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:
February 1981
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:
AA00005270:00039

Related Items

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

Full Text
pot'-


Released:


February
3:00 P.M


1981


Crop
Reporting
Board
Economics and
Statistics Service
U.S. Department
of Agriculture


Washington,
20250


POTATO


TOCK


DOWN 20


PERCENT


FROM


YEAR


EARLIER


Potato


percent
States,


The
Eastern


and
cwt,


major
bel(


stocks


ir i
OW(


as o


"all State
February 1


percent


region
States


18 percent
down 28


are estimated


from


percent


year


percent,


February


1979.


below


ial


were


February


1979
ssets


breakdown


totaled
: below
percent


198
20
the


1
pe


are estimated
recent below F


tot


, 20 percent


s as


16.8 million


February 1,
from a year


19.4 mil
February


earlier


w


respectively.


Idaho


February
percent


down


1980


llion


while
The


stock


I cwt,
1979.


Minnesota


follows
cwt, 2


1979.
earl


down
Stock
and


six Western


percent


from


are estimated


Estimated


percent,


stock


respectively,


S


:al stock
Whites, a


Estimated


percent


Stock


below
Maine


million


"ebruary


on hand


percent


1980


major


Reds.


holdings


February
totaled


x Central


percent
n North


Wi scon
states


year ago
at 45.0


from F
Dakota


n are


million


in Washington
from February 1


State


Februaryy
are down


down 31
million
percent


cwt,


and
1980


Oregon


percent


below
percel
are


last


three
year


million


stock


1980 and
percent


and 2


storage
February
nt below
down 20


FALL


POTATOES:


PRODUCTION


STOCKS O


NIL CuT


I


Z- -


- I----- -L


Icrrr


1






NOTE:


Stocks are defined as the quantity remaining in storage for all


and uses,
the date ot


including shrinkage and waste and other


each report.


Sales of fall


90 percent of the total fall


f


account for about


loss and home use account for the remaining


FALL POTATOES:


DECEMBER


TABLE


APRIL


, AND MAY


: PRODUCTION


purpose


losses that occur aft


potatoes for all purposes gener


production.


10 percent.


JANUARY 1


TOTAL STOCKS AND COMPARABLE PRODUCTION FOR


DEC 1


JAN 1


FEB 1


Shrinkage a


FEBRUARY 1, MARCH 1,
15 STATES ESTIMATING P01


MAR 1


APR 1


er
ally
nd






TATO STOCKS I/


MAY 1
-^u -- --- -- S


000 CWT


1971 2/
1972
1973
1974
1975
1976


259,977
258,613
242,390
247,686
278,679
266,422
294,978
295,421
311,981
285,060
253.883


171,600
172,550
155,190
154,890
183,850


5,850
7,150
2,510


147,550
148,600
132,050
131,600
160,100
156,220
172,230
175,300
193,520
176,020
143.960


57,860
55,465
75,217
70,970
81,130
88,680
99,250
92.550


64,830
59.535


SEE TABLE 3 FOR LIST OF 15 STATES.


BEGINNING WITH


TABLE


LATE SUMMER PRODUCTION FOR N Y


. POTATOES USED FOR PROCESSING


WIS AND WASH HAS BEEN CLASSIFIED AS


SEVEN STATES,


FALL


1979 AND 1980 CROPS


STATE


: STORAGE
: SEASON


: DEC I


*JAN i


FEB 1


: MAR 1


: APR 1


S*MAYl1


ENTIRE
SEASON


,000 CWT


IDAHO AND MALHEUR
CO., OREG


MAINE


WASH AND OTHER
AREAS. OREG


OTHER STATES 3/


1979-80
1980-81


14,220
14,460


18,690
18,710


1979-80
1980-81


1979-80
1980-81


3,510
4,610


1979-80
1980-81


16,995
16,845

3,405
2.890


23,970
23,235

3,470
3,545

20,725
19.725


28.840


4,245


24.915


4,260
3,745


34.440


5,200


29.395


6,055


39,930


6,200


33.360


6.880


55,600


7,965


43.295


8.785


TOTAL


1979-80
1980-81


32,400
33,615


41,745
41.325


52,425
S0,250


63,100


75,090


86,370


115.645


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TABLE 3. POTATOES: PRODUCTION AND TOTAL STOCK
PROCESSORS AND LOCAL DEALERS ON FEBRUARY


