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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. 3,   pp. [1]-4 PDF (1.9 MB)


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WISCONSIN CROP AND LIVESTOCK REPORTER    (11)    3
Current Trends'
WISCONSIN                                            UNITED STATES
Item                | Unit    Dat                                       
        5-yr. ar.  |-yr. ST.
I            ~~~This month2l  Last month  Last year     for month    This
month2   Last month    Last year     for month
Farm Prices -Dollars
All milk-cwt.                                  Feb.           3.603     
   3.69          3.42           3. Z9          4,353
Market milk             -cwt.                  Fb.            3.953     
   3.95          3.72           3. 58
Manufacturing milk         -           cwt.    Fob.           3353      
   3. 52         3. 25          3.14
Milk cows -head                                Feb.        240          
 245           245           202             224
Hogs -cwt.                                     Feb.          17.20      
  16.10         12.30          15.74          17.60
Cows -Cwt.                                     Fob.          14.00      
  14.00         13.I 0         11.90          14. 80
Steers and hbifers -t----------          t     Feb.          21.00      
  21.40         21.40          18.84          23.20
Calves -cwt.                                   Feb.         24.80       
  22.40         23.70          21.06          23.90
Lambs                -cwt.                     Feb.          15.50      
  15.10         17.90          18.76          16.80
Wool -lb.                                      Feb.            .44      
    .45           .45            .41            .399
Chickens -lb.                                  Feb.            .15      
    .151           .160          .189           .171
Eggs-                                  dos.     Feb.           .330     
    .324          .239           .328           .394
Corn -bu.                                      Feb.           1.01      
   1.01           .96           1.13           1.00
Oats -bu.                                      Feb.            66       
    .65           .67            .67             602
Barley -bu.                                     Feb.           .        
    .87            90           1.05             859
Alfalfa sed -bu.                               Feb.          15.60      
  15.60         16.80          20.68          16.26
Red clover seed -bu.                           Feb.          12.60      
  12.60         16.80         21.23           12.54
Potatoes -bu                                   Feb.          1.26       
   1.41          1.32           1.17           1.080
Alfalfa hay, baled -on                         Feb.          17.50      
  19.00         18.90          19.98          21.60
Feeder pigs -    -------------------- head     Mar. 1       13.87       
  12.97          9.03         11.90
Price Index Numbers, 1910-14 = 100
All Farm Prices-                       pct.     Feb           260       
   260           241            240            244
Livestock and livestock products-    pct.     Feb.          264         
 263           241            241            263
Dairy products-                      pt.      Feb.         278          
 285           264            254            266
Meat animals                         PCt.     Feb.         274          
 259           237            244            309
Poultry-                             pct.     Feb.          149         
 139           148            171            169
Eggs -pet.                                   Feb.           154         
 152           112            154
Cropse---------------                pet.    Feb.           183         
  1I8          190            191    .       221
Foeds grains and bay-pet.                    Feb.           142         
 145           147            163            150
Fruits --           --------------- pet.     Feb.           232         
 232           192            208            259
Prices Farmers Pay-                    pct.    Feb.           303       
   303           299            290            277
Purchasing Power of Farm Products   -  pet.     Feb.           86       
    86            81             83             88
4.45
4.93
3.44
219
16.50
14.30
23.80
23.50
16.50
.393
.160
.386
.963
.598
.820
16.74
12.84
1.134
22.00
-- . - - --.
4.27
4.78
3.26
223
13.00
14.80
23.40
24.70
18.60
.426
.169
.289
.995
.678
.860
18.78
15.78
1.326
23.70
- - - - - - -
4.22
4.74
3.24
175
16.02
12.72
20.32
20.68
19.14
.431
.199
.373
1.15
.663
.963
16.85
20.76
1 .036
21.70
-- -  . - --.
241          233           236
261          245           245
272          261           258
304          287           273
16S          142           174
218          218           226
146          153           169
254          211           201
276          275           266
87           85            89
Agricultural Production and Marketing
no.
head
no.
pet.
pett.
lb.
lb.
lb.
lb.
lb.
head
head
head
head
lb.
lb.
lb.
lb.
lb.
lb.
case
case
Jan
Feb
Feb
Fat,
Feb
Feb
Feb
Jan.
Jan.
Jan.
Jan.
Jan.
Jan.
Jan.
Jan.
Jan.
