UNITKDI STATES DEPARTMENT Of AGRICULTURE
BUREAU OF AGRICULTURAL ECONOhICS
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January 15, 1953
* *.--So" .a.a .Sndttl 'a Contents of 1953 Crop and Livestock Reortt
For filing and Reference Use
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,',t: Ttfrolloving schedule of release 'dates for the various crop and livestock re-
-PMftsh to.be isuedd-by, the Cre*-Reporting Board during 1953 is announced by the
.- .ipafBat of.Agricilturet (WVlese athervwise specified, the reports are issued
from Vashington, D. C.). The.'time of release, *:hen specified, is that in effect
for government offices in Washintton (Eastern Standard.Time except when .Dylight
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- PORTS ON COTTON
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t" .*^t-y.:" :."* :Acreage, yield pet' acre, production of cotton lint and seed,
value of production of lint, disposition and value of cotton-
seed, monthly marketings by farmers, reduction from full yield
1-;,... per acre due to boil weevil and other causes (1952 crop)
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',.',jiv a. Acreag'.e of cotton in ultiv'tion on July 1.
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Ivi 1f lI0 10 Condition am Of August'1, indicated yield per acre, indicated
..-'"'--i"- .: -'- ... ptoductiotr, eomnetolal fertfi'lizer, used .on cotton, sales of
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"- ptiatb 6 -Coudlt4fto s bf Sepember 1. Indicated yield per acre, in-
.r.. ', : dictated produtio, pecdntagoe..of acreage abandoned since
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October 8: Condition as of October 1, indicated yield per kcre1 in-
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,9omvber9b 9 Prrslimiiary acreage for harvest, -yield per acre as of November
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D bera' YTield. per abrb asB of Decemibe6t' probable production, acreage
.... for harvest, acreage in dultivation July 1, production of
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(Released itL 3f00 P.Mi k.b.t)
aary:M "- Stocks of corn for grain, wheat, pats, barley, sorghum grain,
S-.. .- ryT, flaxeed, so'ybeanes, and bay. on farms as of January 1;
'., ..- Ukprduotion; pouliry and egg production; indicated pro-
.-, -;. -. dtctlo bf' citr ruits.' (1953 q53 crop).
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Milk production; grain fed .per milk cow; poultry and egg pro-
duction; indicated production of citrus fruits (1952-53 crop).
Milk production;. poultry and egg production; indicated pro-
duction of citrus fruits (1952-53 crop), '
Prospective Plantings for 1953 as indicated by reported in-
tentions for corn, durum wheat, other spring wheat, oats,
barley, flaxseed, rice, al sorghum, potatoes, sweetpotatoes
tobacco, dry edible beans,' dry field peas, soybeans, pea@te,
and sugar beets; acreage of hay for harvest.
Indicated production of winter wheat; indicated percentage
abandonment of winter wheat seedings, U.S.; condition of rye
and pasture; for certain States, condition of peaches and
potatoes; stocks of corn for grain, wheat, oats, barley, rye,
flaxseed, and soybeans, on farms as of April 1; milk pro-
ductioh; grain fed. per milk cow; poultry and egg production;
indicated production of citrus fruits (1952-53 crop), Florida
limes (1953 crop)Y. '
Acreage remaining for harvest as of ]'iay 1, yield per acre and
indicated production of winter wheat and rye; percentage of
abandonment of winter wheat and rye seedings for U.S.; condttioa
of hay, pasture, and miscellaneous fruits and nuts; stocks of
hay on farms; for certain States, condition of oats., potato s,
peaches, pears, grapes, and cherries; indicated production of
citrus fruits (1952-53 crop); peaches in 10 early Southern
States, apricots, cherries, and plums in California and of
Florida limes (1953 crop);preliminary production of maple pro-
ducts (1953 crop); milk production; poultry and egg production*
Also for 1952 crop, acreage, yield per acre, production and
value of production of tobacco (by types and classes).
Indicated yield per acre as of June 1 of winter wheat and rye:
indicated production of winter wheat, spring wheat, rye,
peaches, pears, cherries, apricots, California plums, pruned,
and walnuts, Florida limes (1953 crop), and citrus fruits
(1952-53 crop), condition of hay, pasture, citrus, fruits,
(1953-54 crop)g. California grapes, and miscellaneous fruits
and nuts; condition of potatoes for certain States, milk
production; grain fed per milk cow;. poultry and egg production.
