Developed by the Land Stewardship Project, the Cropping Systems Calculator allows farmers to plug in various planting and grazing scenarios and weigh the financial pros and cons of each option.Click Here to Read "Cropping Systems Calculator"
This calculator was created by the Center for Integrated Agricultural Systems at the University of Wisconsin Madison. It is designed to help you measure the profitability of your meat and egg operations.Click Here to Read "Livestock Compass"
The decision tool Economics of Cover Crops, created by Iowa State Extension, provides worksheets to analyze three different cover crop scenarios.Click Here to Read "Economics of Cover Crops"
The NRCS Cover Crop Economics Tool is a user-friendly economic assessment tool to assess the costs and benefits of incorporating cover crops into a crop rotation. The tool assesses both short-term and long-term expected costs and benefits.Click Here to Read "Cover Crops Economics Tool"
Iowa State has developed simple per unit calculators for cattle (beef and dairy), sheep, lambs and pigs helping you determine the break even selling price. These are a simple and straightforward starting place in looking at your finances. These calculators do not assume pasture-raised conditions.Click Here to Read "Livestock Enterprise Budgets for Iowa"
More complex calculators from the Iowa Beef Center.Click Here to Read "More Complex Beef Calculators"
This calculator, created by the Pasture Project, is appropriate for cow-calf, stocker, finishing, or direct market enterprises and includes five year cash flow projections and a value calculator for purchase and sales decisions.Click Here to Read "Pasture-raised Beef Calculator"