Source: FarmWeekNow.com


New records show that average farm operator returns for labor and management on 2,624 Illinois farms were lower for all geographic areas in the state in 2009 compared to 2008 and below the average for the past five years, according to the Illinois Farm Business Farm Management Association (FBFM).
 
The statistics were lower this year due to lower corn yields and higher input and drying costs.


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