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FAST (Farm Analysis Solution Tools) are a suite of Microsoft Excel spreadsheets designed to assist those in agriculture make better decisions via user-friendly computer programs. FAST aids users in performing financial analysis, assessing investment decisions, and evaluating the impacts of various management decisions.

Planting Decision Model

Compares returns to planting corn versus soybeans by planting date, when planting is delayed.

Please note: Microsoft Excel version 2000 or higher is needed to use any of the spreadsheet tools to use this tool.

To Download Spreadsheet: Check the box next to the spreadsheet, then click "Download."



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Planting Decision Model

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With this program, the user can: 1) estimate the costs of planting corn and soybeans by planting date, 2) estimate the net returns from replanting, 3) prevented planting payments, and 4) compare crop rotations.


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