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. XIII ([covers January 1934/December 1934])
Wisconsin crop and livestock reporter. Vol. XIII, no. 3, pp. [unnumbered]-12 PDF (1.9 MB)
STAT11 LACUMENT 0A,' i*. LEG. REF. I WISCONSIN CROP AND LIVESTOCK REPORTER UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Bureau of Agricultural Economics WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & MARKErs Division of Agricultural Statistics Federal-State Crop Reporting Service WALTER H. EBLING, Agricultural Statistician S. J. GILBERT, Assistant Agricultural Statistician G VUn YTIT Nn _ State Cavitol. Madison, Wisconsin ;. T. GUSTAFSON, Junior Statistician March, 1934 EXTENSIVE adjustments in crop ticC ecage( ale ili prospect this yea r btoth ili Wiscollsill iltud in the United States. TI'he plalls of farmers as ex- pressed by thenx in ai special survey oil planting intentions show numerous ad- just me'nts bettw'. 'il crops w hich, if car- ri,'d out, xvill naterially change the acretige distribuitiol. Th total acre- ah,,S of ciOlls iil exlletetd to illcrec!se slightly both in 'Wisconsin taid iii the Unuited States. It is still too early in thu seaisoln to deterniniiv ttccuratc ly the( extelit of the Clianges that tire going to take place. Freed Crop Chnnages Stubstasititil changes are gotig to be iii,.Lle this year iii the acreages of the importtiilt feed crops. lii Wisconsin thle acr eage of tame hiLy hats beei run- niiig low for several yetrs as a result of ullfavorable weailter conditions. This year an increase ill the hay acre- ug' is ill prosplect. Corn, oil the other lui ld, retiexd a high point in acreage iii Wisconsiin last year, and a sharp de- ( retse is in prospect for 1934. For the UJniteud States the htty acreage is ex- PeCted to increase slightly, but a 10 pe eent decretase is indicated in corn. Oats w hie is the most important of the small griiilis ill Wisconsin is ex- pected to keel) about the same acreage as last yeiir, but for the United States it shows a sharp increase of 5.7 per- cent. Ilarley in which the acreage has been expanded during recent years will reach a new high point in Wiscon- sin this year if the intentions to plant are carriehd out. The reports indicate thttt the state will have a total of 829,000 acres which is 3 percent above the high barley acreage of last year and 13,000 acres above the previous high point reaiched in 1909. For the United States an even larger barley acreage increase is in prospect, the in- creasing being indicated at 17.6 per- Cent. This great expansion in barley is largely found hii the Dakotas, Xan- sas, Montana, Texas, and California, a slumber of the otheer btirley states showing decreases. IN THIS ISSUE 1934 Planting Intentions March Dairy Report Egg Production Prices of Farm Products Spring wheat in Niscoiisin is ex- peicted to increase 10 Pullrc 1t in acle- aIge xx he rii s for tile Ullitedl States a 2.;- wlutccr ut ucreiage decrelts is itli- *ated. Th. li lia atcIeag' iii Wiscoinsini iY expected to remnain tInlChaItgcd, I, it a; 21.5 percent inrelease is indicated for the Utnuited Stlites. t'lush Crops Iuseresise Sharply Malrlk:ed isicreases in acreage both for Wj'scoiisiii and for the Umited States are ill Prospect for piacticall y all otf the cash crops of importance in Wis- Consil. Chief of these is the potato xxIliecll for Wisconisini shows a proslpec- tive inclreadse iin atcreage of 5 le rc"elt alld whh h if car ried out will br ing the acreaLge to 251,000 compared with 239,- 000 acres harvested last year. For the United States the potato acreage shows ai piospective increase of 7.2 percent ubove the acreage harvested last year. This would bring the United Sttttes acreage to 3,412,000 which is the larg- est. acreage siiice 1928 when at very hl rge (rop was ha rvested. Ali