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The other landowner is has inquired about what the pivot owner would charge to run a full circle instead of a half-circle in a "windshield wiper" fashion. trailer << /Size 204 /Info 100 0 R /Root 103 0 R /Prev 77266 /ID[] >> startxref 0 %%EOF 103 0 obj << /Type /Catalog /Pages 97 0 R /Outlines 105 0 R /PageMode /UseOutlines >> endobj 202 0 obj << /S 487 /O 739 /Filter /FlateDecode /Length 203 0 R >> stream The reason for this is that many of Utah’s field or farm units are usually smaller than 40-80 acre … Maintenance costs are much less than for a conventional system," says Doug Dobbs, Irrigation Sales, Idaho Falls, Idaho. 0000008884 00000 n 0000007250 00000 n We are up to 15 pivots now, ranging from that 30 yr old one to a couple 2 year old ones. Irrigation Costs and Budgets. 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In Case 3, the pump and center pivot are powered by a diesel engine rather than an electric motor. The center pivot is one of the most successful methods of irrigation in modern agriculture. 0000002491 00000 n 0000003114 00000 n “The other is a four-cylinder John Deere engine on an 80-acre pivot. We only have two more small fields that could be converted from gravity irrigation to pivot irrigation. pipe options to match every condition Reinke offers a selection of 5 different types of water pipes, along with several different span lengths and … H��V�n�@����XM@ūDyD�ISh!Uտ�^fC� K���mg����d��&�L3�ڿ@v5#�HΤ}��F$�L*��$�S��>�V� L~^����̏�2�/�hIr �T��?�Ƹ��o�;��A���!8-��!���m�J�G��"�}u�)�߯���v�n߽#%�#S Description: SOLD!!! �2R�JAAk�����D��T�"E?8�*��n�:�2���z�YmC(��\:�Ո*$��,:�E�ݬ���������־���$�S�ZA�6��s������k�~�6��&�舃� s Communications Bldg.Lincoln, NE 68583-0918. 0000008994 00000 n 0000014402 00000 n Water rights included. 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However, since the wheelline system is designed to irrigate only 80 acres compared to the 130 acres for the center pivot, the $64,403 total system cost is $7,110 less than is estimated for the center pivot. 0000006033 00000 n 80 ACRE CENTER PIVOT IRRIGATED FARM LOCATION OF FARM: From Meadow 4 Miles North, I Mile West, and I Mile North. User Guide The Irrigation Cost Calculator web page includes a video on how to use this tool. Water development costs depend on the source of water and power (i.e., electric, diesel or natural gas). ing center pivot wiper and SDI systems on 80-acre tracts, the center pivot wiper cropping system (64 irrigated corn acres plus 16 dryland wheat-fallow acres) retains a small net return advantage ($12 per acre) over the SDI system with 80 acres of irrigated corn. Description: SOLD!!! 0000011814 00000 n The fixed cost is an annual cost and the variable cost is for acre-inches of water applied. This is a rare 80-acre property located close to Durango. At 2018 prices, the average cost of a new quarter section center pivot (irrigating about 128 acres of the 160 acres), setup in a field with a concrete pad, is about $90,000. (the other 50% interest is owned by the land owner to the North.) 0000004522 00000 n 0000003350 00000 n In this small field scenario, the center pivot irrigation system covers 25 acres, leaving 7 acres of nonirrigated cropland. 0000009277 00000 n 0000007688 00000 n 160 Acre Center Pivot Example Estimating Annual Irrigation Operation Costs Standard 160 acre system and end gun with actual irrigated area of 132 acres installed at a cost of $48,000 with a power and water source and connecting equipment cost of $30,000. The machine moves in a circular pattern and is fed with water from the pivot point at the center of the circle. = $3,800 + $ 2,860 + $1,140 + $220 = $8,020. Sunk costs include a fair return on capital investment and depreciation costs. 0000005716 00000 n We also have three seven tower pivots that were new in the late 80's. 0000012684 00000 n 0000008320 00000 n 0000006910 00000 n A large share of the total cost of irrigation results from ownership costs and a large percentage of ownership costs are not annual out-of-pocket costs but rather “sunk” costs. 