Vegetable and Melon Budget updates
Greenhouse Cost of Production Budgets
For bedding plants, fuschia, geraniums, New Guinea Impatiens, potted mums and garden mums, from Rutgers Cooperative Extension
An energy cost calculator for greenhouse growers from the USDA
Winery and Vineyard Feasibility Workbooks
Excel spreadsheets developed by Iowa State University Extension that can be modified for various winegrape establishment systems. Also includes a separate 10-year cash flow worksheet designed to calculate all costs incurred in a winery establishment.
Pot-in-pot Nursery System Cash Flow Worksheet (revised January 2009)
Pot-in-Pot Nursery System Cash Flow Worksheet Annual Sales Version (revised March 2010)
Useful Budget Web sites
Other states are great sources of budget information when evaluating new crops in Kentucky. Useful Web pages are:
Beginning Farmer Center and Leopold Center Enterprise Budgets (popcorn, beekeeping, sheep, sorghum, sweet corn) from Iowa State University.
Penn State Ag Alternatives
Contains information on alternative ag enterprises. Many include interactive budgets that may be adjusted for situations in Kentucky.
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