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

Wisconsin crop and livestock reporter. Vol. XIII, no. 1,   pp. [unnumbered]-56 PDF (2.1 MB)



WISCONSIN
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CROP AND LIVESTOCK REPORTER
UNITED STATES DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE
Bureau of Agricultural Economics
WISCONSIN DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE & MARKETS
Division of Agricultural Statistics
Federal-State Crop Reporting Service
WALTER H. EBLING, Agricultural Statistician
S. J. GILBERT, Assistant Agricultural Statist)aian
G. T. GUSTAFSON, Junior Statistician
Vol. XIII, No. 1                       State Capitol, Madison, Wisconsin
                               January, 1934
HIE] CROP year of 1933, goes into                                       
      year did not help the situation much.
T  history as a poor one. The seasTon                                   
          The acreage and yields oin most of our
was poor from the beginning. Spring                                     
          cash crops were well under average
was late and early planting was de-               8MT4'         '(VT's that
even with some improvement in
layed about two weeks by cold, wetIN                  T     SISU        
          pr-ices the income from  these sources
weather. Following the late start of                                    
          remained at a low level.
the season came a period of intensely                                   
           TFhe acreage of harvested crops in
hot weather and     drought. In   fact,          1933 Crop Summary      
          Wisconsin in 1933 was very nearly the
1933 was the fourth dry year in succes-                                 
          same as in 1932, it showing only at
sion for Wisconsin, though the drought           January Dairy Report   
          slight increase. The acreage of clover
affected different parts of the state in                                
          and timothy hay was greatly reduced,
th e various years. The backwvard con-           Egg Production         
          but this reduction was largely taken
dition  of crops resulting  from  late                                  
          up by increases in alfalfa. corn, and
plantings and the heat and drought of            C'attle and Sheep Feeding
        other feed crops. With somie improve-
Junie was never fully made up in the                                    
          ment in farm pnrices therc is a substan-
remainder of the season. and as ii re-                                  
          tial increase in the farm value of the
sui1t hay wa':s the smnhii' st crop Since        Fas1 fit Pi ices.      
          state'S Croi)S as ConilialeitV NVitti i SC~tl
1921, and1 the oaits crop also the Small-                               
          ago. The   total farm   value  of tho
est since 1921 when the sta te had a                                    
          state's crop production at Decemher 3
poor crop year.                                                         
          prices was estimated at $122,3860(00 as
The late season weather was some-       tiotn record maide in 19313 was with
at-  compared with $96,648,000 for 1932, aii
what more favorable than the earlier     falfit, the crop having exceeded
a half   increase  of over   26  percent. This
Part of the season, and the corn crop    milii it ares for the first time
in the  change is less significant in Wisconsin
tame through fairly well, the total pro-  state's history, and the production
is   than in most other states because the
duction for tilt corn tbeiiig nearly 78  estimated at 1,111,000 tons which
is far  state's crops are largely fed to live-
million bushels, which, while a little   above any previous production. Other-
    stock, and only a very small portion is
less Ithin the good crop of 1932 is con-  wvise, crop production was generally
    marketed directly.
sidorahly  above   average. The   corn   uinder  average   for  the  state.
The      Feed supplies in Wisconsin and for
acreage last year in Wisconsin was. at   statte's etish crops while bringing
some-  the country as a whole are short and
a new   high record. Another produc-     what better prices than in the previous
  feed prices have been relatively high
SUMMARY OF WISCONSIN CROP ACREAG;E, PRODUCTrION, PRICES AND VALUES, 1933-1932
Acreage       Yield per Acre    Production             Farm Price      Farm
Value
(000 omitted)                    (000 omitted)                          (000
omitted)
Crop                                     -__-_            _-_-__-_-____ 
       Unit-                 -_  _ _  -
1933    1932    1933    1932     1933   1932           1933    1932     1933
   1932
(Prelim.)       (Prelim.)       (Prelim.)               Prelim.         
Prelim.
CEREALS
Corn------------     --- ----  -  2.228   2,184    35.0    37.0   77,980
 80,808  Bus.      S.4t    5.26  531,572  121,010
Oats... --------------      --    2,457  2,533     26.0    35.0   63,882
