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Cooperative Crop and Livestock Reporting Service (Wis.); Federal-State Crop and Livestock Reporting Service (Wis.); Federal-State Crop Reporting Service (Wis.) / Wisconsin crop and livestock reporter
Vol. XXIX ([covers January 1950/December 1950])

Wisconsin crop and livestock reporter. Vol. XXIX, no. 7,   pp. [1]-4 PDF (1.9 MB)


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WISCONSIN CROP AND LIVESTOCK REPORTER
Crop Summary of Wisconsin for July 1, 1950
Crop
Corn
Potatoes
Tobacco - -
Oats       .     .   .
Barley
Winter wheat
Spring wheat ---
All tame hay--
Alfalfa hay.
Cover and timothy hay--
Other lame hay-
Wild hay---     --
Flax
Sugar beets
Sorghum
Peas nfr canning
Snap beans for canning--
Onions
Green lima beans for canning
Beets for canning
Tomatoes for canning
Apples, commercial
Cherries
Strawberries
Pasture
I 1,,.dll aereagv.
1950
(Prelimi-
nary)
Z,544,000
75 000
21 000
28,800 ,000
214,000
97,000
24,000
63,000
3,862,000
1,769,000
1,767,000
326,000
105,000
14,000
17,000
1,000
115,000
11,400
2, 200
5,5001
8,200'
1,900'
2,600
Acreage
1949
2,596,000
80,000
20,100
29,240,000
188, 000
92,000
27,000
85,000
3, 829 000
1,653,000
1,900,000
276,000
105,000
17,000
8,900
1,000
115,400
12,100
2,100
7,800'
7,7001
1,600'
Z,300
'4zqquart ( rate.           'J lly  I cOnditiOuj.
Wisconsin was 1 percent less than in
June 1949. For the nation as a whole
the amount of milk produced was 2
percent above June last year. New
records were set in several states in-
cluding such important producers as
California and Pennsylvania.
Egg Production
Wisconsin farm flocks produced 218
million eggs during June. This was
just a little higher than June a year
ago, but between 4 and 5 percent
loweie than the 5-yeal average for the
month. The slightly higher total pro-
duction this June compaied with last
yeal w as due to the greatei rate of
lay  per layer   overbalancing  the
smacller number of layers on farms.
The rate of production was 1(;.86 eggs
per layer in June which was a little
over 1 percent above both June last
year and the 5-year average for the
month. The number of lavers on
falms was over 1 percent under June
a year ago and nearly 6 percent un-
der the 5-year June average.
Like the state, the nation's farm
flocks also laid more eggs in June this
year than during the same month a
year ago, the increase being 5 per-
cent. June egg production was about
I percent less than the 5-year average
for the month. The June production
per layer was 16.15 eggs or slightly
above 1949 and the 5-year average
rates. The number of layers on hand
during June was 41,"2 percent above
the number for the same month last
year, but over 4 percent below the
June average.
In June Wisconsin farmers received
aln average of 27.5 cents per dozen
for eggs compared with 28 cents one
month before and 42.8 cents one vear
before. Live chickens average 24.9
cents per pound in June whereas a
month earlier they averaged 26.5;
cents. Unlike egg prices, chicken
prices have not dropped nearly as
much compared with a year ago-live
chickens average 27.7 cents per pound
on June 15 last year. These prices of
both chickens and eggs this year were
the lowest since February.
Wisconsin Farm Product Prices
The index of prices received by
Wisconsin farmers in mid-June was
242 percent of the 1910-14 average.
The June level of farm prices was
1 percent below May and nearly 2
percent below June last year.
Seasonal declines in milk prices
were about normal but carried the
June average below a year ago. Poul-
try and egg prices continued their
decline during June and were about
:10 percent below June a year ago.
Prices for beef cattle and hogs are
higher this summer than last year
Crop Summary of the United States for July 1, 1950
Crop
Corn
Potatoes
Tobacco
Oats
Barley
Rye
Winter wheat
Durum  wheat
Spring wheat other than durum
Flax..
Tame hay
Wild hay
asIture e
'July I coritrior.
