Report Volume 60

Report Volume 60

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1918 edition. Excerpt: ...is none too favorable, though a normal production is hoped for under the stimulus of higher prices to the farmers for the beets, Washington approving of the advance in order to increase the acreage. California will probably not make any gain, while Utah promises poorly on the early indications. Ohio reports are good on acreage, the same being true of Michigan, Kansas and Minnesota. Much depends upon the supply of labor available for thinning and cultivating the beets, the outlook being none too good in this respect. A comparison of the beet sugar production by states for the past four years in tons, is given herewith: 1917-18 I916-17 1915-16 1914-15 Tons Tons Tons Tons California................ 185,208.. 210,996.. 174,213.. 151,078 Colorado................ %, l77.. 225,085.. 244, -H9.. 197,137 Utah.................... 76,033.. 79,820.. 75,730.. 70,374 Idaho................... 34,263.. 40,503.. 45,669.. 35,367 Michigan.............. 56,525.. 62,250.. 115,986.. 98,714 Nebraska............... 48,115.. 46,357.. 35,302.. 29,888 0l'1l0.................... 21,866.. 16,212.. 29,887.. 19,165 Other States............. 51,680.. 53,35-1.. 58,570.. 44,534 Total.............. 682,867.. 794,577.. 779,756.. 646,257 The rapid growth of the beet sugar industry during the past sixteen years is shown in the following table, giving the p1'Od11(etion in tons: Tons Tons 1917....................... 682,867 1909...................... 450,960 1916....................... 734,577 1908...................... 383,827 1915....................... 779,756 1907...................... 440,200 1914....................... 646,257 1906...................... 432,981 1913....................... 655,298 1905...................... 282,597 1912....................... 624,064...show more

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  • 9781236737755