MUD HOG Money Maker Calculator

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Ownership Input Values

Display: 
Corn
Soybean
Small Grain
 
 
Base Unit
Attachment or Harvesting Head
 
 
 
Combine Data
Purchase price or current used value of machine
Current purchase price of comparable machine
Current engine hours or current hours of use
Current age of machine
Years of ownership remaining
Acres of crop harvested annually
Acres harvested per hour
Fuel used, gallons per acre
Estimated yield per acre (bu/acre)
Commodity price/bu
Price of fuel, $ per gallon
Interest rate for machinery investment
Machinery labor rate, $ per hour
Hours of labor needed for hauling,drying,storing
Mud Hog Price. Price list at www.mudhog.com
Estimated equipment downtime due to field conditions
Combine
$
$
Default values used
 
 
$
 /gal.
$
 /hour
 hours
$
 hours
Corn
$
$
9.7
$
 
 
 
 
 
 
Soybean
$
$
12.7
$
 
 
 
 
 
 
Small Grain
$
$
12.7
$
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Total
$0.00
$0.00
Hours
Years
Years
$0.00
acres/hour
gallons/acre
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Less Compaction and Fuel Consumption = Added Income

 
Fuel Savings
Soil Compaction Improvement
     Yield Improvement due to Improved Soil Compaction (Bu/Acre)
     Additional Bushels Harvested
     Additional Income Projected
Added Income
Estimated Payback time (Harvest Seasons)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Corn
$0.00
 
0
0
$0.00
$0.00
 
Soybean
$0.00
 
0
0
$0.00
$0.00
 
Small Grain
$0.00
 
0
0
$0.00
$0.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
All Crops
$0.00
 
 
 
$0.00
$0.00
0 Years
 
(Note: maintenance savings due to lower hydrostatic drive system operating temperature not calculated)

Increased Uptime = Added Income

 
Productivity Lost (bu)
Lost revenue
Additional Cost of Ownership
Reduced Income
Estimated Payback Time (Harvest Seasons)
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Corn
0
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
 
Soybean
0
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
 
Small Grain
0
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
All Crops
0
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
0 Years
 

Added Income plus Increased Uptime

 
Total Added Income plus Increased Uptime
Estimated Payback Time (Harvest Seasons)
 
MONETARY GAINS YOU CAN EXPECT PER ACRE
 
 
 
 
Corn
$0.00
 
$0.00
Soybean
$0.00
 
$0.00
Small Grain
$0.00
 
$0.00
 
 
 
 
All Crops
$0.00
0 Years
0
 

Reference Ownership Cost Calculations (Cost Summary for Ownership)

 
Base Unit
Attachment or Harvesting Head
Total
 
 
Annual hours of use
Remaining value at end of ownership period
Ownership Costs
Capital recovery (interest and depreciation)
Taxes, insurance and housing
Total ownership costs
Operating Costs
Repair costs
Fuel and lubrication costs
Labor costs
Total operating costs
Total Ownership plus Operating Costs
Total cost per acre
Total cost per acre including base unit
Total cost including labor for hauling, drying, & storing (per hr)
Total Cost per acre including labor
Combine
0
$0.00
$/year
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
 
$0.00
 
 
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
 
 
 
Corn
0 Hours
$0.00
$/year
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
 
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
 
Soybean
0 Hours
$0.00
$/year
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
 
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
 
Small Grain
0 Hours
$0.00
$/year
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
 
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
All Crops
0
$0.00
$/year
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
 
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
 
$0.00
$0.00
$0.00
 
Disclaimer: Terra Drive Systems represents this intormation to be estimations based on a known set of conditions during testing. Actual financial results will vary significantly based on individual soil, weather, or other operating condtions. Terra Drive Systems in no way provides any guarantees that a purchaser of Mud Hog will experience similar results.
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Sources:

Compaction Data Baseline
Based on PennState "Effects of Soil Compaction" (2004)
Reduction of Compaction Data
TDS Drive field testing conducted in Brazil and NA (2012)
Cost of Ownership Data
Iowa State University Cooperative Extension Service Decision Maker (2009)
Fuels Savings Data
TDS Drive field testing conducted in Brazil and NA (2012)
 
 
 
 
 
 

If head is combined with base unit. Change Display to only one item. Then enter 0 values
in (Purchase price, Current Price, Current engine hours, Current age and Years of ownership
remaining) under Attachment or Harvesting Head