Also for 1952 crops, acreage, yield per acre, production, and
value of production of sugar beets, and sugarcane; and pro-
duction of beet and cane sugar, sugar beet pulp, and products
of cane ground for sugar.
Stocks of corn for grain, wheat, oats, barley, rye,, flaxseed.,
and soybeans on'farms as of July 1; planted acreage of corn,
winter wheat, spring wheat, oats, barley, flaxseed, rice,
potatoes,, sweetpotatoes, dry edible beans, dry field peas, all
sorghums, and sugar beetsi acreage for harvest, indicated yield
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per acre as of July 1, and indicated production of corn, winter-
wheat, spring wheat.., oats, barley, rye,. flaxseed, rice, hay,
potatoes, *sweetpotatoes. tobacco, -sugar beets, sugarcane for
sugar and seed, dry edible-beant, dry.field peas and hopes;
S. acreage grown alone for all purposes of. soybeans; acreage for
harvest, of soybeans for beans,, and all sorghums; indicated pro-
diction of. apple~~oppmercial), peaches, pears, grapes, cherries,
aprioots,--plums,/lmo'nds, filberts, and walnuts, Florida limes
(1953 crop), and citrus fruits (1952-53 crop); condition of
pasture; citrus fruits (1953-54 crop), and miscellaneous
S fruits:; milk production; poultry and egg production. Revised
estimates of the 1952 peanut crop.
August 11. .. Indicated yield per acre as'of August 1 and indicated pro-
duction of corn, winter wheat, spring wheat, cats, barley, rye,
flaxseed, rice all sorghums for grain, hay, dry edible beans,
*.. dry field pease soybeans for beans, peanuts picked ahd threshed,
potatoes, sweetpotatoes, tobacco, sugar beets, sugarcane for
sugar and seed, broomcorn, and hops; acreage of all sorghums
S .. for grain, peanuts picked and threshed, and broomcorn, stocks'
of rice on farms as of August 1; indicated production of apples
(commercial), peaches, pears, grapes, cherries, apricots, plums,
prunes, almonds, walnuts, filberts, and pecans; condition of
pasture.; citrus fruits (1953-54 crop) and miscellaneous fruits;
milk production, grain fed per milk cow; poultry and egg pro-
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Indicated yield per acre.as of.September-l and indicated-pro-
duction of corn, spring wheat, o ata, barley, flaxseed, rice9
all sorghums:for grain, hay, dry edible' beans,, dry field peas,.'
soybeans for beans, peanuts picked and threshed, potatoes, $ -'
sweetpotatoes, tobacco, sugar beets, sugarcane for sugar and
seed, .jroomcorn, and hops;.'indicated production of apples
(commercial), peaches, pears grapes, plums, prunes, apricots,
cranberries, almonds, walnuts, filberts, and pecans; condition
..- of pasture,a citrusefr-its (1953-54 crop) and miscellaneous
fruits, milk production; .poultry and egg production. "-
Stocks of corn for grain. wheat,.oats, barley, sorghum grain,
ryeo flaxseed and soybeans on farms as of October.l; indicated
yield per acre and. indicated, production of corn, all what,
spring wheat, oats, barley, flaxseed, rice, all sorghums.for
grain, hay, dry edible beans, soybeans for beans, peanuts
picked and threshed, potatoes, sweetpotatoes, tobacco, .sugar
beets, sugarcane for sugar and seed, 'and hos., indicated pro-
duction of apples commercial9 peaches, pears, grapes, plums,
prunes, cranberries. citrus fruits (1953-54 crop), almonds,
walnuts, filberts, and oecans; condition of pasture, citrus
fruits (1953-54 crop), and miscellaneous fruits, milk production;
grain fed per milk cow; poultry and eggproduction.
