Crop Budgets

Cost and Return Estimates for 2018

These annual enterprise budgets were prepared by Ray Massey to represent mid-sized Missouri farms outside of the Bootheel with above average yields. A multitude of sources were consulted, including Missouri producers, agribusinesses, and extension specialists.

Users are encouraged to download the Crop Budget Generator or the Forage Budget Generator to customize estimates.

Corn, Grain Sorghum, Soybeans, Wheat
Dryland Corn
Irrigated Corn
Grain Sorghum
Soybeans – Double Cropped

Forage Establishment
Cool Season Estimate

Forage Production
Alfalfa Small Bales
Alfalfa Baleage
Fescue Hay – Large Round Bales
Fescue Seed + Stubble Hay
Corn Silage