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

Wisconsin crop and livestock reporter. Vol. XXIX, no. 5,   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 -,...
I ivesto k and D lvestoo k products   %
Milk-
Meat animals-
Poultry and eggs-
Crops ,-                    ,
Feed grains and bay-
Fruits-
Prices farmers  pay        - ----------------.
Purchasing power, farm products.--
Dairy Production and Markets
Milk price per cwt.
All utt-it      -   ---on--        I
For cheese ,--       --            I
For butter -
Condensery products        -       I
Market m      -Ik      -           I
Farm price of butterfat In cream -   eta
Farm price of butter -cbt
Wholesale prices of eheese, per pound
American   (cheddar) -et
swi -cts
Total milk production'.
(0oo,O0o  omitted)--              Is
Cows in herd freshening       - ,-  4
Calves horn during month being rabsed' _5/
Grains and roneentrates fed per month,
per cowv-l h
Crqlns and concentrates fed dally0
Per farm -lbs
Per cow In herd -lb
Per 100 Ibs. of milk produced - be
Wisconsin creamery butter production' ,
(000 omitted) -lbs
Wisconsin American helse production10,
(000 omitted)-                     lb
Wisronsin butter receipts at 4 markets'1 ,
(000 omitted) -,      -        -   e
Wisconsin cheese receIpts at 4 marketl ',
(000 omitted) -Ib
Poultry Production12
layers on hand in month, (000 om.) -n
Eges per 100 layers -u
Total eggs produced (000,000 om.) - ---
Feed Price Changes'
Index of feed prices, liJ10-14-100  '
Cost, 1000 lbs. dairy ration  .
Amount of ration 100 bs. of milk
would buy -,                         lb
Wisconsin by-product feed cost
per ton fob. Madison
Standard bran       .
linseed oil meal     .
Corn gluten feed-
Tankage-        - ------- -
Standard mlddilngs -------------
Soybean meal-                 --
Cost. 1000 lbs. poultry ration  --
Amount of ration 10 dos eggs
would buy                         - lb
Farm Product Pricest
Milk cows, per head ----------
Floge, per cwt -    --     -- -------
Beef cattle, per ewt  -------- ----
Veal calves, per cwt - -----------
Sheep, per cwt ----------------------
Lambs, per cwt -    ---------------
Wool, per lb ------------------------
Cleikens, per lb ,t--                 ct
Fggs, per dos-         -               et
Wheat, per bh -     ----------------
Corn, per bu   --------------------
Oats, per bu --  --------------------
Barley, per bh -    ----------------
Rye, per bi -    -------------------
Buckwheat, per hou ----------------
Flaxseed, per bu --- ---------------
Red clover seed, per bu ho-  -----
Alfalfa seed, per bu - -- -----------
Timothy seed, per bu    --------
All hay, loose, per ton - --- --------
Alfalfa hay, loose, per ton - -----
Clover and timothy bay, loose, per ton
Potatoes, per bu -   ----------
Apples, per ho ------------------------
Latest Report
Re-
Date Iorted
Ipr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.I
Apr.I
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr. 1
Apr. 1
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
May
May
May
Mar.
Mar.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr,
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr. I
Apr. I
Apr. I
Apr. I
Apr.I1
Apr.I1
Apr. I
Apr. I
Apr. I
Apr.I
Apr. I
Apcr. I
Apr. I
Apr.I1
Apr. I
Apr. I
Apr. I
Alcr. I
Apr. I
Apr. I
Apr. I
Apr. I
Apr.I1
Alcr. I
I~gure
237
242
237
287
215
176
173
255
93
3.01
2.96
3.06
3.0!
3.4!
66
62
30.8
41.5
1493
7.6
37.6
232
137.2
7.8
30.9
1627S
15200
5459
8014
14770
1677
248
200.8
26.1
112.3
55.6
77.4
583I
56.10
76.3
26.1
220
24   4
2217
25'
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30.-
12.~
18.
18.
17.
Previous Reports
One
nenth
sieor.
242
248
24S
292
159
200
174
155
254
95
3.10
2.94
3.05
3.16
3.5S
67
62
31.2
42.2
1383
11.33
38.8
233
133.3
7.6
31.4
2445
:8170
6092
12295
.5948
1618
258
193.1
25.4
122.0
49.7
74.5
56.0
119.0
50.7
72.6
26.0
113.5
215
16.1
18.4
24.5
9.3
22.8
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26.4
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year
before
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331
109
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182
261
94
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2. 8!
2.81
3.3!
68
62
30. 4
37.2
463
8.7
36.47
227
129.1
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3990
1938
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1.05
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27.70
35.00
9.so
23.00
23.40
23. 20
1.55
3.00
.yr. av.
I seime
nzonth
237
237
244
250
174
241
201
299
211
113
3.09
2.93
3.04
3.16
3.52
6S 19
65.6
3237
9.01
31.96
209.4
122.5
7.13
30.21~
1190
1086
1278
1422
5143
1697
257
219.0
27,5
113.7
59.2
61.4
54.2
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50.7
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UNITED STATES
irm Price Indexes"'. 1910-14-100
Irm prices, general -  -    -
Livestock and livestock products %
Dairy products -
Meat animals --      -
Poultry and eggs -           %
Crops -
Feed grains and hay --
-ices farmers pay --  -
irchasing power, farm products -┬░7
miry Production and Markets
ilk price, wholesale' ┬░ -
irm price of butterfat in creamus.
per b-                      cts
rice (wholesale) 92-score butter,
Chicago,  per Ib I l-         Os
otal milk production'I.
