National Shipping Point Trends Report - Onions and Potatoes
WASHINGTON, DC 10-SEPTEMBER-2019   
TRENDS - ONIONS & POTATOES
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Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                               
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.


Unless otherwise stated, shipments, crossings or imports are for the weeks ending August 24 and 31, and September 07, 2019 in that order in thousand 
hundredweight (cwt) or 100,000 pound units. Expected movement is for the period September 08-21, 2019. Prices are for Monday, September 09, 2019 
compared to Tuesday, September 03, 2019. Unless otherwise stated, sales are F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis (including Delivered Sales, F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis) 
or port of entry and extra services are included. 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. 
Brokerage fees paid by shipper are included in the price reported.



                                                                                                        ONIONS  , DRY
      ---ONIONS, DRY
      UNITED STATES Shipments 866*-847*-765 --- The top shipping areas for the week, in order, were Columbia Basin Washington, Idaho and
      Malheur County Oregon, Peru, San Joaquin Valley California, and Southern New Mexico. The Market News Service survey of over 30,000
      retail stores had 11,998 ads for onions last week, which is 26 percent lower then last weeks ads of 16,114. (* revised)                                                                                                                                                                                                    
      COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON  AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON  Shipments 275-322-311 (Includes exports 44-57-61)--- Movement
      expected to increase as more shippers start to harvest. Trading Moderate. Prices Yellow lower, others generally unchanged. Yellow
      Hybrid 50 pound sacks colossal mostly 7.50, jumbo mostly 6.50, medium mostly 5.00-5.50; White 50-pound sacks jumbo 10.00-12.00,
      medium 9.00-10.00; Red Globe Type jumbo 5.00-6.00, medium mostly 5.00-5.50.
       IDAHO AND MALHEUR  COUNTY OREGON 2019 CROP Shipments 194-250-236 (Includes exports 3-4-4)--- Movement  expected to increase
      as more shippers receive onions. Trading Moderate. Prices Yellow super colossal, and Whites lower, others generally unchanged. Yellow
      Spanish Hybrid 50-pound sacks super colossal mostly 11.00-12.00, colossal 9.00-11.00, jumbo mostly 7.00, medium mostly 6.00; White
      50-pound sacks jumbo mostly 12.00, medium  mostly 11.00-12.00; Red Globe Type jumbo mostly 7.00, medium 6.00-7.00.
      PERU IMPORTS THROUGH VARIOUS EAST COAST PORTS OF ENTRY Shipments 15-30-52 --- Movement  expected to increase seasonally.
      Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. Yellow Granex -marked Sweet 40 pound cartons jumbo 21.00.
      CENTRAL SAN JOAQUIN VALLEY CALIFORNIA Shipments 163-85-44 (Shipments --)--- Movement  expected to decrease seasonally.
      Remaining supplies in too few hands to establish a market.
      SOUTHERN  NEW MEXICO Shipments 104-69-33 --- Movement  expected to decrease seasonally. Trading moderate Remaining supplies in
      too few hands to establish a market.
      VIDALIA DISTRICT GEORGIA Shipments 64-46-27 --- Movement expected to decrease seasonally. Remaining supplies in too few hands to
      establish a market.
      NORTH AND EAST POINTS COLORADO  2019 CROP Shipments 13*-19-20 --- Movement expected to increase as shippers receive new crop.
      (* revised)
      MICHIGAN Shipments 6-10-14 --- Movement  expected to increase as harvesting increases. Trading Slow for fairly light supplies. Prices
      Unchanged. Master container 16 3-pound mesh sacks medium  mostly 14.00, repacker size mostly 12.00
      MEXICO CROSSINGS THROUGH SOUTH TEXAS Crossings 14-12*-12 --- Movement  expected to decrease seasonally. Remaining supplies in
      too few hands to establish a market. (* revised)
      WALLA WALLA DISTRICT WASHINGTON  Shipments 2-2*-1 (Includes exports 1-1*-1)--- Movement  expected to decrease seasonally..
      Trading Moderate. Prices Unchanged. Yellow Walla Walla Sweets 40-pound cartons jumbo 22.00, medium  20.00. LAST REPORT. (*
      revised)

