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Title:
Potato stocks
Uniform Title:
Potato stocks (Washington, D.C. : 1984)
Abbreviated Title:
Potato stocks (1984)
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v. : ; 28 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
United States -- Crop Reporting Board
United States -- Agricultural Statistics Board
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The Board :
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Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
December 1985
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monthly
normalized irregular

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Potatoes -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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Full Text




Potato


Stocks


Crop
Reporting
Board


United States
Department of
Agriculture


Statistical Reporting
Service


Washington, D.C. 20250


' '"4


RELEASED: December 13, 1985
3:00 P.M. ET


POTATO STOCKS

December 1. 1985 POTATO STOCKS tot<


making
above


the
the


storage;


stock
t o


estimate


go.


Years a
5 States
Objective


whites


Stock


compared
Yield


were


~4s


il


averaged


with


Program,


percent
russets


percent


UP 16 PERCENT

ed 234 milli


percent
percentt
last


from


of
year


accounted


on


yeand-f


fall
. In


percent.
(Comment


production


3Eat


percent


year
states
the


this


II major
percent


continued


on page


FALL


POTATOES:


PRODUCTION


AND


STOCKS


NIL L1.


(FOR


STATES


ESTIMATING


POTATO


STOCKS)


r -~


1


w
1


I






* NOTE


Stocks


are defined


purposes


osses


potatoes
cent of


that o


uses
ccur


for all


total


as the quantity


, including
after the


purposes
fall pr


remaining


shrinkage


date


generally
education.


in storage for


and waste


each report.


account fo
Shrinkage,


and other


ir abou


loss


all*
*


of fall*


t 90 per-
and home


use account


for the


remaining


10 percent.


However


this


year


osses


are running much


higher


than


normal.


TABLE


FALL


POTATOES:


PRODUCTION AND


STOCKS


MAJOR


STATES


CROP
YEAR


:PRODUCTION:


DEC 1


JAN 1


FEB 1


MAR 1


APR 1


MAY 1


,710
,030
,930
,980
,910
,065
,820
,200
,900
.760


98,0
84,3
03,3
40.7


1984
1985


,850
,830
,850
,570
,720
,680
,780
,500
,730
,400


,970
,130
,680
,250
,550
,660
,270
,105
,740
.440


,830
,535
,546
,760
,305
,365
.465


TABLE


STATE


POTATOES


TORAGE: TO
EASON : DEC


PROCESSED


: TO
: JAN


EIGHT


: FEB 1


STATES


: MAR 1


, 1984


: APR 1


AND 1985


TO
MAY 1


CROPS


: ENTIRE
: SEASON


000 CWT


IDAHO A
MALHEUR
OREG


CO.,:1984-85
:1985-86


19,000
17,830


24,310


29,200


34,010


39,510


44,650


,410


MAINE


:1984-85
:1985-86


2,410


3,015


3,520


4,330


6,550


WASH
OTHER


AREAS


OREG


,:1984-85
:1985-86


,745


24,690


29,345


33,560


38,8


43,380


51,670


OTHER
STATES


rn-rn


:1984-85
:1985-86


S1 OQAJQU


,695
.470


A 7 oCf


7,510


cQ 09n


9,210


7I~1 nfl


10,930


an an j~


14,715


Sr- A nn/


I I I LI I ~4~ IIA*I I--i- 'II*II *II, tZJI*


21,005


1 .,c c'c


I


\J










FALL POTATOES:


*-


PRODUCTION AND STOCKS ON DECEMBER 1, 1984 AND
DECEMBER 1, 1985


CROP OF 1984


: CROP OF 1985


STATE


PRODUCTION:
: :
*


TOTAL
STOCKS
DEC 1,
1984


DEC 1 :
SSTOCKS :
AS % OF :
PRODUCTION:


PRODUCT


: TOTAL : D
ON: STOCKS : S
: DEC 1, : AS
: 1985 :PRO


EC 1
TOCKS
% OF
DUCTION


1,000 CWT


CALIF
COLO
IDAHO
MAINE
MICH
MINN
MONT
NEBR
N Y-

N DAK
OHIO
OREG
PA
WASH
WIS


L I
UPSTATE


PERCENT 1,000 CWT


PERCENT


7,878
7,920
2,515
7,160
2,100
4,145
1,890
2,173
3,870
6,125
3,630
2,465
6,701
5,720
2,370
4.130


15 STATE TOTAL


303.384


201.410


340,792


233.775


RELIABILITY OF DECEMBER


PRODUCTION AND STOCKS ESTIMATES


To assist users in evaluating
estimates in this report, the "Root
based on past performance, is shown
deviations between the December 1
percent of the final estimates and a
for the 1965-84 twenty year period;


the reliabi
Mean Square
below. This
estimates
averaging the
the square


lity of production and
Error", a statistical
is computed by express
and the final estimate
squared percentage dev
Sroot of this average


statistically the "Root Mean Square Error". Probability
made concerning expected errors in the current estimates re
estimates, assuming that factors affecting this year's
different from those of recent years. For example, the
Error" for the December 1 stocks estimate is 2.1 percent.
chances are 2 out of 3 that the current estimate of 234 m
be above or below the final estimate by more than 2.1 perce
4.91 million cwt. Chances are 9 out of 10 (90 percent con
the difference will not exceed 3.6 percent or approximately


m
i
s
i
b


statements
native to the
estimates ar
"Root Mean
This means th
million cwt wi
nt or approxi
fidence level
8.42 million


stocks
measure
ng the
as a
nations
becomes
can be
final
re not
Square
at the
11 not
mately
) that
cwt.