(000,000 omitted)  -      I--- - lbs
reamery butter production',
(000 omitted) -lbs
merican cheese production'I,
(000 omitted) --- ------     - lbs
vaporated whole milk production'5,
(000 omitted) -lbs
Dned skim milk production's,
(000 omitted)
Human food -lbs
Animal feed                 lbs
utter receipts at 4 markets' 1,
(000 omitted) -Ibs
Cheese receipts at 4 markets' 1,
(000 omitted) -lb
old-Storage Holdings', (000 om.)
reamery butter-              Ibs
A merican cheese -lbs
wiss cheese -lbs
All other cheese -l-
Al varieties of cheese -lb
T otal frozen poultry -       lb
E ggs, shell                cas
ggs, shelL frozen and dried.
(case equivalent)-            case
oultry Production')
Ayers on hand in month,
(000 omitted) -n
l ggs per 100 layers-         n
Iotal eggs produced,
(000,000 omitted)-           n
itocks of Dried. Condensed, and
Evaporated Milk', (000 omitted)
D ried whole milk-             lb
)ried skim milk-               lb
)ried buttermilk-              lb
'ondensed milk (case goods)  -lb
Evaporated milk (case goods) --- lb
ilaughter under Federal Meat
Inspection' ', (O00 mitted)
Cattle                         n
C-alves-                         n
Sheep and lambs -n
logs-                          n
3usiness and Industry
Wholesale pricesI', 1910-14=l00
All commodities -
Foods                        ;
lRetail prices'3, 1010-14=100
All commodities -
Foods --                   -
Fotal personal income'I-
Total non-agricultural Incomel4'_
Total agricultural income'' . .
Factory employment (adjusted)'I,
No. of employees, 1939I100 -
IF dustrial productiou (adjusted)',
1935-39=100    -
Freight-car loadings (adjusted)'5.
1935-39=10-           -
Latest Report
Date
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Apr. 15
kpr. I.5
Apr.
Apr.
Salr.
Mar.
SNeer.
Mar
Mar.
Apr.
Xi,,.
Ap~r.
Mimi  I
MaNc
Mlav
MaV
Apr.
Apr.
M~ar 31
Mar. :
Mfar. :3
Mar. I3
.\'br. :1
Apr.
Apr.
Apcr
Apr.
Apr.
Apr.
Mair.
\lar.
Mar.
VI~b. :
Febr.3
Marb.3
Imported
figure'
241
256
235
312
161
225
181
240
t0o
3.60
61.0
59.8
10612
21750
70010
41000
85100
2350
32443
10921
108610
153737
2776
15179
171692
166628
2128
14165
161759
1765
6386
9719
52698
3663
6757
86216
959
494
834
4316
222
242
253
329.9
340.
238.1
140.3
18o
104
Previous Rep.
One
mont
beo or
217
258
Z43
308
165
215
174
239
99
h
0
3.81
62.4
606I
9996
97875
53775
83000
65500
1600
35544
16136
93489
141946
2682
13506
158134
212058
1296
12383
380792
1688
6429
9187
46212
3970
5951
101470
1082
586
939
5020
223
240
241
251
327.4
335.4
252.
140.
163
117
-1ne -I
before
256
276
241
324
234
177
244
105
3.74
61 4
59.0
10324
12525
70945
15750
80000
1790
38241
15469
15338
09920
1525
14458
25903
89205
954
8599
139785
1798
6110
15479
73778
7096
8341
177077
996
562
676
3894
229
253
246
260
311.4
313.3
294.0
147.6
189
126
rIs
Imseine
month
23636
239.0
249.0
260.8
160.8
233.6
204.4
203.6
116.2
3.66
61.2
56.0
100327
02581
62446
73055
56937
1244
35267
17981
17634
94459
932
14269
09660
65093
3207
11208
177674
1763
6650
13717
44903
4920
7018
99805
958
543
1257
3555
184.4
206.2
204.0
207
281.9
280.9
291 .0
157.1
203.0
137
'Preliminary. 'Prepared by Wisconsin Crop Reporting Service. 'Based on Wisconsin
crop reporters' data. (Subsidy payments excluded.) 4Based on Wisconsin price
repotrs
data. (Subsidy payments excluded.) bAs reported by Wisconsin price reporters.
 lilubsdy
of 3.75 eta. Included from December 1942 to January 1946. 7 10-year average.
gBased on
Wisconsin dairy reporters' data. 9Computed on the basis of the average reported
quantity
fed at the beg ining and end of the month In herds of Wisconsin dairy correspondents
times nmber of days In tho month.   '5Bureau of Agricultural Eiconomics,
U. S. D. A.
"Production and Marketing Administration, U. S. D. A.    "l1asoI
on Wisconsin crop
reporters' data. "Bureau of Labor Statistics converted to 1910-14 base.
 "U. S. Dept
I of Commerce, corresponding month 1915-39100. ''Federal Reserve Board. 'Unrevised
United States Farm Prices
The index of prices received by
farmers rose 4 points during the
month and in mid-April reached 241
percent of the January 1910-Decem-
ber 1914 average. The index on April
15 was almost back to its October
1949 level, but 6 percent below April
a year ago.
During the same period the parity
index rose slightly to the highest
since June 1949. The rise in the parity
iIndex resulted chiefly from higheri
prices for production items, notably
feed and feeder livestock. Prices for
items bought for family living aver-
aged about the same as a month ago,
and the seasonally adjusted index of
(19)
3
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latex Repot                 Ares
Previeus Repn
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term Priee Indexeal┬░ 1910-14-lN
241
'PreLmionry. 2Prepared by Wisconsin Crop Reporting Servb. aBased on WLsconsio
237
25S
177
244
105
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