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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
Physical Description:
v. : ill. ; 26-28 cm.
Language:
English
Creator:
United States -- Agricultural Marketing Service
Publisher:
The Service
Place of Publication:
Washington, D.C
Creation Date:
1978
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regular

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Tobacco industry -- Statistics -- Periodicals -- United States   ( lcsh )
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statistics   ( marcgt )

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Statement of Responsibility:
United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service.
Dates or Sequential Designation:
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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University of Florida
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Fire-cured and dark air-cured tobacco market review

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Brief of dark


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Opening and closing dates.


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of buyers


and number of


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Producers'


sales by types.


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Gross


sales


and resales by types


S. a S a a a a a a a a a a 13


Summary of

Producers'


sales


by types.


sales by markets


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Gross


sales by markets


Resales by markets

Warehouse charges.


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S a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a a 20


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Average weight per basket


Loan levels.


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Receipts under


government loan program


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Season


averages


, loan rates and pounds by grades


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Composition of crop by groups,


qualities,


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Percentage distribution by types and grades.


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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 Associations:

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


Type 21:
Type 22:
Type 23:
Type 35:


Dark Tobacco


Sales Cooperative,


Eastern Dark-fired Tobacco Growe
Western Dark-fired Tobacco Growe
Eastern Dark-fired Tobacco Growe
Western Dark-fired Tobacco Growe


Farmville,


Va. 23901


rs' Association, Springfield,
rs' Association, Murray, Ky.
rs' Association, Springfield,
rs' Association, Murray, Ky.


Tenn.
42071
Tenn.
42071


37172


37172


Type 36
Type 37


: Stemming District Tobacco Association, Henderson, Ky. 42420


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


Va. 23261


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Review


of the


fire-cured


and dark


air-cured


markets --


1978-79 season


Fire-cured


Volume


at auction


heavier for


types


22-23,


but lighter for


receipts


were


up sharply from


last


year.


Grade


averages


lower


for most


marketing.


Quality improved for


types


22-23,


but lower for type


The general


average


of $94.53


per hundred


Type 21

was down


$1.70 from the


year


before.


Volume


decreased by


almost


a half-million pounds and total value dropped by


million.


The amount


placed under loan


increased to


26.1 percent of


sales.


Types 22-23


Volume at


hundred in the


auction
general


heaviest
average


miS


from the


years.


year


Lower


before.


grade


prices


caused


Loan receipts


a drop of


increased


$20.99


to 27.0 percent


of sales.


Country


sales


totaled around 10.4 million


pounds averaging


$144.80.


air-cured


Volume up from


last


year.


Grade


averages


considerably lower.


Quality lower for


types


35-36.


but better for


receipts


up substantially from 1977-78


season.


Type 35


Gross sales


down


sales


$23.59


from


at auction totaled
the previous year.


around 12.5 million pounds averaging


Loan receipts increased


amounted to approximately 3.1 million pounds


averaging


$93.24


to 26.6 percent
$119.13.


of


per hundred


sales.


Country


Type 36


The general


average


was down by $16.44 from the


year


before.


Volume increased by about


1.1 million pounds and loan


receipts


rose


to 15.0


percent


of sales.


Type 37


Auction sales totaled 883,000 pounds and


pounds averaged


$99.96.


Loan


receipts were the


averaged


$88.56


highest ever -


per hundred.
14.2 percent


Last season 830,000
of sales.


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Loan


type


Dark


type






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
rivers


district fire-cured; produced in


in western


Kentucky and


a section


between


the Tennessee,


Ohio, and Mississippi


northwestern Tennessee.


to standard


grade


marks


Groups


- wrappers


- heavy


Qualities

1 choice


leaf


- thin leaf


- lugs
- nonde
- scrap


- fine
- good
- fair
- low


script


Colors


- light brown
- medium brown
- dark brown


M mixed or variegated


- greenish
- green


medium brown 1/


Sizes


Inches
12-16
16-20
20-24
24-28
Over 21


Summary of standard


grades


Wrappers


Heavy leaf


Thin leaf


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C2D


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A3D 1/


B3VF 1/
B4VF /i
B5VF I/


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C4M C4VF 1/
C5M C5VF 1/


Nondescript


Scrap


X3M X3VF 1/
X4M X4VF i/
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."


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sizes


Type 21


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22 and 23


43, 44


, 45,
. 45.


- A2
- B2


46,
46,
46,
46.


- A3


- B5


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, 45
, 45
, 45
. 45


- C5


, 46,


- C5
- M and G 3/


Types
U.S.


22 and 23 only.


standard


4-inch


sizes.


or package.
No size is applied to these


The application

grades if tobacco


of the sizes


is under


is governed


by the


maj or


portion of the lot


size


-A2


- B4


- B5







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.


to standard


grade


marks


Groups


- wrappers
- heavy Leaf
- thin Leaf
- tips
- lugs
- nondescript


Qualities

1 choice


- 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


- scrap


Summary of standard


grades


Wrappers.


Heavy


Thin leaf


BIR BID


B2F B2R
B3F B3R


B3M B3G


42?! C3G


B4R B4D


B5D B5M


C4R C4M C4G
C5R CSM C5G


Lugs


X3R X3D


X4L X4F
X5L X5F


Nondescript


X3M X3G


X4R X4D X4M X4G
X5R X5D X5M 15G


Scrap


N1R NIG


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


-A3
- B3
- C3


35 and 36


- C5


- C2


Type


- A3
- B3
- C3


- C2


- C4


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- CS





Table 1-- Opening and closing dates of fire-cured and dark air-cured tobacco
of buyers and number of sales days by types,States, and markets


seasons,


sales


floors,


1978 79 season 1977 78 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-cure\
(Sales scheduled for Tuesday through Thursday)
Virginia:
Blackstone 1/ Nov. 28 Feb. 15 24 1 1 Nov. 29 Feb. 16 21 1 1
Farmville Nov. 28 Feb. 15 24 1 1 Nov. 29 Feb. 22 22 1 1
Lynchburg Nov. 28 Feb. 15 24 1 1 Nov. 29 Feb. 16 21 1 1
Total type 21 3 3 3 3 3

Types 22 & 23 -- Kentucky and Tennessee fire-cured
(Sales scheduled for Monday through Thursday)
Tennessee:
Clarksville 2/ Jan. 22 Apr. 11 38 7 1 Jan. 23 Mar. 30 33 7 1
Springfield 2/ Jan. 22 Apr. 12 38 7 1 Jan. 23 Apr. 4 29 7 1
Total Tennessee 2 14 2 14 2
Kentucky:
Hopkinsville 2 Jan. 22 Apr. 5 36 5 1 Jan. 19 Mar. 30 36 5 1
Mayfield 2/ Jan. 18 Mar. 29 14 3 5/ Jan. 19 Mar. 21 13 3 5/
Murray 2/ Jan. 17 Apr. 11 16 2 5/ Jan. 11 Mar. 21 15 2 5/
Total Kentucky 3 10 2 10 2
Total types 22&2 5 24 4 24 4


Total fire-cured 8 27 7 27 7

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. 5 Feb. 2 11 4 3/ Dec. 6 Jan. 30 8 4 3/
Mayfield 2/ Dec. 7 Jan. 26 4 3 3/ Dec. 8 Mar. 15 8 3 3/
Murray 2/ Dec. 8 Jan. 26 4 2 3 Dec. 9 Feb. 13 5 2 3/
Russellville 2/ Dec. 4 Feb. 2 14 7 3/ Dec. 5 Jan. 30 10 7 3/
Total Kentucky 4 16 3/ 16 3/
Tennessee:
Springfield 1 Dec. 6 Jan. 31 7 5 3/ Dec. 7 Mar. 7 17 5 3/
Total type 35 5 21 2 21 2

Type 36 -- green river
(Sales scheduled Monday through Friday)
Kentucky:
Henderson 2/ Nov. 29 Jan. 26 7 1 4/ Nov. 29 Feb. 7 6 1 4/
Madisonville Nov. 28 Jan. 26 7 2 / Nov. 30 Feb. 7 7 2 6/
Owensboro 2/ Nov. 30 Jan. 26 12 11 4/ Dec. 1 Feb. 7 10 11 4/
Total type 36 314 1 _14 1

Type 37 -- Virginia sun-cured
(Sales scheduled for Tuesday through Friday)
Virginia:
Richmond 1 Dec. 5 Jan. 26 16 1 1 Dec. 6 Jan. 27 16 1 1

Total
Dark air-cured 9 36 4 36 4


I/ Since 1969 sales
2/ This market sell
3/ Same 2 sets of b


Same


set used


have


been held at Kenbridge


due to


warehouse


fire at Blackstone.


s more than one type.
uyers used for all markets in type


for all markets in type 36.