inc r ease of over 14 percent is noted ih the eleveiu 'arly potato states, 11 pelrcent in the intermediate states, atid 6 per- cent in the important late pottito states. For tobacco the smallest acreage iii the United States since 1914 is indicated for this year. If the intentioits to PLANTING PLANS FC WISCONSIN Acres Intentions for Planting in I ---- tvl .. s..t. 1934 Corn Oats _ . Barley _ - - - Spring wheat Flax Potatoes_ Tobacco _ Dry beans Soy beans(grown alone Canning peas Tame hay Late cabbage, 10 states , Onions - - Percent of 1933 92 100 103 110 100 105 lo; 135 120 el1 143 100 -_ - -I -Ac Acres (000 Omitted) 2 ,050 2 ,457 829 79 4 251 13.4 7 70 2 .978 17.5 1 .2 Last Year (1933) (000 Onitted) 2 ,228 2 ,457 805 72 239 12.6 53 94 2 949 12.2 I .2 )R 1934 INITED STATES Acres Intentions for Planting in Harvested 1934 Last Year (1933) Percent of Acres (000 Omitted) 1933 (000 Omitted) 102,239 90.1 92 073 36,541 105.7 38 640 10,052 117.6 11 818 19 073 97 .5 18.594 I '283 121 .5 I 559 3.184 107 .2 3 412 1 753.7 74.4 s 305.6 1.671 116.4 1.945 2.705 110.9 2 999 224.3 !09.7 246 53.829 100.5 54 092 124.8 137.5 171.6 78.2 110.8 86.7 :llt iit as Iixv CXlii'SSfd(l all', CiLri d out tile United States will ha'.e ,about 25 percentt le.';s tobacco ticie;ige than was hitiirvst id last ear, whicih wvill be 3S p, IV [it belOxx tii reUor Id acreage growin ill I 9'3(1 Jll Wiscoiisin where thle ater age fell o it a vury low level last beal i smlalll illereas- of ilboult t per- cen't is indlicahtt iii the tobacco plant- iog ilitelitiolns. EIvi w1 Nvith this inl- cirS,', the Wiscoi.sin tobacco acreage will be un:ly 1;3.1, l acres, ii ex cept for tihe low of last year xwill be the siialilest ill oxt 4;- years. cat'niiig ped.s ot whlich Wiscoiisini hlitirvested 9 4,1)0 .it res last y air are x- leCted to sloW at su)bstanlltial illCreiase iii acreage( for this ear. Thle data. onL thi s crol atire collected by thle Washling- toll ollic, tutu il, illicr'ese for the lna- tioll xx t. illticatel at ab~ouit 11i 1percnlt. If this:,,. l.iiiad out tile uLited Stalits ii ,age xxill be ' l2(,0iit a ies ats coit- pared with 224,30U last year. (tblbuage an1d OlliOII iit'ilccagl, slare also xlXtCti to lii ' ilto tially. 1"or W\'i~i5,ciltsii ii(, iitcr'tiSt indicauted tor the ticre ' e ;it, C(iiulag,( is 43 per- (.,.lit xxhih xxouiil 1)i ,llg tile statt s to- till to 17,.,o t atces cuoilpared with 12,21111 acres list ear. For the United States tile iltirease indicated for late cabbage is 37.3 percent. While in Wisconsin the onion acreage is not expected to change, i 10.8 percent inrer, asc is iidi- c;Lted for the ULnited States. '1hcIiute ided aIea-ilge of dry edible >tutlis is eYleuteit to inlcrease fromn albOiit .,,U110 to 7.,000 acies iii Wiscon- Siu. Ill tite Ullite(l StituS all acreage increase in this crop of over 16 percent is ailiSO iixdiCated. The soy beau acre- ilg-' iS (X1e(tt.(l to eXpitii(l shatply, tile iunercasc iii W isconsiii being indicated it 20 percle t andi for the Uljited States at neatrly 11 percent. M1 iriIt aifr 1 R epo Irt Ili spitc of il- laigust litiuilber of milik cos olu farnis ill til history of thi state, milk piodulttioni contiinues at at loxx level. The averaig, daily milk production Oil the farmsiilS of WiscOIISitl crr01 e rImorters iu Alarch I xxas 6 ler- eiiit behix'. tile A11lWt'Cl 19:; Lverage ill spit, ot' at 1 ll(e-rCIt ilICr-eCas iii the u1iiuiIMer if Co%\,xx - oil thl(-us farms. The aver, iu ;lilloitunt of millk produced per ( O\x ill .ll Olt Marlch 1 wViis 14.74 pountuds ( uoiupil1rd xNith 15,81 pounds a >'uCar ago, :1 dleClilhi- of uibout 7 percent. 'I'lie. Iverage productioin plr Cowv re- poltled onl Al1airlb 1 is the lowxest for any I - 1. .. .. . 11. - .- - __ - . i 1 , -.P.
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