Home / News / Crops news / Managing crop margins and inputs

Managing crop margins and inputs

Jeff Caldwell 10/30/2013 @ 9:41am Multimedia Editor for Agriculture.com and Successful Farming magazine.

Renegotiating land lease deals will be one way farmers can continue to stay ahead of input costs as grain prices continue to slide lower. What else can you do to stay ahead of the curve? Iowa State University Extension farm management specialist Steve Johnson takes a look at some of the latest numbers for crop production costs and returns and looks ahead to some options for farmers to stay on the right side of the equation.


VIDEO 

MORE VIDEOS >> 

 


CancelPost Comment
MORE FROM JEFF CALDWELL more +

Dry getting drier, wet getting wetter --… By: 04/17/2014 @ 8:37am Rain and snow last weekend and early this week was enough to put a dent in the general drought…

Soybeans blast off on strong processing data By: 04/15/2014 @ 3:27pm Soybean futures topped out Tuesday above $15/bushel for the first time in quite a while on news…

Farm Debt-to-Asset Ratios Lowest in 20 Years… By: 04/15/2014 @ 2:27pm Farm debt has increased a lot over the last two decades. Bad news, right? At the same time, general…

MEDIA CENTERmore +
This container should display a .swf file. If not, you may need to upgrade your Flash player.
Big Picture: CME Trading Weather