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Department of Agricultural, Environmental, and Development Economics


Ohio Farm Custom Rates 2008

Many Ohio farmers hire custom farm work in their farm business or perform custom farm work for others. The rates reported in this publication are based on survey results from 205 Ohio farmers, custom operators and farm managers. The rates shown may differ significantly by local region depending on availability of custom operators and demand for their services. Custom rates published in this document include machine fuel and lube, labor, and all ownership costs associated with the machinery and equipment.

Publication type: 
Policy brief
Date published: 
Tuesday, January 1, 2008