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Sunday, December 16, 2018


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3633. Klemgard, J.G. and G.F. Cadisch. 1931. Cost of wheat production by power methods of farming, 1919-1929.. WA Agr. Expt. Sta. Bull. #255.
Costs for an 11 yr period are analyzed: rent 39%; labor 11.7%; depreciation 10.5%; gas and oil 8.9%; grain bags 7.3%; repairs 6.5%; interest 6.0%; seed 4.2%; food 2.7%; taxes 1.5%; insurance 1.2%. Some suggestions for lower production costs are: retain farm machinery longer; handle bulk grain rather than sacked; seek custom work; buy supplies wholesale; reduce or avoid permanent improvements or capital outlays; keep machinery in good repair; till with proper soil moisture; purchase supplies with cash. T: Total expenditures and their distribution in producing wheat under power methods, 1919-1929. Cost elements in wheat production and their distribution. Distribution of costs per bushel of producing wheat under power.

6174. Severance, G., B. Hunter and P. Eke. 1930. Farming systems for eastern Washington and northern Idaho.. ID Agr. Expt. Sta. Bull. #173.
same as WA AES Bull. 244

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