USDA Market News
August 01, 2012
Greeley, CO Tue Jul 31, 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 54.00-58.00 45.00-48.00
N. Wyoming/ S.C. Montana 64.00-66.00 48.00-50.00
Washington/Idaho M 65.00-68.00 50.00
Nebraska/Wyoming 50.00-52.00 42.00
N. Dakota V Ltd 52.00 V Ltd 40.00
Light Red Kidney
Colorado/Nebraska Not Established V Ltd 55.00
Michigan V Ltd 63.00-64.50 Not Established
Wisconsin/Minnesota V Ltd 63.00-67.00 V Ltd 54.00
Dark Red Kidney
Michigan Not Established Not Established
Minnesota/Wisconsin V Ltd 67.00-68.00 V Ltd 55.00
Washington/Idaho V Ltd 60.00 V Ltd 45.00-48.00
N. Dakota/Minnesota V Ltd 60.00 V Ltd 45.00
Washington/Idaho V Ltd 60.00-62.00 Not Established
Michigan V Ltd 60.00-62.00 Not Established
N. Dakota/Minnesota Not Established Not Established
Michigan 45.00-47.00 Not Established
N. Dakota/Minnesota 45.00-47.00 Not Established
Michigan Ltd 52.50-55.00 Not Established
N. Dakota/Minnesota V Ltd 54.00 Ltd 42.00
Washington/Idaho (52/60) V 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 15.00-17.00
Yellow Pea - Split Not Established -----------
Whole Not Established V Ltd 16.00
Austrian Winter Pea Not Established Not Established
Lentil - Brewers V Ltd 33.40-36.00 V Ltd 28.00-29.00
Pardina V Ltd 33.25-36.00 V Ltd 28.00-29.00
Green Pea - Whole Not Established 14.17-15.00
Yellow Pea - Whole Not Established 13.33-14.17
Lentil - Richlea Not Established V Ltd 16.00
Baby Lima Not Established V Ltd 48.00-49.00
Large Lima Not Established Not Established
Canning ----------- Not Established
Blackeye Not Established Not Established
Garbanzo (54/58s) Not Established Not Established
BEAN MARKET SUMMARY
BEANS: Trade and demand were limited this week as the majority of the
industry contacts were at the US Dry Bean Convention last week. All varieties
remained mostly steady. Hot and dry conditions persist in Colorado and Nebraska
with 30 percent of Colorado’s crop and 48 percent of Nebraska’s crop rated in
good to excellent condition according to NASS. The North Dakota crop’s good to
excellent rating fell from 58 percent to 52 percent this week after reports of
hot and dry conditions in the area. Cooperative weather in Minnesota has the
bean crop rated at 64 percent in good to excellent condition. Some wide price
spreads are being reported due to quality differences within varieties. Most of
the varieties remained generally steady.
Dealer: PINTO BEANS were mostly steady with the bulk of CO/WY from 63.00 to
65.00. GREAT NORTHERN BEANS were steady. LIGHT RED KIDNEY BEANS were mostly
steady. DARK RED KIDNEY BEANS were steady. PINK BEANS were mostly steady.
SMALL RED BEANS were steady. BLACK BEANS were steady. PEA BEANS were mostly
steady. GARBANZOS were mostly steady.
Grower: PINTO BEANS were steady. GREAT NORTHERN BEANS were 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 not
established. PEA BEANS were steady. GARBANZOS were steady.
PEAS AND LENTILS MARKET SUMMARY
IDAHO/WASHINGTON: Trading activity was slow to moderate, with light demand.
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 was slow with light demand.
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 was slow on light demand.
Dealer: Baby Limas, Large Limas, Blackeyes, and Garbanzos were not
Grower: Baby Limas traded steady. Large Limas, 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