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 1978
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:
AA00005270:00023

Related Items

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

Full Text

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POTATO


Rdea~Rset:


STC


MARCH 13,
3:00 P.M.


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MAR 2 0 1978


. Univ. of Florida


Crop
Reporting
Board


Economics Stadtist, &
Coope-tives Service


U.S. Department
of Agriculture
Washington, D.C.
20250


DEpOSITORY
MARCH 1


POTATO STOCKS ABOVE LAST YEAR


An
the fall


estimated 121.3
producing areas


and 17 percent more than in


million cwt.
on March 1,


1976.


of potatoes
1978. This


for all


uses


were


6 percent above a


storage
year e


e in
earlier


The regional


lion cwt.
million cw
continue t


total
and W


ed 21


in stora


breakdown is as f
ge, up 19 percent


compare with


show stocks below


.8 million cwt.


sconsin continue to


allows


from a year


11.8 million cwt


last y


44 per


cent above


show stocks


eight Eastern States


earlier.


in 1Q77


SIevel
level


Maine


had 18.8 mil


s stocks


New York and Pennsy


Stocks


a year ago.


of 15.2
ivani a


the eight Central


Minne


ficantly greater than


States


North Dakota


ast year


eight Western States had 80.6 million cwt.


mostly to


significant reductions


percent above


last year.


in Washington.


storage


Stocks


3 percent fro
Idaho were 46.


5m
5


million


Disappearance
(excluding Nevada)


of the


1977


a decrease


crop to March


percent


978 was


177.9 million cwt.


from a year ago


The quantity of potatoes proce


is 70.4 million cwt.


6 percent


1es


ssed to March
s than last y


1978 in


seven


n major States


ear.


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TABLE 1.


FALL POTATOES:


APRIL


PRODUCTION


1 TOTAL STOCKS


AND DECEMBER


CROPS OF


JANUARY


FEBRUARY 1


MARCH 1


1967-77 IN THE FALL STATES


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

1967 : 243,849 161,500 139,170 112,640 86,465
1968 234,832 152,810 130,350 104,995 81,940
1969 252,561 162,800 138,140 111,510 87,620
1970 267,827 175,145 150,030 122,230 96,780
1971 I/ 266,707 176,390 151,435 124,375 98,485
1972 2/ 249,320 158,565 134,420 107,310 83,380 58,250 .
1973 : 254,379 157,837 133,665 106,615 81,165 55,870
1974 289,342 187,935 163,095 133,425 104,116 75,905
1975 278,391 185,965 159,140 131,685 104,050 71,640
1976 307,427 201,980 174,775 143,925 114,140 81,875
1977 304,427 207,030 178,215 149,305 121,275

I/ 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.



TABLE 2. POTATOES USED FOR PROCESSING 1/, SEVEN STATES, 1976 AND 1977 CROP 2/


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

1.000 CWT


IDAHO AND MALHEUR


OREG


MAINE 3/


WASH AND OTHER
AREAS, OREG

OTHER STATES 4/


TOTAL


1976-77
1977-78

: 1976-77
: 1977-78

1976-77
1977-78

1976-77
1977-78

1976-77
1977-78


18,125
16.675


16,005
14,210

2,385


39,090
36.500


24,215
22,200

3,380
3,020

19,550
17.775


4,210

50,500
47.205


30,070
27,305


3,965

23,435
21,865

4,470
5,355

62,210
58,490


36,380
32,870

5,105
4,980

27,960
26,400

5,550
6,185

74,995
70,435


43.575


6.055


32,190


6.780


88,600


68,030


7,275


45,535

7,600


128,440


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,


MICHIGAN OR MINNESOTA,


1976-77 REVISED.
INCLUDES MAINE GROWN POTATOES ONLY.


MICHIGAN


MINNESOTA AND NORTH DAKOTA.


NOTE: Stocks are defined as the quantity remaining in storage for all purposes
and uses, including shrinkage and waste and other losses that occur
after the date of each report. Sales of fall potatoes for all purposes.
generally account for about 90 percent of the total fall production.
Shrinkage and loss and home use account for the remaining 10 percent.


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TABLE 3.


