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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
Creator:
United States -- Agricultural Marketing Service
Publisher:
The Service
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
1977
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statistics   ( marcgt )

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Title from cover.
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Latest issue consulted: TOB-LA-38 (1994 crop).

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Fire-cured and dark air-cured tobacco market review

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CONTENT


Maps of auction markets and producing


areas


Page
a a a a a a a a a a a S S S S S 5 3 4


Discussion


Brief of Fire-cured Grades

Brief of Dark Air-cured Grades

Opening and closing dates


Sales


floors


, sets of buyers


and number of


sales


. a a a a a a a a a a 8


Producers


' sales


by types


. a. a a S a a 9


Gross


sales


and resales by types


S S a S S S S S S S a a S S S 13 -


Summary o

Producers


f sales by types

' sales by market


s a a a a . . . 18


Gross sales by market

Resales by markets

Warehouse charges


ts


a a S S S S a a a S S S S S S a S S S S S S S S S S 5 19


70

71
* S S S S S S S S S S S S S a a S S S S S S S 5 20

* S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S a S S 5 21


Average


weight per basket


. S S S 21


Loan levels


S. S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S 21


Receipts under Government loan program


S S S S S S a 722


Season


averages,


Weekly averages


loan rates and pounds


by grades


by grades


S. S 23


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


Composition of crop by groups, qualities


Percentage


distribution by types


and grades


and colors


S S S S S S S S S S S S S S S 34


S. S S S S S 1 37


-28

-33

-36

-39


SOURCES:


The statistics


on sales


and markets in this review


were


compiled from data obtained direct from


markets and trade


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


Associa


tions:


Commodity Credit Corporation loans made available to
follows:


growers


through cooperative associations as


Type 21:
Type 22:
Type 23:


Dark Tobacco Sales Cooperative,


Eastern Dark-fired Tobacco


Growers


Western Dark-fired Tobacco Growers'


Farmville,


Association
Association


astern Dark-fired Tobacco Growers' Association,
Western Dark-fired Tobacco Growers' Association,
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REVIEW OF THE FIRE-CURED AND DARK AIR-CURED MARKETS --


1977-78


SEASON


FIRE-CURED


Volume at auction heavier than past


several


years.


General


average


lower than


previous year.


Loan receipts increased substantially.


Type 21


Volume heaviest


was down


.80 from


since


1966 crop.


record set


Prices and quality lower


year.


Loan


receipts


causing general


a


increased to 14 percent


average of
of sales


$96.55


which


Types 22-23


Auction


sales


totaled around


28 million pounds


averaging


$125.5


in the country amounted to about 21 million pounds averaging $144.


63


9 per hundred. The
Growers placed 4


amount purchased
.0 percent of


sales under loan this


year.


Grade


averages


and quality lower than


year


before.


DARK AIR-CURED


Volume


increased.


Quality lower.


Grade


averages


higher.


Type 35


Auction
before.


sales


Country


totaled just over 9 million pounds averaging $116.83 per hundred


sales


total


5.4 million pounds


averaging


$119.47.


Loan


receipts


- up $1.54 from the


remained practi-


cally nil.


Type 36


Gross


auction


sales


amounted to


6.3 million pounds


averaging


$117.87 per hundred.


This


was down


cents


from 1977 when 4.6 million pounds returned $118.64.


Type 37


Volume of 830,000 pounds returned


growers


$99.96 per hundred.


average


was a little lower than


last year but poundage


was higher.


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BRIEF OF FIRE-CURED GRADES


: 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


fire-cured;


produced in


a section


between


the Tennessee,


Ohio and Mississippi


Rivers


western Kentucky and northwestern 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


- Mixed


or variegated


- Greenish medium brown 1/
- Green


Sizes


Inches


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


SUMMARY OF STANDARD GRADES


Wrappers


Heavy Leaf


Thin Leaf


C1D 1/
C2D


A3F 1/


A3D 1/


B3VF 1/
B4VF 1/
B5VF 1/


C3VF 1/
C4VF 1/
C5VF 1/


Nondescript


Scrap


X3M X3VF 1/
X4M X4VF 1/
X5M X5VF 1/


Special factors


"U" 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


- A2
- B2
- B4
- C2
- C4


, 45,


22 and 23


- A3


- B5


- C5


- X4 X5 M and G 3/
1/ Types 22 and 23 only.


- A2


- B4


- C3


- B5


- C4


- CS














BRIEF OF DARK AIR-CURED GRADES


One Sucker; produced in northern Tennessee,


south-central Kentucky, and southern Indiana.


Type 36:


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


- Wrappers
- Heavy Leaf
- Thin Leaf
- Tips
- -Lugs
- Nondescript
- Scrap


Qualities

1 Choice
2 Fine


- Good
- Fair
- Low


Colors


- Light brown
- Medium brown
- Reddish brown
- Dark brown


- Mixed
- Green


Sizes


Inches
12-16
16-20


20-24
24-28


Over 28


SUMMARY OF STANDARD GRADES


Wrappers


Heavy Leaf


Thin Leaf


Tips


X1R
X2R
X3R X3D


X4M X4G
X5M X5G


Nondescript


Scrap


Special factors "U"
36, and "BL" to type


and "W" may be


applied to all


grades


in al


Tobacco not covered by the standard


1 types
grades


, "BH" to grades in
is designated "No-G.


types
I"


35 and


APPLICABLE U.S. STANDARD


SIZES


Types 35 and 36


, 45,


Type


- A3


- B5


- C3 C4 -


- B4


- B5


- C4 C5


-A3
- B3








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Table 1


- Opening and closing dates of fire-cured and dark air-cured tobacco seasons, sales floors, sets
of buyers and number of sales days by types, states and markets.


1977 78 Season 1976 77 Season
Type, Market Markets Opening Closing Sales Sales Buyers Opening Closing Sales Sales Buyers
and State dates dates days floors dates dates days floors
(Sets) (Sets)

TYPE 21 -- VIRGINIA FIRE-CURED
(Sales scheduled for Tuesday through Thursday)
Virginla:
Blackstone 1/ Nov. 29 Feb. 16 21 1 1 Nov. 30 Feb. 24 14 2 1
Farmville Nov. 29 Feb. 22 22 1 1 Nov. 30 Feb. 24 14 2 1
Lynchburg Nov. 2Q Fph 16 21 1 1 Nov. 30 Feb. 24 14 1 1
Total type 21 3 3 3 5

TYPES 22 & 23 -- KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE FIRE-CURED
(Sales scheduled for Monday through Thursday)
Tennessee
Clarksville 2/ Jan. 23 Mar. 30 33 7 1 Feb. 1 Apr. 6 20 7 1
Springfield 2/ Jan. 23 Apr. 4 29 7 1 Feb. 3 Apr. 6 13 7 1
Total Tennessee 2 14 2 14 2
Hopkinsville 2/ Jan. 19 Mar. 30 36 5 1 Feb. 1 Mar. 30 11 5 1
Mayfield 2/ Jan. 19 Mar. 21 13 3 5/ Jan. 25 Mar. 15 5 2 1
Murray 2/ Jan. 11 Mar. 21 15 2 5/ Jan. 24 Mar. 14 5 2 1
Total Kentucky 3 10 2 9 3
Total types 22&23 5 24 4 23 5

TOTAL FIRE-CURED 8 27 7 28 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. 6 Jan. 30 8 4 3/ Dec. 7 Mar. 11 10 3 3/
Mayfield 2/ Dec. 8 Mar. 15 8 3 7/ Dec. 8 Mar. 8 6 2 T/
Murray 2/ Dec. 9 Feb. 13 5 2 3/ Dec. 9 Feb. 8 4 2 3/
Russellville 2/ Dec. 5 Jan. 30 10 7 3/ Dec. 6 Mar. 15 12 8 3/
Total 4 16 3/ 15 3
Tennessee:
Springfield 1 Dec. 7 Mar. 7 17 5 3/ Dec. 8 Mar. 9 9 5 3/
Total type 35 5 21 2 20 2

TYPE 36 -- GREEN RIVER
(Sales scheduled Monday through Friday)

Kentucky:
Henderson 2/ Nov. 29 Feb. 7 6 1 4/ Dec. 1 Feb. 8 7 1 4/
Madisonville Nov. 30 Feb. 7 7 2 4/ Nov. 30 Feb. 18 8 2 4/
Owensboro 2/ Dec. 1 Feb. 7 10 11 4/ Dec. 2 Feb. 17 13 11 4/
Total type 36 3 14 1 14 1
TYPE 37 -- VIRGINIA SUN-CURED
(Sales scheduled for Tuesday through Friday)
Virginia:
Richmond 1 Dec. 6 Jan. 27 16 1 1 Dec. 7 Jan. 28 16 1 1

TOTAL
DARK AIR-CURED 9 36 4 35 4


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.
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Table