These markets shared a set of buyers.


sets






Table 2--


Producers'


sales,


value and


average price, by types and crop


years, of fire-cured and dark air-


cured tobacco.


Type 21


-- Virginia fire-


cured


S: : Average :: : Average
Crop Sales Value price : Crop Sales Value Apr
price : :price
Auction:: Pounds Dollars Dollars :: Pounds Dollars Dollars
1961 9,766,388 3,787,057 38.78 :: 1976 5,250,615 6,173,072 117.57
1962 : 9,542,630 3,704,168 38.82 :: 1977 7,292,889 7,021,977 96.29
1963 6,214,809 2,205,562 35.49 :: 1978 6,825,946 6,451,753 94.52
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 27,441,604 34,478,471 125.64
1963 45,731,764 16,373,493 35.80 :: 1978 : 41,470,299 43,289,589 104.39
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 :: 19771/: 18,587,293 26,882,802 144.63
1963 3,744,222 1,917,973 51.22 :: 1978 10,429,545 15,101,981 144.80
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 1. 142.36
1962 44,484,200 17,220,474 38.71 :: 1977 46,028,897 61,361,273 133.31
1963 49,475,986 18,291,466 36.97 :: 1978 51,899,844 58,391,570 112.51
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
1972 37,234,194 21,342,792 57.32 :: 1987
1973 27,411,582 19.666,401 71.74 :: 1988






Table 2--Producers
air-cured


sales, value, and average price, by types and crop years,
tobacco--Continued


Types 21-23


-- total


for fire-cured and dark


fire-cured


: Average :: Average
Crop Sales Value ACvre Crop Sales Value Aerie
: :: 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 34,734,493 41,500,448 119.48
1963 : 51,946,573 18,579,055 35.77 :: 1978 : 48,296,245 49,741,342 102.99
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 1/: 18,587,293 26,882,802 144.63
1963 : 3,744,222 1,917,973 51.22 :: 1978 : 10,429,545 15,101,981 144.80
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 53,321,786 68,383,250 128.25
1963 : 55,690,795 20,497,028 36.80 :: 1978 58,725,790 64,843,323 110.42
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 f
1/ Rev


crop
ed.


years prior to 1961 may be found in the


1975 and earlier reviews.







Table 2--Producers' sales, value, and average price,
air-cured tobacco--Continued


Type 35 -


by types and crop years, for fire-cured and dark


one sucker


Average :: : : : Average
Crop Sales Value price Crop Sales Value
: : : price :: : : : price
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 12,165,566 11,306,292 92.94
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 3,133,377 3,732,913 119.13
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 : 15,298,943 15,039,205 98.30
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 : 7,119,152 7,200,199 101.14
1968 : 5,595,732 2,387,300 42.66 :: 1979
1969 : 5,107,448 2,910,864 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.






Table 2--Producers
air-cured


sales, value, and average price,
tobacco--Continued


by types and crop years,


for fire-cured and dark.


- Virginia s


un-cured


Average :: Average
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 : 825,671 826,500 100.10
1967 : 1,290,671 583,165 45.18 :: 1978 : 875,308 777,082 88.78
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 : 20,160,026 19,283,573 95.65
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 :: 19761/: 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 3,133,377 3,732,913 119.13
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 20,470,224 7,622,235 37.23 :: 1976 : 15,845,583 18,401,688 116.13
1966 22,790,771 8,572,137 37.61 :: 1977 20,937,798 24,503,925 117.03
1967 : 16,730,285 6,894,483 41.21 :: 1978 : 23,293,403 23,016,486 98.81
1968 : 19,345,244 9,232,152 47.72 :: 1979
1969 19,574,754 8,057,915 41.16 :: 1980
1970 16,425,945 7,638,572 46.50 :: 1981
1971 : 16,656,185 7,926,956 47.59 :: 1982
1972 16,360,984 8,301,184 50.74 1983
1973 : 13,132,482 8,215,911 62.56 :: 1984
1974 : 12,270,325 9,504,257 77.46 : 1985
1975 : 14,749,317 13,245,902 89.81 :: 1986 :


crop years pr


ior to 1965 may


be found


in the 1975


and earlier


reviews.


1/ Includes


15,562 pounds an $18,541, averaging $119.18


of green


river tobacco.


Data






Table


3--Gro
by


ss -sales,
types and


value, and
crop years


average
for fir


price;
e-cured


resales,
and dark


average price, and percentage of gross sales,
air-cured tobacco


m -


fl2 -~ 22 -


t *


LVyJ &z y- VLi-a Lrre-cutreu
Gross Resales
Crp 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 : 7,408,227 7,128,747 96.23 115,338 92.57 1.6
1978 : 6,942,047 6,562,037 94.53 116,101 94.99 1.7
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1989
1990 :

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 : 42,031,345 43,935,506 104.53 561,046 115.13 1.3
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984
1985
1986
1987
1988
1QRQ





Table


3--Gr
by


oss sales,
types and


value, and
crop years


average price;
for fire-cured


resales,
and dark


average price, and percentage of gross sales,
air-cured--Continued


Types


21-23


- total


fire-cured


: Gross Resales
Crop Sales Value Average : R es : Average Percentage of
Crop Sales Valu:eprice Resales 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 48,973,392 50,497,543 103.11 677,147 111.67 1.4


Type 35 one sucker
: Average 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 12,497,862 11.652,860 93.24 332,296 104.29 2.7


Data


for crop years prior


to 1961 may be found in the


1975 and earlier reviews.






Table


3--Gross .sales
by types and


value, and
crop years


average price,
for fire-cured


resales,
and dara


average price, and percentage
air-cured tobacco-Continued


of gross sales,


Type


36 green river


: Gross Resales
Crop : Sales Value Average Resales Average Percentage of
p: rice : : 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 : 7,406,322 7,512,210 101.43 287,170 108.65 3.9


Type 37 Virginia sun-cured
Gross Resales
C Se : 2 Average 2 a Average Percentage of
Crop Sales Value p e Resales re gr
: 2 price 2 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 883,076 782,059 88.56 7,768 64.07 .9


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





Table 3--Gross sal


es, value, and average price; resales, average price, and percentage of gross sales,


types


crop years


for fire-cured and


dark air-cured tobacco--Continued


Types


35-37


- total dark


air-cured


: Gross Resales
: Average : Resales Average Percentage of
Crop Sales Value price :e: 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 : 20,787,260 19,947,129 95.96 627,234 105.79 3.0
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.






