Southern Missouri Beef Cow-Calf Planning Budget for 2019

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

Abstract

This budget presents information useful to beef farmers. Table 1 provides estimates for the 2019 year on a cow-calf operation (50-cow herd size and purchased replacements) in Southern Missouri for a fall and spring calving season. Assumptions were based on price forecasts as of October 2018. Detailed assumptions and feed requirements are summarized in Tables 2, 3 and 4. The production practices used to develop these cost estimates are common for beef farms in Missouri. Farmers are encouraged to modify this budget to fit their operation.

Topics

  • Beef cow-calf
  • Farm budget

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