                                                                                              ONIONS FOR PROCESSING
      ---ONIONS - PROCESSED
      WESTERN UNITED STATES Shipments 56-60-29 --- Movement expected to remain about the same. No prices reported.
      EASTERN UNITED STATES Shipments 7-4-4 --- Movement expected to remain about the same. No prices reported.

                                                                                                           POTATOES
      ---POTATOES
      UNITED STATES Shipments 1,374*-1,614*-1,500 --- The top shipping states, in order, were Idaho, Columbia Basin Washington, San Luis
      Valley Colorado. Big Lake Minnesota, and Wisconsin. The Market News Service survey of over 30,000 retail stores had 18,013 ads for
      potatoes last week, which is 19 percent higher then last weeks ads of 15,039. (* revised)
      UPPER VALLEY, TWIN FALLS-BURLEY DISTRICT IDAHO 2019 CROP Shipments 300-611-572 (Includes exports 2-9-11)--- Movement expected
      to increase as more shippers receive new crop potatoes. Trading Moderate. Prices bales, and carton 40-50s generally unchanged, others
       lower. Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5-pound film bags non size A mostly 6.50; 50--pound cartons 40-50s mostly 21.00, 60-70s mostly
      19.00, 80s mostly 14.00, 90s 11.00-12.00, 100s 10.00; U.S. Two 6 ounce minimum mostly 10.00, 10 ounce minimum 16.00-18.00.
      COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON  AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON  2019 CROP Shipments 254*-259-224 (Includes exports 66*-60-65)---
      Movement  expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices bales and carton 100s generally unchanged, others lower.
      Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 10 pound film bags size A mostly 5.00-6.00, baled 5 pound film bags size A mostly 6.00-7.00; 50 pound
      cartons 40s 15.00-18.00, 50-70s 16.00-18.00, 80s 13.00-15.00, 90s mostly 11.00-12.00, 100s mostly 10.00; U.S. Two 50 pound sacks 10
      ounce minimum mostly 9.00. (* revised)                                                                                                                                                                                                     
      SAN LUIS VALLEY COLORADO  2019 CROP Shipments 109-52-156 (Includes exports 36-8-8)--- Movement expected to seasonally increase.
      Trading Moderate. Prices Baled 5 10-lb. film bags lower, others unchanged. U.S. One  baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A mostly 8.50-9.00, baled
      10 5-lb film bags sz A mostly 10.00; 50 lb cartons 40-70s 20.00, 80s mostly 18.00-18.50, 90-100s mostly 16.00.
      BIG LAKE AND CENTRAL MINNESOTA 2019 CROP Shipments 140-134-134 (Includes exports 1-1-1)--- Trading Moderate. Prices Red U.S.
      One Size A slightly higher, Red U.S. One Size B and U.S. Two Size A lower. Others about steady. Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-lb film
      bags Size A mostly 17.00. 50 lb cartons Size A mostly 17.00, Size B mostly 17.00-17.50, Creamers 3/4-1 5/8" 30.00-35.00. 50 lb sacks Size
      A mostly 15.50, Size B mostly 15.50-16.00. Tote bags approx 2000 lbs Size A mostly 28.00, Size B mostly 28.00-29.00. U.S. Two 50 lb
      sacks Size A mostly 9.50-11.00, Size B 12.00-15.50. Yellow Type U.S. One 50 lb cartons sz A 13.00-15.00, sz B in too few hands to
      establish market. Tote bags approx 2000 lbs Size A 20.00-25.00.
      CENTRAL WISCONSIN 2019 CROP Shipments 75-119-104 --- Movement expected to remain about the same. Trading Moderate. Prices
      Round Red size A and Russet cartons 40s-70s lower, others generally unchanged. Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-pound film bags
      size A 7.50-10.00 mostly 8.50-10.00 baled 10 5-pound film bags size A 8.50-11.00 mostly 9.50-11.00 50 pound cartons 40s-70s mostly
      19.00-22.00, 80s mostly 18.00-19.00, 90s mostly 13.00-15.00, 100s mostly 13.00-14.00. Round Red U.S. One baled 10 5-pound film bags
      size A 13.00-19.00 mostly 16.00-18.00; 50 pound cartons size A mostly 16.00, size B mostly 14.00-15.00; 50 pound sacks size A mostly
      15.00, size B mostly 13.00-14.00. Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10 5-pound film bags size A mostly 15.00-17.00;
      50 pound cartons size A mostly 15.00-16.00, 50 pound sacks size A mostly 14.00-15.00.
      KANSAS 2019 CROP Shipments 64-14-90 --- Movement expected to increase as harvest continues. Supplies In too few hands to establish
      a market.
      NORTHERN  COLORADO DISTRICT 2019 CROP Shipments 0-22-74 --- Movement expected to increase as harvest continues. Supplies in too
      few hands to establish a market.
      HEREFORD-HIGH PLAINS TEXAS Shipments 125-116*-51 --- Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hands to
      establish a market. (* revised)
      STOCKTON DELTA DISTRICT Shipments 30-30*-27 --- Movement expected to remain about the same. Supplies in too few hand to
      establish a market. (* revised)
      MICHIGAN Shipments 0-25-25 --- Movement  expected to increase. Current supplies in too few hands to establish a market. Expect FOB
      Shipping point prices later in the period.
      KERN DISTRICT CALIFORNIA Shipments 28-24*-14 --- Movement expected to remain about the same. Remaining supplies in too few
      hands to establish a market. (* revised)
      MINNESOTA-NORTH  DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY) 2019 CROP Shipments 15-20-11 --- Movement expected to increase as shippers receive
      new crop.
      LONG  ISLAND NEW  YORK Shipments 7-7-9 --- Movement expected to increase. Expect FOB Shipping Point prices later in the period.
      NEBRASKA 2019 CROP Shipments 0-86-U --- Movement expected to increase as harvest continues. Supplies in too few hands to establish
      a market. (U = unavailable)

