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 1980
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:
AA00005270:00035

Related Items

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

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Crop
Reporting
Board


Released:


Apri 1
3:00


1980


OF FL LIu
ENTS DEPT


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U.S. DEPOSITORY


Economics, Statistics, &
Cooperatives Service


US. Department
of Agriculture
Washington, D.C


I


20250
I I


STOCKS


There


April
was 3


were


1980


percent


held on April


an estimated
growers, de
ss than the


1978.


THREE


PERCENT


LOWER


THAN


.8 million


alers
record


na proce
holdings


ssors


YEAR AGO
potatoes


fall


year


producing
percent a


uses
areas


bov


held on


lion
figure


regional


cwt on
e. Ma


previous


cwt,
stock
lower
a 6 p
and t


were


than


eroles
o a les


hand


ine


breakdown


, 29


tock


seasons
percent


percent


from


26 percent
on April 1,


line


at 1


as fol


abov


a year


.5 million


the eight
ast April


below


1979


from a


ser extent


year's I
eight We


year


earl i


Washington.


Central


seven


Eastern


and 16 percent
remained well


states


, holdings


recent


evel
stern


refl


and Minne


states


redu


acting


than


sota


State
higher


above
total


than


.6 mil-


1978


.0 million


1978


s stock


we


million


actions


Idaho


North
re 4 p
cwt on


Dakota
percent
hand.


and Oregon


Disappearance


(excluding


were


season
dumped


Nevada),
. The t


during


grading


of t
8 p
.otal


;he
ierc


1


979


fall


crop


ent short of
appearance


grading, fed t
e to shrinkage


live


include


tock


(moisture


April


1980


to ta ed


18 million


.9 million


on farms
oss).


where


cwt of
grown,


00 million


comparable
potatoes


cwt
period


that


scared without


States
season


quantity


totaled
and 9 D


potatoes


.0 million


percent b


cwt
the


cesse


, b perc
April 1,


to April


ent 1
1978


S,
than


total


1980


during


seven major
comparable


cess


period


Fall Potatoes:


Production and Stocks


Mil. cwt

300 Production *


250

200 Stocks

150


eoj


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Stocks are defined as the quantity remaining in storage for all purposes


and uses,
the date o
account fo


including shrinkage and waste and other losses that occur after
f each report. Sales of fall potatoes for all purposes generally
r about 90 percent of the total fall production. Shrinkage and


loss and home use account for the remaining


TABLE 1


APRIL


. FALL POTATOES


, AND MAY 1


10 percent.


: PRODUCTION, DECEMBER 1, JANUARY 1, FEBRUARY 1, MARCH 1,
TOTAL STOCKS, CROPS OF 1969-79 IN THE FALL STATES


: TOTAL STOCKS
YEAR : PRODUCTION : FOLLOWING YEAR
SDEC i **
: D" JAN 1 FEB 1 MAR 1 APR 1 MAY 1
S1, 000 CWT
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 89,205
1978 323,498 223,290 196,080 164,666 133,247 99,808 65,116
1979 301,628 209,180 182,755 154,005 126,530 96,821
1/ BEGNINNG WITH 1971, LATE SUMMER PRODUCTION FOR N Y LI, WIS AND WASH HAS BEEN CLASSIFIED AS FALL.


TABLE 2. POTATOES USED FOR PROCESSING /, SEVEN STATES, 1978 AND 1979 CROP 2/
S S *
STATE STORAGE TO TO TO : TO TO T:..ENTIRE
: SEASON DEC 1 JAN 1 : FEB 1 : MAR 1 APR 1 : MAY 1 .SEASON
1,000 CWT
IDAHO AND MALHEUR : 1978-79 15,720 21,215 26,055 31,130 37,095 43,305 61,290
CO., OREG 1979-80 14,210 18,680 23,980 28,840 34,440
MAINE 3/ : 1978-79 2,280 2,800 3,670 4,390 5,355 6,205 8,140
1979-80 2,010 2,655 3,470 4,245 5,200
WASH AND OTHER 1978-79 15,075 18,380 22,230 26,035 30,125 34,770 44,295
AREAS, OREG 1979-80 13,510 16,995 20,7?5 24,915 29,395
OTHER STATES 4/ : 1978-79 2,625 3,520 4,420 5,290 6,255 7,155 10,540
1979-80 2,625 3,365 4,215 5,055 6,005
TOTAL 1978-79 35,700 45,915 56,375 66,845 78,830 91,435 124,265
: 1979-80 32,355 41,695 52,390 63,055 75,040


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PROD
2


Y TITNAU)TL ATO RETETVEDENRTISEWTOR PRUCESENS E
UCED. DOES NOT INCLUDE QUANTITIES USED FOR POTATO CHIPS IN MAINE
1978-79 REVISED.


TS ATED WRTCWTHE7UTATHETERE
MICH OR MINN.


INCLUDES MAINE GROWN POTATOES ONLY.


MICH


, MINN AND N DAK.