- Producers' sales,
cured tobacco.


value and


average


-9-
price, by types and crop


years, of fire-cured and dark air-


TYPE 21


- VIRGINIA FIRE-CURED


Sales


Auction:
1961
1962
1963
1964


Pounds
9,766,31
9,542,6.
6,214,8(
9,090,8


Value


Dollars
3,787,05
3,704,16
2,205,56
3,917,40(


Average
price
Dollars
38.78
38.82
35.49
43.09


Sales


Pounds
5,250,615
7,292,889


Value


Dollars
6,173,072
7,021,977


: Average
price
Dollars
117.57
96.29


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 27,441,604 34,478,471 125.64
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 : 20,800,857 30,085,080 144.63
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 : 48,242,461 64,563,551 133.83
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
1971 37,303,057 22,668,220 60.77 :: 1986
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Table


2 (cont'd) Producers'
and dark a


sales,
lir-cured


10 -
value and average price,
tobacco.


by types and crop years,


of fire-cured


TYPES 21-23


TOTAL FIRE-CURED


Sales


Auction:
1961
1962
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975


Pounds
0,534,47
1,172,25
1,946,57
0,262,05
2,184,80
4,153,29
2,632,05
3,713,31
6,027,13
0,118,80
3,903,59
5,592,01
5,020,68
6,213,80
7,069.23


Value


Dollars
1,967,699
).434,582
1,579,055
1,458,507
,760,972
1,285,093
,536,958
1,906,906
',507,436
5,248,260
1,271,955
1,255,937
1,213,450
1,925,507
.724.304


Average
price
Dollars
39.51
37.98
35.77
40.70
42.10
41.41
44.55
50.15
48.60
53.95
59.79
56.91
72.79
91.27
102.42


Sales


Pounds
10,244,149
34,734,493


Value


Dollars
13,068,489
41,500,448


Average
price
Dollars
127.57
119.48


Country:
1961
1962
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975


39,797,264
30.085.080


143.12
144.63


Total:
1961
1962
1963
1964
1965
1966
1967
1968
1969
1970
1971
1972
1973
1974
1975


,753
.528


138.94
128.90


Data for crop


years prior


to 1961 may be found in the 1975 and earlier


reviews. Continued -













Table


2 (cont'd)


- Producers'
and dark a


sales,


11 -
value and average price,


by types and crop


years,


of fire-cured


jir-cured tobacco.


TYPE 35


ONE SUCKER


Crop Sales : Value : A : Crop Sales Value Average
C S: : .l price : pyrc
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 8,682,532 10,107,359 116.41
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 : 5,407,859 6,460,944 119.47
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 14,090,391 16,568,303 117.59
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 36.05 :: 1976 4,620,796 5,482,148 118.64
1966 : 7,072,732 2,567,710 36.30 :: 1977 : 6,021,736 7,109,122 118.06
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 4,129,823 88.27 :: 1986 :


Data for crop years prior to 1965 may be found in the 1975 and


earlier reviews.


Continued -









- 12


Table


2 (cont'd)


- Producers'


and dark


sales,


air-cured


value and


average


price,


types


crop years,


of fire-cured


tobacco.


TYPE


- VIRGINIA SUN-CURED


: : : Average :: : : : Average
Crop Sales Value Average Crop Sales Value rie
: :S: price :: P d: : 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 : 825,671 826,500 100.10
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 15,529,939 18,042,981 116.18
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 5,407,859 6,460,944 119.47
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: ""


20,470,224
22,790,771
16,730,285
19,345,244
19,574,754
16,425,945
16,656,185
16,360,984


14,749,317


7,622,235
8,572,137
6,894,483
9,232,152
8,057,915
7,638,572
7,926,956
8,301,184
8,215,911
9.504.257


13,245,


37.23
37.61
41.21
47.72
41.16
46.50
47.59
50.74
62.56
77.46
89.81


: 15,845
: 20,937


18,401,688
24.503.925


116.13
117.03


Data for


crop years


prior to 1965


be found in the 1975


and earlier


reviews.


Includes


15,562


pounds


and $18,541,


averaging


$119.18 of


green river


tobacco.


1975








13 -
Table 3 Gross sales, value and average price; resales, average price and percentage of gross
by types and crop years for fire-cured and dark air-cured tobacco.
TYPE 21 VIRGINIA FIRE-CURED ._____


sales,


Gross


Sales


Pounds
1,005,84
1,839,91
1,441,37
1,357,90
),732,47
',700,21
,101,49
>,112,57
1,811,28
i,348,01
1,969,20
*,695,97
i,692,80
i,891,05
*,800,70
*,358,58
7,408,22


Value


Dollars
3,877,056
3,808,808
2.279,507
4,026,460
3,872,991
3,169,964
2,901,994
2,865,336
3,602,224
3,285,524
3,272,218
3,012,285
4,299,543
4,804,001
4,444,829
6,277,792
7,128,747


Average
price
Dollars
38.75
38.71
35.39
43.03
39.79
41.17
40.86
46.88
52.89
51.76
54.82
64.15
75.53
81.55
92.59
117.15
96.23


Resales

Pounds
239,460
297,282
226,570
267,084
167,928
150,912
112,146
68,652
144,456
100,646
117,979
41,886
38,764
61,458
46,568
107,968
115,338


Resales
Average
price
Dollars
37.58
35.20
32.64
40.83
35.91
37.44
38.53
43.20
43.75
37.94
54.21
55.52
71.54
67.45
53.00
96.99
92.57


: Percentage o
: gross sales


Percent
2.4
3.0
3.5
2.9
1.7
2.0
1.6
1.1
2.1
1.6
2.0
.9
.7
1.0
1.0
2.0
1.6


TYPES 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 : 28,113,610 35,288,573 125.52 672,006 120.55 2.4
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986







Table


3 (cont'd)


- Gross
sales


14 -
sales, value and average price
, by types and crop years for f
TYPES 21-23 TOTAL


; resales, ave


rage


ire-cured and dark
FIRE-CURED


price and percentage of gross
air-cured tobacco.


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 35,521,837 42,417,320 119.41 787,344 116.45 2.2
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
TYPE 35 ONE SUCKER
: Average Resales Average : Percentage of
Crop Sales Value price 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 : 9,072,744 10,580,076 116.61 390,212 121.14 4.3
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985 *








Table


3 (cont


'd) Gross
sales


sales,
, by typ


15 -
value and average price;
es and crop years for fi
TYPE 36 GREEN


resales, average
re-cured and dark
RIVER


price and percentage of gross
air-cured tobacco.


: Gross Resales
Crop Sales Value Average Resales Average Percentage of
: price : 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 : 6,269,488 7,390,087 117.87 247,752 113.41 4.0
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990
TYPE 37 VIRGINIA SUN-CURED
Gross Resales
,: Average Resales Average Percentage of
Crop Sales Value Resales
:o 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 829,533 829,226 99.96 3,862 70.59 .5
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984









- 16 -


Table 3 (cont'd) -


Gross sales,
sales, by ty


'p


value and average
es and crop years


price; resales, average
for fire-cured and dark


price and percentage of gross
air-cured tobacco.


TYPES


35-37


- TOTAL DARK AIR-CURED


: Gross Resales
Value Average Resales Average Percentage of
Crop Sales Value 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 : 16,171,765 18,799,389 116.25 641,826 117.85 4.0
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.


and form
sales


Sales
(Pounds)


1977 Crop


Value
(Dollars)


Average
price
(Dollars)


Sales
(Pounds)


1976 Crop


Value
(Dollars)


Average
price
(Dollars)


FIRE-CURED


Virginia fire-cured
Auction:
Producers' 7,292,889 7,021,977 96.29 5,250,615 6,173,072 117.57
Resales 115.338 106.770 92.57 107,968 104,720 96.99
Gross auction i 7,408.227 7.128,747 96.23 1 5,358,583 6,277,792 117.15
Kentucky & Tennessee
Fire-cured
Auction:
Producers' 27,441,604 34,478,471 125.64 4,993,534 6,895,417 138.09
Resales 672,006 810,102 120.55 117.950 160.075 135.71
Gross Auction 28,113,610 35288,573125.5 5111484 7,055,492 138.03
Country sales: 20.800,857 30,085,080 13 27.805.962 39,797,264 143.12
Total producers' 48,242,461 64,563,551 133.83 32,799,496 46.692,681 142.36
Total fire-cured
Auction:
Producers' 34,734,493 41,500,448 119.48 10,244,149 13,068,489 127.57
Resales 787 344 916,872 116.45 225 918 264 795 117.21
Gross auction 35.521.837 42.417.320 119.41 10.470,067 13,333,284 127.35
Country sales: 20 800 857 30.085.080 144.63 27 805 962 39,797,264 143.12
Total producers' 55.535.350 71.585.528 128.90 38.050.111 52.865 753 138.94

