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Cooperative Crop and Livestock Reporting Service (Wis.); Federal-State Crop and Livestock Reporting Service (Wis.); Federal-State Crop Reporting Service (Wis.) / Wisconsin crop and livestock reporter
Vol. XL ([covers January 1961/December 1961])

Wisconsin crop and livestock reporter. Vol. XL, no. 2,   pp. [1]-4 PDF (1.8 MB)


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WISCONSIN CROP AND LIVESTOCK REPORTER     (7)
Current Trends'
WISCONSIN                                    UNITED STATES
| | This month2       |      1      A1 -  t11  |  1Js1  6e&1 |for moth
 This month2  Lost month  Last year r  nth
Item       Unit   Date ~~~~Ths   on h2 Last month  Last year  5y. a.fr  
                                     oosl
Farm Prices - Dollars
Al milk--       -et.                   3Jan     j  7         3.78       3.46
       3.34        4.47'      4.60        4.36        4.32
Market milk -----------   e--    wt.  Jan.        3.953      4.00       3.72
       3.62    ---------      5.07        4.86        4.84
Manufacturing milk ----------cwt.     Jan.        3,553      S. 62      3.30
       3 .19   --------       3.51        3.32        3.29
Milk cows -head                       Jan.      245        235        240
        196         29          217        219         171
Hogs- -                   -   - -b. Jan.         16.10 6      .90       11.10
     15.76       16.   8     16.20      12.10       16.00
C ll wo-hj;b  bdh                  d   Ficwt.  Jan.  14.00  13.10    13.20
      11.28       14.30      13.80       14.60      12.18
Steersandheifers------       -cwt.    Jan.       21.40      20.90       21.20
     19.06       23.80       23.40      23.10
Calves- ------       --   --- cwt.    Jan.       22.40      21.40       22.20
     19.46       23.50      22.50       24.00       20.04
Lambs-cwt                        pdJan.      15.10      15.20      16.90
      18.00       16.50      16.00       17.80       18.78
Wool -----------------lb.             Jan.         .41S       .45       
.44        .41          .393       .402        .430       .191
Chikens -lb.                          Jan.         .151       .147      
.154        .177        .150        12     0     3
Eggs -----------------doz.            Jan.        .324        .385      
.23S        .322       .386        .441        .296        .377
Corn -----------------bu.             Jan.        1.01        .96       
.98        1.14        .963        .911        .979       1.148
Oats-----------------bu.              Jan.        .65        .63        
.67        .67          .5S98      .5S85       .685        .669
Barley ----------------bu.            Jan.        .87         .83       
.90        1.06        .820        .839        .848        .966
Alfalfa seed --------------bus.       Jan.       15.60      14.40       16.20
     20.21       16.74       16.56      19.2Z6      17.10
Red clover seed -----------     bu    Jan.       12.60      11.70       15.90
     20.89       12.66       12.90      16.14       20.81
Potatoes-bu.                 ~~~~~     ~~~~~Jan.  1.41  1.35   1.26     
 1.1 2       1.134       1.164      1.344        .977
Alfalfa hay, baled------------  ton   Jan.       19.00      17.50       18
0       2.62.02.023                            02.0
Feeder pigs --------  ------    head  Feb. 1     12.97      12.35       7.46
      I1.5S9   --------------          -----       ----      -
Price   Index    Numbers, 1910-14            = 100
All Parm Prices       -         pt.   Jan.        260        262        238
        239         241        242         232         235
Livestock and livestock products  pet.  Jan.    263        267        236
        240         261         263        242         245
Dairy products----------- -   pet.  Jan.        286        293        268
        258         272        278         266         263
Meat animals ----------- -    pet.  Jan.        259        250        221
        237         304        296         279         270
Poultry -------  -pet------     .   Jan.        139        139        144
        163         165         178        144         172
Eggs ---------------  -       pet.  Jan.        152        181         110
        151
Crops---------------   -      pet.  Jan.        188        183         188
       190         218         217        220         224
Feed grains and hay -------- -  pct.  Jan.      145        138         146
       164         146        141         1St         169
Fruits--------------- -       pet.  Jan.        232        232        190
        207         254        248         203         200
Prices Farmers Pay---------- -  pct.  Jan.        303        303        299
        289         276        275         275        266
Purchasing Power of Farm Products --- pct.  Jan.  86          86        
 80        83          87          88          84         88
Agricultural Production and Marketing
Index of farm mktgs. (1947-49 = 100)
Milk production (000,000)
Egg production (000,000)
Layers on farms (000)
Eggs per 100 layers        .
