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Machinery & Building Costs

 

 

 

The following table estimates per acre costs of combining corn and soybeans in Illinois using an 8-row corn head and a 25 ft. grain platform

Combine Cost
Crop

Total

Combine
= Overhead
Platform
+ Overhead
Fuel
+ & Lube
+Labor
.

$ per acre

Corn25.8014.506.202.802.30
Soybeans & small grains22.4014.204.102.301.80

For more detail on these costs, see Machinery Costs Estimates: Combine Operations

 

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Combining Cost Report

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