Potato stocks

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Material Information

Title:
Potato stocks
Uniform Title:
Potato stocks (United States. Crop Reporting Board)
Abbreviated Title:
Potato stocks (1979)
Physical Description:
v. : ; 27 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
United States -- Crop Reporting Board
Publisher:
Crop Reporting Board
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
March 1976
Publication Date:
Frequency:
monthly, in season (dec.-mar. -1975; dec.-apr. 1976-1978; dec.-may 1979-1981)
monthly
normalized irregular

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Potatoes -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
Genre:
federal government publication   ( marcgt )
statistics   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )
serial   ( sobekcm )

Notes

Statement of Responsibility:
Crop Reporting Board, Economics, Statistics, & Cooperatives Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Began with: Jan. 1974
Dates or Sequential Designation:
Ceased with: May 1981.
Issuing Body:
Vols. prior to Jan. 1978 were issued by the Board subordinate to the Statistical Reporting Service; Jan. 1978- by the Board subordinate to the Economics, Statistics, & Cooperatives Service.
General Note:
Title from caption.
General Note:
"Pot 1-2."
General Note:
Description based on: Jan. 1979.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
aleph - 000490368
notis - ACQ8719
oclc - 02255959
lccn - sc 78000227
issn - 0364-2259
sobekcm - AA00005270_00012
Classification:
lcc - NOT IN LC
ddc - 338
System ID:
AA00005270:00013

Related Items

Preceded by:
Total potato stocks
Succeeded by:
Estimated potato stocks and production

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Released:
March 12,


3:00


POTATO STOCKS


DOWN


1976


P.M.


PERCENT


Stocks of


processors
according


than
above


potatoes


in the fall
to the Crop


the previous
the March 1


for all


uses


held


production areas
Reporting Board.


record


stocks of


storage


totaled


99.1


This was 4


.1 million on


by growers,
million cwt


.9 million


hand March


local


dealers


on March 1,


cwt.. (5


1975


percent)


but 22


and
1976,
less


percent


1974.


For the eight eastern States
cwt., down 29 percent from the 21


on March 1i, 1
.1 million cwt


976,
. on


stocks


I hand


totaled


a year


14.9 million


earlier


Maine


stocks at


12.0 million


compare with 17


.1 million


on hand


a year


earlier


In the eight


less than


central


States,


the 18.0 million cwt


stocks


on hand


totaled


13.7


million


for the comparable


cwt.


date a


year


percent
earlier


Combined


stocks


in North


Dakota and Minnesota


totaled


.1 million cwt


down


million or


percent


from a


year


ago.


Socks


in the eight western States


on March 1,


1976,


totaled


70.5 million


ewt., 8 percent


earlier


or 5


Most of


.5 million


the increased


above


stocks were


(pt 2.2 million).


Appearance from
et. (excluding Nevada),
the comparable period a


the 1975


down
year


fall
percent


crop
t fro


the 65.0 million cwt.


in Oregon


to March 1,
m the 181.4


on hand a


million)


1976,
million


totaled


year


and Washing-


168.7
moved


million
during


earlier.


The accumulated


ach 1,


1976


from


quantity


the 1975


crop


cant rm the 68.2 million cwt
e e


potatoes
totaled
processed


processed


in the seven major


59.5 million cwt.


a decline


during the comparable


period a


States


per-


year


NOTE:


Stocks are defined as


in storage f
shrinkage an
the date of
all purposes
of the total


cent


lost


or all


purpose


d waste and


each


ot


report


generally


fall


the quantity


s and uses,
her losses
Sales of fa


account


production.


primarily


through


remaining


including
that occur


ill


for about


potatoes


after
for


90 percent


The remaining
shrinkage and


10 per-
waste.


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TABLE 1.


FALL POTATOES: PRODUCTION, DECEMBER 1, JANUARY 1, FEBRUARY 1, MARCH 1,
AND APRIL 1 TOTAL STOCKS, CROPS OF 1965-75, IN FALL STATES


TOTAL STOCKS
CROP : PRODUCTION
YEAR FOLLOWING YEAR
: : JAN 1 : FEB 1 : MA 1 : APR 1
1,000 CW


2/58,185
55,865
75.865


BEGINNING WITH 1971 LATE SUMMER PRODUCTION FOR NEW YORK-LONG ISLAND, WISCONSIN AND WASHINGTON
BEEN CLASSIFIED AS FALL.
APRIL 1 STOCKS EFFECTIVE WITH 1972 CROP YEAR.
REVISED AUGUST 1975 POT 6(75).


TABLE


POTATOES USED FOR PROCESSING, 1/


SEVEN STATES


1974 AND 1975 CROPS


STATE


STORAGE
SEASON


DECi


TO
JAN 1


TO


FEB 1


* MAR 1


TO
APR1


ENTIRE
SEASON


(000) CWT


IDAHO AND


MALHEUR CO, OREG


MAINE


WASH AND OTHER


AREAS


OREG


OTHER STATES 3/


TOTAL


1974-75


1975-76

*: 1974-75
1975-76


1974-75
1975-76

1974-75
1975-76

1974-75
1975-76


19,742
15,030

2,830
1.735


15,269
11.796


41,674
31,065


23,803
19.890


28,063
24. 965


3,757
2.350


16,815
14.780


4,990
3,100

49,365
40.120


19,181
18.060


6,355
3,710

58,725
49,680


32,820
30.265


6,109
3,635

21,712
21.190


7,539
4,365

68,180
59,455


38,344


7,116


24,472


8,687


78,619


58,168


9,304


32,295


11,322


111,089


1/ TOTAL QUANTITY RECEIVED AND USED FOR PROCESSING REGARDLESS OF THE STATE IN WHICH THE POTATOES
WERE PRODUCED. DOES NOT INCLUDE QUANTITIES USED FOR POTATO CHIPS IN MAINE OR MICHIGAN.
2/ 1974-75 REVISED. 3/ MICHIGAN, MINNESOTA, AND NORTH DAKOTA.