Table 4--Producers'
dark air-c


sales, resales,
ured tobacco


gross sales,


value, and average price by types of fire-cured and


1978 crop 1977 crop
Type and form Average Average
of sales Sales Value price Sales Value price
(Pounds) dollars) ) (nds) (D) (Pounds) (Dollars) (Dollars)

Fire-cured

Virginia fire-cured
Auction:
Producers' 6,825,946 6,451,753 94.52 7,292,889 7,021,977 96.29
Resales 116 101 110.284 94.99 115,338 106.770 92.57
Gross auction 1, 6,942,047 6,562,037 94.53 7,408,227 7,128,747 96.23
Kentucky & Tennessee
Fire-cured I


Auction:
Producers'
Resales
Gross Auction
Country sales:
Total producers'
Total fire-cured
Auction:
Producers'
Resales
Gross auction
Country sales:
Total producers'


41,470,299
561.046


89,589
45.917


104.39
115.13


27,441,604
672,006


34,478,471
810,102


42.031.345 43,935.506 104.53 28,113,610 35,288,573 125.52


10.429.545
51,899.844


48,296,245
677,147


15.101.981
58.391,570


49,741,342
756,201


144.80
112.51


102.99
111.67


18,587.293
46.028.897


34,734,493
787,344


26,882,802
61.361.273


41,500,448
916,872


144.63 3/
133.31


119.4
116.4


48.973.392 50.497.543 103.11 35,521,837 42,417,320 119.41


10 429.545
58.725.790


15.101.981
64.843.323


144.80


18,587,293
53.321.786


26.882,802
68,383,250


144.63 3/
128.25


Dark air-cured


One sucker


Auction:
Producers'
Resales


Gross auction
Country sales:
Total producers'


12,165,566
332,296


11,306,292
*346,568


92.94
104.29


8,682
390


10,107,359
472,717


116.41
121.14


12,497,862 11,652,860 93.24 9,072,744 10,580,076 116.61
3,133,377 3,732,913 119.13 5,407,859 6,460,944 119.47


15,298,943


15,039,205


98.30


14.090.391


16.568.303


117.59


Green river
Auction:
Producers' 7,119,152 7,200,199 101.14 6,021,736 7,109,122 118.06
1. Resales 287,170 312,011 108.65 247,752 280,965 113.41
Gross auction 7 406 322 7 512 210 101.43 6,269,488 7,390,087 117.87
Virginia sun-cured
Auction:
Producers' 875,308 777,082 88.78 825,671 826,500 100.10
Resales 7 768 4 977 64.07 3,862 2,726 70.59
Gross auction 2/ 883,076 782,059 88.56 829,533 829,226 99.96
Total dark air-curec
Auction:
Producers' 20,160,026 19,283,573 95.65 15,529,939 18,042,981 116.18
Resales 627 234 663 556 105.79 641 826 756 408 117.85
Gross auction 20.787.260 19.947.129 95.96 16,171,765 18,799.389 116.25
Country sales: 3,133,377 3,732,913 119.13 5,407,859 6,460,944 119.47
Total producers' 23,293,403 23,016,486 98.81 20,937.798 24,503,925 117.03


1/ Includes type 21 sold in other type areas.
2/ Includes type 37 sold in type 21 and other
3/ Revised.


type areas.





Table


5-- Producers


sales,


value, and average price


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


1978 crop 1977 crop
Average Average
Market and State Sales Value price Sales Value price
_*(Pounds) .(Dollars) (Dollars) (Pounds) (Dollars) (Dollars)

Type 21 -- Virginia fire-cured I

Auction sales
Virginia:
Blackstone 2,193,031 2,012,256 91.76 2,349,700 2,164,332 92.11
Farmville 2,046,580 1,917,622 93.70 2,347,562 2,255,334 96.07
Lynchburg 2 579,261 2,517,316 97.60 2.595,627 2,602,311 100.26
Total Virginia 6,818,872 6,447,194 94.55 7,292,889 7,021,977 96.29
Flue-cured mkts. 7,074 4,559 64.45 -- -- -
Total type 21 6,825,946 6,451,753 94.52 7,292,889 7,021,977 96.29

Types 22 & 23 -- Kentucky and Tennessee fire-cured

Auction sales
Tennessee:
Clarksville 11,304,342 12,170,722 107.66 7,964,648 10,216,803 128.28
Springfield 11,143,576 11.578,212 103.90 6.394,026 7,977.625 124.77
Total Tennessee 22 447 918 23 748 934 105.80 14,358,674 18,194,428 126.71
Kentucky:
Hopkinsville 10,298,529 10,499,680 101.95 7,534,232 9,588,885 127.27
Mayfield 3,875,950 3,781,627 97.57 2,822,290 3,230,582 114.47
Murray 4,847,902 5,259,348 108.49 2,726,408 3,464,576 127.07
Total Kentucky 19.022,381 19,540,655 102.72 13,082,930 16,284,043 124.47
Total auction 41,470,299 43,289,589 104.39 27,441.604 34,478,471 125.64
Country sales: 10 429 545 15,101 981 144.80 18.587.293 26.882.802 144.63 1/
Total types 22 & 23 51,899,844 58,391,570 112.51 46,028,897 61,361,273 133.31

Type 35 -- one sucker

Auction sales
Kentucky:
Franklin 3,055,482 2,730,210 89.35 2,188,492 2,602,147 118.90
Mayfield 1,467,806 1,361,456 92.75 1,243,600 1,267,886 101.95
Murray 489,340 475,668 97.21 338,720 373,031 110.13
Russellville 5,177 298 4.839,310 93.47 3,841,718 4,649,893 121.04
Total Kentucky 10,189,926 9,406,644 92.31 7,612,530 8,892,957 116.82
Tennessee:
Springfield 1 975 640 1 899 648 96.15 1,070,002 1,214,402 113.50
Total auction 12,165,566 11,306,292 92.94 8,682,532 10,107,359 116.41
Country sales: 3,133,377 3,732,913 119.13 5,407,859 6,460,944 119.47
Total type 35 15,298,943 15,039,205 98.30 14,090,391 16,568,303 117.59

Type 36 -- green river

Auction sales
Kentucky:
Henderson 384,410 373,983 97.29 447,488 511,575 114.32
Madisonville 1,411,933 1,404,695 99.49 1,390,148 1,626,800 117.02
Owensboro 5,322,809 5,421,521 101.85 4,184,100 4,970,747 118.80
Total type 36 7,119,152 7,200,199 101.14 6,021,736 7,109,122 118.06

Type 37 -- Virginia sun-cured

Auction sales
Virginia:
Richmond 845,100 753,888 89.21 773,093 788,742 102.02
Fire-cured mkts 30,208 23,194 76.78 52,578 37,758 71.81
Flue-cured mkts. -- -- -- -- --
Total type 37 875 308 777 082 88.78 825,671 826 500 100.10


I I






Table 6-- Gross sales,


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


1978 crop 1977 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 2,215,627 2,036,408 91.91 2,387,086 2,199,596 92.15
Farmville 2,065,357 1,936,895 93.78 2,372,758 2,278,587 96.03
Lynchburg 2,653,989 2,584,175 97.37 2,648,383 2,650,564 100.08
Total Virginia 6,934,973 6,557,478 94.56 7 408 227 7 128 747 96.23
Flue-cured mkts. 7,074 4,559 64.45 -- -- --
Total type 21 6,942,047 6,562,037 94.53 7,408,227 7,128,747 96.23

Type 22 & 23 -- Kentucky and Tennessee fire-cured

Tennessee:
Clarksville 11,338,146 12,205,325 107.65 8,049,696 10,313,374 128.12
Springfield 11.233.492 11.668.376 103.87 6,462,272 8,054,823 124.64
Total Tennessee 22,571,638 23.873.701 105.77 14,511,968 18,368,197 126.57
Kentucky:
Hopkinsville 10,444,243 10,667,502 102.14 7,798,886 9,913,502 127.11
Mayfield 4,121,964 4,076,830 98.91 3,010,676 3,448,182 114.53
Murray 4.893.500 5.317.473 108.66 2.792.080 3.558.692 127.46
Total Kentucky 19.459,707 20,061,805 10.09 13,601,642 16,920.376 124.40
Total types 22 & 23 42,031,345 43,935,506 104.5 28,113,610 35,288,573 125.52