Cows in herd freshenin--
Calves horn to be raised
Dairy Production (000)
Butter-
American cheese
Dried skim milk for food --  -  -
Dried skim milk for feed
Evaporated whole milk.   -      -
Livestock Slaughter (000)
Calves -------------------- -
Sheep and lambs
Hogs-
Cold Storage Holdings (COO)
Butter-
American cheese
pet.
pct.
lb.
no.
head
no.
pet.
pet.
lb.
lb.
lb.
lb.
lb.
head
head
head
head
lb.
lb.
Swiss cheese -lb.
Other cheese ---------            .
All cheese -----------            .
Frozen poultry -lb.
Shell eggs ------ case
Eggs, except dried               ease
Dec.
Jan.
Jan.
Jan.
Jan.
Jan.
Jan.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Dec.
Feb. I
Feb. I
Feb. I
Feb. I
Feb. I
Feb. I
Feb. I
04. I
122
1,482
176
9,661
1 820
8.68
40.18
19,260
37,300
80
14
29S
1,957
153,574
1  , 9 41- - - -
tzz
122
1,395
183
10,414
1,761
9.62
40.52
16,6S5
32,180
83
124
II
294
2,285
150,250
2,123
Wisconsin Feed Price Changes 4
Item
Grain and concentrate fed per cowl
Grain and concentrate fed
per farm-
per cow in herd-
per 100 Ibso of milk produced --
Cost of 1000 pounds
of dairy ration       .
of poultry ration
Pounds ration to equal value
of 100 lbs. milk      .
of 10 dozen eggs-
Index of wholesale feed prices,
(1910-14=100) -       _-
Feed prices paid by farmers, per toi
Bran-
Cottonseed meal-41%
Cornmeal-
Scratch grains-
Middllin --
Unit
lb.
lb.
lb.
lb.
lb.
lb.
pet.
Soybean ma l-4     ---   ---- I $
Date
Jan.
Feb. I
Feb. I
Feb. I
Jan.
Jan.
Jan.
Jan.
Jan.
Jan.
Jan,
Jan,
Jan.
Jan.
Jan.
TIs
This
month'
261
209
8.58
32.35
21.33
22.07
173
147
177
ca - .
fw.
88.00
50.00
76,00
57.00
76.00
Last
month
251
202
8.25
32.98
20.36
20.92
186
184
171
52.00
88.00
50.00
76.00
53.00
72.00
Las
Last
year
265
215
8.71
32.14
21.81
21.22
159
III
177
52.00
91.00
51.00
77.00
52. 00
5-yr.
ay. for
month
236
172
7.76
31.62
23.06
23.93
146
136
189
53.40
89.00
56.80
78.40
54 60
80.00 I 79.00
1,473
194
10,064
1,925
9.07
41.87
21,959
29,175
86
123
20
413
2,848
136,682
:   - - - -
222
12,640
1,755
9.06
37.02
19,619
30,914
76
144
17
332
3,932
143,531
1,872
- - - - - --
9    , 85-  9-   - - -
5, 137
302,567
1,698
109,200
77,990
138,350
2,050
139,700
2,010
688
1,265
6,790
75,8S6
287,224
11,454
28,990
327,668
298,099
82
1,459
--  --
4,922
304,838
1,615
93,620
67,925
110,300
1, 850
139,200
2,108
775
1, 339
6,793
76,808
292,011
11,782
28,801
332,594
300,708
76
1,700
9, 820
5,433
316,041
1,719
108,046
58,557
136,056
1,781
136,720
1,999
701
1,325
8,259
33,992
245, 755
10,641
26,840
283,290
299,709
304
2,210
5,273
328,642
1,605
.-- - - -
.,- - - -   -
440,1
10
^'to
'I
1 41
Al-
I,'
, 1
',,I ' I
Y4
R,4
I14
104,301
61,883
110,216
1,518
148,118
2,053
937
1,225
7,284
130,399
386,007
8,840
24,535
419,382
286,000
218
1,775
Economic Indicators - United States
Item                Unit   Date     This     Last     Last    & av. for
month2   month     year    month
1947-49  100
Industrial production, ad.  ---  pet.  Dec.       156      159     165  
   147
Freight carloadings, adj.. -    pet.   Dec.        73      75       91  
    92
Wholesale prices6 --    -       pet.   Dec.       120      120     119  
   115
Cost of living"-pet.                   Dec.    -           127     126
     118
Personal income7
Non- aricultur                pct.   Dec.       205      209      199   
 169
Agriktural                     pet.  Dec.        92      91       91    
  86
Factory employment, pdj.6       pet.   Dec.        95      97      100  
   103
'Details of methodology supplied on request.
2Preliminary.
3Forecast for milk of average butterfat test.
4Prepared by Wisconsin Crop Reporting Service, based on reporters' data.
5Computed from quantity reported fed at the beginning and end of the month
in herds of
Wiseonsin dairy correspondents times number of days in month.
6 Federal Reserve Board.
7U. S. Dept. of Commerce.
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1, 700      2 ,210
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I, 775
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1 80 00 1 79 00
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