How much can be earned from grass-fed beef? Use the following financial calculators to customize an estimate.
- Grass-fed Beef Decision Calculator – This is a comprehensive, interactive Excel spreadsheet that allows you to examine the costs of various beef cattle enterprises and make informed financial decisions. Download the calculator here. An explanation of how to use the calculator can be found here.
- A Comparison of Rental Rates for Landowners – This is a simple model for landowners providing comparative rents from leasing to grass-fed beef operations versus corn producers. Download the spreadsheet here.
All files are Excel spreadsheets.
Source: The Pasture Project of the Wallace Center