0000012998 00000 n Pivot Design Choice When purchasing a center pivot system one must select: 1. Therefore, if the neighbor is willing to pay his/her full share of all the operating costs plus a full share of  the ownership costs, the owner will definitely reduce the total cost per acre and per acre-inch of  water applied as compared to using the system on only a half circle. Southeast Missouri crop budgets from 2007 to 2019 in PDF. However, the cost associated with land forming and installing underground pipe with risers for the surface irrigation systems is not included in this comparison. Ownership Cost Depreciation: (original cost - salvage value)/years of use (the other 50% interest is owned by the land owner to the North.) Sample 160 Acre Layout. 0000009829 00000 n Energy source . 0000005428 00000 n 0000004582 00000 n f7���(ɴ�=���Ҡ�!�Ʀl�o��``P^��d�˶�o��Y�V�^�j�̙ This option wouldn’t help cover all the costs of owning and operating an irrigation system. 0000004093 00000 n Type of water applicator. 0000009053 00000 n 0000012706 00000 n r�xT�k$. 0000006386 00000 n We are up to 15 pivots now, ranging from that 30 yr old one to a couple 2 year old ones. That’s roughly twice the cost of installing a center-pivot system. Utah is the number one state in proportion of wheelmove to total irrigated acres. Table 1. A corner span generally costs about half as much as the rest of the pivot, thereby increasing the capital cost per acre on a square 160 acres. So they last a pretty long time when properly maintained. About 12-15 minutes from Durango. One of the owners has installed a center pivot sprinkler with the pivot point nearly on the boundary between the two parcels with the intention of irrigating a half circle covering about 62.5 acres. The "fair share" can be calculated on the added acres irrigated or on the amount of water applied. =r�r�rJ�Q�e�s�S�B4U��X^|ǔ@/�������ą��Bp�%]5-�q��Ͷt}S�c�p�R�Ѳ�S��Q(:�(�H)���V�$�0���"R���0Y 0000004894 00000 n 0000008260 00000 n 0000003945 00000 n To compare operating costs across the three cases, we assume 5-acre inches are applied in a season. The minimum field size that can economically accommodate a pivot is about 40 acres. Table 1. 0000009218 00000 n In Case 3, surface water is pumped from a pond to the irrigation site. The workbook can be used online as an interactive Web page or it can be downloaded from the Web site by right clicking on the link. FSA Information: 78.39 crop acres. (per acre) or total actual annual cost. 0000008649 00000 n Irrigation: Buyer will receive a 50 percent interest in the irrigation well, center pivot irrigation system, and electric irrigation motor. Irrigated Corn (center-pivot) Cost-Return Budget-----North Central Kansas (ave yields) item unit price quantity amountSub-total your farm 2018 Return to budget page Gregg Ibendahl, Dan O'Brien, and Stewart Duncan Detailed budget page(s) Budget date: Oct-30-2017b FIXED EXPENSES Depreciation Irrigation - Center Pivot acre $22.43 1.00 $22.43 0000003434 00000 n Four scenarios assume the irrigation system is a center pivot powered by one of 4 energy sources (diesel, natural gas (either $/mcf or $/therm), propane, or electricity) and 4 scenarios use a gated pipe irrigation system with the same energy choices. 160 Field ; 100.74 . Reinke 8 tower center pivot & 100 H.P. One of the owners has installed a center pivot sprinkler with the pivot point nearly on the boundary between the two parcels with the intention of irrigating a half circle covering about 62.5 acres. Q1. ing center pivot wiper and SDI systems on 80-acre tracts, the center pivot wiper cropping system (64 irrigated corn acres plus 16 dryland wheat-fallow acres) retains a small net return advantage ($12 per acre) over the SDI system with 80 acres of irrigated corn. 0000005205 00000 n 0000006804 00000 n So they last a pretty long time when properly maintained. 102 0 obj << /Linearized 1 /O 104 /H [ 2491 623 ] /L 79436 /E 25585 /N 25 /T 77277 >> endobj xref 102 102 0000000016 00000 n Installing a drip-line system generally costs about $1,400 per acre, Netafim’s Dowgert says. Both roads provide paved access year-round. Alternate irrigation system types and alternate energy sources may be selected from drop down menus. funding, which can typically pay for 75% of center pivot construction cost, in an amount up to $300K. A center pivot is a big investment, and since it’s installed in the field and not stored in the machine shed, it’s sometimes easy to forget about some basic center pivot machine maintenance. A new center pivot irrigation system needs a water source (well or surface water), a pump, a power source (electric motor or engine), controls and often a buried pipeline. In Case 2, groundwater is pumped directly to the center pivot from a well. 0000005042 00000 n Cost per acre inch of irrigation water - Average fuel cost for pumping NE. Garvey (1981) patented a center‐pivot attached spraying system that used conventional sprayer equipment and sprayer nozzles. In Case 1, the center pivot rotates a half circle covering 64 acres, while in Case 2, the center pivot … … 0000004033 00000 n Drive mechanisms; 4. 