Beef Backgrounding Planning Budget for 2019

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Wesley Tucker
Field Specialist, Agricultural Business
Eldon Cole
Field Specialist, Livestock
Joe Horner
Extension Specialist, Agricultural Business and Policy

Abstract

This budget presents information useful to beef farmers. Table 1 presents estimates for the 2019 year for backgrounded steer calves in Missouri. Assumptions were based on price forecasts as of October 2018. Detailed prices and practices are summarized in Tables 2, 3, 4 and 5. The production practices used to develop these cost estimates are common for beef farms in Missouri. Farmers are encouraged to customize this budget to fit their operation.

Topics

  • Beef backgrounding
  • Farm budget
  • Steer calves

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