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Title:
Tobacco market review
Portion of title:
Tobacco market review
Fire-cured and dark air-cured
Fire cured and dark air cured
Abbreviated Title:
Tob. mark. rev., Fire-cured dark air-cured
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v. : ill. ; 26-28 cm.
Language:
English
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United States -- Agricultural Marketing Service
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The Service
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Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
1976
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statistics   ( marcgt )

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United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service.
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TOB-FDA-19 (1975 crop, 1975-76 season)-
Numbering Peculiarities:
Issue for 1989- called TOB-LA-33-
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Title from cover.
General Note:
Latest issue consulted: TOB-LA-38 (1994 crop).

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Fire-cured and dark air-cured tobacco market review

Full Text
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1976 CROP


(1976-77


SEASON)


TOB-FDA-20
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
AGRICULTURAL MARKETING SERVICE


WASHINGTON, D.C.


MAY 1977


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Maps of auction markets and prod
Brief of Fire-cured Grades
Brief of Dark Air-cured Grades


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CONTENTS




ucing areas 3 4

* a a a. a a a a a a a U 9 9 5 9 S 9 a 6
. . . . . 6 ijjji


Discussion


Opening and closing dates .


Sales floors, sets of buyers and number


of sales


Producers


Gross


sales


sales by types


and resales by types


a a . . 9


S .* a a a a a a a 4 at . a 13


Summary of sales by types


Producers


sales by markets


* a. a a a a a a a a a. a a a. 17
* a a a a a a a a a a a a 4 a a a a a a a 18


Gross sales by market

Resales by markets
Warehouse charges .
Average weight per b


Loan levels


ts


S a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a. .a a a a a a a a a. 19


* a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a S a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a 20
* a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a 21

asket . 9 9 21


a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a .a a a a 21


Receipts under Government loan program


Season averages, loan rates and pounds by grades


S. . 22


a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a 23


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Weekly


averages


by grades


. a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a S 9 9 a a 29


Composition of crop by groups, qualities and colors


a a a a a a a a a a a a a 34


Percentage distribution by types


and grades


a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a 37


SOURCES:


The statistics on sales and markets in this review


markets and trade


were


compiled from data obtained direct from


sources.


The data on prices by grades were based on compilation of information recorded from warehouse sales


tickets from markets in the fire-cured and dark air-cured


areas.


Cooperative


Assoc


nations:


Commodity Credit Corporation loans made available to growers through cooperative associations as
follows:


Type 21:


Dark Tobacco Sales Cooperative, Farmville,


Eastern Dark-fired Tobacco Growers'
Western Dark-fired Tobacco Growers'


Type 35:
Type 36:
Type 37:


Association
Association


, Springfield,
, Murray, KY


astern Dark-fired Tobacco Growers' Association, Spr
western Dark-fired Tobacco Growers' Association, Mur
Stemming District Tobacco Association, Henderson, KY


ingfield,
ray, IY


Sun-cured Tobacco Marketing Cooperative, Inc., Richmond,


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BRIEF OF FIRE-CURED GRADES


Type 21:


Virginia


fire-cured; produced in the Piedmont and mountain


sections


of Virginia.


Eastern


District fire-cured; produced in


a section


east


of the Tennessee


River


in Southern


Kentucky and northern


Tennessee.


Western District


Rivers in


western


fire-cured;


produced in


Kentucky and northwestern


a section


between


the Tennessee


, Ohio and Mississippi


Tennessee.


KEY TO STANDARD GRADE MARKS


Groups


- Wrappers


- Heavy Leaf
- Thin Leaf
- Lugs
- Nondescript
- Scrap


Qualities

1 Choice


- Fine
- Good
- Fair
- Low


Colors


- Light brown
- Medium brown
- Dark brown


M Mixed


or variegated


T Greenish medium brown 1/
G Green


Sizes


Inches
12-16
16-20
20-24
24-28


Over


SUMMARY OF STANDARD GRADES


Wrappers


Heavy Leaf


B1F BID


ClD 1/
C2D


A3F 1/


A3D 1/


B3F B3D B3M B3VF 1/
B4F B4D B4M B4VF T/
B5F B5D B5M B5VF I/


C3M C3VF
C4M C4VF
C5M C5VF


Nondescript


Scrap


X1L X1F
X2L X2F
X3L 13F
X4L 14F
X5L X5F


X3M IX3VF 1/
X4M X4VF 1/
X5M X5VF I/


Special


factors


and "W" may be applied to all


grades.


Tobacco not


covered


by the standard


grades


is designated "No-G."


APPLICABLE U.S. STANDARD


SIZES


Type 21


Types


22 and 23


, 45,
, 45,
45,
, 45,


- CS


- M and


-A3


46,
46,
46,
46,
46,


- B5

- C5


, 45,
, 45,
, 45,
. 45.


1/ Types


22 and 23 only.


U.S. standard 4-inch


sizes.


The application


of sizes


is governed


by the major portion


of the lot


or package.


No size


is applied to these


grades


if tobacco is under


Thin


Leaf


- A2


- B5


- B4


- C3
- 1X4


- C4
- X5


size








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BRIEF OF DARK AIR-CURED GRADES


Type 36:

Type 37:


One Sucker; produced in northern Tennessee, south-central Kentucky, and southern Indiana.

Green River; produced in the Green River section of Kentucky.

Virginia Sun-cured; produced in the central section of Virginia, north of the James River.


KEY TO STANDARD GRADE MARKS


Groups


Qualities


Colors


Sizes


- Wrappers 1
- Heavy Leaf 2
- Thin Leaf 3
- Tips 4
- Lugs 5
- Nondescript
- Scrap


- Choice
- Fine
- Good
- Pair


- Low


- Light brown
- Medium brown
- Reddish brown
- Dark brown
- Mixed
- Green


Inches
12-16
16-20
20-24
24-28
Over 28


SUMMARY OF STANDARD GRADES


Wrappers


Heavy Leaf


Thin Leaf


Nondescript


Scrap


Special factors "U" and "W" may be applied to all grades in all types, "BH" to grades in types 35 and
36, and "BL" to type 35. Tobacco not covered by the standard grades is designated "No-G."


APPLICABLE U.S. STANDARD SIZES


Types 35 and 36


Type 37


44, 45,
44, 45,
44, 45,








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REVIEW OF THE FIRE-CURED AND DARK AIR-CURED MARKETS -- 1976-77 SEASON


FIRE-CURED


Record high prices.
Largest country sales on record.
Loan Receipts only 94,000 pounds.


This was one of the most unusual


seasons


Types 22-23

on record.


The final auction total for types


22 and 23


was only 4,993,534 pounds but the average was a record $138.09 per hundred.


27,805,962 pounds


average


ing $143.12.


The average was $35


above the 1975 crop.


countryy sales were
The bitter winter in


January and February forced delays in delivery and hampered preparation of the crop creating one of the


longest selling


seasons


in 30


years.


At least 8 million pounds of tobacco was not delivered until April.


The percentage of good and fine quality leaf on the markets


was below normal levels, however,


to the small percentage of tobacco actually graded and sold at auction, comparisons of the crop
composition with the previous years are difficult to make.


Type 21


The 1976 crop had
million averaging $117


a normal selling
.57 per hundred -


season.


Prices also rose to record levels.


Volume was


up $14.60 from 1975


DARK AIR-CURED


Record high prices.
Volume heavier by 1 million pounds.
Loan Receipts only 18,000 pounds.


Ty2L 3


Country sales in this type also increased dramatically this ye
pounds averaging $115.45 per hundred with non-auction deliveries of


a


.r. Auction sales totaled 5,411,028
5,043,723 pounds at $116.28. The


rise in the average price


was up about


from last


year.


average


price of $118.64 per hundred


was about $30 above 1975.


Volume


was 4.6 million pounds.


Tye 37


This type posted an average of $104.62 which
at 754,474 pounds.


was $19 higher than last


year.


Volume


was up slightly


Type 36








Table 1


- Opening and closing


dates of fire-cured and dark air-cured tobacco seasons, sales floors, sets


of buyers and number of


sales


by types, states and markets.


1976-77 SEASON 1975-76
TYPE, MARKET markets Opening Closing Sales Sales Buyers Opening Closing Sales Sales Buyer
AND STATE Dates Dates Days Floors Dates Dates Days Floors
umber Numbe Sets Number Sets

TYPE 21 -- VIRGINIA FIRE-CURED
(Sales scheduled for Tuesday through Thursday)
Virginia:
Blackstone 1/ Nov. 30 Feb. 24 14 2 1 Dec. 2 Feb. 5 19 2 1
Farmville Nov. 30 Feb. 24 14 2 1 Dec. 2 Feb. 5 19 2 I
Lynchburg Nov. 30 Feb. 24 14 1 1 Dec. 2 Feb. 5 19 1 1
Total Type 21 3 5 3 5 3

TYPES 22 & 23 -- KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE FIRE-CURED
_(Sales scheduled for Monday through Thursday)
Tennessee:
Clarksville 2/ Feb. 1 Apr. 6 20 7 1 Jan. 20 Mar. 3 27 7 1
Springfield 2/ Feb. 3 Apr. 6 13 7 1 Jan. 20 Mar. 4 25 7 1
Total Tennessee 2 14 2 14 2
Hopkinsville2/ Feb. 1 Mar. 30 11 5 1 Jan. 20 Mar. 4 27 5 1
Mayfield 2/ Jan. 25 Mar. 15 5 2 1 Jan. 20 Feb. 17 8 2 1
Murray 2/ Jan. 24 Mar. 14 5 2 1 Jan. 19 Feb. 17 8 3 1
Total Kentucky 3 9 3 10 3
Total Types 22&23 5 23 5 24 5

TOTAL FIRE-CURED 8 28 8 29 8

TYPE 35 -- ONE SUCKER
(Sales scheduled Monday and Thursday at Russellville; Tuesday and Friday at Franklin; Wednesday and/or
Friday at Springfield. Mayfield and Murray scheduled sales when needed.)
Kentucky:
Franklin 2/ Dec. 7 Mar. 11 10 3 3/ Dec. 9 Jan. 28 10 3 3/
Mayfield 2/ Dec. 8 Mar. 8 6 2 3/ Dec. 10 Jan. 12 4 2 3/
Murray 2/ Dec. 9 Feb. 8 4 2 3/ Dec. 11 Jan. 12 4 3 3/
Russellville2/ Dec. 6 Mar. 15 12 8 3/ Dec. 8 Jan. 28 12 8 3/
Total 4 15 3/ 16 3/
Tennessee:
Springfield 1 Dec. 8 Mar. 9 9 5 3/ Dec. 5 Jan. 28 7 5 3/
Total Type 35 2/ 5 20 2 21 2

TYPE 36 -- GREEN RIVER
__________(Sales scheduled Monday through Friday)
Kentucky:
Henderson 2/ Dec. 1 Feb. 8 7 1 4/ Dec. 3 Jan. 19 8 1
Madisonville Nov. 30 Feb. 18 8 2 4/ Dec. 4 Jan. 20 10 2
Owensboro 2/ Dec. 2 Feb. 17 13 11 4/ Dec. 5 Jan. 19 11 11 1
Total Type 36 3 14 1 14 2

TYPE 37 -- VIRGINIA SUN-CURED
(Sales scheduled for Tuesday through Friday)
Virginia:
Richmond 1 Dec. 7 Jan. 28 16 1 1 Dec. 9 Jan. 30 16 1 1

TOTAL
DARK AIR-CURED 9 35 4 36 5


Since 1969 sales have been held at Kenbridge,
This market sells more than one type.
Same 2 sets of buyers used for all markets in
Same set used for all markets in Type 36.


VA due to a warehouse fire at Blackstone.









Table


2 Producers'


sales,


9 -
value and average price, by types and crop years, of fire-cured and dark air-


cured tobacco.


