Potatoes & sweetpotatoes

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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.

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Source Institution:
University of Florida
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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:
AA00008454:00005

Related Items

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

Full Text
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POT


89/ii


TOES


EETPOT


Released


December
3:00 P.M


14,
ET


1983


Crop
Reporting
Board


Reporting


: t n


U.S. Department
of Agriculture


ESTIMATED


POTATO


STOCKS


Washington,
20250


POTATO STOCKS


DOWN


PERCENT


December


million


perc


metri
from


objective yi
percent reds.


1983
tons)


year
states


potato
for thf
S


ana


tocks


totaled


15 States


percent


pierce


an estimated


in the


were


Stock


russet


Program.


Of the total


percent


million


(8.49
down 9


stocks i
: whites


compared
storage
York and


three


with


Eastern


33.3


contained


States,


lion cwt
1 million


Pennsylvania potato


tock


estimated


year,


were down


holding


percent


totaled


from


and 26


22
last


percent


year;


respectively


Lion


while


Maine


(Comments continued


on page


FALL


(FOR


POTATO


STATES


PRODUCTION


ESTIMATING


AND


POTATO


TOCK


STOCK


NIL IT.


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*NOTE:


Stocks are defined


uses,


the date of


as the quantity remaining in storage for all purposes


including shrinkage and waste and other


each report.


Sales


account for about 90 percent of the total f
loss and home use account for the remaining


osses


that occur after


of fall potatoes for all purposes general


all production.
10 percent.


Shrinkage and


AND MAY


TABLE 1.


FALL POTATOES:


TOTAL STOCKS


DECEMBER 1


JANUARY 1


FEBRUARY


AND COMPARABLE PRODUCTION FOR 15 STATES


, MARCH 1, APRIL 1,
ESTIMATING POTATO STOCKS


: PRODUCTION


DEC 1


JAN I


FEB 1


MAR 1


APR 1


MAYl1


000 CWT


247,686
278,679
266,422
294,978
295,421
311,981
285,060
255,691
286,245
296,657
277,769


154,890
183,850
181,720
198,630
202,550
219,850
200,820
171,730
192,810
206,175
187.100


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


105,360
131,480
129,710
142,030
147,930
162,980
147,910
121,565
137,120
144.950


80,460
102,963
102,850
112,830
119,850
132,570
121,720
97,280
111,280
116. 500


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


TABLE


POTATOES USED FOR PROCESSING 1/


EIGHT STATES


, 1982


AND 1983 CROPS


STATE


: STORAGE
: SEASON


: DEC 1


JAN I


FEB 1


MAR 1


APR 1


MAY 1


ENTIRE
SEASON


IDAHO AND MALHEUR


1982-83


14,330


18,645


23,395


28,535


34.480


39.715


53.395


MAINE


1983-84

1982-83
: 1983-84


WASH AND OTHER
AREAS. OREG


OTHER STATES


3/ 4/


TOTAL


1982-83
1983-84

1982-83
1983-84

1982-83
1983-84


1,915
1,120

6,840
6.245


3.640


20.130


23.685


8,625


4,305

38,740
37.425


48.710


59.345


4.400


27,870


10.220


71.025


6.010


32.100


12,170


83.980


36.365


13.820


95.910


45.500


16,405


122,750


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TABLE 3.


POTATOES:


PRODUCTION AND TOTAL STOCKS OF FALL POTATOES HELD BY GROWERS,


PROCESSORS, AND LOCAL DEALERS ON DECEMBER 1,


1982 AND DECEMBER 1,


CROP OF 1982


CROP OF 1983


STATE


: PRODUCTION :TOTAL STOCKS:


:DEC 1,


,000 CWT


:DEC 1


STOCKS:


AS % OF


: PRODUCTION


PERCENT


: PRODUCTION


:TOTAL STOCKS:


:DEC 1,


1,000 CWT


:DEC 1 STOCKS


AS % OF


: PRODUCTION


PERCENT


CALIF
COLO
IDAHO
MAINE
MICH
MINN
MONT


UPSTATE
N DAK
OHIO


15 STATE TOTAL


7,585
12,825
91,710
27,030
8,085
11,520
1,924
2,147
4,995
7,020
17,250
2,328
21,105
5,758
52,800
22,575

296.657


5,400
9,550
69,000
22,000
6,400
9,000
1,875
1,700
2,500
4,200
13,400
750


7,790
13,200
83,590
22,090
7,425
10,313
1,800
2,025
4,075
5,635
20,460
1,886
20,710
4,300
53,560
18,910