DARK AIR-CURED

One sucker
Auction:
Producers' 8,682,532 10,107,359 116.41 5,411,028 6,247,039 115.45
Resales 390.212 472,717 121.14 251,442 281,027 111.77
Gross auction 9.072.744 10,580,076 116.61 5,662,470 6.528,066 115.29
Country sales: 5,407,859 6,460.944 119.47 5,043,723 5,864,636 116.28
Total producers' 14.090.391 16,568.303 117.59 10.454,751 12,111,675 115.85
Green river
Auction:
Producers' 6,021,736 7,109,122 118.06 4,620,796 5,482,148 118.64
Resales 247.752 280,965 113.41 349,802 417,524 119.36
Gross auction 6.269.488 7.390,087 117.87 3 4,970,598 5.899,672 118.69
Virginia sun-cured
Auction:
Producers' 825,671 826,500 100.10 754,474 789,318 104.62
Resales 3,862 2,726 70.59 3,744 1,462 39.05
Gross auction *2 '829.533 829,226 99.96 2 758,218 790,780 104.29
Total U'ark alr-curec
Auction:
Producers' 15,529,939 18,042,981 116.18 10,786,298 12,518,505 116.06
Resales 641,826 756,408 117.85 604.988 700,013 115.71
Gross .auction 16.171.765 18,799,389 116.25 11 391 286 13,218,518 116.04
Country sales: 5,407,859 6,460,944 119.47 f 5,059,285 5,883,183 116.28
Total producers' 20,937,798 24,503,925 117.03 15,845,583 18,401,688 116.13


Includes Type 21 sold in other type areas.
Includes Type 37 sold in Type 21 and other type areas.
Does not include country sales 15,562 pounds, $18,547 averaging $119.18.
- Ci i AR fl ri^ Ij ----------s- Ai-/ i n _.r n_ --- _--------^-L -.^









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Table 5 Producers'


sales,


value and average price


by markets of fire-cured and dark air-cured tobacco.


Market and state


1976 CroD


Sales
Pounds)


Value
(Dollars


Average
price
(Dollars)


1977 Crop


Sales
(Pounds)


Value
(Dollars)


Average
price
(Dollars)


TYPE 21 -- VIRGINIA FIRE-CURED


Auction sales
Virginia:
Blackstone
Farmville
Lynchburg
Total
Flue-cured fmkts.
Total Type 21


92.11
96.07
100.26


644,214
158,813
370,045


115.41
121.32
115.81


7,292,889 7,021,977 96.29 5,250,615 6,173,072 117.57


7,292,889


7,021,977


96.29


5,250,615


6,173,072


117.57


TYPES 22 & 23 -- KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE FIRE-CURED
Auction sales
Tennessee:
Clarksville 7,964,648 10,216,803 128.28 1,345,025 1,874,950 139.40
Springfield 6.394.026 7.977.625 124.77 1,129,682 1,628,752 144.18
Total Tennessee 14,358,674 18.194.428 126.71 2,474,707 3,503,702 141.58
Kentucky:
Hopkinsville 7,534,232 9,588,885 127.27 1,445,734 1,992,458 137.82
Mayfield 2,822,290 3,230,582 114.47 750,379 972,122 129.55
Murray 2.726.408 3.464.576 127.07 322,714 427,135 132.36
Total Kentucky 13,082,930 16.284,043 124.47 2,518,827 3,391,715 134.65
Total auction 27,441,604 34,478.471 125.64 4,993,534 6,895,417 138.09
Country sales 20.800,857 30.085.080 144.63 27,805,962 39,797,264 143.12
Total types 22 & 23 48,242,461 64,563,551 133.83 32,799,496 46,692,681 142.36
TYPE 35 -- ONE SUCKER
Auction sales
Kentucky
Franklin 2,188,492 2,602,147 118.90 1,481,970 1,720,549 116.10
Mayfield 1,243,600 1,267,886 101.95 621,870 661,875 106.43
Murray 338,720 373,031 110.13 152,872 172,008 112.52
Russellville 3,841,718 4,649,893 121.04 2,453,564 2,870.414 116.99
Total Kentucky 7,612,530 8,892,957 116.82 4,710,276 5.424,846 115.17
Tennessee:
Springfield 1,070,002 1,214,402 113.50 700,752 822,193 117.33
Total auction 8,682,532 10,107.359 116.41 5,411,028 6,247,039 115.45
Country sales 5.407.859 6.460.944 119.47 5,043,723 5.864,636 116.28
Total type 35 14.090.391 16.568,303 117.59 10,454,751 12,111,675 115.85
TYPE 36 -- GREEN RIVER
Auction sales
Kentucky:
Henderson 447,488 511,575 114.32 351,382 412,662 117.43
Madisonville 1,390,148 1,626,800 117.02 862,212 1,018,937 118.18
Owensboro 4,184,100 4,970,747 118.80 3,407,202 4.050,549 118.88
Total type 36 6,021,736 7.109.122 118.06 1/4,620,796 5,482.148 118.64
TYPE 37 -- VIRGINIA SUN-CURED
Auction sales
Virginia:
Richmond 773,093 788,742 102.02 701,162 736,832 105.09
Fire-cured mkts 52,578 37,758 71.81 52,396 52,211 99.65
Flue-cured mits -- -- -- 916 275 30.02










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Table 6


- Gross sales,


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


Market and state


1976 Crop


Sales


(Pounds)


Value


(Dollars)


Average
price
(Dollars)


1977 Crop


Sales


(Pounds)


Value


(Dollars)


Average
price
(Dollars)


TYPE 21 -- VIRGINIA FIRE-CURED
Virginia:
Blackstone 2,387,086 2,199,596 92.15 1,446,706 1,661,224 114.83
Farmville 2,372,758 2,278,587 96.03 1,821,844 2,203,798 120.97
Lynchburg 2,648,383 2,650,564 100.08 2,090,033 2.412,770 115.44
Total 7,408,227 7,128,747 96.23 5,358,583 6,277,792 117.15
Flue-cured mkts. -- -- -- --- -- -
Total type 21 7,408,227 7,128,747 96.23 5,358,583 6,277,792 117.15
TYPES 22 & 23 -- KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE FIRE-CURED
Tennessee:
Clarksville 8,049,696 10,313,374 128.12 1,375,577 1,916,980 139.36
Springfield 6,462,272 8,054.823 124.64 1,175,944 1,692,255 143.91
Total Tennessee 14,511,968 18,368,197 126.57 2,551,521 3,609,235 141.45
Kentucky:
Hopkinsville 7,798,886 9,913,502 127.11 1,478,376 2,035,565 137.69
Mayfield 3,010,676 3,448,182 114.53 758,873 983,557 129.61
Murray 2.792.080 3.,558,692 127.46 322,714 427,135 132.36
Total Kentucky 13.601.642 16,920,376 124.40 2,559,963 3,446,257 134.62
Total types 22 & 23 28,113,610 35.288.573 125.52 5,111,484 7,055,492 138.03
TYPE 35 -- ONE SUCKER
Kentucky:
Franklin 2,210,850 2,628,601 118.90 1,505,356 1,740,352 115.61
Mayfield 1,256,770 1,278,304 101.71 633,536 672,459 106.14
Murray 338,720 373,031 110.13 152,872 172,008 112.52
Russellville 4.183,832 5,072,499 121..24 2,641,668 3,090,821 117.00
Total Kentucky 7,990,172 9,352,435 117.05 4,933,432 5,675,640 115.04
Tennessee:
Springfield 1.,082.572 1.227.641 113.40 729,038 852,426 116.92
Total type 35 9,072,744 10,580,076 116.61 5,662,470 6,528,066 115.29
TYPE 36 -- GREEN RIVER
Kentucky:
Henderson 450,506 513,538 113.99 355,340 417,086 117.38
Madisonville 1,396,742 1,632,811 116.90 864,040 1,021,131 118.18
Owensboro 4,422,240 5.243,738 118.58 3,751,218 4,461,455 118.93
Total type 36 6,269.488 7,390,087 117.87 4,970,598 5,899,672 118.69
TYPE 37 -- VIRGINIA SUN-CURED
Virginia:
Richmond 776,805 791,367 101.87 704,396 737,996 104.77
Fire-cured mkts. 52,728 37,859 71.80 52,906 52,509 99.25
Flue-cured mkts. -- -- -- 916 275 30.02
Total type 37 829,533 829,226 99.96 758,218 790,780 104.29











- 20


Table


- Resales, average


price and percentage of


gross


sales


by markets of fire-cured and dark


air-cured tobacco.