TYPE 21


- VIRGINIA


: : : Average :: : : : Average
Crop Sales Value Average Crop Sales Value Average
: : : price : : price
Auction:: Pounds Dollars Dollars :: Pounds Dollars Dollars
1961 : 9,766,388 3,787,057 38.78 :: 1976 5,250,615 6173,072 117.57
1962 : 9,542,630 3,704,168 38.82 :: 1977
1963 : 6,214,809 2,205,562 35.49 :: 1978
1964 : 9,090,816 3,917,400 43.09 :: 1979
1965 9,564,549 3,812,430 39.86 :: 1980
1966 7,549,301 3,113,462 41.24 :: 1981
1967 : 6,989,348 2,858,785 40.90 :: 1982
1968 6,043,927 2,835,680 46.92 :: 1983
1969 6,666,832 3,539,027 53.08 :: 1984
1970 6,247,373 3,247,336 51.98 :: 1985
1971 5,851,227 3,208,266 54.83 :: 1986
1972 : 4,654,090 2,989,031 64.22 :: 1987
1973 5,654,036 4,271,812 75.55 :: 1988
1974 5,829,598 4,762,549 81.70 :: 1989
1975 : 4,754,139 4,420,147 92.97 :: 1990
TYPES 22 & 23 KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE FIRE-CURED
Auction::
1961 : 40,768,083 16,180.642 39.69 :: 1976 : 4,993,534 6,895,417 138.09
1962 : 41,629,629 15,730,414 37.79 :: 1977
1963 : 45,731,764 16,373,493 35.80 :: 1978
1964 : 41,171,237 16,541,059 40.18 :: 1979
1965 32,620,260 13,948,276 42.76 :: 1980
1966 : 36,603,989 15,171,631 41.45 :: 1981
1967 25,642,707 11,678,173 45.54 :: 1982
1968 : 27,669,383 14,071,226 50.85 :: 1983
1969 : 29,360,299 13,968,409 47.58 :: 1984
1970 : 23,871,435 13,000,924 54.46 :: 1985
1971 : 28,052,363 17,063,689 60.83 :: 1986
1972 : 30,937,921 17,266,906 55.81 :: 1987
1973 : 19,366,646 13,941,638 71.99 :: 1988
1974 : 20,384,210 19,162,958 94.01 :: 1989
1975 : 22,315,094 23,304,157 104.43 :: 1990 :
Country:: ::
1961 : 2,192,951 1,121,842 51.16 :: 1976 : 27,805,962 39,797,264 143.12
1962 : 2,854,571 1,490,060 52.20 :: 1977
1963 3,744,222 1,917,973 51.22 :: 1978
1964 : 4,258,190 2,097,200 49.25 :: 1979
1965 : 3,825,019 1,957,772 51.18 :: 1980
1966 : 3,581,719 1,800,420 50.27 :: 1981
1967 3,603,762 1,830,679 50.80 :: 1982
1968 : 4,663,218 2,472,770 53.03 :: 1983
1969 : 4,196,564 2,187,573 52.13 :: 1984
1970 : 6,788,732 3,693,802 54.41 :: 1985
1971 : 9,250,694 5,604,531 60.58 :: 1986
1972 : 6,296,273 4,075,886 64.73 :: 1987
1973 : 8,044,936 5,724,763 71.16 :: 1988
1974 : 5,317,016 4,791,264 90.11 :: 1989
1975 : 10,034,758 10,588,589 105.52 :: 1990
Total: ."
1961 : 42,961,034 17,302,484 40.27 :: 1976 : 32,799,496 46,692,681 142.36
1962 : 44,484,200 17,220,474 38.71 :: 1977
1963 : 49,475,986 18,291,466 36.97 :: 1978
1964 : 45,429,427 18,638,259 41.03 :: 1979
1965 : 36,445,279 15,906,048 43.64 :: 1980
1966 : 40,185,708 16,972,051 42.23 :: 1981
1967 29,246,469 13,508,852 46.19 :: 1982
1968 : 32,332,601 16,543,996 51.17 :: 1983
1969 : 33,556,863 16,155,982 48.15 :: 1984
1970 : 30,660,167 16,694,726 54.45 :: 1985









Table


2 (cont'd)


- Producers'
and dark a


sales,


10 -
value and average price,


by types and crop


years, of


fire-cured


jir-cured tobacco.


TYPES 21-23


- TOTAL FIRE-CURED


Crop Sales Value : Average Crop Sales Value Average
: :: price :: ::: price
Auction:: Pounds Dollars Dollars :: Pounds Dollars Dollars
1961 : 50,534,471 19,967,699 39.51 :: 1976 : 10,244,149 13,068,489 127.57
1962 51,172,259 19,434,582 37.98 :: 1977
1963 : 51,946,573 18,579,055 35.77 :: 1978
1964 : 50,262,053 20,458,507 40.70 :: 1979
1965 : 42,184,809 17,760,972 42.10 :: 1980
1966 : 44,153,290 18,285,093 41.41 :: 1981
1967 : 32,632,055 14,536,958 44.55 :: 1982
1968 33,713,310 16,906,906 50.15 :: 1983
1969 : 36,027,131 17,507,436 48.60 :: 1984
1970 30,118,808 16,248,260 53.95 :: 1985
1971 : 33,903,590 20,271,955 59.79 :: 1986
1972 35,592,011 20,255,937 56.91 :: 1987
1973 : 25,020,682 18,213,450 72.79 :: 1988
1974 : 26,213,808 23,925,507 91.27 :: 1989
1975 : 27,069,233 27,724,304 102.42 :: 1990 ;


Country:
1961 : 2,192,951 1,121,842 51.16 :: 1976 : 27,805,962 39,797,264 143.12
1962 : 2,848,571 1,490,060 52.31 :: 1977
1963 : 3,744,222 1,917,973 51.22 :: 1978
1964 4,258,190 2,097,200 49.25 :: 1979
1965 3,825,019 1,957,772 51.18 :: 1980
1966 : 3,581,719 1,800,420 50.27 :: 1981
1967 : 3,603,762 1,830,679 50.80 :: 1982
1968 : 4,663,218 2,472,770 53.03 :: 1983
1969 : 4,196,564 2,187,573 52.13 :: 1984
1970 : 6,788,732 3,693,802 54.41 :: 1985
1971 : 9,250,694 5,604,531 60.58 :: 1986
1972 : 6,296,273 4,075,886 64.73 :: 1987
1973 : 8,044,936 5,724,763 71.16 :: 1988
1974 : 5,317,016 4,791,264 90.11 :: 1989
1975 : 10,034,758 10,588,589 105.52 :: : 1990 :



Total:
1961 : 52,727,422 21,089,541 40.00 :: 1976 : 38,050,111 52,865,753 138.94
1962 : 54,020,830 20,924,642 38.73 :: 1977
1963 : 55,690,795 20,497,028 36.80 :: 1978
1964 : 54,520,243 22,555,707 41.37 :: 1979
1965 46,009,828 19,718,744 42.85 :: 1980
1966 : 47,735,009 20,085,513 42.08 :: 1981
1967 36,235,817 16,367,637 45.17 :: 1982
1968 : 38,376,528 19,379,675 50.50 :: 1983
1969 : 40,223,695 19,695,009 48.96 :: 1984
1970 : 36,907,540 19,942,062 54.03 :: 1985
1971 : 43,154,284 25,876,486 59.96 :: 1986
1972 41,888,284 24,331,823 58.09 :: 1987
1973 33,065,618 23,938,213 72.39 :: 1988
1974 31,530,824 28,716,771 91.08 :: 1989
1975 : 37,103,991 38.312,893 103.26 :: 1990 :


Data for


crop years prior


to 1961 may be found in the


1975 and earlier Reviews.


Continued -









Table


11 -
2 (cont'd) Producers' sales, value and average
and dark air-cured tobacco.


price,


by types and crop years,


of fire-cured


TYPE 35


ONE SUCKER


Crop Sales Value Average :: op Sales Value : average
Spice :: Crop Sales Value
Pounds Dollars Dollars :: Pounds Dollars Dollars
Auction::
1965 : 11,699,137 4,366,325 37.32 :: 1976 : 5,411,028 6,247,039 115.45
1966 14,034,678 5,262,884 37.50 :: 1977
1967 : 10,016,202 4,181,392 41.75 :: 1978
1968 : 12,145,628 5,968,845 49.14 :: 1979
1969 : 12,839,872 5,162,555 40.21 :: 1980
1970 10,342,441 4,867,661 47.06 :: 1981
1971 : 10,611,726 4,983,640 46.96 :: 1982
1972 : 10,048,629 5,145,169 51.20 :: 1983
1973 : 6,939,532 4,182,314 60.27 :: 1984
1974 6,758,442 5,101,230 75.48 :: 1985
1975 : 7.682,876 6.921,103 90.08 :: 1986 :
Country:
1965 : 144,515 82,935 57.39 :: 1976 : 5,043,723 5,864,636 116.28
1966 204,841 115,567 56.42 :: 1977
1967 382,954 218,524 57.06 :: 1978
1968 : 406,256 238,810 58.78 :: 1979
1969 284,172 175,037 61.59 :: 1980
1970 : 347,530 211,730 60.92 :: 1981
1971 387,186 236,461 61.07 :: 1982
1972 : 502,365 323,604 64.42 :: 1983
1973 1,335,871 894,398 66.95 :: 1984
1974 : 549,182 409,024 74.48 :: 1985
1975 : 1,720,016 1,624,055 94.42 :: 1986 :
Total:
1965 11,843,652 4,449,260 37.57 :: 1976 : 10,454,751 12,111,675 115.85
1966 : 14,239,519 5,378,451 37.77 :: 1977
1967 10,399,156 4,399,916 42.31 :: 1978
1968 12,551,884 6,207,655 49.46 :: 1979
1969 : 13,124,044 5,337,592 40.67 :: 1980
1970 : 10,689,971 5,079,391 47.52 :: 1981
1971 : 10,998,912 5,220,101 47.46 :: 1982
1972 10,550,994 5,468,773 51.83 :: 1983
1973 : 8,275,403 5,076,712 61.35 :: 1984
1974 : 7,307,624 5,510,254 75.40 :: 1985
1975 : 9,402.892 8,545,158 90.88 :: 1986 :
TYPE 36 GREEN RIVER
Auction::
1965 6,634,154 2,391,520 35.05 :: 1976 : 4,620,796 5,482,148 118.64
1966 7,072,732 2,567,710 36.30 :: 1977
1967 5,040,458 1,911,402 37.92 :: 1978
1968 5,595,732 2,387,300 42.66 :: 1979
1969 : 5,107,448 2,010,864 39.37 :: 1980
1970 : 4,669,944 1,985,187 42.51 :: 1981
1971 4,604,539 2,137,347 46.42 :: 1982
1972 5,048,749 2,391,423 47.37 :: 1983
1973 : 3,929,826 2,497,732 63.56 :: 1984
1974 : 4,069,568 3,261,017 80.13 :: 1985
1975 4,678,362 4,129823 88.27 :: 1986


Data for


crop years prior


to 1965 may be found in the


1975 and earlier Reviews.


Continued -









Table 2 (cont'd)


12 -
- Producers' sales, value and average price, by types and crop
and dark air-cured tobacco.


years, of


fire-cured ,


TYPE 37


- VIRGINIA SUN-CURED


Crop Sales Value Average :: Crop Sales Value Average
:__ :___: price :: ::.: price
Pounds Dollars Dollars :: Pounds Dollars Dollars
Auction:
1965 : 1,992,418 781,455 39.22 :: 1976 : 754,474 789,318 104.62
1966 : 1,478,520 625,976 42.34 :: 1977
1967 : 1,290,671 583,165 45.18 :: 1978
1968 1,197,628 637,197 53.20 :: 1979
1969 : 1,343,262 709,459 52.82 :: 1980
1970 : 1,066,030 573,994 53.84 :: 1981
1971 : 1,052,734 569,508 54.10 :: 1982
1972 : 761,241 440,988 57.93 :: 1983
1973 : 927,253 641,467 69.18 :: 1984
1974 : 893,133 732,986 82.07 :: 1985
1975 : 668,063 570,921 85.46 :: 1986 :
TYPES 35-37 TOTAL DARK AIR-CURED
Auction: : '
1965 : 20,325,709 7,539,300 37.09 :: 1976 10,786,298 12,518,505 116.06
1966 22,585,930 8,456,570 37.44 :: 1977
1967 : 16,347,331 6,675,959 40.84 :: 1978
1968 : 18,938,988 8,993,342 47.49 :: 1979
1969 19,290,582 7,882,878 40.86 :: 1980
1970 : 16,078,415 7,426,842 46.19 :: 1981
1971 : 16,268,999 7,690,495 47.27 :: 1982
1972 : 15,858,619 7,977,580 50.30 :: 1983
1973 : 11,796,611 7,321,513 62.06 :: 1984
1974 11,721,143 9,095,233 77.60 :: 1985
1975 : 13,029,301 11,621,847 89.20 :: 1986 :
Country:: : :
1965 : 144,515 82,935 57.39 :: 1/1976 : 5,059,285 5,883,183 116.28
1966 : 204,841 115,567 56.42 :: 1977
1967 382,954 218,524 57.06 :: 1978 :
1968 : 406,256 238,810 58.78 :: 1979 :
1969 284,172 175,037 61.59 :: 1980
1970 : 347,530 211,730 60.92 :: 1981
1971 387,186 236,461 61.07 :: 1982
1972 : 502,365 323,604 64.42 :: 1983
1973 : 1,335,871 894,398 66.95 :: 1984
1974 : 549,182 409,024 74.48 :: 1985
1975 : 1,720,016 1,624,055 94.42 :: 1986 :


Total:
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975


: 15,845,583


18,401,688


116.13


Data for


crop years prior


to 1965 may be found in the 1975 and


earlier Reviews.