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TABLE 3.


STATE


POTATOES:


PRODUCTION AND TOTAL STOCKS OF FALL
POTATOES HELD BY GROWERS, PROCESSORS,
AND LOCAL DEALERS ON MARCH 1, 1975
AND MARCH 1i, 1976


CROP OF 1974
PRODUCTION : TOTAL STOCKS
: MAR 1 1975


CROP OF 1975
PRODUCTION : TOTAL STOCKS
: MAR1 1976


1,000 CWT


CALIF
COLO
CONN
IDAHO
IND


MAINE
MASS
MICH
MINN
MONTH


6,417
8,840
598
81,195
1,166


36,400
800
8,330
15,300
1.750


1,800
3,400
1/
40,000
1/

17,100
1/
1,800
5i300
1.400


6,164
8,613
552
75,090
1.500


26,840
718
6,670
9,690
1,748


1,950
2,900
1/
41,000
95


12,000
1/
1,500
3,700
1.410


NEBR
NH
NY LI
UPSTATE


ISDAK


1,152
144
6,750
6,968
22,950


375
1/
600
1,600
7.400


1,127
92
6,058
5,760
17.600


OHIO
OREG
PA
RI
S DAK


2,090
17,482
7,360
1,034
371


250
4,920
1,568
1/
140


1,914
22,779
6,815
987
598


170
7,300
1,035
1/
100


UTAH
VT
WASH
MIS
WYO


1,481
220
41,160
14,000
1,528


240
1/
12,800
2,600
430


1,508
212
48,300
14,850
1,632


420
1/
15,000
2,300
485


OTH STS


24 STATE TOTAL


NEV

TOTAL 25 FALL STATES


285.486


3,188

288,674


104.051


2/

104,051


267,817

4,125

271,942


99,105

2/

99,105


STOCKS INCLUDED IN "OTHER STATES"
NOT INCLUDED TO AVOID DISCLOSURE.




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POTATO STOCKS QUALITY SURVEY
Minnesota and North Dakota (Red River Valley)


Quality information contained in this report is based on a potato stocks


by the Statistical Reporting Service in the Red River Valley.
random basis and placed in storage at the time of harvest. B


April for the 1975-76 storage


season


quality survey


There were 211 samples


conducted


selected on a


reportss will continue to be issued through


indicating accumulated average grade and weight loss for potato


samples removed from


storage.


Samples recovered before March 1, 1976 for all varieties continue to average a greater proportion


.S. No. 1 potatoes than


a year


ago.


The percent of Red, White and Russet varieties grading U.S.


1 (including B's)


was 85


, 76, and 67 percent respectively and compares with 74,


73, and 44 percent for


the same period
with last month.


a year


ago.


U.S. No.


This is partially due to


1 grade for Whites showed the largest decline in grade


a few


storage


bins being dumped and


classified


compared


as 100 percent


culls.


The decline in U.S. No. 1 grade for Reds and Russets since time of


harvest is indicated at 6 and


16 percent respectively and 9 percent for White


varieties.


This compared with declines of


17 percent


for Reds, 0 for whites, and


25 percent for


Russets


during the same period a year earlier.


The percent graded as culls remains less tha
March 1, 1976 and March 1, 1975 are as follows:


a year


ago for all varieties.


Reds 7, 12; Whites 15,


The percent


C


17; and Russets 19, 49.


ulls for
Total


weight loss while in
Russets.


storage


was slightly higher than


a year


ago for Reds,


but less for Whites


Averages


for all potatoes


shipped during the


season


(final)


comparisons relating to change in grade from March 1 co final


are shown for the 1974 crop.


can be made


for the


1974 crop.


Thus,
In inter-


preting current


survey indications


considerate


ion should be given to further changes that may occur in


average


grade and weight


loss f


rom


llarch


Eo rha end of


season.


POTATO


STOCKS


QUALITY


RED RIVER VALLEY


1975-76


AVERAGE


GRADE OF POTATOES


SHIPPED:


VARIETAL
TYPE


: NO. 1 INCLUDING B'S


AFTER


* HARVEST


: STORAGE


NO. 2


CULLS


AFTER


: HARVEST


: STORAGE


AFTER


: HARVEST


: STORAGE


: NO. 1 B'S
: AFTER
: STORAGE 2


WEIGHT
LOSS


PERCENT


SAMPLES RECOVERED BEFORE MARCH 1, 1976


WHITE
RUSSET


SAMPLES RECOVERED BEFORE ARCH 1


1975


ji f;i 'a il


WHITE
RUSSET


ALL SAMPLES 1974-75


STORAGE SE N-FINAL


WHITE
RUSSET


4 :


MATCHED SAMPLES


, QUALITY AT HARVEST COMPARED WITH QUALITY AFTER STORAGE.


2/ NO. 1 B'S ARE POTATOES THAT MEET THE U.
FOR THE AREA; RED AND WHITE VARIETIES 1 1/2


S. NO 1 GRADE BUT DID NOT MEET MINIMUM SIZE STANDARDS
- 2 1/4 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND RUSSET VARIETIES UNDER


2 INCHES IN DIAMETER OR WEIGHT LESS THAN 4 OUNCES.
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