Marketing Florida, Alabama and North Carolina potatoes

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Marketing Florida, Alabama and North Carolina potatoes
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United States -- Consumer and Marketing Service. -- Market News Service on Fruits and Vegetables
Federal-State Market News Service
United States -- Agricultural Marketing Service. -- Fruit and Vegetable Division
Florida -- Marketing Bureau Section
Florida -- Dept. of Agriculture and Consumer Services
Alabama -- Dept. of Agriculture and Industries
North Carolina -- Division of Markets
North Carolina -- Dept. of Agriculture
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Description based on: 1967; title from cover.
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Latest issue consulted: 1977.
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Prepared in cooperation with the State Depts. of Agriculture and the USDA, Agricultural Marketing Service.

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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF


AGRICULTURE


CONSUMER AND MARKETING SERVICE


AGRICULTI:pIJj,


COOPERATING WITH


'AA2KET RESEARCH


1 ") T ARTy HALL
UNiv; OF FLORIDA


QAiinLsv1LLL;


FLORIDA


FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
DIVISION OF MARKETING, MARKETING BUREAU SECTION

AND


NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
DIVISION OF MARKETS








MARKETING


FLORIDA,


ALABAMA


AND


NORTH


CAROLINA


POTATOES


SUMMARY


OF


966


SEASON


4 ,"


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1 i**ixi~iiii*'i***1"


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PREF


ACE


This new publication represents a combined summary of Florida, Alabama
and North Carolina potato production, shipments, F.O.B. sales and distribution
records for the 1966 potato season. Prior to this season separate summaries
were prepared by the individual offices covering these crops.


The Federal
information and
Hastings, Florid
Carolina June 16
Market News Serv


Itate
isuin
Apri
Thi
e's


Market News
g daily mark
1 18, Foley,
s summary wa
offices loca


rvice began collec
reports for the 19
abama May 23 and E
prepared jointly by
at these reporting


ting sh
66 pota
lizabet
the Fe
g point


pping point
o season at
City, North
eral-State


James 0. Gwynn
Local Representative
Hastings, Florida


George D. Cammeyer
Local Representative
Foley, Alabama


James B. Finazzo
Local Representative
Elizabeth City, N.C.


Additional


copies


of this


summary may be obtained by writing:


Market News Branch, F&V Division
Consumer and Marketing Service
U. S. Department of Agriculture
Washington, D. C. 20250


CONTENTS


Review of


Page
1-2


the Season


Potato


Production


by States


Daily Rail


and Truck Shipments


Shipping Point


Prices-- Florida,


Alabama


and North Carolina


Terminal Market


Prices


9-12


4 0 0 0 r @


Unloads of New Potatoes


in 41


Cities


13-15











REVIEW OF THE 1966 HASTINGS, FLORIDA POTATO


SEASON


James


O. Gwynn


- Local


Representative


Weather


again was the main factor in this


last of January when below


around April 10th in the Bunnell


section,


year's potato deal.


freezing


this is the early


crop


was delayed


temperatures were recorded.


section


of the entire


Diggin


Hastings


g began
deal.


Yields


were very irregular due to the previous


cold weather


which killed many of the


vines


only a part of
from around 50


the acreage killed


to around


150 cwt. sacks


per acre


due to limited
on the early


seed stock
plantings.


supplies.
After the


Yields ranged
first plantings


were dug, yi
Board of the


elds began to increase
Statistical Reporting


about


Service,


normal


or slightly


U.S. Department


above.


According


of Agriculture,yields


to the Crop
generally


Reporting
averaged


about 155


cwt. sacks


acre


in the Hastings


Section.


of May, daily rains occurred throughout


exception


of 2 days


no precipitation


as recorded


was recorded.


averaged


outside


from


.02 inches


over


of Hastings.


1.00 inches


recorded


was 6.98 inches


Surrounding areas


received


considerable more rain


Hastings and nearby points.
factors for maty growers.


The heavy


rains


caused


many


delays


in harvesting


and serious


condition


Generally there was no rail shortage


entire


season


however


of the potatoes
cars because of


after


many


the shorter


delivery


growers
trucks.


started


loading


trucks


movement


in preference to


caused


short


of the


season.


office was opened on
declined to $4.00 per


the first


sold for $4.00


June when


prices


cwt. for U.S. #1


price


1.26.
were $
Size A


Pri


was slightly
ces held for


over
about


2.00 per cwt. for c
or Size B potatoes


$5.00 per cwt
2 weeks but
potatoes. R
roughout most


Reds


season,


few days


the market declined


Because
growers


of rains
were pra


c


during ]
tically


moving
of June.


potatoes


however,


------- -- -------a-----


George


D. Cammeyer


Representative


growing


season
season.


potatoes


The inclement
of the potatoes.


weather


during


was


the growing


accurate


season


was reflected


prices


crop
areas


prevailed


was in direct


contrast


to the previous


seasons


of 1965 prices


sections


of increased


Stocks


January


were


considerably


previous


year


on the same date.


late Spring


in fact,


estimated


most


crop,


includes


at more


percent
areas h


above


average.


