Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Crop Budgets for 2018-19 – Low Returns Ahead

🕔Aug 8, 2018Corn and soybean returns for high-productivity farms in central Illinois are projected for 2018 and 2019.  Corn and soybean prices have declined in recent months, with trade disputes impacting those […]

Cover Crops: Understanding Budget Implications

🕔Jun 29, 2018Farmers remain under pressure to adopt practices that will reduce nutrient losses from their fields and cover crops are considered the most effective in-field practice for reducing nitrogen and phosphorus […]

Alabama: 2018 Crop Budgets Available

🕔Apr 19, 2018Successful farming requires careful planning, and the Alabama Cooperative Extension System has tools to make that job easier for producers.  Extension’s annual enterprise budgets help producers make the best decisions possible for […]

Grain Markets: 2018 Acreage Decisions – Steady as She Goes in Rough Waters

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🕔Apr 12, 2018The recent release of the Prospective Planting report and the threat of a 25% tariff on U.S. soybean imports to China has resulted in swings in corn and soybean futures […]

Arkansas Rice: Combining Seed Treatments; Enterprise Budgets

🕔Feb 14, 2018Combining Insecticide Seed Treatments for Rice We are getting a lot of calls on “overlaying” another insecticide seed treatment on top of seed already treated with an insecticide seed treatment. […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Revised Crop Budgets for 2018

🕔Feb 13, 2018Revised 2018 corn and soybean budgets are available in the management section of farmdoc (here). The major revision was to commodity prices. A $3.60 per bushel corn price and $9.60 […]

Illinois Farm Income: What’s Needed to Break Even in 2018?

🕔Jan 31, 2018Listen to MP3 podcast Current fall delivery bids are near $3.60 per bushel for corn and $9.60 per bushel for soybeans. At those prices, high yields are needed for farmers […]

Tennessee: UT Extension Crop Budgets Now Available

🕔Jan 17, 2018The 2018 Tennessee Row Crop Budgets were developed to assist producers and other  agricultural decision makers to evaluate the returns of different row cropping alternatives. The budgets developed use production […]

South Carolina Crops: Peanuts May Lose Ground in 2018

🕔Dec 6, 2017Big crops in 2017 means South Carolina producers will have to adjust their budgets in 2018 to account for lower prices. This was the message Clemson agricultural economists Nathan Smith […]

Southeast Missouri: 2018 Crop Budget Updates Ready For Your Numbers

🕔Dec 5, 2017The 2018 Southeast Missouri Crop Budgets and Crop Budgets with Crop Rent Analysis, can be found below. The crop budgets are in both Excel and PDF formats. With the Crop […]

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