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

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


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WISCONSIN CROP AND LIVESTOCK REPORTER
Current Trends
WISCONSIN
Farm Price Indexes2. 1910-14-100'
Farm prices, general --  -   -
Livestock and livestock products. --
Milk ----
Meat animals-                    ,
Poultry and eggs --
Crops -- -r
Feed grains and hay -
Fruits -
Prices farmers pay --
Purchasing power, farm products. -
Dairy Production and Markets
Milk price per cwt.3
All utilinations       -         I
For cheese           -           I
For butter -
Condenserv products -
Mnrket milk -
Farm price of butterfat In cream4. ___c.t
Farm price of butter       -  c-     t
Wholesale prices of cheese, per pound
American" (twins) -c.t
Swins s-ta
Brick -et
Total milk production2,
(000,000 omitted) -lbs
Cows In herd freshenIngs--            ,
Calves born during month being raised'. %55
Grains and concentrates fed per month,
per cow' -i .bs.
GraIns and concentrates fed dallys
Per farm -lbs.
Per cow in herd -lbs.
Per 100 lbs. of milk produced--- lbs.
Wisconsin creamery butter productions,
(000 omitted)-                   lb.
Wisconsin American cheese production' 0,
(000 omitted) -lbs.
Wiseonsin bhtter receipts at 4 marketst i,
(I00 omitted)                     lbs.
Wisconqin cheese receipts at 4 markets' t,
(OW  mnit-teil)                 lbs.
Poultry Productieni2
layers uc, honod in month, (000 om.)  no.
Fegs per 100 layers    - --     -   no.
Total ecgs produced (000,000 om.)  - no.
Feed Price Change.s
Index of feed prires. 1910-14=100 ----
Cost, 1000 lbs. dairv ration  -      8
Amount of ration t0O Ihis. of milk
would b   -i-                     lbs.
Wisconsin bv-product feed cost
per ton f o.b Madison
Standard brao         --      -
linseed oil meal
Corn ghiten feed.
Tankage--                          S
Standlard niddlings-   -          S
Sovbean meal-        -             S
Cost  1000 lbs. poultry ratIon -
Amount of ration 10 dos eggs
would buy --   - .--              lbs.
Farm Product Prices5$
Milk rows, per head                   S
Hogs, per cwt           -      -       S
Beef cattle, per cwt       -    -    8
Veal calves, per cwt.- .  -S
Sheep, per cwt                         S
Limbs, per cwt.                        S
Wool. per lb-.                 -     $
Chickens, per lb -     -             et.
Eggs, per dos          -     -      cts.
Wheat, per bu -        -
Corn, per bu. -        -
Oats, per hu S-        -
Barley, per bu -        ---
Rye, per h             -       -8
Buckwheat, per bu         -     -8
Flaxseed, per hi S---
Red clover seed, per bu -  -
Alfalfa sed, per bu -     -            S
Timothy seed, per hu        -    -   8
All hay, loose, per ton -  -          S
Alfalfa hay, loose, per ton - -
Clover and timothy hay, loose, per ton -S8
Potatoes, per hu -      -
Apples, per hu -       -
Latest Report
Date
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
FO1'b).
P:(1,.
Mar. I
Mar. I
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
IFc.
Feb.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
M  r.
Mar.
Mar. I
Mar. 1
Mar. I
Mar. I
Mar. 1
Mar. I
Mar. I
Mar. 1
Mar. I1
Mir. I
Mar. I
Mar. 1.9
Mar. 1.]
Marr I
Mar. IS
Mar. 15
Mar. 1.9
Mar. IS
Mar. I1
Mar. 16
Mar. IS
Mar. IS
Mar. IS
Mar. IS
Re-
ported
figure,
240
245
241
292
159
200
174
155
249
96
3.1I!
3.0!
3.1-
3.21
3.5Si
67
62
1383
11.33
38.81
233
133.3
7.63
31.41
i165
27655
6092
12295
IS948
1618
258
193.1
25.41
120.0
49.75
74.50
56.08
119.00
50.75
72.65
26.00
113.5
215
16.10
18.40
24.50
9.70
22.80
-45
26.4
29.S
1.93
1.12
.71
1.26
1.23
.93
3.60
28.00
31.30
12.30
17.70
18.60
17.00
1.40
I .5so
Previous Reports
One
month
before
242
249
249
294
142
199
170
155
248
98
3.2!
