USDA Market News
July 05, 2012
Greeley, CO Tue Jul 03, 2012 USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News
BEANS Dealer Grower
N.E. Colorado 63.00-68.00 50.00
W. Nebraska/E. Wyoming 63.00-68.00 50.00
N. Dakota/Minnesota 55.00-58.00 45.00-48.00
N. Wyoming/ S.C. Montana 64.00-66.00 48.00-50.00
Washington/Idaho Mostly 65.00-68.00 50.00
Nebraska/Wyoming 50.00-53.00 42.00
N. Dakota V Ltd 50.00-53.00 V Ltd 40.00
Light Red Kidney
Colorado/Nebraska V Ltd 71.00-73.00 55.00-57.00
Michigan Ltd 65.00-66.00 Not Established
Wisconsin/Minnesota V Ltd 65.00-67.00 V Ltd 54.00-55.00
Dark Red Kidney
Michigan Not Established Not Established
Minnesota/Wisconsin V Ltd 67.00-68.00 V Ltd 55.00
Washington/Idaho Not Established V Ltd 45.00-48.00
N. Dakota/Minnesota V Ltd 60.00-61.00 V Ltd 45.00
Washington/Idaho V Ltd 58.00-62.00 Not Established
Michigan 60.00-64.00 Not Established
N. Dakota/Minnesota Not Established Not Established
Michigan 45.00-47.00 Not Established
N. Dakota/Minnesota Not Established 42.00
Michigan Ltd 51.50-55.00 Not Established
N. Dakota/Minnesota V Ltd 54.00 Ltd 42.00
Washington/Idaho (52/60) Ltd 58.00 40.00-42.00
N. Dakota/Montana Not Established Not Established
PEAS and LENTILS
Green Pea - Split Not Established -----------
Whole Vine Not Established Not Established
Upright Not Established 16.00-17.00
Yellow Pea - Split Not Established -----------
Whole Not Established V Ltd 15.50-16.00
Austrian Winter Pea Not Established Not Established
Lentil - Brewers V Ltd 35.00-36.00 V Ltd 27.00-29.00
Pardina V Ltd 35.00 V Ltd 28.00-30.00
Green Pea - Whole Not Established 15.00-16.67
Yellow Pea - Whole Not Established 13.33-15.00
Lentil - Richlea Not Established Not Established
Baby Lima Not Established V Ltd 49.00
Large Lima Not Established V Ltd 55.00
Canning ----------- Not Established
Blackeye Not Established Not Established
Garbanzo (54/58s) Not Established Not Established
BEAN MARKET SUMMARY
BEANS: Spot trade is limited as a result of the holiday week. Weather in
the Northwest continues to be cool and wet, with hot and dry conditions
continuing through the Rocky Mountain regions and much of the Midwest. Trading
activity and movement for most varieties slow to moderate. Demand light to
moderate. Some wide price spreads are being reported due to quality differences
within varieties. Most of the varieties remained generally steady, with some
weakness noted in Small Red Beans.
Dealer: PINTO BEANS were mostly steady with the bulk of CO/WY from 63.00 to
65.00. GREAT NORTHERN BEANS were mostly steady. LIGHT RED KIDNEY BEANS were
steady. DARK RED KIDNEY BEANS were steady. PINK BEANS were mostly steady.
SMALL RED BEANS were mostly steady to weak. BLACK BEANS were steady. PEA BEANS
were steady. GARBANZOS were mostly steady.
Grower: PINTO BEANS were steady. GREAT NORTHERN BEANS were mostly steady.
LIGHT RED KIDNEY BEANS were mostly steady. DARK RED KIDNEY BEANS were steady.
PINK BEANS were steady. SMALL RED BEANS were not established. BLACK BEANS were
steady. PEA BEANS were steady. GARBANZOS were steady.
PEAS AND LENTILS MARKET SUMMARY
IDAHO/WASHINGTON: Trading activity and demand were moderate.
Dealer: Brewer Lentils and Pardina Lentils were mostly steady. Green Peas,
Yellow Split Peas, and Austrian Winter Peas were not established.
Grower: Green Whole Upright Peas, Yellow Peas, Brewer Lentils, and Pardina
Lentils were mostly steady. Green Whole Vine Peas and Austrian Winter Peas were
NORTH DAKOTA/MONTANA: Trading activity and demand were moderate.
Dealer: Whole Green Peas, Whole Yellow Pea and Richlea Lentils were not
Grower: Green Peas, Yellow Peas and Richlea Lentils were mostly steady.
CALIFORNIA: Trading activity and demand were slow to moderate.
Dealer: Baby Limas, Large Limas, Blackeyes, and Garbanzos were not
Grower: Baby Limas and Large Limas traded steady. Canning Quality Large
Limas, Blackeyes, and Garbanzos were not established.
Source: USDA-CO Dept of Ag Market News Service, Greeley, CO
Tess Norvell Market Reporter 970-353-9750 Greeley.LGMN@ams.usda.gov