Potato stocks

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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 1979
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:
AA00005270:00029

Related Items

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

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1t HIGHER


estimated


fall


producing


16 percent more


areas
than


million cwt. of potato


on April
1977.


1979


was 7


uses


percent


were


above


in storage in
a year earlier


lion c
Stocks
Stocks
year.


regional
in stora


in Maine


breakdown
ge, down


amounted


in the eight
The eight We


1978 due mostly


Central


tern


to larger


as follows:


9 percent fro
9.00 million


tate


states h
holding


m a


The
year


cwt.


totaled


million


Idaho


seven


earlier
4 percent
million


Eastern


but 8
t less
cwt..


states


percent


than


have


above


last


percent


cwt. in storage


.4 mil
1977.


year.
above


from


and Washington.


(Continued


on page


FALL POTATOES:


PRODUCTION AND STOCKS


THOUS. CWT


*SPmBn BY YEAR


1971 1972 1973 1974
A SmO sY MO nS FOLL HARVEST.


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The USDA potato stocks program of reports will be extended one
month to include holdings as of May 1. This year's report will
be issued on May 10, 1979.


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TABLE 1


. FALL POTATOES
AND APRIL 1


: PRODUCTION: AND DECEMBER 1, JANUARY 1, FEBRUARY 1
TOTAL STOCKS, CROPS OF 1968-78 IN THE FALL STATES


MARCH 1,


':: TOTAL STOCKS
CROP : FOLLOWING YEAR
YEAR PRODUCTION DEC 1
JAN 1 FEB 1 MAR 1 APR 1
1,000 CWT
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 T/ 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 71,64(&
1976 307,427 201,980 174,775 143,925 114,140 81,875
1977 307,064 206,690 178,205 149,690 120,970 89,215
1978 318,702 218,685 190,480 159,141 128,524 95,263

1/ BEGINNING WITH 1971, LATE SUMMER PRODUCTION FOR N Y-L I, WIS AND WASH HAS BEEN CLASSIFIED AS FALL.
2/ APRIL 1 STOCKS EFFECTIVE WITH 1972 CROP YEAR.

TABLE 2. POTATOES USED FOR PROCESSING 1/, SEVEN STATES, 1977 AND 1978 CROPS

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

1,000 CWT
IDAHO AND MALHEUR 1977-78 16,761 22,217 27,360 32,913 39,070 61,261
CO., OREG 1978-79 15,660 21,215 26,045 31,115 37,080
MAINE 2/ 1977-78 2,500 3,290 4,185 4,980 5,960 8,040
1978-79 2,280 2,800 3,670 4,390 5,355
WASH AND OTHER 1977-78 14,205 17,745 21,620 26,160 30,280 44,460
AREAS, OREG 1978-79 14,758 18,060 21,910 25,720 29,645
OTHER STATES 3/ 1977-78 3,380 4,255 5,405 6,230 7,385 9,855
1978-79 2,625 3,520 4,420 5,290 6,255
TOTAL 1977-78 36,846 47,507 58,570 70,283 82,695 123,616
1978-79 35,323 45,595 56,045 66,515 78,335


/ 1 TOTAL QUANTITY RECEIVED AND USED FOR PROCESSING REGARDLE E


PRODUCED.


E TATS I N WHI CH THE POTATOES HERE


S E00 N OT I N CL UDE QUANTITIES USED FOR PGTA N,


INCLUDES MAINE GROWN POTATOES ONLY.
MICH. MINN AND N DAK.


NOTE: Stocks are defined as the quantity remaining n 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.






TABLE


POTATOES:
PROCESSORS.


PRODUCTION AND TOTAL STOCKS
AND LOCAL DEALERS ON APRIL 1


OF FALL POTATOES HELD BY GROWERS,
. 1978 AND APRIL 1. 1979


CROP OF 1977 CROP OF 1978
: TOTAL : APR 1 STOCKS : TOTAL APR 1 STOCKS
STATE PRODUCTION STOCKS : AS % OF PRODUCTION STOCKS AS % OF
: APR 1, 1978 PRODUCTION : APR 1, 1979 PRODUCTION
1,000 CWT PERCENT 1,000 CWT PERCENT

CALIF 5,950 1,200 20 6,055 1,410 23
COLO 9,490 2,300 24 9,750 1,800 18
CONN 2/ 2/ 2/ 2/
IDAHO 88,700 37,300 43 96,780 41,O00 42
IND 1,128 60 5 2/ 2/
MAINE 28,320 10,500 37 26,T80 9,500 34
MASS 2/ 2/ 2/ 2/
MICH 8,00 1,OO 17 8,P70 2,TO0 24
MINN 12,960 3,600 28 14,910 4,800 32
MONT 2,016 1,400 69 2,088 1,100 53
NEBR 1,440 280 19 1,680 500 30
NH1/ 2/ 2/
NY LI 7,182 300 4 6,175 200 3
UPSTATE 5,356 650 12 6,500 700 11
N DAK 21,600 6,100 28 22,400 6,100 27
OHIO : 2,744 150 5 ---2,215 120 5 -
OREG 25,550 8,400 33 28,488 7,700 27
PA 6,375 1,000 16 6,250 1,450 23
R I : 2/ 2/ 2/ 2/
S DAK : ,D62 T55 15 1,T90 T50 13
UTAH 1,416 140 10 1,127 150 13
VT 2/ 2/ 2/ 2/
WASH 50,300 11,700 22 50,585 14,300 29
WIS 18,038 2,500 14 17,325 2,300 13
WYO 1,474 80 5 1,360 75 6
OTH STS 2,603 100 4 3,234 108 3

23 STATE
TOTAL 3/ 302,304 89,215 30 313,262 95,263 30


/ 1 ESTIMATES DISCONTINUED A
%) STOCKS ESTIMATES ARE MADE.


