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:
April 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:
AA00005270:00014

Related Items

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

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Crop
Reporting
Board


Statistical Reporting
Service
U.S. Department
of Agriculture
Washington, D.C.


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POTATO STOCKS


DOWN


11 PERCENT


Stocks


ad -processors


i976,
less


according


than the


potatoes


in the fall


uses


held


production areas


to the Crop Reporting


75.9 million


Board


n storage
totaled
. This i


, 1975,


oy growers,
67.3 million


6 million


percent


local


dealers


cwt on April


cwt (11


above


percent)


the April


1974


stocks.


Stocks


in the eight


eastern States


on April


, 1976,


totaled


8.7 million


cwt, d
stocks


own


total


percent
7.4 mil


from the


lion


15.0 million


cwt compare with


cwt on hand
13.0 million


a year


earlier


cwt on hand


Maine


a year


earlier.


For the eight


central


States,


stocks


totaled


million


cwt,


a decline of


.7 million


cwt (42


percent)


from


the 11.4 million on hand April


1975


In the eight


western States,


April


1976


stocks


totaled


51.9 million


cwt,


5 percent


above the 49.5


33.0 million cwt


million cwt


compare with


on hand a


year


earlier


32.0 million on hand April


Idaho


1975.


Cumulative disappearance


from


the 1975


fall


crop to


April


, 1976,


totaled


200.6 million cwt
moved during the


(excluding


Nevada),


comparable period


down


a year


4 percent
earlier.


from the


209.6 million


il 1


m the


, 1976,


from


1975


78.6 million cwt


of
crop


process


potatoes
I totaled
ed during


processed
71.4 milli


in the seven major States


on


cwt,


a decline of


the comparable period


of last


9 percent
season.


NOTE:


Stocks


are defined as


the quantity


remaining


Storage for all


purpose es


and uses,


including shrinkage


and waste and other


losses


that


occur


after the date of


report.


generally a
production.


Sales


account -for


fall po
about 90


tatoes f
percent


10 percent


purposes


of the total


lost


fall


through shrinkage and


waste.


Released:


April
3:00


13,
P.M.


1976


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I.F.A.S.


- Univ.


for all


on hand April


Apr
fro
I.


stocks


accumulated quantity


each


remaining


primarily


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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 THE FALL STATES


TOTAL STOCKS
CROP PRODUCTION
YEAR : FOLLOWING YEAR
: JAN 1 : FEB 1 : MAR 1 APR 1
1,000 CWT

1965 : 216,749 147,780 124,170 98,670 74,905
1966 228,442 153,550 128,050 103,630 79,632
1967 : 231,656 161,500 139,170 112,640 86,405
1968 .: 221,906 152,810 130,350 104,995 81,940
1969 : 239,460 162,800 138,140 111,510 87,620
1970 253,525 175,145 150,030 122,830 96,780
1971 1/ : 266,686 176,340 151,400 124,370 98,480
1972 248,841 158,440 134,320 107,165 83,305 2/58,185
1973 253,866 157,802 133,585 106,600 81,150 55,865
1974 3/ : 288,674 187,715 162,900 133,245 104,051 75,865
1975 271,942 180,930 152,920 125,360 99,105 67,250

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


TABLE 2. POTATOES USED FOR PROCESSING, 1/ SEVEN STATES, 1974 AND 1975 CROPS 2/

STORAGE TO TO TO TO TO ENTIRE
STATE
A SEASON DEC 1 JAN 1 FEB 1 MAR 1 APR 1 SEASON

(000) CWT

IDAHO AND : 1974-75 19,742 23,803 28,063 32,820 38,344 58,168
MALHEUR CO, OREG 1975-76 15,030 19,890 24,965 30,265 36,125

MAINE 1974-75 2,830 3,757 5,126 6,109 7,116 9,304
1975-76 1,735 2,350 2,945 3,635 4,420

WASH AND OTHER 1'974-75 15,269 16,815 19,181 21,712 24,472 32,295
AREAS, OREG 1975-76 11,796 14,780 18,060 21,190 25,610

OTHER STATES 3/ 1974-75 3,833 4,990 6,355 7,539 8,687 11,322
1975-76 : 2,504 3,100 3,710 4,365 5,240

TOTAL 1974-75 41,674 49,365 58,725 68,180 78,619 111,089
1975-76 31,065 40,120 49,680 59,455 71,395

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.


