Table 2: Estimated corn grain harvest cost.

Variable Corn combine

Horse power (hp) 275.00
Corn head width (ft) 20.00
Life (year) 12.00
Annual hours of use 300.00
Fuel consumption (gal/hr) 12.10
Speed (mph) 4.00
Field efficiency (%) 0.70
Capacity (acre/hr) 6.79
Fuel price ($/gal) $2.60
List price ($) $334,795.32
Fixed cost ($/hr) $104.02
Repair cost ($/hr) $37.20
Fuel cost ($/hr) $31.46
Lubrication cost ($/hr) $4.72
Labor cost ($/hr) $17.50
Variable cost ($/hr) $90.88

Total cost ($/hr) $194.90
Total cost ($/acre) $28.71