Market and


Stat e


1977 Crop


Ressales


(Pounds)


rage


price


(Doll


Percent


gross


(Percent)


1976 Crop


Resales


(Pounds)


Average
price
(Dollars)


Percent
of gross
(Percent)


TYPE 21 -- VIRGINIA FIRE-CURED
Virginia:
Blackstone 37,386 94.32 1.6 22,088 77.01 1.6
Farmville 25,196 92.29 1.1 42,394 106.11 2.4
Lynchburg 52,756 91.46 2.0 43,486 98.25 2.1
Total 115,338 92.57 1.6 107,968 96.99 2.1
Flue-cured mkts. -- -- -- -- -- --
Total type 21 115,338 92.57 1.6 107,968 96.99 2.1
TYPES 22 & 23 -- KENTUCKY-TENNESSEE FIRE-CURED
Tennessee:
Clarksville 85,048 113.55 1.1 30,552 137.57 2.2
Springfield 68.246 113.12 1.1 46,262 137.27 3.9
Total Tennessee 153.294 113.36 1.1 76,814 137.39 3.0
Kentucky:
Hopkinsville 264,654 122.66 3.4 32,642 132.06 2.2
Mayfield 188,386 115.51 6.3 8,494 134.62 1.1
Murray 65.672 143.31 2.4 -- -- --
Total Kentucky 518 712 122.68 3.8 41,136 132.59 1.6
Total types 22 & 23 672,006 120.55 2.4 117,950 135.71 2.3
TYPE 35 -- ONE SUCKER
Kentucky:
Franklin 22,358 118.32 1.0 23,386 84.68 1.6
Mayfield 13,170 79.10 1.1 11,666 90.73 1.8
Murray -- -- -- -- -- --
Russellville 342,114 123.53 8.2 188,104 117.17 7.1
Total Kentucky 377,642 121.67 4.7 223,156 112.39 4.5
Tennessee:
Springfield 12,570 105.32 1.2 28,286 106.88 3.9
Total type 35 390,212 121.14 4.3 251,442 111.77 4.4
TYPE 36 -- GREEN RIVER
Kentucky:
Henderson 3,018 65.04 .7 3,958 111.77 1.1
Madisonville 6,594 91.16 .5 1,828 120.02 .2
Owensboro 238,140 114.63 .5.4 344,016 119.44 9.2
Total type 36 247,752 113.41 4.0 349,802 119.36 7.0
TYPE 37 -- VIRGINIA SUN-CURED
Virginia:
Richmond 3,712 70.72 .5 3,234 35.99 .5
Fire-cured mkts. 150 67.33 .3 510 58.43 1.0
Flue-cured mkts. .- -. -- -- -
Total type 37 3,862 70.59 .5 3,744 39.05 .5










- 21


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 75 3.0. Franklin, KY 50c 4.5
Farmville, VA 75C 3.0 Mayfield, KY 70 5.25
Lynchburg, VA 75c 3.0 Murray, KY 70 5.25
Russellville, KY 50c 4.5
Type 22 Springfield, TN 50c 5.0
Clarksville, TN 50 5.0
Type 36
Springfield, TN 50c 5.0 Henderson, KY $1.00 5.0
Hopkinsville, KY 50C 5.0 Madisonville, KY $1.00 5.0
Owensboro, KY $1.00 5.0
Type 23
Mayfield, KY 70C 5.25 Type 37
Murray, KY 70c 5.25 Richmond, VA 75 4.0

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

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 161 394 286 276 141
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.
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 124.7 84.6 75.2 75.2
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








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Table


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


program and percentage


FIRE-CURED
Type 21 __Type 22 __Type 23 i 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
.3


279
45
84
1,036


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
14.0


1,000
pounds
3,630
5,670
9,164
4,612
1.789


Percent
11.3
17.4
25.2
13.8
6.8


1,699
31
36
2,172
191
576
56
9


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


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


1,000
pounds
6,057
9.787


3,449
7,482
3,341
6,950
1,481
559
1,965
153
96
2,798
200
979


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
6.3


DARK AIR-CURED
Type 35 Type 36 Type 37 Types 35-37


1,039
1,761
2,458
2,129
1,734
2,329
475
317
1,089
382
387


1,951
4,114
8,378
3,676
3,252
4,699
1,424
652
4,779
1,046
1,683
1,195
17
451
58








- 23 -


Table


12- Season
grades


average prices per 10
and schedule of loan


0 pounds of tobacco
rates 1977 crop.


by types in the fire-cured area,


volume of sales by


Group 1977 Crop Group 1977 Crop Group 1977 Crop
and Season I Loan and Season I Loan and Seasn Loan
grade average rate Sales 2/ grade average I 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
AlD 47
46
45
A2D 47
46
45
Heavy eaf
BIF 47
46
45
B2F 47
46
45
44
B3F 47
46
45
44
43
B4F 47
46


45 113
44 108
43 102
B5F 47 --
46 90
45 95
44 89
43 --
BID 47 --
46 --
45 --
B2D 47 --
46 149
45 144
44 127
B3D 47
46 123
45 123
44 115
43 111
B4D 47 --
46 115
45 109
44 104
43 94
B5D 47 --
46 --
45 94
44 83
43 76
B3M 47
46 --
45 109
44 103
43 --


1,631
18,232
1,997
3,305
53,873
53,550
4,716
788
81,962
06,112
95,455
3,478
822
35,433


Heavy 1
B5M




B3G




B4G




B5G


Thin leaf
ClL 47
46
45
C2L 47
46
45
44
C3L 47
46
45
44
C4L 47
46
45
44
C5L 47
46
45
44
ClF 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


(Cont'd)


Th


in leaf
C3D 44
C4D 47
46
45
44
C5D 47
46
45
44
C3M 47
46
45
44
C4M 47
46
45
44
C5M 47
46
45
44
C3G 47
46
45
44
C4G 47
46
45
44
C5G 47
46
45
44


'(Cont'd)


2,893
43,807
84,801
11,971
3,705
73,795
38,362
98,169
21,563
8,153
1,441
52,414
44,462


186
181
149
152
148
142
138

130
129
122
110
117
117


103
103
104
100
100
101
96
94
94
95
93
84
88
88


)












Table 12 (cont'd)


- Season average prices per 100 pounds of tobacco by types in the
by grades and schedule of loan rates 1977 crop. 1/


fire-cured area,


volume of sales


Group 1977 Cro Group 1977 Crop Group 1977 Cro
and Season Loan and eason Loan and Season | Loan
grade average rate Sales 2/ grade average a rate Sales 2/ grade average I rate Sales 2/
(Dollars) (Pounds) (Dollars) (Pounds) (Dollars) (Pounds)
TYPES 22 and 23
KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE FIRE-CURED


Wrappers:
AlF 47
46
45
A2F 47
46
45
A3F 47
46
45
AID 47
46
45
A2D 47
46
45
A3D 47
46
45


;avy lea:
BlF 47
46
45
44
B2F 47
46
45
44
B3F 47
46
45
44
43
B4F 47
46
45
44
43
B5F 47
46
45
44
43
B3VF 47
46
45
44
43
B4VF 47
46
45
44
43
B5VF 47
46
45
44
43
BID 47
46


S S


10,850


14,587


9,456
14.002


77,873
314,382
38.108


8,014
167,195
10,810
-


5,310
39,937
13,195


15,050


10,713
109,128
17.054


117
117
117
112
112
112
104
104
104
117
117
117
112
112
112
104
104
104


(cont'd)

151


1,989
^--
-r-

43,191
1,348


13,032
129,864
20,808



17,154
8,640



14,151




28,414

1,186


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
34M 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
43
Thin leaf:
C1L 47
46
45
44
C2L 47
46
45
44
C3L 47


3,891
3,229
-

16,369

1,901


hin 1 eaf
C3L 44
43
C4L 47
46
45
44
43
C5L 47
46
45
44
43
Cl? 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


(cont'd)


19,064
34,829


37,891
173,186


90,453
883,869
49.307


2,743
31,472
266,916
49,766


89,943
1,295,975
169,094
6,656

16,524
618,336
119,036






11,517
95,611
-


43,521
j fl- -


13,588
58,086
13,859
2,959
-


He













- 25-


Table 12 (cont'd) -


Season average prices per 10
sales by grades and schedule


0 pounds
of loan


of tobacco by
rates 1977


types
crop.


in the
1/


fire-cured area,


volume of


Group
and
grade


C3D 44
43
C4D 47
46
45
44
43
C5D 47
46
45
44
43
C3M 47
46
45
44
43
C4M 47
46
45
44
43
C5M 47
46
Averages


- 1977 Crop


Season
average


I Loan
rate


(Dollars)


Sales 2
(Pounds


based on auction sales, including


1977 Crop


Season
average


Loan
rate


Sales


--) (Dollars) (P
AN TYPES 22 and 23
KENTUCKY AKD TENNESSEE FIRE-CURED
C5M 45 126 75 1 8S
44 131 73 1.
43 -- 64
C3G 47 151 78 1
46 150 78 3.
45 138 78
44 -- 75
43 -- 70
C4G 47 145 73 8
46 140 73 86,
45 137 73 17'
44 98 69
43 -- 64
C5G 47 122 68 5,
46 120 68 1,23
45 117 68 35.
44 94 65 1
43 -- 62


association


ounds)


Group
and
grade


(cont'd)


1977 Crop


Season J Loa
average | rat
(Dollars)


86 1,859 Nondescript
84 1,657 NIL
81 12,019 N1D
76 4,718 N1G
74 5,145 N2
deliveries at advance.


