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

Wisconsin crop and livestock reporter. Vol. XXIX, no. 8,   pp. [1]-4 PDF (2.0 MB)


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Crop
Corn - - - - - - - - -
Potatoes -   .- -
Tobacco     .
Oats .    -       -
Barley ---
Ry
VW~idew w-heat ------
Spring wheat --.
Buckwheat_
All tame hy
Alfalfa hay.
Clover and timothy hey
Other tame hay -
Wild  hay -- - - - - -
Flax
Canning peas --
Corn for canning..
Snap beans for canning.
Tomatoes for canning
Cabbage, domestic..
Cabbage, Danish
Onions
Sugar beet,
A pple, commercial
Cherries
Pasture.
WISCONSIN CROP AND LIVESTOCK REPORTER
Crop Summary of Wisconsin for August 1. 1950
Acreage
1950
(Prelimi-
nary)
2,544,000
75,000
21,000
2,0B0.000
214,000
97,000
24.000
63.000
17,000
3,062,000
1,769,000
1,767,000
326,000
105,000
14,000
115,000
70,000
11,400
1,800
11,000
4,000
2,200
17,000
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1949
2,596,000
00,000
20,100
2,924,000
100,000
92,000
27,000
0 ,000
I ,000
3,829,000
1,653,000
1,900,000
276,000
105,900
17,000
115,400
99,800
12,100
1,500
10,000
3,U00
2,100
8,900
1950 as a
percent of
1949
98.0
93.8
104.5
98.5
113.0
105.4
88.9
74.1
113.3
100.9
107.0
93.0
118.1
100.0
82.4
99.7
70.1
94.2
120.0
110.0
105.3
104.0
191.0
August 1,
1950
forecast
111,936,000
14,625,00
31,045,000
132,480,000
8,453,000
1,212,000
552.000
1 ,s44,000
264,000
6,623,000
3,626,000
2,562,000
435,000
121 ,000
175,000
230,000,000
102.000
17, 100
11,700
126,500
456,500
178.500
750,000
15,800
Egg Production
There were fewer layers in Wis-
consin farm flocks during July than
both July a year ago and the average.
Compared with July last year the de-
crease in layer numbers was about
2 percent while there was about a
6 percent decrease from the 5-year
average. Farms in the United States
had 5 percent more layers on hand
than a year ago but about 2 percent
less than the 5-year July average.
The July rate of lay per layer was
higher than a year ago in both the
state and nation. Wisconsin layers
averaged 16.55 eggs per layer-nearly
3 percent above July 1949 and about
5 percent more than the 5-year aver-
age. The nation's rate of production,
15.17 eggs per farm layer, was nearly
2 percent above a year ago and 5 per-
cent above the July average.
Wisconsin farm flocks produced 202
million eggs during July. This was 1
percent higher than July last year
Crop St
but 1 percent lower than the 5-year
average for the month. The nation's
total output of 4,637 million eggs was
substantially above July a year ago
with a recorded increase of about 7
percent and it was between 2 and 3
percent above the July average. The
increase over a year ago was the re-
sult of the expansion in layer num-
bers more than of the rise in rate of
production.
The farm price of both chickens and
eggs advanced from June to July.
Eggs averaged 31.2 cents per dozen in
July compared with 27.5 cents one
month before and 43.5 one year be-
fore. The July average for eggs was
the highest monthly average price
recorded this year. Farmers received
an average of 25.2 cents per pound
for live chickens while one month
earlier and one year earlier they re-
ceived prices that averaged 24.9 and
25.3 cents per pound respectively.
Wisconsin Farm Prices
Wisconsin farm product prices as
a whole increased about 5 percent
from June to July. Most of the up-
turn in these prices was seasonal, but
there probably was some effect from
the Korean War.
The index of meat animal prices
in July was 10 percent above June
and 19 percent higher than July of
last year. Chicken and egg prices also
increased 10 percent from June to
July but averaged 22 percent below
July 1949. Milk prices received by
Wisconsin farmers have been rather
stable throughout the year and showed
an increase from June of less than
2 percent and advanced about 3 per-
cent from July last year. Some ad-
vances in other farm products oc-
curred from June to July.
Until July the purchasing power
of the Wisconsin farm dollar had
shown a steady decline beginning with
October of last year. During that
immary of the United States for August 1, 1950
Crop
Corn
Potatoes.
Tobacco
Oats.
Barley.
Rye
Winter wheat
Durum wheat
Spring wheat other than durum
Flax
Buckwheat.
