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Price Forecasts:

Title Author Bulletin/Date PDF
Early Spring Diesel Fuel Prices  New!

Ibendahl

March 9, 2016 Download
Seasonality of Diesel Fuel Prices

Ibendahl

February 25, 2014 Download

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Farm Machinery Papers:

Title Author Bulletin/Date PDF
Kansas Custom Rates Comparison for 2016 New!

Ibendahl

February, 2016 Download
Excel
Planting and Harvesting Capacity in Cotton Production: Estimated from Days Suitable for Fieldwork Griffin, Buschermohle, and Barnes December, 2015 Download
HTML
Expected Number of Days to Plant Summer Crops in Kansas Griffin and Ciampitti April, 2015 HTML
Kansas Days Suitable for Fieldwork (Graphic by region) Griffin March, 2015 View
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)

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Decision-Making Tools:

Title Description File
Custom Rates Calculator
(February, 2016)
Excel spreadsheet for projecting Kansas custom rates for various operations given user-entered non-taxable diesel fuel price. Excel
PDF
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
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

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