Type 35 -- one sucker

Kentucky:
Franklin 3,064,752 2,739,119 89.37 2,210,850 2,628,601 118.90
Mayfield 1,491,168 1,385,570 92.92 1,256,770 1,278,304 101.71
Murray 491,752 477,581 97.12 338,720 373,031 110.13
Russellville 5,456,800 5,139,227 94.18 4,183,832 5,072,499 121.24
Total Kentucky 10 504 472 9 741 497 92.74 7,990,172 9,352,435 117.05
Tennessee:
Springfield 1,993,390 1 911,363 95.89 1,082,572 1.227,641 113.40
Total type 35 12,497,862 11,652,860 93.24 9,072,744 10,580,076 116.61

Type 36 -- green river

Kentucky:
Henderson 424,256 419,242 98.82 450,506 513,538 113.99
Madisonville 1,412,511 1,404,911 99.46 1,396,742 1,632,811 116.90
Owensboro 5 569 555 5 688 057 102.13 4 422 240 5 243 738 118.58
Total type 36 7.406,322 7,512,210 101.43 6,269,488 7,390,087 117.87

Type 37 -- Virginia sun-cured

Virginia:
Richmond 852,868 758,865 88.98 776,805 791,367 101.87
Fire-cured mkts. 30,208 23,194 76.78 52,728 37,859 71.80
Flue-cured mkts. -- -- -- -- -- --
Total type 37 883076 782 059 88.56 829,533 829,226 99.96






Table


7--Resales,
air-cured


average price, and percentage of gross sales by markets of fire-cured and dark
tobacco


: 1978 crop 1977 crop
: Average Percent : Average Percent
Market and State : Resales price of gross : Resales price of gross
: (Pounds) (Dollars) : (Pounds) (Dollars)

Type 21 -- Virginia fire-cured

Virginia:
Blackstone : 22,596 106.89 1.0 37,386 94.32 1.6
Farmville 18,777 102.64 .9 25,196 92.29 1.1
Lynchburg 74,728 89.47 2.8 52,756 91.46 2.0
Total Virginia 116,101 94.99 1.7 : 115,338 92.57 1.6
Flue-cured mkts. : -- -- -- : -- -- --
Total type 21 116,101 94.99 1.7 : 115,338 92.57 1.6

Type 22 & 23 -- Kentucky and Tennessee fire-cured

Tennessee:
Clarksville 33,804 102.36 .3 85,048 113.55 1.1
Springfield 89,916 100.28 .8 : 68,246 113.12 1.1
Total Tennessee 123,720 100.85 .6 : 153,294 113.36 1.1
Kentucky:
Hopkinsville 145,714 115.17 1.4 264,654 122.66 3.4
Mayfield 246,014 119.99 6.0 188,386 115.51 6.3
Murray 45,598 127.47 .9 : 65,672 143.31 2.4
Total Kentucky 437,326 119.17 2.3 : 518,712 122.68 3.8
Total types 22 & 23: 561,046 115.13 1.3 : 672,006 120.55 2.4

Type 35 -- one sucker

Kentucky:
Franklin 9,270 96.11 .3 22,358 118.32 1.0
Mayfield 23,362 103.22 1.6 13,170 79.10 1.1
Murray 2,412 79.31 .5 -- -- --
Russellville 279,502 107.30 5.1 : 342,114 123.53 8.2
Total Kentucky 314,546 106.46 3.0 : 377,642 121.67 4.7
Tennessee:
Springfield 17,750 66.00 .9 : 12,570 105.32 1.2
Total type 35 332,296 104.29 2.7 : 390,212 121.14 4.3

Type 36 -- green river

Kentucky:
Henderson : 39,846 113.58 9.4 : 3,018 65.04 .7
Madisonville : 578 37.37 .0 : 6,594 91.16 .5
Owensboro : 246,746 108.02 4.4 : 238,140 114.63 5.4
Total type 36 : 287,170 108.65 3.9 : 247,752 113.41 4.0

Type 37 -- Virginia sun-cured

Virginia:
Richmond : 7,768 64.07 .9 3,712 70.72 .5
Fire-cured mkts. : -- 150 67.33 .3
Flue-cured mkts. : -- -- -- -- -- --
Total type 37 : 7,768 64.07 .9 3,862 70.59 .5






Table 8--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 $ .50 4.5
Farmville, VA .75 3.0 Mayfield, KY .70 5.25
Lynchburg, VA .75 3.0 Murray, KY .70 5.25
Russellville, KY .50 4.5
Type 22 Springfield, TN .50 5.0
Clarksville, TN .50 5.0
Springfield, TN 6.50 Type 36
Hopkinsville, KY .50 5.0 Henderson, KY 1.00 5.0
Madisonville, KY 1.00 5.0
Owensboro, KY 1.00 5.0
Type 23
Mayfield, KY .70 5.25 Type 37
Murray, KY .70 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
Pounds Pounds

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 1/ 152 396 274 262 157,
1975 141 413 288 244 133
1976 154 378 260 268 143
1977 161 394 286 276 141
1978 156 462 342 330 148
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983
1984

1/ Since 1974 types 22 and 23 have been combined.

Table 10--Applicalbe loan level per pound of burley, fire-cured, dark air-cured and sun-cured tobacco


Loan level
Dark
Burley Fire-cured air-cured Sun-cured
31 21 23 35 36 37
Cents


I-


Loan level
Dark

Burley Fire-cured air-cured Sun-cured
31 21 23 35 36 37
Cents
117.3 79.5 70.7 70.7


84.6


133.3





Table 11--Fire-cured and dark air-cured tobacco received under government
of net sales.


loan program and percentage


Fire-cured
Type21 _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 1,000 1,000 1,000
pounds Percent pounds Percent pounds Percent pounds Percent
1961 946 9.7 3,630 11.3 1,481 13.7 6,057 11.5
1962 1,156 12.1 5,670 17.4 2,961 24.7 9,787 18.0
1963 405 6.5 9,164 25.2 3,880 29.5 13,449 24.1
1964 268 2.9 4,612 13.8 2,602 21.6 7,482 13.7
1965 1,046 10.9 1,789 6.8 506 5.0 3,341 7.3
1966 621 8.2 5,427 18.0 902 8.9 6,950 14.6
1967 658 9.4 760 3.3 63 1.0 1,481 4.1
1968 154 2.5 402 1.6 3 .05 559 1.4
1969 104 1.6 1,699 6.6 162 2.0 1,965 4.9
1970 122 2.0 31 0.1 0 0 153 .4
1971 59 1.0 36 0.1 1 .01 96 0.2
1972 2 .05 2,172 8.7 624 10.3 2,798 7.9
1973 .3 .01 191 1.2 9 .2 200 .7
1974 279 4.8 576 3.7 124 2.7 979 3.7
1975 45 .9 56 .3 44 .9 145 .5
1976 84 1.6 9 .2 2 .2 94 .9
1977 1,036 14.2 938 4.3 195 3.5 2,169 6.2
1978 1,779 26.1 8,680 26.5 2,533 29.0 12,992 26.9