277,769


4,600
29,200
11,500

206,175


5,000
9,600
59,500
18,100
5,500
8,500
1,700
1,450
1,550
2,900
15,000
700
14,000
3,400
29,200
11,000

187.100


RELIABILITY OF DECEMBER I PRODUCTION AND


STOCKS ESTIMATES


To assist


report,
below.
final


users


the "Root Mean


This
estimate


deviations


in evaluating


Square


Error"


e reliability
a statistical


is computed by expressing the deviations


es


statistically i
expected errors
affecting this


a percent
1963-82 t


"Root


;wenty
Square


final


year


Error"


of production


and stocks


estimates


measure based on past performance,


estimates


period;


in the current estimates relative


year


s estimates


are not different


"Root Mean Square Error" for the December


chances


the final


are 2


out of


estimate by more than


percent


confidence


approximately 6.5 million cwt.


stocks


the current estimate of


2.0 percent or
level) that


between the December


and averaging
square root c


Probability sta
e to the final
it from those of


estimate


tements
estimates
recent 2


estimates


the squared
This average
can be made


in this
s shown
and the


percentage
re becomes
concerning


assuming that factors


rears.


is 2.0 percent.


187 million cwt will


approximately
,he difference


3.7 million cwt.


For example,


This means that the
not be above or below


Chances are 9 out


exceed


3.5 percent


Also
production


shown below
and stocks


is the 10-year
estimates and


changes between the December


(1973-82)
the final


record of
estimates.


estimate and the final


the differences between the December


Using


stocks


estimate during the


3.53 million cwt, ranging from 0.52 million to 6.25 million cwt.


December
stocks.


estimate has been below the final


estimate 9 out of l(


again


as an examp


10 years have averaged


During this 10-year period, the
3 years for both production and


RELIABILITY OF DECEMBER


ROOT MEAN
SQUARE ERROR


FALL POTATO ESTIMATES


TEN YEAR RECORD OF DIFFERENCE BETWEEN
DEC 1 AND FINAL ESTIMATE


CROP AND ESTIMATE


: 90% CONFIDENCE
LEVEL


QUANTITY


: NUMBER OF YEARS


I


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TABLE


FALL


POTATOES:
DECEMBER


TOCK


, 1983,


TYPE


MAJOR


PERCENT
STATES


TOTAL


STOCKS,


POTATO


TYPES


STATE


REDS


WHITE


TOTAL


PERCENT


COLO
IDAHO


/100


MAINE
MICH 4/
MINN


3/100


OREG


/100


/100


WASH


/100


TATE


TOTAL


INCLUDE
INCLUDE
INCLUDE


SMALL


MALL


SMALL


PUBLISHED


QUANTITIE
QUANTITIE
AMOUNT OF


AVOID


WHITE


ETS,


DISCLOSURE


THAN


THAN
THAN


INDIVIDUAL


PERCENT


PERCENT
PERCENT


OF TOTAL
TOTAL.
TOTAL.


OPERATION


1983


POTATO OBJECTIVE


YIELD


SURVEY


potato


i S
11
fie


designed s
from these


statistical
major fall 1
flds that


ampling
fields


Reporting
producing


vere


Service
State!


elected


procedure


just


prior


Field


conducted
in 1983.


random


worker


immediately


potato


ample


recorded


after


objective


plot


yield


were


using
counts


surveys


located


scientifically
measurements


harvest.


The sample
presented


official


data


from


provide


objective


current


yield


information


estimates


surveys
about


hown


crop


tables
and










TABLE


POTATOES:


HARVEST LOSS BY TYPE OF POTATOES, 1982-83 1/


STATE


ROUND REDS


ROUND WHITES


RUSSETS


ALL TYPES


CWT PER ACRE


IDAHO


MAINE


MICH


MINN


N DAK


1/ POTATOES LEFT IN THE FIELD AT TIME OF HARVEST


. 2/ INSUFFICIENT SAMPLE SIZE.


TABLE 6:


POTATOES:

ROUND REDS


AVERAGE NUMBER OF HILLS PER ACRE, BY TYPE,


ROUND WHITES


1982-83


RUSSETS


STATE


:.----


NUMBER
OF
SAMPLES


AV. NO.
HILLS
PER ACRE


NUMBER
OF
SAMPLES


AV. NO.
HILLS
PER ACRE


:NUMBER
: OF
: SAMPLES


AV. NO.
HILLS
PER ACRE


: 7
: 8


12,537
12,606


12,157
12,165

12,760
12,731


IDAHO


MAINE


: 35
*: 25


N DAK


13,497

9,625
11,207

15,592
2/


34 9,431 101
47 10.793 112

2/ 2/ 5
2/


13,055

13,352
12,566

12,094
12,231

9,423
10,171

14,219
13,340

9,384
10,078

13,.182
2/


10,526
11,480

10,255
10.480


10,563
9,868

13,470
14,443


MICH


MINN


OREG













TABLE 7.


