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Image from page 752 of "Illinois Agricultural Association record [microform]" (January 1944- December 1949)

Title: Illinois Agricultural Association record [microform]

Identifier: 5060538.1944-1949

Year: January 1944- December 1949 (Jan0s)

Authors: Illinois Agricultural Association; Illinois Agricultural Association. Record

Subjects: Agriculture

Publisher: Mendota, Ill. : The Association

Contributing Library: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Digitizing Sponsor: University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign



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To cattle feeders who are uncertain in their plans because of anticipation of removal of the government's 50-cent subsidy some time during the summer or early fall of 1946, Howe suggested that it would be better to proceed as usual with confidence that the govern ment will remove the subsidy at the most suitable time. A moderate tightening up of the feed situation is in prospect for the country as a whole in the 1945-46 feeding year, but much depends on the outcome of the 1945 corn crop, extension special- ists said. There will be a wide varia- tion, however, with extremely short supplies in some sections of Illinois as well as in other areas of the country. It was further explained that feed grain requirements for the 19'i5-46 feeding season will not differ greatly from^hose of 1944-45 although they may^ii»t- increased by the attractiveness of feeding margins. With the end of the war, industrial consumption of all grains should decline, but distillers will shift from the use of other grains to corn when it is freely available. The number of grain-consuming ani- mal units on January 1, 1946 will be about the same as a year earlier de- pending upon the size of the 1945 fall pig crop and the extent of cattle mar- keting this fall. Present livestock-feed price ratios are above the long-time average for hogs, beef steers, dairy products and eggs. It is possible they reported, that


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Farmers planning for post-war years saw hints oi agricultural trends in these charts used by state university extension spe- cialists at annual {arm outlook meetings. I. A. A. RECORD



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