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Unformatted text preview: Think Break #17 Estimate a typical cost to chisel plow a field for a farm of your size using the Fast and Simple Method a) Local custom rate is $16/ac b) You run 1800 acres of crop land Remember: Scale Factor = 1.241 + (33.026/acres) Typical Cost = Scale Factor x Custom Rate Think Break #17 Answer Scale Factor = 1.241 + (33.026/1800) = 1.259 Typical Cost = Scale Factor x Custom Rate = 1.259 x 16 = $20.14/ac ...
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- Spring '08