CROP OF


OF FALL POTATOES HELD BY GROWER
. 1980 AND FEBRUARY 1. 1981


CROP OF


STATE


: PRODUCTION


TOTAL
: FEB 1,


: FEB 1 STOCK
: AS % OF
PRODUCTION


: PRODUCTION


TOTAL
: FEB 1


STOCKS:
1981


FEB
A


STOCKS
% OF


PRODUCTION


000 CWT


PERCENT


000 CWT


PERCENT


CALIF
COLO
IDAHO
MAINE
MICH
MINN
MONT
NEBR
NY-LI
UPSTATE
N DAK


OHIO


1,948
19,745
4,180
43, 935
16.000


5 STATE
TOTAL


285,060


147,910


253,883


118,465


assist


users


evaluating


estimates, the "Root Mean Square Error",
been calculated. This is computed by
preliminary estimate and the final estimate


squared


percent


average becomes


concern


season
those


ing expected
estimate, as


ige deviations f(
statistically the


errors
;suming


influencing recent


"Root


reliability c
a statistical
expressing t
as a percent


1961-80


in the current


factors


years'


twenty-y


Square Err
preliminary


affecting


measure


Februal
based


e deviations
of the final
lear period.


Pr


1 I
estimate
year's


obability
:e relative
estimate


preliminary estimates.


ry 1, 19
on past
between
estimate


potato
rforman


stock


the February 1
and averaging the


?square 1
I I i


statements can be
/e to the final e
are not different


Made
'nd of
from


percent.


"Root
This


Mean
means


hundredweight will
approximately 3.55 m
that the difference


Square
that


Error"
chances


not be above o
million hundredwe
will not exceed


are 2


e February 1,
out of 3 that


the


potato
current


stocks
estimate


estimate is 3.0
of 118 million


r below the final estimate by more than 3.0 percer
Sight. Chances are 9 out of 10 (90 percent confidence 1
5.2 percent or approximately 6.16 million hundredweight.


It
eve


During the past 10 yea
estimate averaged 3.2 million
0.4 million hundredweight.


rs,


difference


hundredweight.


between


The largest


The preliminary February


the February
deviation was
estimate was b'


1 preliminary and f
6.2 and the smallest


elow


the final


estimate


out of the past


10 years.


I


no"


u


i




TABLE


FALL


POTATOES:


FEBRUARY


STOCKS


TYPE AS


S1981,


MAJOR


PERCENT
STATES


TOTAL


STOCKS,


--- --- --- -- --- -- --- -- --- -- ---- -- --- -- -- -- ----


POTATO


STATE


REDS


WHITES


TYPES


RUSSETS


T


PERCENT


COLO


IDAHO
MAINE


MICH 4/
MINN


2/81


2/3/100


OREG


2/100


WASH


STATE


1/90
1/2/100
i-ii ---


18
1/2/100

1/2/100


TOTAL


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SMALL
SMALL


PUBLISHED


QUANTITIES
QUANTITIES


QUANTITIES OF


AVOID


OF WHITES,


REDS,


LESS


LESS


RUSSETS,


DISCLOSURE


THAN 5


THAN


LESS


PERCENT


PERCENT


THAN


INDIVIDUAL


PERCENT


TOTAL.


OF TOTAL.


TOTAL.


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Disappearance


million


date


cwt,


percent


includes


to livestock


(moisture


February
below t


17.9 million


on potato


loss).


cwt compared with

The quantity
States totaled 50


farms,


Disappearance
28.1 million

of potatoes


.3 million


1981


ne same
cwt of


di scared
:e during
cwt for J

processed


cwt,


year
that


period
potatoes


without


mont


anuary

to F


4 percent


major
ago.
were


fall
This
dumped


grading, and
h of January


States
total
during


loss due
totaled


1980.


ebruary


below the


1,
same


1981


period


a year


totaled
disappear
grading,


to shrink e^
255 mlill


seven major
ago.


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