Shipping Point Onion & Potato Report - Benton Harbor, MI
BENTON HARBOR Shipping Point Prices as of 06-DEC-2018                           
                                                                                
Provided by:  Specialty Crops Market News                                       
              Federal - State Market News Service, USDA.                        
                                                                                
Phone:  (269) 982-1004     Fax:  (269) 982-1005                                 
                                                                                
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 the     
shipper are included in the price reported. Delivered Sales, Shipping Point     
Basis excludes all charges for freight.                                         
                                                                                

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Grand Rapids, MI. Cloudy 32-32
Gaylord, MI. Snow 24-26
Caribou, ME. Mostly Cloudy 2-17
Fredericton, New Brunswick, CD. Partly Cloudy 7-24
Islip, NY. Partly Cloudy 29-40
Rochester, NY. Cloudy 30-36
Newburgh, NY. Partly Cloudy 29-38
                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

AROOSTOOK COUNTY MAINE                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah/Other        
Varieties U.S. One baled 5 10-lb sacks 2" or 4 oz min 8.00-9.50  baled 10 5-lb 
sacks 2" or 4 oz min 9.00-10.50 mostly 9.50-10.00 occasional lower tote bags   
approx 2000 lbs per cwt 2" or 4 oz min 14.00-15.00  Round White U.S. One baled 
10 5-lb sacks 2" min 9.00-11.00 mostly 9.50-10.50 Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10
5-lb sacks 2" min 11.00-12.00 mostly 12.00 occasional higher tote bags approx  
2000 lbs per cwt 2" min 17.50-18.50                                            

CANADA (NEW BRUNSWICK) CROSSINGS THROUGH MAINE POINTS                          
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis - Prices in U.S. Dollars                     
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah/Other        
Varieties U.S. No. 1 or Canada No. 1 baled 5 10-lb sacks 2" or 4 oz min        
11.00-11.50  baled 10 5-lb sacks 2" or 4 oz min 12.00-12.50                    

LONG ISLAND NEW YORK                                                           
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Round White U.S. One baled 10 5-lb  
sacks sz A 9.50-11.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 occasional lower 50 lb sacks sz A     
8.00-9.00  lge 9.00-10.00  occasional lower tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt  
sz A 15.50-17.00 mostly 16.00-17.00 Yellow Type U.S. One baled 10 5-lb sacks sz
A 12.00-12.50  occasional lower                                                

MICHIGAN                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in quality and    
size. Yellow Globe Type master container 16 3-lb mesh sacks med 10.00-13.00    
fair quality lower, occasional best 14.00 rpkr sz 8.00-12.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 
fair quality lower Red Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 10.00-11.00  med 7.50-8.25   
---POTATOES: DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One     
baled 5 10-lb sacks sz A 10.00-12.75  few including prior commitments low as   
9.25 baled 10 5-lb sacks sz A 11.00-13.75  few low as 10.25                    

NEW YORK                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2018 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND FAIRLY GOOD. MARKET STEADY. Wide range in quality and    
size. Yellow Globe Type 50 lb sacks jbo 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 fair     
quality and condition lower med 2 1/4"min 10.00-13.00  fair quality and        
condition lower Red Globe Type 50 lb sacks med 13.00-16.00  fair quality and   
condition lower