Cotton Production Costs and Returns: Eastern Uplands

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Cotton production costs and returns per planted acre, excluding Government payments, Eastern Uplands, 2011-2013 1/

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Dollars per planted acre

Gross value of production:
Primary product: Cotton

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Secondary product: Cottonseed

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  Total, gross value of production

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Operating costs:
Seed

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Fertilizer  2/

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Chemicals

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Custom operations

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Fuel, lube, and electricity

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Repairs

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Ginning

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Purchased irrigation water

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Interest on operating inputs

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  Total, operating costs

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Allocated overhead:
Hired labor

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Opportunity cost of unpaid labor

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Capital recovery of machinery and equipment

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Opportunity cost of land

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Taxes and insurance

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General farm overhead

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  Total, allocated overhead

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Total costs listed

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Value of production less total costs listed

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Value of production less operating costs

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Supporting information:
Cotton Yield: pounds per planted acre

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Price: dollars per pound

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Cottonseed Yield: pounds per planted acre

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Price: dollars per pound

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Enterprise size (planted acres) 1/

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Production practices: 1/
Percent irrigated

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Percent dryland

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1/ 2011-2013 estimates developed from survey base year, 2007.
2/ Commercial fertilizer, soil conditioners, and manure.

Last Updated on 05/16/2014