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Jack Davis

SDSU Extension Crops Business Management Field Specialist

605-995-7378

SDSU Extension Mitchell Regional Center
1800 E Spruce St
Mitchell, SD 57301

Programming in areas of Farm Financial analysis and strategic planning for family businesses. Crop budgets and costs of production.

Also by Jack Davis

Two photos of field progress as of August 7, 2020. The first is labeled “A” and shows a cornfield with corn in the R3 growth stage. The second is labeled “B” and shows a winter wheat field in the harvested stage.

Follow the Fields Tour

Follow the field crops during the 2020 growing season.

A farmer watching the sun rise in a bare, unplanted field.

Cash Flow and Income Considerations for S.D. Farms: Part 2

This is the second article of a two-part series examining cash flow and income for South Dakota grain farms. This article will look at crop insurance, prices for 2020 crops, and changes in input prices.

A farmer watching the sun rise in a bare, unplanted field.

Cash Flow and Income Considerations for S.D. Farms: Part 1

Grain farming is facing a reduced income outlook for 2020. Unpriced old crop revenue has decreased and projected revenue for 2020 crop is reduced. Offsetting these decreases are chances that some input prices may fall, fuel related expenses and possibly higher payments from commodity title programs.