Includes 15,562 pounds, averaging


$119.18 of Green River tobacco.









Table 3


13 -
- Gross sales, value and average price; resales, average price and percentage of gross sales,
by types and crop years for fire-cured and dark air-cured tobacco.
TYPE 21 VIRGINIA


Gross Resales
Crop Sales Value Average Resales Average Percentage of
: price price : gross sales
Pounds Dollars Dollars Pounds Dollars Percent
1961: 10,005,848 3,877,056 38.75 239,460 37.58 2.4
1962 : 9,839,912 3,808,808 38.71 297,282 35.20 3.0
1963 : 6,441,379 2.279,507 35.39 226,570 32.64 3.5
1964 : 9,357,900 4,026,460 43.03 267,084 40.83 2.9
1965 : 9,732,477 3,872,991 39.79 167,928 35.91 1.7
1966 : 7,700,213 3,169,964 41.17 150,912 37.44 2.0
1967 : 7,101,494 2,901,994 40.86 112,146 38.53 1.6
1968 : 6,112,579 2,865,336 46.88 68,652 43.20 1.1
1969 : 6,811,288 3,602,224 52.89 144,456 43.75 2.1
1970 : 6,348,019 3,285,524 51.76 100,646 37.94 1.6
1971: 5,969,206 3,272,218 54.82 117,979 54.21 2.0
1972 : 4,695,976 3,012,285 64.15 41,886 55.52 .9
1973 : 5,692,800 4,299,543 75.53 38,764 71.54 .7
1974 : 5,891,056 4,804,001 81.55 61,458 67.45 1.0
1975 : 4,800,707 4,444,829 92.59 46,568 53.00 1.0
1976 : 5,358,583 6,277,792 117.15 107,968 96.99 2.0
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990 :
TYPE 22 & 23 KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE FIRE-CURED
1961: 41,165,969 16,324,685 39.66 397,886 36.20 1.0
1962 : 42,019,253 15,856,975 37.74 389,624 32.48 .9
1963 : 46,126,868 16,497,848 35.77 395,104 31.48 .9
1964 : 41,471,253 16,648,111 40.14 300,016 35.66 .7
1965 : 32,979,516 14,091,141 42.73 359,256 39.77 1.1
1966 : 36,950,365 15,302,331 41.41 346,376 37.74 .9
1967 : 26,024,665 11,833,768 45.47 381,958 40.74 1.5
1968 : 28,370,195 14,410,026 50.79 700,812 48.35 2.5
1969 : 30,336,992 14,410,414 47.50 976,693 45.26 3.2
1970 : 24,520,007 13,345,152 54.43 648,572 53.07 2.6
1971: 28,669,005 17,425,353 60.78 616,642 58.65 2.2
1972 : 31,543,972 17,607,429 55.82 606,051 56.19 1.9
1973 : 19,869,290 14,274,921 71.84 502,644 66.31 2.5
1974 : 20,037,136 19,157,076 95.61 353,316 81.74 1.8
1975 : 22,830,244 23,829,004 104.37 515,150 101.88 2.2
1976 : 5,111,484 7,055,492 138.03 117,950 135.71 2.3
1977
1978
1979 :
1980 :
1981:
1982
1983 :
1984 :
1985
1986








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Table


3 (cont'd) Gross sales,
sales, by ty


value and average
'pes and crop years
TYPES 21-23 -


price


; resales, average


price and


percentage of


gross


for fire-cured and dark air-cured tobacco.
TOTAL FIRE-CURED


: Gross Resales
Crop Sales Value Average Resales Average Percentage of
: price : : price gross sales
Pounds Dollars Dollars Pounds Dollars Percent
1961: 51,171,817 20,201,741 39.48 637,346 36.72 1.2
1962 : 51,859,165 19,665,783 37.92 686,906 33.66 1.3
1963 : 52,568,247 18,777,355 35.72 621,674 31.90 1.2
1964 : 50,829,153 20,674,571 40.67 567,100 38.10 1.1
1965 : 42,711,993 17,964,132 42.06 527,184 38.54 1.2
1966 : 44,650,578 18,472,295 41.37 497,288 37.64 1.1
1967 : 33,126,159 14,735,762 44.48 494,104 40.24 1.5
1968 : 34,482,774 17,275,362 50.10 769,464 47.88 2.2
1969 : 37,148,280 18,012,638 48.49 1,121,149 45.06 3.0
1970 : 30,868,026 16,630,676 53.88 749,218 51.04 2.4
1971 : 34,638,211 20,697,571 59.75 734,621 57.94 2.1
1972 : 36,239,948 20,619,714 56.90 647,937 56.14 1.8
1973 : 25,562,090 18,574,464 72.66 541,408 66.68 2.1
1974 : 26,628,582 24,255,791 91.09 414,774 79.63 1.6
1975 : 27,630,951 28,273,833 102.33 561,718 97.83 2.0
1976 : 10,470,067 13,333,284 127.35 225,918 117.21 2.2
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
TYPE 35 ONE SUCKER
: Average : : Average : Percentage of
Crop Sales Value price Resaes price gross sales

Pounds Dollars Dollars Pounds Dollars Percent
1961 : 13,668,020 5,341,959 39.08 50,926 31.90 .4
1962 : 14,762,433 5,411,025 36.65 54,652 27.73 .4
1963 : 16,267,048 5,369,369 33.01 26,774 20.77 .2
1964 : 14,838,716 5,612,843 37.83 35,026 30.49 .2
1965 : 11,734,509 4,379,962 37.32 35,372 38.55 .3
1966 : 14,102,456 5,287,269 37.49 67,778 35.98 .5
1967 : 10,081,834 4,204,029 41.70 65,632 34.49 .7
1968 : 12,200,644 5,994,833 49.14 55,016 47.24 .5
1969 : 12,900,958 5,190,786 40.24 61,086 46.22 .5
1970 : 10,390,177 4,888,575 47.05 47.736 43.81 .5
1971: 10,659,356 5,006,453 46.97 47,630 47.90 .4
1972 : 10,158,695 5,207,971 51.27 110,066 57.06 1.1
1973 : 7,057.,314 4,248,974 60.21 117,782 56.60 1.7
1974 : 6,962,758 5,244,855 75.33 204,316 70.30 2.9
1975 : 7,983,086 7,191,382 90.08 300,210 90.03 3.8
1976 : 5,662,470 6,528,066 115.29 251,442 111.77 4.4
1977
1978
1979
1980 :
1981:
1982 :
1983 :







15 -
Table 3 (cont'd) Gross sales, value and average price; resales, average price and percentage of
sales, by types and crop years for fire-cured and dark air-cured tobacco.
TYPE 36 GREEN RIVER


gross


: Gross Resales
Crop Sales Value Average Resales Average Percentage of
Sri:e: price : gross sales
Pounds Dollars Dollars Pounds Dollars Percent
1961 7,095,624 2,498,256 35.21 152,056 31.11 2.1
1962 : 7,814,452 2,730,336 34.94 235,804 28.30 3.0
1963 : 8,074,871 2,736,087 33.88 156,880 26.81 1.9
1964 : 7,768,334 2,755,293 35.47 108,912 33.48 1.4
1965 : 6,745,616 2,428,479 36.00 111,462 33.16 1.7
1966 : 7,213,906 2,620,863 36.33 141,174 37.65 2.0
1967 : 5,178,906 1,964,461 37.93 138,448 38.32 2.7
1968 : 5,659,122 2,414,309 42.66 63,390 42.61 1.1
1969 : 5,170,966 2,034,964 39.35 63,518 37.94 1.2
1970 : 4,779,698 2,029,886 42.47 109,754 40.73 2.3
1971: 4,753,309 2,203,019 46.35 148,770 44.14 3.1
1972 : 5,123,033 2,426,304 47.36 74,284 46.96 1.5
1973 : 4,042,000 2,564,365 63.44 112,174 59.40 2.8
1974 : 4,257,632 3,399,596 79.85 188,064 73.69 4.4
1975 : 4,710,856 4,160,006 88.31 32,494 92.89 .7
1976 : 4,970,598 5,899,672 118.69 349,802 119.36 7.0
1977
1978
1979
1980 :
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990 :
TYPE 37 VIRGINIA SUN-CURED
Gross Resales
Cr : Average Resales Average Percentage of
Crop price R price gross sales
Pounds Dollars Dollars Pounds Dollars Percent
1961 2,191,743 872,098 39.79 7,654 35.47 .3
1962 2,254,366 841,708 37.34 27,532 34.23 1.2
1963 1,151,357 360,618 31.32 12,788 20.62 1.1
1964 1,797,942 739,332 41.12 8,948 36.22 .5
1965 2,003,774 785,103 39.18 11,356 32.12 .6
1966 1,491,050 629,388 42.21 12,530 27.23 .8
1967 1,298,397 585,523 45.10 7,726 30.52 .6
1968 1,199,154 637,779 53.19 1,526 38.14 .1
1969 1,348,078 711,244 52.76 4,816 37.06 .4
1970 1,074,834 577,786 53.76 8,804 43.07 .8
1971 1,054,940 570,274 54.06 2,206 34.72 .2
1972 763,347 441,642 57.86 2,106 31.05 .3
1973 927,391 641,508 69.17 138 29.71 .01
1974 898,691 736,107 81.91 5,558 56.15 .6
1975 674,075 575,214 85.33 6,012 71.41 .9
1976 758,218 790,780 104.29 3,744 39.05 .5
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1qRI







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Table


3 (cont'd)


- Gross sales,
sales, by ty


p


value and average price; resales, average
es and crop years for fire-cured and dark


price and percentage of gross
air-cured tobacco.


TYPES


35-37 -


TOTAL DARK AIR-CURED


: Gross Resales
SAverage Average Percentage of
Crop Sales Value Resales price gross sales
Co Sae: price : price gross sales
Pounds Dollars Dollars Pounds Dollars Percent
1961 : 22,955,387 8,712,313 37.95 210,636 31.46 .9
1962 : 24,831,251 8,983,069 36.18 317,988 28.71 1.3
1963 : 25,493,276 8,466,074 33.21 196,442 25.59 .8
1964 : 24,404,992 9,107,468 37.32 152,886 32.96 .6
1965 : 20,483.,899 7,593,544 37.07 158,190 34.29 .8
1966 : 22,807,412 8,537,520 37.43 221,482 36.55 1.0
1967 : 16,559,137 6,754,013 40.79 211,806 36.85 1.3
1968 : 19,058,920 9,046,921 47.47 119,932 44.67 .6
1969 : 19,420,002 7,936,994 40.87 129,420 41.81 .7
1970 16,244,709 7,496,247 46.14 166,294 41.74 1.0
1971 16,467,605 7,779,746 47.24 198,606 44.94 1.2
1972 : 16,045,075 8,075,917 50.33 186,456 52.74 1.2
1973 : 12,026,705 7,454,847 62.00 230,094 57.95 1.9
1974 : 12,139,081 9,380,558 77.28 397,938 71.70 3.3
1975 : 13,368,017 11,926,602 89.22 338,716 89.97 2.5
1976 : 11,391,286 13,218,518 116.04 604,988 115.71 5.3
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990


Data for crop years prior to 1961 may be found in the 1975 and earlier Reviews.








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Table 4 Producers'


sales,


resales, gross sales,


value and average


price by


types of


fire-cured and dark


air-cured tobacco.


