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Detailed cost of production study on 21 farms in Barron County, Wisconsin - 1927-28

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University of Wisconsin. College of Agriculture
Detailed cost of production study on 21 farms in Barron County, Wisconsin - 1927-28
Madison, Wisconsin: University of Wisconsin, College of Agriculture, [1928?]
89 p. ill., charts ; 28 cm.

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Contents

[Cover] Detailed cost of production study on 21 farms in Barron County, Wisconsin - 1927-28

Index

Introduction, p. 1

Measures of efficiency of the farm as a unit, p. 1

Find your farm leaks, p. 2

Selected items of expense, p. 2

The labor income of Barron County farmers, p. 3

Costs and returns, p. 3

Distribution of investment, p. 3

Returns for $1.00 expense, p. 4

Utilization of man labor, pp. 4-5

Returns per hour of man labor, p. 5

Utilization of horse work and tractor power, p. 5

Tractor costs per hour, p. 6

Production and utilization of food crops, pp. 6-7

[Tables], pp. 8-31

Costs of keeping a cow for a year, p. 32

Feed and labor per cow, p. 32

Costs per pound of butterfat, p. 33

Feed and labor per pound of butterfat, p. 33

Cost of heifers, p. 34

Cost of bulls, p. 34

Pork production, p. 35

Horse costs, p. 35

The poultry flock, p. 35

[Tables], pp. 36-69

Classification of farm area, p. 70

Corn silage, pp. 70-72

Potatoes, pp. 72-73

Oats, pp. 73-74

Barley, pp. 74-75

Mixed hay, pp. 76-77

[Tables], pp. 78-89


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