Indicated yield per acre as of November 1 and indicated pro-
duction of corn, rice, all sorghums for grain, dry edible
-beans, soybeans for beans, peanuts Picked and threshed, po-
tatoes, sweetpotatoes, tobacco, sugar beets, sugarcane for
sugar and seed; production of apples (commercial) pears, grapes,
cranberries, citrus fruits (1953-54 crop), almonds, walnuts,
filberts, and pecans; condition of pasture, citrus fruits
(1953-54 crop), and olives; milk production; poultry and egg
Indicated production of citrus fruits; milk production; grain
fed per milk cow; poultry and egg production.
Annual summary of acreage, yield per acre, production of all
Season average prices and value of production of principal
Seeded acreage and indicated production of winter wheat, and
acreage and condition of rye for harvest in 1954.
OTfhR REPORTS CONCERNING CROP PRODUCTION
Wheat Stocks in Interior Mills, Elevators, and Warehouses, in Merchant Mills, and
total Stocks in all positions on farms and off farms; e stocks in all positions;
3:00 P.M., January 23, April 24, July 24, and October 23.
Corn, Oats, Barley and Sorghum Grain i/ Stodks in all positions: 3:00 P.M.,
January 23, April 24, July 24, and October 23.
Soybean and Flaxseed jJ/ Stocks in all positions; 3:00 P.M., January 29, April 29,
July 29, and October 29.
Peanut Stocks and Processing: Jan. 231 Feb. 24; -ar. 24, Apr. 24, Hay 25, June 24,
July 24, Aug. 24, Sept. 24, Oct. 23, Nov. 24, Ded. 23.
Potato Stocks8 3100 P.M., January 19.
Onion Stocks: (Jan. 1): 3:00 P.M., January 19.
Cabbage Stocks| (Jan. 1): January 9,.
Hop Stocks: Karch 23, tj and September-23, L/.
Commercial Truck Crops for Fresh markett and Processing;
Fresh Narket Crops: Acreage and indicated production of crops in areas of cur-
rent importance. January 91 February 10; March 10; Aloril 10; Nay 11; June 10;
July 10;| August 11; September 10; October 9; November 10; December 10 and 17.
Processing Crops$ Acreage0 production, and condition of crops in areas of cur-
rent importance. January 9; March 10; April 10 and 23; tay 11 and 22; June 10
and 23; July 10 and 22; August 11; September 10; October 9; November 10; December 17.
Sour Cherries: Mid-June Production forecast (New York, Ohio, Pa., 146ih,, and Wis.)
3:00 P.M., June 19.
FrAits Non Citrus Production and Utilization: July 1.
Citrus Production and Utilization: October 13.,
Nut Croom Production and Utilization August 21
Cranberries: Indicated production, 1;00 P.M., August 18.
Apples8 Production by varieties December 18,
Jan. 16 Acreage and Production of 50
kinds of vegetable seeds 1j/.
Apr. 17 Intended acreage and prospec-
tive production of 50 kinds
of vegetable seeds 1/.,
June 22 Crimson Clover.
June 26 Lupine
June 26 Winter Cover. Crops
July 8 Kentucky Bluegrass
July 14 Orchardgrass
July 24 Redtop (Illinois)
Aug. 7 stocks of 34 kinds of field
seeds held by dealers on June
Aug. 18 Stocks of 50 kinds of vegetable
seeds held by dealers on June
Bentgrass and Fescue C(Tall,
Chewings, and Red.)
White Clover (la, 9, Missb, Wis.,
Idaho, Ky. and Ternn)
Winter Cover Crops (Vetches,
Bromegrass & Wheatgrasses
Miscellaneous Seed Crops
Certified Seed Potatoes
Additional seed Teports will be' issued at appropriate intervals on prices,
movement, quality, stocks and disposition of important field seeds.
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Farm Disposition and Sales of Crops:
Fruit and Nut Crops: January 14.
Principal Yield and Seed Cronps (except cotton, tobacco, and sugar) May 5.
Cotton and .Cottonseed: Cotton report May 8.
Tobacco: Vith General Crop report May 11.
Surgar Beets and Sugar Cane: With General" Crop report June 10.
Percentage of Corn Acreage Planted with Hybrid Seed: On or about July 13,
BEPORTS 1ON -IVESTOCK
(Release at Washington, D. C., at 12:00 o'clock Noon EST*)
January 12: Sheep and Lambs on Feed for Market on January 1. ..........:
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January 13: Cattle on Feed for Market on January 1.