Sales 2/
(Pounds)


96,117
194,177
2,330,598
1,111,636
Continued --


Data on pounds show only the approximate quantity of tobacco contained in each grade and are
an accurate record of sales.











-26-


Table 12


(cont'd)


- Season average prices per 10
sales by grades and schedule


0 pounds
of loan


of tobacco by types
rates 1977 crop.


in the dark air-cured area, volume of
I/


Group 1977 Crop) Group 1977 Crop Group ] 1977 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) (Dol ars Pounds)

_________ _____ TYPE 35 ONE SUCKE __


Wrappers:
A1F 46
45
A2F 46
45
A3F 46
45
A1R 46
45
A2R 46
45
A3R 46
45
Heavy leaf
B1F 46
45
44
B2F 46
45
44
B3F 46
45
44
B4F 46


45 129 7
44 121 7
B5F 46 120 7
45 116 7
44 --
BIR 46 121
45 --
44 -- 9
B2R 46 127 |
45 --
44 --
B3R 46 126 |
45 124
44 121
B4R 46 124
45 124 |
44 122 |
B5R 46 126 |
45 122
44
BID 46 --
45 --
44 -
B2D 46 --
45 -
44 -
B3D 46 -
45 -
44 -
B4D 46 125
45 121
44
B5D 46
45 108
44 --
*f ~~ t*


8,237

21,911





1.111


3,484


48.375


365,432
107,917
2,718
40,466
16,279
721
2,970


15.528


Heavy lea
B4M 44
B5M 4
4
44
B3G 46
4
44
B4G 46
45
44
B5G 46
45
44


Thin leaf
C1L 4
4
4
C2L 4
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

44
C4R 46
45
44
C5R 46,
45
i i


f (cont'd)

124


11,205
2,806

1,660
1,444

57,055
28,571
2,770
48,756
11,278
2.120


28,875


157,605


27,956
1.049


- rn


Thin 1eaf
C4M 45.
44
C5M 46
45
-44
C3G 46
45
44
C4G 4
45

C5G 46


Tips:
T3F
T4F
T5F
T3R
T4R
T5R
T3D
T4D
T5D
T3M
T4M
T5M
T3G
T4G
T5G


(cont'd)
123
121
122
118


Nondescript:
NIL I


44,268
2,076
11,889
32,298
324



118,032
35,237
2,085
81,882
47,290
1,412


62 I 18,010









- 27


Table 12 (cont'd)


- Season average prices per 100 pounds
sales by grades and schedule of loan


of tobacco by types
rates 1977 crop.


in the dark
1/


air-cured area,


volume of


Group 1977 Crop Group 1977 Crop Group 1977 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/


Wrappers:
AlF 46
45
A2F 46
45
A3F 46
45
A1R 46
45
A2R 46
45
A3R 46
45


Heavy leaf:
BlF 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
B4R 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


(Dollars)


95
95
92
90
90
89
85
85
83
78
78
77
72
72
71
94
94
92
89
89
88
83
83
82
77
77
76
72
72
71
94
94
92
89
89
88
83
83
82
77
77
76
69
69
68
79


(Pounds)


12,433


6,043


-
3,856

425


TYPE 36


Heavy 1eaf
B4. 44
B5M 46
45
44
B3G 46
45
44
B4G 46
45
44
B5G 46
45
44
Thin leaf:
CiL 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


(Dollars)


GREEN RIVER


(cont'd)


121
120
120
121


120
----
--
120
121

123
121

125
122
122
128
123
126
--
- -

120
120
- -
123
121
120
124
123
123
123
120
120


(Pounds)


242,419


tlin eaf
C4M 45
44
C5M 46
45
44
C3G 46
45
44
C4G 46
45
44
C5G 46
45
44


Lugs:
X1L
X2L
X3L
X4L
X5L
X1F
X2F
X3F
X4F
X5F
X1R
X2R
X3R
X4R
X5R
X3D
X4D
X5D
X3M
X4M
X5M
X3G
X4G
X5G


(Dollars)


(cont'd)
120
120
124
118
122


Nondescript
NIL
N2L


(Pounds)


13,690


4,677


10,662


62 | 7,625
54 2,532


IU.


-











- 28


Table 12 (cont'd) -


Season average prices per 100 pounds
sales by grades and schedule of loan


of tobacco
rates 19


types
crop.


in the dark air-cured area,
1/


volume of


Wrappers:
A1F 46
45
44
A2F 46
45
44
A3F 46
45
44
AIR 46
45
44
A2R 46
45
44
A3R 46
45
44
Heavy lea
BlF 46
45
44
B2F 46
45


1977 Crop


Season
average


Sales


1977 Crop


Season
average


Loan |
rate


;ales


Season
average


1977 Crop
Loan I


Sales 2/


Dollars) Poun(Dollars) (Pounds) Dolla(DollDollars) (Pounds)

I j TYPE 37 -- VIRGINIA SUN-CURED


44 --
B3F 46 -
45 124
44 123
B4F 46 --
45 118
44 116
BSF 46 --
45 118
44 113
BIR 46 --
45 -
44 --
B2R 46 --
45 --
44 --
B3R 46 --
45 120
44 --
B4R 46 --
45 118
44 116
B5R 46 --
45 114
44 113
BID 46 -
45 --
44 --
B2D 46 --
45 --
44 --
B3D 46 --
45 --
44 --
B4D 46
I.I; --


B3M 45
44
B4M 4
45
4
BSM 46
45
44
B3G 46
45
44
B4G 46
45
44
B5G 46
45
44
Thin lea
C1L 4
4
44
C2L 4
4
4
C3L 4
45
4
C4L 46
45
44
C5L 46
45
44
C1F 46
45
44
C2F 46
45
44
C3F 46
45
4
C4F 46
45;
44
C5F 46
S 45
4
C1R 46
45
44
C2R 46
45
44
C3R 46
45
44
CAR 46
45
At .


C3M 44
C4M 46
45
44
C5M 46
45
44
C3G 46
45
44
C4G 4
45
44
C5G 46
45
44


Nondescrip
rl T


7,261
19,632
8,739
142


3,962
116


:11 'iqi













- 29


Table 13


- 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 1977-78 Week ending: 1977 1976
and Dec. Dec. Dec. Jan. Jan. Feb. Feb. Feb. Crop Crop
grade 2/ 1 8 21 19 26 2 9 16 average average
(Dollars) -- -- (Dollars) (Dollars)

Heavy leaf:
B2F 46 149 147 149 144 149 154 -- -- 148 140
45 141 140 141 141 147 150 -- -- 142 142
B3F 45 126 123 126 130 136 135 133 -- 129 135
44 122 115 119 123 129 126 126 -- 122 132
B4F 45 109 108 107 117 120 120 120 -- 113 128
44 106 97 102 111 114 115 114 -- 108 127
B3D 45 126 116 115 124 130 134 123 -- 123 133
B4D 44 105 95 100 108 111 105 103 -- 104 122
B4M 44 90 88 90 96 95 92 92 -- 92 120
B4G 45 93 90 93 100 93 100 98 89 96 121
44 90 86 85 92 95 94 89 -- 90 118
Thin leaf:
C2L 46 154 156 164 156 -- -- -- -- 160 142
45 -- -- -- 154 -- -- -- -- 151 140
C3L 46 130 139 138 144 150 -- -- -- 138 136
45 127 137 132 137 141 144 140 -- 135 135
C4L 45 118 123 120 127 120 124 133 -- 122 127
44 113 110 113 116 116 -- 126 -- 116 125
C5L 45 95 110 99 108 107 -- -- -- 103 113
C2F 46 154 152 157 156 169 164 166 -- 158 143
45 150 148 151 151 160 157 -- -- 152 140
C3F 46 129 134 140 140 137 138 139 -- 136 136
45 132 131 131 136 141 141 138 -- 134 136
44 128 122 124 129 132 137 -- -- 128 133
C4F 46 118 116 116 122 120 -- 120' -- 118 129
45 116 114 119 125 124 124 123 -- 120 129
44 115 109 107 116 116 115 120 -- 113 127
C5F 45 94 88 98 101 95 98 106 -- 97 121
C4M 45 98 105 101 103 105 102 111 -- 104 120
44 92 96 95 101 94 94 97 -- 95 118
C5M 44 72 83 70 -- 76 76 73 -- 77 100
C4G 45 -- 86 83 93 93 91 89 81 88 117
44 77 76 75 86 86 77 78 77 78 115
C5G 44 71 72 75 -- 73 73 70 -- 72 104
Lugs:
X3L 110 -- 110 107 -- -- -- -- 110 120
X4L 100 92 91 96 96 93 100 -- 95 112
X5L 78 79 78 81 82 83 79 -- 79 103
X3F 107 107 97 102 111 -- -- -- 106 124
X4F 92 88 90 101 90 94 106 -- 92 117
X5F 83 82 82 85 84 82 81 -- 83 107
X4M 80 84 79 86 80 82 82 -- 81 106
X4M 45 83 85 77 86 85 81 83 -- 82 102
X5M 68 68 68 70 70 69 69 67 69 99
X4G 77 81 78 82 83 79 82 -- 80 111
X5G 69 71 70 73 71 70 67 66 I 66 101
Nondescript:
Nit 58 60 58 57 59 58 59 56 58 78
N1G 61 61 61 62 65 60 60 57 61 84
N2 39 39 40 41 42 41 3o Q8 A38 L