TYPE AND FORM
OF SALES


19 76 CROP


SALES
(Pounds)


VALUE
(Dollars)


AVERAGE
PRICE
(Dollars)


19 7 5 CROP


SALES
(Pounds)


VALUE
(Dollars)


AVERAGE
PRICE
Dollars)


FIRE-CURED


Virginia Fire-cured
Auction:
Producers' 5,250,615 6,173,072 117.57 4,754,139 4,420,147 92.97
Resales 107,968 104,720 96.99 46,568 24,682 53,00
Gross Auction I/ 5,358,583 6,277,792 117.15 4,800,707 4,444,829 92.59
Kentucky & Tennesse
Fire-cured
Auction:
Producers' 4,993,534 6,895,417 138.09 22,315,094 23,304,157 104.43
Resales 117.950 160,075 135.71 515,150 524,847 101.88
Gross Auction 5,111,484 7.055.492 138.03 22,830,244 23,829,004 104.37
Country Sales: 27,805.962 39,797,264 143.12 10,034,758 10,588,589 105.52
Total Producers' 32,799,496 46,692,681 142.36 32,349,852 33,892,746 104.77
Total Fire-cured
Auction:
Producers' 10,244,149 13,068,489 127.57 27,069,233 27,724,304 102.42
Resales 225 918 264.795 117.21 561,718 549,529 97.83
Gross Auction 10,470,067 13,333,284 127.35 27,630,951 28,273,833 102.33
Country Sales: 27,805,962 39.797.264 143.12 10,034,758 10,588,589 105.52
Total Producers' 38.050.111 52,865,753 138.94 37,103,991 38,312 893 103.26

DARK AIR-CURED

One Sucker
Auction:
Producers' 5,411,028 6,247,039 115.45 7,682,876 6,921,103 90.08
Resales 251.442 281.027 111.77 300,210 270,279 90.03
Gross Auction 52662,470 6,528,066 115.29 7,983,086 7,191,382 90.08
Country Sales: 5,043.723 5,864.636 116.28 1,720,016 1,624,055 94.42
Total Producers 10,454,751 12.111.675 115.85 9.4028q7 2 545 15s 90.88
Green River
Auction:
Producers' 4,620,796 5,482,148 118.64 4,678,362 4,129,823 88.27
Resales 349.802 417.524 119.36 32,494 30 183 92.89
Gross Auction 3/ 4.970.598 5.899.672 118.69 4,710,856 4,160,006 88.31
Virginia Sun-cured
Auction:
Producers' 754,474 789,318 104.62 668,063 570,921 85.46
Resales 3,744 1,462 39.05 6,012 4,293 71.41
Gross Auction 2/ 758,218 790,780 104.29 674,075 575,214 85.33
Total Dark Air-cured
Auction:
Producers' 10,786,298 12,518,505 116.06 13,029,301 11,621,847 89.20
Resales 604,988 700,013 115.71 338,716 304,755 89.9 _
Gross Auction 3f 11.391.286 13,218,518 116.04 13,368,017 11,926,602 89.22
Country Sales: 4/ 5,059,285 5,883.183 116.28 1.720.016 1,624,055 94.42
Total Producers' 15.845.583 18.401.688 116.13 14,749,317 13,245,902 89.81


Includes Type 21 sold in other type areas.
Includes Type 37 sold in Type 21 and other type


Does not include country
Includes 15,562 pounds,


areas.


sales 15,562 pounds, $18,547 averaging $119.18.
$18,547 averaging $119.18 of Green River tobacco.









Table


5 Producers


sales,


18 -
value and average price by markets of fire-cured and dark air-cured tobacco.


MARKET AND STATE


19 7 6 CROP


SALES
(Pounds)


VALUE
(Dollars)


AVERAGE
PRICE
(Dollars)


1975


SALES
(Pounds)


VALUE
(Dollars)


CROP


AVERAGE
PRICE
(Dollars)


TYPE 21 -- VIRGINIA FIRE-CURED

Auction Sales
Virginia:
Blackstone 1,424,618 1,644,214 115.41 1,042,540 922,230 88.46
Farmville 1,779,450 2,158,813 121,32 1,662,104 1,554,219 93.51
Lynchburg 2.046.547 2,370,045 115.81 2 049.495 1.943,698 94.84
Total 5.250.615 6.173.072 117.57 4,754.139 4.420,147 92.97
Flue-cured Mkts. -- --
Total Type 21 5,250,615 6,173,072 117.57 4,754,139 4,420,147 92.97
TYPES 22 & 23 -- KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE FIRE-CURED
Auction Sales
Tennessee:
Clarksville 1,345,025 1,874,950 139.40 5,918,286 6,298,598 106.43
Springfield 1,129,682 1,628,752 144.18 5,128.712 5.515.269 107.54
Total Tennessee 2,474.707 3.503,702 141.58 11,046,998 11,813,867 106.94
Kentucky:
Hopkinsville 1,445,734 1,992,458 137.82 6,444,174 6,793,225 105.42
Mayfield 750,379 972,122 129.55 2,250,766 2,159,208 95.93
Murray 322,714 427,135 132.36 2.573,156 2.537,857 98.63
Total Kentucky 2,518,827 3,391,715 134.65 11.268,096 11,490.290 101.97
Total Auction 4.993,534 6,895,417 138.09 22,315,094 23,304.157 104.43
Country Sales 27,805,962 39.797.264 143.12 10.034.758 10.588,589 105.52
Total Types 22 & 23 32,799,496 46.692.681 142.36 32,349.852 33.892.746 104.77
TYPE 35 -- ONE SUCKER
Auction Sales
Kentucky
Franklin 1,481,970 1,720,549 116.10 2,060,064 1,838,804 89.26
Mayfield 621,870 661,875 106.43 697,160 571,378 81.96
Murray 152,872 172,008 112.52 131,238 110,082 83.88
Russellville 2.453.564 2.870.414 116.99 3,445.130 3,158,144 91.67
Total Kentucky 4.710.276 5.424.846 115.17 1I 6.361.298 5,698,300 89.58
Tennessee:
Springfield 700,752 822,193 117.33 1.321.578 1.222,803 92.f3
Total Auction 5,411,028 6,247,039 115.45 7.682.876 6.921,103 90.08
Country Sales 5,043,723 5,864,636 116.28 1.720.016 1.624,055 94.42
Total Type 35 10,454,751 12,111,675 115.85 9,402,892 8.545,158 90.88
TYPE 36 -- GREEN RIVER
Auction Sales
Kentucky:
Henderson 351,382 412,662 117.43 338,712 294,275 86.88
Madisonville 862,212 1,018,937 118.18 935,554 843,835 90.20
Owensboro 3,407,202 4,050,549 118.88 3.404.096 2,991.713 87.89
Total Type 36 2/ 4,620,796 5,482,148 118.64 4,678,362 4.129.823 88.27
TYPE 37 -- VIRGINIA SUN-CURED
Auction Sales
Virginia:
Richmond 701,162 736,832 105.09 627,661 537,540 85.64
Fire-cured Mkts. 52,396 52,211 99.65 40,402 33,381 82.62
Flue-cured Mkts. 916 275 30.02 -- -- --
Total Type 37 754,474 789,318 104.62 668.063 570.921 85.46


.,,-- -i r


..







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Table


6 Gross sales, value and average price by markets of fire-cured and dark air-cured tobacco.


1976 CROP 1975 CROP
AVERAGE AVERAGE
MARKET AND STATE SALES VALUE PRICE SALES VALUE PRICE
(Pounds) (Dollars) (Dollars) (Pounds) (Dollars) (Dollars)
TYPE 21 -- VIRGINIA FIRE-CURED
Virginia:
Blackstone 1,446,706 1,661,224 114.83 1,049,436 924,943 88.14
Farmville 1,821,844 2,203,798 120.97 1,676,298 1,561,887 93.17
Lynchburg 2,090,033 2,412,770 115.44 2.074.973 1.957.999 94.36
Total 5,358.583 6,277,792 117.15 4,800,707 4,444,829 92.59
Flue-cured Mkts. -- .
Total Type 21 5,358,583 6.277,792 117.15 47800,707 4,444.829 92.59
TYPE 22 & 23 -- KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE FIRE-CURED
Tennessee:
Clarksville 1,375,577 1,916,980 139.36 6,081,894 6,470,649 106.39
Springfield 1,175,944 1,692,255 143.91 5.214.666 5.604.106 107.47
Total Tennessee 2.551.521 3,609 235 141.45 11.296,560 12.074.755 106.89
Kentucky:
Hopkinsville 1,478,376 2,035,565 137.69 6,615,552 6,959,704 105.20
Mayfield 758,873 983,557 129.61 2,304,990 2,214,554 96.08
Murray 322,714 427,135 132.36 2.613,142 2.579.991 98.73
Total Kentucky 2,559,963 3,446,257 134.62 11.533.684 11.754.249 101.91
Total Types 22 & 23 5,111 484 7,055,492 138.03 22.830,244 23.829,004 104.37
TYPE 35 -- ONE SUCKER


Kentucky:
Franklin
Mayfield
Murray
Russellville
Total Kentucky
Tennessee:
Springfield
Total Type 35


1,505,
633,
152,
2,641,


1,740
672
172
3,090


115.61
106.14
112.52
117.00


2,123,880
700,546
132,236
3,629,686


1,898,544
574,543
111,120
3,320,968


89.39
82.01
84.03
91.49


I 4,933432 5,675,640 115.04 1 /6614,054 55925.067 89.58

729,038 852,426 116.92 1.369.032 1.266.315 92.50


5,662,470


6,528.066


115.29


7.,983,086


7.191,


90.08


TYPE 36 -- GREEN RIVER
Kentucky:
Henderson 355,340 417,086 117.38 340,686 296,142 86.93
Madisonville 864,040 1,021,131 118.18 935,554 843,835 90.20
Owensboro 3,751.218 4.461.455 118.93 3,434,616 3.020.029 87.93
Total Type 36 4.970.598 5.899 672 118.69 4.710.856 4.160,006 88.31
TYPE 37 -- VIRGINIA SUN-CURED
Virginia:
Richmond 704,396 737,996 104.77 633,037 541,464 85.53
Fire-cured Mkts. 52,906 52,509 99.25 41,038 33,750 82.24
Flue-cured Mkts. 916 275 30.02 -- -- -
Total Type 37 758.218 790.780 104.29 674.075 575.214 85.33


Includes special sale at Bowling Green, KY -


27,706 pounds,$19,892,


$71.80.








Table


Resales,


average


price and percentage of


gross


sales


by markets of fire-cured and dark


air-cured tobacco.


MARKET AND STATE


19 7 6


RESALES


(Pounds)


CROP


AVERAGE
PRICE

(Dollars)


PERCENT
OF GROSS

(Percent)


1975 CROP


RESALES


(Pounds)


AVERAGE
PRICE

(Dollars)


PERCENT
OF GROSS

(Percent)


TYPE 21 -- VIRGINIA FIRE-CURED
Virginia:
Blackstone 22,088 77.01 1.6 6,896 39.34 .7
Farmville 42,394 106.11 2.4 14,194 54.02 .8
Lynchburg 43,486 98.25 2.1 25.478 56.13 1.2
Total 107.968 96.99 21 46,568 53.00 1.0
Flue-cured Markets -- -- -- -- .--
Total Type 21 107,968 96.99 2.1 46,568 53.00 1.0
TYPES 22 & 23 -- KENTUCKY-TENNESSEE FIRE-CURED
Tennessee:
Clarksville 30,552 137.57 2.2 163,608 105.16 2.7
Springfield 46,262 137.27 3.9 85 954 103.35 1.6
Total Tennessee 76,814 137.39 3.0 249.562 104.54 2.2
Kentucky:
aHopkinsville 32,642 132.06 2.2 171,378 97.14 2.6
Mayfield 8,494 134.62 1.1 54,224 102.07 2.4
Murray -- -- -- 39,986 105.37 1.5
Total Kentucky 41,136 132.59 1.6 265.588 99.39 7.
Total Types 22 & 23 117,950 135.71 2.3 515,150 101.88 2.3
TYPE 35 -- ONE SUCKER
Kentucky:
Franklin 23,386 84.68 1.6 63,816 93.61 3.0
Mayfield 11,666 90.73 1.8 3,386 93.47 .5
Murray -- -- 998 104.01 .8
Russellville 188,104 117.17 7.1 184 556 88.28 5.1
Total Kentucky 223,156 112.39 4,5 252.756 89.71 3.8
Tennessee:
Springfield 28,286 106.88 3,9 47.454 91.69 3.5
Total Type 35 251,442 111.77 4.4 _300210 90.03 3.8
TYPE 36 -- GREEN RIVER
Kentucky:
Henderson 3,958 111.77 1.1 1,974 94.58 .6
Madisonville 1,828 120.02 .2 -- -- --
Owensboro 344,016 119.44 9.2 30 520 92.78 .9
Total Type 36 349,802 119.36 7.0 32,494 92.89 .7
TYPE 37 -- VIRGINIA SUN-CURED
Virginia:
Richmond 3,234 35.99 .5 5,376 72.99 .8
Fire-cured Markets 510 58.43 1.0 636 58.01 1.6
Flue-cured Markets -- --. -- -
Total Type 37 3.744 39.05 ,5 6.012 71.41 .9








Table


Auction sales warehouse charges on fire-cured and dark air-cured markets.