Mar. I
Mar. I
Mar. I
Mar. I
Mar. I
Mar. I
Mar. I
Mar. I
120
1,440
158
9,410
1,680
7.67
42.14
21,220
42,000
77
103
16
292
2,279
154,653
1    , 9 34- - - - -
119
1,482
176
9 Al
1,120
8.68
40.18
19,260
37,300
112
14
295
1,957
153,574
1, 9 41- -
Wisconsin Feed Price Changes 4
Item
Grain and concentrate fed per cow5
Grain and concentrate fed
per farm           .
per cow in herd       .
per 100 lbs. 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 tor
Bran.
Cottonseed mesl-41%
Cornmeal
Scratch grains       .
Middlings
Soybean meal-44%        .
Unit
lb.
lb.
lb.
lb.
5
lb.
lb.
pct.
IF
S
Date
Feb.
Mar. I
Mar. I
Mar. I
Feb.
Feb.
Feb.
Feb
Feb.
Feb.
Feb.
Feb.
Feb.
Feb.
Feb.
This
month2
245
222
8.91
32.64
21.11
21.81
171
151
177
57.00
87.00
51.00
77.00
57.00
7ft An
Last
month
261
209
8.58
32.35
21.33
22.07
173
147
177
56.00
88.00
50.00
76.00
57.00
76.00
Last
year
259
225
9.15
32.40
21.30
20.77
161
115
174
52.00
92.00
51.00
77.00
53.00
80.00
5-yr.
al. for
month
220
174
7.87
30.86
22.88
23.86
145
138
188
53.20
89.60
56.20
79.00
54.60
78 109
128
1,453
179
9,994
1,792
40.73
23,800
30,900
83
106
19
361
2,551
130,292
2,205
.-- - - - -
------ -- --
1,332
196
12,116
1,617
8.31
35.76
21,786
33,796
76
133
16
292
3,805
140,618
1 , 7 4 6 .
......----
2971
He
Pr-----
',381
4 856
7,222
I634
121,810
84,275
152,200
1,770
142,300
2,116
666
1,454
6,793
80,034
286,727
11,614
27,067
325,468
267,438
35
I *sfl1
-   9-,---  859 ---
5,137
302,567
1.08
109,200
77,990
138,350
2,050
139,700
2,010
688
1,265
6,790
75,707
287,030,
11,376
29,227
327,633
298,O6
80
9 ,580
5,155
309,269
118,640
61,500
150,300
1,720
132,900
2,031
647
1,376
7,780
42,958
231,719
10,436
26,072
268,227
261,493
345
5,014
322,773
1,554
1, ,S
114, 42
65,375
123,978
1,652
155,506
2,187
917
1,400
7,094
119,228
362,547
8,904
23,938
395,389
248,231
248
1,668
Economic Indicators - United States
5-yr.
Item                Unit    Date     This     Last     Last    av. for
month2    month     year    month
1947-49=100
Industrial production, adj. -    pet.   Jan.       IS5      157      168
     147
Freight carleadings, adj. -      pet.   Jan.        75       73       90
      92
Wholesale prices-                pct.   Jan.       120      120      119
     115
Cost of living-                  pct.   Jan      -          128      125
     119
Personal income7
Non-gricultural-               pt.    Jan.       215      2t6      210  
   178
Agricultural -pet.                    Jan.        88       92       82  
    83
Factory employment, adj.6 -      pet.   Jan.        94       95      101
     103
I Details of methodology supplied on request.
2Preliminary.
3Forecast for milk of average butterfat test.
'Prepared 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
IWisconin dairy correspondents times number of days in month.
IFederal Reserve Board
I U. S. Dept. of Commerce.
Index of farm mktgs. (1947-49=100)
Milk production (000,000)
Egg production (000,0)-
Layers on farms (000) --------
Eggs per 100 layers         .
Cows in herd freshening       .
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)
Cattle
Calves - - - -  - - - - -  - - - - -
Sheep and lambs
Hogs
Cold Storage Holdings (000)
Butter
American cheese
Swiss cheese
Other cheese            .
All cheese
Frozen poultry
Shell eggs            .
Eggs, except dried         -
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- - - - - - - - - - - - - -
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80.00
Feb.
-
78.00
7C .00
-
s3.eo
78.00
Jan
Fob
Feb
Feb
iFeb
Feb
Fob


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