Recent Updates

March 2015

AgDM New and Updated Files

Crops -- Cost & Return:
Historical Corn Yields by County -- A1-12
Historical Soybean Yields by County -- A1-13
Corn and Soybean County Yields -- A1-14
Crops -- Machinery:
Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey -- A3-10
Whole Farm -- Cost & Return:
A Tool to Compare Land Use Alternatives -- C1-15
Crop and Livestock Land Use Analyzer -- C1-15 (Decision Tool)

February 2015

AgDM New and Updated Files

Crops -- Cost & Return:
Historical Corn Yields by County -- A1-12
Historical Soybean Yields by County -- A1-13
Corn and Soybean County Yields -- A1-14
2014 Farm Bill Analyzer: Data and Methods
-- A1-33 (Decision Tool)
Farm Bill Calculator -- A1-36
Farm Bill Calculator -- A1-36 (Decision Tool)
Crops -- Machinery:
Iowa Farm Custom Rate Survey -- A3-10
Livestock -- Markets:
Lean Hog Basis -- B2-41
Live Cattle Basis -- B2-42
Feeder Cattle Basis -- B2-43
Feeder Steer-Heifer Price Spread -- B2-45
Livestock -- Outlook & Prices:
Historic Hog and Lamb Prices -- B2-10
Historic Cattle Prices -- B2-12
Whole Farm -- Land Values:
Farmland Tile Drainage Investment Analysis -- C2-90 (Decision Tool)
Whole Farm -- Legal & Taxes:
Iowa Beginning Farmer Tax Credits and Loan Programs -- C4-30

January 2015

AgDM New and Updated Files

Crops -- Cost & Return:
Estimated Costs of Crop Production – A1-20
Crop Production Costs Budgets -- A1-20 (Decision Tools)
Crop Rotation Summary -- A1-20 (Decision Tool)
Farm Bill Calculator -- A1-36
Farm Bill Calculator -- A1-36 (Decision Tool)
Livestock -- Cost & Return:
Buying heifers for beef cow replacement (one replacement unit) -- B1-73 (Decision Tool)
Raising heifers for beef cow replacement (one replacement unit) -- B1-73 (Decision Tool)
Net Present Value of Beef Replacement Females -- B1-74 (Decision Tool)
Livestock -- Outlook & Prices:
Livestock Planning Prices -- B1-10
Whole Farm -- Cost & Return:
Suggested Closing Inventory Prices -- C1-40
Whole Farm -- Land Values:
Farmland Value Survey (Iowa State University) – C2-70