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Vol. XIII ([covers January 1934/December 1934])

Wisconsin crop and livestock reporter. Vol. XIII, no. 4,   pp. [13]-16 PDF (1.8 MB)


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STATE, DOCUTMENT
WIS. LEG. REF. LIBRARY
WISCONSIN
CROP AND LIVESTOCK REPORTER
WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OFI' AGRICULTURE: & MARKETS
U NITEID OTATZ5 LrjJ,.r    .. .-- .-
Bureau of Agricultural Economics                               Division of
Agricultural Statistics
Federal-State Crop Reporting Service
WALTER H. EBLING, Agricultural Statistician
S. J. GILBERT, Assistant Agricultural Statistician                      
 G. T. GUSTAFSON. Junior Statistician
Vol. X1ii, No. 4                   State Capitol, Madison, Wisconsin    
                       April, 1934
APIZIELIMINARiY e-tlmate of thle
Agross farm Income in Wisconsin for
1933 shows a total of $205,691,000. This
is, a little over 21 million dollars above
the revised estimate for 1932 but still
53 million dollars under 1931 and less
than half of the high point of post-war
farmi income reached in 1929. Tlhe Iii-
itex of agricultu ial income for W isconl-
sin in 193:3 is, 92.8 percent of the 1910-
14 average compared with 83 Per'cent
Iin 1932. While there has been some
ilallrox ~ment during the past year, the
iiieiu,iiit 1v,- of agriculture is still
11niuch lower than it has been at any
one ti ne in the, iast 20 yeairs excepit in
1932.
Thel 12 porc cut increase in gross farm
I icolat of 1933 over 19142 is mostly due
to soria'- imnroveiflleiL in the~ prices of
niitll lnid crops. The lix estock income
otlicr thian inilk shows little change
'oni thle precvi ous year .  Aniong  the
crolis thce illelt-aSe inl potatoes wvas the
Ilargest silgle item, it being over 5 onih
lion dollars. Thle total estimated gross
initi -rn  fro nt cr01p5 roe e from  26; to 40
million dollars. Lietter prices tol most
cr0115 iiicit-ased tei,- iluic of n -arly the
entire list.
As tisult, the gross incomle fronm milk
Is thi. most inilortaint item, it rngiiiig
01) ovor 52 percelnt of the total.    Ior
the second timie Income froni chickeins
jinl eggs ranksd second fin total, it ac-
o0niltin1 for' o)ven 9'/4 PlerCUIlt Of tile
gross I ar imIncomnie. Tli.- gross inliconi e
itoni hogs ranks third      with  at little
0 Ver 9) i)CreCIlt, liiid cattle and calves
ra~ I fourth witii Slighitly under 91 per-
ci-it. Iii niire normal timeus the iii-
cain. fromt hogs ustialbY rnkis secondi
ini the total,
It is iatherI sigifiiiaiit tio niote thiat
liiiiiiig thev ilepiressioti thle income fromil
chi lkenis iiiii eggs fllis execeiedd that
I rin such ialiortailt sources at. cattle
ohtl calves (I rlhogs. Thle tiital Inicomne
from livestock is iiil y a little over 80
percenit which is at smaller p0ortioin thali
is ustually accounted for by the live-
stock Income.    Crop prices dlurilig the
last year hav e advanced ciiisiderably
lnioe than have livestock pr-ices so that
cro1) iiicoime accounted for aI somewhat
larger propolrtion of the farm income
than Iin other recent years.      A  table
showing detailed data on the esti-
mated farm income for Wisconsin (lur-
lng the p~ast 24 years together with
ihilta oi) the leaidinix sources is g iveli
oin the following page.
IN THIS ISSUE
Farm Income Rises
April Crop Report
April Dairy Report
Cattle on Feed
Egg Production
Wages of Farm Labor
Prices of Farm Products
Ill :Ldditioii to thle usuael forms of
i g  t    In 1. t  Y c arI  s iollic  i elco ii   fi  I r
A\ijiistilieiit A\ct. Then addeid ani1olilItLs
so il-c(i\ i,d fir \V isc-onsili airc rephiortel
asI S f I Ioxx s.   xxWheat  $1 6,4e)0,  tobacco
$ 2tl iii   i i-  h ug S  $ x ll.(i O O ,  a  t o t all  ( i
ft 2_14,7 00I.