 88.655  Bugt.      .31     .18   19 .803  15 .958
Barley -----------   .--    -      805     789     22 .0   30.0   17,710
 23 .670  Bus.      .52     .30   1.209   7.101
Rye  -------------       --   - -  -  226  254     10.0    12.0   2.260 
 3,048   Bin.       .57     .30    1,288    914
Spring wheat --   ------.---   --   72      73     16.0    19.0   1.152 
 1.387   Blus.      .76     .4 6    876     638
Winter wheat... --------------      32      37     14 .5   16.5     464 
   722   Bus.       .76    .46      353     332
Buckwheat -------------.--- -       17      12     11.0    11.5     187 
   138   Bus.       .56     .39     105      54
OTHER GRAINS AND GRASSES
Dry peass--------------- . ----     18      18     17.0   12.5     306  
  225    Bus.      2 .00   1.75     612     394
Dry edible beans,-------   -----     5       6      6.7    6.4       33.3
   38.3  Bus.     1.612   1.15      54      44
Soy beans for grain I--  ---   --- . --   6  5     11.5    12.0      60 
    60   Bin.       .85     .50      59      30
Flax --------------------            4       0     10.0    12.0      40 
    72   Bin.      1.49     .83      60      67
Clover seed ------------  -- ---   274     237      1 .6    1 .2    116.4
   44 .4  Bus.    6.40    5.30     758     235
Sweet clover seed ----------------  23      21.2    3.5    3.0       10.5
   3.6  Bus.      2.65    2.20      28       8
Timothy seed ------------   -   --   2.6     4 .    3.0    3.8       7.8
    15.2  Bus.     2.35    1.40      18      21
Alfalfa seed-- --------------  --   226    212.5    1.3     1.2      33.8
   15   Bius.     7.90    7.80     267     117
RA Y AND FORAGE
All tame hay -----------------2,049       2,881     1.25    1.26  3.685 
 3.8.3   Tojis    10.10   9.80    37,218  35.603
Alfalfa hay------------------      542     384      2.05    1.95   1,111
   710   Toss  ----- -     -                . _  -----
All 'lover and timothy hay - ----- ----- 2,003  2,226  1.05  1.15  2,1(13
 2.5601  Tots                    --- -----
Sweet clover hay ------------  --   33      14      1.55    1.50     51 
    21   Toiis
Annual legume hay--------------      52     40      1.50    1.40     78 
    56   Tons----
Grains cot green for hay -----------   144  g0      .85    1.00     122 
    g0   Torts
Millet, Sudan grass, other miscellaneous lay  175  147  1 .26  1 .33  220
  196   Tons
Wild hay ------------------2340           2350      1 .10   1 .05   374 
   368   Tunis    6i.20    9 .50   2 .319  2 .134
OTHER FIELD CROPS
Potatoe ----------------239                  260    70.     87.   16,730
 22,621)  Bits.    .55     .23    5,202   5,203
Tobacco ---------- .--- ----         12.6    28   1,180.  1,292.  14,868.
 3(1.180  Lbs.    .0)36   .034     530    1.228
Cabbage for market  ---------- -----  6.2    13      6.25    7.28    57.5
   54.6  Totis   17.00    3.211    578     308
Cabbage for krautl------   -   -     3 .     4.3     6.3     7.6      16.6
  32.7  Tonis    0.50    4.20     180     137
Onions, commerical ---- ----------   1.15    1.24   255.    270.     253.
   335.  Bus.      .60     .23     176      77
Hemp ------------      -   -   .--   -  .14   .20   750.    800.     105.
   160.  Ltts,     .055    .03      6       5
Sugar beets ---------.- --      -   17.2    11.5     8.1     8.6     135
    102.  Toits    5.50    5.15     7114    525
Cucumbers for pickles -------------  6.6     2.4    51.     37.      337.
   85.  BuS.       .40     .49     135      44
Peas forcaniiintg ---------------   85.     75.   1,200.   O51.   106.800.
 71,240.  ILbi.   .022    .023  2,350   1.621
Corn fsr canniing-------- - -  --  ---  4.2  2.4     2.4     2.3     10.1
    5.5  Tunis    7.20    7.01)     73      38
Snap beans forcanning-_   --.        3.6     3.4     1.5     1.5      5.)
    5.1  Tonis   40.80   41.010    220     2063
Beets for cantnig ---------------     .58     .7     8.0     8.2      7.6
    5.7  Tonis    7.20   16.30      511     36
FRUITS
Apples -  -     -    -     ----------------------- ---------- -----1,538
 1,514   Bnts.     .80     .65     1 .55(  1 .244
Cherris --- ----- ----- ----- ----- ----- --   -- ----- -   --- -----   7-040---.6-64-
-T--t.040118.41o1s20.1102.035252 137
Craberries ------ -------------     2   -   2 -----------           47  
   811   Bbls.    11.75   7.75      317     620
Maple sugar  -  --- - - - - - - -2-- - - - -  295  3281 - - - - -- - - -
- -  24  8  Lbis.   .28    .32       7       3
M aple sirup  -- - -- - - -- - - -- - - -- - --- - -62                  
   55    Gals.     1.53    1 .60     111    104
Stratwberries ------------------     3- ---3:-0-5 - ---- - 5------ 7 7  195
 235  Crates    1.90    1 .80    370     423
Grapes ------------ ------------ ---------------                     .357
   .396 Tons     70.00   65 .00     25      26
Grand Total                     8 --------------  ,213.27 9,209.56  ----------
 ------------  ---------------  122.386  896.648
'Not included in acreage grown for hay.
'Not included in total acreage.    'Trees tapped.


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