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Cost to Produce Corn and Soybeans in Illinois - 2014 - from Brandy Krapf, Dwight Raab, and Bradley Zwilling

Posted by John Fulton -

In 2014, the total of all economic costs per acre for growing corn in Illinois averaged $1,045 in the northern section, $1,002 in the central section for farmland with "high" soil ratings, $955 in the central section for farmland with "low" soil ratings, and $895 in the southern section. Soybean costs per acre were $745, $758, $685 and $664, respectively (see Table 1). Costs were lower in south...

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