Dark air-cured
Type 35 Type 36 Type 37 Types 35-37
1961 905 6.6 1,039 15.0 7 .3 1,951 8.6
1962 2,295 15.6 1,761 23.2 59 2.6 4,114 16.8
1963 5,828 35.9 2,458 31.0 92 8.1 8,378 33.1
1964 1,531 10.3 2,129 27.8 16 .9 3,676 15.2
1965 1,443 12.2 1,734 26.1 75 3.8 3,252 15.9
1966 2,344 16.5 2,329 32.9 26 1.8 4,699 20.6
1967 924 8.9 475 9.4 25 2.0 1,424 8.5
1968 334 2.7 317 5.7 1 .1 652 3.4
1969 3,689 28.1 1,089 21.3 1 .1 4,779 24.4
1970 661 6.2 382 8.2 3 .2 1,046 6.4
1971 1,296 11.8 387 8.4 0 0 1,683 10.1
1972 591 5.9 604 12.0 0 0 1,195 7.5
1973 17 .2 0 0 0 0 17 .1
1974 341 4.7 97 2.4 13 1.4 451 3.7
1975 32 .4 26 .6 0 0 58 .4
1976 18 .3 0 0 0 0 18 .4
1977 45 .5 0 0 13 1.6 58 .4
1978 3,233 26.6 1,070 15.0 124 14.2 4,427 22.0
I *


- 22






Table 12--Season average prices per 100 pounds
sales by grades and schedule of loan


of tobacco by types in the
rates 1978 crop I/


dark air-cured area,


volume of


Group 1978 crop Group 1978 crop Group 1978 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
___ Type 21 -- Virginia fire-cured ____


Wrappers:
A1F 47
46
45
A2F 47
46
45
AID 47
46
45
A2D 47
46
45
Heavy lea
BiF 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
46
45
44
43


9,526
18,856
1,131
21,988
91,195
14,189
350
36,194
14,929
04,893
15,517
183
17,626
52,143
36,238
31,287
691
1,930
22,719
27,346
3,842
292
1,430
2,710

615
11,012
937
382
4,110
17,145
9,820
1,797
78
1,661
21,674
23,869
5,976
158
554
10,487
12,632
3,368
312
288
2,858
3,211
107

912
14,604
28,968
11,155
2.028


Heavy leaf
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 471
46:
45
C2L 47
46
45
44
C3L 43
46
45
44
C4L 47
46
45
44
C5L 47
46
45
44
CIF 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
44
C3D 47
46
45


(cont'd)

87
81
84







99
96
93


81
86
79
67


1,021
10,245
758
5,281
31,475
3,265
532
12,653
79,997
36,113
2,416
7,380
78,139
70,961
11,477
1,559
26,471
18,500
2,648
11,448
37,869
1,731
18,424
96,819
7,462
1,031
38,753
87,161
09,834
8,340
30,090
99,451
19,822
32,569
9,809
88,203
77,972
4,643


1,366
4,098
1,250


Thin 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'

96
92
87
82
72
74
73
71

110
109

94
99
100
97
77
79
80
75


Nondescript
NIL
N1D
N1G
N2


131,758
364,048
,249,304
321.301






per 100 pounds of tobacco by types


12--Season


grades


and schedule


of loan


rates


- 1978


crop


l/--Continued


Season
average


crop


Loan
rate


Sales 2/


grade


Season
average


1978 crop
Loan


rate


Sales


grade


Season
average


UIs crop
Loan


rate


Sales


Dollars Pounds Dollars Pounds I I Dollars Pounds

Types 22 and 23 -- Kentucky and Tennessee fire-cured


Wrappers:
AiF 47
46
45
A2F 47
46
45
A3F 47
46
45
AID 47
46
45
A2D 47
46
45
A3D 47
46
45
Heavy lea:
B1F 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
45
44


7,473

15,920
30,807

67,410
56,244
1,838


4,280

23,119
18.183


6,463
129,665
43,707

112,399
624,706
251,768
57,646

187,163
578,144
340,975
21,559

57,384
42,350
28.433


33,097
156,429
26,617


52,065
298,843
121,242
12,860

12,703
49,576
19,624
10.126


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


(cont'd)


14.144


1.095


1,917
20,916
19,039
8.855


3,823


7,386
45,375
39,421


15,279
6,539
3,306


1.627


Thin leaf
C3L 44
43
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
C1D 47
46
45
44
C2D 47
46
45
44
C3D 47
46
45


(cont'd)


3,990
66,704
18,065


37,348
8,452


151
151


188,148
31,796

176.175


99 1,306,115
99 422,174
96 19,048
89
92 209,843
92 2,640,065
92 917,132
89 17,347


25,206
462,931
144,031
5,392

69,076
789,560
127,440
6.902


86 279,063
86 3,195,000
86 857,100
84 5.512


46,417
760,919
236,296
15.402


20.424


149
140


5,927
143,859
13,043


72,604
955,464
398,981


See footnotes on


grade


1978


average prices


air-cured area,


sales


page


in the dark


volume of


Table






per 100 pounds of tobacco by types in the dark air-cured


12--Season


grades


and schedule


of loan rates


- 1978


crop l/--Continued


grade


1978
Season Lo


average


crop


Sales 2/


grade


1978


Season
average


crop


Loan
rate


Sales


grade


1978


Season
average


crop


Loan
rate


Sales


Dollars Pounds Dollars Pounds Dollars Pounds

Types 22 & 23 -- Kentucky and Tennessee fire-cured (cont'd)
Thin leaf (cont'd) Thin leaf (cont'd) Lugs (cont'd)
C3D 44 149 89 22,512 C5M 45 86 80 263.795 X1F 96 3,765
43 83 44 82 78 11,175 X2F 144 94 88,768
C4D 47 115 84 103,971 43 69 X3F 127 88 "178,059
46 120 84 1,451,258 C3G 47 105 83 13,204 X4F 108 84 224,924
45 119 84 436,895 46 110 83 46,920 XSF 94 82 157,168
44 130 82 6,519 45 95 83 14,362 X3VF 108 90 279,889
43 76 44 80 331 X4VF 93 86 1,379,014
CSD 47 104 79 35,794 43 75 X5VF 81 81 1,066,161
46 104 79 249,771 C4G 47 87 77 251,209 X1D 77 -
45 94 79 86,164 46 92 77 1,316,894 X2D 74 -
44 82 77 11,418 45 88 77 381,277 X3D 80 4,657
43 70 44 80 73 27,916 X4D 103 75 74,385
C3M 47 114 88 13,295 43 68 1,150 X5D 83 72 208,384
46 105 88 80,431 C5G 47 77 72 175,405 X3M 81 5,725
45 105 88 37,357 46 78 72 1,253,308 X4M 82 77 81,337
44 85 45 77 72 414,731 X5M 75 73 177,719
43 79 44 74 69 35,009 X3G 88 78 7,854
C4M 47 92 82 8,088 43 66 1,952 X4G 74 69 1,468,118
46 95 82 985,339 Lugs: X5G 67 65 3,727,883
45 95 82 467,373 X1L 93 Nondescript:
44 96 81 38,309 X2L 91 NIL 74 70 63,150
43 145 75 5,436 X3L 87 1,174 NID 64 62 119,002
C5M 47 80 2,180 X4L 82 614 NIG 59 58 2,261,793
46 90 80 233,321 X5L 81 N2 50 50 909,149


Averages


based


Data on pounds


on auction
show only


sales,


including


the approximate


association


quantity


deliveries


of tobacco


at advance


contained


prices.


in each grade


and are not


an accurate


area, volume of sales by


prices


average


record


of sales,


Table






Table 12--Season average prices per 100 pounds of
grades and schedule of loan rates 1978


tobacco by types in the dark
crop l/--Continued


volume of sales by


Group 1978 crop Group 1978 crop Group 1978 crop
and Season Loan and Season Loan and Season Loan
grade average rate Sales 2/ grade average rate Sales 2/ grade average, rate Sales


Wrappers:
A1F 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
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
45
44
B4M 46
45


Dollars


Pounds


6,010


501


122.676


3,758


23,504
1.116


5,802

582

1,246

10,227


Dollars


Type 35 -- one


Heavy leaf
B4M 44
B5M 46
45
44
B3G 46
45
44
B4G 46
45
44
B5G 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
44
C4M 46