shown


bel


between the Decembel
Using stocks again
the final estimate
from 0.08 million
December 1 estimate
both production and


ow is the 10-year (1975-84) rec
r 1 production and stocks estimates
as an example, changes between the
during the 10 years have averaged -
to 6.25 million cwt. During t
has been below the final estimate
stocks.


:ord of the differ
and the final estime
December 1 estimate
3.82 million cwt, rar
his 10-year period,
e 9 out of 10 years


ences
rates.
and
nging
the
for


RELIABILITY OF DECEMBER


FALL POTATO ESTIMATES


: ROOT MEAN : TEN YEAR RECORD OF DIFFERENCE
: SQUARE ERROR : BETWEEN DEC 1 AND FINAL ESTIMATE


ESTIMATE


: : 90% CONFIDENCE
. DDrcNIT. I cueIII


QUANTITY


: NUMBER
: OF YEARS


S -


TABLE


Also





TABLE


FALL


POTATOES:
DECEMBER


STOCKS BY
1, 1985,


TYPE AS
11 MAJOR


PERCENT
STATES


TOTAL


STOCKS,


POTATO TYPES


-------------------------------
REDS : WHITES
PER


---------------------------------
: RUSSETS : TOTAL

CENT


1/94
2/100
32


38
3/100
56


DAK
REG
A
ASH
IS


25
/100


2/100


/100
73


-SMAL
SMAL
SMAL
ISHEDMAL
ISHED


OF W
OF R
RUSSE
SCLOS


---------
ES, LESS
, LESS TH
LESS THA
OF INDIV


5 P
DUAL


-----
ERCEN
CENT
ENT 0O
ERATI


OF TOTAL.
TOTAL.
TOTAL.
S.


1985


POTATO


OBJECTIVE


YIELD


SURVEY


The
in the
potato
design
from th


Sti
11


itistical
major fal
Ids that
ampling p
fields iu


Reporting Service
1 producing State
were selected on
procedure. Field
st Drior to and in


conducted
s in 1985.
a random
workers re
rimediately


tato
Samp
asis
rded
terl


objective
e plots w
using a
counts an
arvest.


yield surveys
ere located in
scientifically
d measurements


The sample data from
are presented to provide
official estimates.


the objective yield surveys
current information about


shown
the


in tables
crop and


and 6
k not


STATE


TATE


TOTAL


1










HARVEST LOSS BY TYPE OF POTATOES


STATE : : : :


ROUND REDS


ROUND WHITES


RUSSETS


ALL TYPES


: CWT PER ACRE


COLO


IDAHO


MAINE


MICH


MINN


N DAK


1984
1985

1984
1985


1984 :
1985 :


1984
1985

1984
1985


POTATOES LEFT IN THE FIELD AT TIME OF HARVEST.


INSUFFICIENT SAMPLE


TABLE


POTATOES:


AVERAGE NUMBER OF HILLS PER ACRE, BY TYPE,


1984-85


ROUND REDS


ROUND WHITES


RUSSETS


'STATE


NUMBER
OF
: SAMPLES


AV. NO.
HILLS
PER ACRE


NUMBER


: SAMPLES


: AV


NO. : NUMBER


: HILLS
: PER ACRE


: SAMPLES


: HILLS
: PER ACRE


1984 :
1985 :


2/
12,764


IDAHO


MAINE


MICH


MINN


N DAK


OREG


1984 :
1985 :


10,310
10,438

2/
2/

10,499
10,137

11,215
2/


11,954
12,174

12,610
12,543

9,097
11,373

11,426
11.868


12,512

14,156
14,778

12,580
12,145

9,623
10,286


13,446
12,289

10.102


10,024
10.250


4,083
4.284


E% ft a. a, 'a


YEAR


YEAR


COLO


A H









TABLE


FALL POTATOES:


