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 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:
AA00005270:00024

Related Items

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

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Released:


April


1978


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HUME LIBRARY

APR 18 1978


L FIAS. r rni


Crop
Reporting
Board


Economics, Staistics, &
Cooperatives Service


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


APRIL 1 POTAT(


STOCKS


ABOVE


YEAR


estimated 89.0


fall


producing


more


and 24 percent


areas
than


million


cwt.


on April 1
in 1976.


potato


1978.


S


This


uses


percent


were


abovi


in stora
e a year


ge


in
earlier


regional


lion


million
tinue t
totaled
and Wis
eight W


cwt.
show
14.0


cons


tern


breakdown


storage


, up


ompare with


tock


million
continue


State


o signif
percent


icant
above


below
cwt.,
e to


as follows


percent


8.4 m
last


illio
year


percent
stocks


.9 million


reductions


last


from
n cwt


above


The eight
year ear ii


in


77.
tock


a year


significantly


cwt.


hington


torage,
Stock


astern


Maine


York


Minn


states had
's stocks


and
eight


esota


greater than


down


in Idaho


Penn


.0 mil


ylvania


central
North


last


.0
con-


states


Dakota


year.


cent from


were


million


year.


appearance


(excluding


Nevada)


1977


fall


, a decrease


crop t
percent


o April
t from


1978 was


million


a year


The quantity
.6 million c


potatoes p
7 percent


rocesse
less t


d t
han


o April


seven


major


States


year


*


Production*


Stocks


MaTr


FALL POTATOES-PRODUCTION AND STOCKS
THOUS. CWT.


1972


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E~IES;


Dec ~








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
Shrinkage and loss and home use account for the remaining


production.
10 percent.


TABLE


FALL POTATOES:


PRODUCTION


TOTAL


STOCKS


AND DECEMBER 1


CROPS


, JANUARY 1, FEBRUARY 1,


MARCH


AND i


APRIL I


OF 1967-77 IN THE FALL STATES


: :TOTAL STOCKS
CROP PD IN : FOLLOWING YEAR
PRODUCTION
YEAR DE 1 JAN 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 1/ : 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 88,965


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.




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 1 : FEB 1 MAR 1 : APR 1 : SEASON

: 1,000 CWT

IDAHO AND MALHEUR : 1976-77 18,125 24,215 30,070 36,380 43,575 68,030
CO., OREG 1977-78 16,675 22,200 27,305 32,870 39,050

MAINE 3/ 1976-77 2,575 3,380 4,235 5,105 6,055 7,275
1977-78 2,315 3,020 3,965 4,980 5,960

WASH AND OTHER 1976-77 16,005 19,550 23,435 27,960 32,190 45,535
AREAS, OREG 1977-78 14,210 17,775 21,865 26,400 30,280

OTHER STATES 4/ 1976-77 2,385 3,355 4,470 5,550 6,780 7,600
1977-78 3,300 4,210 5,355 6,185 7,340

TOTAL 1976-77 39,090 50,500 62,210 74,995 88,600 128,440
1977-78 36,500 47,205 58,490 70,435 82,630


TOTAL QUANTITY RECEIVED AND USED FOR PROCESSING REGARDLESS OF THE
UCED. DOES NOT INCLUDE QUANTITIES USED FOR POTATO CHIPS IN MAINE


77 REVISED.


INCLUDES


MAINE GROWN POTATOES ONLY


MICHIGAN


M


STATE IN WHICH THE POTATOES WEPE


, MICHIGAN OR MINNESOTA.
INNESOTA AND NORTH DAKOTA.


