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:
May 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:
AA00005270:00030

Related Items

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

Full Text
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Released:


Economics, Statistics, &
Cooperatives Service


MAY 31 1979


US. Department
of Agriculture
Washington, D.C


20250


MAY POTATO STOCKS


An estimate


storage in the
largest monthly


ed 60
fall
disa


primarily because of


volume
mate
May 1


issued


tock


level


.8 million
producing
appearance
the incre


deliveries


Crop


cwt.
State
since
asked


f potato
on May 1,


the
proce


beginni


sing


report


Reporting


prior


years


Board.
are not


for
1979.
ng of


all u
Thi
the


se
S
st


activity


the fir


Consequently,


p055


ible.


S


were


reflec
orage
a larg
stocks


comparison


season


esti-
s with


have


totaled


May
held


he regional
.68 million


8.58 million


eight We


about


Idaho,


breakdown


cwt.


tern


tate


two-third!


Washington


as follows


torage
about


and
half


s, there wer
the April 1
and Oregon.


seven


eight Central


the April
e 46.5 mi
stocks.


astern


tate


level


Lion
with


cwt
the


bulk


States
' holding


both


regions.


torage
f these


appearance


cwt. (
under
cluded
to liv


excluding
the USDA'


1978


Nevada).
potato


.0 million


stock


shrinkage


(moi


on potato


ture


Thi
diver
of p


farms,


loss).


fall cro
includes
ion Droar


otatoe


p


a


to May
potato
m. The


that were


discarded without


1979


diverted


total d
dumped d
grading


was 2


53 million


appearance


during
and


, 1979
e in-


grading,


fed
to


The
major St


were


quantity of


ate


processed


estimating
processing


amounted


potato


during April


season began
activity in


last


proce


.0 million


cwt.


the large
December


the West.


1979


A total


monthly total
This reflects


12.7
since
the


seven


million


stock


increased


cwt.


Crop
Reporting
Board


i~illI" -.


III rln rw*


I 1 u IW t:


LIBRARy


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NOTE:


Stocks


uses,


are defined


as the quantity remaining in


including shrinkage and waste and other


storage for all purposes and


losses


date of each report. Sales of fall potatoes for all purp
count for about 90 percent of the total fall production.


-and home use


account for the remaining


10 percent.


that occur after the


oses generally ac-
Shrinkage and loss


TABLE


. FALL POTATOES:


AND MAY


PRODUCT
TOTAL


ION;
STOCK


AND DECEMBER
S. CROPS OF


1, JANUARY 1,


FEBRUARY


MARCH


1968-78 IN THE FALL STATES


APRIL


: :TOTAL STOCKS
CROP D :: FOLLOWING YEAR
v PRODUCTION
YEAR : DEC 1 : JAN 1 FEB 1 MAR 1 APR 1 MAY 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 : 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 : 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 60,751

1/ BEGINNING WITH 1971, LATE SUMMER PRODUCTION FOR N Y-L I, WIS AND WASH HAS BEEN CLASSIFIED AS FALL.



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


: STORAGE : TO TO O : TO TO TO :ENTIRE
STATE
: SEASON DEC 1 : JAN : FEB 1 : MAR 1 APR 1 : MAY 1 : 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 43,225

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 6,205

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 34,450

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 7,155

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 91,035

tta


TOTAL QUANTITY RECEIVED AND USED FOR PROCESSING REGARDLESS
UCED. DOES NOT INCLUDE QUANTITIES USED FOR POTATO CHIPS
INCLUDES MAINE GROWN POTATOES ONLY.


MICH,


OF THE STATE IN WHICH THE POTATOES WERE


IN MAINE,




MINN AND N DAK.


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TABLE 3.


