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Vol. XXIX ([covers January 1950/December 1950])

Wisconsin crop and livestock reporter. Vol. XXIX, no. 9,   pp. [1]-4 PDF (2.0 MB)


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WISCONSIN CROP AND LIVESTOCK REPORTER
Current Trends
WISCONSIN
Farm Price Indexes, 1910 14-1,.j
Farm prices, general-
Livestock and livestock productsi
Milk-9
Meat animals--
Poultry and eggs-9
Crop-
Feeadgrains and ha-y
Fruitsb-
Prices farmers pay -----
Purchasing power, farm producbt--
Dairy Production and Markets
Milk price per cwt .
All utilizations-
For cheese-
For butter-
Condensery products-
Market milk-
Farm price of butterfat in cream4  . et
Farm prire of butters -ca
Wholesale prirce of cheese, per pound
American6 (cheddar) -ca
Swim              -             et
Total milk production2.
(000.000 omitted) -lbs
Cows in herd freshening8--
Calves born during month being raised5.. 9
Grains and concentrates fed per month,
per cow-9                         lb
Grains and concentrates fed daily5
Per farm -lb
Per cow in herd -lb
Per 100 Ibs. of milk produced   lbs
Wisconsin creamery butter production',
(000 omitted) -lbs
Wisconsin American cheese production I ,
(000 omitted) -lbs
Wisconsin butter receipts at 4 markets' 1,
(000 omitted)                      lbs
Wisconsin cheese receipts at 4 markets' 1,
(000 omitted)-                    lbs
Poultry Productions2
Layers on hand in month, (000 om.) . no
Eggs per 100 layers -no
Total eggs produced (000,000 om.)     no
Feed Price Changes'
Index of feel prices, 1910-14=100 -    %
Cost, 1000 Ibs. dairy ration   -   -   I
Amount of ration 100 lbs. of milk
would buy     -      -             lbs
Wisconsin by-product feed cost
per ton f.o.b. Madison
Standard bran-
Linseed oil meal        -     -    I
Corn gluten feed        -     -    I
Tankage          -          ---
Standard middlings --           -  I
Soybean meal          -         --I
Cost, 100 lbs. poultry ration   -   -  I
Amount of ration 10 doz. eggs
would buy     -      -             lbs.
Farm Product Prices5
Milk cows, per head -        -------
Hogs, per cwt. -       -------------
Beef cattle, per cwt. --   --------- -
Veal calves, per cwt. ---     ---------
Sheep, per cw--t.   ------------------
Iambs, per cwt -    -------------------
Wool, per lb. --     ------------------ 3
Chickens, per lb-                    eta
Eggs, per doz. -ts
Wheat, per bu. ----------- -----------
Corn, per bu -       -------------------
Oats, per bu -     -------------------
Barley, per buh  --------------------8
Rye, per bu -       ------------------
Huekwheat, per bu -  ----------------
Flaxseed, per bu -8---------------
Red clover seed, per buh. ------
Alfalfa seed,per huo-       ----------
Timothy seed per               -    ----S
All ay, loose per ton         ---------
Alfalfa hay, loose, per ton     -
C'lover and timothy hay, loose, per ton...S
Potatocs, per              - -- ------------8
Apples, per bu -  --------------------S
Latest Report
Date
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug. I
Aug. I
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Sept.
Sept.
July
July
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug. 1
Aug. 1
Aug. 1
Aug. 1
Aug. 10
Aug. 1
Aug. 1
Aug.  tO
Aug.  U
Aug. 10
Aug. 10
Aug.  10
Aug.  U
Aug. 1.
Aug.  10
Aug. I1
Aug. 1
Aug. 10
Aug. I0
Aug. 10
Aug. 10
Aug. 10
Aug. I0
Aug. 10
Re-
ported
figura
261
268
241
362
182
218
190
192
283
99
3.0'
2.94
3.0O
3.1:
3.2
65
61
31.1!
35.5
1346
4.5!
38.7
117
66.0
3.8
19.61
16455
44340
5952
10227
11877
1510
179
211.7
26.1!
