Illinois Crop Budgets: Wheat-Double-Crop Soybeans Competitive with Corn Sep 9, 2020

🕔Sep 9, 2020
As wheat planting season approaches, we evaluate expected returns for crop rotations that include wheat.  Given current 2021 grain bids, a combination of wheat and double-crop-soybeans is projected more profitable […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 2021 Crop Budgets Available Aug 5, 2020

🕔Aug 5, 2020
Planning for the 2021 crop will begin soon with the determination of 2021 cash rents, selection of 2021 seed hybrids and varieties, application of fertilizers and commencement of fall tillage. […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 2021 Crop Budgets with Current Price Estimates Jul 22, 2020

🕔Jul 22, 2020
Corn and soybean budgets for 2021 are shown using prices of $3.40 per bushel for corn and $8.50 per bushel for soybeans. Without additional Federal aid, these prices would result […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: Crop Budgets Revised with Lower Prices Apr 9, 2020

🕔Apr 9, 2020
Illinois crop budgets for 2020 have been revised with lower corn and soybean prices: $3.30 for corn and $8.30 for soybeans. Given trend yields, these prices will result in negative […]

Iowa: Comparing Costs of Crop Production Feb 4, 2020

🕔Feb 4, 2020
Managing the cost of crop production will continue to be critical for farmer profitability this year, and farmers have some recent data to consider, found in Iowa State University Extension […]

Illinois Corn, Soybeans: 2020 Crop Budgets Revised Jan 17, 2020

🕔Jan 17, 2020
Budgets for 2020 have been revised and are now available on farmdoc. Revised budgets use a corn price of $3.90 per bushel and soybean price of $9.10 per bushel, both […]

South Carolina Corn: Bumper Crop Predicted for 2020 Dec 20, 2019

🕔Dec 20, 2019
Given increased acres and a return to trend yields, agricultural economists say the corn outlook for 2020 is for a potential bumper crop that could drive down market prices while […]

Texas: High Plains Crop Profitability Analyzer Available Dec 17, 2019

🕔Dec 17, 2019
The Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service has released an updated 2020 High Plains Crop Profitability Analyzer budgeting tool just in time to help Texas High Plains producers plan for the new year, said Justin […]

Northern Illinois Crop, Prevented-Planting Budgets for July Jul 3, 2019

🕔Jul 3, 2019
Overall, projections suggest low returns for corn, soybeans, and prevent-plant acres in Northern Illinois, an area that has been hard hit with wet weather, delayed planting, and prevent planting. Corn […]

Michigan: MSU Introduces Crop Budget Estimator May 31, 2019

🕔May 31, 2019
Many economists are estimating that farm profits will be at similar levels to those experienced this past year.  With cold temperatures and wet conditions this spring creating additional uncertainty to […]

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