Custom Farm Rate Books Available


The 2010 issue of the Nebraska Farm Custom Rates, Part I & II are hot off the press and are available at no cost at the Antelope County Extension Office in Neligh.  

Every two years a survey of custom operators is conducted to determine the current rates charged for specific machinery operations.  

The survey is divided into two parts.  Part I includes the spring and summer operations such as planting and small grains harvest and Part 

II includes information about fall and miscellaneous operations. 

The responses are grouped b y the USDA Agricultural Statistics Reporting Districts.  Custom rates reported include charges for labor and the use of necessary equipment, fuel, an supplies such as baling wire or twine provided by the custom operator.  Seed, fertilizer, and 

chemical costs are not included.  Stop by the Extension Office and pick up your free copies of this two part publication.