Archived Crop Budgets
Historical Crop Cost & Return Guides can be accessed in our archive, which date back to 2002.
March 22, 2022
2022 Crop Cost and Return Guide
March 2022 Estimates
The Purdue Crop Cost and Return Guide offers farmers a resource to project financials for the coming cropping year. These are the March 2022 crop budget estimations for 2022; prepared by Purdue faculty members Michael Langemeier and Craig Dobbins, Department of Agricultural Economics; Bob Nielsen, Tony Vyn and Shaun Casteel, Department of Agronomy; and Bill Johnson, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology.
**Find the companion spreadsheet tool to examine gross revenue, costs, and earnings for crop enterprises here. A user can evaluate up to three full-season crops, and the wheat double-crop soybean system. Gross revenue, cost, and net returns are evaluated on a per acre and per unit basis. Breakeven prices to cover variable and total cost are computed for each crop.
Two outstanding farms in south-central Indiana will host visitors wanting to learn about farm and crop management on July 11th for the Purdue University Farm Management Tour. The Indiana Master Farmer reception and panel discussion will follow.Read More