3.11
3.2!
3.27
3.71
69
63
1123
11X.2!
39.02
204
129.2
7.43
32.93
2390
8570
5086
8863
6602
1355
225
188.0
24.44
128.9
44.55
73.00
55.50
12.5[
44.70
68.05
24.97
104.9
220
16.30
18.20
25.50o
10.20
22.80
.45
23.6
26.2
1.91
1.10
.69
1.23
1.22
-93
3.60
26.30
28.80
11 .30
17.40
18.00
16.80
I1.40
1.5so
One
year
before
253
258
241
316
204
216
189
231
262
_5
3.1
2.9
3.0
3.0
3.6
69
64
29.4
40.8
30.8
1357
12.2
34.9i
226
129.1
7.5S
31.05
11780
1061S
6880
12891
15156
1637
248
202.0
26.80
116.7
56.11
SC If0
69.41
55.2Z!
114.4(
70.48
27.011
146.0
220
20.08f
18.1If
24.03
9.40
22.40
. 44
30.4
39.5
2. 00
l.18
.72
1. 30
1.24
1.03
26.19
32.08
8. 3C
24.4C
25.68
24.20
1.45
3.08
5-yr. as
of same
month
240
240
249
250
174
239
202
291
210
114
3.2:
3.01
3.21
3.31
3.63
65.8
59.6
31.3
41.2
33.S
12197
12.41
32.11
207.6
118.4
6.84
31.0.
7217
25202
2534
10917
15711
1591
250
218.0
27.51
115.6
50.31
62.94
52.50
93.33
52.30
67.02
27,89
127.8
161.80
17.92
12.90
16.58
6.98
16.28
.43
23.9
34.7
I .80
1.38
.85
1.50
1 .80
1.40
4.49
23.48
24.42
2.89
17.00
20.68
18.06
1.45
3.25
UNITED STATES
Farm Price IndexestO. 1910-14-100
Farm prices, general -
Livestock and livestock products 7
Dairy products -
Meat animals -
Poultry and eggs -
Crops -
Feed grains and hay-
Prices farmers pay-
Purchasing power, farm products.
Dairy Production end Markets
Milk price, wholesale"'--
Farm price of butterfat in cream"',
per b                         cts.
Price (wholesale) 92-score butter,
Chicafo per lb.' t            cts.
[otal milk productiono.
(000,000 omitted) -lbs
Creamery butter productionla,
(000 omitted) -lbs.
American cheese productions,
(000 omitted) -lbs.
Evaporated whole milk production',
(000 omitted)-               Ibs.
Dnfd skim milk production",
(000 omitted)
Human food-                  lbs.
Animal feed -Ibs.
Butter receipts at 4 markets' t,
(000 omitted)        -        lbs.
Chbeese receipts at 4 markets ',
(000 omitted) -lbs.
,old-Storago Holdings' i, (000 am.)
creamery butter -lbs.
Lmerican cheese -lbs.
Ilwiss cheese -lbs.
IO1 other cheese -lbs.
Ill varieties of cheese-         Ibs.
~otal frosen poultry           lbs
Iggs, shell -ases
Sggs, shell, fronen and dried,
(mase equivalent) -cases
oultry Productioni┬░
Iayers on band in month,
(000 omitted) -no.
iggs per 100 layers -no.
.otal eggs produced,
(000,000 omitted) -no.
;tocks of Dried, Condensed, and
Evaporated Milk' ┬░, (000 omitted)
ried whole milk -lbs.
riad skim milk-                Ibs.
ricul buttermilk -lbs.
