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Vol. XVI ([covers January 1937/December 1937])

Wisconsin crop and livestock reporter. Vol. XVI, no. 1,   pp. [1]-8 PDF (4.0 MB)


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WISCONSIN     I k R ?F  3 RARFsy
CROP AND LIVESTOCK REPORTER
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Bureau of Agricultural Economics
WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE &    IARKETS
Division of Agricultural Statistics
Federal-State Crop Reporting Service
WALTER H. EBLING, Agricultural Statistician
E. S. KIMBALL, Assistant Agricultural Statistician
W. D. BORMUTH, Junior Statistician
Vol. XVI, No. 1                State Capitol, Madieon, Wicomain         
      January, 1937
A 1At ICWARD look over 1936 shows at
year of unusulli agricultural dis-
t urbances  in  Wisconsin. The  crop
y.ar is marked by one of the most
severe droughts in the state's history
and it is seldom indeed that agricul-
tural prospets have changed so sharpily
:s occurred in 1936. A forwvard look
into the possibilities for 1937 can best
be made after examining a summary of
the situation for the year just closed.
A year ago the state wisV covered
ith much snow and an extremely cold
winter wns experiencedt. lt1eeiwe of
the extensive snow cover, little damage
/IS (lone to the vegetation in the
ground, though the damage, from cold
weather to fruit trees was quite severe.
As a result, when splrIng opened iaind
tile snow disaptpeared the ground wIs
in good condition anll there wa s: a -
reserve of soil moisture. V l gelt;i.
generally lookid tllomisingv ald it Wv:iS
believed at the beginnitg tihat th- stat
waVs off to a good start for thei er' q,
year.
As the season advanced  n ioils dif-
fleulties devcloledl. Planting as slim-
what del yed hIlt not seriousl so. 1Il
month of Mlay wIS ws      l w mald d rv.
which while it was helpful to sprilng
fnli m   wvork, brlouli~t sfuil(~ cmi-qf1l o% )X  ,r
;)urinIg  .Jutw  thle cropl ..
fairly  well.  'I'llo  stat h 11:1d lel lil I
aui7Ch of the hally all-:lgi xill-  11::d
been lost (tIritIg the peri( 1id of It: lllIo
years beginning with i9:Wn :111ai  tIorS-
I -its wireu for th( first really good hiax
SUMMARY OF WISCONSIN CROP ACREAGE, PRODUCTION, PRICES, and VALUES-1935 and
1936
Crop
CEREALS
Corn     .
Oat.s       .
Barley  ---
Rye -----
Spring wheat-  -
Winter wheat
Buckwheat
OTHER GRAINS AND GRASSES
Dry peas
Dry edible beans          . . .       I
Soybeans for grain' -    . -
Flax   -  ----     -    -      -   - -   - --
Clover seed         .        . -
Sweet clover seed....
Timothy seed                     . - ---
Alfalfa seed  -      .
HAY AND FORAGE
All tame hay
Alfalfa   hay -----
All clover and timothy hay
Sweet clover hay
Annual legume hay
,.aamn cut green lar ha)
Millet, Sudan and other mismelbaneous hay
Wild hay     .
OTHER FIELD CROPS
Potatoes-a
Tobacco  ----   -   -  -- ---   -   -  -  ---  -
Cabbage for market
Cabbage for kraut
Onions, commercial..
Hemp.
Sugar beets   .
Cucumbers for pickles-
Peas for canning....
Corn for canning...
Snap beans for canning .
Beets for canning...
FRUITS
Apple s
Cherries       .
Cranberries.
Maple sugar .-----------------------
Maple sirup.
Strawberries. -.                   -
Grapes.
Grand Total
Acre
(000 or
1936
(Prelim-
inary)
2 .204
2 480
873
210
80
26
10
6
2
4
86.82
2 .72
1 .4
27.22
3 .796
I 171
2.100
64
116
260
85
245
13
11.6
3 .4
1 .2
1 .4
10.5
10.27
90
16.8
Z S
2 2.5
239
1 --- - .
