Cotton Production Costs and Returns: Eastern Uplands

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Cotton production costs and returns per planted acre, excluding Government payments, Eastern Uplands, 2013-2015 1/

Item 2013 2014 2015
  Dollars per planted acre
Gross value of production:
Primary product: Cotton n/a n/a n/a
Secondary product: Cottonseed n/a n/a n/a
  Total, gross value of production n/a n/a n/a
Operating costs:
Seed n/a n/a n/a
Fertilizer  2/ n/a n/a n/a
Chemicals n/a n/a n/a
Custom operations n/a n/a n/a
Fuel, lube, and electricity n/a n/a n/a
Repairs n/a n/a n/a
Ginning n/a n/a n/a
Purchased irrigation water n/a n/a n/a
Interest on operating inputs n/a n/a n/a
  Total, operating costs n/a n/a n/a
Allocated overhead:
Hired labor n/a n/a n/a
Opportunity cost of unpaid labor n/a n/a n/a
Capital recovery of machinery and equipment n/a n/a n/a
Opportunity cost of land n/a n/a n/a
Taxes and insurance n/a n/a n/a
General farm overhead n/a n/a n/a
  Total, allocated overhead n/a n/a n/a
Total costs listed n/a n/a n/a
 
Value of production less total costs listed n/a n/a n/a
Value of production less operating costs n/a n/a n/a
 
Supporting information:
Cotton Yield: pounds per planted acre n/a n/a n/a
Price: dollars per pound n/a n/a n/a
Cottonseed Yield: pounds per planted acre n/a n/a n/a
Price: dollars per pound n/a n/a n/a
Enterprise size (planted acres) 1/ n/a n/a n/a
Production practices: 1/
Percent irrigated n/a n/a n/a
Percent dryland n/a n/a n/a
 
1/ 2013-2015 estimates developed from survey base year, 2007.
2/ Commercial fertilizer, soil conditioners, and manure.

Last Updated on 10/13/2016