- 30 -


Table


(cont'd)


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


Kentucky


TYPES


22 & 23 KENTUCKY AND TENNESSEE FIRE-CURED


Group1978 .Week ending 1977 1976
and Jan. Jan. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Mar. Mar. Mar. Apr. Crop Crop
grade 2/ 18 25 1 8 15 22 28 8 15 22 4 average verae
-- -- (Dollars) ------ (Dollars) (Dollars)

Wrappers:
A1FE 46 170 170 169
A2F 46 157 183 169 164
Heavy leaf:
B2F 46 152 151 154 156 160 154 156
B3F 46 151 149 150 152 154 155 155 158 159 158 153 152
B4F 46 148 146 149 146 152 146 156 158 158 150 150
45 149 151 150 153 158 150 151 150
B4D 46 147 150 151 151 151 158 158 151 -
B4M 46 147 147 142 155 147 149
B3VF 46 150 151 157 155 152 150
B4VF 46 142 147 148 147 153 151 146 152 157 146 150 150
45 147 146 151 148 156 153 147 149
B4G 46 127 142 149 121 136 155 151 139 149
B5G 46 101 128 144 135 127 -
Thin leaf:
C2F 46 154 156 154 157 158 169 163 157 155
C3F 46 146 150 150 151 151 153 153 155 155 159 158 152 152
45 153 151 154 158 158 154 150
C4F 46 148 148 147 149 149 153 152 152 154 157 158 150 150
45 148 148 148 148 150 155 155 158 158 151 149
C5F 46 148 143 148 144 145 149 147 150 153 156 147 148 148
45 143 147 147 137 145 153 156 149 148
C3D 46 148 150 151 151 152 155 151 158 159 158 151 152
C4D 46 147 145 148 148 147 150 149 150 152 157 151 147 150
45 147 147 148 144 149 150 148 147
C5D 46 148 136 143 142 139 146 150 140 142 149 137 142 150
C4M 46 143 140 141 144 136 148 148 150 144 149
45 143 141 148 140 144 144 148 151 145 147
C5M 46 138 130 136 123 125 142 142 133 146
45 122 108 118 132 143 117 148 126 139
C3VF 46 149 146 150 150 153 155 152 158 158 151 151
45 147 150 151 155 150 150
C4VF 46 147 145 145 147 145 150 152 149 152 157 156 148 149
45 145 144 146 147 142 151 152 135 140 173 155 148 149
C5VF 46 137 141 144 135 135 145 141 146 149 146 141 148
45 146 144 140 147 142 134 144 150 142 144 148
C4G 46 140 138 134 134 134 141 142 137 146 150 149 140 146
45 135 146 129 122 130 147 145 143 127 137 145
C5G 46 137 118 123 120 119 119 116 112 125 129 114 120 137
45 119 111 111 111 119 124 107 129 128 114 117 138
Lugs:
X3F 147 148 146 151 148 149 154 157 152 148 150
X4F 140 137 137 143 138 144 147 144 140 150 141 146
X5D 140 122 89 124 121 109 133 125 128 122 116 117 143
X5M 104 109 104 88 118 113 89 125 114 105 124
X3VF 140 141 144 135 136 143 149 140 150 154 141 147
X4VF 138 129 125 133 125 138 136 129 139 143 134 132 144
X5VF 137 113 104 115 107 106 119 106 119 131 124 114 135
X4G 130 106 104 106 111 103 121 107 110 119 110 109 136
X5G0 123 91 84 83 84 86 94 81 90 98 87 92 124
Nondescript:
N1D 87 83 91 104 93 91 69 96 98 96 93 129
N1G 114 69 71 69 69 73 72 71 78 76 67 72 108
N2 97 59 55 58 57 57 64 55 60 54 55 57 81


Averages
For key


based


on auction


to standard grade


sales,
marks,


including
see brief


ociation deliveries at
classifications on Page


advance
6.


prices.


Continued --
















Table 13 (cont'd) Average prices per 100 pounds of tobacco by weeks on representative grades for one


sucker markets and


season averages.


TYPE 35 -- ONE SUCKER
Group 1977-78 Week ending: 1977 1976
and Dec. Dec. Jan'. Jan. Mar. Crop Crop
grade 2/ 9 20 6 13 15 average average
(Dollars) (Dollars) (Dollars)
Heavy leaf:
B2F 46 121 126 134 -- 131 120
B3F 46 121 124 134 137 133 130 120
45 121 125 134 137 127 128 120
B4F 46 121 123 134 137 122 125 121
45 118 123 133 136 129 129 120
B3R 46 121 125 134 137 -- 126 120
45 -- 122 -- 124 119
B4R 46 121 122 132 136 123 124 120
45 121 122 132 135 113 124 119
B4M 45 121 -- --. -- 121 119
Thin leaf:
C2F 46 121 125 134 137 137 134 120
C3F 46 121 124 135 136 136 128 120
45 121 124 -- -- 125 120
C4F 46 121 123 134 137 125 126 120
45 121 123 133 136 122 124 120
C3R 46 121 124 135 137 133 125 119
45 121 122 -- 137 -- 124 119
C4R 46 121 122 133 136 114 123 119
45 121 121 133 134 117 123 119
C4M 46 121 122 132 137 117 125 120
45 121 123 133 -- 108 123 119
C4G 45 119 121 -- -- 111 120 119


Nondescript:
NIL 104 122 123 113 87 111 114
N1G 98 105 116 113 90 103 111
N2G 82 93 106 108 54 90 103


Averages based on auction sales including association deliveries at advance prices.
For key to standard grade marks, see brief of classifications on Page 7.


continued --


















- 32 -


Table 13


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


Group
and
grade 2/


Heavy leaf
B3F 46
B3R 46
B4R 45
Thin leaf:
C3F 46
45
C4F 46
45
C3R 46
45
C4R 46
45
44
C4M 46
45
C5M 45
C4G 46


TYPE 36 -- GREEN RIVER
Week ending:


1977-78


(Dollars)


- -


- -
- -
- -


1977
Crop
average
(Dollars)


122
120
121


1976
Crop
average
(Dollars)


120
120
119


Nondescript:
NIG 118 120 118 122 122 115 88 115 114
N2G 112 114 113 112 119 104 67 109 112


Continued --


Averages based on auction sales, including association deliveries at advance prices.
For key to standard grade marks, see brief of classifications on Page 7.















- 33 -


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
and
grade


Heavy
B3F


Thin leaf
C3F 45
44
C4F 45
44
C4M 44


Lugs:
X4L
X4F
X3M
X4M
X5M
X4G
X5G


1977-78


Week ending:


(Dollars) -


1977
Crop
average
(Dollars)


124
123
118
116
109


1976
Crop
average
(Dollars)


116
116
114
112
111


Nondescript
NIG 77 74 86 85 78 76

1/ Averages based on auction sales including association deliveries at advance prices. ****
2/ For key to standard grade marks, see brief of classifications on Page 7.










- 34 -


Table 14 -


Percentage


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


Crop A B I C I T I X Nonde- Miscel-
year Wrappers Heavy leaf |Thin leaf Tips Lugs script laneous

TYPE 21


TYPES


22 & 23


TYPE 35


TYPE 36


TYPE 37


'" l' BB











Table 14 (cont'd)


- Percentage of


sales


35 -
by quality for fire-cured and dark air-cured types.