Tame hay   . -
Wild hay         -        ---
Pasture .       -
('orldition1 Augiust l
Production
Yield per acre
1949
129,000,000
13,600,000
30,046o000
119,884,o00
6,392,000
1,196,000
'60e000
1,912,000
232,000
6,178,000
3,5S54, 000
2,200,000
344,000
110.000
221,000
!34,260,000
329,300
20.600
13,600
97,200
41 ,00
420,000
89,900
724,000
11,600
10-year
average
1939-48
103,58950o0
12,894,000
33,252,000
100,370,000
11.524,000
1I397,000
687,000
1.095,000
261,000
6,690,000
2,216,000
4,072,000
402,000
154.000
128,000
Z38, 140 ,o00
166,310
13,U00
9,730
86,700
31,000
355,000
143,890
72S,000
12,460
1950 as a
percent of
-S-year
1949    average
86.2    108.1
107.5    113.4
100.6     93.4
110.5    122.2
132.2     73,4
101.3     86.0
90.0     00.3
8008    141.0
113.8    101.1
1072      99.0
102.0    163.6
112.4     62.9
126.5    100.2
110.0     78.6
79.2    136.7
98.2     96.6
55.3    109.4
83.0    123.9
86.0    120.2
130.1    145.9
100.7    120.6
198.6    124.1
103.6    103.4
136.2    126.8
_ - - - - _ - - - --_ - -__ -_ _
Unit
Bu.
Bn.
Lb.
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
Ton
Ton
Ton
Ton
Ton
Bu.
Lb.
Ton
Ton
Ton
Ton
Ton
Cwt.
Ton
Bu.
Ton
Indicated  1949
1950
44.0     50.0
195      170
1478     1535
46.0     41.0
39.5     34.0
12. 5    13.0
23.0     22. 5
24.5     22.5
15.5     15.5
1.71     1.61
2. 5     2. 15
1. 4     1. 20
1.33     1.25
1.15     1.05
12.5     13.0
M00     2030
2.6      3.3
I.5      1.7
6.S      9.1
11.5      9.7
11.0
207.5    200.0
10.5     10.1
881      78
-10-yeo
average
1939.40
42.0
95
1479
41.3
33.S
11.2
19.7
21.2
15.0
1.69
2.14
1 54
1.42
1.18
11.4
s100
2.3
1.4
5.7
0.7
0.6
201.0
9.9
77'
Acri
(000 of
eage
nitted)
Production
(000 omitted)
Yield per acre
1950
(Prelimi.
nary)
83,091
1,826.5
1, 595.8
42,765
11,233
1 852
43,104
2,706
14,703
3,738
270
60,813
14,873
19
06,
1 ,
I ,
40,
94,
I,
55,
3 ,
17,
4 ,
57,
14,!
49
735
901.3
630.3
560
879
558
453
525
773
880
279
117
918
1950 as a
percent of
1949
95.8
96.1
97.9
105.4
113.7
118.9
77.7
76.8
82.7
76.6
96.8
105.0
99.7
August 1,
1950
forecast
3,167,607
407,342
1,932,611
1,456,130
285,402
2Z2509
740,537
35,518
220,435
30,695
4,807
92,448
12, 543
1949
3,377,790
401 ,962
1,970,376
1,322,924
238,104
18,697
901,668
38,864
205,931
43,664
5,184
87,009
12,296
10-year
average
1939-48
2,900,932
403,284
1,777,945
1,274,474
310,668
32,155
758,821
36,753
235,738
34,752
7,029
88,280
12,064
1950 production
as a percent
of
10-year
1949   average
93.8   109.2
101.3   101.0
98.1   108.7
110.1   114.3
119.9    91.9
120.4    70.0
82.1    97.6
91.4    96.6
107.0    93.5
70.3    88.3
92.7    68.4
106.3   104.7
102.0   104.0
- - - - - - - - -
Unit
Bu.
BR.
Lb.
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
Bu.
Ru.
Bu.
Ton
Ton
Indicat
1950
30.1
223.0
1211
34.0
25.4
12.2
17.2
13.1
15.0
8.2
17.8
1.52
.8i8
0'1
10-year
average
1939-43
32.9
154.6
1073
32.0
24.2
12.0
17.5
14.8
15.9
9.5
17.0
1.45
.89
801
ed   1949
30.9
211.4
1209
32.6
24.1
12.0
16.3
11.0
11.6
8.9
18.6
1. 50
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831
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