                                                                                           POTATOES FOR PROCESSING
      ---POTATOES - CHIPPER
      MICHIGAN Shipments 204-290*-250 --- Movement  expected to increase slightly. Most movement  on pre-season contract. Too few open
      market sales to establish a market. (* revised)
      WESTERN AND  CENTRAL NEW  YORK Shipments 58-49-62 --- Movement expected to increase. Most movement on pre-season contracts.
      Too few open market sales to establish a market.
      WISCONSIN 2019 CROP Shipments 11-27-57 --- Movement expected to seasonally increase. Too few open market sales to establish a
      market.
      MINNESOTA-NORTH  DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY) 2019 CROP Shipments 2-52-52 --- Movement expected to seasonally increase. Too few
      open market sales to establish a market.
      PENNSYLVANIA Shipments 52-56-46 --- Movement expected about the same as movement to storage active. Most movement  on pre-
      season contract. Too few open market sales to establish a market.
      AROOSTOOK  COUNTY MAINE Shipments 60-54-42 --- Movement  expected to increase. Most movement on pre-season contract. Too few
      open market sales t establish a market.
      MASSACHUSETTS  Shipments 5-9-4 --- Movement expected to increase slightly. Most movement on pre-season contract. Too few open
      market sales to establish a market.
      OHIO Shipments 2*-#-U (Shipments 2-#-0)--- Movement expected to remain light as early harvest completed. Most movement on pre-
      season contract. Too few open market sales to establish a market. LAST REPORT. (* revised, # less than 50,000 lbs, U = unavailable)