ACREAGE, YIELD, AND PRODUCTION


AREA PLANTED


AREA HARVESTED


STATE


1983


1984


1985


1983


1984


1985


: 1,000 ACRES


CALIF


COLO


CONN
IDAHO-SW (10 COUNTIES)
-OTHER CO


19.0
47.0


25.0
290.0


1.5
28.0
302.0


1.4
30.0
325.0


1.4
25.0
287.0


1.4
28.0
297.0


1.4
29.0
316.0


MAINE


MASS


95.0
3.4
43.0
70.5


MONT
NEBR


- LONG ISLAND


12.0
16.5


13.6


13.0


12.0
16.3


13.5


12.9


UPSTATE
N DAK


OHIO
OREG


24.5
128.0


- MALHEUR CO
- OTHER CO


PA
RI
S DAK


15.5


13.0


12.0


104.0
63.0


116.0
62.0


127.0
65.0


04.0
62.0


115.0
61.0


126.0
63.5


TOTAL


: 1,074.4


124.1


1,182


1,051


1.094.2


1,142


YIELD


PRODUCTION


1983


1984


1985


1983


1984


1985


CWT 1,000 CWT


CALIF
COLO
CONN
IDAHO-SW (10 COUNTIES)
-OTHER CO
IND
MAINE


7,790
13,950
266
8,500
77,490
600
22.560


MASS
MICH
MINN
MONT


N Y LONG ISLAND
UPSTATE
N DAK


OHIO
OREG


- MALHEUR CO
- OTHER CO


9,840
10,313
1,800
2,025
3,720
4,075
5,635
20,480
1,886
3,330
17,380
4,300
630


17,225
315
9,380
77,220
750
21,360
580


1,924
2,480
3,300
3,577
6,630
0.615


3,960
9,565
5,160


7,878
17,920
350
10,875
91,640
624
27,160
825
12,100
14,145
1,890
2,173
3,105
3,870
6,125
23,630
2,465
4,066
22,635
5,720
700


e ns,. r a n -, a nan ~ n-ia









Storage


percent


were
down


from
28 p


potatoes


last


percent


year
and


3 EAST
percent


percent,


El


RN S
abov


STATES
e two


respectively


totaled
years
while


31.6 million


ago.
Penns


Maine
ylvania


lightly.


cwt, up 22
d New York


stock


were


CENTRAL


percent
Wiscon


tock


from


equaled


led
last


;TATE
year


the
year


group


stock
I 26
with


holding


totaled


percent above
increases of


Minn


esota,


million


years


Nebraska,


on December


North


percent.
id Ohio wer


I, up
Dakota


Michigan
e down.


December


ago.
last


Idah
year.


WESTERN


, 1985,
o stock


percent.


STATES


wer


hington


tored


percent
e placed
was up 1


from
at 7


4


total


a year ago
.5 million


percent


Orego


148 mr
and
cwt,
n, up


million


percent
gain of
percent


of p
above


potatoes


percent


years
from


Colorado,


farmer


till


Idaho,
clear


shrinkage,


their


storage,


dumping,


storage
about 11.


cattle


frost


percent


damaged
will noc


feeding


are much


potatoes. Of
be marketable


above


those
due


normal


potatoes
to frost


problems.


South


Potatoe
keeping
causina


damage
Central


harvested


well
the


. Those
majority


almo


non-ex


Idaho,
prior


harve


tent


important
"st frost


after


problems.


second


Southwestern


factor


period
frost


Southeast
September


period


Western


part


Countie


October


APPEARANCE


year


1983


from


compared


harve
with


. Shrinkage


made


to December


million


20.4


States


year


lion


million


total


million


year


compared with


million


year.


PROCE


record


high,


percent
' s


surveyed


from


last


states
year.


date,


million


cwt,


FALL


PRODUCTION


PERCENT


Production


high 3!


million


FALL F
cwt I


POTATOE
(15.9


million


SUnited
metric


State


U


estimated


for


record


1985.




UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA
11 1 111I 1 11111 111111111111 III
3 1262 08862 1502


The
percent


5 percent
average y


years


seven
from


EASTERN


both


from


ield
ago.


ennsylvania


potato
gaining


1984


1984,


Maine


STATES
and 19


but
cwt


produced


83.


does


growers


production,


production
8 percent


at
while


10.0


acre


Acreage
t quite
was 29


produced 27
5.7 million


million


Upstate


.8 million
harvested


equal


1983


t above
million


down


output


was off


potatoes


thousand


acreage


last
cwt,
up


2 percent
percent.


acres


harvested.


year ana
a gain of
1 percent


with


, up


rose
The
above


percent.
New York


Long


land


gaining


thou


sand


scons


respect
Flooding


eight
percent


acres


CENTRAL


inched


1984


jumped


STATE


) 1 percent
from last


Minnesota


vely,
hurt


from


potato
percent
from l
year


production


t year.
Michigan


production


above


yea
234


ast
to


1983.
r and
cwt


totaled


Harve
was 6
per aci


increased


Michigan
d northern


production


Minn


million


stea acreage
percent above


re


13,
was


North


and
down


cwt,


1983.


Dakota,
percent
percent.


esota


Potato


increase


production


harvest


year
cwt,


from
and


up


Counties


crop


I per
632
The


from


thousand
average y


cwt above


percent


will


occurred
totaled


production


mean
in S
26.7


swelled


from


much


Montana
million


3


WESTERN


1984
acres,


field
rears


1984, I
heavier
, Wyomin


cwt,


percent


to 62


ago.


TATE


percent
percent
wt oer


Idaho


severe


shrinkage ari
g, Colorado,
14 percent


.4 million


placed
above


from
icre


production


freeze


dam4


sorting


and
from


Oregon.


last


1983.


last y
gained
n rose
age in


osses.
. The


year;


ear
20
to


million
Acreage
and 13


cwt,
for
per-


million


South
Frost
Oregon


while


tern


damage
potato


Washington


cwt.


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