Selected farm production expenses, 2017F-18F


$ billion

Horizontal Bar chart with 11 groups with 3 items per group.

Increased
Group 1, Labor.
Item 1, 2017F 35.364.
Item 2, 2018F 36.249.
Item 3, Change (%) 2.5.
Group 2, Fertilizer.
Item 1, 2017F 22.159.
Item 2, 2018F 22.405.
Item 3, Change (%) 1.1.
Group 3, Interest.
Item 1, 2017F 19.37.
Item 2, 2018F 20.702.
Item 3, Change (%) 6.9.
Group 4, Fuel/oil.
Item 1, 2017F 13.844.
Item 2, 2018F 15.253.
Item 3, Change (%) 10.2.
Group 5, Property taxes/fees.
Item 1, 2017F 13.324.
Item 2, 2018F 13.353.
Item 3, Change (%) 0.2.

Decreased
Group 7, Feed purchases.
Item 1, 2017F 53.968.
Item 2, 2018F 53.253.
Item 3, Change (%) -1.3.
Group 8, Livestock/poultry purchases.
Item 1, 2017F 23.529.
Item 2, 2018F 23.342.
Item 3, Change (%) -0.8.
Group 9, Seed purchases.
Item 1, 2017F 21.508.
Item 2, 2018F 21.185.
Item 3, Change (%) -1.5.
Group 10, Net rent.
Item 1, 2017F 19.627.
Item 2, 2018F 19.557.
Item 3, Change (%) -0.4.
Group 11, Pesticides.
Item 1, 2017F 15.077.
Item 2, 2018F 15.046.
Item 3, Change (%) -0.2.

Note: F = forecast. Source: USDA, Economic Research Service, Farm Income and Wealth Statistics. Data as of February 7, 2018.