1
Choice


Nonde-
script


Miscel-
laneous


TYPE 21


TYPES 22 & 23
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 20.1 7.5 14.7
1977 .4 2.0 10.8 36.5 29.1 13.3 7.9
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983

TYPE 35
1974 .5 5.9 26.4 28.6 19.3 12.1 7.2
1975 3.4 12.5 28.3 31.1 13.5 4.8 6.4
1976 .7 6.5 29.0 35.9 14.1 8.8 5.0
1977 .7 4.6 19.1 36.2 18.0 8.7 12.7
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983_____________________________ _____________________________

TYPE 36
1974 .3 6.3 24.2 35.0 15.8 8.5 9.9
1975 .4 5.3 23.3 40.9 14.1 10.4 5.6
1976 .2 2.2 27.6 41.6 16.4 10.3 1.7
1977 .3 .9 11.7 37.1 18.6 11.5 19.9
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983

TYPE 37


* S-


-*









- 36


Table 14 (cont'd)


- Percentage of


sales


by color


for fire-cured and dark air-cured


types.


TYPE 21


TYPES 22 & 23
1974 1.5 19.2 38.4 NA 8.4 3.8 13.2 9.2 6.3
1975 1.3 26.8 42.9 NA 4.8 4.1 14.5 3.3 2.3
1976 .3 14.4 17.4 NA 3.3 18.2 24.2 7.5 14.7
1977 .8 18.5 19.7 NA 12.5 3.0 24.3 13.3 7.9
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983 __________ ________ __________ ________ _______ __ ___________ _________________


TYPE


TYPE 37















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
Total A
Beavy leaf
BIF 47
46
45
44
B2F 47
46
45
44
B3F 47
46
45
44
43
B4F 47
46
45
44
43
B5F 47
46
45
44
43
Total BF
B3VF 47
46
45
44
43
B4VF 47


StCt 55 cm
C SC cc m m m
ameS Ste
S.c-S.C.
cmmmm CCC
cm Cm .m e C
CSC.C CCC
mm.*C CCC
mmmCmCum
See.....
e...mmeC
Cc...-..
S-S.c.m.
games
s.e.c...
5.6mm 555
etc.....
...m.SCS
Ce......
Scm. CCC


~Sfewt:
1
.-"
i
in C S
s~~m,
CC-~c5C


- 37


Table 15 Percentage
Group


I .* mS a


C.
":: ::" ::::
,', CCmCmi,,% pi,.%%-
.cmi..me.-
em.y -..,
*" C :.:.:.C :


Percent


: %111
I 5* Cm m Sm iI

Smmm.Sin. I
5 Sm..'. ,

|C m S | Sc
I*C mD CC C
a inst m Sc
sum S S
It* S C S
Ceu C S
CCmmCC
siSms.
mc. S 55 S* in:
m .SStSS
rriS~ C u
S :m*C~~t~m
~lem Cm Cll
CSm* c


distribution by grades for fire-cured


1977 Crop


Percent


N.A.
.058
.088

N.A.
.083
.083

N.A.


S C m m"m-m m S
%; ".***-*.*.v,
......"...
rs" *"C C
CC.
"mm m

tiil
S*CSS
*CSCCS
lee C-CC C e
S.C....
I r S-


Percent


Type
36
Percent


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


Percent


.007


.007

N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


and dark


SGroup


B4VF 44
43
B5VF 47
46
45
44
43
Total Byv
BIR 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


.012 -
-- .052 :.:.*.%.%..
.003 -... ***m

.013 .050 .: .. ..S.. ....
.019 -- %*.S ,%m* .. .a.. CmsF.

N.A. .118 : .*. .. "**.*. :.::::::::::::
N.A. .045 me.*.*.*...* ce... S.....

.035 .299034
.178 .650 .345 .014

.023 -- N.A.
.258 .006 .038 -- .078
.028 .024 -- .117


.047 .126 -- N.A.
.762 .293 .533 .198 .024
.758 .019 -- -- 1.071
.067 -- .071
.011 .277 -- N.A.
1.160 1.120 5.582 .474 .025
4.331 .136 .510 .043 4.820
1.351 -- -- .028 1.052
.049 -- N.A. N.A. N.A.
.012 .238 -- -- N.A.
.501 1.496 4.028 .408 .045
3.264 .255 1.190 -- 5.477
2.520 -- .030 3.962
.235 -- N.A. N.A. N.A.
.003 .029 -- --
.047 .596 .446 .096 --
.422 .039 .179 .292
.353 -- .008 -- .212
.015 -- N.A. N.A. N.A.
16.217 4.654 12.544 1.247 17.246


air-cured types 1977 crops.
1977 Crop
Type Types Type
21 I 22-23 35


Percent


*.*.".\ *.*%.*. .
SU s C

** S S


.:*:-:*::*::::*:.:-
e.".C .memmS
ft mSEW
S aeW
*cei SC C
.mm..m-Sm..~::~
* mC C scm Ci~


percent

--

.038
.389
.061


Percent

m* m
S.. %

SCiSSC m
.,.C...m
,. .:%..m,
C...' mc C


Percent
L: ?2.: Z?*

SCm* C S
;..,- ...
,\\'.'e^

S WaW
.5mm...
alCt mmme
m cc so S...%*


Percent


:*:****:***1
- a -* n a *

*.*..** **
ii% "^,*



filll**
mm....A.:..


S-1.842 ...

:** .033 -- -
..; ---- .018




S. m: 1 002. .360 -- 01
m m. .. -- i-..A.
*me .me.., 1.002 .360
Cm c .. m m094 .208 .725
":.:::::::::;: .027 .022 .070
$nAm.m m. m.A$ = -- N.A.
-:,:,% :%:%'.. 2.678 1.465
A. ...... 1.219 .838 1.547

*.*71 ::- N.A.
.ct ms...78 i a c248


.c Ciii$$C .442 .355 -8
":..:.'::: .220 .258 .132
S"m.m "' e" .016 .069 .197
%%"5.932 3.853 3.996

.013 --

N.A. -----
e.. .

.141 .007
.183 -
.071
.001 -- -- N.A.
.245 .154 .117
1.032 .005 .061 --
.572 --
.022 -- N.A. N.A. N.A.A
S .046mmm -- N.A.
.186 .463 .048 --
1.116 .074 .127 .061

-- -- -- N.A.

.021 .061 .009 -- -
.230 .031 .057 062 --
.244 .004 --- 019
050 -- N.A. N.A. N.A.



-01 -- -- -- N.A.
.013 .050 -- .007 .016
.197 .036 .177
.071
.013 N.A. N.A. N.A.
.002 -- N.A.
.064 .101 .203 .193 -
.778 -1 .043 .112 1.365
.973 .004 -- .008 2.597
.169 -- N.A. N.A. N.A..
-- -- -- -- N.A.
.026 .020 .124 .114
.191 .027 .031 .032 .089
.226 .00--1 -0 .012 .315


* CCi-er l
, es.* m.
'.v-" "...,

%%%%%%C'
,.... -.. ,
CSC***5e


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










- 38 -


Table 15 (cont'd) Percentage distribution by grades for fire-cured and dark air-cured types,


grade


Th


To


B3G 47
46
45
44
43
B4G 47
46
45
44
43
B5G 47
46
45
44
43
tal BG
tal B
in 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
tal 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
>tal CF


Percent


1977 Crop


Percent


Percent


I .018
.016


N.A.


Type
36
Percent


Percent


.029


N.A.


(









(




I.

'. (


4.928 .646 1.693 .657 6 018
29.398 8.186 20.851 6.475 32.158

.004 -- -- N.A.
.152 .014 .002 -- .034
.015 .012 -- -- --
N.A. .024
.007 -- N.A.
.361 .058 .006 -- .026
207 -- .0 75

.009 .007 -- N.A.
.651 .180 .330 .009 .031
1.330 -- .026 -- .662
.126 -- -- .467
N.A. -- N.A. N.A. N.A. (
.005 .002 -- -- N.A.
.377 .349 .109 .087 --
1.923 .021 .073 .040 .507
.540 .001 -- .375
N.A. -- N.A. N.A. N.A.
-- --- -- AN.A.
.073 .084 -- -- --
.480 .021 -- -- .116
.086 -- .027 4
N.A. -- N.A. N.A. N.A.
6.346 .749 .546 .136 2.344
.111 .068 N.A.
.279 .124 .318 .109 .018
.015 ......
N.A. -- -- --
.023 .135 -- -- --
.952 .617 1.737 .356 --
.542 -- -- .051 .212
.0 2 6 .. .. .. .
.026 -- -- -- --
.038 .322 -- -- N.A.
1.383 3.149 3.901 3.128 --
4.040 .176 .232 .617 1.261
.704 -- -- .024 .407
N.A. -- N.A. N.A. N.A.
.029 .543 N.A.
.647 5.231 5.036 2.876 .018
4.070 .659 1.170 1.582 3.286
2.246 .009 .037 .047 1.836
N.A. .001 N.A. N.A. N.A.
.059 -- N.A.
.152 1.381 .455 .150 --
.879 .285 .329 .126 .113
.383 -- .007 .056 .089
N.A. .010 N.A. N.A. N.A.
16.519 12.769 13.222 9.122 7.240


:3VF 45
44
43
c4VF 47
46
45
44
43
C5VF 47
46
45
44
43
Total CVF
CIR 47
46
45
44
C2R 47
46
45
44
C3R 47
46
45
44
C:4R 47
46
45
44
C5R 47
46
45
44
rotal CR
C1D 47
46
45
44
C2D 47
46
45
44
C3D 47
46
45
44
43
C4D 47
46
45
44
43
C5D 47
46
45
44
43
rotal CD
C3M 47
46
45
44
43
S4M 47
46


Percent






. s a m a s. .
5tU 555
* Sm P~*a
.e...s.
* 5s5* 551* 5
sane....
*.s~ss
esa......i


Percent

.177



.320
4.618
.603
.024

.059
2.203
.424


1977 crops.