Hastings,
I weight,


The irregular
average yields,


Arizona


which was


growing


season


and Kern


10 percent above
did not adversely


County,


crop


However,
harvesting wa


the weather


caused


a icime


fact that the harvest


began


factor


ama crop
2 weeks


Arizona and


of the season this


California


the week


June


--- -- -


by cold


weather the


was replanted


about 2 weeks


at the Experimental


generally


This increased


most


this Spring


California was


country.


a year


yields,


ad better


potatoes
year was


to a greater


extent


normally begi
The Hastings


at all during


than usual.
n harvesting,
competition w


started


ras still


sea son.


to harvest on schedule.


A good
week


--


--


..


--- ---- ---











REVIEW OF THE 1966 FOLEY, ALABAMA POTATO SEASON
(Continued)


For comparison in 1965 the peak


week


was the week


of May 30 to June


5, with a total of 982 cars


and carlots and the two preceding weeks both showed shipments well above 800


cars.


The 1965


season


did not have any 200 carlot days


- June


2, with 194


was the heaviest


loading day of that


season.


However,


with 175


carlots


or more


were


not uncommon,


whereas


in the 1966


season


were


scarce.


F.0.B prices this year were at their


highest early in the


season,


$2.75-3.00


per hundred


weight for Round Red


types


during the last of May, and mostly around $3.00 for


Sebagoes


when their


harvesting began in June.
Round Reds dropped to $2.
office closed on June 24.


Sebago
00-2.25
Grower


prices


held fairly steady at $2.50-3.00 throughout the


on June 1 and were


prices


as low as $1.75


were generally about $1.00 per cwt


season,


when the Federal-State Market News


under the P.O.B. market,


with Round Reds reaching


a high of 2.00 per


cwt and as low as 75C.


Sebago


grower


prices


were


mostly


from $1.50-2.00.


During the


season,


many shipments


were


consigned.


Weather conditions for the 1966 harvest
place to market the crop.


were


generally


The greatest


problem


was


finding a


1* 11* -14-.--- -a- la f a


REVIEW OF ITHE 1966 ELIZABETH


.I- aae


CITY, NORTH CAROLINA POTATO SEASON


James


B. Finazzo


- Local Representative


The 1966 season was very disappointing to the potato
overlapped with the Alabama and Hastings, Florida deals c


growers


in North


creating a marketing


Carolina.


Harvesting


problem throughout the


season.


In addition


the heavy rains


early


in the deal delayed harvesting both


in the southern


areas


around Beaufort and later around the Pasquotank and Camden


areas.


Also,


the early start of the


harvest
Carolina


on the


Eastern


Shore


of Virginia


and Maryland


increased


the marketing


difficulties for North


potatoes.


Prices


reflected


a steady decline from the


beginning


to the end of the


season.


The earliest


F.O.B. price around June 16


was $2.50-2.60 per cwt.


for Round White varieties and by July 8 had


declined to $1.50 per


cwt.


Round


Reds


generally sold for about


cents


per cwt higher.


The basis


small local


of sales


growers


were


was mostly delivered


prices


handled by local brokers.


F.O.B. shipping point. Many p
A bright spot of the marketing


potatoes grown by


season


was the


contract
Carolina


sales,


especially early i


deal, however,


a factual


n the season.
percentage of


This type of sale is always important in the North


! sales


is not available.


The package


used


primarily for the fresh market trade


was the 50 pound burlap


sack,


with some


10 and 20 pound open window


paper sacks.


Chip stock


was marketed


in 100 pound burlap


sacks


with some


bulk loading.


Prices were


quoted


on a cwt. basis.


*-.--. --- -.-..- .-------.-.-- -- ...-- --- -------_------*











ACREAGE,


YIELD AND PRODUCTION OF POTATOES IN THE UNITED STATES AVERAGE 1960-1964
AND ANNUAL 1965 AND 1966


POTATOES, IRISH


Seasonal Acreage harvested : Yield per harv. acre : Production

group : Average : Average : Average
and : 1960-64 : 1965 1966 1960-64 1965 a 1966 a 1960-64 1965 1966
State :


1,000


WINTER:
Fla.
Calif.


