Markets

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Apples

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2017 SEASON (Aug. 23) — Demand moderate. Market about steady. Cartons tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Red Delicious 72-88s mostly $17-19; 100-113s mostly $16-18; 125s mostly $15-17. Golden Delicious 72s $21-26, mostly $22-24; 80s $20-26, mostly $22-24; 88s $20-24, mostly $21-23; 100s $18-22, mostly $20-22. 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.

Pears

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2018 SEASON (Aug. 23) — Supply fairly light. Demand fairly good. Market about steady. Prices include palletizing and cooling. Wide range in prices. 4/5 Bushel Cartons Wrapped Bartlett U.S. One 70-80s $30-36, mostly $32-36; 90s $28-34, mostly $30-$34; 100s $26-32, mostly$ 28-32; 110s $24-30, mostly $26-30; 120s $22-28, mostly $24-28; 135s $20-26, mostly $22-26.

Nectarines

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2018 SEASON (Aug. 23) — Demand moderate. Market steady. Cartons two-layer tray pack various yellow flesh varieties 30s $20.90-22.90; 36s $20.90-22.90; 40s $18.90-20.90; 44s $18.90-20.90; 48s $16.90-18.90; 50s $16.90-18.90.

Peaches

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2018 SEASON (Aug. 23) — Demand moderate. Market steady. Cartons two-layer tray pack various yellow flesh varieties Washington Extra Fancy 32s $16.90-20.90, mostly $18.90-20.90; 36s $16.90-20.90, mostly $18.90-20; 40s $14.90-18.90, mostly $16.90-18.90; 44s $14.90-18.90, mostly $16.90-18.90; 48s $13.90-16.90, mostly $14.90-16.90; 50s $13.90-16.90, mostly $14.90-16.90; 54s $12.90-14.90; 56s $12.90-14.90.

Dry Onions 

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON 2018 SEASON (Aug. 23) — Demand fairly good. Market steady. Yellow hybrid 50-lb sacks col $6.50-8, mostly $7.50; jbo $6-6.50; med $5-6, mostly $5.50; White jbo $14-16; med $12-15. Red Globe type 25-lb sacks jbo $8-9; med $7-9, mostly $8.

Potatoes

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON 2018 SEASON (Aug. 23) — Demand moderate. Market about steady. Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A $4.50-5.50, mostly $5-5.50; baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A $5.50-6.50, mostly $6-6.50; 50-lb cartons 40s $11-13, mostly $13; 50-60s $12-14, mostly $12-13; 70s $11-13, mostly $11-12; 80s $10-12, mostly $11; 90s $9.50-11, mostly $10;100s $9-10. U.S. Two 50-lb sacks 10-oz min $7-7.50. Round Red U.S. One 50-pound cartons size B $15-16; Creamers 3/4-1 5/8 inch $30-34, mostly $30. Yellow type U.S.One 50-pound cartons size B $14-15; Creamers 3/4-1 5/8 inch $30.

Hay Report

MOSES LAKE (Aug. 24) — Tonnage this week: 17,200; last week: 4,580; last year: 6,860.

Compared to the week ending Aug. 17, export and domestic alfalfa steady. Timothy for export steady. Trade moderate with moderate demand as dairies and exporters remain cautious. High testing alfalfa is in short supply. Most producers are planning on chopping fourth cutting alfalfa. Retail/feed store steady.