Markets

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Apples

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2017 SEASON (Aug. 16) — Demand moderate. Market about steady. Cartons tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Red Delicious 72-88s $16-18; 100-113s $15-18, mostly $16-18; 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 72-80s $18-22, mostly $18-20; 88s $16-20, mostly $18-20; 100s $14-18, mostly $15-17; 113s $14-17, mostly $14-16; 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 72s $24-28, mostly $24-26; 80s $22-26, mostly $24-26; 88s $20-24, mostly $22-24; 100s $16-20, mostly $18-20; 113s $16-20, mostly $18-20; Honeycrisp 72-88s $70-80, mostly $70-75.90; 100s $42-48.90, mostly $44-46.90.

 

Nectarines

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2018 SEASON (Aug. 16) — Supply fairly light. Demand fairly good. Market steady. Cartons two-layer tray pack various yellow flesh varieties 30s $22.90-26.90, mostly $22.90-24.90; 36s $22.90-26.90, mostly $22.90-24.90; 40s $20.90-24.90, mostly $20.90-22.90; 44s $20.90-24.90, mostly $20.90-22.90; 48s $18.90-22.90, mostly $18.90-20.90; 50s $18.90-22.90, mostly $18.90-20.90.

 

Peaches

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2018 SEASON (Aug. 16) — Demand moderate. Market about steady. Cartons two-layer tray pack various yellow flesh varieties Washington Extra Fancy 32s $18.90-22.90, mostly $20.90; 36s $18.90-22.90, mostly $20.90; 40s $16.90-20.90, mostly $18.90; 44s $16.90-20.90, mostly $18.90; 48s $14.90-18.90, mostly $16.90; 50s $14.90-18.90, mostly $16.90; 54s $12.90-15.90, mostly $14.90; 56s $12.90-14.90, mostly $14.90.

 

Dry Onions

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON 2018 SEASON (Aug. 16) — Demand moderate. Market about steady. Yellow hybrid 50-lb sacks col $7-8; jbo $6-6.50, mostly $6.50; med $5-6, mostly $5.50; White jbo $13-16; med $11-15. Red Globe type 25-lb sacks jbo $8-11, mostly $9-10; med $8-11, mostly $8-9.

 

Potatoes

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON 2017 SEASON (Aug. 16) — Demand carton 50-60s, bales fairly good, others moderate. Market carton 80-100s slightly lower, others about steady. Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A $6-7, mostly $6-6.50; baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A $7-8, mostly $7-7.50; 50-lb cartons 40s $15-17, mostly $15-16.50; 50s $16-17; 60s $16-18, mostly $16-17; 70s $16-17; 80s $14.50-16, mostly $14.50-15.25; 90s $12-14, mostly $13-13.50; 100s $11.50-14, mostly $12-13; U.S. Two 50-lb sacks 10-oz min $7-8.

 

Hay Report

MOSES LAKE (Aug. 17) — Tonnage this week: 4,580; last week: 6,000; last year: 11,017.

Compared to the week ending Aug. 10, alfalfa and orchard grass mostly steady. Most producers were busy cutting hay.