TYPE, MARKET Auction Commission on TYPE, MARKET Auction Commission on
AND STATE Fee Gross Sales AND STATE Fee Gross Sales

Per cwt. Percent Per cwt. Percent
Type 21 Type 35
Blackstone, VA 75C 3.00 Franklin, KY 50c 4.50
Farmville, VA 75c 3.00 Mayfield, KY 70c 5.25
Lynchburg, VA 75C 3.00 Murray, KY 70c 5.25
Russellville, KY 50 4.50
Type 22 Springfield, TN 50c 5.00
Clarksville, TN 50c 5.00 Type 3
Springfield, TN 50c 5.00 Henderson, KY $1.00 5.00
Hopkinsville, KY 50c 5.00 Madisonville, KY $1.00 5.00
Owensboro, KY $1.00 5.00
Type 23
Hayfield, KY 70c 5.25 Type 37
Murray, KY 70c 5.25 Richmond, VA 75c 4.00

Table 9 Average weight per basket of fire-cured and dark air-cured tobacco.

FIRE-CURED DARK AIR-CURED
Type 22 Type 23 Type 37
Crop Type 21 Eastern Western Type 35 Type 36 Virginia
Virginia District District One Sucker Green River Sun-cured
(Pounds) (Ponnd--
1968 147 378 381 281 226 152
1969 147 387 395 302 223 143
1970 152 377 377 283 225 144
1971 145 379 376 274 234 136
1972 142 393 382 287 248 135
1973 155 405 417 266 232 148
1974 152 396 274 262 157
1975 141 413 288 244 133
1976 154 378 260 268 143
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985



Table 10 Applicable loan level per pound of burley, fire-cured, dark air-cured and sun-cured tobacco.
I LOAN LEVEL LOAN LEVEL
Dark Dark
Crop Burley Fire-cured Air-cured Sun-cured Crop Burley Fire-cured Air-cured Sun-cured
31 21 23 35 36 37 31 21 23 35 36 37
cents - cents -
1968 63.5 43.1 38.3 38.3 1977 117.3 79.5 70.7 70.7
1969 65.8 44.6 39.7 39.7 1978
1970 68.6 46.6 41.4 41.4 1979
1971 71.5 48.5 43.1 43.1 1980
1972 74.9 50.8 45.2 45.2 1981
1973 78.9 53.5 47.6 47.6 1982
1974 85.8 58.2 51.8 51.8 1983
1975 96.1 65.2 58.0 58.0 1984
1976 109.3 74.1 65.9 65.9 1985







- 22 -


Table


11 Fire-cured and dark air-cured tobacco received under Government loan program and percentage
of net sales.


FIRE-CURED
Type 21 _Type 22 Type 23 Types 21-23
Percentage Percentage Percentage Percentage
Crop Receipts of Receipts of Receipts of Receipts of
Net Sales Net Sales Net Sales Net Sales


1,000
pounds
946
1,156
405
268
1,046
621
658
154
104
122
59
2


Percent
9.7
12.1
6.5
2.9
10.9
8.2
9.4
2.5
1.6
2.0
1.0
.05
.01
4.8
.9
1.6


1,000
pounds
3,630
5,670
9,164
4,612
1,789
5,427
760
402
1,699
31
36
2,172
191
576
56
9


Percent
11.3
17.4
25.2
13.8
6.8
18.0
3.3
1.6
6.6
0.1
0.1
8.7
1.2
3.7
.3
.2


1,000
pounds
1,481
2,961
3,880
2,602
506
902
63
3
162
0
1
624
9
124
44
2


Percent
13.7
24.7
29.5
21.6
5.0
8.9
1.0
.05
2.0
0
.01
10.3
.2
2.7
.9
.2


1,000
pounds
6,057
9,787
13,449
7,482
3,341
6,950
1,481
559
1,965
153
96
2,798
200
979
145
94


Percent
11.5
18.0
24.1
13.7
7.3
14.6
4.1
1.4
4.9
.4
0.2
7.9
.7
3.7
.5
.9


DARK AIR-CURED
Type 35 Type 36 Te 37 es 35-37


3,689
661
1,296
591
17
341
32
18


1,039
1,761
2,458
2,129
1,734
2,329
475
317
1,089
382
387
604
0
97
26
0








- 23 -


Table 12


- Season average prices per 100 pounds of tobacco by types in the
grades and schedule of loan rates 1976 crop. 1/


fire-cured area,


volume of


sales by


Group 1976 CR P Group 1 9 7 6 C RO P Group 1 9 7 6 C OP
and Season Loan and Season Loan [ and Season Loan
Grade Average Rate Sales / Grade Average Rate Sales 2 Grade Average Rate Sales 2/
(Dollars) (Pounds) (Dollars) (Pounds) (Dollars) (Pounds)

TYPE 21 -- VIRGINIA FIRE-CURED


Wrappers:
A1F 47
46
45
A2F 47
46
45
AID 47
46
45
A2D 47
46
45
Heavy Leaf
B1F 47
46
45
B2F 47
46
45
44
B3F 47
46
45
44
43
B4F 47
46
45
44
43
B5F 47
46
45
44
43
BID 47
46
45
B2D 47
46
45
44
B3D 47
46
45
44
43
B4D 47
46
45
44
43
B5D 47
46
45
44
43
B3M 47
46
45
44
43
B4M 47


2,564
61,868
112,804
19.078


,156
,592
,582
906
340
,068
,520
430
-


7,718
10,020
1,504


86
940
492


leavy Le,
B5M 47
46
45
44
43
B3G 47
46
45
44
43
B4G 47
46
45
44
43
B5G 47
46
45
44
43

Thin Le,
C1L 47
46
45
C2L 47
46
45
44
C3L 47
46
45
44
C4L 47
46
45
44
C5L 47
46
45
44
C1F 47
46
45
C2F 47
46
45
44
C3F 47
46
45
44
C4F 47
46
45
44
C5F 47
46
45
44
C2D 47
46
45


I


(Cont'd)


101
101
101
97
97
97
89
88
88
88
86
80
80
80
79
70
70
71
68
101
101
101
97
97
97
89
* 88
88
88
82
81
81
81
80
71
72
73
70
68
68
69


11,960
5.178


14.385


(Cont


20,544


119,492


-- INondescript:


I -- I~ I










Table 12


(cont


- Season


by grades


average


prices


per 100 pounds of




- 24
toba


rates 1976


cco by
crop.


in the fire-cured


area,


volume of


1976 CROP 1976 CROP 1 *_ 1976 CROP
Group Group Group
and Season Loan and Season Loan and Season Loan
Grade Average Rate Sales 2- Grade Average Rate Sales 2f Grade Average Rate Sales 2/
(Dollars) (Pounds)(Dollars) (Pounds (Dollars) (Pounds)
TYPES 22 and 23
____________KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE FIRE-CURED_____________________


Wrappers:
AIF 47 -- 10
46 169 10
45 -- 10
A2F 47 -- 10
46 164 10
45 -- 10
A3F 47 -- S
46 159 9
45 -- 9
AID 47 -- 10
46 -- 10
45 -- 10
A2D 47 -- 10
46 -- 10
45 -- 10
A3D 47 -- 9
46 151 9
45 -- 9
Heavy Leaf:
B1F 47 -- 9
46 -- 9
45 157 9
44 -- 8
B2F 47 -- 8
46 156 8
45 156 8
44 -- 8
B3F 47 151 8
46 152 8
45 151 8
44 150 8
43 -- 7
B4F 47 -- 7
46 150 7
45 150 7
44 -- 7
43 -- 6
B5F 47 -- 7
46 150 7
45 150 7
44 -- 7
43 -- 6
B3VF 47 -- 7
46 150 7
45 150 7
44 150 7
43 -- 6
B4VF 47 -- 7
46 150 7
45 149 7
44 149 7
43 -- 6
BSVF 47 -- 7
46 147 7
45 145 7
44 -- 6
43 -- 6
BID 47 -- 9
46 -- 9
45 -- 9
44 -- 8
See footnotes on Page 25.


-
28,089
--
-
31,221
-


8,594


-
--
1,879



741
1,327


38,083
1,251
-
2,919
89,276
22,317
1,095
-


61,672
24,241
478
-
-
2,728
5,059



37,393
40,117
6,188

1,067
57,711
46,802
3,763
--
-
2,996
3,409
818


Heavy Leaf
B2D 47
46
45
44
B3D 47
46
45
44
43
B4D 47
46
45
44
43
B5D 47
46
45
44
43
B3M 47
46
45
44
43
B4M 47
46
45
44
43
B5M 47
46
45
44
43
B3G 47
46
45
44
43
B4G 47
46
45
44
43
B5G 47
46
45
44

Thin Leaf:
CIL 47
46
45
44
C2L 47
46
45
44
C3L 47
46
45


(cont'd)
--

--
-

150
--



150
150
--1


146
148


---


87
87
87
83
84
84
84
80
74
76
76
76
73
66
71
71
71
67
61
76
76
76
72
67
71
71
71
67
60
66
66
66
61
56
76
76
76
72
64
71
71
71
67
59
66
66
66
61

93
93
93

89
90
90
90
87
86
86
86


1,987

--
7,885
- -
2,351
- -

8,516
1,230
1,590

-184-
-1-
184


-
6,219
5,557
583


24,656
24,006
12,558
-


9,324


--
5,860
4,838
2,477

1,574
27,399
31,055
12,388


1,704
5,784
4,061


Thin Leaf
C3L 44
43


i


(cont'd)
I


2,819
881


30,842
2,973


C4L 47
46
45
44
43
C5L 47
46
45
44
43
C1F 47
46
45
44
C2F 47
46
45
44
C3F 47
46
45
44
43
C4F 47
46
45
44
43
C5F 47
46
45
44
43
C3VF 47
46
45
44
43
C4VF 47
46
45
44
43
C5VF 47
46
45
44
43
CID 47
46
45
44
C2D 47
46
45
44
C3D 47
46
45


93,400
11,065
458

21,822
49,231
1,961

--
57,523
32,138
2,052
-<--
845
84,259
32,265
7,994
-


41,281
55,217
1.990


2,428


:--
29,734
7.975


Continued


99,595
27,423
2.122







- 25 -


Table 12 (cont'd) Season average prices per 100 pounds of tobacco by types in the fire-cured
sales by grades and schedule of loan rates 1976 crop. 1/


area,


volume of


Group 1976 CROP Group 1976 CROP Group 1976 CROP
and Season Loan and Season Loan and Season Loan
Grade Average Rate Sales 2/ Grade Average Rate Sales 2/ Grade Average Rate Sales 2/
(Dollars) (Pounds) (Dollars) (Pounds) (Dollars) (Pounds)
TYPES 22 and 23
__________KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE FIRE-CURED (Cont'd) _____ _________
C3D 644 76 396 C5M 45 139 70 70,345 XFl -- 78 883
43 -- 70 44 134 68 29,791 X2F 150 76 6,076
C4D 47 72 43 -- 59 646 X3F 150 74 [9,944
46 150 72 15,675 C3G 47 -- 72 -- X4F 146 70 26,200
45 147 72 29,797 46 150 72 8,976 X5F 141 68 6,924
44 149 70 3,770 45 147 72 2,704 X3VF 147 70 70,554
43 -- 64 1,434 44 -- 69 1,741 X4VP 144 67 159,814
C5D 47 -5 69 -- 43 64 X5VF 135 63 82,783
46 150 69 4658 C4G 47 -- 68 431 X1D 76 --
45 145 69 10,888 46 146 1 68 71,137 X2D -- 73 1,511
44 -- 67 1,736 45 145 68 106,848 X3D -- 69 462
43 60 -- 44 146 64 15,734 X4D 146 67 4.507
C3m 47 -- 77 -- 43 -- 59 386 X5D 143 64 4,889
46 151 77 15,280 C5G 47 -- 63 669 X3M 149 68 5,831
45 150 77 5,130 46 137 63 69,091 X4M 137 65 50,684
44 74 176 45 138 63 100,710 X5M 124 62 67,643
43 -- 68 -- 44 134 60 20,068 X3G 147 66 5,973
C4M 47 -- 72 -- 43 -- 57 802 X4G 136 60 292,493
46 149 72 47,921 Lugs: X5G 124 57 435,211
45 147 72 126,761 X1L -- 79 -- Nondescript:
44 145 71 33,024 X2L -- 77 184 NIL 117 60 12,129
43 65 597 X3L -- 75 619 N1D 129 54 15,545
C5M 47 70 -- X4L 147 70 1,888 N1G 108 [ 52 286,866
46 146 70 7,303 X5L 141 68 4,420 N2 81 46 109,039


