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 Apples

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2017 SEASON (July 19) — Demand moderate. Market steady. Cartons tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Red Delicious 72-88s $16-18; 100s $15-18; 113-125s $15-17; Golden Delicious 72s $21-26, mostly $22-24; 80s $20-26, mostly $22-24; 88s $19-22, mostly $20-22; 100s $16-20, mostly $18-20; 113s $16-19, mostly $16-18; 125s $16-18; Fuji 72s $18-24, mostly 19-22; 80s $18-24, mostly $20-22; 88s $16-20, mostly $18-20; 100s $14-18, mostly $15-17; 113s $14-18, mostly $15-17; 125s $13-16, mostly $14-16; Granny Smith 72s $20-26 mostly, $22-24; 80s $18-22, mostly $19-22; 88s $16-20, mostly $18-20; 100s $15-19, mostly $15-17; 113s $14-17, mostly $14-16; 125s $13-15; Gala 64s $18-24, mostly $20-22; 72-80s $18-25, mostly $21-24; 88s $17-23, mostly $19-22; 100s $15-19, mostly $16-18; 113s $15-18, mostly $16-18; 125s $15-17. Honeycrisp 64-80s $ 62-68, mostly $62-66; 88s $60-66, mostly $62-66; 100s $40-44, mostly $42-44; 113s $28-36, mostly $30-34.

Pears

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2017 SEASON (July 19) — Supply light. Demand moderate. Market steady. Supplies in fewer hands. 4/5 bushel cartons tray pack D’Anjou 70-80s $27-30; 90-110s $26-30, mostly $27-30; 120-135s $26-30, mostly $26-28.

Apricots

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2018 SEASON (July 19) — Demand moderate. Market about steady. Varieties include Rival, Robada, Goldsweet, Perfection, Autumn Sprite, Castlebrite, Goldbar, Patterson, Sweet Juillet, Tomcot, Riland, Goldrich, Lorna, Moorpark, Nova and Goldstrike. 2-layer tray pack various varieties 60-64s $24-30.90, mostly $26-28.90; 70-72s $22-28.90, mostly $24-26.90; 80-84s $18-25.90, mostly $20-22.90. 24-lb cartons loose various varieties 1 7/8″ min $20-26.90 mostly, $22-24.90; 1 5/8″ min $16-22.90, mostly $18-20.90.

Cherries

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2018 SEASON (July 19) — Supply Rainier fairly light. Demand fairly good. Market steady. Wide range in prices. Most present shipments represents prior sales and/or previous commitments. 15-lb carton bagged Rainier Washington One 9 1/2 row size $42.00-54.90, mostly $46-52.90; 10-row size $38-50.90, mostly $42-48.90; 10 1/2-row size $ 34-48.90, mostly $38-46.90; 8-lb cartons bagged and carton 8 2.25-lb film bags various red sweet varieties Washington One 9 1/2-row size $34-42.90, mostly $34-40.90; 10-row size $26-36.90, mostly $26-32.90; 10 1/2-row size $26-32.90, mostly $26-30.90; 11-row size $22-28.90, mostly $24-28.90.

Potatoes

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON 2017 SEASON (July 19) — Demand exceeds offerings. Market about Ssteady. Russet Norkotah U.S. One 2″ or 4-oz min baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A $5.50-7, mostly $6-7; baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A $6.50-8, mostly $7-8; 50-lb cartons 40s $9-11, mostly $9-10; 50s $14-16, mostly $15; 60s $14.50-16, mostly $15; 70s $14-16, mostly $15; 80s $12-13.50, mostly $13-13.50; 90s $10.50-11; 100s $9.50-11, mostly $10; U.S. Two 50-lb sacks 10 oz min $5-6.

Hay Report

MOSES LAKE (July 20) — Tonnage this week: 20,150; last week: 15,282; last year: 26,825.

Compared to the week ending July 13, export and domestic alfalfa steady to firm with most increase on higher testing hay. Timothy for export steady. Dairies are only netting 13.00/cwt for their milk. Bluegrass straw firm. Trade moderate to active with moderate demand. High testing alfalfa is in short supply. Retail/feed store steady.