FALL POTATOES:


AREA PLANTED


----1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -I* ----I. ----. -------1. --- -- -- -- -- -.1* ~11 ------II)I -- -- -- -- --


STATE


.--------------------------------------


-- -- -- -- -.. ---III~ ------ e -----
1,000


---- -111.1111 ---------------------- ----------- -----
ACRES


CALIF
COLO
CONN
IDAHO-SW (10 COUNTIES
-OTHER CO.
IND
MAINE
MASS
MICH
MINN
MONT
NEBR
NEV
N Y LONG ISLAND
UPSTATE
N DAK
OHIO
OREG MALHEUR CO.
OTHER CO.


TOTAL


1,075.7


1,117.4


1,080.1


FALL POTATOES:


AREA HARVESTED,


YIELD AND PRODUCTION


----------------- ----- -----------
S


STATE


AREA HARVESTED


1982
1982


: YIELD :


1983---------
: 1983


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


* 1983


----------


PRODUCTION
1982 -1983
1982 : 1983


1,000 ACRES


1,000 CWT


CALIF
COLO
CONN
IDAHO-SW (10 COUNTIES
-OTHER AREAS


- LONG ISLAND
- UPSTATE
K

- MALHEUR
- OTHER AREAS


sin Ti' I* "2J L 21 L 77Lf hAL Jnr


6,919
11,600
486
8,040
76,500
615
26,520
743
7,050
13,300
1,739
2,252
3,480
5,365
6,875
20,125
1,890
3,450
18,260
c-CA


7,585
12,825
423
8,500
83,210
924
27,030
735
8,085
11,520
1,924
2,147
4,095
4,995
7,020
17,250
2,328
3,885
17,220
C C


7,790
13,200
266
8,375
75,215
600
22,090
589
7,425
10,313
1,800
2,025
3,720
4,075
5,635
20,460
1,886
3,330
17,380
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1983,
were
last


down


Central
percent
percent;


States
from
while


tored


last
each


year


million


North


other


Dakota


)f potato
tocks at


Central


year.


State


on December


15.0


wer'


million
e down


cwt
from


from
cwt,


tock


Storage
last y
off 14
s held


six Western


ear l
perch
14.0


2 percent


ent from
million


million


last
cwt


states


from
year


tuber


remained


contained


Idaho


the wak


percent


unchanged.


million


ocks we
heavy
below


.re
fall


cwt,
set
shi


last


down


pment


year


9 percent
5 million
. Oregon
ashington


Disappearance


season, c
f potato


without


percent


dumped


grading,


during


lost


season


hort


grading,
hrinkage


totaled


million


years ago.
fed on farms


ture


oss)


where


cwt,


include


lightly


produced,


above


.8 million


carded


Proces


process


State


December
3 percent


1 tot
below


:aled
last


million


-year


eight


pace.


major


FALL


PRODUCTION


DOWN


PERCENT


Production


million


two years
hectares),


average
below 1


fall


metric


ago.
down


yield
981.


Harve


percent


potatoes


down
area
from


production


acre


estimated


percent
totaled


year


last


fell


estimate


from


last


year


million


and
acres


fractionally


from


percent


last


below


year
the 0


Lion


percent


above


thou


1981


level


ctober


below


foreca


seven


Eastern


St-ates,


production


estimated


million


cwt,


down 19
totaled
acre of
million
million


down


percent
164 thou


30 cwt


cwt,
cwt,
25


from


fell


down


a drop
Percent.


last year
acres, a


5 cwt


percent


and
drop


from


last


from


19 percent


percent 1
11 percenW


year.


while


year.
Penns


ess tr
t from


Maine


New
ylvania


1a


In 1981
1982.


production


fork


farmer


output


. Area have
Average yield
is placed at


harvested
.3 million


Production


percent


from


thou
cwt


percent


from 1
acres
last


eight


year


gained
year.


respectively


including Wi
down 8 perce


sons


int.


3 percent,
Production


Decline


down


Central


States


percent


under


average
North a


were


percent


regi


totaled


1981.


yields c
id South


tered


Minnesota,


for 1
down


Harve


Dakota


million


sted
t per
was I


other


cwt,
area
acre


Central


10 percent


down
of 3
fell
and


tate


Michigan,


nine


Western


States


production


totaled


1~

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