Papers

Farm Machinery Papers

Title Author Date Downloads
Role of Utility Sized Tractors in Commercial Agricultural Operations February 12, 2018
Custom Rates Survey and 2018 Projections

The last survey was completed in 2016 and is displayed here. There are also projections for 2018, based on past surveys. 

Based on diesel prices, producer price index, and a model of previous survey results, projections for 2018 can be found on the "Spreadsheet" tab.

February 7, 2018
Machinery Replacement Considerations April 24, 2017
KFMA Relative Expenditure Indexes March 3, 2017
USDA Expense Category Items February 24, 2017
Kansas Custom Rates Projections for 2016 February 1, 2016
Planting and Harvesting Capacity in Cotton Production: Estimated from Days Suitable for Fieldwork December 1, 2015
Expected Number of Days to Plant Summer Crops in Kansas April 1, 2015
Kansas Days Suitable for Fieldwork (Graphic by region) March 1, 2015
Days Suitable for Field Work in Kansas by Crop Reporting Regions July 1, 2013
Leasing vs. Buying Farm Machinery -- MF-2953 October 1, 2010
Irrigation Equipment Cost Survey in Kansas January 1, 2009
Irrigation Equipment Cost Survey in Kansas January 1, 2005