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EXHIBIT E

AVERAGE PRICE RECEIVED IN THE OPEN MARKET BY GROWERS

AND INCENTIVE PAYMENTS FOR SHORN WOOL

CENTS
PER
POUND

MONTHLY AVERAGE PRICE RECEIVED SEASON AVERAGE INCENTIVE PAYMENTS SEASON AVERAGE PRICE RECEIVED IN THE FREE MARKET

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1 Season average prices for 1952-1954 includes an allowance for unredeemed loan wool.

Under the National Wool Act, woolgrowers are receiving approximately 15 percent more income from their wool including the incentive

payments than they received under the previous priee-support loan programs. (Exhibit H.)

EXHIBIT I

Number of stock sheep in the United States; domestic production, imports, and consumption of wool; wool prices and payments under the

National Wool Act of 1954; and 70 percent of duties collected on wool and wool manufactures

Wool price
(cents per pound)

Wool payments :

Wool
imports

for

Mill
consump-

tion ?

70 percent
of specific

duties

consump

tion 2

Received
by pro-
ducers

Support

level

Shorn

wool
(percent)

Unshorn

lambs
(cents)

Total
amount
(million
dollars)

18.0 18.0

45
133
269

761
1, 039

903
784

950
1, 075

589
560

499
666

705
1, 169
1, 274
1, 371
1, 311
1, 339
1,385
1, 195
1, 103

19.1 22.3 28.4 35.5 40.1 41.6 42.3 41.9 42.3 42.0 49. 2 49.4 62.1 97.1 54. 1 54.9 53.2 42.8 44. 3

41.7 42.4 41.9 42.3 42.3 42. 3 42. 3 45. 2 50.7 54. 2 53. 1 53. 2 62.0 62.0

568 618 565 377 236 256 236

993 869 788 814 613 639 674

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Wool production (million pounds)

Year

Stock

sheep
on farms
Jan. 1
(1,000
head)

Shorn

Pulled 1

Total

1938.
1939.
1940.
1941.
1942.
1943.
1944.
1945
1946.
1947.
1948.
1949.
1950
1951.
1952.
1953.
1954.
1955.
1956.
1957

44, 972
45, 463
46, 266
47, 441
49, 346
48, 196
44, 270
39, 609
35, 525
31, 805
29, 486
26, 940
26, 182
27, 251
27, 944
27, 593
27,079
27, 137
27, 012
6 26, 370

360
362
372
388
388
379
388
308
281
251
232
213
217
228
233
232
236
234
232

103
103

99
105
107
104
118
113
98
91
75

463
465
471
493
495
483
456
421
379
342
307
270
269
269
287
300
306
301
296

52
41
54
68
70
67
64

6 226

1 Converted to domestic greasy shorn equivalent on basis of 1 pound pulled wool equal
to 1.6 pounds greasy shorn wool.

3 Apparel wool converted to domestic greasy shorn equivalent on basis scoured yield
equal to 44 percent of greasy shorn wool.

3 Shorn wool, percent of net proceeds received by each producer, unshorn lambs, cents
per hundred pounds liveweight.

4 Marketing year beginning Apr. 1, 1955; calendar year prior to 1955. For January-
March 1955 period 70 percent of specific duty collections totaled $8,000,000.

6 Estimated.
8 Preliminary.

Prepared by Livestock and Dairy Division, Commodity Stabilization Service, Jan. 16, 1958,

EXHIBIT J

Number of goats clipped; production and consumption of mohair, and farm price of

mohair in the United States

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6 21.0 5 21.0

49.1 53.4 57. 2 60.7 64.3 70.0 70.0

1 Actual weight.
2 Includes alpaca.
3 Included with wool.
4 Not available.

6 Estimated on basis of loan rate of $0.20 per pound for adult and $0.30 per pound for kid mohair in Texas, with adult mohair comprising 87 percent of total.

6 No support programs. ? Beginning July 1953, reported consumption included alpaca, common goat hair, etc.; therefore, beginning with 1953, domestic mohair is derived from reported stocks, production, imports, and exports.

8 Preliminary.
Prepared by Livestock and Dairy Division, Commodity Stabilization Service, Jan. 16, 1958.

EXHIBIT M

Estimated mill consumption of wool, cotton, rayon, acetate, other manmade fibers and

silk, United States, 1938 to date

(Million pounds)

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57 55 48 26

14

770 993 868 788 813 604 650 675

988 1, 150

994 1, 352 1, 277 1, 216 1, 223 1, 155 1, 419 1, 201

B8919

9 11 13

1 Mill consumption, scoured basis, as reported by the Bureau of the Census.

* Grease wool basis derived by applying an assumed yield of 44 percent to the reported scoured wool con. sumption.

: Mill consumption as reported by the Bureau of the Census. For American cotton tare as reported by the crop reporting board was deducted. • Domestic shipments plus imports for consumption as published in Textile Organon. • Imports for consumption as reported by the Bureau of the Census. Source: Compiled from Wool Statistics and Related Data, U. 8. Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Marketing Service.

Prepared by Livestock and Dairy Division, Commodity Stabilization Service, January 16, 1968.

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53,375_-50, 639

South Central..

52, 969

53, 295

51, 338

46, 323

Montana.
Idaho.
Wyoming
Colorado
New Mexico
Arizona.
Utah.
Nevada.
Washington.
Oregon
California.

87, 470
32, 964
16,863
33, 320
14, 896
16, 399

4, 37.2
18, 081
5,521
5, 496
12, 923
23, 954

15, 729
10, 181
19, 810
11, 688
12, 260

2, 590
12, 605
4, 192
2,871
6, 120
15, 539

15, 410
10, 483
20, 209
11, 636
11, 773

2, 908
12, 730
4,111
3,040
6, 029
15, 525

15, 251
10, 695
21, 142
11, 879
11, 199

3, 228
12, 740
4, 157
2, 910
6, 525
15, 605

15, 553
10, 384
19, 320
11, 518
11, 111

3, 006
12, 610
4, 080
2, 802
6, 723
15, 666

14, 651

9,878
20, 120
10, 760
10, 849

3,024
12, 741
4, 042
2, 607
6,647
15, 487

14, 627

9, 590
18, 788
10,633
10, 509

3,061
12, 358
3, 873
2, 465
6, 494
14, 936

West..

184, 779

113, 585

113, 859

115, 331

112, 773

110, 806

107, 334

United States.

388, 297

233, 309

232, 258

235, 807

234, 058

232, 126

226, 021

1 Preliminary.
Prepareed by Livestock and Dairy Division, Commodity Stabilization Service, Jan. 22, 1958.

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