Total
EARLY SPRING:
Fla. -Has tings
-Other
Texas
Total
LATE SPRING:
N. C.
8 N.E. Counties
Other Counties
S.C.
Ga.
Ala. -Baldwin
-Other
Miss.
Ark.
La.
Okla.
Texas
Ariz.
Calif.
Total
EARLY SUMMER:
Mo.
Kans.
Del.
Md.
Va.-East. Shore
-Norfolk
-Other


NC.
Ga.
Ky.
Tenn.
Texas
Calif.
Total
LATE SUMMER:


Mass
R. I
N.Y.
N.J.
Pa.
Ohio
Ind.
Ill.
Mich
Wis.


-LI.


acres
8.5
-- 12.5
- 21.0

22.6
2.8
:- 1.3-
26.7


: .4
S 13.9
7.0
S3.3
S 4.5
3.8
S1.5
6.0
S 9.3
: 47.7
: 117.1
_i- -


9.5
7.8
11.4
S 8.8
: 90.5


1,000


acres
10.0
9.4
19.4


27.
3.
4.
35.


15.
6.
2.
4.
3.
1.
6.
11.
54.,
121.

4.
2.
8.
2.
21.

3.
4.

8.
7.
11,.
7.
81-


1,000


acres
10.9
14.6
25.5
I5-

30.0
2.6
3.0
35.6


10.5
3.5
2.5
.3
16.6
6.7
3,5
3.8
3.4
.8
8.1
12.5
52.0
124.2
~- -I42
3.5
2.1
8.6
2.4
23.3
.4
3.5
4.5
.6
6.5
7.5
18.7
-7.0
S-_ 88.6


Cwt. Cwt.
149 145
21 0 235
190 189

162 155
132 95
103 T65"
156 139


139
111
82
65
130
86
52
58
51
63
77
243
331
205

88
88
206
126
147
108
64
116
49
64
77
180
322
148


140
120
85
62
117
91
60
63
42
70
90
210
315
207

100
95
220
130
125
110
66
120
55
70
75
180
335
146


1,000


Cwt.
145
240
199

145
140
70
138


130
125
100
60
155
110
85
65
52
60
95
230
330
217

110
90
185
125
150
120
70
120
53
60
80
185
355
155


cwt.
1.242
- 2,747
3,990

3,665
378
130
4,172


1,694
386
340
27
1,805
611
173
265
194
97
458
2,256
15,682
23,998

422
206
1,956
383
3,301
100
254
632
40
617
608
2,049
2,820
13,386


1,000


cwt.
1,450
2,209
3,659

4,309
323
266
4,898


1
2


1,512
384
230
19
1,755
555
174
265
160
70
567
2,310
7,136
5,137


1,000


cwt.
1,580
3,504
- -5*8
5,084

4,350
364
210
4,924


3/






3/

2


450
190
1,760
312
2,688
33
244
516
33
560
540
2,088
2,512
11,926


399
234
3,025
4,150
594
672
880
338
828
3,700


1,365
438
250
18
2,573
737
298
247
177
48
770
2,875

6,956

385
189
1,591
300
3,495
48
245
540
32
390
600
3,460
2,485
.3,760

380
216
2,352
3,312
442
580
414
312
950
3,420


See footnotes at end of table.









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ACREAGE, YIELD AND PRODUCTION OF POTATOES IN THE UNITED STATES AVERAGE 1960-1964
AND ANNUAL 1965 AID 1966 (CONTINUED)

POTATOES, IRISH


: Acreage harvested :Yield per harv. acre Production
Seasonal .
group : Average: : : Average : : :Average
and : 1960-64 : 1965 : 1966 : 1960-64 1965 :1966 : 1960-64 : 1965 : 1966
State ::


1,000


L. SUMMER: CONT.
Minn.
Nebr.
Md.
Va.
W.Va.
N.C.
Colo.
N. Mex.
Wash.
Calif.
Total 1/
FALL:
Maine
N.H.
Vt.
Mass.
R.I.
Cornnm
N.Y. -L.I.
-Upstate
Pa.
8 Eastern-Fall
Ohio
Ind.
Mich.
Wis.
Minn.
Iowa
N. Dak.
S. Dak.
Nebr.
9 Central-Fall
Mont.
Idaho-10 S.W.Co.2/
-Other Co.
Wyo.
Colo.
Utah
Nev.
Wash.
Oregon-Ma lheurCat2
-Other Co.
Calif.
9 Western-Fall 2/