0000007568 00000 n Irrigation in the Pacific Northwest. We also have three seven tower pivots that were new in the late 80's. Outside water uses are not allowed. 0000006446 00000 n Extension Education, Lancaster County, 105 Ag. FSA Information: 78.39 crop acres. High-value crops and/or high land values, as well as scarcity of irrigable land, are necessary to justify additional costs for more than a standard center pivot. 0000003092 00000 n With no-till farming and a savings of 3 to 5 acre-inches of irrigation water, the annual operating cost savings range from $20.10 per acre to $33.50 per acre. 0000011875 00000 n IRRIGATION: Buyer Will receive a 50 percent interest in the Property is located south of 10500 S with an 80 acre rectangle with wheel lines on the north of 10500 S. Total of 4 parcels. We only have two more small fields that could be converted from gravity irrigation to pivot irrigation. 0000004196 00000 n Reinke 8 tower center pivot & 100 H.P. Will sell all or part For sale: $515,000. To prevent corruption of the programming code, the entire workbook has been protected except for the cells requiring user input. The energy cost is based on the acre inches of water pumped, pumping water level (lift component), and system pressure. The property offers incredible La Plata Mountain views, No HOA. 0000007310 00000 n 0000004359 00000 n 0000007628 00000 n A standard 125 ac (~50 ha) center pivot system will cost US$35,000 to US$45,000 excluding land and water supply development cos ts. 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Most full sized pivots (1/4 section) need at least 500 to 600 gal/min for efficient operation. 0000007409 00000 n 0000006744 00000 n 0000006568 00000 n 0000003857 00000 n 0000008486 00000 n 0000009668 00000 n 0000004982 00000 n pumping of one-third acre-foot (108,600 gallons) of water per year. 0000006296 00000 n $8,020 / 33.7 acres = $237.98 /irrigated acre/year. 0000010091 00000 n This feature has two components: fixed and variable costs. Installing a drip-line system generally costs about $1,400 per acre, Netafim’s Dowgert says. 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UNL web framework and quality assurance provided by the, Apply to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Give to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln, Institute of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Strengthening Nebraska's Agricultural Economy, Q & A: Sharing Irrigation Costs Among Landowners. Irrigation Costs and Budgets. Fortunately, there … These choices affect your investment and operating costs, irrigation efficiency, and crop production. Center pivots are typically driven by either grid-electricity or diesel generation. For sale: $3,630,000. 0000009608 00000 n 0000008589 00000 n Application rate of the pivot; 5. A quarter-mile (1,300-foot) system that irrigates about 120 acres typically costs $325 to $375 per acre excluding the cost of groundwater well construction, turbine pumps and power units. 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Out-of-pocket ownership costs include taxes and insurance. 0000008021 00000 n This calculator uses this formula to determine the area underneath a center pivot. 0000005570 00000 n Much of the ownership cost is essentially the same whether the pivot makes a full circle or a half circle. 160 Acre Non-Towable Center Pivot (PDF) 160 Acre Towable Center Pivot (PDF) 40 Acre Towable Center Pivot (PDF) 640 Acre Non-Towable Center Pivot (PDF) 160 Acre Corner System Center Pivot (PDF) 80 Acre Furrow Irrigation (PDF) 2016 SEMO Irrigation … 0000005308 00000 n The underlying programming is the same on each worksheet, but the different scenarios facilitate comparisons between alternatives. “One of the engines is a four-cylinder Case IH engine that supplies a quarter-section pivot plus 40 acres across the road that are still furrow-irrigated,” Joseph says. 0000010252 00000 n When it comes to getting the most out of every drop of water, Valley center pivot and linear irrigation machines are the ultimate solution. 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