1977 Crop


Percent
5 55 5 5 S 5
.a.sm asms
55 5 C 5 5 5
. a n S B S C 5.
5555555 54
*~sS5sa*s
*8 Se 5 5 S I
~ s -------
55.5555-I
g a a a a a
au.aSsat~
* e s a a C C5 m~
* aS. ~
55555 aS 5
U 5555555
~. Sn.... S
:.s.m.ae
ass 5*ssaa
a.. 55 s-s
,g ass 5555
Sass s-s.
a-u.s..-.
*55 *a*
CSS.saa.
55 SC 5 5 S 5
S BUseSs S
*55 CC C C S
*assusaa
* 5a a a 5 St
at as a a S 5 5
Ames at a
t*smaSs*
sssm C..
us e.uass
*5* 5 SC 5
5 Se 5 55 5
us......
5 505 55*5
-55.-sa.
sass. SCa
5.5.5.5.
b5asS5s~a
*fl5555t
a 55.Ss.
0 mu s 5 a a


Percent
* S S *s s *


"* A "




;.;."A"A .
-s-mae..*.
s.sea...


'5t**ss*
* 5*SC*sa**
A 55.55

.........
FS. 5
asl~s~n.i
~ss~ae
sa t
I~stu-sst~1

* a-55s


Percent



--




I ..***



*- e--.
*I.. .i.
*sa*seO.
I 5a aC tS
5555*5I

Ie55.-sI


9.491
I-*.* -.--s.- s.i**.. -- -- N. A
..a .'*:i**
-.I..A-AIA1 mA AA. 063 -

** ****** *********-e
s S -**ft ***.I*t -- -- --
;ii.*.*. i i."* :-:i:-::*: -i:s N.A.
a*a...*::I i 308 .025 --

..s...t*. ..ss.....
,s .. s Sasm.m

* I.N****** ** I* .A.I
.:01:2::-:-6 __: *.:::::::: .012 .026 --



.s.s.:::.* .:*::: --- N
****S*** ****** 2565
........ .*.*.*...
.saW1.947 3.s867 __.. .1947 ,86 -
* ... ..574 .700 -
..uam. s.. .s..s...
.008 .055
* N.AII *. -- I.I.I.s.. its







n.N.A. -- :*- N.A.









..s.s s ....
s..asss a.... 4.644 L3.544 -
:t:: -::S : 2.650 3.645 --

s.-.. .-. %..*..a.a.n.s.m. s* .137 *






















N.A. N.A .
a-.077 .. .% e nIss .
-.15 1.796 ____,..... 991.5.36

















.204 .07 a .a**s **ns*****
.14:":. 6W 002 .9 ,069....






























_N.A. I II* *.* a .--- .
1069 9.8896.333 .122
A. -- N.A.
.001 ---- I N.A.


N.A.


137 .041

A. N.A.
N.A.
27 --


q


~~"""'


r --


- --~ -~
















- 39 -


Table 15 (cont'd) Percentage distribution by grades for fire-cured and dark air-cured types, 1977 crops.


grade


C5M 47
46
45
44
43
tal CM
C3G 47
46
45
44
43
C4G 47
46
45
44
43
C5G 47
46
45
44
43
tal CG
tal C


Tips:
T3F
T4F
T5F
Total TF
T3R
T4R
T5R
Total TR
T3D
T4D
T5D
Total TD
T3M
T4M
T5M
Total TM
T3G
.. T4G
T5G
Total TG
Total T

Lugs:
X1L
X2L
X3L
X4L
X5L
Total XL


Percent


1977 Crop


Percent

.019
.596
.300
.042
.003


Percent


.131
.356
.004
N.A.


Percent


Percent


N.A.


4.123 2.191 1.816 4.085 4.745
-- .067 -- N.A.
.010 .121 -- -- --
.055 .013 -- -- .091
S052 -- -- -
N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
.001 .296 -- -- N.A.
.116 3.083 1.301 1.531 --
.467 .630 .388 .550 .679
1.007 .018 .023 .006 .995
N.A. -- N.A. N.A. N.A.
.197 -- N.A.
.060 4.411 .903 2.533 --
.272 1.253 .521 1.312 .189
.375 .052 .016 .047 .673
N.A. .001 N.A. N.A. N.A.
2.415 10.142 3.152 5.979 2.627
30.472 45.231 31.077 45.655 17.078
..*....s"** "e.....

.s. .m.093

-.- -- .093
~S 5--------069 -----
S *s.s .031 .056 --
*.*:*:* *, ,: .005 .039
_. .055 .164 --


.". ._._ *- .008 --
'-'-- -- .008 ----
..- .018 --
'.---- *. .*007 .054 .325
:. C ~,...: .003 .081 .119
........ .010 .153 .444

"i'!" ft=":W -- .018 .297
:;:;::^ :* .028 .464
_____ _____ .046 .761
_____________ .065 .371 1.298


.021 .007 -- .047
.052 .006 .096 .007
.248 .043 .121 .075 .622
.869 .017 .098 -- .997
.972 .018 .035 -- .524


2.162


2.197


X1F
X2F
X3F
X4F
X5F
Total XF
X3VF
X4VF
X5VF
Total XVF
X1R
X2R
X3R
X4R
X5R
Total XR
X1D
X2D
X3D
X4D
X5D
Total XD
X3M
X3M 45
X4M
X4M 45
X5M
X5M 45
Total XM
X3G
X3G 45
X4G


Total XG
Total X

Nondescrip
NIL
N2L
N1R
N2R
N1D
NIG
N2G
N2
Total N.

No Grade 1


Grand
Total


Percent

.041
.206
.616
1.659
1.185
3.707


1977 Crop


Typesl
22-23P
Percent


1.765


Percent

.124
1.272
2.413
1.846
.501
6,156


Percent

.170
.155
.485
.335
.049
1.194


Percent

.018

.955
2.582
1.149
4.704


ten .- -- --
,........ .711 -.l..i*.-*-.-.... *.- ,. i '*:.. '
:--:-:-:-, i2.7 31 *:.:,:c:,: :::::::::::::,:: :: ,'.':>:: ,
. *: 3.675 :::"A *** :*:-- :** *:* -*-*-***-
*"^* 2.731 *^**:^ : w w* *
7.117
*.-:.:.:*-*...-..:.::::.. .020 -- .019
. .:-,- ,* .181 .060 --
::,::::*:*.: :*:*:*:*:*,:*:* 1.235 .767 --
.: .... ,,.*S...U..,. .997 .716 .521
.*. .466 .349 .015
__ 2.899 1.892 .555
-- -- N.A. N.A. N.A.
-- .009 N.A. N.A. N.A.
.041 .057 -- -- -
.620 .650 .029 -- .247
1.200 .732 .010 -- .195
1.861 1.448 .039 .442
.169 .039 .719 .473 .058
.052 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
2.459 .103 1.750 1.067 3.945
.543 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
4.219 .447 2.376 1.041 3.056
.305 N.A. N.A. .. N.A. N.A.
7.747 .589 4.845 2,581 7.059
.115 .051 .242 .090 .129
.020 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
2.156 4.524 4.045 3.909 5.643
.629 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
4.147 9.188 7.650 6.380 10.645
.349 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
7.416 13.763 11.937 10.379 16.417
22.893 24.773 26.226 16.121 31.374


2.385 .342 .199 .122 1.414
N.A. N.A. .022 .040 .045
N.A. N.A. .299 .302 .143
N.A. N.A. .052 .210 .064
1.374 .692 N.A. N.A. N.A.
5.053 8.304 4.960 6.272 5.893
N.A. N.A. 3.128 4.535 3.578
3.797 3.961 N.A. N.A. N.A.
12.609 13.299 8.660 11.481 11.137


4.450


1l00000


7.861


100.000


12.776


100.000


19.897


100.000


6.941


100,000


I/ Includes wet and unsound tobacco.

N.A. not applicable.


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