Using Specialty Farm Equipment
Specialty farm equipment can be a huge labor saver for farmers. This page has resources to help with those decisions.
Machinery Cost Estimates (03/2008)
University of Minnesota Extension
This publication contains estimates of farm machinery operation costs calculated via an economic engineering approach. The information is a representative farming industry cost for specified machines and operations.
From the ISU Extension Post-Harvest Decision Tool
Is Joint Ownership an option for you?
Many farmers have reduced their machinery costs by owning equipment jointly. This helps smaller operators utilize machinery more efficiently and still enjoy the convenience of owning a full line. It also helps younger operators get started with less capital tied up in machinery. This publication from ISU Extension can help.
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