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Cornhusker Economics, October 6, 1999, agecon.unl.edu/cornhuskereconomics
A speaker at the Women in Agriculture conference in Kearney last month said a woman told him that her family’s living expense was 39 cents per bushel of corn. This made me curious as to how some of our data compared. First, I looked at an example farm situation on a worksheet which we use to help producers allocate their costs to individual enterprises. Surprisingly, the family living expense was also 39 cents per bushel of corn. It was 94 cents per bushel of soybeans and $4.50 per hundredweight of hog production.