Farm Machinery Management
Machinery Cost Estimates (pdf)
updated in June, 2014.
Farm Machinery Economic Cost Estimation Spreadsheet (MACHDATA.xlsm)
Manure Application Economics (This link takes you to the MANURWKST.XLS spreadsheet, news releases, PDFs of presented papers, Powerpoint slide sets, hand worksheets, and Excel spreadsheets on Bob’s website).
Download the MS Excel spreadsheet template (contains macros and requires Excel 2007 or later. You will be asked to provide your contact information.) See also two short videos - an orientation to the spreadsheet, and more information on the calculations behind the Power Units table and the Implements table. Note: two sizes of chopping corn heads were added to the Implements database on 2/26/14.
Repair Cost Calculator (REPAIRCOST.xls) Download the MS Excel spreadsheet template.
Download a Forage Focus article about the repair cost calculator. Download Paper (REPAIR_CHECK.pdf)
Machinery Resources in Other States
Oklahoma Custom Rates
Iowa State Resources
• Custom Rates
North Dakota Custom Rates