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2021 Crop Cost and Return Guide

The Purdue Crop Cost and Return Guide offers farmers a resource to project financials for the coming cropping year. These are the February 2021 crop budget estimations for 2021.

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Crop Budget Spreadsheet

This spreadsheet can be used along with the Purdue Crop Cost & Return Guide to examine gross revenue, costs, and earnings for crop enterprises.  The user can evaluate up to three full-season crops, and the wheat double-crop soybean system.

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Fungicide Decision Making Tool

This spreadsheet can be used to examine whether it is beneficial to apply fungicide to corn. Sensitivity analysis pertaining to the change in yield improvement, the change in corn price, change in the crop price discount, and the change in treatment and application cost can be conducted.

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Crop Cost and Returns

Purdue Commercial AgCast Podcast

On this Purdue Commercial AgCast episode, Dr. Michael Langemeier and Dr. Brady Brewer discuss the latest numbers from the Purdue Center for Commercial Agriculture’s decision tool along with tips on how to use this tool to make farm operating decisions.

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2020 Crop Cost and Return Guide

Purdue Crop Cost and Return Guide

The Purdue Crop Cost and Return Guide offers farmers a resource to project financials for the coming cropping year. These are the March 2020 crop budget estimations for 2020.

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2019 Indiana Farm Custom Rates

Farm Custom Rates

The rates reported in this publication were compiled from questionnaires received from farmers, farm owners, farm custom operators, and professional farm managers in Indiana.

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2019 Crop Cost and Return Guide

Purdue Crop Cost and Return Guide

Purdue Extension specialists in Agricultural Economics, Agronomy, and Botany & Plant Pathology collaborate to provide a resource to project financials for the upcoming cropping year. This is the March 2019 updated guide.

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2018 Crop Cost and Return Guide

The Purdue Crop Cost and Return Guide offers farmers a resource to project financials for the coming cropping year. These are the March 2018 crop budget estimations.

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Self-Propelled Spraying: Machinery Ownership vs. Custom Hire

When crop producers are determining whether it is feasible to purchase a self-propelled sprayer, it is imperative to compare machine ownership costs to custom hire charges.

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Farm Machinery Costs and Custom Rates

This article compares machinery costs per acre for a case farm to custom rates associated with a field cultivation operation and a self-propelled sprayer operation.

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