Potatoes & sweetpotatoes

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Material Information

Title:
Potatoes & sweetpotatoes
Portion of title:
Potatoes and sweetpotatoes
Running title:
Estimated potato stocks
Physical Description:
3 v. : ; 27 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
United States -- Crop Reporting Board
Publisher:
Crop Reporting Board :
Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., distributor
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
Publication Date:
Frequency:
monthly, in season (dec.-may)
monthly
normalized irregular

Subjects

Subjects / Keywords:
Potatoes -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
Sweet potatoes -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
Genre:
serial   ( sobekcm )
statistics   ( marcgt )
federal government publication   ( marcgt )
periodical   ( marcgt )

Notes

Dates or Sequential Designation:
Dec. 15, 1982-Jan. 13, 1984.
General Note:
Title from caption.
General Note:
"Pot 1-2."
Statement of Responsibility:
Crop Reporting Board, Statistical Reporting Service, U.S. Department of Agriculture.

Record Information

Source Institution:
University of Florida
Rights Management:
All applicable rights reserved by the source institution and holding location.
Resource Identifier:
aleph - 000490395
notis - ACQ8746
oclc - 09992871
lccn - sn 97015285
Classification:
lcc - HD9235.P8 P67
System ID:
AA00008454:00004

Related Items

Preceded by:
Estimated potato stocks
Succeeded by:
Potato stocks (Washington, D.C. : 1984)

Full Text
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* 1 -


OsI


POTATOES

SWEETPOT


Released:


3:00


AT


P.M. ET


ESTIMATED


POTATO


STOCKS


4 Crop
h Repor


Statistical Rep


vice


utng

orting


U.S. Department
of Agriculture
Washington, D.C.
20250


POTATO


STOCKS


UP 4 PERCENT


Mayr
metric


from


tons)


accounted
as a year


potato
r the
1 and


for 18 percent


stocks
15 major


are estimated


producing


percent


abov


of production


at 52.9


million


States.


'e two years
in these 15


cwt (


This i


States,


.40 million


s up 4
May 1


same


percent
stocks


percentage


In the three
thi


percent


dropped to
twu years a
Pepnsylvania
smila 1.


Eastern


than a year
4.5 million


holdings


States,


but 6


estimated


percent


cwt, 12 percent


stocks


are more


holdings
above two


short


are


than


totaled


y


of last
percent


double


ears
May


5.5 million


ago.
and 6


from


stocks


Maine
percent
L year


in both


storage
t-below
While


States


(Comments


continued on


page


FALL


POTATOES:
115 STATES


PRODUCTION


ESTIMATING


STOCKS


POTATO STOCKS)


l"~L mT.


I


~S~-B;s/6


h








iNOTE: Stocks


are defined


all purposes
other losses


for about
age and 1
percent.


as the quantity remaining


uses,
occur


potatoes


90 perc


ent o


and home


including


shrinkage


after the date of


for all pu
f the total
use account


rposes
fall


for the


in storage for


and waste


report.


generally account
production. Shrink-


remaining


TABLE


APRIL


. FALL
AND MAY


POTATOES:


DECEMBER


TOTAL STOCKS


JANUARY


AND COMPARABLE


I, FEBRUARY 1,
PRODUCTION FOR


MARCH 1,
15 STATES


ESTIMATING POTATO STOCKS


:PRODUCTION:


DEC 1


JAN 1


FEB 1


MAR 1


APR 1


MAY 1


* 1,000 CWT


132,050
131,600
160,100
156,220
172,230
175,300
193,520
176,020
146,610
163,180
173.500


TABLE


POTATOES


USED FOR PROCESSING


EIGHT


STATES


AND 1982


64,830
59,535
44,446
50,660
52,904


CROPS


:STORAGE:


STATE


:SEASON


: DEC 1


: JAN 1


: FEB 1


: MAR 1


: APR 1


:MAY 1


: ENTIRE
: SEASON


IDAHO & MALHEUR
CO.. OREG


21,450
18,645


: 1982-83


6,000
3,395


6,840
4,480


56,585


MAINE


:1981


4,940
3.685


4,135
4.430


:1982-83


WASH AND OTHER


AREAS


:1981-82
:1982-83


5,195
5.315


9,175
7.870


5,975
6,195

8,095
6.365


7,325


47, 325


OTHER


STATES


982-83


10.220


11,111
12.170


15,769


TOTAL


:1982-83


41,683
38.896


73,900
71.055


7,001
4.065


99.090
96.095


127,004


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TABLE 3.
GROWERS,
-- iii--I- i-i I -I I


