Potato StatisticsEntry ID: USDA0354
Abstract: The statistical information in the "Potato Statistics" dataset
updates, through 1995, all 98 tables published in the July 1991
ERS Statistical Bulletin entitled, "U.S. Potato Statistics,
1949-89". This dataset contains data series for the period
1949-95 at the U.S. and State-level (by season) for potato
acreage, yield, production, price, value, sales and use. Other
series include trade by product ... by country (1978-94), various
price series, world production, varieties planted, and many more.
Collection Organization: Economic Research Service.
Collection Methodology: Data are derived from reports from the
following sources: Economic Research Service, National
Agricultural Statistics Service, Bureau of Labor Statistics,
Bureau of the Census, American Frozen Food Institute,
Agricultural Marketing Service, and the Food and Agriculture
Organization of the United Nations.
Collection Frequency: Annually.
Update Characteristics: Updated in its entirety.
The data reside in 98 LOTUS 1-2-3 (.WK1) spreadsheet tables.
Data Center: USDA Economic Research Service
Dissemination Media: Diskette, Internet gopher, Internet home
File Format: ASCII, Lotus/dBase
Access Instructions: Call NASS at 1-800-999-6779 for historical
series data available on diskette. For historical series data
available online, connect to the Internet home page at Cornell
Access to the data or reports may be achieved through the
ERS-NASS information system:
For subscription direct to an e-mail address, send an e-mail
Type the word "lists" (without quotes) in the body of the
Start Date: 1949-01-01Stop Date: 1995-12-31
Quality Data distributed with this product may include both published
and unpublished statistics in the public domain. Distribution in
this form does not imply U.S. Department of Agriculture approval
of a particular data series or statistic, nor does the
Department attest to their accuracy. Moreover, the Economic
Research Service makes no warranty that data supplied in this
form are either accurate transcriptions from source materials or
appropriate for a particular user purpose.
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Email: glucier at econ.ag.gov
USDA Economic Research Service Commercial Agriculture Division (CAD) 1301 New York Avenue, NW, Room 837B
Province or State: DC
Postal Code: 20005-4788
Mann Library, Cornell University. 1996. Mann Library [online].
Crops. Potato Statistics. Ithaca, NY : Cornell University. URL:
Economic Research Service (USDA/ERS). July 1991. "U.S. Potato
Statistics, 1949-89". Washington, DC : USDA/ERS.
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 2005-09-12
Last DIF Revision Date: 2005-09-19