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Price Forecasts:

Title Author Bulletin/Date PDF
Futures-Based Price Forecasts for Diesel Fuel

Dhuyvetter

Updated monthly Download
Seasonality of Diesel Fuel Prices

Ibendahl

February 25, 2014 Download

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Farm Machinery Papers:

Title Author Bulletin/Date PDF
Historical Custom Rates in Kansas & Projections for 2014 Dhuyvetter February, 2014 Download
Excel
2013 Rates Paid by Kansas Farmers for Custom Work USDA NASS/Kansas Agricultural Statistics
Jason Lamprecht
2013 Download
Days Suitable for Field Work in Kansas by Crop Reporting Regions Williams and Llewelyn July, 2013 Download
Leasing vs. Buying Farm Machinery -- MF-2953 Dumler, Williams and Dhuyvetter October, 2010 Download
Irrigation Equipment Cost Survey in Kansas Schlegel, Tsoodle 2009
2005
Download (2009)
Download (2005)
Impact of Rising Diesel Prices on Machinery and Whole-Farm Fuel Costs -- An Update Dhuyvetter, Kastens September, 2005 Download
Impact of Rising Diesel Prices on Machinery and Whole-Farm Fuel Costs Dhuyvetter, Kastens May, 2005 Download
Analyzing Your Business: How do you know where you stand? Dhuyvetter, Kastens January, 2005 Download
Farm Machinery Operation Cost Calculations -- MF-2244 Kastens May, 1997 Download

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Decision-Making Tools:

Title Description File
Custom Rates Calculator
(Sept, 2013)
Excel spreadsheet for projecting Kansas custom rates for various operations given user-entered non-taxable diesel fuel price. Excel
PDF
Guidance & Section Control Profit Calculator
(September, 2010)
Online web tool for evaluating the economics of guidance system and section control technologies.  Accompanying video (WMV) and written (PDF) users guide explanation of the inputs and output associated with the tool. Web dashboard
WMV
PDF
Guidance & Section Control Profit Calculator
(September, 2010)
Excel spreadsheet for evaluating the economics of guidance system and section control technologies.  Accompanying video (WMV) and written (PDF) users guide explanation of the inputs and output associated with the tool. Excel
WMV
PDF
KSU-GPSguidance
(September, 2010)
Excel spreadsheet for evaluating the economics of machine guidance and section control investment.  There is no corresponding paper; however, the spreadsheet contains "mouse overs" which provide the necessary explanations. Excel
OwnBaler
(August, 2011)
Excel spreadsheet for evaluating the total cost of owning and operating large round and square balers.  Accompanying paper (PDF file) is explanation of the inputs and output associated with the spreadsheet. Excel
PDF
OwnCombine
(September, 2008)
Excel spreadsheet for evaluating the economics of owning and operating a combine. Excel
OwnTractor
(August, 2011)
Excel spreadsheet for evaluating the cost of owning a tractor.  Accompanying paper (PDF file) is explanation of the inputs and output associated with the spreadsheet. Excel
PDF
OwnSprayer
(October, 2010)
Excel spreadsheet for evaluating the economics of owning a self-propelled crop sprayer.  Accompanying paper (PDF file) is explanation of the inputs and output associated with the spreadsheet. Excel
PDF
KSU-TruckCost
(June, 2011)
Excel spreadsheet for estimating the cost of owning and operating a truck for hauling commodities. Excel
KSU-MachCost
(January, 2010)
Excel spreadsheet for evaluating the total cost of owning and operating machinery by field operation.  Accompanying paper (PDF file) is explanation of the inputs and output associated with the spreadsheet. Excel
PDF

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Custom Harvester Analysis and Management Program (CHAMP)

Annual Reports
  Individual Harvest Year (HY) Reports (pdf files)
    2013     2012     2011     2010     2009     2008     2007     2006     2005     2004     2003     2002     2001     2000     1999     1998     1997

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