Table 8. Survey of Custom Farmwork Rates Charged in 2015

Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6
Tillage
Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
Moldboard Plow ac
67
$29
$24
$33
$25
hr
50
$130
$89
$159
$118
3
$128
Chisel Plow/Soil Saver ac
63
$24
$20
$26
$22
4
$26
hr
43
$190
$115
$270
$164
3
$157
Disc - Primary Tillage ac
45
$19
$15
$25
$17
3
$24
hr
27
$213
$99
$304
$199
Disc - Secondary Tillage ac
38
$17
$13
$20
$15
hr
27
$212
$100
$300
$185
Vertical Tillage ac
63
$20
$15
$25
$17
5
$23
hr
43
$282
$146
$400
$282
Zone Tillage

with fertilizer

ac
6
$23
$21
hr
5
$426
$319
Field Cultivate ac
106
$14
$11
$18
$13
5
$17
hr
79
$241
$120
$331
$246
3
$198
Harrowing ac
11
$7
$5
$8
$10
hr
9
$141
$71
$234
$113
3
$98
Deep Tillage/Subsoiling ac
19
$29
$24
$34
$28
hr
15
$215
$141
$277
$191
Packer/Rolling ac
57
$7
$5
$10
$7
hr
31
$148
$90
$203
$145
Stalk Chopping ac
9
$14
$12
$16
$11
hr
4
$167
$95
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6
Soybeans
Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
Convential Row Planter ac
46
$21
$18
$25
$21
hr
28
$302
$127
$450
$270
Minimum/No-Till Planter ac
42
$25
$22
$28
$23
hr
26
$346
$158
$525
$322
Conventional Drill ac
20
$20
$18
$23
$22
hr
11
$183
$84
$288
$142
No-Till Drill ac
80
$24
$20
$26
$23
5
$28
hr
58
$246
$149
$367
$209
3
$294
Air Seeder without fertilizer ac
26
$24
$22
$27
$23
hr
17
$422
$312
$545
$449
Air Seeder with fertilizer ac
31
$25
$22
$28
$24
hr
23
$405
$246
$566
$497
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6
Corn
Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
Conventional Row Planter width 23 in. or less
with Starter Fertilizer ac
23
$21
$16
$25
$22
hr
13
$282
$136
$405
$341
without Starter Fertilizer ac
4
$22
$19
hr
3
$297
Row width 24 in. or more
with Starter Fertilizer ac
77
$22
$18
$25
$22
3
$27
hr
49
$315
$140
$440
$284
3
$269
without Starter Fertilizer ac
7
$20
$18
hr
5
$299
 
 
$160
Minimum/No-tillRow width 23 in. or less
with Starter Fertilizer ac
8
$25
$20
$30
$24
hr
6
$214
$293
Row width 24 in. or more
with Starter Fertilizer ac
41
$26
$22
$30
$23
3
$31
hr
30
$273
$138
$457
$277
4
$170
without Starter Fertilizer ac
4
$26
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6
Cereals (Oats,Barley,Wheat)
Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
Coventional Drill
with Starter Fertilizer ac
16
$19
$15
$24
$20
hr
12
$168
$64
$284
$177
without Starter Fertilizer ac
12
$18
$15
$21
$17
hr
6
$153
$136
No-till drill
with Starter Fertilizer ac
44
$24
$21
$27
$23
hr
27
$247
$157
$337
$202
without Starter Fertilizer ac
20
$24
$20
$28
$22
hr
13
$268
$160
$368
$173
Air Seeder without Fertilizer ac
14
$24
$20
$28
$22
hr
11
$438
$300
$600
$475
Air Seeder with Fertilizer ac
26
$24
$22
$25
$24
hr
19
$425
$289
$528
$463
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6
Forages
Unit
#

2015

2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
Drill ac
25
$24
$19
$28
$21
hr
15
$237
$104
$308
$255
Broadcast/ATV Spreading ac
22
$5
$4
$7
$4
hr
12
$94
$59
$134
$87
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6
Weed Control
Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
Herbicide (excluding herbicide cost)
Pull-type Sprayer ac 48
$9
$8
$11
$9 
4
$9
hr 33
$358
$196
$554
$310
3
$247
Self-propelled High Clearance Sprayer ac 68
$10
$8
$10
$9
4
$10
hr 37
$511
$282
$712
$501
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6
Mechanical
Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
Inter-row Cultivation ac
5
$14
 
 
$11
hr
4
$109
 
 
$114
 
 
Rotary Hoe ac
6
$8
 
 
$8
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6
Fertilizer Application
Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
Spread-dry Fertilizer ac
46
$9
$8
$10
$8
5
$10
hr
25
$282
$126
$425
$232
3
$383
Rental of Dry Bulk Applicator ac
5
$12
$12
hr
4
$15
$12
Anhydrous ac
10
$15
$13
$18
$14
hr
7
$212
$184
Liquid-ground ac
18
$10
$9
$11
$9
hr
6
$376
$361
Liquid Side-dress ac
21
$13
$10
$15
$10
hr
13
$261
$139
$375
$164
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6
Insecticide/Fungicide
Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
Early Season Application ac
11
$10
$8
$11
$10
hr
5
$426
 
 
$323
Late Season Application ac
8
$11
$9
$13
$10
hr
4
$445
$321
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6

Combining

Corn

Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
with grain buggy ac
136
$44
$40
$48
$42
4
$49
hr
80
$375
$240
$500
$355
without grain buggy ac
12
$44
$40
$50
$41
hr
5
$182
$273
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6

Combining

Soybeans

Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
with grain buggy ac
140
$43
$40
$46
$41
6
$44
hr
80
$504
$313
$720
$467
4
$392
without grain buggy ac
13
$42
$40
$48
$41
hr
6
$217
$386
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6

Combining

Cereals

Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
with grain buggy ac
127
$42
$40
$45
$40
5
$44
hr
73
$449
$222
$645
$401
5
$284
without grain buggy ac
11
$40
$32
$49
$39
hr
5
$120
$265
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6

Canola

Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
with grain buggy ac
11
$45
$43
$45
$39
hr
8
$462
$187
$674
$417
 
 
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6

Grain Buggy Alone

Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
  ac
18
$5
$3
$8
$5
 
 
hr
10
$143
$84
$248
$80
 
 
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6

Other Crop Harvesting

Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
Grain Swathing ac
7
$16
$14
 
 
hr
10
$83
$57
$95
$98
4
$71 
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6

Other Crop Harvesting

High Moisture Corn

Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
Combined and hauled to silo ac
5
$48
$49
hr
3
$333
$312
 
 
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6

Other Crop Harvesting

Edible Beans

Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
Bean pulling + windrowing ac
7
$35
$38
hr
3
$392
Combing - Conventional grain type ac
14
$44
$42
$46
$42
hr
5
$449
$389
Combing - Specialty - Bob/Lillston ac
7
$51
$58
hr
4
$456
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6

Trucking

Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
Grains and Oilseeds bu
6
$0.16
$0.17
mt
66
$9
$6
$11
$8
Custom Operation
Provincial
Area 6

Forage Harvesting

Hay

Unit
#
2015
2015 Percentile
2012
#

2015

ave.

ave.
15th
85th
ave.
Swathing/conditioning ac
43
$18
$15
$20
$17
3
$16
hr
40
$154
$80
$205
$124
6
$101
Raking ac
33
$9
$6