Crop Budgets Updated
Track revenue and costs for 16 crops and 53 cropping systems using the 2013 Nebraska crop budget and energy conversion worksheets. This publication also contains tables of power, machinery, labor, and input costs used to develop the budgets.
2012 Nebraska Income Averages
2012 seemed to be the year of separation between the “Have’s and the Have Not’s”…or those who had water and those who didn’t! The extreme drought of 2012 caused some of the greatest separation between the farms that we’ve seen in many years. Crop farms with access to sufficient irrigation water were able to take advantage of excellent prices along with excellent yields. These led to record breaking net income per acre for both commercial irrigated yellow corn as well as irrigated seed corn in 2012. On the other hand, poor yields for most dryland crops caused drops in net returns per acre to be negative for the first time in ten years. Read More»