Averages based on auction sales, including Association deliveries at advance.
Data on pounds show only the approximate quantity of tobacco contained in each
an accurate record of sales.


grade


Continued --


and are








- 26


Table 12


(cont'd) Season average prices per 100
sales by grades and schedule


Sounds of tobacco by types in the dark air-cured area, volume of
of loan rates 1976 crop. 1/


Group 1 9 7 6 CROP Group 1 976 CROP I Group 1 9 7 6 CR 0 P
and Season Loan j and Season Loan and Season Loan
Grade Average Rate Sales 2/ Grade Average Rate Sales 2 Grade Average Rate Sales 2
(Dollars) (Pounds) (Dollars) (Pounds) (Dollars) (Pounds)

TYP____ i 35 -- OH8 SUCK


Wrappers:
AlF 46
45
A2F 46
45
A3F 46
45
AIR 46
45
A2R 46
45
A3R 46
45
Heavy Leaf:
B1F 46
45
44
B2F 46
45
44
B3F 46
45
44
B4F 46
45
44
B5F 46
45
44
BIR 46
45
44
B2R 46
45
44
B3R 46
45
44
84R 46
45
44
B5R 46
45
44
BID 46
45
44
B2D 46
45
44
B3D 46
45
44
B4D 46
45
44
B5D 46
45
44
B3M 46
45
44
B4M 46
45


9,040


13,258
1,971
-
102,321
10.049


Thin Leaf:
C1L 46
45
44
C2L 46
45
44
C3L 46
45
44
C4L 46
45
44
C5L 46
45
44
C1F 46
45
44
C2F 46
45
44
C3F 46
45
44
C4F 46
45
44
C5F 46
45
44
CIR 46
45
44
C2R 46
45
44
C3R 46
45
44
C4R 46
45
44
C5R 46
45
44
C3M 46
45
44
C4M 46


(cont'd)
120
-
120
120
119
114

120
120
111
118
118
118


-
--*-

14,490
---

9,082
4,541
--
11,997
5,356
460
-
1,277
842



114,301
5,379


40.064


Thin Leaf
C4M 45
44
C5M 46
45
44
C3G 46
45
44
C4G 46
45
44
C5G 46
45
44
Tips:
T3F
T4F
T5F
T3R
T4R
T5R
T3D
T4D
T5D
T3M
T4M
T5M
T3G
T4G
T5G


i(cont'd)
119
119
120
119
119
--
120

118
119
120
115
118
119


fNondescri
NIL
SN2L
NIR
N2R
N1G
N 2G


96,013
26,760
3,952
20,383
7,809

2,588
845
11,131
29,098
5,998
18,586
16,377
4,916


1,154


1,488
---
82,279
138,857
163,986
35,335
227,811
314.944


59 19,676
51 11,555
51 19,024
47 8,153
48 267,437
45 175,620


l










- 27 -


Table 12 (cont'd)


- Season average prices per 100 pounds of tobacco by types in the dark air-cured area, volume of
sales by grades and schedule of loan rates 1976 crop. 1/


1976CROP 1976 CROP 1976 CROP
Group Group group
and Season Loan and Season Loan and Season Loan
Grade Average Rate Sales 2/ Grade Average Rate Salea 2/ Grade Average Rate Sales 2/


Wrappers:
AlF 46
45
A2F 46
45
A3P 46
45
AIR 46
45
A2R 46
45
A3R 46
45


(Dollars)


Heavy Leaf:
BlF 46 -- 88
45 -- 88
44 85
B2F 46 120 83
45 120 83
44 -- 82
B3F 46 120 79
45 119 79
44 120 77
B4F 46 118 73
45 119 73
44 120 72
B5F 46 -- 67
45 -- 67
44 66
BIR 46 -- 87
45 -- 87
44 -- 85
B2R 46 -- 82
45 -- 82
44 -- 81
B3R 46 120 77
45 119 77
44 120 76
B4R 46 119 72
45 119 72
44 119 71
B5R 46 116 67
45 -- 67
44 120 66
BID 46 -- 87
45 -- 87
44 -- 85
B2D 46 -- 82
45 -- 82
44 -- 81
B3D 46 77
45 -- 77
44 -- 76
B4D 46 -- 72
45 -- 72
44 -- 71
B5D 46 -- 64
45 -- 64
44 63
B3M 46 120 73
45 120 73
44 -- 72


(Pounds)


12,626
2.058


(Dollars)


TYPE 36 -- GREEN RIVER


Heavy Leaf
B4M 44
BSM 46
45
44
B3G 46
45
44
B4G 46
45
44
BSG 46
45
44
Thin Leaf:
C1L 46
45
44
C2L 46
45
44
C3L 46
45
44
C4L 46
45
44
C5L 46
45
44
C1F 46
45
44
C2F 46
45
44
C3F 46
45
44
C4F 46
45
44
C5F 46
45
44
C1R 46
45
44
C2R 46
45
44
C3R 46
45
44
C4R 46
45
44
C5R 46
45
44
C3M 46
45


(cont'd
120
120
120
120
121
120
*--
119
120

120
118


120
120
--1
120
120
117
120
119
120
120
119
119
120
120


(Pounds)


7,068
2,555
12,161
2,013
6,289
7,686
671
14,464


11,000
744
596
-


5,688


29,784
8.663


,in Leaf
C4M 45
44
C5M 46
45
44
C3G 46
45
44
C4G 46
45
44
C5G 46
45
44


Nondes
NIL
N2L
N1R
N2R


(Dollars)


(Pounds)


178.881


2,114
17,304
8,373
380
8,378
6.083


4,241
44,948
32,004
14,883

125


59 3,804
51 12,373
51 10,221
47 404











(cont'd) Season average prices per 100 pounds of tobacco by types in the


sales


by grades and schedule of loan rates 1976 crop. 1/


_______ 1976 CROP ______ 1976 CROP 1976 CROP
Group Group Group
and Season Loan and Season Loan and Season Loan
Grade Average Rate Sales 2/ Grade Average Rate Sales 2/ Grade Average Rate Sales 2/


Wrappers:
A1F 46
45 118
44
A2F 46 --
45 118
44 --
A3F 46 --
45 --
44 --
AIR 46 --
45 --
44 --
A2R 46 --
45 --
44 --
A3R 46 --
45 --
44 --
Heavy Leaf
B1F 46 --
45 122
44 --
B2F 46 --
45 120
44 115
B3F 46 --
45 116
44 116
B4F 46 --
45 114
44 112
B5F 46 --
45 115
44 108
B1R 46 --
45 --
44 --
B2R 46 --
45 --
44 --
B3R 46 --
45 115
44 117
B4R 46 --
45 111
44 114
B5R 46 --
45 --
44 --
BID 46 --
45 --
44 --
B2D 46 --
45 --
44 --
B3D 46 --
45 --
44 --
B4D 46 --
45 --
44 --


(Dollars)


(Pounds)


TYPE 37


B3M 45
44
B4M 46
45
44
B5M 46
45
44
B3G 46
45
44
B4G 46
45
44
B5G 46
45
44
Thin Le
C1L 46
45
44
C2L 46
45
44
C3L 46
45
44
C4L 46
45
44
C5L 46
45
44
C1F 46
45
44
C2F 46
45
44
C3F 46
45
44
C4F 46
45
44
C5F 46
45
44
C1R 46
45
44
C2R 46
45
44
C3R 46
45
44
C4R 46
45
44
C5R 46


(Dollars) (P
VIRGINIA SUN-CURED


ounds)


C3M 44
C4M 46
45
44
C5M 46
45
44
C3G 46
45
44
C4G 46
45
44
C5G 46
45
44


(Dollars)


script


(Pounds)


365

2,508
10,769

516
502


178

3,704
9,120

1,216
3,960


918
6,888
10,932
712


766
nfl-


darb aircured area, volume of


Table 12









Table 13


29 -
- Average prices per 100 pounds of tobacco by weeks on representative grades for the Virginia
fire-cured markets and season averages. 1/


.______________ TYPE 21 -- VIRGINIA FIRE-CURED
Group W WEE K ENDIN G: -m 1976 1975
and Dec. 2 Dec. 16 Jan. 13 Jan. 19 Feb 24 Crop Crop
Grade 2/ 1976 1976 1977 1977 1977 Average Averae
(Dollars) (Dollars) (Dollars)

Heavy Leaf:
B2F 46 128 140 -- -- -- 140 106
45 124 143 141 152 149 142 105
B3F 45 121 139 138 148 138 135 102
44 118 138 134 143 133 132 103
B4F 45 117 136 129 138 128 128 99
44 117 132 130 132 126 127 99
B3D 45 122 135 142 133 101
B4D 44 -- 122 130 -- -- 122 98
B4M 44 109 125 122 116 118 120 94
B4G 45 -- 127 125 110 121 95
S44 109 126 126 -- 112 118 94
Thin Leaf :
C1L 46 -- 150 -- -- 156 152 111
C2L 45 125 140 141 151 145 140 106
C3L 46 -- 135 137 142 138 136 102
45 118 137 135 144 140 135 105
44 118 137 135 -- 137 132 103
C4L 45 114 132 128 131 128 127 103
44 113 133 125 127 126 125 99
C5L 45 107 124 105 -- 108 113 95
C2F 46 141 144 -- 150 143 106
45 127 142 143 -- 150 140 106
C3F 46 124 137 137 -- 139 136 103
45 120 139 137 143 142 136 104
44 117 138 134 141 135 133 103
C4F 45 117 134 129 133 130 129 101
44 117 133 128 131 127 127 100
C5F 45 111 127 125 -- -- 121 93
C4M 45 109 126 121 114 116 120 95
44 109 127 118 114 114 118 95
C5M 44 103 111 -- -- 90 100 86
C4G 45 115 125 114 -- 113 117 92
44 105 125 115 116 110 115 94
C5G 44 96 120 107 95 94 104 85
Lugs:
X3L 110 130 119 124 119 120 97
X4L 103 125 108 109 105 112 93
X5L 94 -- 92 92 93 103 87
X3F 114 131 124 129 123 124 97
X4F 107 127 116 120 109 117 92
X5F 98 124 101 98 95 107 85
X3M 103 125 112 -- 109 111 95
X4M 101 118 101 106 100 106 88
X5M 92 118 89 96 86 99 81
X4G 101 128 105 111 100 111 86
X5G 94 122 95 98 88 101 80
Nondescript:
N1L 87 90 73 80 67 78 71
N1G 88 98 77 79 72 84 70
N2 70 69 54 49 46 55 53
1 --- iii i -.1 ,- 1-


Continued --


Averages based on auction sa
les, including Association deliveries at advance prices.
For key to standard grade marks, see brief of classifications on Page 5.









