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TABLE III.-Average crop yields per settlement in 1950

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TABLE IV.--Number and value of livestock, Dec. 31, 1950

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2,081

1, 766

441

1, 998

399

Total..

1 The classification "beef cattle" Includes some animals of dairy strain which are not being used for milk production.

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* Includes value and depreciation for tractor, truck, and auto. ? Computed from operators' depreciation schedule.' Straight-line method used over 10-year estimated life of machinery.

Includes seed, excludes fertilizer.

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Off-farm income, total...

1, 346.00

1, 088.00

953. 00

949.00

995.00

GI payments.
Other

828.00
518.00

712.00
376.00

872.00
81.00

943. 00

6. 00

809.00 186.00

Tota) receipts per farm..

4, 955. 23

5, 571,00

3, 980.75

11, 324.80

2, 168. 69

* Includes value of farm-raised products used in the household.

Table VII.-- Method for working into a 7-year rotation starting with new land7 fields of 26 acres each

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II

III

IV

V

VI

VII

Small grain and alfalfa. Alfalfa seed.

Small grain and alfalfa. Small grain and alfalfa. Small grain and alfalfa.
Alfalfa seed.
Alfalfa seed.

Alfalfa seed
do.

do.
do.
Cash crop..------

Alfalfa hay.
.do.

Small grain and alfalfa
.do.

Small grain and alfalla. Alfalfa. Small grain and alfalfa. Alfalfa..

do.

Small grain and alfalfa. Small grain and allalfa. Alfalfa seed

Alfalfa seed.
do.

do.
Small grain and alfalfa. do.
Alfalfa.

Alfalfa
do.

Alfalfa hay
Alfalfa hay.

Small grain and alfalfa,
Alfalla seed.

Do.

Do.
Alfalfa hay.
Cash crop.

Do.

Cash crop

do. Cash crop, peas/beans.

Cash crop

Cash crop.
Barley and alfalfa.
Alfalfa.

Do.
Alfalfa hay.
Cash crop.

Do.

TABLE VIII.—Method for working into 8-year rotation starting with new land---8 fields of 24 acres each

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II

III

IV

V

VI

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Small grain and

allalia. Alfalfa

Year

1953..
1954...
1955..
1956.
1957.
1958.
1959.

do..
do..

Cash crop

Cash crop.

do.

Cash crop.

do.

1980.
1961.
1962
1963..
1964.
1963.
1966.

Small grain and alfalfa. Alfalfa.
Alfalfe.

do.
do..

Alfalfa hay
Alfalfa hay.

Alfalfa
Alfalfa hay
Cash crop.

do..

do.
Barley and alfalfa.
Alfalfa seed

Cash crop.

do.

Alfalfa hay.
Cash crop.

..do.

.do....
Barley and alfalfa.
Alfalfa seed.

do.

do.
Barley and alfalfa.
Alfalfa.

do.
Alfalfa hay

Barley and alfalfa.
Alfalfa.

do..
Alfalfa hay

Cash crop

.do..
.do

.do.
Barley and alfalfa.

Cash crop

Year

1953

Small grain and

alfalla.
Alfalfa seed

do.
...do.

Small grain and

alfalfa.
Alfalfa seed

do.
Alfalfa hay

1954
1958.
1956.

Small grain and

allalla.
Allalfa seed

do..
Alfalfa hay.

Small grain and

allalla.
Allalla seed

do.
Cash crop

Small grain and

alfalfa.
Alfalfa seed

Small grain and

alfalia.
Alfalfa seed

do.

Small grain and

alfalfa.
Alfalfa seed

do...
Small grain and

alfalla.
Alfalfa

Do.
Do.

do.

Cash crop..

.do..

1957

Alfalfa bay

Cash crop

Cash crop

.do.

Small grain and

alfalfa.
Alfalfa

Small grain and

alfalfa.
Allalla.

1958

Cash crop

do.

do.

do.

Alfalfa.

Small grain and

alfalla. Allalla.

1959

do.

do.

..do.

..do.

do.

1960.

do.

Small grain and

alfalla.

.do

Cash crop

Do.

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Table IX.-Method for working into a 9-year rolation of alfalfa, grasses, and cultivated crops-9 fields, 20 acres each

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TABLE X.The total amount of feed produced on the 9-year rotation farm

Total digestible

nutrients 40 acres of barley, 45 bushels per acre plus straw.

82, 945 40 acres alfalfa (seed) 13 ton hay--

13, 333 20 acres alfalfa hay at 2%2 ton.

50, 000 40 acres pasture grasses and legumes.

80,000 40 acres row crops, 4 ton byproducts (estimated).

11, 322

Total_ 237,600:-4,400 (total digestible nutrients per animal unit)=

237, 600

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TABLE XI.—Production on the 180-acre balanced rotation farm using dairy

cattle for the soil-improvement program 28 milk cows X1.4.

39. 2 5 2-year-old heifers X0.8--

4.0 12 1-year-old heifers X 0.6.

7.2 1 bull X1.6.

1.6 2 horses X1.0--

2. O

54. 0

Total animal units_.
Receipts:

168,000 pounds milk at $3.
6 young heifers at $80_.
13 calves at $25_
5 old cows at $85.
7,560 pounds certified alfalfa seed (54X140) at 51 cents.
36 acres row crops at $120.-

$5, 640.00

450.00 325. 00

425. 00 3, 855, 60 4,320.00

Total gross income...

15, 045. 60

TABLE XII.—Production on the 180-acre balanced rotation farm using beef cattle

for the soil-improving program 40 beef cows X1.0_

40 7 2-year heifers X0.8_

5.6 8 1-year heifers X 0.6_

4.8 1 bull X1.6-

1.6 2 horses X1.0----

2.0

54. 0

Total animal units--
Receipts :

7,560 pounds certified alfalfa seed (54X140) at 51 cents-
36 acres row crops at $120.-
28 400-pound calves at $23.25_.
6 1,000-pound cows at $13.50---

$3, 855. 60
4, 320.00
2, 604. 00

810. 00

Total gross income..

11,589. 60

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