Total


acres
6.6
3.6
1.5
2.8
S 8.5
3.0
15.4
2.6
18.8
8.6
* 145.8

S145.8
1.7
2.3
S 4.9
4.2
6.6
30.7
S 43.0
35.8
275.0
10.2
4.1
S 39.4
32.8
100.6
3.3
113.0
5.9
8.9
- '318.3
7.9
: 13.0
236.8
3.6
38.0
8.7
1.3
19.1
:11.3
25.1
22.9
387.7
: 3981.0

1,382.0


1,000
acres
7.2
3.2
1.0
2.7
7.5
3.0
13.0
2.2
19.0
8.9
137.0
- 8--

148.0
1.5
2.0
4.6
4.2
6.7
26.0
40.0
34.7
267.7
9.3
4.4
43.5
40.0
87.0
3.0
105.0
5.0
8.1
305.3
7.8
33.0
249.0
3.6
35.0
9.0
.9
31.0
12.5
26.0
27.0
-434.


1,000
acres
7.8
3.2
1.1
2.8
8.0
3.0
12.7
2.3
21.0
9.4
141.1

158.0
1.4
1.9
4.8
4.3
6.4
29.7
41.0
35,6
283.1
9.1
5.8
43.0
41.0
88.0
3.0
107.0
5.8
8.5
311.2
8.0
35.0
276.0
3.6
31.0
8.5
.8
37.0
14.5
27.0
28.4
469.8
1,064.1


1 007.8
1,479.1
1,402.8


1,000


Cwt,
153
152
94
71
67
128
200
173
310
320
203

257
188
177
214
243
226
267
215
191
240
190
237
180
203
117
136
117
94
195
---
140
165
245
188
155
219
164
191
302
249
239
247
206

19


Cwt. Cwt.
165 160
165 165
90 85
75 65
60 50
130 140
200 220
160 185
350 350
345 355
221 207

238 245
185 190
175 175
225 200
245 235
210 220
290 255
215 220
200 165
233 230
205 180
265 235
200 185
205 200
140 115
145 150
145 125
120 135
205 200
164 146
170 170
275 310
210 200
175 150
245 280
170 175
200 220
360 370
265 260
230 245
270 280
233 235
212


207


208


cwt,
1,014
553
144
200
571
380
3,072
449
4,809
-2 741
- 29 636

37,425
312
407
1,058
1,012
1,487
8,191
9,256
_6843_
- 65990_
1,947
962
7,090
6,651
11,779
453
13,281
558
-1 729
4,4_51_
1,296
3,254
44,769
566
8,345
1,429
238
5,759
2,802
6,016
5,676

190,591

265,773


1,000


cwt.
1,188
528
90
202
450
390
2,600
352
6,650
3,070
30,340

35,224
278
350
1,035
1,029
1,407
7,540
8,600
6,940
62,403
1,906
1,166
8,700
8,200
12,180
435
15,225
600

50,072
1,326
9,075
52,290
630
8,575
1,530
180
11,160
3,312
5,980
7,290
101,348

213,823


1,000
cwt.
1,248
528
94
182
400
420
2,794
426
7,350
3,337
29,157

38,710
266
332
960
1,010
1,408
7,574
9,020
5,874
65,154
1,638
1,363

7,955
8,200
10,120
450
13,375
783
1,700
45,584
1,360
10,850
55,200
540
8,680
1,488
176
13,690
3,770
6,615
7,952
10,321
21,059


289,783


1/ Averages
crop for 19


exclude late summer crop for
60-61 for Idaho and Oregon.


19
3/


60-61 Sr
Includes


Idaho and Oregon. 2/ Averages include late summer
the following quantities not harvested or not









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DAILY RAIL AND TRUCK SHIPMENTS NEW OROP POTATOES IN THE UNITED STATES
APRIL 11 JULY 12, 1966 ENCLUSIVE


North


DATES

April





















May


Florida
Rail Truck


Alabama
Rail Truck


Carolina
Rail Truck


Arizona
Rail Truck


California
Rern Dist.
Rail Truck


Texas
Rail Truck


Virginia
Rail Truck


Total
Rail Truck












DAILY RAIL AND TRUCK SHIPMlNTS NEW CROP POTATOES IN THE UNITED STATES
APRIL 11 JULY 12, 1966 ELUSIVE
(Continued)


North


California


DATES


Florida
Rail Truck


Alabama
Rail Truck


Carolina
Rail Truck


Arizona
Rail Truck


Dist.
Truck


Texas
Rail Truck


Virginia
Rail Truck


Total
Rail Truck


172*


* Alabama truck shipments not available by days after June 23rd.
are weekly.


Figures shown after that date




I@


-7-

SHIPPING POINT PRICES OF NEW CROP POTATOES

HASTINGS. FLORIDA AND NEARBY POINTS


SEBAGIS


DATES


100 Lb.
US#1 Sz.A


Table Stock
Sks.
US#1 Sz.B


Proc. Stock
50 Lb. Sks. 100 Lb.Sks.
US#1 Sz.A 1 5/3" Hin.


