5 STEP GRAIN MARKETING PLAN
Step #1 - Determine your estimated production
    Est Bushels  Crop 1 Corn
  Acres Yield To Sell Crop 2 Soybeans
Corn 1 245 245 Crop 3  
Soybeans 1 71 71 Enter crops here.  
Crop 3     0 If there are fewer than three crops,
  enter a blank space in the cell
next to the crop number.
Step #2 - Determine your production cost per acre
  Corn Soybeans Crop 3 Do not enter anything in cells
Land Prep $10.00 $10.00   shaded gray.
Fertilizer $130.00 $60.00  
Chemicals $40.00 $30.00  
Seed $120.00 $70.00  
Application $20.00 $20.00  
Rent $150.00 $150.00  
Planting $10.00 $10.00  
Harvesting $10.00 $10.00  
Drying $10.00 $0.00  
Price Ins. $25.00 $20.00  
Total/Acre $525.00 $380.00 $0.00
Step # 3 - Set a profit goal per acre
  Goal/Acre
Corn $250.00
Soybeans $300.00
Crop 3  
Step #4 - Calculate a target price
  Cost/Acre + Profit/Acre /Yield/Acre = Target
Corn $525.00 $250.00 245 = $3.16
Soybeans $380.00 $300.00 71 = $9.58
Crop 3 $0.00 $0.00 0 = $0.00
 
Step #5 - Take Action!  Place a Target Order NOW!