1976-


PROD


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TABLE


POTATOES:


PRODUCTION AND TOTAL STOCKS OF FALL POTATOES HELD BY


GROWERS, PROCESSORS, AND LOCAL DEALERS ON APRIL


1977 AND APRIL


CROP OF 1976 CROP OF 1977
STATE
PRODUCTION TOTAL STOCKS PRODUCTION TOTAL STOCKS
PRODUCE TION PRODUCTION C
APR 1, 1977 APR 1, 1978
1.000 CWT


CALIF


IDAHO
IND


6.475


88,455
1.530


1.200


35,500


9,490
466
88,200
1,128


1,300
2,150
1/
37,500
60


MAINE


27.440


PItCH


1,055
1.806


MONT


8,400
1/
1,500
2,100
1,100


28,320 1
888


1.274


NY -LI
UPSTATE
N DAK


1,380
71
6.726


6,101
16.940


20.800


650
3/6,100


OHIO


28,913
7,140
1.050


S DAK


1,248
226
55,800
15.370


WASH


1.701


7,500
1,150
1/
40


1/
15,200
1,400
370


25,774
6,375
943
1.062


1,296
235
48,685
18,038
1.474


1,070
1/
155


1/
11,300
2,200
80


OTHER STATES


: 85


24 STATE TOTAL


302.107


81,875


299,177


88,965


5.320


5,250


TOTAL


25 FALL STATES


307.427


304.427


1/ STOCKS INCLUDED


IN "OT


HER STATES". 2/ NOT INCLUDED TO AVOID DISCLOSURE OF IN-


DIVIDUAL OPERATIONS. 3/ USERS ARE CAUTIONED THAT THE STOCKS ESTIMATE FOR NORTH DAKOT
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 APRIL 1978 INQUIRY.


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POTATO STOCKS QUALITY SURVEY


MINNESOTA AND NORTH DAKOTA


RED RIVER VALLEY)


The potato stocks
Economics, Statistics,


quality information contained in this report is based on a survey conducted by tl


and Cooperatives


Service in the Red River Valley of North Dakota and Minnesota.


total of 129 samples selected on a random basis were placed in storage at harvest time.


which shows the cumulative average grade and weight


time of shipment, will be the final


This report,


loss for the potatoes removed from storage at the


report issued for this season.


At the request of the Red River Valley Potato Growers Association,


for processing potatoes only.
for this tyve.


were selected this year


Since few Red-type potatoes are used for processing, data are not publish


he





hed


samples recovered before April


, 1978 indicate that the quality of the white and Russet


varieties


was higher this year at harvest and also for those removed from storage by April 1. The decline in N
grade (including B's) for samples removed from storage this year was 14 percent (12 points) for white


varieties and 12 percent (10 points) for Russet varieties.


white varieties and a


This compares with a 24 percent decl


15 percent decline for Russet varieties during the same period a year ear


percent graded as culls after storage is below a year ago for both variety


storage for samples


recovered to date is


the same as


Total


weight


ine for
ier. The


while


last year.


Final
and after


data for the 1976-77
storage for all sample


storage


season are also provided and


which were recovered from


storage.


show the average grade at harvest


POTATO


STOCKS


QUALITY


SUP\VEL


A EPAM'E GPADE


RED FIVEP VALLEY
OF POTATOES


19:7778


i 1 C: rO. I B' S L
INCLUDIrNG B65 : -ULL ": AFTER : WEIGHT
TYE AT : AFTER AT : AFTEP : AT : AFTER : STORAGE : LUSS
HARVEST STORAGE HARPVELT : STORAGE : HARVEST : STORAGE : 1/ :
:PERCENT

SAMPLES PECOVERED BEFORE APRIL 1. 1978 2/

WHITE 87 '5 7 6 14 6 5
PI.1;SET : 86, 6 6 11 13 7 4

SAMPLES RECOVERED BEFORE APPIL 1, 1977 2/

WHITE : 65 8 14 6 21 9 5
PUSSET 84 71 9 1 1 7 18 6 4

ALL SAMPLES 1976-77 STORAGE SEASON-FINAL

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


1/ NO. I
THE AREA:


B'S ARE POTATOES


THAT MEET THE U


RED AND WHITE VARIETIES -


GRADE BUT DO NOT MEET MINIMUM SIZE STANDARDS FOR


- 2 INCHES IN DIAMETER AND RUSSET VARIETIES


INCHES IN DIAMETER OR LESS THAN 4 OUNCES.
2/ MATCHED SAMPLES, QUALITY AT HARVEST COMPARED WITH QUALITY AFTER STORAGE.


- UNDER 2


0.


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