ROUND REDS
Table Stock


100 Lt.
US#1 Sz.A


Sk Sz
US#1 Sz, 3


50 Lb.
US#l Sz.A


US#1 Sz.A


April 18
19
2:
f? ;


5.00-5.
5.
5.
5.
5.
4.25-4.


-3.50
-3.50


4
4
4
4.00-4
4
4
4
3.50-4
3
3
3
3
3.00-3
3
3
3
3


.00-3.
.00-3.
.00-3.
.00-3.
.00-3.
.00-3.
3.
.00-3.
.00-3.
3.
.50-2.
.50-2.
.50-2.
.50-2.
.50-2.
.50-2.
.50-2.


2.30-2.
2.
2.
2.
2.
2.
2.
2.
2.
2.
2.
2.
2,.
1.05-2.
1.
1.
1.
1.
1.60-1.
1.
1.


4.00
a
4.00
4.00
4.00

4.00
-


4.
4.
3.50-4.
3.
3.
3.
3.
3.
3.
3.
2.


2.10-
2.10-





1.85-
1.85-


4.00
4.00
4.00
3.50-4.00
S


3.50


3.00
2.50-3.00


1.60
1.35-1.60


2.10


June











FOLEY, AIABAMA AND NEARBY POINTS


100 Lb.


DATES


Table
Sks. 20 Lb. Sks.
US#1 Sz. A


ROUND REDS
Stock
10 Lb.Sks.


Loose


100 Lb.Sks.
US#1 Sz. B


100 Lb.Sks.
(Ala. Util.)


SEBACOES NORGOLDS
Table Stock
100 Lb. Sks.
US#1 Sz. A


2.75-
2.75-
2.50-


674-7
6
62-6


39c
36k-39e

34-36ws


.50-3.
.50-3.
.25-2.
.25-2.
.25-2.


2.40-
2.40-
2.00-
1.75-
1.50-


2.25
2.00-2.25
2.00-2.25
2.00-2.25
2.00-2.25
2. 2.25
2.25
2.25
2.00-2.25
2.00
2.00
2.00
2.00
Insufficient
Insufficient
1.75-2.00
2.00
1.75-2.00


57 31c
57$ 31'
57 31%c
57 31C
57k 31c
57 31%4
57$ 31%
57$ 31%.
57 31%-
54-57 29-31%
52$ 29
52 29
52 29
supplies to quote.
supplies to quote.
52$ 29c
52 29$
52e 29c


1.00-1.50
1.00-1.50
1.00-1.50
1.00-1.25


75-3.00
75-3.00
50-2.75


- a -*


PUNGOES


DATES


us#


SUPERIORS


1 Size A


ELIZABETH CITY AND NEARBY POINTS

COBBLERS PUNGOES & SUPERIORS
Table Stock
100 Lb. Sacks
US#1 Size B


ROUND REDS


ROUND WHITE,


& ROUND REDS


Processing Stock


Sz.3


US#' 1 & US#


I Sz.


2.50-


2.
2.25-2.
2.
2.00-2.
1.75-2.
1.75-2.
1.
1.
1.


2.50-


2.00-2.
1.75-2.
1.75-2.
1.
1.
1.


1.75
1.65-1.75
1.50-1.75
1.50-1.65
1.50
1.50


1.75
1.65-1.75
1.50-1.75
1.50-1.65
1.50
1.50


1.75
1.65-1.75
1.50-1.75
1.50
1.50
1.50


3.00


1.70


2.50


3.25









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PRICES OF FLORIDA NEW CROP POTATOES
AT SELECTED TERMINAL MARKETS


Prices


per 50 Lb.


Sacks,


US# 1,


Size A


ATLANTA
SEBAGOES ROUND REDS


DATES


BALTIMORE
SEBAGOES ROUND REDS


NEW YORK
SEBAGOES ROUND REDS


-_ PHILADELPHIA
SEBAGOES ROUND REDS


April 18
19
20
21
22


:3.75


-4.00
-4.00


S25-3.
.25-3.
.25-3.
.25-3.
3.
3.
3.
3.
.25-3.
.25-3.
.25-3.
.25-3.
.00-3.
.00-3.
.00-3.
.00-3.
.75-3.
2.
.50-2.
.50-2.
2.


2.50-

2.50-





-

3.25-
3.00-
3.00-
3.00-
3.00-


3.25-
3.00-
3.00-
3.00-


-3.50
3.40-3.50
3.00
3.00
2.75-3.00


3.
3.00-3.