116.6
48.04
72.44
S4.1
132.98
SI.3C
81.28
29.11
124.0
234
21.38
22.30
28.30
10.10
24.50
.52
25.5
3ti S
36.1
1.97
1.38
.71
1.40
1.24
1.10
3.19
24.80
33.00
4.65
19.60
21.30
17.60
1 .70
2.50
Previous Reports
Onm
month
before
254
260
234
356
163
216
181
192
262
98
2.94
2.84
3.04
3.0
3.2!
65
60
30.91
3S.0
1543
3.32
32.61
II1
65.2
3.72
16.68
20240
52730
6637
11176
12202
1655
202
221.7
28.13
105.2
56.50
75.50
56.00
126.15
65.25
99.40
29.95
104.2
238
20.80
22.40
27.20
9.50
24.00
.53
25.2
31.2
2.05
1.36
.81
1.41
1 .29
1.1
3.25
24.90
32.00
9.10
18.00
18.60
17.30
1.60
2.50
One
yea* re
beor
251
258
245
297
227
204
169
174
254
99
3.1
2.9
3.2
3.1i
3.3
67
63
31.6
38.0
1337
4.3
35.5
III
60.7
3.5S1
18 2B.
14970
42960
5777
12094
11780
1445
170
189.8
23.34
132.7
43. S5
67.44
57.04
153.28
46.54
103.34
27.23
176.6
205
18 84
17.0(
23.04
8.78
19.48
25.6
48.1
1.88
1.21
.60
1.20
1.25
1.01
3.60
23.20
29.50
7.70
18.70
19.60
18.60
1.65
1.60
me
i-y
5,.
amq
onth
261
263
272
274
198
244
194
278
217
120
3.4.
3.3!
3.4
3.54
3.8,
70.4
64.8
123Z7
4 .2
29.61
100.4
57.5
3.48
19.08
11164
11735
3613
12628
12366
1408
174
227.6
27.38
127.4
48.69
67.24
58.37
96.64
50.28
77.35
30.10
137.3
174.20
19.48
13.88
18.28
7.52
17:24
26.5
40.0
1.60
1.67
.75
I .47
1.51
1.44
4.17
21.14
22.80
2.77
16.08
18.86
17.00
1.83
2.91
UNITED STATES
Farm Price Indexes's, 1910-14=100
Farm prices, general --
Livestock and livestock products 9/
Dairy products-                  ,
Meat animals -
Poultry and eggs -
Crops-9
Feed grains and  ay -
Prices farmers pay --
Purchasing power, farm products ---
Dairy Preduction and Markets
Milk price, wholesale'0 -
Farm price of butterfat in creamiC,
per-cts
Price (wholesale) 02-score butter.
Chicago, per lb. -             ets
rotal milk production',
(000,000 omitted) -lbs
Creamery butter production'O,
(000 omitted) --- lbs
Aimerican cheese productionis,
(000 omitted) -lbs
Evaporated whole milk productionis,
(000 omitted) -                Ibs.
Dried skim milk productions,
(000 omitted)
Human food                  lbs
Aiimal feed -            .- lbs
3utter receipts at 4 ,iiarkets' 1,
(000 omiitted)   ----         lbs
Cheese receipts at 4 inarketsi i,
(000 omitted) -lbs
.old-Storage Holdingsl' , (800 om.)
Creamery butter                 lbs
American cheese  -    -           lbs
iwiss cheese                   - lbs
Ail other cheese-.              lbs
All varieties of cheese         lbs
TPotal frozeii poultr .-I-- -lbs
Eggs, shell        -     -    cases
Eggs, shell, frozen and dried,
(case equivaleit)    -   -   cases
Poultry Productionis
Layers on hand in month,
(000 omitted) --         -      o
Eggs per 100 layers.            no
Iotal eggs produced,
(000,000 omitted) --o
tocks of Dried, Condensed, and
Evaporated Milk's, (000 emitted)
)ried whole milk -lbs.
ried skim milk        -         lbs
)ried buttermilk ---       -    lbs
'ondensed milk (case goods)  -lbs
evaporated milk (case goods)  l- bs.
laughter under Federal Meat
Inspection'', (000 omitted)
attle-                          no.
a----                            no.
