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Apples

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2017 SEASON (Sept. 6) — Demand moderate. Market about steady. Cartons tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Red Delicious 72-88s mostly $17-19; 100-113s mostly $16-18; 125s $15-17. Fuji 72-88s mostly $18-20; 100s mostly $16-18; 113s mostly $14-16; Granny Smith 72s mostly $20-22; 80s mostly $19-22; 88s mostly $18-20; 100s mostly $16-18; 113s mostly $14-16; 125s $13-16.

Apples

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2018 SEASON (Sept. 6) — Demand moderate. Market about steady. Cartons tray pack Washington Extra Fancy Gala 72-80s mostly $26-28; 88s mostly $24-26; 100s mostly $20-22; 113s $18-20; 125s $18-20. Honeycrisp 72-80s mostly $72-78.90; 88s mostly $70-75.90; 100s mostly $46-50.90.

Pears

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2018 SEASON (Sept. 6) — 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 $32-34; 90s $28-34, mostly $30-$32; 100s $24-30, mostly $26-28;110s $24-28, mostly $24-26; 120s $20-26, mostly $22-26; 135s $18-24, mostly $20-22.

Nectarines

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2018 SEASON (Sept. 6) — Demand moderate. Market steady. Cartons two-layer tray pack various yellow flesh varieties 30s mostly $20.90; 36s mostly $20; 40s mostly $18.90; 44s mostly $18.90; 48s mostly $16.90; 50s mostly $16.90.

Peaches

YAKIMA VALLEY AND WENATCHEE DISTRICT WASHINGTON 2018 SEASON (Sept. 6) — Demand moderate. Market steady. Cartons two-layer tray pack various yellow flesh varieties Washington Extra Fancy 32s mostly $18.90; 36s mostly $18.90; 40s mostly $16.90; 44s mostly $16.90; 48s mostly $14.90; 50s mostly $14.90; 54s $12.90-14.90; 56s $12.90-14.90.

Dry Onions

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON 2018 SEASON (Sept. 6) — Demand moderate. Market Red jumbo slightly lower, others steady. Yellow hybrid 50-lb sacks colossal $6.50-8, mostly $7.50; jumbo $5.50-6.50, mostly $6; medium $5-6, mostly $5. White jumbo $14-16, mostly $15; medium $12-15, mostly $13. Red Globe type 25-lb sacks jumbo $7.50-9, mostly $8; medium $7-9, mostly $7-8.

Potatoes

COLUMBIA BASIN WASHINGTON AND UMATILLA BASIN OREGON 2018 SEASON (Sept. 6) — Demand moderate. Market about steady. Russet Norkotah U.S. One baled 5 10-lb film bags non sz A $5.00-5.50; baled 10 5-lb film bags non sz A $6-6.50; 50-lb cartons 40s $10-12, mostly $11; 50-60s $10-12, mostly $11-12; 70s $9.75-12, mostly $10.50-11; 80s $10-12, mostly $10-11; 90s $9-11, mostly $9-10; 100s $8-10, mostly $8-9. U.S. Two 50-lb sacks 10-oz min $6-7.

Hay Report

MOSES LAKE (Sept. 7) — Tonnage this week: 11,250; last week: 2,100; last year: 7,350.

Compared to the week ending Aug. 31, export and domestic alfalfa steady. Timothy for export steady to weak with a lot of product showing defects. Blue grass straw firm as dairies are using it more and more in their rations. Trade moderate with light demand for mid-square bales, good demand for 2-3 tie bales. High testing alfalfa is in short supply. Retail/feed store steady.