3.00-3.
3.
3.00-3.
3.


2.75-


2.00-2.25
2.00


2.25-


-3.00
-3.00
-3.00


DATES

April 18


PITTSBURGH
:4k-:, ,*. -b---- kJ


SEBAGOES


.50-3.
.50-3.
3.
3.
3.
3.


CLI~EVLAND


ROUND REDS


sEBAGOes


75-4.
75-4.
75-4.
75-4.
75-3.
75-3.
75-3.
75-3.
75-3.
50-3.
50-3.
00-3.
00-3.
00-3.
00-3.
00-3.
00-3.
00-3,


ROUND REDS

3.75-4.00
3.75-4. 00
3.75-4.00
3.75-4.00


75-4.
75-4.
75-4.
75-4.
65-3.
65-3.
65.3.
65-3.
65-3.
50-3.
50-3.
00-3.
00-3.
00-3.
00-3.


CIN CINNATI


SeBAGOES


ROUND REDS


.50-4.
.50-4.
.50-4.
.50-3.
.25-4.
.50-3.
.25-3.
.25-3.
.25-3.
.00-3.
.50-3.
.75-3.
3.
.75-3.
.50-3.
.25-3.
.25-3.
.50-3.


WASHINGTON
SEBAGOES ROUND RfE


3.00


3.
25-3.
25-3.
00-3.
00-3.
00-3.
00-3.
00-3.
a


June


" "









-10-


PRICES OFP FLORIDA NEW CROP PATOES
AT SELECTED TERMINAL MARKETS
(Continued)


PITTSBURGH


DATES


SEBAGOES


CLEVELAND


ROUND REDS


S K GB


CINCINNATI


ROUND REDS


SEBAGOES


ROUND REDS


WASHINGTON


SEBAGOES


ROUND REDS


.50-2.
.50-2.
.50-2.
.00-2.
.00-2.
.25-2.
.25-2.
.25-2.
.00-2.
.00-2.
.00-2.
.00-2.
.00-2.


.00-3.
.00-3.
.00-3.
.00-3.
.00-3.
.50-3.
.00-3.
.00-2.


2.75-3.
2.
2.
2.
2.
2.


2.00-


2.75-3.
3.
2.75-3.
2.
2.75-3.
2.75-3.
2.75-3.
2.75-3.


2.00-2.50


- --------- a -


PRICES OF ALABAMA NEW CROP POTATOES
AT SELECTED TERMINAL MARKETS

ROUND REDS (Unless Otherwise Stated)


DATES


Sz.A


ATLAIT4
50 Lb. Sacks
US#1 Sz.B


US#1 Sz.A
SEBAGOES


BIRMINGHAM
100 Lb.Sks. 50 Lb.Sks.
US#1 Sz. A US#1 Sz.B


BALTIMORE
50 Lb. Sacks
US#1 Sz.A US#1 Sz.B


LOUISVILLE
50 Lb.Sks.
US1, Sz.A


-,

2.00-2.25


1.50-
1.50-
1.50-
1.50-


2-00
2.00


2.75-3.
2.
2.
2.50-2.
2.50-2.
2.25-2.
2.10-2.
2.15-2.
2.00-2.


.00-4.
.75-4.
.75-4.
.75-4.
.75-4.
.25-3.

.85-3.

.85-3.
85-3-
.85-3.

.00-3.
.85-3.
.85-3.
.075-3.
.75-3.

.75-3.
.75-3.
.75-3.
.75-2.
.75-2.
.75-2.
.75-2.


00-2.35
00-2.40
00-2.25
00-2.25


3.00
3.00

3.00


2.50
2.50
2.50
2,00-2.50


2.00-2.25


2.25-2.
2.25-2.
2.00-2.
2.00-2.
2.00-2.
1.80-2.
1.
1.80-1.
1.


1.50-
1.50-
1.50-
1.50-
1.50-
1.50-
1.50-









-11-


PRICES OF ALABAMA NEW CROP POTATOES
AT SELECTED TERMINAL MARKETS
(Continued)

ROUND REDS (Unless Otherwise Stated)


DATES


CINCINNATI
50 Lb. Sacks
US#i Sz.A US#1 Sz.B


PHILADELPHIA
50 Lb. Sacks
US#1 Sz.A US#1 Sz.B


PITTSBURGH
50 Lb. Sacks
US#1 Sz.A US#1 Sz.B


ST. LOUIS
100 Lb.Sks. 50 Lb.Sks.
US#1 Sz. A US#1 Sz.B


2.35
2.20-2.50
2.25

1.85-2. 00
1.60-1.90
1.75-1.90

1.50-1.75


2.
2.25-2.
2.25-2.
2.
2.00-2.
2,
1.75-2.


