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Table 56: Costs and Returns for Snap Bean, Per Acre

Integrated Crop Management, Northeastern United States, 1996

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ITEM UNIT PRICE QUANTITY TOTAL
Receipts        
Snap Beans crt $ 10.02 133 $ 1,333.00
         
Variable Costs        
Custom        
Apply Calcium Lime ton $ 25.00 1 $ 25.00
Soil Test acre $ 1.00 1 $ 1.00
Fertilizer        
N pound $ 0.28 15 $ 4.20
P pound $ 0.32 30 $ 9.60
K pound $ 0.22 60 $ 13.20
Herbicides        
Dual gallon $ 58.90 0.31 $ 18.26
Basagran gallon $ 25.24 0.19 $ 4.80
Poast gallon $ 104.50 0.31 $ 32.40
Fungicides        
Ridomil gallon $ 70.00 0.375 $ 26.25
Benlate pound $ 7.34 2 $ 14.68
Insecticides        
Asana XL gallon $ 132.00 39 oz $ 40.22
Lannate gallon $ 39.00 0.5 $ 19.50
Other        
Snap Bean Seed pound $ 1.00 80 $ 80.00
Labor        
Operator hour $ 14.48 4 $ 57.92
Harvesting acre $ 45.00 1 $ 45.00
Grading and Packing acre $ 30.00 1 $ 30.00
Irrigation        
Overhead Irrigation acre $ 192.00 1
Diesel Fuel        
Tractors gallon $ 0.950 4.368 $ 4.15
Repair & Maintenance        
Tractors acre $ 21.89 1 $ 21.89
Equipment acre $ 11.52 1 $ 11.52
Marketing        
Packing Boxes box $ 1.00 133 $ 133.00
Selling Charges gross revenue 3%   $ 39.99
Sub-Total       $ 824.58
Interest on Operating Capitala acre 10% 1 $ 18.45
Total Variable Costs acre   1 $ 843.03
Returns Above Variable Costs acre   1 $ 489.97
Fixed Costs        
Tractors acre $ 5.89 1 $ 5.89
Implements acre $ 17.68 1 $ 17.68
Land Charge acre $ 100.00 1 $ 100.00 < /td>
Total Fixed Costs acre   1 $ 123.57
Total Fixed & Variable Costs acre   ; 1 $ 966.60
Management Feesa acre 7% 1 $ 60.66
Total Costs acre   1 $ 1,027.26
< b> Net Returns acre   1 $ 305.74

aSee text for calculation assumptions.

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