Shipping Point Onion & Potato Report - Benton Harbor, MI
BENTON HARBOR Shipping Point Prices as of 14-FEB-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. Mostly Cloudy 28-41
Gaylord, MI. Partly Cloudy 25-39
Rochester, NY. Partly Cloudy 35-44
Caribou, ME. Mostly Cloudy 13-22
Fredericton, New Brunswick, CD. Partly Cloudy 13-38
                                                                                                                                                                
                                                                                
                                                                                

AROOSTOOK COUNTY MAINE                                                         
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5    
10-lb film bags 2" or 4 oz min 8.50-9.00  occas higher baled 10 5-lb film bags 
2" or 4 oz min 9.00-9.50  occas higher Round White U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film 
bags 2" min 9.00-9.50  occas higher baled 10 5-lb film bags 2 1/4" min         
11.00-12.00  occas higher and lower 2" min 9.50-10.00 mostly 10.00 occas       
11.00-11.25 10 lb sacks loose 2" min 1.80-1.90  occas higher                   

CANADA (NEW BRUNSWICK) CROSSINGS THROUGH MAINE POINTS                          
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point Basis - Prices in U.S. Dollars                     
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---POTATOES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5    
10-lb film bags 2" or 4 oz min 8.50-9.00  baled 10 5-lb film bags 2" or 4 oz   
min 9.50-10.00  tote bags approx 2000 lbs per cwt 2" or 4 oz min 13.00-14.00   
mostly 13.50-14.00                                                             

MICHIGAN                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: SUPPLY FAIRLY LIGHT. DEMAND FAIRLY LIGHT. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow
Globe Type master container 16 3-lb mesh sacks med 10.00-12.50 mostly          
11.00-12.50 occasional higher rpkr sz 8.00-10.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 few higher  
---POTATOES: DEMAND LIGHT. MARKET STEADY. Goldrush and Russet Norkotah U.S. One
baled 5 10-lb film bags sz A 8.50-12.00 mostly 9.00-10.00 occas 12.25 baled 10 
5-lb film bags sz A 9.50-12.50 mostly 10.00-12.00 occas higher and lower 10 lb 
film bags loose sz A 1.70-2.00  few best size high as 2.45, Round White U.S.   
One baled 10 5-lb film bags sz A 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 tote bags approx
2000 lbs per cwt sz A 13.00-16.00 mostly 14.50-16.00                           

NEW YORK                                                                       
                                                                               
Sales F.O.B. Shipping Point and/or Delivered Sales, Shipping Point Basis       
                                                                               
ONIONS AND POTATOES                                                            
2017 Season                                                                    
---ONIONS DRY: DEMAND MODERATE. MARKET STEADY.  Yellow Globe Type 50 lb sacks  
jbo 11.00-13.00 mostly 12.00-13.00 med 2 1/4"min 8.00-9.00 mostly 8.50-9.00 Red
Globe Type 25 lb sacks jbo 9.00-11.00 mostly 10.00-11.00 med 8.00-10.00 mostly 
9.00-10.00