January 13: Cattle on Feed Illinoiu, Iowa, Nebraska January 1 /
*February 13: Number and Value of Livestock, including poultry, on faraimso:..: .''.t
January 1, 1953.
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February 26: Wool Production and Income, 1952,
March 2: Mohair Production and Income, 1952,
i4arch 10: Early Lamb Crop as of k'arch 1 (10 States).
&nril 14: Cattle on Feed for market, Corn Belt States, as of April 1.
April 14: Cattle on Feed Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska -April 1 'J/.
&pril 29: 'Farm Production and Income from Meat Animals, 1952.
-Jay 12.:- Development of Early Lamb Crop, as of thaj 1.
*June 22: Spring Pig Crop, and Fall Farrowings indicated by Breeding
Intentions as of -June 1. r
July 14: Cattle;on Feed for market, Corn Belt States, as of July 1,
July 14: Cattle on Feed Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska July 1 1j /
July 30: U.S. Lamb Crop; 1953. Number and Percentage of Breeding Ewes.
August 6: Production of Shorn Wool, 1953.
October 13: Cattle on Feed Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska -- October 1 o1.o
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November 10: Cattle Feeding Situation as of November 1.
i4ovember 12: Iamb Feeding Situation as of November 1.
*December 22: Fall Pig Crop of 1953, and Spring Farrowings in 1954 indicated by
Breeding Intentions. .
Livestock Slaughter: Number of head, average live weight aftd total live weight of
battle, calves, hogs, sheep and lambs slaughtered in commercial plants by States,
*eat Production by species and Lard Production for the Uni-ted States: January 30,
February 27, lularch 31l April 30, Nay 29, June 30, July 31, August 31, September 30.
Octoberr 30, November 30, December 31, "'
(Release at Denverb Colorado)
June 131 Shipments of Cattle into-Ilint Hills and Osage Pastures as of June.
Condition of Western Ranges. Cattle, and Sheep: January 9, February 11, liarch 11,
April 10, May 11, June 10, July 10, August 11, September 11, October 9, November 12,
3 PrbduotiohJ Iunmbet of layers on hand during month, eggs per 100 layers, total
eggs produced, issued with Monthly Crop Production Report, also the number of- layers
on first of month by Geographic areas and U.S., also rate of egg production per 100
layers as of first of month,
Intended Purbchases of Baby Chicks -Issued with Crop Production Report, February 10.
Number of Chicks and Young Chickens of Current Year's Hatchings on hand as of first
of month, issued with Crop Production Reports, April 10, -iay 11, June 10 and July 1C
Potential layers on farms as of first of month, issued with Crop Production Reports
January 9,- february 10, August 11, September 10, October 9, November 10,' and
Composition of Farm Flocks October 1, issued with Crop Production Report October 9.
Number and Value of Chickens on Farms Jan. 1 issued with Livestock On Farms Jan. 1I
Number Eand Ylue of Turkeys on Farms Jan.. 1 issued with Livestock on Farms Jan. .1:
Monthly Eeg Production. 1951 and 1952: February 27.
Youne Chickens and Potential Layers on-Farms in 1951 and 1952: March 13.
OhiAkens a ded on Farms, nreliminar estimates. 1953- July 31.
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Hatcher, Producgtion: Salable chicks hatched and eggs in incubators and chicks
booked as of lot of month: Jan. 15, Feb. 16, March 16, April 15, May 15, June 15,
July 15, Aug. 14, Sept. 15, Oct. 15, Nov. 16, Dec. 15. '
Hat'&her Produetion: Revisions of monthly hatchery -production in 1952, issued with
Hatchery Prodtction February 16.
iquid and Dried Ze Production: Prjtuction, by classes, and utilization during
preceding month: 25th bof each month. 2/ .1
at2ed Poultl: .25th of each mOnth.. /
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Farm Production and Income from Chickens and Eazs. 1952: April 6.
uarhke ProdutAiin Indicated by.reported.intentiond: as of January 1: January 23.
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farm Production and Income from Turkeys. 1952 Neireh ;7.
Turkey Production: Numbers raised indicated by number on had aus of August f l
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DEPORTS ON MILK AMD DAIRY PRODUCTS ,:,
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Dairy Production: Milk production per cow let of month by State:s, milk produtlS"'
)n farms 'for preceding tonth,. U.S. 'and seleotpd -States, issued withi' lontkU.
