Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-128) 43 pp

September 2014

Characteristics and Production Costs of U.S. Corn Farms, Including Organic, 2010

This study examines U.S. corn farms in 2010, their production costs and practices, and farm and operator characteristics by various corn producer groups. In addition, corn production in 2010 and 2001 are compared to view the effects of the changing U.S. corn market.

Keywords: Corn, operator characteristics, production costs, production practices, cost variation, organic corn, Agricultural Resource Management Survey (ARMS)

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