Pounds


sucker


(cont'd)


24,104
429


2,576


18,717


115,574


10,732


989

270.544


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


Nondes
NIL
N2L
N1R
N2R
NIG
N2G


Dollars


2/


Poirnds


(cont'd)
104

83
80
96
113


101
106

83
84
82


cript:


15,998
7,002
47,597
8,687
901,022
847.130


See footnotes on


air-cured area,


page


nl






Table 12--Season average prices per 100 pounds


sales by


grades and schedule


of loan


of tobacco by types in the dark air-cured area,
rates 1978 crop l/--Continued


volume of


Group 1978 crop Group 1978 crop Group 1978 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

_~Ty________________________TpTe 36 -- green river ____________________


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
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
BSD 46
45
44
B3M 46
45
44
B4M 46
45


1,465


3,346


16,061
8,133
933
22,555
3,370
3,049









8,652
1,499

33,690
9,629
3,522
6,389
7,573











779







18,618
14,195


heavy leaf
B4M 44
B5M 46
45
44
B3G 46
45
44
B4G 46
45
,44
B5G 46
45
44
tin 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
02R 46
45
44
C3R 46
45
44
C4R 46
45
44
C5R 46
45
44
C3M 46
45
44
C4M 46


(cont'd)


20,062
909
516
44,354
35,288
284
07,406
36,438
12,461
13,258
6,737


7,641
1,695

133,825
48,915
5,977
431,805
293,002
36,777
105,019
174,500
13,042
27,783
19,025
879
422,981


Thin 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
N1G
N2G


script


324,980
108,857
18,720
206,518
89,169
17.058


4,299


4,293
45,800
16,134

10,198
4.282


2,408

1,291


3,614
20,531
17,044
500


25,109
58,980
135,763
4,761
103,105
329.851


13,361
1,987
35,073
7,;494
567,065
606.733


See footnotes


on page 25.


- 27 -






per 100 pounds of tobacco


grades


and schedule


of loan


rates


- 1978


crop


I/--Continued


Season
average


I/B crop
Loan


rate


1978


Season
average


crop


Loan
rate


Sales


Group
and
grade


Season
average


a crop
Loan


rate


Sales


Dollars Pounds Dollars Pounds Dollars Pounds

Type 37 -- Virginia sun-cured


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 leaf:
B1F 46
45
44
B2F 46
45
44
B3F 46
45
44
B4F 46
45
44
B5F 46
45
44
B1R 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


5,952
13,273
28
24,697
47,303
838
12,810
53,595
5,291
1,461
3,825
707


2,674
13,695
1,417

2,360


3,491


Heavy leaf
B3M 45
44
B4M 46
45
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
C3M 46
45


(cont'd)


2,291
10,778
1.105


vbl

109
139
4,095
15,023
4,521
607
7,224
1,842


7.646


10,244
4,410
279
5,635


124


Thin leaf
C3M 44
C4M 46
45
44
C5M 46
45
44
C3G 46
45
44
C4G 46
45
-44
C5G 46
45
44


(cont'd)


2,306
8,857
5,618
1,094
9,032
2,400

417
1,964
1,823
6,482
4,551
2,097
11,369
9,893


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
Nondescript:


3,076
12,176
2,002

J-

238
-
290
1,682
1,558

13,330
35,681
2,854
43,424
60,640


78,501
42,033


grade


Sales


3,521
630
8,804
25,061
1,030
10,547
43,664
6,767
3,820
5,690


1,681


12--Season


prices


air-cured


by types


volume


of sales


average


area,


77


Table


in the dark







Table 13--Average prices per 100 pounds of tobacco by weeks on representative grades for the
fire-cured markets and season averages 1/


Virginia


Type 21 -- Virginia


fire-cured


Group 1978-79 Week ending: 1978 1977
and Nov. Dec. Dec. Dec. Jan. Jan. Feb. Feb. Feb. crop crop
grade 2/ 30 7 14 20 18 25 1 6 15 average average
Dollars Dollars Dollars
Heavy leaf:
B2F 46 145 142 145 143 152 144 144 145 148
B3F 46 126 133 129 126 132 129 121 118 128 130
45 128 130 128 129 128 131 119 128 129
B4F 46 116 110 117 115 114 110 101 98 112 117
45 120 116 117 116 114 113 111 115 113
44 119 111 117 113 110 104 102 111 108
B5F 46 89 95 91 92 90
45 90 97 91 93 95
B4D 46 107 106 109 109 108 115
B4M 45 101 102 101 96 -- 100 100
B4G 45 102 100 98 96 96
Thin leaf:
C2L 46 159 154 161 164 158 160
C3L 46 133 127 129 129 134 130 130 130 138
45 127 126 132 133 132 125 128 135
C4L, 46 120 118 117 118 121 117 112 117 124
45 123 116 121 119 121 117 106 103 118 122
C5L 46 95 107 107 91 98 106
C1F 46 185 177 179 188 197 187 192
C2F 46 151 146 150 150 151 159 162 152 158
C3F 47 138 128 127 129 125 130 -
46 135 127 130 130 131 132 125 119 126 130 136
45 133 128 129 129 133 131 123 130 134
C4F 46 119 114 117 116 114 113 105 105 102 114 118
45 120 114 117 120 118 117 114 109 117 120
44 120 107 114 115 117 112 114 113
C5F 45 104 98 100 97 98 102 89 98 97
C5D 46. 79 74 74 73 79 75 66 65 66 74 -
C4M 45 105 101 103 101 102 97 97 89 101 100 104
44 110 96 99 101 96 94 90 97 95
C5M 45 83 82 83 88 81 81 72 70 80 80 83
C4G 45 87 99 93 92 84 72 87 88
44 83 87 85 81 67 82 78
C5G 44 77 73 71 82 70 64 64 71 72
Lugs:
X4L 110 97 108 104 95
X5L 84 81 86 83 79
X3F 111 112 110 110 106
X4F 96 87 94 104 104 102 97 92
X5D 77 74 75 76 81 80 76 76
X4M 86 82 83 92 89 88 78 77 86 81
X4M 45 89 82 78 86 86 81 79 76 72 82 82
X5M 74 72 70 74 71 70 66 66 66 71 69
X5M 45 76 72 68 69 68 68 66 65 65 68 70
X5G 76 71 69 71 71 78 64 63 63 72 66
Nondescript:
NIL 61 59 60 59 57 63 56 56 57 59 58
NIG 64 60 59 62 61 58 57 57 60 61
N2 43 41 41 41 40 41 38 38 38 40 40


1/ Averages based on auction sales, including
2/ For key to standard grade marks, see brief


ociation deliveries at advance prices.
classifications on page 6.






