oz min 15.00-16.00

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