POTATOES:
PROCESSORS


PRODUCTION AND TOTAL STOCKS OF FALL


AND LOCAL


DEALERS ON MARCH


POTATOES HELD BY GROWERS,
AND MARCH 1, 1978


CROP OF 1976 5 CROP OF 1977
STATE
: PRODUCTION TOTAL STOCKS: PRODUCTION TOTAL STOCKS
: MAR 1, 1977 : MAR 1, 1978
1.000 CWT


CALIF :


6,475


COLO


IDAHO


88,455


3,300
1/
45.000


9,490
466
88,200
1,128


3,250
1/
46,500


27,440


MAINE
MASS
MICH
MINN
MONT


8,330
11,055
1,806

1,274
104
7,409


28,32


8,800


4,000


1.380


UPSTATE
N DAK


16.940


5.100


20.800


8.800


OHIO
OREG


28,913


10,500


10,800


UTAH


WASH


55,800
15,370
1.701


48,685
18,038


3,600


OTHER STS


24 STATE TOTAL


302.107


114.140


299.1


121.275


TOTAL


25 FALL STS


307.427


304.427


STOCKS


INCLUDED


IN "OTHER STATES"


NOT INCLUDED TO AVOID DISCLOSURE OF INDIVIDUAL OPERATIONS.


USERS ARE


CAUTIONED THAT THE STOCKS ESTIMATE


FOR NORTH DAKOTA MAY BE LESS


RELIABLE


THAN FOR THE OTHER STATES DUE TO THE LARGE NUMBER OF NORTH DAKOTA STORAGE OPERATORS


WHO REFUSED TO REPORT STOCKS ON THE MARCH 1978


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UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA


POTATO STOCKS QUALITY SURVEY
MINNESOTA AND NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY)


3 1262 08862 108


The potato stocks quality information contained in this report


Economic


, Statistics, and Cooperatives


A total of 129
report for this


sample
season


Service


selected on a random basis


n will


is based on a


survey conducted by the


in the Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota.


were placed in storage at harvest time.


be issued next month showing the


for the potatoes removed from storage at the time of


The final


cumulative average grade and weight loss


shipment.


At the request of the Red River Val


for processing potatoes only.
lished for this type.


Since


Potato Growers Association


, samples


were


selected thi


few Red type potatoes are used for processing, data are not


5 g8I
priub-%


recovered before Marchl


was slightly lower this


parable


year,


date a year earlier.


1978 indicate


but that the after
The quality of the


that the qua


storage quality
Russet varieties'


lity of thc white varieties at harvest
was noticeably higher than for the com-
s was higher than a year earlier at har-


vest and also for those removed from storage by March 1,


for samples


removed from storage was


1978.


14 percent (12 points)


The decline


in No


and 12 percent


grade (including


(10 points


for Russet


varieties.


This compares with a 26 percent dec


for white varieties


mnd


22 percent decline for


Russet varieties during the same period a year earl


below a year ago for both varieties


. Tota


weight


The percent graded as


while in storage for


culls after


samp


storage is


recovered to date


is the


same as


ast year


Final
and after


data for the
storage for al


1976-77 storage


season are a


les which were


recovered from


provided and


show the


average grade at harvest


storage.


POTATO STOCKS QUALITY


SURVEY


RED RIVER VALLEY,


1977-78


AVERAGE GRADE OF POTATOES .


NO 1 CULLS : NO 1 B'S
INCLUDING BS : : AFTER : WEIGHT
*TYPE AT : AFTER : AT : AFTER : AT : AFTER : STORAGE : LOSS
HARVEST: STORAGE: HARVEST : STORAGE: HARVEST: STORAGE: 1/
PERCENT

SAMPLES RECOVERED BEFORE MARCH I, 1978 2/

WHITE 87 75 8 11 5 14 6 4
RUSSET 86 76 6 12 8 12 6 4

SAMPLES RECOVERED BEFORE MARCH 1, 1977 2/

WHITE 88 65 7 14 5 21 9 5
RUSSET 81 63 11 14 8 23 5 3

ALL SAMPLES 1976-77 STORAGE SEASON-FINAL

WHITE 87 68 7 14 6 18 9 7
RUSSET 85 70 8 12 7 18 6 8


1 B'S


THE AREA


ARE POTATOES THAT MEET THE U.


: RED AND WHITE VARIETIES


NO. 1 GRADE BUT DO NOT MEET MINIMUM SIZE


STANDARDS FOR


- 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND RUSSET VARIETIES UNDER 2


INCHES IN DIAMETER OR LESS THAN 4 OUNCES.


MATCHED SAMPLES


, QUALITY AT HARVEST COMPARED WITH QUALITY AFTER STORAGE.


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