'ondensed milk (rase goods)    Ibs.
vaporated milk (case goods) -  lbs.
laughter under Federal Meat
Iospection' , (000 omitted)
Iattle -no.
lalves -no.
heep and lambs -no.
logs -no.
lusiness and Industry
Vholesale pricesl', 1910-14-100
All commodities -%
Foods --------%
tetail prices's, 1910-14-100
All commodities -    -
Foods   -------------       -----
'otal personal income  --
:otal non-agricultural Incomei4 -
otal agricultural incomei--
actory employment (adjusted)15,
No. of employees, 1939-100-
odustrial production (adjusted)'5,
1935-39-100-
reight-car loadings (adjusted)'5,
1035-39=100 -
Latest Report
I     -
Date
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar. 1!
Mar. I!
Mar.
Mar.
F~eb .
Feb.
Feb,.
Feb.
Feb.
Mar.
Mar.
Apr.   I
Apr.   I
Apr. 1
Apr.  I
Apr. I
Apr. I
Apr. I
Apr. I
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Feb. 24
Fet). 24
Fyis. 24
Fet. 2S
Feb. 24
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Mar.
Feb.
Feb.
Fcb.
Feb.
Feb.
Jan.
Jan.
Jan.
Reported
figurel
237
258
243
308
165
215
174
239
99
3.79
62.4
60.1
9996
97085
53110
183000
65500
1600
35544
16136
94178
143303
2659
13567
159529
212678
1253
12198
380792
1688
6429
9187
46212
3970
5951
101470
1082
586
939
5020
222
241
327.0
335.2
250.8
140.2
183
117
Previous Reports
One
month
before
237
257
250
306
155
215
171
237
100
3.9!
63.1
62.1
8671
t01SIS
SS65
168750
64850
1600
30022
13073
92886
149004
3076
11912
163992
260523
735
10405
193687
1325
5217
9710
44694
4127
5249
151401
939
443
863
4191
223
242
329 .0
331.7
303.1
139.2
180
115
One
year
before
258
281
254
327
215
232
176
245
105
4.04
63.4
60.3
9616
92780
58030
160300
S9S00
1400
38210
18131
6318
105608
2153
12902
120563
108732
530
605S
357568
1718
6143
14834
64260
6817
8694
206464
1102
619
949
4315
231
253
245
258
3155.4
315.7
31Z.3
149.3
191
131
-yr.1a
of same
month
235.6
240.4
253.4
260.8
181.4
230.0
200.6
202.0
116.6
3.77
61.5
57.3
94487
87279
49658
.08968
40129
783
33838
17727
12475
88204
1171
12886
102261
03739
ISS2
8596
196570
1645
6514
13016
33687
5114
6241
01371
1086
578
1413
3681
182.8
204.2
202.8
206
283.1
280.3
209.2
159.0
203.8
143
IPrelimioary. 2Prepared by Wisconsin Crop Reporting Service. 3Based on Wisconsin
crop reporters' data. (Subsidy payments excluded.) AlBased on Wisconsin price
enorters'
data. (Subsidy payments excluded.) 'As reported by Wisconsin price reporters.
 u
of 3.75 cts. Included from December 1942 to January 1946. 710-year average.
5Based on
Wisconsin dairy reporters' dat. ' Computed on the basis of the average reported
quantity
fed at the beginning and end of the month in herds of Wisconsin dairy correspondents
times numnher of days In the month. "'Bureau of Agricultural Economies,
U. S. D. A.
''Production and Marketing Administration, U. S. D A. 1t1Baed on Wisconsin
crop
reporters' data. '3Bureau of Labor Statistics converted to 1910-14 base.
'411. S. Dept
of Commerce. corresponding month 1935419=100.    15Fe a.-la Reserve B d ncTcT-.,..is
higher than the 5-year average. Lay-
ers on farms of the nation averaged
1(3.88 eggs during the month-2 per-
cent lower than a year ago, but nearly
┬░3 percent above the 5-year 1944-48
average.
Total egg production in Wisconsin
during March was 4 percent higher
than the same month last year and
over 3 percent higher than the 5-year
average output for March. For the
nation, total egg production during
March was 5 percent higher than a
year ago, but about 1 percent below
the 5-year March average.
Wisconsin Farm Prices
The index of farm prices received
by farmers in mid-March was 240
percent of the 1910-14 average. This
was a decline of nearly 1 percent
(14)
April 1950
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