POTATOES:


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


CROP O0


STATE


PRODUCTION


F 1974
: TOTAL STOCKS
: APR 1 1975


CROP OF


PRODUCTION


: TOTAL STOCKS
: APR 1 1976


1,000 CWT


CALIF
COLO
CONN
IDAHO
IND


MAINE
MASS
MICH
MINN
MONT


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


36,400
800
8,330
15,300
1,750


1,300
2,350
1/
32,000
1/

13,000
1/
1,200
3,200
1,200


6,164
8,613
552
75,090
1.500


6,840
718
6,670
9,690
1.748


1,300
1,800
1/
33,000
60


7,400
1/
800
1,900
1.250


NEBR
NH
NY -LI
UPSTATE


EDAXK


1,152
144
6,750
6,968
2,950


900
4,750


1,127
92
6,058
5,760
17.600


OHIO
OREG
PA
RI
SDAK


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


1,914
2,779
6,815
987
598


80
4,150
550
1/
70


UTAH
VT
WASH
WIS
WYO


1,481
220
41,160
14,000
1.528


100
1/
8,900
1,700
290


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


140
1/
10,000
1,000
220


OTH STS


24 STATE TOTAL


285.486


75,865


267,817


67,250


3,188


4,125


TOTAL


25 FALL STATES


288,674


75,865


271,942


67,250


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)


Information contained in this report is based on a potato


stocks quality survey conducted by tr


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


There


were


211 samples selected on a random


Samples for all varieties removed from


storage


before April 1,


1976, continue to average


a greater


proportion of U.S. No.l potatoes than
grading U.S. No.l (including B's) was
49 percent for the same period a year


a year


80,
ago.


ago.


The percent of Red,


78 and 67 percent resp


White and Russet


ectively and


compares


Red varieties taken from bins before April


varieties


with


68 and


1 contained 7


percent fewer No.


1's after


storage


than when they were harvested.


percentage points during the comparable period in 1974-75.


White


This co
varieties


mpares


to a decline of 14


to 4 percent for the comparable period a year earlier.


For Russet varieties,


12 percent fewer potatoes


met the No.


1 standard after


storage


this


year


compared to


22 percent de


cline for this


period


a year


ago.


Culls for all varieties remain


April 1, 1975


less than


respectively are as follows:


a year


ago.


The percent


Reds 10, 11; Whites 13,


culls for April


and PRu


ssets 19


1, 1976 and
43. Total


weight


loss while in


storage


was unchanged from


a year


for Reds


but less for Whites


and Russets.


Averages


for all potatoes shipped during the


season


(final)


are shown for the


comparisons


relating to change in


grade


from April 1 to the end of the


storage


season can be


the 1974
changes


crop.
that may


In interpreting current


occur in


average


grade


survey


and weight


indications, con


s ide ration


loss from April


should b


to the end


e given to


of the


storage


further


seasons.


POTATO STOCKS QUALITY,


RED RIVER VALLEY


ly 5-76


AVERAGE GRADE OF POTATOES SHIPPED:


VARIETAL" NO. 1 INCLUDING B'S NO. 2 : CULLS : NO. 1 B'S WEIGHT
TYPE AT : AFTER : AT AFTER AT : AFTER : AFTER : LOSS
HARVEST STORAGE HARVEST : STORAGE HARVEST S STORAGE : STORAGE 2/
PERCENT

SAMPLES RECOVERED BEFORE APRIL 1, 1976

RED 87 80 7 10 6 10 9 4
WHITE 85 78 8 9 13 9 3
RUSSET 79 67 13 14 8 19 10 4

SAMPLES RECOVERED BEFORE APRIL 1, 1975

RED 89 75 7 14 4 11 2 4
WHITE 72 68 14 10 14 22 1 6
RUSSET 71 49 17 8 12 43 3 5

ALL SAMPLES 1974-75 STORAGE SEASON-FINAL

RED 88 69 7 12 5 19 31
WHITE 76 70 12 10 12 20 3/ 5
RUSSET 70 61 18 11 12 "1* 28 9

1 / MATCUtn Al rC A m i....l. -n'-- U -


2/ NO. 1 B'S
FOR THE AREA;
2 INCHES IN DI


*I"rJLjaal 4UflL*Ii at flttftVES


ARE POTATOES THAT MEET THE U. S. NO
RED AND WHITE VARIETIES 1 1/2 2 1/
AMETER OR WEIGHT LESS THAN 4 OUNCES.


PM 6 I QUALITY AFTER 6 GE.


1 GRADE BUT DID NOT HEET MINIMUM SIZE STANDARDS
'4 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND RUSSET VARIETIES UNDER


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declined 7 percent compared


19'4


crop


Thus


made


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