Crop Budget

Comparison of wheat crop budgets

Winter Wheat Crop Budgets Available for 7 Systems

August 30, 2019
Customizable winter wheat crop production budgets can be a farm management tool as you look at costs and possible cost-savings areas for the next crop.

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KC Federal Reserve Chart of farm loan volume by purpose for the third quarter of 2018.

Nebraska Cropland Rental Rates and Financial Trends 2019

January 9, 2019
Nebraska producers will face challenging margins on crops produced in 2019. This article, part of the 2019 Crop Production Clinic Proceedings, covers current trends in cash rental rates and outlines financial considerations for the upcoming production year.

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2019 Nebraska Crop Income Projections

November 14, 2018
Try this three-step method to develop a crop income projection for 2019 based on average yield estimates, commodity price projections, and direct cost and overhead. The 2019 crop production budgets can be used as a guide.

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Nebraska Crop Production Budgets for 2019

November 14, 2018
The Nebraska Crop Production Budgets have been revised and updated for 2019 with 78 budgets covering different management systems for 15 crops. The largest cost increases from 2018 were for nitrogen and phosphorus fertilizers.

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Using Wheat Crop Budgets to Assist Decision Making

August 29, 2018
Nebraska Extension has published seven wheat production budgets to help growers identify total costs under different scenarios as well as potential opportunities for trimming costs.

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Nebraska Crop Production Budgets Updated for 2018

December 6, 2017
The 78 Nebraska Crop Budgets for 2018 include five new budgets relative to corn-soybean rotations and updated costs for inputs, machinery operation, ownership, and service. The budgets are grouped by crop and provided in two formats: PDF and an editable Excel spreadsheet that allows users to customize the budget to reflect their operation.

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Cover of 2017 Nebraska Crop Budgets
Cover of 2017 Nebraska Crop Budgets

Using the 2017 Crop Budgets to Focus on Costs

January 20, 2017
The 2017 Nebraska Crop Budgets include 73 crop budgets representing most major Nebraska crops from corn to peas to wheat and a variety of production and irrigation systems. With the challenging agricultural economy, the budgets are one means to identify and focus on specific areas of crop production costs falling above typical costs for your system.

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Market Journal: Meeting Challenges in Corn Production, Market Analysis

January 22, 2016
On this week's Market Journal Bob Nielsen, Purdue University corn specialist, describes the challenges corn growers may face in 2016 and advises growers to manage the details throughout the season to achieve top yields.

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