Custom Rates and Machinery Costs

Custom Rates and Machinery Costs

A large number of Ohio farmers hire machinery operations and other farm related work to be completed by others. This is often due to lack of proper equipment, lack of time or lack of expertise for a particular operation. Many farm business owners do not own equipment for every possible job that...
 
Author: Barry Ward
Date published: June 29, 2016

The custom rates reported in this publication are based on a statewide survey of 256 farmers, custom operators, farm managers and landowners conducted in 2014. These rates, except where noted, include the implement and tractor if required, all variable machinery costs such as fuel, oil, lube, twine...
 
Author: Barry Ward
Date published: June 16, 2014

The rates reported in this guide are based on a statewide survey conducted by mail in the summer of 2012. Farmers, agribusiness firms, aerial applicators and land improvement contractors responded to questions on the rates they were charging or paying in 2012 for custom services, excluding the cost...

Date published: October 12, 2012
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The tables in this publication contain estimates of farm machinery operation costs calculated via an economic engineering approach. The data are intended to show a representative farming industry cost for specified machines and operations.

Date published: May 1, 2012
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2012 Ohio Farm Custom Rate Survey. We need your assistance in securing up-to-date information about farm custom work rates, machinery and building rental rates and hired labor costs in Ohio. This information is updated frequently and published by OSU Extension. It is widely used across the state,...
 
Author: Barry Ward
Date published: January 1, 2012

By Alan Miller Purdue Extension Farm Business Management Specialist. The rates reported in this publication were compiled from questionnaires received from farmers, farm owners, farm custom operators, and professional farm managers in Indiana.

Date published: January 1, 2012
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A large number of Ohio farmers hire machinery operations and other farm related work to be completed by others. This farm work completed by others is often referred to as “custom farm work” or more simply “custom work”. A “custom rate” is the amount agreed upon by both parties to be paid from the...
 
Author: Barry Ward
Date published: January 1, 2012

A large number of Ohio farmers hire out for machinery operations and other farm related work. This is often due to lack of proper equipment, lack of time, or lack of expertise for a particular operation. Many farm business owners do not own the necessary equipment for every possible job; instead of...
 
Author: Barry Ward
Date published: May 1, 2011

Many Iowa farmers hire some custom machine work done in their farm business, or perform custom work for others. Others rent machinery or perform other services. The information below is based on survey responses from 249 Iowa farmers, custom operators, and farm managers. For each operation, the...

Date published: January 1, 2011
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By Adam W. Pike, Agricultural Statistician. The custom rates shown are averages from voluntary reports by custom operators and farmers throughout Pennsylvania. Most of the rates are stated per acre, cwt., ton, bale, or bushel rather than per hour to reduce the variation due to machinery size. The...

Date published: March 1, 2010
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By the University of Kentucky Cooperative Extension Service These custom rates are based on reported surveys in Ohio, Indiana, Missouri, Iowa, Wisconsin, and Kansas. The rates calculated here are averages for these states and are adjusted to account for changes in fuel price, machinery costs, and...

Date published: March 1, 2010
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A large number of Ohio farmers hire machinery operations and other farm related work to be completed by others. This farm work completed by others is often referred to as "custom farm work" or more simply "custom work". A "custom rate" is the amount agreed upon by both parties to be paid from the...
 
Author: Barry Ward
Date published: January 1, 2010

Edited by: Dennis Stein, Extension Educator, District Farm Business Management, Michigan State University Extension

Date published: November 2, 2009
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Many Ohio farmers hire custom farm work in their farm business or perform custom farm work for others. The rates reported in this publication are based on survey results from 205 Ohio farmers, custom operators and farm managers. The rates shown may differ significantly by local region depending on...
 
Author: Barry Ward
Date published: January 1, 2008

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