POTATOES: PRODUCTION AND TOTAL
PROCESSORS, AND LOCAL DEALERS


CROP OF


1981


STOCKS OF
ON MAY 1,


FALL
1982


POTATOES
AND MAY 1


HELD
198


CROP OF 19


STATE


:PRODUC-
: TION


:TOTAL
:MAY 1,


STOCK
1982


:MAY 1 STOCK
AS % OF
: PRODUCTION


PRODUC-
TION


:TOTAL
:MAY 1


STOCK
1983


AY 1 STOCK
AS % OF
PRODUCTION


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


1,000


PERCENT
PERCENT


.000
.000


ENT


CALl
COLO
IDAH
MAIN
MICH
MINN
MONTH
NEBR
NY


,000
,900
,500
,100
700
,900
30
200


: L IK
UPSTATE


5,365
6,875


N DAK
OHIO
OREG
PA
WASH
WIS


4,000
330
8,300
1,470


15 STATE
TOTAL


:286,245


50,660


294,082


52,904


1/ OHIO COMBINED WITH LONG
OPERATIONS.


ISLAND TO PREVENT POSSIBLE DISCLOSURE OF INDIVIDUAL


The "Root
8.0 percent.


Mean
This


Square Error" for
means that chances


of 52.9 million hundredweight will not be
more than 8.0 percent or approximately
are 9 out of 10 (90 percent confidence
exceed 13.9 percent or approximately 7.35


May 1, 1983 potato stocks estimate is
2 out of 3 that the current estimate
above or below the final estimate by
4.23 million hundredweight. Chances
level) that the difference will not
million hundredweight.


During the
final estimate
4.60 and the
estimate was bi


past 4 year
averaged 4.2
smallest was
1eow the fina


the difference


between


0 million hundredweight.
3.62 million hundredweight
1 estimate 3 out of the pas


the May 1 preliminary and
The largest deviation was
The preliminary May 1
it 4 years.


s


,







(Continued


from page


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Stock!
greater t
Wisconsin
1.2 milli
are down


are up


S
S.


han


the s
a year


stocks at
on cwt are
11 percent
percent.


ix Central


ago
2.1 n


nillior


up 71 percent.


from


last


States


double
n cwt


year;


totaled


amount


are up


Minnesota
and North


percent


potato
Dakota


stc


million


hand


cwt,
two


; Michigan
icks at 1.7


stocks


27 perc
years c
holdings
million


of 2.6 million


:ent
igo.
at
cwt
cwt


Western


May
ago.
held


Idaho


23.0


removal of
Substantial


cate that


2 percent
storage,


lion
frost
quantity


over


be marketable


are up


from
perc


last


ent more


percent;
year.


States


more


held
than


accounting


cwt of
damage
;ies of
2 percer
due to f


while
Co lorad


potatoes


stole


an estimated


a year
for


potatoes,


potatoes


potatoes


ago
over


down


were


from
dump


of the potatoes


'rost


Oregon
o stock
red that


damage.
holdings


are
last


39.6


million


and 12 percent
two-fifths of


percent


from


cellars
ed or sent
remaining


Washington


cwt of potatoes


more


than


the national


a year


continued


earlier
last


feedlots.


in storage on May


stocks


Lion


percent;


while


o years
total,
r. The
month.
Farmers


million


are up is
Cal iforni a


percent


May.


Uli appearance
million cwt. 2 D


li on


farms


discarded


compared with


April


totaled


percent ab
potatoes
without


25.4 million
31.9 million


love


198:
the


dumped


3 in
same
during


grading


a year


cwt compared


period
gradin


and lost
earlier.


with


major
a year
g, fed


fall
ago.
to


States
This
livesto


;o shrinkage
Disappearance


million


totaled


includes 30.1
ck on potato


(moisture


loss


for the month


cwt for April


1982


Potatoes


96.1 million
Processing di
cwt for April


process


ring
1982


to May
percent


April


eight


less


totaled


than


12.0


million


major


same


processing
period a


cwt compared


States


L year


with


totaled
earlier.
million


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