289I
_ -3-.6
10,111.77
age
.iW.A)
1935
2 ,395
2 663
929
314
117
22
16
12
6
2
6
69 .42
I .7V
5.4
6.82
3 .053
937
1 ,523
80
210
142
161
2522
287
1 1l
13.54
5.06
11.15
1.7
117.9
9
123
17.1
6.3
2.43
2
2893
3.3
10,039 .88
Yield per Acre
1936
(Prelim-
inary)
20.0
24.0
20.5
10.0
13.0
16.5
10.0
9.5
6.7
10.0
10.0
1 .5
2.8
2.7
1 .0
1.33
1 .75
1 .20
1 .30
1.15
.70
1 .00
.95
82
1392
5.36
4.7
300
;25
8.9
57
960
1.5
I .0
6.6
28'-
65
1935
34.0
32.5
27.5
12.5
15.5
20.0
11.0
13.0
8.0
13.0
11.0
I .3
3.2
3.0
.9
I .91
2.55
1.70
1.70
1 .65
t.20
1.30
1.10
82
1366
6.63
5.4
280
875
6.3
34
1 230
2.5
I .6
6.0
40.5
190
Production
(000 omitted)
1936
(Prelim-
inary)
44 ,080
59 ,520
17.896
2,100
1 ,040
429
100
57
20
20
40
130.2
7.6
3.8
27.2
5 052
2 049
2 ,520
83
133
i 8
85
342
20 ,090
18 ,096
62 .2
16
360
1 ,015
93.7
585
86 ,400
25.2
16.5
1 100
1 .7
59
4
69
234
.24
1935
81 430
86,548
25,548
3 925
1,814
440
176
156
48.3
26
66
90.2
5.4
16.2
6.1
5 ,839
2 389
2 589
136
346
170
209
277
23 534
150 25
89 .8
27.3
322
612
113.1
306
151 280
42.8
10.1
14.6
2 ,520
6.05
8t
6
82
297
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IN THIS ISSUE
The Crop Year in Re, iew
January Dairy Report
Egg Production
Cattle and Sheep on Feed
Current Changes
Wages of Farm Labor
Prices of Farm Products
Farm Price
Farm Va
(000 omiti
1936
(Prelim-
inary) _
C  A7 AM   i
S
1936
(Prelim-
inary)
$   1 .08
.46
1.11
.84
I .13
1.13
.87
1.75
2.10
I .15
1 .85
13.00
4 .75
2 .90
13.20
27 379
19 .865
1 ,761
I 175
48S
87
12.30
.-- -
1935
.72
.28
.57
.45
.94
.93
.52
1 .50
1 .45
1 .00
1 .35
8.30
3.00
1 .30
10.30
6 70
4 400
.51
.068
6.46
5.20
.50
.08
4 .75
.52
.oz7
8.00
43.00
8.00
.63
40.00
11 .59
.32
1 .80
2 .05
70.00
alII,
3di
1939
58 fi30
24 233
14 562
1,766
1.705
409
9Z
234
70
26
89
749
16
21
63
39 121
12 002
I 810
580
142
161
37
537
159
4 085
342
434
117
1 588
2t2
932
2
148
609
24
166 o59
Ion
42
23
74
I .693
36
tl
359
62 140
2 462
22 .099
1 305
1 274
243
162
71
501
345
2 445
219
230
153
1.430
102
82G
114
585
1 8
197 .424
! --.- - -
''i7.20
1.10
.072
20.48
15.20
.45
.07
5.35
.59
.0283
8.70
1 45.901
9 .30
1 .30
60.00
14.00
.33
1 65
2 Sf1
75.00
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5
'Not included In acreage grown for hay.
'Not included in total acrage.        'Tr(Ts tapped.
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