4.00-4.


2.00-2.
2.
1.75-2.


1.25-1.50
a


2.00-2.50


7
8
9
10
13
14
15
16
17
20
21
22
23




DATES


1.50


2.00-2.25
1.50-2.00
2.00
2.00-2.25
1.75


1.75


2.00


CHICAGO
100 Lb.Sks. 50 Lb.Sks.
US#1 Sz.A US#1 Sz.B


NEW ORLEAJNS
100 Lb. Sacks
US#1 Sz. A


.00-3.
.85-3.
.85-3.
.85-3.
.75-3.
.75-3.
.40-3.
.50-3.


75-2.
75-2.
75-2.
75-2.
75-2.
75-1.
75-2.
75-2.
50-1.


CLEVEIAND
50 Lb.Sks.
US#1 Sz.A


2.75-3.25
2.50-3.00
2.50-3.00
2.50-3.00


DETROIT
100 Lb. Sacks
US#1 Sz.A US#1 Sz.B


WASHINGTON
50 Lb. Sks.
US#l Sz.A


SE13AG0ES


4.65-5.00
4.65-4.75
4.40-5. 00


3.65
3.00-3.50


7 3.00-3.25


3.25-3.50
3.25-3.50
-
3.25-3T35

3.00-3.50
3.00-3.35
3.00-3.25
2.75-3.25
3.00-3.15
3.00-3.15


4.00
3.85-4.00
3.75-4.00


2.00-2.25


40-2.
40-2.
40-2.
40-2.
40-2.
40-2.
40-2.


3.60-3.75
3.50-3.75
3.25-3.75


3.75-4.00
3.75-4.00


.00-3.
.00-3.
.00-3.
.00-3.
.85-3.
.75-3.
.75-3.
.75-3.
.75-3.
.75-3.
.75-3.
.75-3.
2.


3.75-4.00
3.75-4.00

3.50
3.00-3.50
2.50-3.50
2.50-3.00


2.25-


2.25-2.50


2.00-


2.25
1.75-2.00
1.75









-12-


PRICES OF NORTH CAROL 1 CAROLIA OP POT ES
AT SELECTED TERMIAL MARKETS

Prices per 50 Lb. Sacks, IUS# 1, Size A


SUPERIORS


1.25-1.50

1.00-1.25
1.00-1.25


NEW YORK
PU1GOS


ROUND REDS


1.00-1.25


2.00


1.00-1.50
1.50
1.25-1.50


1.25-1.50


1.50


POITTSBURGE
ROUND WHITES ROUND REDS


1.50-
1.40-
1.35-
1.35-
1.35-
1.35-
1.30-
1.30-
1.30-
1.30-
1.25-
1.15-


1.85-1.90
1.85-1.90
1.75
1.50-1.75
1.55-1.60
-
1.50
1.35-1.50
1.35-1.50


BALTIMORE
PUNGOS


1.00-
1.00-
1.00-
1.00-

1.15-
1.25-


1.00-1.25


DATES


COBBLERS


PU GO S


PHR LA ELUEIAR
SUPERIOR


ROUND REDS


CLEVELAND
ROUND WHITES


2.10-2.
1.75-2.
2.10-2.
2.10-2.
1.85-2.
1.
1.
1.
1.25-1.


1.50
1.25-1.50


2.00


1.90-2. 00


1.
1.
1.
1.40-1.
1.
1.15-1.


2.25
2.10-2.15


1.25 -1.35
1.25-1.35


1.00-1.40


1.50
1.50
1.25-1.50

1.50
1.35-1.50
1.25-1.50


- 1.25-1.50


1.00-1.25
1.00-1.25
1.00-1.15


-
1.50-1.75
1.50-1.75
1.50-1.75
1.50-1.75
1.50-1.75

1.50-1.75


a
1.50-1.60
1.50-1.60


*-.---.------ ----.-aa.-aa-.-mamasaa-a-.- -.- -._ -a-.-.


DATE S

June











July


r:



















:




1E ~g~ E



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I"





i E


;(C

'"""""
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IEBEE"
,E E ~2~


April


Total


April


May June


Total


Albany, N.Y.
Alabama
Arizona
California
Florida
North Carolina


Chicago,
Alabama


Ill.


