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AgBusiness

Modern agriculture requires savvy financial planning and strategy. SDSU Extension's agricultural economics experts are your source for operating techniques and business skills to improve your bottom line.

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South Dakota Agricultural Land Market Trends

The 2019 SDSU Extension Farm Real Estate Market Survey is the 29th annual survey of agricultural land values and cash rental rates by land use and quality in different regions of South Dakota.

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Crop Budgets

Crop Budgets helps producers to determine the preliminary cost of production for the major commodities grown in South Dakota.

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Beef Cattle Budgets

Beef Cattle Budgets can be used to estimate revenues and costs associated with six different beef cattle enterprises.

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Financial Ratios and Trend Analysis

Financial Ratios and Trend Analysis is designed to formulate financial ratios and data, utilizing information provided by the producer.

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Risk Calculator

The Risk Calculator is designed to combine crop insurance, government programs, and marketing tools together for a crop.

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Feed Nutrient Calculator

This calculator is designed to assist producers with supplemental feed purchase decisions.

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Move the Cows or Move the Feed

This calculator is designed to aid producers making the decision to buy feedstuffs and haul the feed to the operation, or to haul the cattle to the feedstuffs.

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SDSU Extension Silage/Earlage Calculator

The Silage/Earlage Calculator is designed to help corn and livestock producers answer questions regarding the value of standing fields of corn either as grain, silage and earlage.