(cont'd) Average prices per 100
Kentucky and Tennessee


30 -
pounds of tobacco by weeks on representative grades for the
fire-cured markets and season averages. I/


Group 1977 WEE K END IN G: 1976 1975
and Jan. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Mar. Mar. Mar. Mar. Crop Crop
Grade 2/ 26 2 9 16 23 2 9 16 23 Average Avera1e
(Dollars) (Dollars) (Dollars)

Wrappers:
AlF 46 -- -- -- -- 173 168 168 -- 169 118
A2F 46 .--- --. -- -- 164 164 165 164 118
Heavy Leaf:
B2F 46 -- -- -- -- 154 -- 154 158 154 156 112
B3F 46 154 -- 150 -- 151 151 152 152 153 152 110
B4F 46 150 143 150 -- 151 150 150 150 153 150 109
45 149 149 150 -- 150 150 151 149 151 150 108
M 46 -- -- 150 150 -- 150 148 149 107
45 -- 150 149 148 149 147 104
B3VF 46 -- -- 150 150 150 150 150 150 150 150 110
45 -- -- 149 150 150 150 151 -- 150 150 108
B4VF 46 -- 150 150 150 150 150 150 -- 150 106
45 150 -- 148 -- 150 150 149 147 -- 149 107
G 46 149 -- 150 -- 148 150 148 150 146 149 106
45 -- -- 148 -- 148 149 149 -- 149 102
Thin Leaf:
C2F 46 -- -- 153 -- 156 158 154 -- -- 155 112
C3F 46 150 -- 152 153 151 152 155 152 110
45 149 150 -- 150 -- 150 151 150 150 109
C4F 46 149 149 150 150 150 150 150 150 151 150 109
45 148 149 149 -- 150 150 150 149 150 149 109
C5 46 148 150 150 150 149 -- 148 107
45 -- -- 150 145 150 149 150 149 148 105
C3D 46 -- -- 151 150 153 150 151 154 -- 152 109
C4D 46 149 -- 150 -- 149 150 150 107
45 -- 150 149 -- 150 150 148 -- 147 105
C3M 46 -- 151 -- 150 -- 150 -- -- 151 108
C4M 46 146 149 150 149 150 149 148 148 149 105
45 145 143 150 147 148 147 147 149 147 106
44 -- -- 138 150 146 148 146 149 145 106
C5M 45 138 129 -- 138 -- 142 -- 146139 100
44- -- 137 130 142 137 127 134 91
C3VF 46 150 150 150 153 151 151 150 151 110
45 -- 150 150 -- 150 150 150 110
C4VF 46 147 148 149 149 150 150 150 148 150 149 107
45 146 148 148 150 149 150 149 149 149 149 106
C5VF 46 -- -- 147 149 147 150 149 148 148 148 103
45 -- -- -- 150 150 148 148 147 148 103
C4G 46 -- -- 145 147 148 148 149 142 148 146 105
45 146 145 144 146 148 146 147 145 145 101
44 .-- -- 146 -- 148 141 -- 146 100
C5G 46 -- 146 140 144 137 142 142 130 130 137 92
45 137 137 147 138 140 135 136 140 138 95
Lug44 -- -39 -- 137 144 131 129 -- 134 83
Lugs:
X3F a -- 149 -- 150 150 150 150 150 106
X4F -- -- 140 142 147 147 149 148 143 146 102
X4M -- 135 133 139 142 142 131 147 137 89
XsM -- 125 120 132 121 131 124 79
X3VF 147 149 147 150 142 148 150 147 103
X4VF 143 142 144 144 144 145 146 144 98
X5VF 136 136 138 135 138 135 135 130 139 135 87
X4G 130 133 135 139 140 136 135 133 136 136 88
15G 123 132 124 133 130 127 126 111 118 124 76
Nondescrinor


Table 13


22 b 21 ~rdnr b~m ~aapa ~tan


TPPES










Table


13 (cont'd) Average prices per 100 pounds of tobacco by weeks on representative grades for One
Sucker markets and season averages. 1/


TYPE 35


-- ONE SUCKER


Group 1976-77 WEEK ENDING: 1976 1975
and Dec. Dec. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Feb. Mar. Crop Crop
Grade 2/ 12 16 7 14 21 28 4 23 Average Average
(D o 1 ar s) (Dollars) (Dollars)
Heavy Leaf:
B2F 46 118 -- 121 120 -- 121 121 -- 120 103
B3F 46 118 120 120 120 121 121 121 121 120 103
45 118 119 121 120 -- 121 121 -- 120 102
B4F 46 117 120 121 120 121 121 121 121 121 100
45 118 120 120 120 121 121 121 121 120 98
B3R 46 118 120 121 120 -- 121 121 121 120 102
45 118 -- 120 120 -- -- -- -- 119 102
B4R 46 118 120 -- 120 121 -- -- 121 120 100
45 117 119 120 -- 121 -- 121 -- 119 96
B4M 45 117 120 -- 120 121 120 121 121 119 --
Thin Leaf:
C2F 46 118 120 121 -- -- 121 121 122 120 103
C3F 46 118 120 120 120 121 121 121 121 120 102
45 118 120 120 120 121 121 121 121 120 103
C4F 46 118 120 120 120 121 121 121 121 120 101
45 118 120 120 120 121 121 121 121 120 100
C3R 46 118 120 120 -- -- -- -- 121 119 102
45 118 120 120 120 -- -- -- -- 119 100
C4R 46 118 120 120 120 -- -- -- -- 119 97
45 118 120 120 120 121 121 121 121 119 96
C4M 46 118 120 120 -- -- 121 121 120 97
45 117 120 120 120 -- 121 121 121 119 93
C4G 45 117 120 119 -- -- 121 -- 119 93
Lugs:
X2F 118 118 120 120 121 -- 121 -- 120 102
X3F 118 120 120 120 121 121 121 121 119 100
X4F 116 120 120 120 121 121 121 121 119 92
X5F -- 118 118 120 -- 121 121 121 120 86
X3R 117 119 120 120 121 -- -- -- 118 97
X4R 116 120 118 120 -- -- 121 -- 118 87
X5R 114 118 117 117 121 -- -- 116 74
X3M 116 120 120 120 -- 121 121 -- 119 97
X4M 115 118 120 120 121 121 121 121 118 86
X5M 101 117 119 119 121 118 121 121 116 78
X3G 118 119 120 -- 121 -- -- -- 119 90
X4G 114 119 117 119 121 121 117 121 118 77
X5G 110 115 115 115 121 120 115 120 115 66
Nondescript:
NIL 108 110 113 116 -- 119 -- -- 114 70
N1G 107 113 108 108 119 116 110 116 111 58
N2G 100 102 90 108 119 107 99 105 103 54


prices.


Continued --


Averages based on auction sales including Association deliveries at advance
For key to standard grade marks, see brief of classifications on Page 6.










Table 13


32 -
(cont'd) Average prices per 100 pounds of tobacco by weeks on representative grades for Green
River markets and season averages. 1/


TYPE 36 -- GREEN RIVER
Group 1976-77 WEEK ENDING: 1976 1975
and Dec. Dec. Dec. Jan. Jan. Jan. Feb. Crop Crop
Grade 2/ 6 13 16 10 24 31 8 Average Average
(Do 1 1 ar s)- (Dollars) (Dollars)

Heavy Leaf:
B3F 46 120 120 120 120 120 -- -- 120 99
45 116 120 -- 120 -- -- -- 119 99
B3R 46 119 121 -- 120 -- 120 -- 120 99
B4R 45 115 120 120 120 120 -- -- 119 97
Thin Leaf:
C3F 46 119 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 99
45 119 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 99
C4F 46 116 120 120 120 120 120 120 119 99
45 117 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 97
44 118 120 120 120 120 120 -- 120 96
C3R 46 118 120 120 120 120 -- -- 120 99
45 118 120 120 120 120 -- -- 120 98
C4R 46 116 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 98
45 116 120 120 120 120 120 120 119 98
44 118 120 120 120 120 -- 120 120 j 96
C3M 46 114 120 120 120 120 -- -- 120 99
45 -- 120 120 120 120 -- -- 120 100
C4M 46 -- 120 120 120 120 120 -- 119 98
45 116 120 120 120 120 120 120 120 95
44 115 119 120 120 120 120 -- 119 92
C5M 45 -- 116 120 120 120 120 -- 119 88
C4G 46 116 120 120 120 -- 120 -- 119 95
45 116 119 120 120 120 120 120 119 96
Lugs:
X3F 114 120 120 120 120 120 120 119 97
X3R 112 120 120 120 120 -- 119 97
X4R 112 119 120 120 -- 120 -- 118 89
X3M 114 119 120 120 120 -- -- 119 94
X4M 108 118 120 120 120 120 120 118 89
X5M 104 116 120 120 120 120 120 117 80
X4G 109 118 120 120 120 120 120 119 85
X5G 103 116 120 120 120 120 120 116 71
Nondescript:
NIG 96 113 120 119 120 118 119 114 65
N2G 94 108 119 118 117 99 120 112 54


Averages based on auction sales,
For key to standard grade marks,


including Association deliveries a
see brief of classifications on Pa


t advance prices.
ge 6.


Continued --









Table 13


(cont'd)


- Average prices per 100 pounds of tobacco by weeks on representative grades for the
Virginia sun-cured market and season averages. 1/


TYPE 37 --


VIRGINIA SUN-CURED


Group 1976-77 WEEK END IN G: 1976 1975
and Dee. 10 Dec. 17 Jan. 21 Jan. 28 Crop Crop
Grade 2/ Average Average
(Do 1 l ar ) a--- (Dollars) (Dollars)

Heavy Leaf:
B3F 45 114 116 121 118 116 102
44 114 118 120 -- 116 100
B4F 45 110 114 117 114 114 98
44 108 113 116 113 112 97
B4G 44 -- 111 113 109 111 92
Thin Leaf:
C3F 45 115 118 121 120 118 103
44 113 118 -- 116 116 101
C4F 45 111 -- 116 115 114 98
44 109 112 115 114 112 97
C4M 44 104 109 -- 107 --_
Lugs:
X4L 104 107 -- 105 91
X4F 102 -- 106 -- 104 91
X3M 106 -- 106 -- 107 94
X4M 99 102 99 -- 100 89
X5M 94 -- 89 -- 93 84
X4G 98 100 95 91 97 85
X5G 87 89 89 87 88 78
Nondescript:
NIG 70 -- 88 60 76 67
1/ Averages based on auction sales including Association deliveries at advance prices. ****
2/ For key to standard grade marks, see brief of classification on Page 6.








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Table


Percentage of sales by group for fire-cured and dark air-cured types


Crop A B C T ondes- Msell-
Year Wrappers Heavy Leaf Thin Leaf Tips Lugs script aneous
Pet. Pet. Pet. Pct. Pet. Pct. Pct.
* _TYPE 21 __
1967 .4 38.5 19.8 N.A. 24.6 7.4 9.3
1968 .3 35.4 26.7 N.A. 26.6 5.2 5.8
1969 .8 37.3 26.2 N.A. 23.4 4.8 7.5
1970 .3 29.8 35.5 N.A. 19.9 6.0 8.5
1971 .7 42.4 19.8 N.A. 23.9 4.3 8.9
1972 .4 30.6 36.6 N.A, 20.8 3.5 8.1
1973 .3 25.9 42.6 N.A. 23.5 4.2 3.4
1974 .4 26.5 34.9 N.A. 20.3 9.9 8.0
1975 .2 19.1 44.0 N.A. 24.6 5.6 6.5
1976 .2 1f.Q 41.5 N.A. ?Q<.0 A 4.2
TYPE 22
1967 3.9 45.2 15.7 N.A. 31.7 1.7 1.8
1968 3.2 41.0 23.2 N.A. 29.6 .9 2.1
1969 1.9 39.6 19.5 N.A. 34.2 2.2 2.6
1970 1.6 41.4 22.3 N.A. 30.8 2.0 1.9
1971 3.5 40.4 22.5 N.A. 29.8 1.9 1.9
1972 1.9 40.7 21.9 N.A. 28.1 4.5 2.9
1973 1.6 33.5 26.9 N.A. 32.4 2.4 3.2
2/1974 1.9 21.1 32.9 N.A. 29.6 9.2 6.3
1975 1.8 17.8 42.8 N.A. 32.0 3.3 2.3
1976 1.7 13.2 38.7 N.A. 24.1 7.5 14.8
TYPE 23
1967 -- 23.1 32.4 N.A. 35.4 6.1 3.0
1968 -- 22.1 38.4 N.A. 33.6 1.9 4.0
1969 -- 35.7 20.2 N.A. 33.8 4.4 5.9
1970 -- 30.6 29.5 N.A. 32.4 3.7 3.8
1971 -- 27.1 32.0 N.A. 32.0 3.1 5.8
1972 -- 24.0 35.5 N.A. 31.2 7.0 2.3
1973 -- 29.8 33.1 N.A. 31.2 1.6 4.3
1974 -- -- -- N.A. -- -- --
1975 -- -- -- N.A. -- -- --
1976 -- -
TYPE 35
1967 5.6 21.3 19.0 .2 32.7 12.2 9.0
1968 4.6 22.4 25.6 .1 33.2 9.4 4.7
1969 1.2 30.1 17.9 1/ 34.8 10.2 5.8
1970 .7 18.3 25.9 1/ 28.8 11.7 14.6
1971 .9 21.2 20.1 1/ 26.8 15.8 15.2
1972 1.5 17.7 26.4 .1 32.4 9.2 12.7
1973 .7 17.3 31.1 .1 35.4 6.7 8.7
1974 .4 25.3 25.3 .2 29.5 12.1 7.2
1975 1.0 21.8 33.8 .1 32.1 4.8 6.4
1976 .1 25.1 32.5 .5 28.0 8.8 5.0
TYPE 36
1967 -- 29.0 21.5 2.7 24.6 15.4 6.8
1968 -- 34.7 21.5 1.2 29.0 10.4 3.2
1969 -- 32.1 19.4 1.3 27.2 15.7 4.3
1970 -- 26.8 25.9 .7 23.7 10.0 12.9
1971 -- 26.6 25.2 .4 26.7 8.3 12.8
1972 -- 12.8 38.1 .8 22.2 10.7 15.4
1973 -- 18.1 37.0 1.8 29.3 6.7 7.1
1974 -- 21.1 36.0 .7 23.8 8.5 9.9
1975 -- 8.4 47.8 .6 27.2 10.4 5.6
1976 -- 9.6 53.2 1.5 23.8 10.3 1.6
TYPE 37
1967 .1 28.9 19.2 3.4 34.2 7.0 7.2
1968 -- 32.9 16.2 3.2 33.9 4.3 9.5
1969 .2 34.1 21.0 1.3 27.8 5.8 9.8
1970 .2 23.9 27.1 1.1 28.9 3.6 15.2
1971 .1 41.0 9.4 .6 28.3 3.2 17.4