13--Average prices per 100 pounds of tobacco by weeks on representative grades for the Kentucky and


Tennessee fire-cured markets and season averages


I/--Continued


Tvnes


22 & 23 -- Kentucky and Tennessee


fire-cured


Group 1979 Week ending 1978 1977
and Jan. Jan. Feb. Feb. Feb. Feb. Mar. Mar. Mar. Mar. Apr. crop crop
grade 2/ 24 31 3/ 7 14 21 28 7 14 21 28 5 average average
Dollars Dollars Dollars

Wrappers:
A1F 46 ---- 170
A2F 46 --.- 164 --160 169
Heavy leaf:
B2F 46 148 151 150 148 150 154
B3F 46 148 147 144 148 149 150 148 132 128 146 153
B4F 46 143 140 126 130 137 141 132 125 119 101 130 150
45 107 147 121 127 122 136 94 107 127 125 124 151
B4D 46 151
B4M 46 124 102 147
B3VF 46 136 129 127 130 114 109 92 126 152
B4VF 46 122 110 112 102 124 116 98 99 90 110 150
45 121 114 98 86 101 85 104 147
B4G 46 111 90 109 139
B5G 46 127
Thin leaf:
C2F 46 151 151 154 152 152 154 148 151 157
C3F 46 147 148 148 141 136 149 149 131 128 115 144 152
45 145 148 144 146 150 140 101 144 154
C4F 46 142 138 137 128 130 143 127 122 113 100 131 150
45 135 141 129 128 123 142 110 107 103 98 129 151
C5F 46 138 118 118 113 123 134 118 110 100 105 118 148
45 100 97 117 132 113 112 149
C3D 46 145 148 146 137 135 149 130 126 132 101 138 151
C4D 46 138 135 136 109 125 135 120 105 108 92 120 147
45 139 130 128 131 123 131 105 105 96 88 119 148
C5D 46 116 117 90 102 131 106 88 94 82 104 142
C4M 46 123 114 114 103 93 104 90 91 87 87 95 144
45 123 100 89 102 90 87 88 91 95 145
C5M 46 106 85 105 85 85 86 85 90 133
45 108 86 83 88 83 87 83 82 86 126
C3VF 46 131 140 133 123 119 149 123 118 113 91 125 151
45 141 140 137 107 107 149 127 112 128 150
C4VF 46 121 114 118 108 109 124 112 102 99 90 110 148
45 142 116 122 108 110 117 103 99 94 91 109 148
C5VF 46 114 92 97 101 100 111 98 93 89 88 98 141
45 113 120 92 116 92 117 97 99 95 88 104 144
C4G 46 92 88 95 93 93 109 97 85 86 80 92 140
45 90 100 82 82 84 107 94 80 83 80 88 137
C5G 46 87 74 77 75 77 86 80 76 75 74 78 120
45 80 74 77 74 73 85 81 74 74 75 77 117
Lugs:
X3F 126 122 123 131 132 132 119 127 148
X4F 101 102 111 99 118 120 103 116 99 108 141
X5D 85 82 90 78 82 87 77 75 83 117
X5M 76 83 80 72 73 73 72 73 73 73 75 105
X3VF 108 110 103 106 123 118 98 93 85 108 141
X4VF 92 87 98 88 90 102 93 88 87 84 93 132
X5VF 81 82 86 81 78 83 79 79 76 74 81 114
X4G 78 74 75 72 71 81 74 71 68 70 74 109
X5G 68 67 70 66 66 68 66 66 65 65 67 92
Nondescript:
N1D 71 70 59 74 63 62 63 64 93
N1G 58 59 59 59 58 60 59 58 58 58 59. 72
N2 50 50 52 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 50 57


Averages based on auction sales, including association deliveries at advance
For key to standard grade marks, see brief of classifications on page 6.
No sales held,due to grower dissatisfaction with prices.


prices.


- 30 -






Table 13--Average prices per 100 pounds of tobacco by weeks on representative
markets and season averages l/--Continued


grades for one sucker


Type 35 -- one sucker
Group 1978-79 Week ending: 1978 1977
and Dec. Dec. Jan. Jan. Jan. Jan. Feb. crop crop
grade 2/ 8 15 5 12 19 26 9 average average
Dollars Dollars Dollars
Heavy leaf:
B2F 46 130 130 130 130 124 129 131
B3F 46 125 130 129 125 125 126 127 130
45 130 130 129 127 128
B4F 46 125 128 128 124 101 112 109 118 125
45 130 126 130 104 94 113 129
B3R 46 128 130 130 121 127 126
B4R 46 126 127 121 111 106 123 96 118 124
45 127 128 112 121 124
B4M 46 122 127 109 81 107 124
B4G 46 105 125 101 99 92 81 106 123
Thin leaf:
C2F 46 126 130 130 130 129 132 130 134
C3F 46 127 130 130 129 120 129 124 126 128
45 130 129 115 129 125 125
C4F 46 123 128 124 120 102 111 107 114 126
45 122 123 130 109 98 104 98 112 124
C3R 46 126 129 129 130 117 122 122 126 125
C4R 46 123 126 122 113 95 106 93 112 123
45 119 128 118 113 93 90 94 115 123
C5R 46 113 116 91 99 78 86 81 95 121
45 96 113 89 71 84 79 75 88 122
C4M 46 114 121 121 100 88 97 87 102 125
45 114 115 93 87 82 104 123
C4G 45 107 125 82 93 82 106 120
Lugs:
X2F 127 130 127 109 115 120 131
X3F 122 127 129 117 100 109 103 117 127
X4F. 109 118 112 94 82 87 84 97 123
X5F 100 75 74 84 75 81 117
X3R 116 123 114 93 113 124
X4R 108 115 96 80 81 79 96 122
X3M 114 118 111 97 85 94 86 100 126
X4M 98 111 93 83 76 74 78 87 119
X5M 78 88 75 70 67 67 73 117
X3G 112 108 91 80 100 123
X4G 84 95 80 74 72 72 71 77 116
X5G 66 70 62 59 58 61 58 62 108
Nondescript:
NIL 88 66 66 65 65 73 111
N1G 60 63 55 55 55 55 54 57 103
N2G 53 54 51 52 51 51 50 52 90

j/ 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.






Table 13--Average
markets


prices per
and season


100 pounds of tobacco by weeks on representative grades for green river
averages l/--Continued


Group
and
grade


Heavy lea
B4F 46
B4R 46
B4G 46
Thin leaf
C3F 46
45
C4F 46
45
C3R 46
45
C4R 46
45
44
C4M 46
45
C5M 45
C4G 46
45


Type 36 -- green
Week ending:


1978-79


Dollars


river


1978
crop
average

Dollars
129
123
124


1977
crop
average

Dollars
121
120
121


Lugs:
X3F 125 130 128 121
X3R 125 128 122 126 121
X4R 114 115 129 116 118 122
X4M 121 101 125 91 93 103 120
X5M 91 85 95 95 101 73 93 120
X4G 102 117 106 103 86 76 98 121
X5G 91 92 85 82 72 64 82 119
Nondescript:
NIG 83 66 67 67 57 55 65 115
N2G 61 55 60 56 50 52 55 109


Averages
For key t
Regular s
one final


based on auction sales including association deliveries at advance prices.
o standard grade marks, see brief of classifications on page 7.
ales held Jan. 15 18; regular schedule cancelled Jan. 22 25 and all markets
sale Jan. 26, 1979.





Table 13--Average prices per 100 pounds of tobacco by weeks on representative grades for the
sun-cured markets and season averages l/--Continued


Type


-- Virginia sun-cured


Virginia


Group 1978-79 Week ending: 1978 1977
and Dec. Dec. Jan. Jan. crop crop
grade 2/ 8 15 19 26 average average
Dollars Dollars Dollars
Heavy leaf:
B3F 45 121 114 113 103 114 124
B4F 46 111 109 107 -
45 113 105 95 92 104 118
B4M 45 99 87 92 117
B4G 45 102 82 92 112
Thin leaf:
C3F 45 120 117 112 116 126
C4F 45 112 110 105 109 122
44 109 102 119
C5G 45 84 82 83 -
44 72 78 75 90
Lugs:
X5L 92 84 103
X4F 99 97 95 110
X4M 100 84 91 105
X5M 89 83 80 83 82 99
X4G 91 87 72 86 96
X5G 77 76 68 73 73 92
Nondescript:
NIG 61 56 51 53 57 78
N2G _49 42 39 39 43 64

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.






