FARM LIFE NEWS
Input Inventory
Mon Dec 10, 2012 02:25 PM CST

Calculating your crop input budget can be an expensive exercise. But the outlook for these key expenditures for the 2013 growing season may not be budget busters after all.

Steady Prices for Fuel

Determining what fuel prices could be in 2013 is not a simple task. Brian Milne, Telvent DTN energy editor and product manager, says many factors will affect what fuel will cost farmers. However, none will be bigger than the economy.

Milne says the Energy Information Administration (EIA), the statistical division within the Department of Energy, projects Brent crude oil ...

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