Apiril ('roll Rteport
\W1,atthcr c.onditionis up to thle buegini-
i1ngof Aprill xxcre characterii/.il by a
lack of iloisture aiii all absence of
S11.  ,i,  am1 I   thel(  ti inpierature.  duriiig
ilai cl N\ as colder tlhrin iiori))al lit Lill
points fii the, state. Since April 1 there
ave- lie-il gciicirl ri-alis xvith exceed-
lii   helixy  dow illoirs  iii  the  iiorthi-
xx. sti lii part of the state which has
pa.l  tly  ovei conlic  thel  m1oistUreC  diii-
TPhe prosplects for- wxiiter w~leait litlli
rx u  in  \\  iscolisill  tiiis  spiring  al e   l
favor01able uthan a year Ilgo, and liastilis
i,iiilit ions are. coiisiderably, blowix nor-
iiili.  'Tlie  Apruil  I  coniditioii  if  WVisconi-
I Iii  \\  iitI -  Wh~le:Lt  Wvas  67-   ) irceUI It ( f
iiieal fti, iia averlige of S4 t-cii
\V lI I l i hIC t I I Icie V xx  as  SI a  Is I ll  ,-io p1  if  I 6;4 ,tiii0
liis~lcis  haIrvestedi  Ilst  year  (-olnlui inrii
\x I iti  tile  10- yea-lr  avcr!ig'-'Of  7I 29.001
biushels, it is anlticipalted tha~t the \Wili-
ter   xvheait production    this  year   xviii
probabily be lower thai i iYear ligo hind
xxWilaiiouiit to   tbotit 377,000   bushels
for Wisconsin.    The colidition of rye ats
reported    tiy  WVi sctinsi n  croll Ir liiir ters-
April 1 folloxws the      trunic  of  xxinter
xxleat lind( is about 67 percent of nocr-
lihli. Last year rye was 75 percenit ot
iiornill Ion AprilI 1and the 10-yearl a\'-
elligi is 87 percent.
Although it is t1,0 early to estimate
tile ri-Ild coidition of pasture, crop re-
oni Aprirl I trilft (lit, to th, ilck of snow
an  (  till1-  Pliiist  diY s- Si) ,  pas5toures  are
ii  iiu  6   perci-it  ot  IIOr,   coimparedt
xx itt 78 lPerc-lt last ycar.   The condi-
liii) of 1i~istlres is aliout 22 percent be-
loxx, thle if0-yelir aiverage of 85 percenit.
]VOr  ft hi-  UCiii,-d   S-tlites'!,  it  is  expected
1111k1   ti ii-   x xi ite l-  xx l ei lit   ci1 o p   xw ill  he   c o ll-
S ii~ il h hl   l t  i -I t lil iii ta   P -car   aIg o   hu t
h cli~ x   lV~   r g ..   A   i t er   w xh ie a t   -r i~ li
if   4 !#1.79:, lleI3 t lis ie  is   in dlicLit e'd   b y
fiii'   A  p iii i   I   (" MIili ti(ii   Lili ililred   w vithi
tII' I 937 pri-alict ioui o :j71l)030ilt00 1i1sh-
i - i   . 7   9 : 1 xx a  6 3 2 , 0 16 1 ,tl0 l   i o h i l
T he   l ti ti  of   tixe   cr01 )  xvas   r-cp lirl
vxitli  ~ .   Iw  _,I t   ljs't   'veal.  T he   r9YI
cclii  n   A  ci1 I  xxii   considered   63.8
,~r eiiii   o f  liorllw l   xx  hil~,  It%  w asd   p 2  1
~, f l ~ i l i d   l i sc\e l m   a d   i s -O
iiii-."   c o nl d~itio iis. x   r  6 .  t  1) c i l   t I
11,11111:1 Ili'. fis~t i i tiar lialoth enlil-
p t jll  (I ii \x i ii  * 2  lI e u   1  l t  a1  l( 9 - g .
Siiiii  s i  co ii  oii  W isco nlsini  filils.
buslil, it,  llmhared   xxith  10,0t6t,000
ho-lie1-  a  c:11 -l -,oil .  F arm   stocks   o
thle   Aprwil  (stiiialtt  lalking  2 1,7 20,0t00
blis hl is  hiS  ci( uiit ll d  wlith)  3 1.1129,000
loishets oiii Altli itt 11,133.
if xwh,-at onl AprilI 1 lre r"tpirtiidat
114,647.000   lu1sh. Is  compared,~    with
1 s-2,93,1 Y04M i~ ii   1      a    gil  atid
I12S,000ll-(0 tilic.,y~-ar  11928-32) aver-
;I  1 .  Fi  l   i   u lIlIdltls  f  w vle lt  are
,t iiuil  .o iabout  22  p.euc 1,111  (If iast  year's
.-ro!i  \I xx  til.   tll  :1t ii g   year  ago
2,ln l~ d :.,.  'I-I V 1 ic lt i  ttri.  I 11 2  produ c-
tiloil   111  A p rit  1  a1 , le .tafii ii t eii  a~t  0 4,-
337,0(iill  t shi.ls  ,1i  Il1  I e  liVO t  of  la stl
xc~les  proiilicioniil1  or  giliiii.  A  year
:1  go  fa1irni zIII  1 ti I i -il  of   dci  titl led
1.1  21 119,(l itI   i~ ishi,- s  (or  I -_  p e r c e n t  o f
th- large    1932   cro.11  .       errage corn
stocks onl April 1 for the 1i,-riod 1928 32
:ire  about 757,000,O0hi bushels.      Farm
suteiti es, of ,,ats iil the I nitod States
r.-fi-cet the sum~l 1 ha cxest (if last, year,
iltoitilig 271:1:19.000 tsh-ifs 1nd1(1 e the
smallest for the 9 y,-lirs for w.vitch rec-
o r d  i   e av arilable - y     -hr  11 1,  farm
.su1)1lies  of  oats  xwert- estimated    ait
468,009,000   bushels    xxhib- the   I-year
liv elag e  is  ::89,lll o~liltil b lushI- S.
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