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Growing Corn for $1.18/bu In N.D.

Growing Corn for $1.18/bu In N.D.

Breakeven includes land rent, inputs and custom farming rates.

Gabe Brown, Bismarck, N.D., surprises has a breakeven price for corn of $1.18 per bushel.

His costs include land rent; herbicides, seed and other inputs; and field work figured at standard custom farming rates.

Brown uses holistic farming method involving no-till, cover crops and cattle. Basically, he’s producing high corn yields for his area without commercial fertilizer.

“We’re focusing on soil health,” Brown says.

Hear Brown talk about his breakeven price.

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