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January Crop Report

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Returns have been received trom (22 cprrespondents, representing 481 townBbips lor the January erop report. The total number of bushels of wheat reported marketed by farmers during December was 1,858,692, the largest amount being in the soutliern tier of counties. At 28 milis and elevators which reported, no wheat was marketed during the month. The total number of bushels marketed in the past five nionths, August-December, was 8,869,647, an Increase of 1,130,275 bushels over the same months last year. During December wheat was hijured but little if at all. The average prices of farm producís on Jan. Ist, is given for the various sections. In the soutliern counties the price of wheat was !S7 cents, that being a cent lesa than the average of the state. Otlier products run a little below the general average. The market generalij7 is lower than on Jan. Ist. [891: The average price of wheat in the southern counties was 8" cents but the price in Washtenaw county was better Uian this, being 89 cents. The prices of other products in the county were: Oats, 31 cents; shelled corn, 49 cents; ln;y. per ton, $8.65; fat cattle, $3.17; fat liojrs, $4.26. The coiidition of live stock in the eomity is good, while tlie prices given on animáis are low. The number of busliels of wheat marketed at fifteen elevators in this county during December was 74,830, the amount previpusly reported being 195,056 busbels, making a 'total of 269,891 bushels since lst, 1891.


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