Research

Utica regional produce market reports

Held by the New York State Archives


Overview of the Records

Repository:

New York State Archives

New York State Education Department

Cultural Education Center

Albany, NY 12230

Summary:
Daily market reports for produce sold in the Utica area were created to provide information to farmers and to help formulate production and marketing policies. The reports describe the volume of trading done on a particular day, the opening and closing prices for each item (both homegrown and out-of-state), and any sharp fluctuations in the price of an item.
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1 cu. ft.
Inclusive Dates:
1963-1971
Series Number:
A0722

Arrangement

Chronological by year, then by day.

Scope and Content Note

Daily market reports for produce sold in the Utica area were tallied by the Senior Marketing Representative. The Department created the reports to provide information to farmers and to help formulate production and marketing policies.

The reports describe the volume of trading done on a particular day, the opening and closing prices for each item (both homegrown and out-of-state), any sharp fluctuations in the price of an item, and beginning in 1969, temperature and weather conditions for each day of a report. The produce items listed on each report are divided into either fruits or vegetables or eggs, and are then arranged alphabetically.

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