Production 'Report.: Sparate release. of Dairy Production about i 3-1ot uIMJ W.;
nationss Fed to hilk Cows19518 January 26. ::. .E.'!. -
Amount- of "Grain Fed" per Milk Cow. as of first of month: .9,l'
Averages for crop reporters' herdsi esupd. with Crop Production Reptrt i i0.'
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February 10, April. 10, June. 10, August 11, October.9, and December 10. ''
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Milk Production on farms and Statistics of Dairy Plant Products. 1953aZ lebruaw lb.
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Farm Production. Disposition and Income from Milk. 1952; April 15... -
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Interstate Novement of Dairy Cattle. in Northeastern States, Iarch 17. "'c
Number of Milk Cows on Farms. June: August 5. *. i'
Seasonal Average Condition of Dairy Pastures. With November Dairy Productiontjjl
Dairy karketing: : '
Weekly Creamery Butter Production: Tuesday of each week. (Released at
Chicago, Ill., 805 New Post Office Bldg.) .
Weekly American Cheese Production: Wednesday of each week. (Released a
Chicago, Ill., 805 Now Poet Office Bldg.) -
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Weekly-Wisconsin Warehouse Cheese Report: -.Thursday of. each. week. (Reolqesii
at Chicago, Ill., 805 New Post Office Bldg.) ...
Monthly Creamery Butter and American Cheese Production: Detail, biy begfbt.-M
25th of each month. _/ (Released at Chicago, Ill., 805 New Post Otfice id1 .
Monthly Ice Cream Production 1ieport: estimated. production by Stktes, .Qtbh.,S
each month. g/ (Released at Chicago, I1., 805 New Post Office Bidg..) .-,
Milk Prices Paid at Creameries and Cheese Plants, by States about .29th of.:.
month. (Released at Chicago, 111., 805 New Post Office bldg.') Simultaneously
with Agricultural Price Reports. :
Fluid Milk and Cream Report: Jan. 16, Feb. 17, IMar. 17,. Apr54l 16 1y .Wy .
June 17, July 16, Aug. 18, Sept. 16, Oct. 16, Nov. 17, Dec. 16.
nu&orated, Caondensed. and Dried Milk Reports : 30th of each month. 2/
iraDorated and Condensed Milk. Wholesale Grocers' Stocks: January 21, April 21.
July 21, October 21.
PrelimiAnary Manufactured Dairy Products Revort. 1952: September 1953.
&Inal ikapufacturedDairy Products Report 1952: December 1953.
REPORTS ON HONEY AND BEESWAX
January 27: Production and value of comb, extracted, and chunk honey and of
beeswax in 1952, stocks of honey and beeswax on band for sale,
season average prices received for honey and beeswax, condition
of colonies and average pounds of winter stores in hives.
REPORTS ON AGRICULTURAL PRICES
(Released at 3:00 P.M., E.S.T.)
Prices received by farmers for principal crops and livestock products, Index Numbers
of Prices Received by Farmers, Indexes of Prices Paid by farmers for Articles
Bought and Parity Prices; January 30, February 27, arch 31, April 29, May 29,
June 30, July 31p August 28, September 30, October 30, November 30, and December 30.
REPORTS ON FARM LABOR AND EWIPLOYMENT
hmly labor and hired labor on farms. wage rates (quarterly); January 13, February
109 March 10, April 10, Nay 11, June 10, July 10, August 11, September 10, October 9
November 10, and December 10.
REPORTS ON NAVAL STORES
Production and stocks of Turpentine and Rosin (Wood and Gum) and Miscellaneous
Naval Stores: 18th of each month. 1V A/
Production and distribution, 1/, consumption, A/. and stocks of Turpentine and Rosin
Wid production and stocks of Miscellaneous Naval Stores for the United Statest
May 15; November 13.
REPORTS ON PiAT SCRAPS AND TANKAGE
Production of Meat Scraps and Tankage: February 5, August 4.
jI/Reports resulting from special work undertaken under Research and Marketing
A/Unloss Saturdays. Sunday, or holidays conflict, in which case release is an
the next business day.
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