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Conventional and Organic Enterprise Net Returns

Certified organic land accounts for less than 2% of U.S. farmland.  Information pertaining to the relative profitability of conventional and organic production is often lacking. This article uses FINBIN data from 2016 to 2020 to update comparisons of crop yields, gross revenue, total expense, and net returns for conventional and organic alfalfa, corn, oats, soybeans, and winter wheat. 

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Comparison of Conventional & Organic Crop Rotations (Spreadsheet Tool)

This spreadsheet compares conventional and organic rotations over a ten-year horizon. Specifically, net returns are compared for a conventional corn/soybean rotation, a conventional corn/soybean/wheat rotation, and an organic corn/soybean/wheat rotation.

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Comparison of Conventional Crop Rotation with an Organic Forage-Based Crop Rotation (Spreadsheet Tool)

This spreadsheet compares conventional crop rotation with an organic forage-based crop rotation over a ten-year horizon.

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Conventional and Organic Enterprise Net Returns

Conventional And Organic Enterprise Net Returns

This article uses FINBIN data from 2015 to 2019, to compare crop yields, gross revenue, total expense, and net returns for conventional and organic alfalfa, corn, oats, soybeans, and winter wheat.

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Comparison Of Conventional Crop Rotation With An Organic Forage-Based Crop Rotation

This article compares the long-run net returns to land of a conventional corn/soybean crop rotation to an organic forage-based crop rotation that includes corn, soybeans, oats, and alfalfa.

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Comparison of Conventional and Organic Crop Rotations

This article compares the long-run net returns to land of conventional corn/soybean and corn/soybean/wheat crop rotations to that of an organic corn/soybean/wheat rotation.

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