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Table 14 (cont'd) Percentage of
Crop 1 2
Year I Choice I Fine


Pet.


sales


by quality for fire-cured and dark air-cured types
3 4 5 Nondes-
Good Fair Low script
Pet. Pct. Pct. Pet.


Mfacelli
aneous


_TYPE 21
1967 1.5 6.6 19.7 35.5 20.0 7.4 9.3
1968 1.7 7.6 24.0 39.4 16.3 5.2 5.8
1969 1.9 9.1 23.0 38.4 15.3 4.8 7.5
1970 1.5 8.3 21.4 35.9 18.4 6.0 8.5
1971 1.9 9.0 24.8 36.7 14.4 4.3 8.9
1972 1.8 8.1 27.1 39.6 11.8 3.5 8.1
1973 3.8 11.9 30.2 33.7 12.7 4.2 3.4
1974 2.3 7.8 22.9 31.6 17.5 9.9 8.0
1975 2.9 8.5 27.8 33.9 14.9 5.6 6.4
1976 1.2 5.A 277. 41.3 1. 5 6.2 A 1
TYPE 22
1967 1.6 7.7 37.5 37.8 11.9 1.7 1.8
1968 2.8 12.4 42.3 32,7 6.8 .9 2.1
1969 1.2 7.3 36.1 36.6 14.0 2.2 2.6
1970 1.6 8.9 35.6 38.4 11.6 2.0 1.9
1971 3.1 9.5 28.4 41.4 13.8 1.9 1.9
1972 2.4 9.1 28.0 37.4 15.7 4.5 2.9
1973 2.3 9.1 31.6 37.6 13.7 2.4 3.2
2/ 1974 1.5 4.1 20.8 35.3 22.8 9.2 6.3
1975 1.6 6.9 24.5 46.3 15.1 3.3 2.3
1976 .9 2.6 13.0 41.2 70.1 7.5 14.7
TYPE 23
1967 .1 1.8 16.3 47.0 25.7 6.1 3.0
1968 1.5 7.0 33.7 38.0 13.9 1.9 4.0
1969 .2 4.0 28.0 36.2 21.3 4.4 5.9
1970 .6 4.2 25.7 41.9 20.1 3.7 3.8
1971 .4 2.9 20.1 48.9 18.8 3.1 5.8
1972 .1 3.3 15.0 46.7 25.6 7.0 2.3
1973 .7 11.2 39.2 35.4 7.6 1.6 4.3
1974 -- -- -- -- --
1975 -- ....-- -- -- -- -- -
1..7 6- -- .. .. ..-. .. .
TYPE 35


TYPE 36


TYPE


U~~ fl 1 I% I %fl I I*I


I rn r









Table 14 (cont'd)


.iqL.


- Percentage


of sales


40.5


by color for fire-cured and dark air-cured types.
-R DI-M -G -TNon.


Pct.


Misc.


SI TYPe*21 _______I_____ ____


TYPE


1975 1.3 26.8 42.9 N.A. 4.8 4.1 14.5 3.3 2.3
1976 .3 14.4 17.4 N.A. 3.3 18.2 2.2 7.5 14.7
TYPE 23
1967 .1 13.7 27.8 N.A. 6.8 22.0 20.5 6.1 3.0
1968 .6 24.7 36.2 N.A. 3.4 6.9 22.3 1.9 4.0
1969 -- 21.2 29.6 N.A. 7.8 4.9 26.2 4.4 5.9
1970 .2 17.7 35.0 N.A. 5.7 8.9 25.0 3.7 3.8
1971 .2 18.1 38.4 N.A. 8.2 4.1 22.1 3.1 5.8
1972 .2 17.4 45.8 N.A. 2.6 6.3 18.4 7.0 2.3
1973 .2 22.7 55.3 N.A. 4.5 2.3 9.2 1.6 4.3
1974 N.A. -- a- -a --
1975 -- -- N.A. -- -- -
1976-- -- N -- --
___________ __________TYPE 35___________
1967 .3 N.A. 20.2 24.0 1.0 14.2 19.1 12.2 9.0
1968 .4 N.A. 23.5 30.3 .6 11.3 19.8 9.4 4.7
1969 .3 N.A. 12.2 31.1 5.0 10.5 24.9 10.2 5.8
1970 .1 N.A. 13.7 33.7 .9 10.5 14.8 11.7 14.6
1971 .2 N.A. 14.6 27.4 .7 10.6 15.5 15.8 15.2
1972 .4 N.A. 23.5 30.7 .5 8.8 14.2 9.2 12.7
1973 1.5 N.A. 24.6 28.0 .6 13.4 16.4 6.7 8.7
1974 .2 N.A. 24.0 34.0 .2 8.2 14.1 12.1 7.2
1975 .3 N.A. 32.9 35.9 .1 4.5 14.9 4.8 6.6
1976 1 .8.2 N.A. 39.8 18.2 .1 1t.7 1A.2 ft 4 O
~~~~__^________ ___________ _____TYPE 36_______________________________
1967 .1 N.A. 13.7 21.8 .6 20.8 20.8 15.4 6.8
1968 .2 N.A. 19.0 24.1 .7 21.8 20.6 10.4 3.2
1969 .6 N.A. 13.4 21.1 1.4 21.9 21.6 15.7 4.3
1970 .2 N.A. 16.7 26.2 .9 15.4 17.7 10.0 12.9
1971 .7 N.A. 25.9 26.5 1.8 11.9 12.1 8.3 12.8
1972 3.8 N.A. 26.0 17.9 .2 14.5 11.5 10.7 15.4
1973 3.1 N.A. 35.1 21.9 .8 15.3 9.9 6.7 7.1
1974 1.4 N.A. 28.0 21.6 1.7 8.6 20.4 8.5 9.9
1975 3.5 N.A. 26.3 13.6 .1 21.5 19.0 10.4 5.6
1976 1.0 NA 24.3 21.0 .1 23.0 18. 10.l 1 7
TYPE 37
1967 2.4 N.A. 30.6 15.3 .1 14.3 23.1 7.0 7.2
1968 3.2 N.A. 38.4 5.0 -- 16.4 23.2 4.3 9.5
1969 2.1 N.A. 42.1 6.1 -- 10.0 24.1 5.8 9.8
1970 8.9 N.A. 44.1 1.9 -- 14.4 11.9 3.6 15.2
i971 .3 N.A. 47.9 15.0 -- 5.9 10.3 3.2 17.4
1972 2.6 N.A. 60.4 2.5 -- 7.4 13.6 3.1 10.4
Q71 0 i- t i e n # a S


1974


E~f~'~L










Table


Wrappers:
A1F 47
46
45
44
A2F 47
46
45
44
A3F 47
46
45
44
Total AF
AIR 47
46
45
44
A2R 47
46
45
44
A3R 47
46
45
44
Total AR
AID 47
46
45
A2D 47
46
45
A3D 47
46
45
Total AD
rotal A


B1F 47
46
45
44
B2F 47
46
45
44
B3F 47
46
45
44
43
B4F 47
46
45
44
43
B57 47
46
45
44
43
Total BF
B3VP 47
46
45
I-,


- Percent


Percent


.002
.035
NA
NA
NA


distribution b


1976


Percent


.201


37 -
rades for fire-cured and dark air-cured t


CROP


Percent


Percent


Percent


fiC6


.310


B4VF 44
43
BSVF 47
46
45
44
43
Total BVF
B1R 47
46
45
44
B2R 47
46
45
44
B3R 47
46
45
44
B4R 47
46
45
44
B5R 47
46
45
44
Total BR
BID 47
46
45
44
B2D 47
46
45
44
B3D 47
46
45
44
43
B4D 47
46
45
44
43
B5D 47
46
45
44
43
Total BD


B3M 47
46
45
44
43
B4M 47
46
45
44
43
B5M 47


1976 cro


1 9 7 6


Percent


CROP


.020


a,- -I









- 38


Table 15
Group


Grade


T
T


B3G 47
46
45
44
43
B4G 47
46
45
44
43
B5G 47
46
45
44
43
totall BG
totall B


Thin Leaf
C1L 47
46
45
44
C2L 47
46
45
44
C3L 47
46
45
44
43
C4L 47
46
45
44
43
C5L 47
46
45
44
43
Total CL
C1F 47
46
45
44
C2F 47
46
45
44
C3F 47
46
45
44
43
C4F 47
46
45
44
43
C5F 47
46
45
44
43


cont'd


- Percent


Percent


3.502


6.749
2.101


4.182


19 76


Percent


2.032


3.124


I n 7' 'L


distribution


CROP


Percent


.203


5.172
2.417


3.348


rades


Percent


.133


6.469
2.691


4.068


for fire-cured and dark air-cured tp
Group
____ and 1976
Type Grade I Toe I Tes


Percent


NA C3VF 45
-- 44
-- 43
.319 C4VF 47
NA 46
NA 45
-- 44
1.022 43
2.508 C5VF 47
NA 46
NA 45
-- 44
.038 43
.269 rotal CVF
NA CIR 47
4.156 46
8.610 45
44
NA C2R 47
-- 46
.035 45
-- 44
NA C3R 47
-- 46
-- 45
44
NA C4R 47
-- 46
.612 45
.391 44
NA C5R 47
NA 46
-- 45
.334 44
.830 Fotal CR
NA CID 47
NA 46
45
.063 44
.061 C2D 47
NA 46
2.326 45
NA 44
C3D 47
-- 46
45
44
43
.166 C4D 47
.126 46
NA 45
44
2.729 43
2.171 C5D 47
NA 46
NA 45
.018 44
4.136 43
7.450 total CD
NA C3H1 47
NA 46
-- 45
.277 44
203 43
NA C4M 47
1 *fC .AtL


.010


ilSfi S


CrooDS.


CROP


3.526
2.432


3.603


1.968


tI 771


percentt


.050


2.053
1.029
.038

1.603


111t


ut M






39 -
rades for fire-cured and dark air-cured t


1/ Includes wet and unsound tobacco.


NA Not applicable.


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DEPARTMENT


OF AGRICULTURE


AGRICULTURAL MARKETING


WASHINGTON,


SERVICE


20250


POSTAGE AND FEES PAID
U.S. DEPARTMENT OF
AGRICULTURE


OFFICIAL


AGR- 101


BUSINESS


Penalty for private


use $300


FIRST CLASS


UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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