Archived Crop Budgets
Historical Crop Cost & Return Guides can be accessed in our archive, which date back to 2002.
March 24, 2023
2023 Crop Cost and Return Guide
March 2023 Estimates
The Purdue Crop Cost and Return Guide offers farmers a resource to project financials for the coming cropping year. These are the March 2023 crop budget estimations for 2023; prepared by Purdue faculty members Michael R. Langemeier, Department of Agricultural Economics; Shaun Castell, Dan Quinn, and Tony Vyn, Department of Agronomy; and Bill Johnson, Department of Botany and Plant Pathology, Purdue University.
**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