Table 14--Percentage


of sales


by group for fire-cured and dark air-cured types


A
Wrappers


B
Heavy leaf


C
Thin leaf


Non.
descript


Miscel-
laneous


Type 21


Types 22 & 23
1974 1.9 21.1 32.9 NA 29.6 9.2 6.3
1975 1.8 17.8 42.8 NA 32.0 3.3 2.3
1976 1.7 13.2 38.7 NA 24.1 7.5 14.8
1977 0.6 8.2 45.2 NA 24.8 13.3 7.9
1978 0.5 8.3 55.2 NA 21.7 8.0 6.3
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983


Type 35


Type 36


Type 37


If Volume insufficient to quote percentage. NA Not applicable
Data for crop years prior to 1974 may be found in the 1975 and earlier reviews.






Table 14--Percentage of sales by quality for fire-cured and dark


air-cured types--Continued


1
Choice


Non-
descript


Miscel-
laneous


Type 21


Types 22 & 23 -_______


1974
1975
1976
1977
1978
1979
1980
1981
1982
1983


Type 36


1/ Volume insufficient to quote percentage.
Data for crop years prior to 1974 may be found in the 1975 and earlier reviews.






Table


L4--Percentage of sales


by color for


fire-cured and


dark air-cured types--Continued


Type 21


Types 22 & 23
8.4
4.8
3.3
12.5
10.4


Type 35


Type 36


1/ Volume
See color


insufficient to
codes on pages


Data for crop years prior


quote percentage.
6 and 7. NA not applicable
to 1974 may be found in the 1975 and earlier reviews.


6.3
2.3
14.7
7.9
6.2


8.
10.
10.
11.
16.






Table 15--Percentage distribution by


Group


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
Heavy leaf
B1F 47
46
45
44
B2F 47
S46
45
44
B3F 47
46
45
44
43
,B4F 47
46
45
44
43
B5F 47
46
45
44
43
Total BF
B3VF 47


43
B4VF 47


22-23


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


.980


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


B4VF 44
43
B5VF 47
46
45
44
43
Total BVF
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


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


N.A.


2.521


.010

N.A.


N.A.

.046

.005
N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


.005 -- N.A. N.A. N.A.
1.945 .068 8 .108 .011 1.276


.004 -- -- -- N.A.
.043 -- .082 -- --
.048 .003 -- 5-- .011
,002 -- -- -- --
-- -3- N. A. N.A. N.A.
.014 .005 -- -- N.A.
.217 .050 .304 .251 .268
.431 .045 .102 .192 1.259
.166 .021 .008 .053 .129
.030 -- N.A. .A. N.A.
.012 -- .020 -- N.A.
.080 .009 .060 .104 .016
.133 -- .003 .016 .080
.064 -- -- .112
.017 -- N.A. N.A. N.A.
1.261 .133 .579 .616 1.875


gades


for fire-curzd


ard dari:


air-cured


types, 19'18 croFs


wncmcc







for fire-cured and dark air-cured


Group


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


Th


To


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
ital 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

C3VF 47
46


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


N.A.


.004


.055

N.A.


.130
N-A-
N.A.


N.A.


.253


.150


N.A.


1.949


1.102


N.A.

.179
.091

N.A.


N.A.


C3VF 45
44
43
C4VF 47
46
45
44
43
C5VF 47
46
45
44
43
Total CVF
C1R 47


C2R 47


C3R 47


C4R 47


C5R 47


.197 44
.515 Total CR
N.A. C1D 47
N.A. 46
.033 45
.658 44
.068 C2D 47
N.A 46
..702 45
N.A. 44
.086 C3D 47
.090 46
-- 45
-- [44
.116 43
.411 C4D 47
.074 46
N.A. 45
..028 44
:.927 43
.120 C5D 47
N.A. 46
N.A. 45
,.232 44
i.101 43
.790 Total CD
N.A. C3M 47
N.A. 46
.446 45
.665 44
.086 43
N.A. C4M 47
1.172 46
S45
44
~143


NLA.


N.A.


.033
5.039
1.349
.043
.014
1.144
.457


.019


N.A.


N.A.


by erades


types, 1978 crops-1CoPtinued


Table 15--Percentage distribution


15,203


N.A.







air-cured types, 1978 crops--Continued


Table 15--Percentage distribution by grades for fire-cured and dark


Group


C5M 47
46
45
44
43
Total CM
C3G 47
46
45
44
43
C4G 47
46
S45
44
43
CSG 47
" 46
45
44
43
TotaL CG
Total C

Tips:
T3F
T4F
T75
Total TF
T3R
TA4R
T5R
Total TR
T3D
T4D
T5D
Total TD
T3M
T4M
T5M
Total TM
T3G
T4G
T5G
Total TC
Total T

Lugs:
XIL
X2L
X3L
X4L

Total XL


1978 crop


9.267 5.107 4.003 13.606 3.427
.009 .031 .032 -- N.A.
.044 .112 .148 .383 --
.036 .034 -- .077 .049
.005 .001 -- -- .229
N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
.059 .598 .058 .101 N.A.
.335 3.134 3.013 4.388 .213
.624 .907 .544 1.470 .757
.452 .066 .009 .253 .532
N.A. .003 N.A. N.A. N.A.
.139 .417 .059 .013 N.A.
.425 2.983 2.730 2.789 .245
.621 .987 .625 1.204 1.328
.546 .083 .029 .230 1.156
-- .005 N.A. N.A. N.A.
3.295 9.361 7.247 10.908 4.509
45.687 55.213 41.004 50.991 25.627



.005 .058 .006




S-00 -- -.-
.005 .058 .00675

.015 .196 .28
.001 .098 .5709


.006 -- --
.00329 .033--

....-o 058-

.116 .003 .001 .218 .070
.001 .894 .275

-138 .046
.008 .058 .243
.008 .196 .289
057 1.437 .579



.011 -- .029 .033 --
.116 .003 .066 ,017 .024
.260 .001 .039 -- .609
.325 -- .002 -- .654


.718


.004


.153


.050


1.287


Group


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
X4G 45
X5G
X5G 45
Total XG
Total X

Nondescrip
N1L
N2L
N1R
N2R
N1D
N1G
N2G
N2
Total N

No Grade 1


Grand
Total


1978" rop
Type Types Type Type Type
21 22-23 35 36 37


.046 .009 .104 -- --
.082 .211 .424 .049 .049
.361 .424 2.311 .277 .359
.575 .535 .780 .230 1.422
.243 .374 .234 .007 .234
1.307 1.553 3.853 .563 2.064
.666
3.282
2.537
6.485

.054 .048 --
.542 .419 --
331 .394 .028
.188 .236 --
1.115 1.097 .028
-- -- N.A. N.A. N.A.
-- -- N.A. N.A. N.A.
.010 .011 -- .007 .034
.313 .177 .023 -- .196
1.389 .496 -- -- .182
1.712 .684 .023 .007 .412
.127 .014 1.288 .339 --
.116 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
1.320 .194 1.101 .796 1.557
1.426 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
2.903 .423 1.182 1.833 4.168
2.986 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
8.878 .631 3.571 2.968 5.725
.024 .019 .268 .064 .333
.044 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
.745 3.494 3.145 1.392 5.073
.554 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
2.185 8.872 6.761 4.454 7.084
1.644 N.A. N.A. N.A. N.A.
5.196 12.385 10.174 5.910 12.490
17.811 21.742 18.889 10.595 22.006


1.962 .150 .128 .180 .983
N.A. N.A. .056 .027 .197
N.A. N.A. .380 .474 .607
N.A. N.A. .069 .101 .096
5.420 .283 N.A. N.A. N.A.
3.711 5.383 7.198 7.657 9.170
N.A. N.A. 6.767 8.193 4.910
4.783 2.164 N.A. N.A. N.A.
15.876 7.980 14.598 16.632 15.963


/


2.426


100.000


6.251


11.916


16.998


100.000 100.000 100.000


4.411


100.000


1/ Includes


wet and unsound tobacco.


not applicable.









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