POTATOES:


PRODUCTION AND TOTAL


PROCESSORS


AND LOCAl


STOCKS OF FALL POTATOES HELD BY GROWERS,
L DEALERS ON MAY 1. 1979


_: CROP OF 1978
STATE TOTAL MAY 1 STOCKS
PRODUCTION : STOCKS : AS % OF
M: AY 1, 1979 PRODUCTION
1,000 CWT PERCENT

CALIF 6,055 910 15
COLO 9,750 650 7
CONN 1/ 1/
IDAHO : 96,980 29,500 30
IND : I/ 1/
MAINE : 26,T80 4,500 17
MASS 1/ 1/
MICH 8,670 1,400 16
MINN 14,910 2,700 18
MONT 2,088 200 10
NEBR 1,680 250 15
N Y-L I 6,175 80 1
-UPSTATE 6,500 300 5
N DAK 22,400 3,200 14
OHIO 1/ 1/
OREG 28,488 5,650 20
PA 6,250 750 12
RI 1/ 1/
S DAK 1,190 100 8
UTAH 1/ 1/
VT :1/ T
WASH 50,685 9,500 19
WIS 17,325 880 5
WYO _I 1/

OTHER STATES 7,936 181 2

23 STATE
TOTAL 2/ 313,262 60,751 19


1/ INCLUDED IN "OTHER STATES".
PRODUCTION 5,440,000 CWT.


EXCLUDING NEV FOR WHICH NO STOCKS ESTIMATES ARE MADE.


NEV 1978







POTATO


STOCKS


SURVEY


UNIVERSITY OF FLOIA


3 1262 08862 1072


MINNESOTA AND NrOPTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY


the Economics


Minnesota.


Reports have been
grade and weight


River Vail


Statistics,


bags
issued


Quai ty


inforimit


and Cooperatives


of potatoes


each month during the


loss for potatoes


Potato


0row ers


Association,


s amp


in this report


season


orange


selected only


is based on a


showing


for process


survey conducted by


in the Red River Valley of North Dakota and


storage at harvest time.
the cumulative average


the Red


ing potatoes.


recovered before


both at harvest and after storage was


duction in quality was


e decline in No.


reflected both


grade


1979 compared wi


from storage to date i
entire 1977-78 season.


n


th a
idicat4


1979 continue
higher than 1
at harvest an


for white


including B'
14 point dec


point decl


to indicate that the qual


season.


d after


ity of white varieties


For Russet varieties


storage compared with fin


varieties


while


season


in storage


last year


's compared wi


was 12 points


samp


. Russet


16 point dec


as of
removed


The percent of white


and storage cul


variety


S, at 14 per


indicate that the percent of Russet


storage potatoes.


n total


season


graded as


cent


culls


, were 3 poc


culls


The total


for both whi


at harvest


be low


at harvest was


weight


and Russet


Oss while in


was 1 point be


season.


to last


storage,


season but wa-


as of May


1. 1979


's final
to date


1 point higher
. was below the


variety


The cooperation of


the many potato growers


and storage operators


who assisted on this project


is greatly appr


eciated


POTATO


STOCKS


EQUAL I


SURVEY


RED RIVEP VALLEY


AVERAGE GRADE OF POTATOES


1978-79


NO. NO 2 C: ULLS NO. 1
CROP INCLUDING e B 'S 1/ : WEIGHT
: AT : AFTEP : AT : AFTER : AT : AFTER : AT : AFTER : LOSS
: HARVEST : STORAGE : HARVEST : STORAGE : HARVEST : STORAGE : HARVEST : STORAGE :
: PERCENT

SAMPLES RECOVERED BEFORE MAY 1, 1979 2/

WHITE : 88 76 6 10 6 14 6 6 5
RUSSET 81 66 11 18 8 16 2 3 4

ALL SAMPLES 1977-78 STORAGE SEASON-FINAL 2./

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


1/
AREA:


1 B'S ARE POTATOES


THAT MEET THE U


RED AND WHITE VARIETIES 1


1/2-2


GRADE BUT DO NOT MEET MINIMUM


1/4 INCHES


IN DIAMETER AND RUSSET VARIETIES


DIAMETER OR LESS THAN 4 OUNCES.


SIZE STANDARDS


- UNDER 2


INCHES


MATCHED


SAMPLES


, QUALITY AT HARVEST COMPARED WITH QUALITY AFTER STORAGE


The potato stock


Sample


ion contained


rv ice


selected on a random basis


Samples


at the time of


1978-79


removal


were


were placed


from storage.


At the request of


for the entire


in JNo


however, a re-
al 1977-78 data.


for after


1977-78


line for the


last year
re-overed


FOR THE


e


e~ud


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