2
(26)
Juy15
Production
Yield per acre
1950 as a
percent of
1949
98.0
93.8
104.5
98.5
113.8
105.4
88.9
74. 1
100.9
107.0
93.0
118 1
100.0
82.4
191.0
100.0
99.7
94.2
104.8
70.5
106.5
118.8
113.0
July 1,
1950
forecast
114,480000
12,750,000
32,158000
126,720,000
8,346,000
1,212,000
492,000
1, 512 ,000
6,613,000
3,626,000
2562,000
425,000
131 000
175,000
178, S0
230,000,000
17,100
750.000
17.300
234,000
1949
129,800,000
13.600.000
30:846,000
119,884,000
6,392.000
1,196,000
608,000
1,912,000
6,178,000
3,554.000
2,280,000
344,000
110,000
221 ,000
89,900
634,260,000
20,600
420,000
724,000
11 ,600
172'000
10-year
average
1939-48
103,589,000
12,894,000
33,252,000
108,370,000
11,524,000
1,397,000
687,000
I ,095,000
6,690,000
2,216,000
4,072,000
402,000
154 000
128,000
143,890
238,140,000
13,800
355,000
725,000
12.460
170,000
1950 as a
percent of
10-year
149   average
1.2    110.5
1.8    98.9
1.3    96.7
5.7   116.9
1.6    72.4
I.3    86.8
.9     71.6
.1    138.1
7.0    98.8
2.0 163.6
2.4    62.9
3.5   105.7
'.1    85.1
1.2 136.7
8.6 124.1
8.2    96.6
3.0 123.9
.6    103.4
.1    138.8
.0    137.6
1!
81
104
10!
13(
101
86
71
101
102
112
123
118
79
190
90
83
103
149
136
IC
19
141
4
3
2
181
8
8g~
Unit
Bu.
Bu.
Lb.
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
Hu.
Bu.
Ton
Ton
Ton
Ton
Ton
Bu.
Ton
Lb.
Ton
Cwt.
Bu.
Ton
Crt.2
Indicat
1950
45.0
170
1531
44.0
39.0
12.5
20.5
24.0
1.71
2.0!
1. 4!
1.31
1.2!
12.5
10.5
2000
1.5
90
88 i
1949
50.0
170
1535
41.0
34.0
13.0
22.5
22.5S
1.61
2.15s
1.20
1.25
1.05
13.0
10.1
2030 - -
1.7
200
75
721
72'
1-year
Oerage
39-48
12. 0
'5
'9
41.3
11 23
13.5
1.2
9.7
1.2
1.69
2.14
1.54
1.42
1.18
1.4
9.9
1.4
3
89.'
Acreage
(000 omitted)
Production
(000 omitted)
Yield per acre
1950
(Prelimi-
nary)
83 ,091
1 ,826.5
1,595. 8
42,765
11 ,233
1, 852
43,104
2,706
14,703
3,738
60,813
14,873
1949
86,735
1,901.3
1,630.3
40,560
9,879
1,558
55,453
3,525
17,773
4,880
57,917
14,918
1950 as a
percent of
1949
95.8
96.1
97.9
105.4
113,7
118.9
77.7
76.8
82.7
76.6
105.0
99.7
July 1,
1950
forecast
3,175,602
390,431
1,932,146
1,394,772
264,726
21,891
720,545
30,633
205,408
29,338
91,333
12,165
1949
3,377,790
401,962
1,970,376
1,322,924
238,104
18,697
901 ,668
38,864
205,931
43,664
87,009
12,296
10-year
average
1939-48
2,900,932
403,284
1,777,945
1,274,474
310,668
32, 155
758,821
36,753
235,738
34,752
88,280
12,064
1950 production
as a percent
of
10-year
1949   average
94.0   109.5
97.1    96.8
98.1   108.7
105.4   109.4
111.2    85.2
117.1    68.1
79.9    95.0
78.8    83.3
99.7    87.1
67.2    84.4
105.0   103.5
98.9   100.8
Unit
Bu.
Bu.
Lb.
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
Ton
Ton
Indicated
1950
38.?
213.8
1211
32.6
23.6
11.8
16.7
11.3
14.0
7.8
1.50
.82
851
1949
38.9
211.4
1209
32.6
24.1
12.0
16.3
11.0
11.6
8.9
1 .50
.82
85'
10-year
average
1939-48
32.9
154.6
1073
32.8
24.2
12.0
17.5
14.8
15.9
9.5
1.45
.89
851
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