Arizona
California
Florida


North Carolina


Texas
Virginia
Total


Texas


Virginia
Total

Cincinnati,
Alabama


Atlanta, Ga.
Alabama
Arizona
California
Florida
North Carolina
Texas
Virginia
Total

Baltimore, Md.
Alabama
Arizona
California
Florida
North Carolina
Texas
Virginia
Total

Birmingham, Ala.
Alabama
Arizona
California
Florida
North Carolina
Texas
Virginia
Total


Ohio


Arizona


California
Florida
North Carolina


Texas


Virginia
Total


Cleveland, Ohio
Alabama
Arizona
California
Florida
North Carolina
Texas
Virginia
Total


Columbia, S.C.
Alabama
Arizona
California
Florida
North Carolina
Texas
Virginia
Total


Boston, Mass.
Alabama
Arizona
California
Florida
North Carolina
Texas
Virginia
Total

Buffalo, N.Y.
Alabama


Dallas, Texas
Alabama
Arizona
California
Florida
North Carolina


Texas


Virginia
Total


Denver, Colo.
Alabama
Arizona
California


Arizona
California
Florida


Florida


North Carolina


North Carolina


Texas
Virginia
Total


Texas
Virginia
Total


27
147
505
276
2
50
80
1087


20

53
93
28
1
20
215


-13-

UNLOADS OF NEW POTATOES IN 41 CITIES (RAIL AND TRUCK COMBINED)
APRIL JULY 1966









-14-

UNLOA )S O NEW POTATOES IN 41 CITIES (RAIL AND TRUCK COMBINED)
AZPIL JULY 1966
(Continued)


Artl


Detroit, Mich.
Alabama
Arizona


California


Florida


North Carolina


Texas


Virginia
Total


Total

77
279
987
434
20
25
108
1930


April


Louisville,
Alabama


Arizona


California
Florida
North Carolina


Total

315
39
108
200


Texas


Virginia
Total


Ft. Worth, Texas
Alabama


Memphis, Tenn.
Alabama


Arizona
California
Florida


Arizona


California


Florida


North Carolina


North Carolina


Texas


Texas
Virginia
Total


Virginia
Total

Houston, Texas
Alabama
Arizona
California
Florida
North Carolina
Texas
Virginia
Total

Indianapolis, In
Alabama


Miami, Florida
Alabama
Arizona


California


Florida
North Carolina


Texas
Virginia
Total


Milwaukee, Wisc.
Alabama


Arizona


Arizona


California


California


Florida


Florida


North Carolina
Texas
Virginia
Total

Kansas City, Mo.
Alabama


North Carolina


Texas


Virginia
Total

Minneapolis,
Alabama


Minn.


Arizona


Arizona


California


California


Florida


Florida


North Carolina


North Carolina


Texas


Texas


Virginia
Total


Virginia
Total


Los Angeles,
Alabama
Arizona
California


Calif.


Nashville, Tenn.
Alabama


Arizona


1225


1350


4261


Florida


North Carolina


Trexas


California


Florida
North Carolina
Texas


Virginia


Virginia -
<* -i


::il









-15-
UNLOADS OF NEW POTATOES IN 41 CITIES (RAIL AND TRUCK COMBINED)
APRIL JULY 1966
(Continued)


Total


New 3r'Kans, La.
Alabama


Arizona
California


Florida


North Carolina


May June


Total


Salt Lake City, Utah
Alabama
Arizona
California
Florida
North Carolina


Texas


Texas.


Virginia -
Total 34
New York, N.Y.
Alabama -
Arizona
California 43


Virginia
Total


San Antonio


35 91
35 91


, Texas


Alabama
Arizona


California


Florida


Florida


North Carolina


North Carolina


Texas


Texas


Virginia
Total


Virginia
Total


49 111


Philadelphia, Pa.
Alabama


San Francisco, Calif.
Alabama


Arizona
California


Arizona
Califoraia
Florida


Florida


North Carolina


Texas


Virginia
Total
Pittsburgh,
Alabama


Arizona


North Carolina
Texas
Virginia
Total
Seattle, Wash.
Alabama
Arizona


California


Florida


California
Florida


North Carolina


North Carolina


Texas


Texas


Virginia
Total


Virginia
Total


Portland, Oregon
Alabama


Washington, D. C.
Alabama


Arizona


California


Arizona
California


Florida


Florida


North Carolina


North Carolina


Texas


Virginia
Total


Virginia
Total
Providence, R.I.
Alabama


- 5
52 135


Wichita, Kans.
Alabama


Arizona


California


Florida


Arizona
California
Florida


North Carolina
Texas


Virginia
Total


North Carolina


Texas
Virginia
Total


31 83


St. Louis, Mo.
Alabama


Arizona


California


Florida


North Carolina
*1.......


1312


196 428


Texas


':"


Apri 1


April




UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

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UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Consumer and Marketing Service
Fruit and Vegetable Division


Washington, D. C.


POSTAGE AND FEES PAID
U. S. DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE


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