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2019 Cotton Budget  02/12/19 8:13:11 AM

2019 Budget Average Higher Inputs Low Input  
  Base extra Reduced  
VARIABLE cost/ac cost/ac cost/ac Comments
Base Seed (43K ) (treated w/fungicide only) $100.00 $17.00 -$17.00 1 seed/ft = $33/acre
INSECTS        
Seed Treatments (vary from $7-$22/ac) $12.00 $10.00 -$12.00 Take out seed treatment but add infurrow.  Elite option is $22
In-Furrow Insecticide (Admire)     $8.00 Extended Thrips control or on Base treated seed
Thrips - Orthene $2.00 $5.00   more expensive options exist other than Orthene
Pre-Bloom Plantbug Spray (optional) $2.00     easy to scout for and cheap to treat - neonic prebloom
Insect sprays at 2-3 wk of bloom and repeat $12.00     Pyrethroid (+ extra cost for Premium worm material or 3 gene traits)
Late Insect spray   $4.00   large top crop susceptable to bugs
Spider mites, or other insect        
         
DISEASE (seed treatments handle most risk)        
In-Furrow Fungicide (Quadris @ $11)   $4.00   Low risk/reward.  Seed already have 3 to 4 fungicides
Foliar Fungicides (no benefit in local research.) $0.00 $0.00   Corynespera, 400 bolls/ft & 55+ inches tall.
         
Nematodes (seed trtmt not very effective)       Overall low infestation in Va.  TAREC processes samples
AgLogic/Velum - add $25-31 but reduce for other trtmt.     Use base seed and remove other infurrow expense
Restant varieties $0.00 $0.00 $0.00 no cost for Resistant varieties
         
WEEDS        
Burndown $12.00      W/or W/O Valor based on Pre program
Preemergence $6.50 $20.00   Cotoran, or Reflex, Brake
Weed control overtop (RU, Auxins, Liberty) $17.00 $7.00   It may be possible to cut here
Residual Weed (2-lf or Post or directed) $7.00     Dual/Warrant; Staple
         
FERTILITY        
Lime $15.00      
Planting (10 gal.)120 lbs * 17-17-0 $20.78 $5.00 -$15.00 Add $8-15 for 11-37 or higher rates
Planting to 5 leaf - 200 lbs * 7-0-40 $34.50 $10.00   Based on soil sample (typically 60 to 100)
8 to 12 leaf - liquid or Urea blend (60N)  $28.80 $7.00 -$5.00 Timing allows lower leaching risk, less behind peanut
Foliar feed micronutrients   $4.00   Watch high pH soil for potential Mn
foliar feed N or K - low response   $4.50   prior to wk 3 of bloom.  Do not use during dry conditions
Pix $2.00 $2.00   better rainfall or Pentia use
Boron  $4.00      
Defoliation $10.00 $5.00   Based on 3 Dropp, 2 Prep, & 6 folex
Bollweevil $0.65      
Extra Surfactant    $5.00   Includes special sauce or adding extra trips
Sub-Total Chem,fert,seed $286.23 $395.73 $245.23  
         
Interest $8.00 $10.00 $6.00  
Insurance $22.00 $30.00 $22.00  
Repairs/fuel/oil (not harvest) $33.00 $28.00 $40.00  
Harvest (variable) $60.00 $60.00 $60.00 Add $30 to $50 for Custom
total variable $409.23 $523.73 $373.23  
         
OVERHEAD        
labor $45.00 $60.00 $30.00  
land $75.00 $100.00 $75.00 Variable, the same no matter what you grow.
Equipment Payments $75.00 $85.00 $60.00  
Total Overhead $195.00 $245.00 $165.00  
         
TOTAL Expenses (including Land) $604.23 $768.73 $538.23  
         
Income        
Lint Yield 1100 1300 900  
Lint Price 0.72 0.72 0.72  
Net Ginning Charge 0.035 0.035 0.035  
Fees & deducts (Warehouse, classing, boards, intelligin 0.035 0.035 0.035  
Gross Receipts $715.00 $845.00 $585.00  
         
Net Return $110.77 $76.27 $46.77  
         
Break Even Price $0.62 $0.66 $0.67  
Break Even Yield 930 1,183 828  
 
 
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