Illinois Corn, Soybeans: How Much Were Production Costs in 2019? May 18, 2020

🕔May 18, 2020
In 2019, the total of all economic costs per acre for growing corn in Illinois averaged $878 in the northern section, $912 in the central section for farmland with “high” […]

Georgia: Row Crop Comparison Tool Updated for April Apr 21, 2020

🕔Apr 21, 2020
The UGA Extension Economists April Update of the crop comparison tool has been updated and is available here.  As you are all aware, prices for commodities and inputs are volatile […]

Michigan: 12 Tips to Reduce Soybean Production Costs in a Tough Year Apr 2, 2020

🕔Apr 2, 2020
Soybean market prices for the 2020-2021 marketing year are projected to be below the breakeven price when land costs are included. The following recommendations from Michigan State University Extension are […]

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 […]

Tobacco: Why It’s Important to Grow for Less in 2020 Nov 21, 2019

🕔Nov 21, 2019
There can be no doubt: Tobacco farmers will face a huge challenge making a profit in 2020 for a variety of reasons.

Ag Economy: Loan Delinquency, Bankruptcy Filings on the Rise Aug 6, 2019

🕔Aug 6, 2019
Recent news items have highlighted variables associated with the agricultural economy, including: loan repayment rates, debt levels, bankruptcy filings and agricultural production expenses.  Today’s update includes a brief recap of […]

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 […]

Mississippi: How Current Rainfall May Influence Crop Inputs – Podcast May 15, 2019

🕔May 15, 2019
Jason, Bobby, Jeff, and Tom discuss how crop inputs may be influenced by the wet weather conditions. http://extension.msstate.edu/sites/default/files/audio/Water%20issues%205-10-19.mp3 /

Premier Crop Systems – “Start Managing at a Finer Scale” May 15, 2019

🕔May 15, 2019
Now is always the right time to start managing your farm decisions at a finer scale.  If someone were to ask you if you know your cost of production, you likely […]

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