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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. XVI ([covers January 1937/December 1937])

Wisconsin crop and livestock reporter. Vol. XVI, no. 2,   pp. [9]-16 PDF (4.0 MB)


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WISCONSIN CROP AND LIVESTOCK REPORTER
General Trend of Farm Prices and Purchasing Power
Wisconsin
Index Numbers of Wisconsin Farm Prices
(Aver.e of arce. January. 191,0-Darno..-. 1114_1_0.
A
102
101
105
"I
In
196
214
203
12S
lZS
137
128
144
203
121
125
67
70
81
105
118
117
9I0
167
101
101
120
130
139
126
127
127
121
1381
2
*00
S3a
-a2
99
92
101
102
10i
99
122
178
192
205
200
123
110
121
116
139
152
142
143
148
130
8D
33
63
76
109
113
103
114
1t7
t10
t07
112
113
123
tt '
tl9
121
1 21i
121
121
122
120
101
tit,
III
85
93
117
125
200
216
188
211
114
100
102
118
133
114
121
130
110
95
n7
58
08
101
98
81
82
88
8 1
84
81
StO
132
1S4
131
131
138
149
I
. _n
101
85
95
110
101
119
175
200
209
173
102
107
99
103
133
145
138
145
152
129
85
55
53
59
Itt
117
119
123
113
121
114
It8
t13
118
110
ttS
ittt
Ila
123
98
9 0
103
1105
104
103
123
160
200
224
208
134
131
1165
140
ISO
1150
'1 67
170
1 !62
129
99
70
78
86
1105
120
125
113
104
101
106
120
131
135
131
132
132
1320
8      7
i  .~
9   :
-u     3
5. _     ._
103     84
91     99
101    117
100     94
104    105
101     90
117    142
155    208
184    157
195    204
219    299
160    181
141    143
141    123
148    129
130    154
158    21t
144    183
153    140
1t0    144
124    170
95    107
80     63
70     85
85    103
116     87
14   130
109    1tO
132    103
100    10;
99    t1O
102    11t9
103    139
101    180
III    194
1 14   188
127    133
145    133
127    140
10;    153
8
3
*1
-i
100
100
90
102
108
89
151
197
213
251
218
215
178
118
127
129
123
142
139
177
154
97
7 1
90
114
89
128
89
89
89
89
89
89
117
1117
10)7
167
107
107
1017
9
.3
I
103
118
Inl
182
85
89
103
133
173
172
172
119
123
1 21
1130
1 15
119
121
115
114
99
90
82
80
108
98
81
87
I 9
67
88
65
60
80
102
101
97
98
99
104
Pure
10
98
98
101
100
102
109
122
151
177
205
211
149
142
148
148
155
154
153
153
150
140
121
105
105
121
124
126
121
121
121
121
121
121
124
127
130
131
132
132
1I? 10
hasing Power
11
I ti
1-i
- a
_2
101
93
101
104
103
93
100
115
III
104
98
88
88
93
88
93
98
101
102
103
92
74
64
67
87
85
94
96
97
91
88
88
90
97
102
100
96
95
96
ORIO
12
t.11
-u 2
.a
2rS
100
92
102
105
102
94
101
112
113
109
98
90
92
Ill
95
97
97
109
111
108
92
75
67
74
T1
84
95
103
98
93
86
83
88
97
103
104
100
100
100
iobni
13
iti
100
103
104
117
124
133
143
171
168
154
147
139
130
125
122
120
119
117
106
91
80
80
82
84
United States,
14
0
: 9
1s0
i,
102
95
100
101
lt
98
III
175
202
213
211
125
132
142
143
156
145
139
149
146
126
87
65
70
90
108
114
109
109
104
105
103
107
215
124
124
121
126
126
131
143
Index Numbers of United States Farm Prices
erege o   r prce  August, 1909-julY. 1914=100)
15       17    18     19     20    21      22
4
.3           i                   I i1}
gi Ii                   s !        i E'
4  103  99    104   101          113     98
87    95     91    102          101    10t
95    102   100     94           87    100
108    105   101    107 i         97    101
112    102   106     91  ,-      24 81  too
104    103   101     82  .....    77 2   OS
120   109    Ito 1 8 too.       19i    124
174   135    155   118   ----    187    149
203    163   188    1722   ----  245    176
207    186   20   9 178--       247     202
174    198   223    191     --   248    201
109    IS6   162    157 ----101         152
