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Crop Decisions
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Whole Farm Decisions
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Whole Farm
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Renewable Energy Decisions
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Ethanol profitability meter, biodiesel profitability meter, industry outlook, and more.

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May 2015 Updates

AgDM New and Updated Files

Crops -- Cost & Return:

Estimated Cost of Establishment and Production of “Liberty” Switchgrass -- A1-29
Switchgrass Following Pasture/Hay -- A1-29 (Decision Tool)

Crops -- Markets:
Cost of Storing Grain -- A2-33
Monthly Cost of Storing Grain -- A2-33 (Decision Tool)
Grain Storage Alternatives:  An Economic Comparison -- A2-35
Crops -- Machinery:
Estimating Farm Machinery Costs -- A3-29
Grain Transportation Costs Calculator -- A3-29 (Decision Tool)
 
Whole Farm -- Leasing:
Cash Rental Rates for Iowa 2015 Survey -- C2-10
Computing a Pasture Rental Rate -- C2-23
Calculating Pasture and Hay Land Cash Rents -- C2-23 (Decision Tool)
Adapting Crop Share Agreements for Sustainable and Organic Agriculture -- C2-31
Whole Farm -- Weights & Measurements:
Conversions Between English and Metric Units -- C6-80 (Decision Tool)

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