NOTE:


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TABLE


POTATOES:
PROCESSORS,


PRODUCTION AND


TOTAL STOCKS OF FALL POTATOES HELD BY GROWERS,


AND LOCAL DEALERS ON APRIL 1,


1979 AND APRIL


CROP OF


CROP OF


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STATE


1 STOCKS:


: PRODUCTION


:TOTAL STOCKS:


:APR 1,


1,000 CWT


AS % OF


: PRODUCTION


: PRODUCTION


PERCENT


:TOTAL STOCKS:


:APR


1,000 CWT


1 STOCKS
AS % OF


: PRODUCTION


PERCENT


CALIF
COLO
CONN
IDAHO
IND
MAINE
MASS
MICH
MINN


MONT
NEBR


- UPSTATE


N DAK
OHIO
OREG
PA


S DAK
UTAH


WASH
WIS
WYO


6,055
11.275


a* 1/
a* ioo.3io


1/
25,960
1/
8,500
14,910
2,088
1,800
6,175
6,500
22.400


28,488
6,250
1/
1,190
1,127
1/
50,685
17,325
1.462


1,400
3,350
1/
44,000
1/
8.800


6,364
11,455
1/
88,200
1/
28,750
1/
8,000
12,920
1,800
1,482
6,431
6,463
18.240


4,800
1.100


6,100
150
7,700
1,550


25,310
6,000
1/
1,203
1,300
1/
48,925
17.010


1/
14.500


1.500


1/
40,500
1/
12,500
1/
1,500
4,600
1.100


4.500


7,200
1,200


1/
14.400


1. 144


OTH STS


23 STATES TOTAL


318,058


99.808


296,678


96.821


STOCKS


INCLUDED


IN OTHER STATES.


EXCLUDING NEV FOR WHICH NO STOCKS ESTIMATES ARE MADE.


NEV 1978 PRODUCTION 5,440,000 CWT


1979 PRODUCTION 4,950,000 CWT.


DURING THE PAST SEVEN YEARS,


THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN THE APRIL


1 PRELIMINARY


AND FINAL


ESTIMATE AVERAGED


2.7 MILLION CWT.


THE LARGEST DEVIATION WAS 4.5 AND


THE SMALLEST WAS


*MILLION CWT


THE PRELIMINARY


APRIL 1 ESTIMATE WAS BELOW THE FINAL ESTIMATE EACH YEAR DURING THE


PAST SEVEN YEARS.
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POTATO STOCKS QUALITY SURVEY
(MINNESOTA AND NORTH DAKOTA (RED RIVER VALLEY)


The potato stocks quality


by the Econo
Minnesota.


mics,


Statistics,


information contained in this report is based on a survey conducted/


and Cooperatives Service in the Red River Valley of North Dakota and


Sample bags of potatoes selected on a random basis were placed in storage at harvest


grade and weight loss for potatoes at th
River Valley Potato Growers Association,


ie time of removal


from storage.


samples were selected only


At the request


of the Red


for processing potatoes.


Samples of white varieties recovered before April 1,


1980 continue to indicate a significantly


lower quality at harvest and after storage than samples recovered by the comparable date a


earlier.


The decline while in storage in percentage of


(including B's) was 10 percentage points


samples of white varieties g


for samples removed from storage to date.


with an 11 point decline during the same period a year earlier. The
graded as culls at harvest and after storage in samples recovered by


Total weight loss


percent of
April 1 is


whit
well


while in storage for samples recovered to date is 5 percent


year


raJing No. 1
This compares
e varieties


above a


same as


season.


Based on samples


russet varieties


recovered by


April 1,


1980,


indicated well below a year earlier, but after storage quality is nearly t
The percentage of russet samples grading No. 1 (including B's) declined 6
compared with a 12 point decline during the comparable period last season.


the quality


:he same as


p0


at harvest
last April


varieties graded as culls both at harvest and after storage is much higher this season than for


samples recovered by


April 1,


1979.


year was


The cooperation of the many potato growers and storage operators who assi
is greatly appreciated.


sted on this project


POTATO STOCKS QUALITY SURVEY,


RED RIVER VALLEY,


1979-80


AVERAGE GRADE OF POTATOES
a a fl w -- -a -- a -- -- -- -- -- a- e m-mm -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- ---- --- --- -- --- --


NO. 1


NO. 2


CULLS


1 B'S


Ia--i--a--as--- --- --- -a- -- ---m-- ---------------


WEIGHT


HARVEST


:AFTER
STORAGE


HARVEST


AFTER
: STORAGE


: HARVEST


AFTER
: STORAGE


: HARVEST


: AFTER
: STORAGE


LOSS


: PERCENT


SAMPLES RECOVERED BEFORE APRIL 1,


1980


WHITE
RUSSET


: SAMPLES RECOVERED BEFORE APRIL 1,


1979


ALL SAMPLES 1978-79 STORAGE SEASON-FINAL 2/


1/ NO.
FOR THE


1 B'S ARE POTATOES THAT MEET THE U.S.


AREA:


RED AND WHITE VARIETIES


- 1 1/2


NO. 1 GRADE BUT DO NOT MEET THE MINIMUM SIZE STANDARDS


-2 1/ INCHES IN DIAMETER


RUSSET VARIETIES


- UNDER 2


time.


Reports issued each month during the 1979-80 storage season will show the cumulative average


to April 1,


double the amount


The total


for the comparable date last year.


is also
1.


ints bj April
The percent of


weight loss while in storage this


russet


6 percent


INCLUDING B'S


WHITE
RUSSET


WHITE
RUSSET


5
3



6
4


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