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Custom hire rates

What's an average price per acre for tillage, and planting?


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Be careful not to give away your equity in your equipment!!! Each farmer has is own real cost on replacement expense. Most universities do n...



Verified FBN Member (NE)

Most state universities should show custom rates average & highs & lows ? UNL Nebraska does


Verified FBN Member (IL)

$25 per acre for planting, applying 32% 2*2*2 and starter fertilizer in furrow.


Verified FBN Member (WI)

$22 per acre for high speed corn/soybean planter. Tillage varies between $10 and $16 per acre depending on the type of tillage.


Verified FBN Member (CO)

We charge $7/ac for tillage. $13/ac for planting with row crop planter or air seeder; all dryland.


Verified FBN Member (CO)


Sweep plow. 9x6’ or 7x6’. Almost no other tillage tool is used out here. Low rainfall area, some charge up to $8.50 but most are one side or...

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Verified FBN Member (MN)

Google “Iowa custom rates” Iowa state has Avery good document for this, I use it as a base line.


Verified FBN Member (MT)

Here in northern Montana, one pass tillage in stubble with a high speed disk is about $8 per acre. Can go up to $12 if hard crp ground or us...



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