Fieldwork Days in IowaAg Decision Maker Information Files
DescriptionThe number of days available to complete tillage, crop protection, planting, and harvesting is an important consideration in selecting farm machinery. A large set of machinery will complete field work quickly, but will have high depreciation, interest, and other ownership costs. A smaller machinery set will cost less to own, but may not complete the job on time some years, which could lead to crop losses from late planting or harvesting.
Publisher:Iowa State University Extension and Outreach
- Agricultural and Biosystem Engineering; Crops; Machinery; Machinery Management
Citation InformationMark Hanna. "Fieldwork Days in Iowa" (2014)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/mark_hanna/195/