TE


R 1977 CROP. 2/ INCLUDED IN "OTHER STATES". 3/ EX
NEV 1977 PRODUCTION 4,760,000 CWT AND 1978 PRODUCTION


CLUDING NEV FOR WHICH
5.440.000 CWT.


(Continued from page


Disappearance of the


1978 fall crop to April


includes potatoes diverted to April 1,


appearance included
potato farms, disca


27.9 million cwt.
rded without gradin


1979 was 218 million cwt.


1979 under the USDA's


potato divers


ion pr


of potatoes that were dumped during grading,
ig and lost due to shrinkage (moisture loss).


excluding Nevada). Th
ogram. The total dis-


fed to


livestock on


The quantity of potatoes


million cwt.


processed to April


percent less than last year.


During the past 6


years,


, 1979 in the seven major States


the difference between the preliminary April


' final estimate averaged 2.39 million hundredweight.


weight and the smallest was 250 thousand
final estimate each year- during the last


hundredweight.
six years.


The largest deviation wa


The preliminary Apri


amounted to


stocks estimate and the
s 4.39 million hundred-
1 1 estimate was below the




UNIVERSITY OP PLORStA q


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


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The potato stocks quality
by the Economics, Statistics,
and Minnesota. Sample bags of


information contained in this report is based on a survey conducted
and Cooperatives Service in the Red River Valley of North Dakota


potato


vest time. Reports have been issued
cumulative average grade and weight 1
request of the Red Piver Valley Potat


cessing


es selected on a random basis were placed in
each month during the 1978-79 storage season
oss for potatoes at the time of removal from


oG


rowers


Association


samples were


storage at har-
showing the
storage. At the


ected only for pro-


potatoes.


Samples


eties


recover


both at harves


d before


April


L and after


1. 1979 continue


storage was


high


For Russet varieties, however, a significant reduc
and after storage compared with April 1, 1978. Th
white varieties while in storage was 11 points as


dine
No. 1


a year earlier.
s compared with


Russet sample
a 10 point dec


to indicate


r than for the corn
tion in quality wa


e decline
of April


in rio.
. 1979


removed from storage to date
ne a year ago.


that the quality of white vari-


parable period a year ago.
s reflected both at harvest
grade (including B's) for
compared with a 12 point de-
ndicate a 12 point decline


The percent of whit
after storage culls, at


e varieties graded a
13 percent, were 1 p


indicate that the percent of Pusset
higher for after storage potatoes.
able to April 1, 1978 for white var


culls
The t
ieties


o


s culls at harvest was the
point below April 1, 1978.


at harvest was eq
tal weight loss w
but 1 point lower


1 to last


while in


as a year ago, but
es recovered to date


season


storage this


than a year


but was


year was


points
compar-


ago for Russets.


The cooperation


is greatly


of the


many


potato growers


and storage operators


appreciated.


who assisted on this


project


POTATO STOCKS QUALITY SURVEY, RED RIVER VALLEY,
AVERAGE GRADE OF POTATOES


1978-79


SNO. NO 2 CULLS
: INCLUDING B'S- : B'S 1/ : WEIGHT
AT :AFTER AT :AFTER : AT :AFTER: AT AFTER: LOSS
: HARVEST : STORAGE : HARVEST : STORAGE : HARVEST : STORAGE : HARVEST : STORAGE
PERCENT

SAMPLES RECOVERED BEFORE APRIL 1, 1979 2/

WHITE 88 77 6 10 6 13 6 6 5
RUSSET 80 68 12 17 8 15 2 4 3

SAMPLES RECOVERED BEFORE APRIL 1, 1978 2/

WHITE 87 75 7 11 6 14 6 6 5
RUSSET 86 76 6 11 8 13 4 7 4

ALL SAMPLES 1977-78 STORAGE SEASON FINAL 2/

WHITE 86 72 7 11 7 17 6 7 6
RUSSET 85 69 7 16 8 15 4 5 6

1/ NO. 1 B'S ARE POTATOES THAT MEET THE U.S. NO. 1 GRADE BUT DO NOT MEET MINIMUM SIZE STANDARDS FOR THE
AREA: RED AND WHITE VARIETIES 1 1/2-2 1/4 INCHES IN DIAfETER AND RUSSET VARIETIES UNDER 2 INCHES
IN DIAMETER OR LESS THAN 4 OUNCES.
2/ MATCHED SAMPLES, QUALITY AT HARVEST COMPARED WITH QUALITY AFTER STORAGE.


POTATO STOCKS, APRIL


CROP REPORTING BOARD, ESCS, USDA


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