'heep and lamibs -no.
logs -no.
(usiaess and Industry
Vholesale prices'3, 1910-14=100
All commodities-
Foods --    -----------------
Letail pricesl3, 1910-14=100
All commodities-
Foods -  --------------------
'otal personal income"-
otal non-agricultural income".-
otal agricultural income"-
'actory employment (adjusted)15,
No. of employees, 1939-100-
ndustrial production (adjusted)'5,
1935-39=100-e
'reight-car loadings (adjusted)l5,
1935-39-100 --
Latest Report
Date
Auig.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug
Aug. 1.
A ng.  It
A ug.
Aug.
.Julv
July
Julv
.July
July
Aug.
Aug.
Au.. 31
Aug. 31
Aug. 31
Aug. 31
Amug. 31
Aug. 31
Aug. 31
Aug. 31
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
July 31
July 31
July 31
July 31
July 31
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
Aug.
mug.
July
July
July
Jule
July
Jumny
luly
July
Reported
figure,
267
292
240
369
191
239
193
248
108
3.72
60.3
60.7
10601
148225
98220
302000
89300
1775
36008
13892
237212
284954
6519
22116
113589
106716
2585
17458
103731
1390
4221
13908
84025
5999
7368
140962
1184
484
1076
3626
241
250
313.3
320.0
252.2
148.5
199
12S
Previous Reports
One
month
before
263
287
232
371
173
236
195
247
106
3. St
59. 4
60.0
11827
166760
114705
348800
118750
1900
38450
1 5129
230063
256395
5262
19291
280948
103367
3163
18165
1057S4
1517
4637
13219
94858
5773
9733
143988
1070
443
960
3314
238
265
247
264
307.1
314.6
237.7
147.1
199
127
One
year
before
244
27t
244
310
225
214
16S
238
103
60.5
61.9
10574
136390
96760
306750
88660
1960
36632
19268
15385S
l83208
3226
23977
210411
83466
1426
12231
286247
1346
3852
19059
99954
8455
8309
154210
1232
549
1126
3417
223
249
244
260
291.1
296.5
242.0
139.9
161
110
5-y
of
210
I424
970
3736
r. ,v.
same
nonth
41.2
?56.2
56 0
280.4
208.6
!12.8
09. 4
IS. 7
3 97
65. 1
62.38
90 j
58
02
72
72736
2163
38790
19366
126265
174712
2716
26653
204081
135211
4514
13577
301988
1289
3889
24288
85754
6272
12112
139984
1213
577
1358
2727
192.6
224.2
211.6
221
276.1
274.8
288.4
1S7.2
194.8
139
iPreliminary. 2Prepared by Wisconsin Crop Reporting Service. 3Based on Wisconsi
crop reporters data. (Subsidy payments excluded.) 4Based on Wisconsin price
reporters
data. (Subsidy payments excluded.) sAs reported by Wisconsin price reporters
sSubsidy
of 3,75 ets. included from December 1042 to January 1946. 710-year average.
8Based on
Wisconsin dairy reporters' data. gComputed on the basis of the average reported
quantity
fed at the beginning and end of the month in herds of Wisconsin dairy correspondents
times number of days in the month.  10iureau of Agricultural Economics, U.
S. D. A.
liProduction and Marketing Administration, U. S. D. A. "2Based on Wisconsin
crop
reporters' data. '2Bureau of Labor Statistics converted to 1910-14 base.
'4U. S. Dept.
of Comnierce, corresponding month 1935-39= 100. 15Federal Reserve Board.
*Unrevised
economy since the Korean outbreak,
farmners have been confronted with a
Moose rapidly rising price level for
things they buy than the one for
things they sell.
Most of the advance in the Wiscon-
sin farm price index in recent months
has been due to the steady demand for
meats which are reflected in higher
livestock prices. The index for meat
animals is generally highest in Au-
gust and September because of sea-
sonal marketing patterns. This part
of the general index in August was
22 percent above levels for August
1949. Furthermore, prices for hogs,
beef cattle, sheep and lambs were 18
percent above the general index of
(31)
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