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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

Four photos depicting field progress for winter wheat, oats, corn, and soybean as of May 29, 2020.

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.