New 2013 Rates for Machinery and Custom Hire

New machinery custom rates for 2013 have been published by Pennsylvania’s National Agriculture Statistics Service. Their report provides average rates for many categories within primary tillage, planting, haymaking, silage making, hauling, spraying/fertilizer/manure, tractor rental and other.

Rates have gone up for numerous activities. If you plan to hire someone for custom activities you can expect to be charged higher rates. If you are providing custom services, be sure to evaluate your own expenses so that you can adjust your own rates to the proper amount.

Here is the link to  the  2013 PA Machinery Custom Rates: