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Cornhusker Economics, June 15, 2016, agecon.unl.edu/cornhuskereconomics
Many Nebraska agricultural producers hire custom operators to perform machinery services for their farms and ranches across the state. The 2016 Nebraska Custom Rates Survey summarizes the current rates charged for specific machinery operations. Prices paid for these services become more critical as profit margins tighten because of lower commodity prices.