114    143   141    174          158    149
107    159   148    137          218    152
110   149    149    125   150    212    152
140    153   183    172   153    177    157
147    152   158    138   143    122    158
140    155   144    1l44  121    128    153
151    158   153    178   159    152    155
158    157   182   141    149    144    153
133    137   129    182   140    102    145
92    108   100     98   117     83    124
83     83    82     82   102     47    107
60     82    71     74   105     84    109
68     96    80    100   102     99    123
118    108   117     91   127    101    125
121    119   115    100   113    100   ----
122    120   117     89   118     95    122
125    123   121     02   117     94    122
122    118    99     04    77     93    121
125    114    97     89   107     98    121
118    106   101    103   105     98    121
120    106   103    115    99     98    120
119    116   108    117   115    105    123
123    125   112    108   134    103    126
123    128   119    109   153    108    127
120    12S   127    104   131    104    127
118    126   141     87   104    103    127
122    127   133     93    99    105    128
128    128   110    105   115    107    128'0
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b,
.S3
13Ih
104
94
100
100
101
93
'ยง5
911
115
15
lo!
82
89
93
04
994
914
91
6s
987
70
61
73
86
89
89
86
87
85
89
93
98
98
9S
94
98
1025
24
j!
1.
I1
109
103
103
108
170
157
131
135
130
127
124
116
115
10i
89
73
76
79
82
'Prepared by the Bureau of Agrieultural Economies, United States Department
of Agriculture. 'Includes potatoes, tobacco, canning peas, and clover seed.
3lnoludes dry beans, a'*
seed, hay, dry peas sugar beets, soid wool.  Nevwindexes of prices paid by
Wisconsin farmers for commodities bought for use in farm production and family
maintenancereportedquarterly
forMarchJuSe . od December. Indexes for other months are interpolations from
the quarterly dats. 'The ratio of the Wisconsin index of prices received
tothe Wisconsin
indx o prceoaidforommditeofcmeohy. 'Theratlooftheindex of Wiscoosin milkpricestotheWisconsinindex
of prices paid for commoditiesfarmerasbuy. 'Averageof estimated
values. 1912-14=100. 5These Ir(lcn numbers are based on retail prices paid
by United States farmers for commodities ueed in living and produetion, reported
quarterly for March, June,
September, and December, revised. Indexes for other months are interpolations
from the quarterly data. 'Purchasing power of the farmer's dollar expressed
as the ratio of the index of
priome received to the revised index of prices paid for commodities farmers
buy. 'Preliminary.
conijiared w ith other 111ol1ths the JIIttt-  the total of 3,519,000 head,
represented  lambs totaled 1,700,000 head in Januarn
iry sl tugliter was 2 plorceet liiss ttiatt  a deccrease of 25 percent from
 the Dc-  thus establishing a new record slaugh-
ill 1D)e, ltlibl, lmt I pl, (-lit greater t i iil  cember slaugihter, but
was about 3 per-  ter for the month. This was 8 percent
ill Jait ilarvlast yeart.                  cent larger than in January  
  of last   more than the large slaughter in De-
The illsipeelt(l s(l itgtlst  of' liogs dc-  year.                      
          cember, and 10.4 percent more than the
cr sed r tItr l slll plyb lilt rili  h 'iltiary,  Ilnpected  sl alghter of
sheep  all l  large slaughter in January of last year
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19241.---
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19274.---
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