Net Returns at $540 Per Ton

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Net Return ($/acre) at $540/ton Contract Price
Peanut yield Total cost ($/acre)
Lbs/acre Tons/acre 800 850 900 950 1000 1050

__________________ Net Return ($/acre)__________________

3000 1.5 10 -40 -90 -140 -190 -240
3500 1.75 145 95 45 -5 -55 -105
4000 2.0 280 230 180 130 80 30
4500 2.25 415 365 315 265 215 165
5000 2.5 550 500 450 400 350 300

Article first appeared as North Carolina Peanut Note (PNNC-2013-011)