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81st Annual Summary of Illinois Farm Business Records for 2005

81st Annual Summary of Illinois Farm Business Records for 2005

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As corn prices increase, many producers are looking at raising more corn and less soybeans. With details on the cost of growing both, the 2005 Annual Summary can help producers make their decision.

Published each fall, the Annual Summary focuses on the previous year’s economic farming data and gives you an in-depth look at more than 6,500 Illinois farms. Collected over time, summaries provide a historical perspective and big-picture view of farming across the state. They’re full of information you can use to spot market trends, make major financial decisions, and compare your operation to similar ones.

Detailed tables give producers and lenders benchmark production costs for comparing their farm or evaluating loan applications.

Each edition covers:

  • Per-acre return and cost figures by farm type, soil type, and location.
  • Yearly changes in net farm income for grain and livestock enterprises and average yields for corn, soybeans, and wheat.
  • Economic trends and patterns that provide benchmark figures for a wide range of expenses, including seed, pesticides, fertilizers, equipment, land, buildings, and labor.

Don’t leave the big decisions to chance. Get the information you need to improve your operation, prepare for changes in market trends, and get the best possible returns on your hard-earned investments.

Covers the year 2005. Summaries for farm records of 2001, 2002, 2003, and 2004 are also available.