Alfalfa Baleage Planning Budget for 2019

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Raymond Massey
Extension Professor, Agricultural Economics


This budget presents information useful to farmers planning the production, financing and marketing of alfalfa baleage. Establishment costs for alfalfa can be found in MU Guide 661. Table 1 presents estimates for the 2019 crop year for established alfalfa baleage production in northern, central and southwest Missouri. Assumptions were based on price conditions as of October 2018. Detailed prices and practices are summarized in Tables 2 and 3. The production practices used to develop these cost estimates are common in Missouri. Farmers are encouraged to modify this budget based on their circumstances.


  • Alfalfa baleage
  • Farm budget


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